Sandy

LIM, Sandy

Director, Victim Care Unit
Associate Professor


MANAGEMENT & ORGANISATION

Recognition & Awards

  • Humanities and Social Sciences (HSS) Seed Grant - 2015
  • Outstanding Educator Award, NUS Business School - 2014
  • Outstanding Educator Award, NUS Business School - 2013
  • Humanities and Social Sciences (HSS) Faculty Research Fellowship, National University of Singapore - 2012
  • Ministry of Education Academic Research Fund (AcRF) Tier 1 Grant - 2012
  • Faculty Research Grant, NUS Business School - 2009
  • Faculty Research Grant, Singapore Management University - 2007
  • Honorable Mention, Douglas McGregor Memorial Award for Best Paper in the Journal of Applied Behavioural Sciences - 2006
  • One-term Dissertation Award, Rackham Graduate School, University of Michigan - 2005
  • Faculty Research Grant, Singapore Management University - 2005
  • McGuigan Prize for Best Graduate Paper on Women and Gender, Women's Studies Program, University of Michigan - 2004
  • International Graduate Fellowship, American Association of University Women - 2004
  • Dissertation Thesis Grant, Department of Psychology, University of Michigan - 2004
  • Hough Summer Research Grant, Department of Psychology, University of Michigan, - 2003
  • Global Transformations Research Grant, International Institute, University of Michigan - 2003
  • Collaborative Health Services Research Initiative for Practice Improvements Research Grant, University of Michigan Medical School - 2003
  • Rackham Barbour Scholarship, Rackham Graduate School, University of Michigan - 2002
  • Graduate Research Fellowship, Department of Psychology, University of Michigan - 2000

Educational Qualifications

  • Ph.D, Organizational Psychology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA, 2005
  • M.Sc., Organizational Psychology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA, 2002
  • B.Soc. Sc., Psychology, National University of Singapore, Singapore, 1996

Academic Experience

  • Associate Professor, NUS Business School, 2015 - current
  • Assistant Professor, NUS Business School, 2008 - 2015
  • Assistant Professor, Singapore Management University, 2005 - 2008

Corporate Experience

  • Industrial-Organizational Psychologist, Ministry of Defence, Singapore, 1996 - 2000
  • Mizuho Bank
  • Denison Consulting
  • Bridgestone Corporation
  • International Labor Organization (ILO)
  • United Nations Development Fund for Women (UNIFEM), Singapore

Selected Publications

Ferris D, LIM, Sandy and Chen M (2017), "Ostracism and incivility at work", Annual Review of Organizational Psychology and Organizational Behavior
LIM, Sandy, ILIES, Remus, Koopman J, Christoforou P and ARVEY, Richard (2016), "Emotional mechanisms linking incivility at work to withdrawal and aggression at home: An experience-sampling study", Journal of Management
Li, X and LIM, Sandy (2017), "Cross-cultural differences in workplace aggression", 245-270, In Research and Theory on Workplace Aggression. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
GUO Y, LIM, Sandy and ILIES, Remus (2016), "Happy and uncivil: The role of moral desengagement and perspective-taking", Academy of Management Meeting, Paper presented at the Annual Academy of Management Meeting, Anaheim CA
LIM, Sandy, Tong, Y. K., Wee, J. C. P., Tan, T.X.Z., Ng, J.C.F., Wong, T.H., Ong, M.E.H. and Goh, S.K. (2018), "Leadership in multidisciplinary teams: Observations from trauma team activations", Journal of General Internal Medicine, 33(S2), S247-S248

