Prof. Jacky Fok Loi HONG

Associate Professor in Management
Programme Director of the Master of Business Administration Programme (MBA)
Head of Department of Management and Marketing

Faculty of Business Administration
University of Macau, E22
Avenida da Universidade, Taipa, Macau, China

Contact Information

Room: E22-1053
Telephone: (853) 8822-4709
E-mail: fbaflh
  • PhD, Management Learning, Lancaster University, U.K., 2003
  • MBA, Marketing and Strategic Management, University of Macau, Macau, 1997
  • BBA, Marketing, University of Macau, Macau, 1994
  • Assistant Professor, Faculty of Business Administration, University of Macau (Sept. 2003 – Aug. 2008)
  • Lecturer, Faculty of Business Administration, University of Macau (Sept. 1998 – May. 2003)
  • Teaching Assistant, Faculty of Business Administration, University of Macau (Sept. 1996 – Aug. 1998)
  • Research Assistant, Faculty of Business Administration, University of Macau (Sept. 1994 – Aug. 1996)
  • Best Paper Award, 2018 Academy of International Business (AIB) Southeast Asia Regional Conference
  • Outstanding Reviewer Award, Technology Forecasting and Social Change
  • Outstanding Reviewer Award, Journal of International Management
  • FBA Service Award (Best of Department of Management and Marketing)
  • Outstanding Reviewer Award, Managerial and Organizational Cognition Division, 2013 Academy of Management (AOM) Meeting
  • Best Reviewer Award, 2011 Academy of International Business (AIB) Meeting
  • Academic Staff Award, University of Macau
  • Emerald/IACRM Chinese Management Research Fund Award
  • Undergraduate Courses
    • Global Strategic Management (MGMT404)
    • Special Topics in Strategic Management (MGMT414 )
    • Applied Business Project I & II (MGMT402 & MGMT403)
    • Competitive Advantage (MGMT366)
    • Human Resource Management (MGMT318 )
    • Strategic Management (MGMT317)
    • Principles of Management (MGMT101)
    • Introduction to Business (MGMT100)
  • Graduate Courses
    • Doctoral Seminar in Strategic Management (MTMK813)
    • Advances in Management Studies (MGMT736)
    • Strategic Management (MGMT711)
    • Research Methods (IMBB106)
    • Global Business Strategies (IMBB112)
  • Dual Embeddedness and Subsidiary-originated Innovation, funded by University of Macau, 2018-2020, Principal Investigator
  • Learning and Collaborating with Local Stakeholders for Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Initiatives: A Case Study of a Japanese Subsidiary in China, funded by Lingnan University, 2017-2019, Co-Investigator
  • Power-learning Relationships and the Scope for Local Practice Initiatives in China-based Subsidiaries of MNCs that are Headquartered Overseas, funded by Research Grants Council of Hong Kong, 2014-2016, Co-Investigator
  • Organizational Learning and Dynamic Capabilities in Chinese Enterprises, funded by University of Macau, 2011-2014, Principal Investigator
  • Making Sense of Power Inequality in Cross-cultural Organizational Learning, funded by Lingnan University, 2011-2013, Co-Investigator
  • Managing Organizational Learning in a Cross-cultural Context, funded by University of Macau, 2009-2010, Principal Investigator
  • Managing International Transfer of Organizational Learning Systems, funded by University of Macau, 2006-2007, Principal Investigator
  • Organizational Learning
  • Knowledge Management
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Innovation
  1. Hong, J., Zhao, X. & Snell, R. (2019) “Collaborative-based HRM practices and open innovation: A Conceptual Review”, International Journal of Human Resource Management, 30(1): 31-62. (ABS3)
  2. Li, S., Easterby-Smith, M. & Hong, J. (2019) “Towards an understanding of the nature of dynamic capabilities in high-velocity markets of China”, Journal of Business Research. 29: 212-226. (ABS3)
  3. Fong, V., Vong, A. & Hong, J. (2018) “Developing institutional logics in the tourism industry through coopetition”, Tourism Management, 66: 244-262. (ABS4)
  4. Hong, J., Snell, R. & Rowley, C. (2017) “Asia pacific as a research context for organizational learning: Background and research directions”, Asia Pacific Business Review, 23(4): 467-474. (ABS2)
  5. Hong, J., Snell, R. & Mak, C. (2016) “Knowledge assimilation at foreign subsidiaries of Japanese MNCs through political sensegiving and sensemaking”, Organization Studies, 37(9): 1297-1321. (FT50, ABS4)
  6. Örtenblad, A., Hong, J. & Snell, R. (2016) “Good leadership: A mirage in the desert?”, Human Resource Development International, 19(5): 349-357.
