Dr. LAM Chak Fu (林澤富博士)

PhD - Management (University of Michigan)
BA - Psychology / Economics (Middlebury College)
International Baccalaureate (Li Po Chun United World College)

Assistant Professor

Dr. LAM Chak Fu (林澤富博士)

Contact Information

Address: 12-242, Lau Ming Wai Academic Building
City University of Hong Kong
Phone: +852 34427954
Fax: +852 34420309
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Research Areas

  • Voice

Chak Fu Lam is an assistant professor of management at the City University of Hong Kong. He earned his Ph.D. from the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business. His research focuses on voice behavior, with a particular focus on why employees may express ideas and suggestions automatically without considering the costs of doing so.  

Faculty Positions

Period Department - Institution Position
8/2013 - 6/2017 Management - Suffolk University Assistant Professor

Teaching Areas

  • Organizational Behavior
  • Leadership
  • Cross-Cultural Management


Journal Articles
  • Lam, C. F., Wan, W. H., & Roussin, C. (2016), "Going the Extra Mile and Feeling Energized: An Enriching Perspective of Organizational Citizenship Behaviors.", Journal of Applied Psychology, 101, 379-391.
  • Lam, C. F., Jiang, L., Ashford, S. J., & Lee, C. (2015), "Job insecurity and organizational citizenship behaviors: Exploring curvilinear and moderated relationships.", Journal of Applied Psychology, 100, 499-510.
  • Lam, C. F., & Mayer, D. M. (2014), "When Do Employees Speak Up for Their Customers? A Model of Customer Service Voice.", Personnel Psychology, 67, 637-666.
  • Lam, C. F., Spreitzer, G. M., & Fritz, C. (2014), "Too Much of a Good Thing: Curvilinear Effect of Positive Affect on Proactive Behaviors.", Journal of Organizational Behavior, 35, 530-546.
  • Quinn, R. W., Spreitzer, G. M., & Lam, C. F. (2012), "Building a sustainable model of human energy in organizations: The counterbalancing forces of resource-seeking and demand-seeking.", Academy of Management Annals, 6, 1-60.
  • Lam, C. F., DeRue, D. S., Karam, E. P., & Hollenbeck, J. R. (2011). (2011), "The impact of feedback frequency on learning and task performance: Challenging the “more is better” assumption.", Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, 116, 217-228.
  • Fritz, C., Lam, C. F., & Spreitzer, G. M. (2011), "It’s the little things that matter: An examination of knowledge workers’ energy management.", Academy of Management Perspectives, 25, 28-39.
  • Lam, C. F., & Gurland, S. T. (2008), "Self-determined work motivation predicts job outcomes, but what predicts self-determined work motivation?", Journal of Research in Personality, 42, 1109-1115.
Accepted Journal Articles (forthcoming)
  • Lam, C. F., Rees, L., Levesque, L. L., & Ornstein, S. "Shooting from the hip: A habit perspective of voice.", accepted by Academy of Management Review, forthcoming.