Dr. Emmy van Esch is an assistant professor in the Lee Shau Kee School of Business and Administration. Her multidisciplinary focus brings together the fields of social psychology, anthropology and management.
Dr. van Esch holds a BSc. and MSc. in Psychology from Tilburg University (The Netherlands); a MA in Anthropology from the Chinese University of Hong Kong; and a PhD in Management from Hong Kong Baptist University.
Dr. van Esch maintains an active research agenda and produces high quality research outputs. Her research which has been published in leading management and psychology journals, has received several awards from the prestigious Academy of Management (AOM) and Academy of International Business (AIB), and has been featured in several media outlets. In addition, she has been successful in obtaining competitive external research grants.
Teaching Areas & Research Interests
- Expatriate Management
- International Management
- International HRM
- Knowledge Management
- Industrial and Organizational Psychology
Academic & Professional Experience
- van Esch, E., Minjock, R., Colarelli, S. M., & Hirsch, S. (2019). Office Window Views: View features trump nature in predicting employee well-being. Journal of Environmental Psychology, 64, 56-64. [Impact Factor: 3.626, 5-year Impact Factor: 5.905]
- van Esch, E., Wei, L. Q., & Chiang, F. F. (2018). High Performance Work Systems and Firm Performance: The Mediating Role of Employees' Capability and Moderating Role of Climate for Creativity. The International Journal of Human Resource Management, 29(10), 1683-1708. [Impact Factor: 3.150, ABS 3 journal, ABDC A journal]
- Lee, S. J., Chiang, F. F., van Esch, E., & Cai, Z. (2018). Why and when organizational culture fosters affective commitment: The mediating role of perceived psychological contract fulfilment and moderating role of organizational tenure. The International Journal of Human Resource Management, 29(6), 1178-1207. [Impact Factor: 3.150, ABS 3 journal, ABDC A journal]
- Chiang, F. F., van Esch, E., Birtch, T. A., & Shaffer, M. A. (2018). Repatriation: What we know and where we go from here. The International Journal of Human Resource Management, 29(1), 188-226. [Impact Factor: 3.150, ABS 3 journal, ABDC A journal]
- Birtch, T. A., Chiang, F. F., & van Esch, E. (2016). A social exchange theory framework for understanding the job characteristics-job outcomes relationship: the mediating role of psychological contract fulfillment. The International Journal of Human Resource Management, 27(11): 1217-1236. [Impact Factor: 3.150, ABS 3 journal, ABDC A journal]
- Chiang, F. F., van Esch, E., Birtch, T. A., & Shaffer, M. A. (2015). The Consequences of Expectations: A Look at Possible Directions for Repatriation Research. Academy of Management Best Paper Proceedings.
Selected Professional & Community Services
- Ad hoc reviewer for: Human Resource Management
- Ad hoc reviewer for: The International Journal of Human Resource Management.
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Modified Date: Jan 30, 2020