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DEGEEST David - Academic Staff



Assistant Professor

MBA (University of Iowa); PhD (University of Iowa)

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Email: david.degeest@polyu.edu.hk

Research Interests:

Team Processes, High Performance Work Practices, Person-Environment Fit, Research Methodology

David DeGeest is an award-winning scholar who conducts research on how teams can function effectively in the complex modern work environment, and how organizations can use high-performance work practices to their advantage. His research has been published in elite management journals including Journal of Applied Psychology, Journal of Management, Journal of Organizational Behavior, and Organizational Research Methods. His research has been featured in the Wall Street Journal and Inc. Magazine, the #1 periodical in the US for small-business owners. He has held faculty positions in the United States, the Netherlands, and has come to Hong Kong to further develop his research. Prior to his academic career, he pursued opportunities as a teaching fellow, a corporate trainer, and an entrepreneur in Guangzhou and Macau.