Professor in Management
University Registrar
Senior Research Fellow, The Institute of Advanced Studies in Humanities and Social Science
  • Ph.D., Management, University of Oregon, USA, 1994
  • M.B.A., Marketing, Michigan State University, USA, 1990
  • B.B.A., Management, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, 1987
  • Senior Editor, Asia Pacific Journal of Management (ABS 3), 2010 – Present
  • Editorial Review Board Member, Journal of Management Studies (ABS 4), 2021 – Present
  • Editorial Review Board Member, Journal of Trust Research, 2010 – Present
  • Vice President, Asia Academy of Management, 2011 – 2015
  • Undergraduate Courses
    • Principles of Management (MGMT102)
    • Strategic Management (MGMT317)
    • Global Strategic Management (MGMT404)
    • Strategic Management of Gaming Industry (GAMM311)
  • Postgraduate Courses
    • Global Business Strategy (IMBB112)
    • Strategic Management in Hospitality Industry (MGMT711)
    • PhD Seminar in Research Methods (MGMT800)
    • Applied Business Research (GMBA710)
  • EMBA Courses
    • Management of Organizations and Culture (MGMT7300)
  • National Natural Science Foundation of China –“职场偏差行为的微观权力干预:职场义警的形成、作用及存续机制研究.” 2022-25.
  • University of Macau’s Collaborative Research Grant – “Online user interaction: A cross-disciplinary research based on digital data.” 2022-24.
  • National Natural Science Foundation of China –“脏工作如何不脏?中国情境下肮脏工的内涵结构、作用机制及干预 策略研究.” 2020-23.
  • Higher Education Bureau of Macao, Specialized Subsidy Scheme for Macao Higher Education Institutions in the Area of Research in Humanities and Social Sciences — “Responses and interventions to customer incivility: A multi-perspective study.” 2020-22.
  • Outstanding Research Award (Faculty Level – Balance Track), Faculty of Business Administration, University of Macau, 2019.
  • Best Research Award (Faculty Level), Faculty of Business Administration, University of Macau, 2018.
  • Best Teaching Award (Department Level), Faculty of Business Administration, University of Macau, 2017.
  • Journal of Organizational Behavior Best Papers Award Published in 2013 – Runner up.
  • Beta Gamma Sigma Outstanding Scholar, University of Houston – Clear Lake Chapter, 2000.
  • University of Macau’s Research Grant – “Exploring the ‘dark side’ and ‘bright side’ of monitoring at work.”  2019-21.
  • University of Macau’s Research Grant – “Personality and Innovation in Organizations.”  2017-19.
  • University of Macau’s Research Grant – “Status Quo Bias in Making Decisions.”  2015 and 2016.
  • The Chinese University of Hong Kong’s Direct Research Grant – “What Happens to Performance and Organizational Citizenship Behaviors after Seeking Feedback?”  with C. S. Wong and K.Z. Peng. 2011.
  • Hong Kong Research Grant Council Grant – “Felt Trust and Work Performance” with Dora C. Lau. 2010-11.
  1. Chi, N.-W. & Lam, L. W. 2022. “Is negative group affective tone always bad for team creativity? Team trait learning goal orientation as the boundary condition.” Group and Organization Management, 47(1): 72-108. (DOI: 10.1177/10596011211011336) (SSCI; ABS3)
  2. McMackin, J. F, Chiles, T. H., & Lam, L. W. 2022. “Integrating variable risk preferences, trust, and transaction cost economics –  25 years on: reflections in memory of Oliver Williamson.” Journal of Institutional Economics, 18: 253-268. (doi:10.1017/S1744137421000576)(SSCI; ABS3)
  3. Zhao, L., Lam, L. W., Zhu, J. N. Y., & Zhao, S. 2022. “Doing it purposely? Mediation of moral disengagement in the relationship between illegitimate tasks and counterproductive work behavior.” Journal of Business Ethics, 179(3): 733-747. (DOI: 10.1007/s10551-021-04848-7) (SSCI; FT50; ABS3)
  4. Zhang, I. D., Lam, L. W., Dong, L., & Zhu, J. N. Y. 2021 “Can embedded employees be satisfied? – The role of job crafting and goal-striving orientations.” Journal of Business and Psychology, 36: 435-447. (SSCI; ABS3).
