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Hock-Peng Sin

Hock-Peng Sin

Associate Professor
Department of Management & International Business

College of Business
Florida International University

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

P: (305) 348-4035
E: hsin@fiu.edu

Curriculum Vitae


  • PhD, Industrial and Organizational Psychology
    Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania
  • Master of Science, Industrial and Organizational Psychology
    Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania
  • Master of Social Science, Psychology
    National University of Singapore, Singapore
  • Bachelor of Social Science, Psychology
    National University of Singapore, Singapore

Professional Activities

Dr. Hock-Peng Sin is an assistant professor of management at the Department of Management and International Business at Florida International University.  Dr. Sin received his PhD from the Pennsylvania State University. 

His research areas include leadership, management of dynamic performance, as well as multi-level methodology in organizational research.  Dr. Sin has published more than a dozen articles and book chapters in premiere 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 1,300 scholarly citations according to the Google Scholar index. He regularly reviews for several 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 for a paper published in 2011.

In addition to teaching organizational behavior at the undergraduate-, MBAs-, and PhD-levels, Dr. Sin also teaches strategic leadership, traps in decision making, and 360-degree executive feedback at several of the 4-day leadership development programs through the FIU Center for Leadership.

Courses Taught

  • Fundamentals of Behavioral Research
  • High Involvement Human Resource Management
  • Human Resource Management Metrics
  • Master's Seminar in Management
  • Organization Design and Behavior
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Organizational Behavior Management
  • Ph.D. Dissertation

Refereed Journal Articles

Newman, D. A. & Sin, H. (2018). (in press) Within-group agreement (rwg): Two theoretical parameters and their estimators.  Organizational Research Methods.

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, 351-379.

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, 194-202.

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), 545-560.

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), 358-372.

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), 1048-1057.

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), 113-147.

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), 389-399.

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, 573-605.

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, 397-418.

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