Chak, Almaz Man-kuen
BBA, MA (CityU); DBA (Macquarie)
Department of ManagementRoom 834, 8/F
Cheng Yu Tung Building
12 Chak Cheung Street
Shatin, N.T., Hong Kong
+852 3943 7651
Dr. Almaz Chak is currently the Academic Advisor for the Management of International Business (MIB) Concentration for the Department of Management at The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK). She is also responsible for teaching Global Strategy, Global Enterprise Management, Issues in Business and Introduction to International Business, a required course for all IBBA undergraduates.
Apart from undergraduate teaching, Dr. Chak has been invited to teach postgraduate courses offered by APIB. She has been awarded 4 “best-teacher” awards by APIB. She has also been a nominee for the Exemplary GE teacher at CUHK in 2012.
Apart from her teaching duties, Dr. Chak also published papers in journals including Journal of Business Ethics, International Journal of Human Resource Management, Asia Pacific Journal of Management, Management Learning, Journal of International Business Education and Human Resources Management Journal.
Her book titled The Essence of Globalisation was first released in 2011. She also co-authored three books named The Essence of Management, The Essence of Business and The Essence of Strategy in 2007-2009.
She acted as the principal investigator on teaching and learning development projects and has received a total of HK$530,000 research grant on international business education in 2009-2012.
- Publications & Working Papers
- R. S. Snell, Y. Zhang, and A. M. K. Chak (2012), “Representational predicaments for employee: the impact on perceptions of supervisors’ individualized consideration and on employee job satisfaction,” The International Journal of Human Resource Management, 24(8), 1646-1670.
- R. S. Snell, M. M. Wong, A. M. K. Chak, and S. S. Hui (2013), “Representational predicaments at work: how they are experienced and why they may happen?” Asia Pacific Journal of Management, 1, 251-279.
- A. M. K. Chak, P. L. Nesbit, and D. Ahlstrom (2013), “The boundaryless career form: Its nature and driving forces,” Employment Relations Record, 13(2), 44-55.
- R. S. Snell, A. M. K. Chak, M. M. Wong, and S. S. Hui (2012), “Misattributed culpability at work: How it can arise and how it can be resolved,” Paper presented in the The 4th World Business Ethics Forum, Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong.
- A. M. K. Chak, P. L. Nesbit, and D. Ahlstrom (2011), “Why do employees leave their current employers? Beyond job dissatisfaction,” Paper presented in the 25th Australia and New Zealand Academy of Management [ANZAM] Conference.
- A. M. K. Chak (2011), “Determinants of core experiential learning activity for undergraduate business students: A re-examination of international exchange programs,” Paper presented in the Academy of International Business (AIB) 2011 Annual Meeting Nagoya, Japan.
- R. S. Snell, Y. Zhang, and A. M. K. Chak (2011), “Representational predicaments at work: their relationship with job satisfaction and with how employees perceive the level of individualized consideration,” Paper presented in the Academy of International Business (AIB) 2011 Annual Meeting Nagoya, Japan.
- A. M. K. Chak (2011), The essence of globalisation, Infolink Publishing Ltd.
- A. M. K. Chak and S. Makino (2010), “Are we making the right choice to go for international exchange programs?” Journal of International Business Education, 5, 145-160.
- R. S. Snell and A. M. K. Chak (2009), “Does company size make a difference to employees’ experiences of representational predicaments?” Paper presented in Plenary session, WLICSMB 2009 Conference in Hang Zhou, China.
- A. M. K. Chak, B. N. Lau, and Z. M. Lau (2009), The Essence of Strategy, 2nd ed., Infolink Publishing.
- A. M. K. Chak, B. N. Lau, and Z. M. Lau (2008), The Essence of Business, Infolink Publishing.
- A. M. K. Chak, B. N. Lau, and Z. M. Lau (2007), The Essence of Management, 4th ed., Infolink Publishing.
- Chung-ming Lau, A. M. K. Chak, and Victor Pak-lung Lau (2007), 管理學精要.
- Principal Investigator, “An exploratory instrument in measuring the effectiveness of exchange programs and internship under the framework of outcome based approach (OBA), UGC Teaching and Development Grants Awards, 2009-2012
- Principal Investigator, “A study on student-centered learning focusing on effective teaching approaches in undergraduate courses offered by Faculty of Business Administration”, UGC Teaching and Development Grants Awards, 2009-2011