The teaching faculty in the Department of Management, Marketing and Information Systems is balanced between international and local faculty, many of whom, in addition to their academic credentials, have practitioner backgrounds.
PhD (ESADE), is the Founder and Managing Director of BeCap Management Consultancy. He has taught academic courses in Spain, France, and Hong Kong and delivered corporate training in over 20 different countries. His research interests include organizational trust, diversity, and cross-cultural management. Ben has published articles in journals such as Organizational Studies, Cross-Cultural Management, and Cogent Psychology. In addition to his academic work, Ben is a senior consultant in organizational development. His main areas of expertise are diversity and inclusion, leadership development, and cross-cultural collaboration.
PhD (HKUST), is an Associate Professor in the Department of Management, Marketing and Information Systems at HKBU. His research interests include Strategic Human Resource Management, International Human Resource Management, Innovation and Creativity, Managerial Attention, Cross-cultural Management and Hospitality Management. He has published extensively on the topic of human resource management in leading management journals, including the Strategic Management Journal, Journal of Applied Psychology, Journal of Management, Personnel Psychology, and Human Resource Management.
PhD (Missouri), is a Senior Lecturer and Associate Head in the Department of Management, Marketing and Information Systems at HKBU. She has taught in the US, Hong Kong and the Chinese mainland. Her research interests include developmental relationships, career development, and cross-cultural management. She has published articles in journals such as International Journal of Human Resources Management, Journal of Managerial Psychology, Journal of Business Ethics, Journal of Research in Personality and Journal of Career Development. Before becoming a lecturer, she worked for the Hong Kong government for a number of years conducting management research.
DBA (HK PolyU), is a seasoned HR executive with extensive international experience in formulating HR & reward strategies; driving employee engagement; and leading organisational changes. As the People Lead for McDonald’s Asia markets and Japan, Sunny provides strategic guidance to leadership in HR strategy, culture transformation, and talent management. Prior to this, he was the Senior Reward Director of the Asia Pacific, Middle East and Africa region. Before joining McDonald’s, Sunny has held senior HR and reward roles in other industries including banking, technology, Petrochemical and Public Transportation.
With a strong passion in education, Sunny has held full-time appointment at HKBU and visiting appointment at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University. He currently serves different academic committees, including being the Chairman of the Centre for HR Strategy and Development at HKBU.
PhD (HKUST), is an Associate Professor in the Department of Management, Marketing and Information Systems at HKBU. Her research interests are in the area of organisational behaviour and human resources management, including workplace uncertainties, job insecurity, emotional intelligence, and counterproductive work behaviours at the individual and group levels. Her work has been published in leading international journals such as the Journal of Applied Psychology, Journal of Management, and Human Resources Management.
PhD (Lancaster), is a Teaching Consultant in the Department of Management, Marketing and Information Systems at HKBU. She holds a Ph.D. in Management Learning from the University of Lancaster, U.K. She is active in researching and writing materials on management issues in the Asian context and has published widely in international leading journals. Her research and teaching activities have focused on gender, strategic management, human resource management, work ethics and corporate social responsibility (CSR). She has published more than 50 papers on these topics, including 10 book chapters and over 40 refereed journal articles. She was formerly the director of the MSc in Strategic HRM.
Her professional activities are extensive. She has provided consulting and training services on ethics and CSR, corporate culture, and strategic planning to multinational corporations, utilities, and NGOs.
PhD (CUHK), is a Professor in the Department of Management, Marketing and Information Systems at HKBU. She teaches human resource management, international business, and strategic management for students at various levels. Her research areas include top management teams, strategic HRM and Chinese business strategies. She has published in a number of premier international refereed journals, including the Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of Management Studies, Human Resource Management, Human Relations, Leadership Quarterly and so forth, and is active in executive trainings in China.
DBA (HK PolyU), is a Teaching Consultant in the Department of Management, Marketing and Information Systems as well as the Associate Director of the Centre for Human Resources Strategy and Development at HKBU. Prior to his academic appointment, he was in the HR profession for over 27 years and held senior HR positions for local as well as multinational corporations with Greater China responsibilities. His key research interests include strategic HRM, employee relations and participation, performance management and career counselling.