Official Title: Assistant Professor | Coordinator for the Bachelor in Psychology Programme

Faculty: Faculty of Social Sciences


Short Bio

Prof. Kuok received his PhD degree in Psychology from University of Macau. Before joining the University of Saint Joseph, He has had teaching and research experience in other higher education institutes. His major research interests are organization psychology and behavior, satisfaction, commitment and engagement at work, as well as topics related to the gaming and hospitality industry at Macao. Currently, he serves as an ad hoc reviewer of Journal of Managerial Psychology, International Journal of Hospitality Management, International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management,  Evidence-based HRE: A global forum for empirical scholarship, Tourism Management, and Journal of Career Development.




Kuok, A.C.H., & Taormina, R.J. (2017). Work Engagement: Evolution of the Concept and a New Inventory. Psychological Thought10(2), 262-287.

Kuok, A.C.H. (2017). Insights for management among non-gaming industries: Employees’ dissonance in a casino dominant economy. Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology33(1), 33-39.

Correia, A., Teixeira, V., Monteiro, E., & Kuok, A.C.H. (2017). Inclusive education in Macau: Teachers' perceptions and attitudes. Macau: University of Saint Joseph Press.

Kuok, A.C.H., & Taormina, R.J. (2015). Conflict between affective versus continuance commitment among casino dealers. Evidence-based HRM: a Global Forum for Empirical Scholarship. 3(1), 46-63. 

Kuok, A.C.H., & Taormina, R. J. (2013). Work engagement: The creation and validation of a new measure: Proceedings of the International Conference on Advances in Social Science, Humanities, and Management, Guangzhou China, 2013, Amsterdam: Atlantis Press.

Taormina, R.J., Kuok, A.C.H., & Wei, W. (2012).Social capital as dehumanizing terminology. Advances in Applied Sociology, 2(2), 143-148.

Taormina, R.J., & Kuok, A.C.H.  (2009). Factors related to casino dealer burnout and turnover intention in Macau: Implications for casino management. International Gambling Studies, 9(3), 275-294.



Kuok, A.C.H. (2016). Employees’ Dissonance in non-gaming industries A Casino Dominant Economy. 2016 Global Conference of Education and Psychology, Hong Kong, China.

Kuok, A.C.H., & Taormina, R.J. (2013).Work Engagement: The Creation and Validation of a New Measure. 2013 International Conference on Advances in Social Science, Humanities, and Management. Guangzhou, China


Year 1 Master
Year 1 PGDE
3.00 credits
Year 1 Bachelor
3.00 credits
3.00 credits
3.00 credits
Year 2 Bachelor
2.00 credits
Year 3 Bachelor
2.00 credits
Year 4 Bachelor
4.00 credits
3.00 credits