  7. Hong, J. & Snell, R. (2015) “Knowledge development through co-opetition: A case study of a Japanese foreign subsidiary and its local suppliers”, Journal of World Business, 56(4): 769-780. (ABS4)
  8. Hong, J. & Snell, R. (2015) “Boundary-crossing and the localization of capabilities in a Japanese multinational firm”, Asia Pacific Business Review, 21(3): 364-382. (ABS2)
  9. Nguyen, T. & Hong, J. (2013) “Local knowledge acquisition of foreign subsidiaries in Vietnam and China”, Multinational Business Review, 21(4): 312-333. (ABS2)
  10. Hong, J. & Snell, R. (2013) “Developing new capabilities across a supplier network through boundary crossing: A case study of China-based MNC subsidiary its local suppliers”, Organization Studies, 34(4): 377-406. (FT50, ABS4)
  11. Hong, J. (2012) “Glocalizing Nonaka’s SECI model: Issues and challenges”, Management Learning, 43(2): 198-206. (ABS3)
  12. Hong, J. & Nguyen, T. (2009) “Knowledge embeddedness and the transfer mechanisms in multinational corporations”, Journal of World Business, 44(4): 347-356. (ABS4)
  13. Hong, J., Snell, R. & Easterby-Smith, M. (2009) “Knowledge flow and boundary crossing at the periphery of a MNC”, International Business Review, 18(6): 539-554. (ABS3)
  14. Hong, J. & O, F. (2009) “Conflicting identities and power between communities of practice: The case of IT outsourcing”, Management Learning, 40(3): 311-326. (ABS3)
  15. Hong, J. & Snell, R. (2008) “Power Inequality in Cross-Cultural Learning: The Case of Japanese Transplants in China”, Asia Pacific Business Review, 14(2): 253-273. (ABS2)
  16. Hong, J. & Vai, S. (2008) “Knowledge sharing in cross-functional virtual team”, Journal of General Management, 34(2): 21-37. (ABS2)
  17. Hong, J., Easterby-Smith, M. & Snell, R. (2006) “Transferring organizational learning systems to Japanese subsidiaries in China”, Journal of Management Studies, 43(5): 1027-1058. (FT50, ABS4)
  18. Hong, J., Snell, R. & Easterby-Smith, M. (2006) “Cross Cultural Influences of Organizational Learning in MNCs: The Case of Japanese Companies in China”, Journal of International Management, 12(4): 408-429. (ABS3)
  1. Hong, J. & Xi, Z. (2017) “Effectuated Innovation Process in Entrepreneurial Firms: A Conceptual Model”, In S. Sindakis & P. Theodorou (eds.) Global Opportunities for Entrepreneurial Growth: Coopetition and Knowledge Dynamics within and across Firms, pp.11-30. Bingley: Emerald Publishing.
  2. Hong, J., Snell, R. & Rowley, C. (eds.) (2017) Organizational Learning in Asia: Issues and Challenges. Oxford: Elsevier.
  3. Hong, J., Snell, R. & Rowley, C. (2017) “Introduction: Organizational Learning in Context, Not Isolation”, In J. Hong, Snell, R. & Rowley (eds.) Organizational Learning in Asia: Issues and Challenges, pp.3-12. Oxford: Elsevier.
  4. Hong, J., Snell, R. & Rowley, C. (2017) “Challenges for Organizational Learning: Institutional Contexts, Cross-Border Knowledge and Context”, In J. Hong, Snell, R. & Rowley (eds.) Organizational Learning in Asia: Issues and Challenges, pp.187-192. Oxford: Elsevier.
  5. Hong, J., Snell, R. & Mak, C. (2014) “Contextualizing Nonaka’s Theory of Knowledge in China: When Samurai Meets Bruce Lee”, In A. örtenblad (ed), Handbook of Research on the Knowledge Management: Adaptation and Context, pp.343-365. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar.
  6. Hong, J., Snell, R. & Mian, L. (2013) “Developing learning organizations in China”, in A. örtenblad (ed), Handbook of Research on the Learning Organization: Adaptation and Context, pp.107-125. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar.
  7. Hong, J., Snell, R. S. & Easterby-Smith, M. (2012) “Research organizational learning in Chinese contexts”, in C. Wang, D. Ketchen & D. Bergh (eds), Research Methodology in Strategy and Management, Vol. 8, pp. 195-216. Emerald Publishing.
  8. Snell, R. S. & Hong J. (2011) ‘Asian perspectives on organizational learning’, in M. P. V. Easterby-Smith & M. Lyles (eds), Handbook on Organizational Learning and Knowledge Management (Second Edition), pp. 635-658. New York: Wiley.
  1. Snell, R. & Hong, J. (2018) “Managing Headquarters-Subsidiary Relationships in a Chinese Multinational Corporation: The Case of Huawei”, Acadey of International Business Southeast Asia Regional Conference, Hong Kong, China.
