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Prof. LAU Chi-sun Dora

BSocSc (HKU); MBA (Simon Fraser); PhD (UBC)
Associate Director
(852) 3943-7793

Prof. Dora C. Lau is an Associate Professor in Department of Management at The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) Business School. She is also the coordinator of the PhD Programme in Department of Management and the Associate Director of Center for Entrepreneurship. Prof. Lau’s research interests include demographic diversity and faultlines, team compositional dynamics, relational trust effects including interpersonal trust and feeling trusted, upper echelon composition and organisational impact, family business challenges and management, and Chinese management. Prof. Lau has published extensively in top-tiered journals such as Academy of Management ReviewAcademy of Management Journal, and Journal of Applied Psychology. She is currently serving as the Consulting Editor of the Journal of Applied Psychology, the Associate Editor of the Journal of Trust Research, and also guest-edited a Special issue for the Asia Pacific Journal of Management, namely Leadership in Asia. Prof. Lau received her PhD degree from The University of British Columbia.

Teaching Areas

Organisational Behaviours
Human Resource Management

Research Interests

Demographic Diversity and Faultline Management
Interpersonal Trust in Organisations
Team Dynamics including Start-up Teams
Cross-cultural Management