Wong, Chi-sum

BBA (CUHK); PhD (Purdue)



Department of Management

Room 818, 8/F
Cheng Yu Tung Building
12 Chak Cheung Street
Shatin, N.T., Hong Kong

+852 3943 7794



Prof. Chi-sum Wong was born in Hong Kong and graduated from the Faculty of Business Administration of The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK). He received his PhD from Department of Organisational Behaviour and Human Resources Management of Purdue University in the US. He joined the Department of Management of CUHK in 1990 and he is now a Professor.

Prof. Wong has published and presented more than one hundred and eighty articles in academic journals and international conferences. His co-authored article concerning employee trust in Chinese joint ventures published in 2002 was selected by Emerald Management Review as one of the best 50 management articles among the 20,000 articles published in the same year around the world, and another article on localisation of human resources in mainland China was selected as one of the five best papers in the international human resource management area in 2009 by the Academy of Management.

Prof. Wong has served the editorial board of various journals such as the Academy of Management Journal, International Journal of Business Studies, Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology, Journal of World Business, and Asia Pacific Journal of Management.

Prof. Wong has conducted research for the United Nations Centre for Regional Development and the Employers’ Federation of Hong Kong, and has served as consultant and trainer for private organisations, the World Bank, and various Government and social agencies in the People’s Republic of China (PRC), Taiwan, Macau, and Hong Kong.

Teaching Areas

Organisational Behaviour
Human Resource Management

Research Interests

Job Analysis
Job Design
Performance Appraisals
Job Evaluation
Decision Making
Application of Structural Equation Modelling

  • Grants
    • “Development, Validation, and Application of an EQ Model in the Work Place”, awarded by Research Grants Council, 2000-2004
    • “Development, Validation, and Application of an EQ Model in the Work Place (情緒智能在工作環境的模型發展與應用)”, Earmarked Grants awarded by Research Grants Council, 2000-2003
    • “Localisation of Expatriate Positions in the PRC”, awarded by Research Grants Council, 2000-2003