|Kim-Yin CHAN is an Associate Professor in Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management at the Division of Strategy, Management & Organization of Nanyang Business School (NBS), Nanyang Technological University. He started his full-time academic career at the Nanyang Business School in 2009 after a 25 year military career in the Singapore Armed Forces where had served as an adjunct associate professor with NBS from 2000-2008. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 1999 majoring in Industrial-Organizational Psychology with a minor in Quantitative Psychology. He has published in top management journals including the Journal of Applied Psychology, Journal of Vocational Behavior, Personnel Psychology, Multivariate Behavioral Research, and Educational and Psychological Measurement, and is also the lead author of the book, Military Leadership in the 21st century: Science and Practice, published by Cengage Learning in 2011. He has presented his work at the Academy of Management, World Entrepreneurship Forum, Society of Industrial-Organizational Psychology, International Congress of Applied Psychology, European Association of Work and Organizational Psychology, International Leadership Association, International Military Testing Association, and International Applied Military Symposium. Dr. Chan is a member of the Academy of Management, Society of Industrial-Organizational Psychology, the International Congress of Applied Psychology, the International Leadership Association and the Singapore Psychological Society. He is currently co-leading a team of research investigators on a multi-year project measuring entrepreneurial, professional and leadership career aspirations for Nanyang Technological University’s Innovation and Enterprise Office.|
|Professor Chan’s broad area of research expertise is in the area of human resource development and psychological measurement, focusing on entrepreneurial, professional and leadership development. His specific research areas of interest are as follows:
1. Career aspirations and development in the 21st century – holistic, lifelong career development in entrepreneurial, professional and leadership dimensions.
2. Leadership – Individual differences, leadership development and the motivation to lead.
3. Military Leadership and professionalism – competency and values-based/ethical aspects and broader human capital/organizational management and development systems, processes and issues.
4. Professions and professional development in the 21st century.
5. Entrepreneurial development.
- NTU Career Aspiration Survey
- Chan, K. Y., Ho, M-H. R., Chernyshenko, O., Bedford, O. A., Uy, M. A., Gomulya, D. A., Sam, E. Y., & Phan, J. W. (2012). Entrepreneurship, professionalism, leadership: A framework and measure for understanding boundaryless careers. Journal of Vocational Behavior, 81, 73-88.
- Chernyshenko, O., Chan, K-Y., Ho, M-H.R., & Li Y. (2011, May). Differentiating leadership motivation and entrepreneurial intent with narrow personality traits.. Paper presented at 15th European Association of Work & Organizational Psychology (EAWOP), Maastricht, The Netherlands.
- Chan, K.Y., Soh, S., & Ramaya, R. (2011). Military leadership in the 21st century: Science and practice. Cengage Learning.
- Ng, K.Y., Koh, S.K., Ang, S., Kennedy, J., & Chan, K.Y. (2011). Rating Leniency and Halo in Multisource Feedback Ratings: Testing Cultural Assumptions of Power-Distance and Individualism-Collectivism. Journal of Applied Psychology, 96(5), 1033-1044.
- Chan Kim Yin, Fritz Drasgow. (2001). Toward a theory of individual differences and leadership: Understanding the motivation to lead. Journal of Applied Psychology, 86(3), 481-498.