Dr. Gilbert Wong is the Executive Director of the Poon Kam Kai Institute of Management - the Executive Education and Management Consultancy arm of the Faculty of Business & Economics at HKU - and an associate professor at the School of Business at the University of Hong Kong.
Dr. Wong teaches courses on Organizational Behavior, Strategic Human Resource Management, Research Methods and Comparative Management in post-graduate and executive programs. He has been elected as one of the ‘best teachers of the year’ in the MBA program for three times in recent years.
As a member of the Convening Group and a member of the Management Committee, Dr. Wong help launched the Center for Asian Entrepreneurship and Business Values (CASEBV) in 2006. Dr. Wong's main research interests are in the management of social networks and the cross-cultural comparison of management and business practices in Asia.
His publications appear in leading international management journals such as the Administrative Science Quarterly and Organization Studies. His recent work includes more than 20 major management case studies in Hong Kong, China and Japan. He is now starting another series of case studies on entrepreneurship in the commercial and social sectors. For details, please see http://harvardbusinessonline.hbsp.harvard.edu and search for ‘Gilbert Wong’.
Dr. Wong has undertaken extensive executive education and management consultancy work for large companies and major public organizations in Hong Kong and multinational corporations internationally. His specialties are in leadership and the management of change, communication, performance management, industrial relations and development of effective business networks.
A partial list of his clients include HSBC, PCCW, China Light and Power, Textile Alliance Ltd., China Minsheng Bank, Citicorp, HK Stock Exchange, DHL, Bass Hotel Resorts, Modern Terminals Ltd., Cathay Pacific Airways, HAECO (HK Aircraft Engineering Corp) and the Hong Kong Government (Social Welfare Department, Labor Department, the Education and Manpower Bureau and others departments).