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Prof. WANG Huatian

Dr. Huatian Wang

Research Assistant Professor

Office:   VQ102/1, Visitors' Quarters
               Department of Psychology
               Lingnan University, Tuen Mun, Hong Kong

TEL:      (852) 2616 7816

FAX:     (852) 2616 5997

e-Mail:  [email protected]


Prof. Huatian Wang obtained his PhD in Work and Organizational Psychology from the Eindhoven University of Technology, the Netherlands. He joined Lingnan University in August 2022. His research broadly focuses on organizational psychology, organizational behavior, occupational health, and human resources management, including but not limited to the topics of workplace (group) diversity and inclusion, individual proactivity, job (re)design, job characteristics, employee training and intervention. 



  • Workplace (group) diversity
  • Individual proactivity
  • Job design
  • Job characteristics
  • Work engagement and burnout



* refers to corresponding author

Wang, H, Rispens, S., and Demerouti, E. (2024). Boosting firm environmental performance: The important roles of top management team functional diversity and government subsidies. Group & Organization Management (conditional acceptance)

Li, K., Wang, H.*, Yu, H., & Siu, O-L. (2024). How and when resilience can boost student academic performance: A weekly diary study on the roles of self-regulation behaviors, grit, and social support. Journal of Happiness Studies (in press)

Wang, H., Demerouti, E., Rispens, S., & van Gool, P. (2024). Crafting networks: A self-training intervention. Journal of Vocational Behavior, 149, 103956.

Ren, Y., Wang, H.*, & Li, J. (2023). Proactive vitality management, goal attainment, and psychological wellbeing among college students: A weekly diary study. Applied Psychology: Health and Well-being, 1-27.

Wang, H., Ren, Y., & Liu, W. (2023). A Weekly Diary Study on Playful Study Design, Study Engagement, and Goal Attainment: The Role of Proactive Personality. Journal of Happiness Studies, 24(1), 159-184.

Wang, H., Rispens, S., & Demerouti, E. (2022). Boosting creativity in functional diverse work groups: The importance of help-seeking behavior and openness to experience. European Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology, 31(5), 768-780.

Wang, H., Ding, H., & Kong, X. (2022). Understanding technostress and employee well-being in digital work: the roles of work exhaustion and workplace knowledge diversity. International Journal of Manpower, (ahead-of-print).

Wang, H., Yang, J., & Li, P. (2021). How and when goal-oriented self-regulation improves college students’ well-being: A weekly diary study. Current Psychology, 1-12.


Teaching Subjects

Academic Year: 2023-24

1st TermPSY513Organisational Psychology 
 PSY603Seminar on Selected Issues in Work and Organisational Psychology 
2nd TermPSY513Organisational Psychology