Professor CHOW Hau Siu, Irene is the Head and Professor, Department of Management & BBA-MGT Programme Director. Professor Irene Chow joined Hang Seng Management College in 2013. Prior to that, she worked in the Department of Management at the Chinese University of Hong Kong for over 30 years, where she served as the Chairman of the Department of Management from 1991-1995. Professor Chow’s visiting teaching appointments included Singapore, Taiwan, and the USA. She has taught a wide range of courses at various levels including undergraduate, MBA, PhD, enabling her to develop pedagogical skills as well as a broad range of subject expertise. She has immense experiences in executive development for Management Studies for Civil Service, Social Service Executive Management, Training Management, Management and Business for Bank Officers. She has also conducted management development for both public and private organizations.
Professor Chow’s research interests include human resource management systems, leadership, networking and cultural issues in Chinese societies. She is renowned as a leading researcher on Chinese human resource management studies. She is ranked number 5 globally among top scholars who made the most significant contribution to HRM research in China based on the Review of International Authoritative Journals (Xiao & Chen, 2013).
She has published over 110 refereed articles in mainstream leading international academic journals, books and book chapters. Her research publications are well-cited in journals and book chapters as shown in Google Scholar. She is an active participant in seminars, having presented 185 papers in major international and regional conferences.