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Au, Kin-CHung Al
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Au, Kin-Chung Al

Assistant Professor

Ph.D. (HKU), M.Phil. (CUHK), B.Soc.Sci. (HKU)

My primary research interests are interpersonal processes including conflict and negotiation in organizational and social contexts. Other interests include social cognitive processes in interpersonal setting and cross-cultural psychology.

Research Interests:
  • Interpersonal conflict
  • Negotiation
  • Social cognition
  • Cross-cultural psychology
Recent/ Representative Publications:
  • Au, A. K. C., & Lam, S.-F. (in press).
    Understanding response patterns in dyadic conflict: An interactive approach combining self-construal and opponent’s dominance-submissiveness.
    International Journal of Psychology.
  • Tan, K. W. T., Au, A. K. C., Cooper-Thomas, H. D., & Aw, S. S.Y. (in press).
    The effect of learning goal orientation and communal goal strivings on newcomer proactive behaviors and learning.
    Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology.
  • Au, A. K. C., & Lau, I. Y.-M. (2015).
    Myopic perception of having a deadline in negotiations: An anchoring effect due to question order.
    Asian Journal of Social Psychology, 18, 209-215
  • Van den Bos, K., Van Veldhuizen, T. S., & Au, A. K. C. (2015).
    Counter cross-cultural priming and relative deprivation: The role of individualism–collectivism.
    Social Justice Research, 28, 52-75.
  • Tng, H.-Y., & Au, A. K. C. (2014).
    Strategic display of anger and happiness in negotiation: The moderating role of perceived authenticity.
    Negotiation Journal, 30, 301-327.