Hong Kong Management Research Symposium 2024

Welcome to the Hong Kong Management Research Symposium 2024! This symposium aims to bring together emerging scholars in the field of Management, including both the Macro and Micro tracks, from universities across Hong Kong.


At this symposium, we invite early-career scholars in Management from universities across Hong Kong to present their research, exchange ideas, and build meaningful connections with peers and senior academics. This gathering is an opportunity for participants to showcase their work, receive constructive feedback, and foster collaborations that can drive future research initiatives.


Registration Deadline: Wednesday, 31 July 2024 (Successful registrants will receive a confirmation email in early August. )

Enquiry: please reach us at mgt@baf.cuhk.edu.hk for enquiries

We look forward to welcoming you to the Hong Kong Management Research Symposium 2024 and fostering a vibrant community of management scholars in Hong Kong.


Macro Track

09:30 – 09:40 Welcome (Prof, Xufei Ma, CUHK)
09: 40 – 10:00 Keynote Speech: Editorial words to young scholars (Prof. William Wan, CUHK).
10:00 – 10:40 Community Protest, Violence, and Business Support for a Social Activist Cause: Evidence from the Black Lives Matter Movement (Prof. Muhan Zhang, CUHK)
10:40 – 11:10 Coffee Break
11:10 – 11:50 Cloaked Opposition: Firms’ Partisan Positioning and the Visibility of Corporate Political Activities (Prof. Bo Yang, HKU)
11:50 – 12:30 What is the Color of Labor Union? Assessing Environmental Externalities of Unionized Facility (Prof. Dong Hyun Shin, CityU)
12:30 – 14:30 Lunch
14:30 – 15:10 The Effect of Noncompete Agreement Litigation On Firm Innovation (Mr. Haifeng Wang, HKBU)
15:10 – 15:50 Digital Platform and User Innovation (Ms. Yiqian Lu and Ms. Heyang Sun, HKMU)
15:50 – 16:20 Coffee Break
16:20 – 17:00 Paradoxical Effects of Firm Nationalism on Cross-Border Acquisitions (Dr. Jamie Xinhao Qiao, PolyU)
17:00 – 17:40 When Categorization System is Transplanted: Anchored Evaluation of Category Spanners in China’s Film Industry (Prof. Ying Li, HKUST)
17:40 – 17:50 Closing and Summary (Prof. Haibin Yang, CUHK)


Micro Track

09:30 – 10:00  Welcome and Keynote Speech: Editorial Words to Young Scholars (Prof. Kenneth Law, CUHK)
10:00 – 10:40 Crisis Event Characteristics as Boundary Conditions of Death Awareness and Social Entrepreneurship: A Multi-Study Investigation (Prof. Nan Guo, CUHK)
10:40 – 11:10 Coffee Break
11:10 – 11:50 Navigating constraints: Social Class Disparities in Negotiation and Tightness-Looseness (Prof. Ying Lin, HKUST)
11:50 – 12:30 AI Integration and Psychologically Safe Climate: Impacts on Team Performance (Prof. Yolanda Li, Lingnan U)
12:30 – 14:30 Lunch
14:30 – 15:10 The Effects of Workplace Social Networks on Individual Unethical Behavior: A Multilevel Network Perspective (Dr. Jingfeng Yin, Poly U)
15:10 – 15:50 Too Much or Too Little? How Frequency of Moral Communication Shapes Perceptions of Leadership Effectiveness (Dr. KS Tey, HKU)
15:50 – 16:20 Coffee Break
16:20 – 17:00 The Curvilinear Effect of Newcomer Ingratiation on Leader–Member Exchange: The Mediating Roles of Supervisor Attributions (Dr. Siting Wang, HKBU)
17:00 – 17:40 We Are Not Handling Legal Cases, but People’s Lives”: How Professionals in Law Mobilize Moral Expertise and Contribute to Social Responsibility (Prof. Siyin Chen, HKUST)
17:40 – 17:50 Closing and Summary (Prof. Wendong Li, CUHK)