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

Ostracism and incivility at work

Journal Articles
LIM, Sandy with Ferris D and Chen M
Annual Review of Organizational Psychology and Organizational Behavior

Year
2017

Emotional mechanisms linking incivility at work to withdrawal and aggression at home: An experience-sampling study

Journal Articles
ARVEY, Richard with Koopman J and Christoforou P
Journal of Management

Year
2016

Cross-cultural differences in workplace aggression

Books/Monographs
LIM, Sandy with Li, X
245-270, In Research and Theory on Workplace Aggression. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Year
2017

Happy and uncivil: The role of moral desengagement and perspective-taking

Conference/Seminars
ILIES, Remus with GUO Y
Academy of Management Meeting, Paper presented at the Annual Academy of Management Meeting, Anaheim CA

Year
2016

Leadership in multidisciplinary teams: Observations from trauma team activations

Working Papers
LIM, Sandy with 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.
Journal of General Internal Medicine, 33(S2), S247-S248

Year
2018

Selected Publications

12

Journals

3

Books

25

Conference

1

Papers

Journal Articles

Ostracism and incivility at work

Journal Articles
LIM, Sandy with Ferris D and Chen M
Annual Review of Organizational Psychology and Organizational Behavior

Year
2017

Emotional mechanisms linking incivility at work to withdrawal and aggression at home: An experience-sampling study

Journal Articles
ARVEY, Richard with Koopman J and Christoforou P
Journal of Management

Year
2016

Incivility hates company: Shared incivility attenuates rumination, stress, and psychologial withdrawal by reducing self-blame

Journal Articles
LIM, Sandy with SCHILPZAND P and LEAVITT K
Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, 133, 33-44

Year
2016

Family incivility and job performance: A moderated mediation model of psychological distress and core self-evaluation

Journal Articles
LIM, Sandy with Tai, K.
Journal of Applied Psychology, Vol 99(2), 351-359

Year
2014

Supervisor support: Does it buffer or exacerbate the adverse effects of supervisor undermining?

Journal Articles
LIM, Sandy with Nahum-Shani, I, Henderson, M.M. and Vinokur, A.
Journal of Applied Psychology, 99(2), 351-359

Year
2014

Attributed causes for work-family conflict: Emotional and behavioral outcomes

Journal Articles
LIM, Sandy with Binnewies, C., Illies, R. and de Pater, I.
Organizational Psychology Review, 2(4), 293-310

Year
2012

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Work and nonwork outcomes of workplace incivility: Does family support help?

Journal Articles
LIM, Sandy with Lee, A.
Journal of Occupational Health Psychology, 16(1), 95-111

Year
2011

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Organizational and personal predictors of teacher commitment: The mediating role of teacher efficacy and identification with school

Journal Articles
LIM, Sandy with Chan, W.Y., Lau, S., Nie, Y. and Hogan, D
American Educational Research Journal, 45, 597-630

Year
2008

Personal and workgroup incivility: Impact on work and health outcomes

Journal Articles
LIM, Sandy with Magley, V. and Cortina, L.M.
Journal of Applied Psychology, 93, 95-107

Year
2008

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Relationships, layoffs, and organizational resilience: Airline industry responses to September 11th

Journal Articles
LIM, Sandy with Gittell, J.H., Cameron, K.S. and Rivas V.
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

Year
2006

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Interpersonal mistreatment in the workplace: The interface and impact of general incivility and sexual harassment

Journal Articles
LIM, Sandy with Cortina, L.M.
Journal of Applied Psychology, 90(3), 483-496

Year
2005

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Antecedents of sexual and non-sexual aggression in young Singaporean men

Journal Articles
LIM, Sandy with Howard, R.
Personality and Individual Differences, Volume 25, Issue 6, 1163-1182

Year
1998

Books/Monographs

Cross-cultural differences in workplace aggression

Books/Monographs
LIM, Sandy with Li, X
245-270, In Research and Theory on Workplace Aggression. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Year
2017

Airline industry responses to September 11th

Books/Monographs
LIM, Sandy with Gittell, J.H., Cameron, K.S. and Rivas V.
In International Terrorism and Threats to Security: Managerial and Organizational Challenges, R. Burke and C. Cooper (Eds.), Northampton, MA: Edward Elgar Press

Year
2008

Beyond the Iron Rice Bowl: Life stage and family dynamics in unemployed Chinese workers

Books/Monographs
LIM, Sandy with Price, R.H. and Choi J.N.
In Unemployment in China: Economy, Human Resources and Labor Markets, G Lee and M Warner (Eds.), Routledge, New York, NY

Year
2007

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Conference/Seminars

Happy and uncivil: The role of moral desengagement and perspective-taking

Conference/Seminars
ILIES, Remus with GUO Y
Academy of Management Meeting, Paper presented at the Annual Academy of Management Meeting, Anaheim CA

Year
2016

Happy and uncivil: The role of moral disengagement and moral identity

Conference/Seminars
LIM, Sandy with Guo Y
Work Stress and Health Conference

Year
2015

Family incivility and job performance: A moderated mediation model

Conference/Seminars
LIM, Sandy with Tai, K
Presented at the Academy of Management Annual Meeting, San Antonia, TX,USA

