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Dr Alice H. Y. Hon
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Alice Hon

Associate Professor


Dr Alice Hon is an Associate Professor in the School of Hotel & Tourism Management, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University. Her research focuses on employee motivation and creativity, leadership and culture, and individual and firm performance outcomes. The central theme of her current work is the desire to explore the HR policies among these areas that motivate or hinder employee creativity, and service and firm innovation.

Dr Alice Hon has been invited to serve as one of Guest Editors of International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management for a special issue of Collaborative Innovation, and a Coordinating Editor of International Journal of Hospitality Management. Moreover, she currently serves on several prestigious academic journals as editorial board members such as Cornell Hospitality Quarterly, Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Research, International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management, and International Journal of Hospitality Management.

Dr Alice Hon has published leading journals in hospitality and management fields. Besides teaching and research, Dr Alice Hon also active in public service and in consulting and executive development program (EDP) for organizations in Australia, China, and Hong Kong.

Education and Academic Qualifications

  • PhD (Hong Kong Baptist University)
  • MPhil (City University of Hong Kong)
  • BA(Hons) (Hong Kong Polytechnic University)

Academic and Professional Experience

  • Hospitality and Hotel Management

Research Interests

  • Employee Creativity & Innovation
  • Service Employee Motivation
  • Leadership and Team Management
  • Justice and Trust
  • Customer Satisfaction

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