Isabel Ng was born and raised in Hong Kong. She received her PhD in psychology from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor in the United States in 2007. Upon graduation, she taught MBA courses at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College in the United States, as well as the School of Management at Fudan University in Shanghai, China. She is now a full time faculty at UNIR teaching Leadership and Management.
Her primary research is on implicit motives, such as the motives for power, affiliation and achievement. Isabel is passionate in studying how people´s inner motives drive their behaviors and achieve different goals in life. Besides, she also enjoys studying how people from different cultures can form good teams together.
With respect to her research interests, Dr. Ng has published academic papers in journals such as the Motivation and Emotion journal, and academic book chapters in the Chinese Handbook of Organizational Behavior, and the Oxford Handbook of Chinese Psychology.