  5. Zhou, H., Dang, L., Lam., L. W., Zhang, M. X., & Wu, A. M. S. 2021. “A cross-lagged panel model for testing the bidirectional relationship between depression and smartphone addiction and the influences of maladaptive metacognition on them in Chinese adolescents.” Addictive Behaviors, 120, Article 106978: 1-8.
  6. Chark, R., Lam, L. W. & Fong, L. H. N. 2020. “Morning larks travel more than night owls? Chronotypical effect on travel frequency through novelty seeking.” Tourism Management, 77, Article 104035: 11. (DOI: 10.1016/j.tourman.2019.104035) (SSCI; ABS4)
  7. Lin, C., Li, X. & Lam, L. W. 2020 “Development or maintenance? Dual-oriented HR system, employee achievement motivation, and work well-being.” Human Resource Management, 59(4): 311-325 (lead article). (DOI: 10.1002/hrm.21997) (SSCI; ABS4; FT50.)
  8. Lin, X. W., Lam, L. W., & Zhang, L. L. 2020. “The curvilinear relationship between job satisfaction and employee voice: Speaking up for the organization and the self.” Asia Pacific Journal of Management, 37: 587-607. ( (SSCI; ABS3)
  9. Lam, L. W. & Xu, J. 2019, “Power imbalance and employee silence: The role of abusive leadership, power distance orientation, and perceived organizational politics.” Applied Psychology: An International Review. 68(3): 513-546. (doi: 10.1111/apps.12170) (SSCI; ABS3)
  10. Lam, L. W., Chuang, A., Wong, C. S. & Zhu, J. N. Y. 2019. “A typology of three-way interaction models: Applications and suggestions for Asian management research.” Asia Pacific Journal of Management, 36 (1): 1-16. (DOI: (SSCI; ABS3)
  11. Schaubroeck, J. M., Lam, L. W., Lai, J. Y. M., Lennard, A. C., Peng, A. C., & Chan, K. W. 2018. “Changing Experiences of Work Dirtiness, Occupational Disidentification, and Employee Withdrawal.” Journal of Applied Psychology, 103(10): 1086-1100. (DOI: 10.1037/apl0000330) (SSCI; ABS4*; FT50)
  12. Bavik, Y. L., Tang, P. M., Shao, R., & Lam, L. W. 2018. “Ethical leadership and employee knowledge sharing: Exploring dual-mediation paths.” Leadership Quarterly. 29: 322-332. ( (SSCI; ABS4)
  13. Lam, L. W., Peng, K. Z., Wong, C. S., & Lau, D. 2017 “Is more feedback seeking always better? LMX moderates the relationship between FSB and performance.” Journal of Management. 43(7): 2195-2217. (DOI: 10.1177/0149206315581661) (SSCI; ABS4*; FT50)
  14. Chan, I. C. C., Lam, L. W., Chow, C. W. C. Fong, L. H. N., & Law, R. 2017. “The effect of online reviews on hotel booking intention:  The role of reader-reviewer similarity.” International Journal of Hospitality Management, 66: 54-65. (SSCI; ABS3)
  15. Fong, L. H. N., Lam, L. W., & Law, R. 2017. “How locus of control shapes intention to reuse mobile apps for making hotel reservations: Evidence from Chinese consumers.” Tourism Management. 61: 331-342. (DOI: 10.1016/j.tourman.2017.03.002) (SSCI; ABS4)
  16. Lam, L. W., Liu, Y., & Loi, R. 2016. “Looking intra-organizationally for identity cues: Whether perceived organizational support shapes employees’ organizational identification.” Human Relations. 69(2): 345-367. (DOI:10.1177/0018726715584689) (SSCI; ABS4; FT50)
  17. Loi, R., Liu, Y., Lam, L. W., & Xu, J. 2016. “Buffering emotional job demands: The interplay between proactive personality and team potency.” Journal of Vocational Behavior. 95: 128-137. (DOI: 10.1016/j.jvb.2016.08.007) (SSCI; ABS4)
  18. Lam, L. W., Loi, R., & Chan, K. W. 2016 “Voice more and stay longer: How ethical leaders influence employee voice and exit intentions.” Business Ethics Quarterly. 26(3): 277-300. (SSCI; ABS4)
  19. Xu, A. J., Loi, R. & Lam, L. W. 2015. “The bad boss takes it all: How abusive supervision and leader-member exchange interact to influence employee silence.” Leadership Quarterly. 26: 763-774. ( (SSCI; ABS4)

Full list of publication

  1. “Getting our hands dirty: A ten-year journey of dirty work research.” Keynote presentation at the Taiwan Academy of Management, Taiwan Normal University, Dec. 24, 2019.
