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Prof. Thomas W.H. NG

Prof. Thomas W.H. NG

Management and Strategy

Professor

3917 8344
thomas.ng@hku.hk
KK 726
Academic & Professional Qualification
  • PhD University of Georgia
  • MPhil CUHK
  • BBA CUHK
Biography

Thomas Ng received his PhD from the University of Georgia and is currently a Professor at the University of Hong Kong. His research interests include career development, job mobility, organizational embeddedness, employee aging issues, employment relationships, and personality at work.

Teaching
  • Organizational behavior
  • Human resource management
  • Career development
     
Research Interest
  • Aging
  • Career development
  • Employee job mobility and embeddedness
  • Organizational and occupational commitment
  • Personality at work
  • Psychological contracts and employment arrangements
     
Selected Publications

Refereed journals (The most recent ones are listed first)

Ng, T. W. H., Hsu, D. Y., & Parker, S. K. (in press). Received respect and constructive voice: The roles of proactive motivation and perspective taking. Journal of Management.

 

Ng, T. W. H., & Wang, M. (in press). An actor-partner interdependence model of employees’ and coworkers’ innovative behavior, psychological detachment, and strain reactions. Personnel Psychology.

 

Ng, T. W. H., & Yam, K. C. (in press). When and why does employee creativity fuel deviance? Key psychological mechanisms. Journal of Applied Psychology.

 

Zhang, Y. W., Zhang, Y., Ng, T. W. H., & Lam, S. K. K. (in press). Promotion- and prevention-focused coping: A meta-analytic examination of regulatory strategies in the work stress process. Journal of Applied Psychology.

 

Ng, T. W. H., Yam, K. C., & Aguinis, H. (2019). Employee perceptions of corporate social responsibility: Effects on pride, embeddedness, and turnover. Personnel Psychology72, 107-137.

 

Ng, T. W. H., Sorensen, K. L., Zhang, Y., & Yim, F. H. K. (2019). Anger, anxiety, depression, and negative affect: Convergent or divergent? Journal of Vocational Behavior,  110, 186-202.

 

Ng, T. W. H. & Lucianetti, L. (2018). Are embedded employees active or passive? The roles of learning goal orientation and preferences for wide task boundaries and job mobility in the embeddedness-voice link. Human Resource Management,  57, 1251-1269.

 

Ng, T. W. H., & Allen, T. D. (2018). Organizational attachment and health. Journal of Vocational Behavior,  107, 1-14.

 

Ng, T. W. H. (2017). Transformational leadership and performance outcomes: Analyses of multiple mediation pathways. Leadership Quarterly, 28, 385-417.

 

Ng, T. W. H. (2017). Can idiosyncratic deals promote perceptions of competitive climate, felt ostracism, and turnover? Journal of Vocational Behavior,  99, 118-131.

 

Ng, T. W. H. (2016). Embedding employees early on: The importance of workplace respect. Personnel Psychology, 69, 599-633.

 

Ng, T. W. H., Lam, S. S. K., & Feldman, D. C. (2016). Organizational citizenship behavior and counterproductive work behavior: Do males and females differ?Journal of Vocational Behavior,  93, 11-32.

 

Ng, T. W. H., & Lucianetti, L. (2016). Within-individual increases in innovative behavior and creative, persuasion, and change self-efficacy over time: A social cognitive theory perspective. Journal of Applied Psychology, 101, 14-34.

 

Ng, T. W. H., & Lucianetti, L. (2016). Goal striving, idiosyncratic deals, and job behavior. Journal of Organizational Behavior, 37, 41-60.

 

Ng, T. W. H., & Feldman, D. C. (2015). Felt obligations to reciprocate to the employer, preferences for mobility across employers, and gender: Three-way interaction effects on subsequent voice behavior. Journal of Vocational Behavior,  90, 36-45.

 

Ng, T. W. H., & Feldman, D. C. (2015). Ethical leadership: Meta-analytic evidence of criterion-related and incremental validity. Journal of Applied Psychology, 100,  948-965.

