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Alyssa X. Liang is Assistant Professor of Entrepreneurship at the Department of Management and Organisation at VU Amsterdam.

Alyssa received her PhD from National University of Singapore in 2019. During her PhD study, she also conducted research at Kelley Business School, Indiana University as a visiting doctoral student.

Prior to joining academia, Alyssa was an entrepreneur who had worked in Shanghai and Singapore.

Curriculum Vitae.


Alyssa’s research lies at the intersection of entrepreneurship and organizational behavior, with a particular focus on how dark personality characteristics manifest themselves in the entrepreneurial process. To this end, Alyssa has investigated the influence of dark personality characteristics (e.g., the dark triad and greed) on opportunity exploitation, personnel selection in entrepreneurial teams, and venture performance.

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Education/Academic qualification

Management, PhD, National University of Singapore


Innovation, Master, Singapore Management University


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Education Medicine & Life Sciences
Job Satisfaction Medicine & Life Sciences
Sampling Studies Medicine & Life Sciences
Health Medicine & Life Sciences
Personality characteristics Business & Economics
Life Satisfaction Arts & Humanities
Netherlands Medicine & Life Sciences
Triad Business & Economics

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Research Output 2019 2019

Educated and Happy: A Four‐Year Study Explaining the Links Between Education, Job Fit, and Life Satisfaction

Ilies, R., Yao, J., Curseu, P. L. & Liang, A. X., 2019, In : Applied Psychology. 68, 1, p. 150-176

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Open Access
Job Satisfaction
Sampling Studies
Life Satisfaction