  2. Hong, J., Faiz, R. & Hollinshead, G. (2018) “An inside-out view of the ‘institutional void’: Dominant logics and personal networking in Pakistan and China”, Academy of International Business (AIB) Meeting, Minneapolis, U.S.A.
  3. Muniz, J., Wintersberger, D. & Hong, J. (2018) “Assembly Line Worker Perceptions of Factors Facilitating Knowledge Sharing: The Case of the MAN Modular Consortium in Brazil”, International Conference on Organizational Learning, Knowledge and Capabilities (OLKC), Liverpool, U.K.
  4. Hong, J., Snell, R. & Smith, A. (2017) “Strong-armed headquarters control and tame subsidiary responses in a contemporary Chinese MNC: The case of Huawei”, Academy of International Business (AIB) Meeting, Dubai, U.A.E.
  5. Wu, W. H. Fong, S. Wang & Hong, J. (2016) “Execution of the dynamic capabilities concept in China”, World Congress on Engineering and Computer Science, San Francisco, U.S.A.
  6. Hong, J. & Snell, R. (2016) “Discovering and exploiting opportunities in MNCs: An external embeddedness perspective”, European Group for Organizational Studies (EGOS) Colloquia, Naples, Italy.
  7. Hong, J., Snell, R. & Mak, C. (2016) “Dual embeddedness and subsidiary-originated innovation: The case of MNCs in China”, Academy of International Business (AIB) Meeting, New Orleans, U.S.A.
  8. Fong, V. & Hong, J. (2015) “Strategic Agent and the Internationalization of Chinese Firms”, European Group for Organizational Studies (EGOS) Colloquia, Athens, Greece.
  9. Hong, J. & Xu, J. (2015) “Image Evolution and Internationalization of Chinese State-owned Enterprises”, Strategic Management Society (SMS) Special Conference, St Gallen, Switzerland.
  10. Hong, J., Snell, R. & Mak, C. (2014) “Developing Knowledge-Based Practices at Foreign Subsidiaries of Japanese MNCs through Political Sensegiving and Sensemaking”, Academy of International Business (AIB) Southeast Asia Regional Conference, Macau, China.
  11. Fong, V. & Hong, J. (2014) “The Leveraging Role of Institutional Entrepreneur and Internationalization of Chinese Firms”, Strategic Management Society (SMS) Special Conference, Copenhagen, Denmark.
  12. Hong, J., Snell, R. & Mak, C. (2014) “Local Knowledge Development through Political Sensemaking in MNCs”, Academy of International Business (AIB) Meeting, Vancouver, Canada.
  13. Muniz, J., Batista, E., Costa, C., Hong, J., Yaroslav, P., Loureiro, G., Salomon, V. & Velasco, M. (2014) “Knowledge sharing through analytic hierarchy structure: Blue collar worker perspective”, International Conference on Organizational Learning, Knowledge and Capabilities (OLKC) 2014, Oslo, Norway.
  14. Hong, J. & Snell, R. (2013) “Co-opetition and knowledge development in overseas Japanese production networks: Including supplier’s voices”, Academy of International Business (AIB) Southeast Asia Regional Conference, Bali, Indonesia.
  15. Hong, J. & Snell, R. (2013) “Developing learning organizations in China”, International Conference on Organizational Learning, Knowledge and Capabilities (OLKC) 2013, Washington, D.C. US.
  16. Hong, J., Snell, R. & Mak, C. (2013) “Local knowledge development through boundary crossing in MNCs”, 8th Organization Studies Summer Workshop, Mykonos, Greece.
  17. Fong, V. & Hong, J. (2012) “Internationalization of Chinese firms: From isomorphism to strategic responses”, Strategic Management Society (SMS) Special Conference, Guangzhou, China.
  18. Fong, V. & Hong, J. (2012) “Home-based networks, local institutions and innovation of Chinese multinational firms”, Strategic Management Society (SMS) Special Conference, Singapore.
  19. Hong, J. & Snell, R. (2012) “Collaborative knowledge work in international context: Crossing cultural boundary”, 7th Organization Studies Summer Workshop, Rhodes, Greece.
  20. Mak, C., Hong, J. & Snell, R. (2012) “Cultivating local knowledge: Agency, power and culture”, International Conference on Organizational Learning, Knowledge and Capabilities (OLKC) 2012, Valencia, Spain.
  21. Fong, V. & Hong, J. (2011) “Home-based networks and internationalization of Chinese firms”, Conference on Emerging Market Firm Competitiveness, Temple University, Philadelphia, US.
  22. Hong, J. (2011) “Organizational learning in a cross-cultural context: A comparative study of Chinese and Japanese”, British Academy of Management (BAM) Conference, Aston University, Birmingham, UK.
  23. Nguyen, T. & Hong, J. (2011) “Local knowledge acquisitions of foreign subsidiaries: An empirical study of MNCs in Asia”, Academy of International Business (AIB) Meeting, Nagoya University, Nagoya, Japan.
