Kaifeng Jiang is an Associate Professor of Management and Human Resources at Fisher College of Business, The Ohio State University. He received his Ph.D. in Industrial Relations and Human Resources from Rutgers University in 2013. He also got his bachelor and master degrees in Human Resource Management from Renmin University of China. Before joining Fisher, Kaifeng worked for the University of Notre Dame for four years. Kaifeng’s primary research interest is the effects of human resource management (HRM) practices on employee, team, and organizational outcomes. Related interests include leadership, work teams, organizational climate, and HR analytics. He regularly presents his research at conferences of Academy of Management (AOM) and Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP). His research work has been evidenced in top-tier publications, such as Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Applied Psychology, Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, and Personnel Psychology. Kaifeng is an Associate Editor of Human Resource Management Journal (2016-2019) and serve on the editorial boards of Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Applied Psychology, Personnel Psychology, Management and Organization Review, and International Journal of Human Resource Management. He is actively involved in the activities of the HR Division of AOM by serving on the HR Division’s Executive Committee (2017-2020), Awards Committees, and Doctoral Consortium.

Areas of Expertise

  • Strategic HRM
  • Organizational Climates
  • HR Analytics


  • PhD, Rutgers University
  • MA, Renmin University of China
  • BA Renmin University of China


  • BUSMHR 3303 - HR Analytics

    This course is intended to prepare students with the necessary tools for using data analysis to inform HR decision-making and to analyze issues and problems in HRM. Prereq: English 1110.01 or equiv.

  • BUSMHR 4330 - Strategic Human Resource Management

    Examination of a strategic perspective for managing employees that emphasizes the use of ethical practices and evaluates how practices fit together with organizational objectives. Prereq: 2291 or 2292 (BusAdm 499.01); and 3200 (701), and AcctMIS 2200 (211), 2300 (212), and BusMgt 2320 (330), 2321 (331). Not open to students with credit for 769.

  • BUSMHR 7303 - People Analytics for Human Resource Management

    This course will familiarize students with the concept of data analytics (big data) and its applicability in a business environment. Students will have the opportunity to experience different statistical methods and data analytics software in order to analyze information while putting that data into a compelling story to help drive business decisions. Prereq: Enrollment in the MHRM program.