Research Seminar

Seminar Coordinators: Prof. Wenxi JIANG and Prof. Yizhou XIAO

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Lau, Dora Chi-sun

Chinese Name: 劉芷申
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Education: BSocSc (HKU); MBA (Simon Fraser); PhD (UBC)
Position:

Associate Professor

Department: Dept of Management
Mailing Address: Room 824, 8/F, Cheng Yu Tung Building, No.12, Chak Cheung Street, Shatin, N.T., Hong Kong
Telephone: (852) 3943 7793
Fax No.: (852) 2603 6840
Email Address: dora@cuhk.edu.hk
Google Scholar: http://scholar.google.com.hk/citations?user=fHy2WbEAAAAJ&hl=en
Biography:
Dora C. Lau is an associate professor at the Department of Management at The Chinese University of Hong Kong Business School. She is also the coordinator of the PhD Program in the Department of Management. Prof. Lau’s research interests include demographic diversity and faultlines, team...

Dora C. Lau is an associate professor at the Department of Management at The Chinese University of Hong Kong Business School. She is also the coordinator of the PhD Program in the Department of Management. Prof. Lau’s research interests include demographic diversity and faultlines, team compositional dynamics, relational trust effects including interpersonal trust and feeling trusted, upper echelon composition and organizational impact, family business challenges and management, and Chinese management. Prof. Lau has published extensively in top-tiered journals such as Academy of Management Review, Academy of Management Journal, and Journal of Applied Psychology. She is currently serving as the Consulting Editor of the Journal of Applied Psychology, the Associate Editor of the Journal of Trust Research, and also guest-edited a Special issue for the Asia Pacific Journal of Management, namely Leadership in Asia. Prof. Lau received her Ph.D. degree from The University of British Columbia.

Research Interest: Demographic diversity and faultline management, organizational trust, team dynamics, and supervisor-subordinate relationship
Academic Publications & Working Papers:
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Lam, L., Wong, C. S., Peng, Z., & Lau, D. (in press). Is more feedback-seeking always better? Leader-member exchange moderates the relationship between feedback-seeking behavior and performance. Journal of Management. DOI: 10.1177/0149206315581661
Li, W. & Lau, D. (2014). Asymmetric factional groups in family firms: When group faultline is a good thing. Academy of Management Best Paper Conference Proceedings, 1412-1417s.  
Lau, Dora Chi-sun, Wei, S., 2014, Examining the Effects of Feeling Trusted by Supervisors in the Workplace: A Self-Evaluative Perspective. Journal of Organizational Behavior, 35, 112-127
Rico, R, Sanchez-Manzanares, M, Antino, M, Lau, Dora Chi-sun, 2012, Bridging Team Faultlines by Combining Task Role Assignment and Goal Structure Strategies. Journal of Applied Psychology, 97(2), 407-420
Wen, S, Lau, Dora Chi-sun, Lam, L., 2012, Enhancing Trust in Chinese Organizations. The Handbook of Chinese Organizational Behavior: Integrating Theory, Research, and Practice, 289-306. Cheltenham, Glos, UK: Edward Elgar Publishing Limited.
Lam, L., Lau, Dora Chi-sun, 2012, Feeling Lonely at Work: Investigating the Consequences of Unsatisfactory Workplace Relationship. International Journal of Human Resource Management
Lam, L., Huang, X, Lau, Dora Chi-sun, 2012, Leadership Research in Asia: Taking the Road Less Traveled?. Asia Pacific Journal of Management, 29, 195-204
Lau, Dora Chi-sun, Murnighan, J.K., 2010, Encyclopedia of Group Processes and Intergroup Relations. Faultlines, 278-281
Lau, Dora Chi-sun, Liden, R., 2008, Antecedents of co-worker trust: Leaders' blessings. Journal of Applied Psychology, 93(5), 1130-1138
Lau, Dora Chi-sun, Lam, L., 2008, Effects of trusting and being trusted on team citizenship behaviors in chain stores. Asian Journal of Social Psychology, 11, 141-149
Lau, Dora Chi-sun, Salamon, S., Lam, L., 2008, The impact of relational demography on perceived managerial trustworthiness: Similarity or norms? . Journal of Social Psychology, 148(2), 187-208
Lam, L., Lau, Dora Chi-sun, 2008, Work climate and customer satisfaction: The role of trust in retail context. Journal of Management & Organization, 14(2), 141-154
Lau, Dora Chi-sun, Liu, J., Fu, Pingping, 2007, Feeling Trusted by Business Leaders in China: Antecedents and the Mediating Role of Value Congruence. Asia Pacific Journal of Management, 24, 321-340
Lau, Dora Chi-sun, Murnighan, J.K., 2005, Interactions within groups and subgroups: The dynamic effects of demographic faultlines. Academy of Management Journal, 48(4), 645-659
Havlovic, S., Lau, Dora Chi-sun, Pinfield, L., 2002, Repercussions of work schedule congruence among full-time, part-time and contingent nurses . Health Care Management Review, 27(4), 30-41.
Bemmels, B., Lau, Dora Chi-sun, 2001, Local union leaders' satisfaction with grievance procedures . Journal of Labor Research, 24(3), 653-667
Lau, Dora Chi-sun, Murnighan, J.K., 1998, Demographic diversity and faultlines: The compositional dynamics of organizational groups . Academy of Management Review, 23(2), 325-340
Research Grants:
Li, W. (P.I.), Lau, D. (Co-I.); and various Co-I.’s. (HKD$612,000; equivalent to RMB 510,000) awarded by the National Natural Science Foundation of China. Project title: Corporate Entrepreneurship on family business: The perspective of group faultline (家族企业公司创业研究:基于团队断裂带的视角). Expiry: Dec 31, 2019. Project code: 71572198.
Lau, D. (P. I.)  & Shore, L. (Co-I). RGC General Research Fund Grant (HK$642,289; equivalent to US$82,345) awarded by the Research Grants Council of Hong Kong, China. Project title: Bridging subgroups in strong faultline groups: A tertius iungens perspective. Expiry: December 31, 2016. Project code: 14501414.
Li, W. (P.I.), Lau, D. (Co-I.); and various Co-I.’s. (HKD$270,000; equivalent to RMB 220,000) awarded by the National Natural Science Foundation of China. Project title: 基于团队断裂带模型的国际合资企业高管团队学习行为研究. Expiry: Dec 31, 2015. Project code: 71202095.
Lau, D. (P.I.). & Wen, S. RGC General Research Fund Grant (HK$451,216; equivalent to US$57,848) awarded by the Research Grants Council of Hong Kong, China. Project title: Occupational dynamics of socially dirty worker: A social learning perspective. Expiry: December 31, 2013. Project Code: 448411.
Lau, D. (P.I.) & Lam, L. RGC General Research Fund Grant (HK$338,388; equivalent to US$43,383) awarded by the Research Grants Council of Hong Kong, China.  Project title: Organizational impact of employees’ perception of feeling trusted: Examining self-conceptual dynamics. Expiry: December 31, 2012. Project Code: 2170147.
Lau, D. (P.I.) & Murnighan, J. K. Competitive Earmarked Research Grant (HK$518,592) awarded by the Research Grants Council.  Project title: Exploring faultline dynamics: Effects of triggers, subgroup size, and task divisibility.  Expiry: December 31, 2007. Project Code: CUHK4742/05H
Lau, D. (P.I.) & Robinson, S.  Competitive Earmarked Research Grant (HK$309,559) awarded by the Research Grants Council.  Project title: Trusting and being trusted at work: The Chinese context.  Expiry:  August 31, 2006.  Project Code:  CUHK4147/03.