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Hock-Peng Sin

Hock-Peng Sin

Alvah Chapman Eminent Scholar Endowment Chair

Director, International Masters of Business Administration (IMBA)

Doctoral Director, Department of Global Leadership & Management

Eminent Scholar
Department of Global Leadership and Management

College of Business
Florida International University

Modesto A. Maidique Campus
11200 S.W. 8th St, MANGO 471
Miami, FL 33199

(305) 348-4035


  • Ph.D. in Industrial and Organizational Psychology
    Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania
  • Master of Science in Industrial and Organizational Psychology
    Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania
  • Master in Psychology
    National University of Singapore, Singapore, Singapore
  • Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
    National University of Singapore, Singapore, Singapore

Professional Activities

Dr. Hock-Peng Sin is an associate professor and Alvah Chapman Eminent Scholar Endowment Chair at Florida International University in the Department of Global Leadership and Management.  He also serves as the faculty director of the International MBA program and the PhD program director for the department of GLAM.  Dr. Sin received his PhD from the Pennsylvania State University.

His research areas include leadership (e.g., leader-member exchange and leadership development), management of dynamic performance, as well as multi-level methodology in organizational research.  Dr. Sin has published more than fifteen articles and book chapters including several publications in premier outlets such as Academy of Management Review, Journal of Applied Psychology, Journal of Organizational Behavior, Leadership Quarterly, Organizational Research Methods, Personnel Psychology, and Strategic Management Journal. His research has garnered over 2,500 scholarly citations according to the Google Scholar index. He regularly reviews for numerous academic journals and currently serves as editorial board member for the Journal of Applied Psychology, the Organizational Research Methods, and the Journal of Business and Psychology.  He is also the recipient of several best paper awards including the Leadership Quarterly Best Paper Award.

Dr. Sin has received several teaching awards.  In addition to teaching organizational behavior and human resource management courses at the undergraduate-, MBA-, MSHRM-, and PhD-levels, Dr. Sin also regularly conducts executive training on strategic leadership, traps in decision making, and 360-degree executive feedback at the leadership development programs through the FIU Center for Leadership, as well as the annual Chapmanville leadership development program for senior leaders from across Miami-Dade County government.

Courses Taught

  • Dissertation Prep
  • Doc Res In Bus Admin
  • Doc Sem In Bus Admin
  • Fundamentals of Behavioral Research
  • High Involvement Human Resource Management
  • Human Resource Analytics
  • Master's Seminar in Management
  • Org Behav Mgmt
  • Organization Design and Behavior
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Ph.D. Dissertation

Refereed Journal Articles

Sanchez J. I., Wang C., Ajay P., & Sin H.


A Meta-Analysis of Neglected Artifacts in Organizational Behavior Mediation Research.

Academy of Management Proceedings

, Vol. 2020(No. 1)


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Newman, D. A., & Sin, H. P. (2020). Within-group agreement (rwg): Two theoretical parameters and their estimators. Organizational Research Methods, 23.

Hiller, N. J., Sin, H. P., Ponnapalli, A. R., & Ozgen Novelli, S. (2019). Benevolence and authority as WEIRDly unfamiliar: A multi-language meta-analysis of paternalistic leadership behaviors from 152 studies. The Leadership Quarterly, 30(1).

Ozgen Novelli, S., Ponnapalli, A. R., Sin, H., & Hiller, N. J. (2019). Benevolence and authority as WEIRDly unfamiliar: A multi-language meta-analysis of paternalistic leadership behaviors from 152 studies. The Leadership Quarterly, 30(1). View Article

Koopman, J., Howe, M. D., Hollenbeck, J. R., & Sin, H. P. (2015). Small sample mediation testing: Misplaced confidence in bootstrapped confidence intervals. Journal of Applied Psychology, 100.

Spitzmuller, M., Sin, H. P., Howe, M., & Fatimah, S. (2015). Investigating the uniqueness and usefulness of proactive personality in organizational research: A meta-analytic review. Human Performance, 28.

Day, D. V., & Sin, H. P. (2011). Longitudinal tests of an integrative model of leader development: Charting and understanding developmental trajectories. Leadership Quarterly, 22(3).

Wilson, K. S., Sin, H. P., & Conlon, D. E. (2010). What about the leader in leader-member exchange? The impact of resource exchanges and substitutability on the leader. Academy of Management Review, 35(3).

Newman, D. A., & Sin, H. P. (2009). How do missing data bias estimates of within-group agreement? Sensitivity of SDWG, CVWG, rWG(J), rWG(J)*, and ICC to systematic nonresponse. Organizational Research Methods, 12(1).

Sin, H. P., Nahrgang, J. D., & Morgeson, F. P. (2009). Understanding why they don’t see eye to eye: An examination of leader? Member exchange (LMX) agreement. Journal of Applied Psychology, 94(4).

Foo, M., Sin, H. P., & Yiong, L. (2006). Effects of team inputs and intra team processes on perceptions of team viability and member satisfaction in nascent ventures. Strategic Management Journal, 27(4).

Day, D. V., Sin, H. P., & Chen, T. T. (2004). Assessing the burdens of leadership: Effects of formal leadership roles on individual performance over time. Personnel Psychology, 57.

Grandey, A. A., Dickter, D. N., & Sin, H. P. (2004). The customer is not always right: Customer aggression and emotion regulation of service employees. Journal of Organizational Behavior, 25.

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