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TIP Interview With Professor Wendong Li In this issue, we talk with another builder of organiza- tional neuroscience (ON), Professor Wedong Li. He studies the joint influences of genetics and environ- mental factors in the workplace. Even at this early point in his career, Wendong Li has several notable accomplishments to his name. He re- ceived a PhD in Management from National University of Singapore in 2013, and a PhD in Industrial- Organizational Psychology from Chinese Academy of Sciences in 2008. He was the recipient of the Academy of Management’s Best Student Convention Paper Award of the HR Division in 2007 and the Academy of Management’s International HRM Scholarly Research Award in 2009. Wendong Li joined Kansas State Uni- versity in 2013 as an assistant professor. In this issue, we talk with Wendong Li about genetics as individual differences that influence the extent to which people are willing and able to modify, and adapt to, their environments. M. K. Ward North Carolina State University Bill Becker Texas Christian University What are your research interests? I examine the issue of proactivity in a number of areas, including work design and analysis, leadership, person- ality, and career success. Proactivity is a crucial form of human agency, that is, taking an active approach to make things happen. For example, I study how proac- tive personality characteristics modify people’s job characteristics and how people define the boundaries of their jobs. How do individual differences and envi- ronmental factors influence leadership development? How can people proactively change and can be changed by the work environment (Li, Fay, Frese, Harms, & Gao, 2014)? The Industrial Organizational Psychologist 57