Selected Publications

12

Journals

3

Books

25

Conference

1

Papers

Journal Articles

Ferris D, LIM, Sandy and Chen M (2017), "Ostracism and incivility at work", Annual Review of Organizational Psychology and Organizational Behavior
LIM, Sandy, ILIES, Remus, Koopman J, Christoforou P and ARVEY, Richard (2016), "Emotional mechanisms linking incivility at work to withdrawal and aggression at home: An experience-sampling study", Journal of Management
SCHILPZAND P, LEAVITT K and LIM, Sandy (2016), "Incivility hates company: Shared incivility attenuates rumination, stress, and psychologial withdrawal by reducing self-blame", Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, 133, 33-44
LIM, Sandy and Tai, K. (2014), "Family incivility and job performance: A moderated mediation model of psychological distress and core self-evaluation", Journal of Applied Psychology, Vol 99(2), 351-359
LIM, Sandy, Nahum-Shani, I, Henderson, M.M. and Vinokur, A. (2014), "Supervisor support: Does it buffer or exacerbate the adverse effects of supervisor undermining?", Journal of Applied Psychology, 99(2), 351-359
Binnewies, C., LIM, Sandy, Illies, R. and de Pater, I. (2012), "Attributed causes for work-family conflict: Emotional and behavioral outcomes", Organizational Psychology Review, 2(4), 293-310
Lee, A. and LIM, Sandy (2011), "Work and nonwork outcomes of workplace incivility: Does family support help?", Journal of Occupational Health Psychology, 16(1), 95-111
LIM, Sandy, Chan, W.Y., Lau, S., Nie, Y. and Hogan, D (2008), "Organizational and personal predictors of teacher commitment: The mediating role of teacher efficacy and identification with school", American Educational Research Journal, 45, 597-630
LIM, Sandy, Magley, V. and Cortina, L.M. (2008), "Personal and workgroup incivility: Impact on work and health outcomes", Journal of Applied Psychology, 93, 95-107
LIM, Sandy, Gittell, J.H., Cameron, K.S. and Rivas V. (2006), "Relationships, layoffs, and organizational resilience: Airline industry responses to September 11th", The Journal of Applied Behavioral Science, 42(3), 300-329, Honorable Mention, Douglas McGregor Memorial Award for Best Paper in the Journal of Applied Behavioural Sciences
LIM, Sandy and Cortina, L.M. (2005), "Interpersonal mistreatment in the workplace: The interface and impact of general incivility and sexual harassment", Journal of Applied Psychology, 90(3), 483-496
LIM, Sandy and Howard, R. (1998), "Antecedents of sexual and non-sexual aggression in young Singaporean men", Personality and Individual Differences, Volume 25, Issue 6, 1163-1182

Books/Monographs

Li, X and LIM, Sandy (2017), "Cross-cultural differences in workplace aggression", 245-270, In Research and Theory on Workplace Aggression. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
LIM, Sandy, Gittell, J.H., Cameron, K.S. and Rivas V. (2008), "Airline industry responses to September 11th", In International Terrorism and Threats to Security: Managerial and Organizational Challenges, R. Burke and C. Cooper (Eds.), Northampton, MA: Edward Elgar Press
LIM, Sandy, Price, R.H. and Choi J.N. (2007), "Beyond the Iron Rice Bowl: Life stage and family dynamics in unemployed Chinese workers", In Unemployment in China: Economy, Human Resources and Labor Markets, G Lee and M Warner (Eds.), Routledge, New York, NY

