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

Faculty: Faculty of Social Sciences

Email: angus.kuok@usj.edu.mo


Short Bio

Prof. Kuok received his PhD degree in Psychology from the University of Macau as well as the higher education program in the Universidade de Coimbra. Besides teaching the University of Saint Joseph, He has had teaching and research experience in other international and local higher education institutes, namely, Edinburgh Napier University, University of Macau, Institute for Tourism Studies and Macao Polytechnic Institute. His major research interests are psychology, organizational behavior and management, topics such as satisfaction, commitment and engagement at work, as well as studies related to the hospitality industry and education system at Macao. His current researches are mainly related to resilence and work engagement.

For academic services, he serves as a reviewer of Psychology Reports, Journal of Managerial Psychology, Asia Pacific Journal of Education, International Journal of Hospitality Management, International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management, Chinese Management Studies, Tourism Management, and Journal of Career Development.

  

 

Publications

Kuok, A.C.H., Teixeira, V., Forlin, C., Monteiro, E., & Correia, A. (in press).The effect of self-efficacy and role understanding on teachers’ emotional exhaustion and work engagement in inclusive education in Macao (SAR). Irish Educational Studies. (SSCI Journal)

Kuok, A.C.H., & Lam, S.M.I. (in press). The antecedents of In-service teachers’ burnout in a casino dominant economy. KEDI Journal of Educational Policy. (SSCI Journal)

Monteiro, E., Kuok, A.C.H, Correia, A., Forlin, C., & Teixeira, V. (2018).Perceived Efficacy of Teachers in Macao and their Alacrity to Engage with Inclusive Education. International Journal of Inclusive Education. DOI:10.1080/13603116.2018.1514762 (SSCI Journal)

Teixeira, V., Correia, A., Monteiro, E., Kuok, A.C.H., & Forlin, C. (2018). Placement, inclusion, law and teachers’ perceptions in Macao’s schools. International Journal of Inclusive Education, 22(9), 1014-1032. DOI: 10.1080/13603116.2017.1414318 (SSCI Journal)

Kuok, A.C.H., & Taormina, R.J. (2017). Work engagement: Evolution of the concept and a new inventory. Psychological Thought, 10(2), 262-287. DOI:10.5964/psyct.v10i2.236

Kuok, A.C.H. (2017). Insights for management among non-gaming industries: Employees’ dissonance in a casino dominant economy. Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology, 33(1), 33-39. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.rpto.2016.12.003 (SSCI Journal)

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. (SSCI Journal)

 

Conference Papers

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


Modules

Year 1 Master
Year 1 PGDE
PDEC111
3.00 credits
Year 1 Bachelor
LPY227
3.00 credits
LPY107
3.00 credits
LPY206
3.00 credits
LPY103
3.00 credits
Year 2 Bachelor
LPY228
2.00 credits
LPY236
3.00 credits
Year 3 Bachelor
LPY218
2.00 credits
Year 4 Bachelor
LCO301
4.00 credits
LPY401
5.00 credits
LPY223
3.00 credits
LCO108
2.00 credits