Honorary Associate Professor Nick Wang

Nick Wang


Research School of Management

Honorary Associate Professor
Phone number
+61 2 612 55727
Research areas

Management; Organizational behavior; Emotion, mood, affect.


Lu (Nick) Wang is an Associate Professor of Management. His primary research focuses on emotions in an organizational context, where he seeks to understand how emotions enhance individuals’ ability to work together and, relatedly, how organizational context shapes the type of emotions individuals experience and express at work. Lu’s research uses both experimental and survey methodology to examine these questions.  His work has been published in Academy of Management JournalJournal of ManagementLeadership QuarterlyOrganizational Behavior and Human Decision ProcessesOrganization Science and other top-ranked academic journals. Lu has won research awards including from the Academy of Management Conference, and the Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management Conference and is a recipient of UNSW’s Goldstar Research Award and Non-Professorial Research Award. Lu’s work on emotions has appeared in non-academic outlets such as the New York Times, Australian Financial Review, Harvard Business Review, and BBC Business.

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Research publications

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Research grants and awards

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Research engagement and outreach

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Dr. Wang has taught courses at graduate, post graduate, and executive level in three countries – Australia, China, and the United States.

Current Teaching:

MGMT 8006 Organisational Behaviour


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