 

Ng, T. W. H. (2015). The incremental validity of organizational commitment, organizational trust, and organizational identification. Journal of Vocational  Behavior, 88, 154-163.

 

Ng, T. W. H., & Feldman, D. C. (2015). The moderating effects of age in the relationships of job autonomy to work outcomes. Work, Aging and Retirement, 1, 64-78.

 

Ng, T. W. H., & Feldman, D. C. (2015). Idiosyncratic deals and voice behavior. Journal of Management, 41, 893-928.

 

Ng, T. W. H., & Feldman, D. C. (2014). Embeddedness and well-being in the United States and Singapore: The mediating effects of work-to-family and family-to-work conflict. Journal of Occupational Health Psychology, 19, 360-375.

 

Ng, T. W. H., & Feldman, D. C. (2014). Subjective career success: A meta-analytical review. Journal of Vocational Behavior, 85, 169-179.

 

Ng, T. W. H., Feldman, D. C., & Butts, M. M. (2014). Psychological contract breaches and employee voice behavior: The moderating effects of changes in social relationships. European Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology, 23, 537-553.

 

Ng, T. W. H., & Feldman, D. C. (2014). A conservation of resources perspective on career hurdles and salary attainment. Journal of Vocational Behavior, 85, 156-168.

 

Ng, T. W. H., & Feldman, D. C. (2014). Community embeddedness and work outcomes: The mediating role of organizational embeddedness. Human  Relations, 67, 71-103.

 

Ng, T. W. H., & Feldman, D. C. (2013). How do within-person changes due to aging affect job performance? Journal of Vocational Behavior, 83, 500-513.

 

Ng, T. W. H., & Feldman, D. C. (2013). A meta-analysis of the relationships of age and tenure with innovation-related behavior. Journal of Occupational and  Organizational Psychology, 86, 585-616.

 

Ng, T. W. H., & Feldman, D. C. (2013). Does longer job tenure help or hinder job performance? Journal of Vocational Behavior, 83, 305-314.

 

Ng, T. W. H., & Feldman, D. C. (2013). Employee age and health. Journal of  Vocational Behavior, 83, 336-345.

 

Ng, T. W. H., & Feldman, D. C. (2013). Changes in perceived supervisor embeddedness: Effects on employees’ embeddedness, organizational trust, and voice behavior. Personnel Psychology, 66, 645-685.

 

Ng, T. W. H., & Feldman, D. C. (2013). Age and innovation-related behavior:  The joint moderating effects of supervisor undermining and proactive personality. Journal of Organizational Behavior, 34, 583-606.

 

Ng, T. W. H., & Feldman, D. C. (2013). The effects of organizational embeddedness on insomnia. Applied Psychology: An International Review, 62, 330-357.

 

Ng, T. W. H., & Feldman, D. C. (2012). The effects of organizational and community embeddedness on work-to-family and family-to-work conflict. Journal of Applied Psychology, 97, 1233-1251.

 

Ng, T. W. H., & Feldman, D. C. (2012). Evaluating six common stereotypes about older workers with meta-analytical data. Personnel Psychology, 65, 821-858.

 

Ng, T. W. H., & Feldman, D. C. (2012). Breaches of past promises, current job alternatives, and promises of future idiosyncratic deals: Three-way interaction effects on organizational commitment. Human Relations, 65, 1463-1486.

 

Ng, T. W. H., & Feldman, D. C. (2012). A comparison of self-ratings and non-self- report measures of employee creativity. Human Relations, 65, 1021-1047.

 

Lam, S. K. K., Ng, T. W. H., & Feldman, D. C. (2012). The relationship between external job mobility and salary attainment across career stages. Journal of Vocational Behavior, 80, 129-136.

 

Ng, T. W. H., & Feldman, D. C. (2012). Employee voice behavior: A meta-analytical test of the conservation of resources framework. Journal of Organizational Behavior, 33, 216-234.

