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  • The University of Western Australia (M261), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth


  • 705 Citations
  • 7 h-Index

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Personal profile


March (Leung) To is a Senior Lecturer at the Business School at the University of Western Australia. He received his Ph.D. in Management from the University of Queensland in 2011 (November). His research interests include emotion and emotional wellbeing, creativity, and self-regulation. He explores these core human behaviours across different levels of conceptualization, including intra-individual variability (e.g., how a person’s day-by-day emotional changes influence the person’s day-by-day creativity, and vice versa), interpersonal dynamics (e.g., how displays of positive and negative emotions influence interpersonal behaviours in a dyad), and group dynamics (e.g., how diverse feelings among group members affect their group performance). His primary methodological interests are multilevel analysis and Experience Sampling Methodology. Dr. To has published in major international journals such as the Journal of Applied Psychology, the Journal of Organizational Behavior, and the Leadership Quarterly. Dr. To is serving on the editorial board of the Journal of Organizational behavior. His research has been funded by competitive government grants.  

Education/Academic qualification

Management , Ph.D, University of Queensland

Research expertise keywords

  • Emotion and Emotion Regulation; Creativity; Wellbeing

Industry keywords

  • Health
  • Finance and Business
  • Education

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Research Output

  • 705 Citations
  • 7 h-Index
  • 12 Article
  • 10 Conference paper
  • 3 Chapter
  • 1 Abstract/Meeting Abstract

Affective Influences on Creativity in Teams: A Multilevel and Regulatory Focus Perspective

To, M. L. & Fisher, C. D., 9 May 2019, The Oxford Handbook of Group Creativity and Innovation. Paulus, P. B. & Nijstad, B. A. (eds.). Oxford: Oxford University Press, USA, p. 102-117 7

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperChapter

  • What produces affective shift? When creative activities do and do not repair mood

    To, M. L. & Fisher, C. D., 1 Aug 2019, In : Academy of Management Proceedings. 2019, 1, p. 18704

    Research output: Contribution to journalAbstract/Meeting Abstract

    A Grateful Workday Makes Me Switch off Better: A Daily Investigation of Gratitude and Detachment

    Guo, Y. & To, M. L., 1 Aug 2018, In : Academy of Management Proceedings. 2018, 1, 14662.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • Exploration of Emotions and Leadership in Organizations at Multiple Levels of Analysis

    To, M., Fisher, C. D., Ashkanasy, N. & Zhou, J., 2018, Southern Management Association Proceedings.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

    When and why does transformational leadership influence employee creativity? The roles of personal control and creative personality

    Tse, H. H. M., To, M. L. & Chiu, W. C. K., Feb 2018, In : Human Resource Management. 57, 1, p. 145-157 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    7 Citations (Scopus)


    • 1 Editorial activity

    Journal of Organizational Behavior (Journal)

    March To (Member of editorial board)
    Jan 2020Dec 2022

    Activity: Editorial work or peer review of publicationsEditorial activity