Academic Profile

Academic Profile

Dr Lim Yong Hwee

Senior Lecturer, College of Business (Nanyang Business School)

Dr Lim Yong Hwee

Dr. James Y. Lim is a scholar-practitioner who specializes in organizational science. He examines a wide range of topics concerning how people think, feel, behave and interact in (and with) organizations. He teaches courses on leadership in organizations, organizational behavior & design, and talent management & development at the Nanyang Business School.

Dr. Lim holds a doctorate degree in organizational science from The George Washington University, Washington D.C., USA.

His research interest is primarily in complex systems, retirement and phenomenology.

Prior to joining the faculty at NTU, he had held a series of senior executive appointments over a period of twenty years with global Fortune 500 organizations like Arrow Electronics, Alstom, Surbana Corporation, Philips Electronics, Deloitte & Touche, and Ryder Logistics. He has extensive experience in defining human resource solutions to complex business problems in large-scale organizations, conceptualizing and implementing organizational change management programs, designing competency models and performance management systems to support business strategies, leading human resource due diligence exercises for merger and acquisition targets in the Asia Pacific region, building leadership bench strength, managing sophisticated labor relations and directing human resource mobilization plans for full turn-key projects in the region.

Beyond these professional appointments, he had also taught classes at the Singapore Institute of Labor Studies and the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

Dr. Lim is currently an Academic Advisory Board Member at MDIS College. He also conducts executive workshops and provides business advisory services to organizations.
Research Interests
Dr Lim's current research interest is in phenomenology, retirement and complex systems in social science.

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