 

Ng, T. W. H., & Feldman, D. C. (2011). Affective organizational commitment and citizenship behavior: Linear and non-linear moderating effects of organizational tenure. Journal of Vocational Behavior, 79, 528-537.

 

Ng, T. W. H., & Feldman, D. C. (2011). Locus of control and organizational embeddedness. Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology, 84, 173-190.

 

Ng, T. W. H., & Feldman, D. C. (2010). The impact of job embeddedness on innovation-related behaviors. Human Resource Management, 49, 1067-1087.

 

Ng, T. W. H., & Feldman, D. C. (2010). The effects of organizational embeddedness on development of social and human capital. Journal of Applied Psychology, 95, 696-712.

 

Ng, T. W. H., Feldman, D. C., & Lam, S. S. K. (2010). Psychological contract breaches, organizational commitment, and innovation-related behavior: A latent growth modeling approach. Journal of Applied Psychology, 95, 744-751.

 

Ng, T. W. H., & Feldman, D. C. (2010). The relationships of age with job attitudes: A meta-analysis. Personnel Psychology, 63, 677-718.

 

Ng, T. W. H., & Feldman, D. C. (2010). Organizational tenure and job performance. Journal of Management, 36, 1220-1250.

 

Ng, T. W. H., & Feldman, D. C. (2010). Idiosyncratic deals and organizational commitment. Journal of Vocational Behavior, 76, 419-427.

 

Ng, T. W. H., & Feldman, D. C. (2010). Human capital and objective indicators of career success: The mediating effects of cognitive ability and conscientiousness.Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology, 83, 207-235.

 

Ng, T. W. H., & Feldman, D. C. (2009). Age, work experience, and the psychological contract. Journal of Organizational Behavior, 30, 1053-1075.

 

Ng, T. W. H., Sorensen, K. L., & Yim, F. H. K. (2009). Does the job satisfaction-job performance relationship vary across cultures? Journal of Cross-Cultural  Psychology, 40, 761-796.

 

Ng, T. W. H., & Feldman, D. C. (2009). Personality, social relationships, and vocational indecision among college students: The mediating effects of identity construction. Career Development International, 14, 309-332.

 

Ng, T. W. H., & Feldman, D. C. (2009). Occupational embeddedness and job performance. Journal of Organizational Behavior, 30, 863-891.

 

Ng, T. W. H., & Sorensen, K. L. (2009). Dispositional affectivity and work-related outcomes: A meta-analysis. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 39, 1255-1287.

 

Ng, T. W. H., & Feldman, D. C. (2009). Re-examining the relationship between age and voluntary turnover. Journal of Vocational Behavior, 74, 283-294.

 

Ng, T. W. H., & Butts, M. M. (2009). Effectiveness of organizational efforts to lower turnover intentions: The moderating role of employee locus of control. Human Resource  Management, 48, 289-310.

 

Ng, T. W. H., & Feldman, D. C. (2009). How broadly does education contribute to job performance? Personnel Psychology, 62, 89-134.

 

Ng, T. W. H., & Feldman, D. C. (2008). Can you get a better deal elsewhere? The effects of psychological contract replicability on organizational commitment over time. Journal of Vocational Behavior, 73, 268-277.

 

Ng, T. W. H., & Feldman, D. C. (2008). Long work hours: A social identity perspective on meta-analysis data. Journal of Organizational Behavior, 29, 853-880.

 

Ng, T. W. H., & Sorensen, K. L. (2008). Toward a further understanding of the relationships between perceptions of support and work attitudes: A meta-analysis. Group and  Organization Management, 33, 243-268.

 

Ng, T. W. H., & Feldman, D. C. (2008). The relationship of age to ten dimensions of job performance. Journal of Applied Psychology, 93, 392-423.

 

Eby, L. T., Allen, T. D., Evans, S. C., Ng, T. W. H., & DuBois, D. L. (2008). Does mentoring matter? A multidisciplinary meta-analysis comparing mentored and non-mentored individuals. Journal of Vocational Behavior, 72, 254-267.

 

Ng, T. W. H., & Feldman, D. C. (2007). The school-to-work transition: A role identity perspective. Journal of Vocational Behavior, 71, 114-134.

