Name:Patrick Pak

Title & Position:Professor 

Education Background

PhD, Lancaster University, UK, Management Learning

MPhil, City University of Hong Kong, Business and Management B.S., University of Nevada, Las Vegas, USA, Business Administration

B.A., University of Nevada, Las Vegas, USA, 

Contact Information

Office Room: QA306


Office Hour

Brief Introduction


He has over 20 years of experience teaching various business and management courses at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong Education University and BNU-HKBU United International College (UIC).   He was the Stream Leader of Business Studies Courses in the Open University of Hong Kong and China MBA Program Manager in the Hong Kong Polytechnic University.

Research Interests

Organizational Learning, HRM, and Change Management

Teaching major

Principles Microeconomics, Principles Macroeconomics, Principles of Marketing Management, Organizational Behavior




Pak, C.K. & Snell, R.S. (2003), Programmed, Autonomous-Formal and Spontaneous Organizational Learning, British Journal of Management, 14(3), 277-283.

Pak, C.K. (2001), Towards a ‘Dispersed’ model of organizational learning, Euro Asia Journal of Management, 21, 143-56.

McDonald, G.M. & Pak, C.K. (1997), Ethical perceptions of expatriate and local managers in Hong Kong, Journal of Business Ethics, 16, 1605-23.  

McDonald, G.M. & Pak, C.K. (1997), Ethical acculturation of expatriate managers in a cross cultural context, Cross Cultural Management: An International Journal, 3(3), 9-30.  

McDonald, G.M. & Pak, C.K. (1996), It’s all fair in love, war, and business: Cognitive philosophies in ethical decision making, Journal of Business Ethics, 15, 973-996.  

McDonald, G.M., Zepp, R.A. & Pak, C.K. (1996), Comparative ethical perceptions of Australian and Hong Kong managers.  In Gerhold K. Becker (Ed), Ethics in business and society: Chinese and Western Perspectives, NY, Springer, pp. 42-60.