Conference/Seminars

GUO Y, LIM, Sandy and ILIES, Remus (2016), "Happy and uncivil: The role of moral desengagement and perspective-taking", Academy of Management Meeting, Paper presented at the Annual Academy of Management Meeting, Anaheim CA
Guo Y and LIM, Sandy (2015), "Happy and uncivil: The role of moral disengagement and moral identity", Work Stress and Health Conference
LIM, Sandy and Tai, K (2011), "Family incivility and job performance: A moderated mediation model", Presented at the Academy of Management Annual Meeting, San Antonia, TX,USA
LIM, Sandy, Ilies, R., Koopman, J., Christoforou, P and Arvey, R. (2011), "Emotional mechanisms linking incivility at work to withdrawal and aggression at home: An experience-sampling study", Presented at the International Conference on Occupational Stress and Health, Orlando, FL, USA
LIM, Sandy and Tai, K (2011), "Core self-evaluation and neuroticism: Moderating the incivility-psychological health relationship", Presented at the Annual Conference of the Society of Industrial & Organizational Psychology, Chicago, IL, USA
LIM, Sandy and Kortba, L (2010), "Self and others` perceptions of leaders: Does leader age matter?", Persented at the Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, Montreal, Canada
LIM, Sandy, Parasad, S. and Lim, V.K.G. (2010), "Incivility: A qualitative analysis across differential power distributions", Presented at the International Congress of Applied Psychology, Melbourne, Australia
LIM, Sandy and Sun, S.H. (2010), "Knowing your team members: Its effects on incivility and trust in work teams", Presented at the International Congress of Applied Psychology, Melbourne, Australia
LIM, Sandy, Prasad, S., Lim, V.K.G. and Ramchandani, B. (2010), "The effects of differential power relationships on coping with disrespect", Presented at the Association of Psychological Science Annual Convention, Boston, USA
LIM, Sandy (2010), "Receiving respect in the workplace: The advantage of age", Presented at the Annual Conference of the Society of Industrial & Organizational Psychology, Atlanta, USA
LIM, Sandy and Lee, A (2009), "The impact of workplace incivility on work and family", Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, Chicago, IL
LIM, Sandy, Lim, V.K.G., Cortina, L.M and Magley, V.J (2009), "Reactions to interpersonal and cyber-incivility: The role of perceived injustice", Presented at the Annual Conference of the Society of Industrial and Organizational Psychology, New Orleans, LA
LIM, Sandy (2008), "Perceptions of international instructors: A cross-cultural study", Presented at the Association of Psychological Science Annual Convention, Chicago, Il
LIM, Sandy (2007), "The impact of supervisor support on the occupational stress process: A longitudianl study", Presented at the Annual Conference of the Society of Industrial and Organizational Psychology, New York, NY
LIM, Sandy (2006), "The Counterintuitive effects of supervisor support on employee self-perceived work effectiveness: A longitudinal study", Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, Atlanta, GA
LIM, Sandy (2006), "Perceptions of organizational culture: Organizational level and gender as sources of variance", Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, Atlanta, GA
LIM, Sandy (2006), "The impact of cultural stereotypes on performance evaluations of international instructors", Presented at the Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, New York, NY
LIM, Sandy, Gittell, J.H and Cameron, K (2006), "Relationships, layoffs and organizational resilience: Airline industry responses to September 11", Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, New Orleans, LA
LIM, Sandy and Konik, J (2004), "Diversity and antisocial behavior in organizations: New Contributions from multi-level research", Co-chaired symposium at the Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, New Orleans, LA
LIM, Sandy and Cortina, L.M (2004), "An integrated model of the effects of incivility at the personal and workgroup level", Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, New Orleans, LA
LIM, Sandy and Cortina, L.M (2003), "Organizational justice for all? The bright, the grey, and the dark sides of the social workplace", Selected as a Showcase Symposium by the Academy of Management, Co-chaired symposium at the Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, Seattle, WA
LIM, Sandy, Barker, B and Cortina, L.M (2003), "Experiencing and observing incivility: Effects on perceived justice, organizational and personal outcomes", Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, Seattle, WA
LIM, Sandy and Barker, B (2003), "Effects of incivility and perceived injustice: A campus experience", Presented at the Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Toronto, Canada
LIM, Sandy and Cortina, L.M (2002), "Effects of incivility at the workplace: An integrated model", Presented at the International Congress of Applied Psycholog, Singapore
LIM, Sandy and Cortina, L,M (2002), "Interpersonal mistreatment in the workplace: Examining the relationships between incivility, gender harassment and sexual harassment", Presented at the Annual Conference of the Society of Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Toronto, Canada

Working Papers

LIM, Sandy, Tong, Y. K., Wee, J. C. P., Tan, T.X.Z., Ng, J.C.F., Wong, T.H., Ong, M.E.H. and Goh, S.K. (2018), "Leadership in multidisciplinary teams: Observations from trauma team activations", Journal of General Internal Medicine, 33(S2), S247-S248

Research / Teaching Areas

Dysfunctional Workplace Behaviors Such As Incivility And Harassment

Management Of Medical Teams

Leadership And Change

Occupational Health

Gender And Diversity

Work-life Issues

Societal Impact

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Courses

  • Psychology 111, Introduction to Psychology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
  • Psychology 360, Introduction to Organizational Psychology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
  • Psychology 361, Advanced laboratory in Organizational Psychology, University of Mihigan, Ann Arbor, MI
  • RMSS001, Research Methods in Social Sciences, SMU
  • PSYC105, Industrial & Organizational Psychology, SMU
  • PSYC101, Design, Measurement, and Data Analysis in Psychology, SMU
  • MNO1001, Management and Organisation, NUS Business School
  • Mizuho-NUS Managers Leadership Programme, NUS Business School
  • Bridgestone-NUS Regional Development Class Programme, NUS Business School
  • BMA5406, Negotiations and Conflict Management, NUS Business School
  • BMO6001, PhD seminar in Organizational Behavior, NUS Business School

Membership & Professional Activities

  • Accredited Test Administrator, Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI), Australian Psychologists Press; SHL Aptitude Tests & Interest Inventories, Saville & Holdsworth (SHL)
  • Invited address, American Association for University Women Meeting, Ann Arbor, Michigan on "International Graduate Fellowships" 2005
  • Invited Interview, Channel News Asia series on "Prime Candidates"
  • Invited Speaker, Singapore Psychological Society public seminar on "Training and role of Industrial-Organizational Psychologists in Singapore"
  • Invited Facilitator, The Human Capital Summit, Singapore, 2009
  • Ad-hoc reviewer, Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Applied Psychology, Organization Science, Journal of Applied Social Psychology, Journal of Managerial Psychology, Journal of Asian Business, Academy of Management Annual Meetings
  • Member, The Academy of Management, Society of Industrial & Organizational Psychology, American Psychological Association, Association for Psychological Science
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