Jia (Jasmine) Hu is currently an Associate Professor of Management at the Fisher College of Business, the Ohio State University. Previously, Jasmine served on the faculty of the Mendoza College of Business at the University of Notre Dame for five years. Jasmine received her Ph.D. with concentrations in Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management from University of Illinois at Chicago. Jasmine’s primary research interests focus on understanding the interplay between leadership and teams, and leader characteristics and behaviors contributing to team effectiveness. Another main area that Jasmine has been working on is the formation and outcomes of prosocial motivation and behaviors. Jasmine's work has been evidenced in the management field’s top journals such as the Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Applied Psychology, Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, and Personnel Psychology and has been mentioned in media outlets, such as the New York Times, Washington Post, Fortune, ABC News, CNBC, MSN, CNS News, Huffington Post, and Yahoo! Finance. Jasmine's teaching experience includes courses of Organizational Behavior and Management Competencies at the undergraduate level and Leadership at the MBA level. In terms of consulting and applied experiences, Jasmine served as a consultant for Accenture (China) and McKinsey & Company (US) and conducted field research in companies across a variety of industries in both U.S. and China.

Areas of Expertise

  • Leadership and Teams
  • Prosocial Motivation and Behavior
  • Personality


  • PhD University of Illinois-Chicago
  • MA Renmin University of China


  • BUSMHR 7261 - Leadership for Specialized Masters

    Introduction to topics in leadership with a focus on applications for specialized business masters students. Prereq: Enrollment in MBLE, Specialized Masters in Logistics, or Specialized Masters in Marketing, or permission of instructor.

  • BUSMHR 7306 - Understanding Teams & Leadership for Human Resource Managers

    A focus on the manager's role in dealing with individuals and work teams. Other topics include: work design, communications, leadership and motivation. Prereq: Enrollment in MHRM program.

  • MBA 6202 - Leadership

    An overview of factors that influence individual and team performance and techniques to improve it; analytical frameworks for determining effectiveness of given techniques in specific circumstances. Prereq: Enrollment in MBA or WPMBA program; or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 860.