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Dr. Derek C.K. MAN

Dr. Derek C.K. MAN

Management and Strategy

Principal Lecturer

3917 1121
dcman@hku.hk
KK 718
Academic & Professional Qualification
  •  PhD HKU
  •  MBA York
  •  BSc, MSc Michigan
Biography

Prior to joining the University of Hong Kong, Derek has taught at both the City University and Open University of Hong Kong, in the areas of Organizational Behavior, Interactive Skills, and Strategy. Before launching his teaching and research career, Derek has also worked in the commercial and education sectors. His industry experience includes software development, scientific research, marketing, operations management, academic accreditation and consulting.

Teaching
  • Principles of Management
  • Human Resource Management: Theory and Practice
  • Managing Organizational Change
  • Learning Organization and Organizational Change
Research Interest
  • Group behavior and dynamics
  • Cross-cultural issues in organizational behavior and management
  • Contemporary issues in human resource management
  • Leadership
  • Change management
Selected Publications
  • Man, D. (2013). Alliance leadership: What micro-management can learn from the macro-phenomenon of strategic alliances. Paper presented at the 27th Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management (ANZAM) Conference (Hobart).
  • Chan, A. & Man, D. (2013). HRM in Hong Kong. In A. Varma & P. Budhwar (Eds.), Managing human resources in Asia-Pacific, 2nd edition, 82-97. Routlegde Publisher.
  • Man, D. (2012). Leadership under the macro-lens: What micro-management can learn from the macro-phenomenon of strategic alliances. Paper presented at the 8th Asia Academy of Management Conference (Seoul).
  • Man, D.C., Lui, S., & Lai, J. (2010). New Product Development for a Food & Beverage Company: A Showcase of Evidence-based Management. Knowledge and Process Management, 17(2), 74-81.
  • Man, D., Lui, S., & Lai, J. (2009). Developing a Product Innovation Model for a Food & Beverage Company: A Showcase of Evidence-based Management. Paper presented at the ANZAM Conference (Melbourne).
  • Liu, W., Lui, S. & Man, D. (2009). Individual Change Schemas, Core Discussion Network, and Participation in Change: An Exploratory Study of Macau Casino Employees. Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Research, 33(1), 74-92.
  • Man, D (2008). A transformation from Self- to Collective Efficacy: The Effects of Group Cohesiveness and Trust within a Conjunctive Task Environment. Paper presented at the 6th Asia Academy of Management Conference (Taipei).
  • Man, D & Lui, S. (2008). Developing a Service Innovation Model for a Food and Beverage Company: A Showcase of Evidence-based Management. Paper presented at the 6th Asia Academy of Management Conference (Taipei).
  • Liu, W., Lui, S. & Man, D. (2006). Individual Change Schema, Core Discussion Network, and Participation in Change: A Study of Macau Casino Employees. Paper presented at the 5th Asia Academy of Management Conference (Tokyo).
  • Man, D. & Lam, S.S.K. (2003). The Effects of Job Complexity and Autonomy on Cohesiveness in Collectivistic and Individualistic Work Groups: A Cross-Cultural Analysis. Journal of Organizational Behavior, 24, 979-1001.
  • Man, D. & Lam, S.S.K. (2003). The Effects of Job Complexity and Autonomy on Cohesiveness in Collectivistic and Individualistic Work Groups: A Cross-Cultural Analysis. Paper presented at the Academy of Management Conference (Seattle).
  • Man, D. & Lam, S.S.K. (2002). The effects of group esteem on group communication and decision quality. Paper presented at the 3rd Asia Academy of Management Conference (Bangkok).
  • Man, D. & Lam, S.S.K. (2000). The Mediating Effects of Team Member Exchange and Cohesiveness on Group Performance and Satisfaction: A Consideration of both Member and Job Characteristics and the Examination of the Moderating Influence of Individualism-Collectivism. Paper presented at the 2nd Asia Academy of Management Conference (Singapore).
Service to the University/Community
  • Associate Director, BBA Programme
  • Secretary and Advisor, Beta Gamma Sigma (HKU Chapter)