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Dr. Pak Sim Tess 白嬋博士
CPsychol (BPS), Registered industrial-organizational psychologist (DIOP, HKPS)
Assistant Professor
School of Arts and Social Sciences


Dr. Tess Pak completed her doctoral degree in psychology at the University of Hong Kong and was the recipient of Erik Kvan postgraduate scholarship (2005-6). 

Teaching Areas & Research Interests

  • Teaching Areas: Personality psychology, social psychology, consumer psychology, industrial-organizational psychology, psychological testing and assessment
  • Research Interests: Person perception, organizational behavior, psychological measurement

Selected Publications

Book Chapters

  • Lam, S., Pak, S. T., & Ma, W. Y. K. (2007). Motivating instructional contexts. In Zelick, P. R. (Ed.), Issues in psychology of motivation (pp.119-136). New York: Nova Science Publishers, Inc.

Journal Articles

  • Hui, C. H., Pak, S. T., Kwan, A., & Chao, A. A. (2012). Attributional style and engagement/disengagement responses in the Chinese workforce. Applied Psychology, 61, 204-226.
  • Hui, C. H., Lau, F. L. Y., Tsang, K. & Pak, S. T. (2011). The impact of post-apology behavioral consistency on victim’s forgiveness intention: A study of trust violation among coworkers. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 41, 1214-1236.
  • Tam, K. P., Pak, S. T., Hui, C. H., Kwan, A., & Goh, M. (2010). Implicit person theories and changes in teacher evaluation: A longitudinal field study. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 40, 273-286.
  • Hui, C. H., Pak, S. T. & Cheng, K. H. C. (2009). Validation studies on a measure of overall managerial readiness for the Chinese. International Journal of Selection and Assessment, 17, 127-141.

Selected Professional & Community Services

  • Executive Committee Member (2014-15), the Division of Industrial-Organizational Psychology, Hong Kong Psychological Society
  • Item moderator for the civil service aptitude tests since 2009

Modified Date: 01 Sep, 2022
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