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HKBU Reward Management & Innovation Symposium sheds light on reward management in the new normal

14 Jun, 2022
img The Department of Management and the Centre for Human Resources Strategy and Development of the HKBU School of Business co-organised the “HKBU Reward Management & Innovation Symposium 2022” on 2 June 2022. The webinar attracted around 200 participant, including academia and practitioners, for an inspiring discussion.

The symposium featured Prof. Randy Chiu, Professor Emeritus of the HKBU Department of Management, delivering a keynote speech on analytics for improving employee rewards. Prof. Chiu shared his insights on Human Resources Analytics for Reward Management, and provided examples on how to utilise HR data analytics to improve organisational performance and enhance employee health and wellbeing.

Following Prof. Chiu’s sharing, Dr. Man-Nok Wong, Assistant Professor of Sun Yat-sen University, and Dr. Rongjun Yu, Associate Professor of HKBU Department of Management, presented their latest research findings on the pay transparency taboo and the connection between neuroscience and reward management. The symposium was concluded with a dialogue session on “Reinventing reward management in the new normal”, gathering industry professionals to share insights and exchange ideas on best practices. Joining the conversation were Ms. Sarah Cheuk, HR Director of Fano Labs, Mr. Gabriel Kung, Chief Commercial Officer of Bowtie Life Insurance Company, Mr. John Lee, Head of Performance, Rewards and Benefits, Hong Kong Cluster & Greater Bay Area of Standard Chartered Bank, and Ms. Felicity Ting, Managing Director, Human Resources of China International Capital Corporation (Hong Kong) Limited.

The symposium aims to engage academics and human resources management leaders in sharing insights and the latest research to strengthen the connections between research and practice. The global outbreak of the COVID-19 has brought about tremendous changes in the various aspects of HR and has pushed organisations to be adaptive and innovative in reward management in order to remain competitive.