Yu Tse Heng

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Assistant Professor of Commerce

University of Virginia


Heng, Y. T. & Fehr, R. (2022). When you try your best to help but don't succeed: How self-compassionate reflection influences reactions to interpersonal helping failures. Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes.

Schabram, K. & Heng, Y. T. (2022). How other- and self-compassion reduce burnout through resource replenishment. Academy of Management Journal.

Dodson, S. & Heng, Y. T. (2022). Self-compassion in organizations: A review and future research agenda. Journal of Organizational Behavior.

Heng, Y. T., Wagner, D., Barnes, C. M., & Guarana, C. (2018). Archival research: Expanding the methodological toolkit in social psychology. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 78, 14-22.

Manuscripts in Revision/Under Review

Heng, Y. T., Barnes, C. M., & Yam, K. C. (conditionally accepted). How cannabis use affects creativity. Journal of Applied Psychology.

Heng, Y. T., Khan, U. A., & Hafenbrack, A. (under 1st review). Examining the benefits of simple compassion nudges. Journal of Applied Psychology.

Khan, U. A., Barnes, C. M., Heng, Y. T., Wu, W., & Wu, S. (under 1st review). How awe-inspiring followers influence leaders. Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes.

Selected Works-in-Progress

Heng, Y. T. (finalizing). The grief-work interface. Target: Administrative Science Quarterly.

Fulmer, C. A., Heng, Y. T., Song, Q., Lim, J. H., & Chen, Y. (finalizing). Dyadic trust asymmetry as a motivational force. Target: Organization Science.

Heng, Y. T., Chi, N. W., Farh, C. I. C, & Wang, A-C. (writing). Forgiveness as a prosocial response to abusive supervision. Target: Journal of Applied Psychology.

Heng, Y. T., Fehr, R., Schabram, K., & Patel, C. (collecting Study 4 data). The amplifying effect of self-compassion on compassion. Target: Personnel Psychology.