Year
2011

Emotional mechanisms linking incivility at work to withdrawal and aggression at home: An experience-sampling study

Conference/Seminars
LIM, Sandy with Ilies, R., Koopman, J., Christoforou, P and Arvey, R.
Presented at the International Conference on Occupational Stress and Health, Orlando, FL, USA

Year
2011

Core self-evaluation and neuroticism: Moderating the incivility-psychological health relationship

Conference/Seminars
LIM, Sandy with Tai, K
Presented at the Annual Conference of the Society of Industrial & Organizational Psychology, Chicago, IL, USA

Year
2011

Self and others` perceptions of leaders: Does leader age matter?

Conference/Seminars
LIM, Sandy with Kortba, L
Persented at the Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, Montreal, Canada

Year
2010

Incivility: A qualitative analysis across differential power distributions

Conference/Seminars
LIM, Sandy with Parasad, S. and Lim, V.K.G.
Presented at the International Congress of Applied Psychology, Melbourne, Australia

Year
2010

Knowing your team members: Its effects on incivility and trust in work teams

Conference/Seminars
LIM, Sandy with Sun, S.H.
Presented at the International Congress of Applied Psychology, Melbourne, Australia

Year
2010

The effects of differential power relationships on coping with disrespect

Conference/Seminars
LIM, Sandy with Prasad, S., Lim, V.K.G. and Ramchandani, B.
Presented at the Association of Psychological Science Annual Convention, Boston, USA

Year
2010

Receiving respect in the workplace: The advantage of age

Conference/Seminars
LIM, Sandy
Presented at the Annual Conference of the Society of Industrial & Organizational Psychology, Atlanta, USA

Year
2010

The impact of workplace incivility on work and family

Conference/Seminars
LIM, Sandy with Lee, A
Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, Chicago, IL

Year
2009

Reactions to interpersonal and cyber-incivility: The role of perceived injustice

Conference/Seminars
LIM, Sandy with Lim, V.K.G., Cortina, L.M and Magley, V.J
Presented at the Annual Conference of the Society of Industrial and Organizational Psychology, New Orleans, LA

Year
2009

Perceptions of international instructors: A cross-cultural study

Conference/Seminars
LIM, Sandy
Presented at the Association of Psychological Science Annual Convention, Chicago, Il

Year
2008

The impact of supervisor support on the occupational stress process: A longitudianl study

Conference/Seminars
LIM, Sandy
Presented at the Annual Conference of the Society of Industrial and Organizational Psychology, New York, NY

Year
2007

The Counterintuitive effects of supervisor support on employee self-perceived work effectiveness: A longitudinal study

Conference/Seminars
LIM, Sandy
Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, Atlanta, GA

Year
2006

Perceptions of organizational culture: Organizational level and gender as sources of variance

Conference/Seminars
LIM, Sandy
Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, Atlanta, GA

Year
2006

The impact of cultural stereotypes on performance evaluations of international instructors

Conference/Seminars
LIM, Sandy
Presented at the Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, New York, NY

Year
2006

Relationships, layoffs and organizational resilience: Airline industry responses to September 11

Conference/Seminars
LIM, Sandy with Gittell, J.H and Cameron, K
Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, New Orleans, LA

Year
2006

Diversity and antisocial behavior in organizations: New Contributions from multi-level research

Conference/Seminars
LIM, Sandy with Konik, J
Co-chaired symposium at the Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, New Orleans, LA

Year
2004

An integrated model of the effects of incivility at the personal and workgroup level

Conference/Seminars
LIM, Sandy with Cortina, L.M
Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, New Orleans, LA

Year
2004

Organizational justice for all? The bright, the grey, and the dark sides of the social workplace

Conference/Seminars
LIM, Sandy with Cortina, L.M
Selected as a Showcase Symposium by the Academy of Management, Co-chaired symposium at the Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, Seattle, WA

Year
2003

Experiencing and observing incivility: Effects on perceived justice, organizational and personal outcomes

Conference/Seminars
LIM, Sandy with Barker, B and Cortina, L.M
Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, Seattle, WA

Year
2003

Effects of incivility and perceived injustice: A campus experience

Conference/Seminars
LIM, Sandy with Barker, B
Presented at the Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Toronto, Canada

Year
2003

Effects of incivility at the workplace: An integrated model

Conference/Seminars
LIM, Sandy with Cortina, L.M
Presented at the International Congress of Applied Psycholog, Singapore

Year
2002

Interpersonal mistreatment in the workplace: Examining the relationships between incivility, gender harassment and sexual harassment

Conference/Seminars
LIM, Sandy with Cortina, L,M
Presented at the Annual Conference of the Society of Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Toronto, Canada

Year
2002

Working Papers

Leadership in multidisciplinary teams: Observations from trauma team activations

Working Papers
LIM, Sandy with 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.
Journal of General Internal Medicine, 33(S2), S247-S248

Year
2018

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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September 14th, 2018

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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