Dr. Kai Chi (Sam) Yam, Assistant Professor, National University of Singapore

Dr. Kai Chi (Sam) Yam is an Assistant Professor of Management at the National University of Singapore Business School. He received his Ph.D. in Organizational Behavior, with a focus on Business Ethics, from the University of Washington. He also holds an M.A. in Child Development and an M.S. in Organizational Behavior.

Sam’s research focuses primarily on behavioral ethics, ethical leadership, corporate social responsibility, and humor. His work has been published in premier journals such as Academy of Management JournalAcademy of Management ReviewJournal of Applied PsychologyOrganizational Behavioral and Human Decision Processes, and Personnel Psychology. His work has received multiple Best Paper Awards and has been featured extensively both locally within Asia (e.g., South China Morning Post, The Straits Times) and internationally (e.g., The Huffington Post, The Times, Harvard Business Review). In 2016, Sam was named by Poets and Quants as one of the Best 40 under 40 Business Professors in the world.