THE HONG KONG POLYTECHNIC UNIVERSITYSPEED
Dr HO, Hau-ching Florence
何巧清
LO, Man-keung Jack <br>羅文強

Senior Lecturer 高級講師

BA (H.K.); Med (S.Fraser); EdD (George Washington); FIHRM;
State-certified Master Enterprise Trainer
Email : spfho@speed-polyu.edu.hk

Teaching and Scholarly Interests
  • Strategic human resource management
  • Learning and development
  • Organization development
  • Leadership development
  • Cross Cultural Studies
             
  • Adult Learning
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Family Business

 

Research-Scholarly Outputs

 

Biography

Florence is teaching management-related subjects for a number of degree programmes offered by the School and its overseas partnering universities.  In addition, she has served as Assistant Programme Director, Programme Leader for the BA (Hons) in Business (Human Resource Management) and BA in Psychological Studies, and GE Subject Co-ordinator of the School.  Florence also chaired the School’s Learning and Teaching Committee and sat on the School’s Programme Committee.  She has been nominated as Convenor of Management Discipline for the College of Professional and Continuing Education, and member of the College’s College Board, Ethics Committee and GE Committee. 

As a Senior Research Fellow with the Public Policy Institute and Institute for Entrepreneurship, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Florence has been involved in numerous public policy research studies and consultancy projects.

In addition, Florence also serves as an Honorary Project Director with the Center for Family Business under the Asia-Pacific Institute of Business of the Chinese University of Hong Kong.

She has given presentations in numerous international and regional conferences.  Her recent research focus is on family business, entrepreneurship, corporate social responsibility in the workplace, continuing education and life-long learning.

Florence was trained as a human resource management generalist and got her doctorate in human resource development and organisation development from George Washington University, USA in 2006.  She has extensive corporate experience as a senior executive, having worked in both public and private sectors. She is specialised in strategic human resource management, learning and development, and organization development. She has taught at the Copenhagen School of Business, Denmark; University of Lund, Sweden; degree programmes at SPACE; and MBA programme offered by Western Sydney University. She has also conducted training workshops for various government departments in Macau, SAR; leadership development programmes for senior executives from multinational corporations, and privately-owned enterprises, and officials from State-owned enterprises, PRC.

Florence has managed / led a number of consulting projects commissioned by OECD, UNDP and the World Bank.

Florence is also a trained executive coach and Master Action Learning Coach. Currently, she served as Adviser (Asian Region), World Institute for Action Learning; and Member of Family Firm Institute.