Professor Kwok Leung

Chair Professor, Department of Management

City University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong, China


Ph.D. University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Industry Affiliations

Chair Professor, Department of Management, City University of Hong Kong


When I was a biology major at Chinese University of Hong Kong, I was immensely intrigued and inspired by the social and cross-cultural psychology courses that I took from Michael Bond. Upon graduation, I went to University of Illinois for my Ph.D. in social and organizational psychology, working primarily with Harry Triandis, Allan Lind, and Sam Komorita. I am currently a professor of management at City University of Hong Kong.

I am a deputy editor-in-chief of Management and Organization Review, and formerly the editor of Asian Journal of Social Psychology, a deputy-editor-in-chief of Journal of International Business Studies, an associate editor of Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology and Asia Pacific Journal of Management. I am on the editorial board of a number of journals, including Asian Journal of Social Psychology, Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, Journal of Management, and Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes.

I am the president of International Association for Cross-Cultural Psychology, a former Chair of the Research Methods Division of the Academy of Management, and a former president of Asian Association of Social Psychology. I am a fellow of the Hong Kong Psychological Society, Association for Psychological Science, and Academy of Intercultural Research, and a member of the Society for Organizational Behavior.

Research Interests

  • Justice and conflict
  • Cross-cultural research methodology
  • Cross-cultural psychology
  • International business

Selected Publications

Leung, K., Brew, F. P., Zhang, Z. X., & Zhang, Y. (2011). Harmony and conflict: A cross-cultural investigation in China and Australia. Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, 42(5), 795-816.

Leung, K., & Bond, M. H. (2009). (Eds.). Psychological aspects of Social Axioms: Understanding global belief systems. New York: Springer SBM.

Leung, K., Tong, K. K., & Lind, E. A. (2007). Realpolitik versus Fair Process: Moderating Effects of Group Identification on Acceptance of Political Decisions. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 92, 476-489.

Leung, K., Tong, K. K., & Ho, S. S. Y. (2004). Effects of interactional justice on egocentric bias in resource allocation decisions. Journal of Applied Psychology, 89, 405-415. 

Leung, K., & Bond, M. H. (2004). Social Axioms: A Model of Social Beliefs in Multicultural perspective. Advances in Experimental Social Psychology, 36, 119-197.

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