  24. Hong, J. (2010) “Nonaka’s knowledge creation model: Universal or particularistic?”, International Conference on Organizational Learning, Knowledge and Capabilities (OLKC) 2010, Boston, US.
  25. Hong, J. & Snell, R. (2009) “Knowledge co-creation involving a foreign subsidiary in China and its local suppliers: A case study”, Academy of Management (AOM) Meeting, Chicago, US.
  26. Hong, J. & Nguyen, T. (2008) “Knowledge embeddedness and the transfer mechanisms in multinational corporations”, Strategic Management Society (SMS) Conference, Cologne, Germany.
  27. Hong, J., Snell, R. & Easterby-Smith, M. (2008) “The role of power and bridging repositories in knowledge transfer involving the periphery of a MNC”, Academy of Management (AOM) Meeting, Anaheim, California, US.
  28. Hong, J. & Vai, S. (2007) “Knowledge sharing in cross-functional virtual team”, Academy of International Business (AIB) Meeting, Indiana University, Indianapolis, US.
  29. Hong, J. & Lao, S. (2006). “Sustaining sensemaking practices: A case study of a higher education institution”, Proceedings of the International Conference on Organizational Learning, Knowledge and Capabilities, University of Warwick, Coventry, UK.
  30. Hong, J., Snell, R. & Easterby-Smith, M. (2004). “Cross-cultural Influences on Organizational Learning”, Proceedings of the First Conference on Cross-Cultural Leadership and Management Studies, Korea University, Seoul, Korea.
  31. Hong, J. (2003). “Researching Organizational Learning: Diversity of Modes and Methods”. Proceedings of Fifth International Conference on Organizational Learning and Knowledge, Lancaster University, Lancaster, UK.
  32. Hong, J. & Snell, R. (2002), “Power Inequality in Cross-Cultural Learning”, Proceedings of Third International Conference on Connecting Learning and Critique, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK.
  33. Hong, J. & Eastergy-Smith, M. (2002), “Transfer of Organizational Learning Practices”, Proceedings of Third European Conference on Organizational Knowledge, Learning, and Capabilities, ALBA, Athens, Greece.
  34. Pollard, D. & Hong, J. (2001), “Cross-cultural Learning Issues in International Joint Ventures”, Proceedings of 27th European International Business Academy Conference, Paris, France
  35. Hong, J. (2001), “The Socio-Cultural Constraints of Transferring Knowledge in Multinational Organizations”, Proceeding of 4th International Congress on Intellectual Capital, McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada.
  36. Pollard, D. & Hong, J. (2000), “Cross-cultural determinants of Learning in International Joint Venture”, Proceeding of the British Academy of Management Conference, Edinburgh University, Edinburgh, UK.
  37. Hong, J. & Pollard, D. (2000), “Critiques of Learning in International Joint Venture: The Neglected Role of Culture as an Important Determinant”, Proceeding of the 2nd Connecting Learning and Critique Conference, Lancaster University, Lancaster, UK.
  38. Hong, J. (2000), “Knowledge Creation-The Japanese Way”, Proceeding of the Fourth International Symposium on Macau and Japanese Studies, University of Macau, Macau
  39. Hong, J. (1999), “Cross-Cultural Influence on Organizational Learning: The Case of Japanese Companies in China”, Proceeding of the 3rd International Conference on Organizational Learning, Lancaster University, Lancaster, UK.
  40. Hong, J. (1999), “Organizational Learning and Total Quality Management: A Matter of Convergence?”, Proceeding of the Fourth International Conference on ISO 9000 & TQM, Baptist University, Hong Kong.
  41. Verges, P., Jesuino, J. C., Pereira, F. C., Antonio, N., Hong, J. Xu, L. and Yu, C. (1996) “Representation of Economic Processes in the Delta of Pearl River”, Proceedings of the Second South China International Business Symposium, University of Macau, Macau.
  • PhD Students
    • Xi Zhao (Entrepreneuriship in China, Ongoing)
    • Carry Mak (Organizational Learning in Multinational Firms, graduated in 2017)
    • Veronica Fong (Internationalization of Chinese Firms, graduated in 2015)
  • Master Students
    • I have supervised more than 25 MBA students’ thesis since 2004.
  1. Guest editor for a special issue of Human Resources Development International on “Good Leadership: A Matter of Learning, Development, Practice or Skepticism?”and a special issue of Asia Pacific Business Review on ‘Organizational Learning in Asia Pacific Contexts: Global Perspectives, Local Insights”
  2. Editorial Review Board Member (Journal of World Business, Management Learning, The Learning Organization, Critical Perspectives on International Business, Journal of Economics and Development, Global Economics and Management Review and The Production Journal)