 

Ng, T. W. H., Sorensen, K. L., Eby, L. T., & Feldman, D. C. (2007). Determinants of job mobility: A theoretical integration and extension. Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology, 80, 363-386.     

 

Ng, T. W. H., & Feldman, D. C. (2007). Organizational embeddedness and occupational embeddedness across career stages. Journal of Vocational Behavior, 70, 336-351.

 

Ng, T. W. H., Sorensen, K. L., & Feldman, D. C. (2007). Dimensions, antecedents, and consequences of workaholism: A conceptual integration and extension. Journal of Organizational Behavior, 28, 111-136.

 

Feldman, D. C., & Ng, T. W. H. (2007). Careers: Mobility, embeddedness, and success. Journal of Management, 33, 350-377.

 

Ng, T. W. H., Sorensen, K. L., & Eby, L. T. (2006). Locus of control at work: A meta-analysis. Journal of Organizational Behavior, 27, 1057-1087.

 

Ng, T. W. H., Butts, M. M., Vandenberg, R. J, Dejoy, D. M., & Wilson, M. G. (2006). Effects of management communication, opportunity for learning, and work schedule flexibility on organizational commitment. Journal of Vocational  Behavior, 68, 474-489.

 

Ng, T. W. H., Eby, L. T., Sorensen, K. L., & Feldman, D. C. (2005). Predictors of objective and subjective career success: A meta-analysis. Personnel Psychology, 58, 367-408.

 

Book chapters (The most recent ones are listed first)

 

Ng, T. W. H. (2015). Employee aging. In Oxford Bibliographies. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

 

Ng, T. W. H. (2014). Conservation of resources model. In M. Vodosek, D. Den Hartog, & J. M. McNett (Eds.), Wiley Encyclopedia of Management (Volume 6, International Management). New York: Wiley.

 

Feldman, D. C., & Ng, T. W. H. (2013). Theoretical approaches to the study of job transitions. In N. Schmitt & S. Highhouse (Eds.), Handbook of Psychology (Volume 12, pp. 292-307). New York: Wiley.

 

Feldman, D. C., Ng, T. W. H., & Vogel, R. M. (2012). Off-the-job embeddedness: A reconceptualization and agenda for future research. In J. J. Martocchio, A. Joshi, & H. Liao (Eds.), Research in Personnel and Human Resources Management (pp. 209-251). Bingley, UK: Emerald Group Publishing.

 

Ng, T. W. H., & Feldman, D. C. (2012). Aging and participation in career development. In J. W. Hedge & W. C. Borman (Eds.), Oxford Handbook of Work and Aging (pp. 137-150). Oxford: Oxford University Press. 

 

Feldman, D. C., & Ng, T. W. H. (2011). Participation in continuing education programs: Antecedents, consequences, and implications. In M. London (Ed.), Oxford Handbook of Lifelong Learning  (pp. 180-194). New York: Oxford University Press.

 

Butts, M. M., & Ng, T. W. H. (2008). Chopped liver? OK. Chopped Data? Not OK. In C. E. Lance & R. J. Vandenberg (Eds.), Statistical and Methodological Myths and Urban Legends: Received Doctrine, Verity, and Fable in the Organizational and Social Sciences (pp. 361-386). Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum. 

 

Feldman, D. C., & Ng, T. W. H. (2008). Motivation for engaging in training and career development. In R. Kanfer, G. Chen, & R. Pritchard (Eds.), Work Motivation: Past, Present, and Future (pp. 401-431). New York: Routledge.

           

Ng, T. W. H. (2006). Career mobility. In J. H. Greenhaus & G. A. Callanan (Eds.),  Encyclopedia of Career Development (pp. 127-130). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications. 

Service to the University/Community

Editorial Board for the following journals:

  • Journal of Applied Psychology (2014–present)
  • Journal of Management (2017–present)
  • Journal of Organizational Behavior (2011–present)
  • Personnel Psychology (2010–present)