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About Thomas MENKHOFF

Thomas Menkhoff is Practice Associate Professor of Organizational Behaviour and Human Resources at the Lee Kong Chian School of Business, Singapore Management University (SMU). He received his doctoral degree in Sociology (Dr rer soc) from the University of Bielefeld, Germany, and subsequently taught Sociology, Organizational Behaviour and Business Management at Cologne University (Germany) and the National University of Singapore (Singapore). His current research interest is concentrated on knowledge management and Chinese business in Asia, on which he edited a triple issue for the Journal of Asian Business together with Pang Eng Fong and Hans-Dieter Evers entitled The Power of Knowing – Studies in Chinese Business in Asia (2008). One of his latest publications (together with Hans-Dieter Evers and Chay Yue Wah) is: Governing and Managing Knowledge in Asia, World Scientific, 2nd ed. (2010). He also served as consultant to the German Agency of Technical Cooperation (GTZ), the Government of Malaysia, the Commonwealth Secretariat, Arthur D Little, the Asia Productivity Organisation (APO), the Asian Development Bank (ADB), the University of Brunei, ITB Bandung and various private sector firms. From 2008-2010, he was a Board Member of SMU’s Lien Centre for Social Innovation where he acts as Curriculum Director of the ‘iLEAP Non-Profit Leadership Programme’. Thomas is currently also a member of the Singapore Youth Award (SYA) Advisory Committee (Entrepreneurship) under the National Youth Council.

Positions

Present Professor of Organizational Behaviour and Human Resources (Practice), Singapore Management University Lee Kong Chian School of Business
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Curriculum Vitae




Honors and Awards

  • Distinguished Teaching Award Nominee, Singapore Management University, 2010
  • Special Award for Innovation by SMU's Teaching Excellence Taskforce, Singapore Management University, 2009
  • Professional Development Grant by Lee Kong Chian School of Business, Singapore Management University, to participate in 'Science, Technology and Innovation Policy Program', John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, April 2008
  • Dean's Teaching Honour List, Lee Kong Chian School of Business, Singapore Management University, 2007
  • Invited Keynote Speaker at the International K4D Conference 'Knowledge Management as an Enabler of Change and Innovation: A Conference for Policymakers and Practitioners' organized by the World Bank Institute, Knowledge for Development (K4D) Program, Cairo, Egypt, June 2007

Contact Information

Phone: +(65) 6828 0397
Fax: +(65) 6828 0777
Lee Kong Chian School of Business
50 Stamford Road
Singapore 178899

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