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Personal profile


Dr. Ui Young Sun is a lecturer at the Monash Business School. His research focuses on leadership and various phenomena related to employees’ motivation, such as counterfactual thinking and regulatory focus. He also investigates the implications of destructive leadership approaches, such as abusive supervision, for employees’ well-being and behaviors at work. His research appears in the Journal of Applied Psychology, Journal of Organizational Behavior, Journal of Business Research, and Group & Organization Management.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

Research area keywords

  • Leadership
  • Motivation
  • Regulatory Focus
  • Counterfactual Thinking

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