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Research Interests

Social networks, social capital, group processes, leadership, social evaluations, power, organizational change


Dr. Wookje (UJ) SUNG is an assistant professor in the Management Department of the Hong Kong Baptist University's School of Business since 2018. He earned his bachelor's and master's degrees from Yonsei University, South Korea, and Ph.D. from the University of Kentucky, U.S.A. His research investigates how social relationships and organizational changes influence workgroups' processes as well as individual employees' career and performance outcomes. He has published articles at the Journal of Applied Psychology and the Academy of Management Best Paper Proceedings. Apart from research, he also enjoys teaching negotiations, organizational behavior, and leadership. He received the Faculty/School/Academy of Visual Arts Performance Award for Early Career Teaching in 2022.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, University of Kentucky

1 Aug 20121 Jul 2017

Award Date: 1 Jul 2017

Master, Yonsei University

1 Mar 201030 Jun 2012

Award Date: 30 Jun 2012

Bachelor, Yonsei University

1 Mar 200030 Jun 2005

Award Date: 30 Jun 2005


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