Dr. Wang Xiaolu, Norah 王筱璐博士

Title: 
Research Assistant Professor
Qualifications: 

Post-doctoral Fellow (The University of Hong Kong)
PhD (Chinese Academy of Sciences)
BSc (Zhejiang University)

Email: 
norah.x.wang@polyu.edu.hk
Phone: 
2766 5740
Office: 
HJ412
Specialism: 

Organizational behavior
Behavioral economics
Third sector studies
Social impact assessment

Teaching: 

Programme Planning and Evaluation

Human Capital Development

Research Interests: 

Welfare regime and ecosystems for social innovation and social economy

Cross-sectoral collaboration, contracting and governance for social impact

Social entrepreneurship and nonprofit management;

Corporate social responsibilities

Selected Publications: 

Wang, X.L. & Lam, W.F. (2017, June). How do nonprofits in Hong Kong perceive public accountability? Paper will be presented at the conference Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action (ARNOVA)-Asia, Beijing, China.
Wang, X.L. & Kong, S.T. (2017). Performance management in social service provision. In Ali Farazmand (Ed), Global Encyclopedia of Public Administration, Public Policy, and Governance. Springer.   
Wang, X.L. Chan, K.N., & Leung, M.F. (2016). Institutional design for public-private collaboration and network integration: The case of interlocking directorate network among nonprofit service operators in Hong Kong. Paper presented at the 20th Annual Conference of International Research Society on Public Management (IRSPM), Hong Kong.
Wang, X.L. & Lee, S.M. (2016). The Moderating Effects of Social Capital on the Effectiveness of Institutional Designs for Government-Third Sector Collaboration: Two Case Studies. Paper presented at the 20th Annual Conference of International Research Society on Public Management (IRSPM), Hong Kong.
Wang. X.L., Chan, K.N., & Leung, M.F. (2015). Institutional centralization, externality containment, and self-enrichment: Networking strategies and the provision of third-party monitoring and enforcement. Paper presented at the 73th Annual conference of Midwest Political Science Association (MPSA), Chicago, US.
Wang, X.L. (2013). Organizational transformation of major nonprofit service providers in response to marketization of social service provision in Hong Kong. Paper presented at the 42nd Annual Conference of Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action (ARNOVA), Hartford, US.
Wang, X.L., Chan, C.L.W., Ng, S.M., Shi, Z.B. & Wang, B. (2013). Mental health risks in the local workforce engaged in disaster relief and reconstruction. Qualitative Health Research, 23(2), 207-217.
Wang, X.L. (2013). Accountability explosion and burnout in the nonprofit sector. In B. R. Doolittle (Ed.), Psychology of Burnout: New Research (pp. 71-84). New York, US: Nova Science Publishers.
Wang, X.L., Fung, S.L.K., Lam, W.F., & Chan, C.L.W. (2012). Governance effectiveness of nonprofit boards: A systematic review of research in the past 10 years. Paper presented at the 41st Annual Conference of Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action (ARNOVA), Indianapolis, US.
Wang, X.L., Shi, Z.B., Ng, S.M., Wang, B. & Chan, C.L.W. (2011). Sustaining engagement through work in post-disaster relief and reconstruction. Qualitative Health Research, 21(4), 465-476.
Ng, S.M., Fong, T.C.T. & Wang, X.L. (2011). The role of holistic care culture in mitigating burnout and enhancing engagement: A study among elderly service workers in Hong Kong. Aging & Mental Health, 15(6), 712-719.
Chan, C.L.W., Wong, V.P.Y., Wang, X.L., Chan, C.H.Y., & Leung, P.P.Y. (2010). Integrating spirituality into health care service delivery development of spiritual resources and consolidation of values in care. In I. K. W. Tong & N. K. Fong (Eds.), A Few Missing Pieces to Health Care: New Horizons in Hong Kong. Hong Kong: The University of Hong Kong Press.
Wang, X.L., Shi, K. & Fan, H.X. (2006). Psychological mechanisms of investors in Chinese stock markets. Journal of Economic Psychology, 27, 762-780.
Shi, K., Wang, X.L., Zheng, R., Shi, W., Lu, J.F. & Fan, H.X. (2006). Psychological approaches to the relationship between happiness and public policy in P. R. China. In Y.K. NG, & L.S. HO (Eds.), Progress, Happiness and Public Policy (pp.169-192). Hampshire, UK: Palgrave Macmillan.
Wang, X.L., Shi, K., Song, F.M. & Chen Z.S. (2004). A psychological perspective on behavioral finance in China. Management Review, 16(11), 58-62.

Current Research Projects : 

Performance of the Self-assessment Practice of Service Performance Monitoring System (funded by CPU Public Policy Research Funding Scheme, 2016)

Professional & Community Service: 

Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Good Rock Foundation

Project Consultant of Hong Kong Institute of Social Impact Analysts

Associate Fellow at the University of Hong Kong Centre for Civil Society and Governance