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  • 8 Castle Peak Road, Tuen Mun

    Hong Kong

  • 32 Scopus Citations
  • 2 Scopus h-Index
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Dr. Wang received her Ph.D. in Management from National University of Singapore. Her research interests include leadership, motivation and emotions, entrepreneurship, social interaction, and behavioral genetics. Her work has appeared in journals including Journal of Applied Psychology, Annual Review of Organizational Psychology and Organizational Behavior, and Leadership Quarterly. Her research work has been covered in media outlets such as The Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, Business Insider, The Daily Mail, The Telegraph, and the Economist.

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Projects 2017 2021

Research Output 2014 2018

  • 32 Scopus Citations
  • 2 Scopus h-Index
  • 4 Journal Article (refereed)
  • 2 Book Chapter

The Daily Motivators: Positive Work Events, Psychological Needs Satisfaction, and Work Engagement

WANG, N., ZHU, J., DORMANN, C., SONG, Z. & BAKKER, A. B., 24 Nov 2018, In : Applied Psychology.

Research output: Journal PublicationsJournal Article (refereed)

Job Satisfaction
Personal Autonomy
2 Citations (Scopus)
2 Downloads (Pure)

Can genes play a role in explaining frequent job changes? An examination of gene-environment interaction from human capital theory

CHI, W., LI, W., WANG, N. & SONG, Z., Jul 2016, In : Journal of Applied Psychology. 101, 7, p. 1030-1044 15 p.

Research output: Journal PublicationsJournal Article (refereed)

Gene-Environment Interaction
Educational Status
10 Citations (Scopus)

Genetics and organizational behavior

ARVEY, R. D., LI, W-D. & WANG, N., Mar 2016, In : Annual Review of Organizational Psychology and Organizational Behavior. 3, 1, p. 167-190 24 p.

Research output: Journal PublicationsJournal Article (refereed)

Behavioral Genetics
Medical Genetics
Organizational behaviour


LU RGC Competitive Grants Award 2018

Nan WANG (Recipient), Mar 2018

Prize: Prize / Award