  2. “Analyzing simple and complex moderation in global business research.” Keynote speech at the 4th Beihang IEB Forum, School of Economics and Management, Beihang University, China, Oct. 20, 2018.
  3. “Conducting leadership research in Asia.” Keynote speech at the 2nd International Forum of Chinese Human Resource Management and Employee Well-being Management, School of Economics and Management, Wuhan University, China, Sept. 28-29, 2013.
  • Member, Asia Academy of Management Society, 2002-Present
  • Certified Facilitator, Zenger-Miller Inc., 1995
  • Member, The Academy of Management, 1991-Present
  • “Resumption of face-to-face classes in UM.” TV interview by TDM, Aug 14, 2021.
  • “Class resumption of UM graduating students.” Newspaper interview by the Macau Daily, April 21, 2020.
  • “介紹澳門大學及收生情況.”Radio interview by 北京人民廣播電台《教育面對面》節目監制張錚, Dec. 20, 2019.
  • “澳門大學及招生”TV interview by杭州電視台《留學的真相》, Nov. 7, 2019.
  • “Forum Introduction of the Greater Bay Area,” Speaker for the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area Forum on Regional Economy, Logistics and Tourism: Prospects and Opportunities, University of Macau, Oct. 27, 2017.
  • “Forum Introduction of the Greater Bay Area,” Speaker for the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area Forum on Regional Economy, Logistics and Tourism: Prospects and Opportunities, University of Macau, Oct. 27, 2017.
  • “Four Places of Cross-Straits Social Enterprise Summit (organized by Fuhong Society of Macau),” Moderator for the session on the Development and Ecosystem of Social Enterprises in Hong Kong, Sept. 21, 2017.
  • “The Impact of the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge: An Examination from the Tourism Development Perspective.” Consultancy project for China Tourism Group Company, Limited and China Travel Service (Holdings) Hong Kong Limited, 2016 and 17.
  • “Turistas Seguem Críticas Personalizadas” (Tourists follow personalized opinions). Newspaper interview by the Jornal Tribuna de Macau (澳門論壇日報), August 28, 2017.
  • “Government vs. private sector job debate continues.” Newspaper interview by the Macau Business Daily, Oct. 21, 2016.
  • “Strategy and Innovation in Hospitality Industry.” Talk delivered for MGM Macau Hotel, July 18, 2016.
  • “GAME 2014 Gaming in Asia – Managing for Excellence.” Moderator for the Forum on Human Resource Management in MGM Hotel, Sept. 23, 2014.
  • “Officials ‘to blame’ for job fears.” Newspaper interview by the South China Morning Post, July 4, 2013.
  • “The profession of human resource management.” Invited Presentation on Career Talk by Tertiary Education Service Office (GAES, Gabinete de Apoio ao Ensino Superior), Government of Macau, Nov. 4, 2012.
  • “Fewer jobs for HK people in Macau.” Newspaper interview by the South China Morning Post, Oct. 1, 2012.
  • “澳門通將接受銀聯閃付卡付費.” Radio Interview by 澳門電台, March 6, 2012
  • “Luxury goods consumption by Mainlanders in Macau.” TV interview by TDM English News from 13:08 to 13:45 (, Feb. 10, 2012.
  • Macau Prime Awards for Service Excellence 2008.” Panel Judge, 2008.
  • “Macau Human Resource Forum.” Panel discussant for the American Chamber of Commerce in Macau, 2008.
  • “Market Survey on Customer Satisfaction.” Consultancy for Direcção dos Serviços de Regulação de Telecomunicações (Bureau of Telecommunications), Government of Macau, 2007.