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Soo Min Toh

Soo Min Toh

    Soo Min Toh

    Associate Professor of Organizational Behaviour & HR Management, Department of Management, University of Toronto Mississauga

    Degrees: PhD, Texas A&M University
    BBS, Nanyang Technological University
    Email: Send an email to Soo Min Toh
    Phone: 416-946-8596

    Bio

    Soo Min Toh is an Associate Professor of Organizational Behaviour at the University of Toronto Mississauga, with a cross-appointment to the Organizational Behaviour and HR Management area at Rotman.  Soo Min’s research program focuses on understanding knowledge transfer between groups, expatriate management and the workplace experiences immigrant professionals. Her research has been published in premier academic and practitioner journals in the disciplines of management and psychology, such as the Academy of Management Review, the Journal of Applied Psychology, and Psychological Science. She is also on the editorial board of the Journal of World Business.

    Academic Positions

    2014  Visiting Professor; University of Goettingen
    2013-present  Associate Chair, Department of Management, UTM
    2011-present  Associate Professor of Organizational Behaviour; University of Toronto
    2003-2011  Asst Professor of Organizational Behaviour; University of Toronto

    Selected Publications - Papers

    Selected Publications - Books and Chapters

    • The perspective of host country nationals in socializing expatriates: The importance of foreign-local relations; With DeNisi, A. S., & Leonardelli, G.; In C. Wanberg (Ed.), The Oxford Handbook of Socialization. New York: Oxford University Press.; 2011
    • Building Expatriate-Host Country National Relationships: The Effects of Human Resources Practices, International Strategy, and Mode of Entry.; DeNisi, A. S., Toh, S. M., & Connelly, B.; In Morley, M. J., Heraty, N., & Collings, D. (Eds.), International HRM and International Assignments. Palgrave Macmillan Publishers; 2006

    Recent Presentations

    • Social Categorization Improves Intergroup Helping: A Behavioral Field Experiment; Leonardelli, G. & Toh, S. M.; Academy of Management; 2016
    • The White Leader Prototype in China?; Hu, J., Leonardelli, G., & Toh, S. M.; Academy of Management; 2016
    • A Model of Subsidiary Manager Communication with HQ; Sarabi, A., & Toh, S. M.; European Academy of Management; 2016
    • Foreigners welcome? Discrimination and turnover of self-initiated expatriates in Asia; Froese, F., Hildisch, K., & Toh, S. M.; AIB, EURAM; 2015; Pages: - Awarded Palgrave Macmillan-Association of Japanese Business Studies (AJBS) Best Paper Award (2015) - International Management Strategic Interest Group Best Paper Award, EURAM2015 - Best Paper Award at the Expatriate Management Track, EURAM2015
    • Host country national's voluntary knowledge sharing with expatriates and its motivating factors; Yamao, S., Yoshikawa, T., Choi, D. J., Toh, S. M.; AIB; 2014
    • Perceiving expatriates as foreign and fair treatment encourages information sharing; Toh, S. M. & Leonardelli, G.; Academy of International Business (AIB), Nagoya, Japan; 2011
    • Antecedents of host country nationals helping expatriates.; Wang, C. H. & Toh, S. M.; Poster accepted for presentation at the 26th Annual Society of Industrial and Organizational Psychologists (SIOP) Conference, Chicago, IL.; 2011
    • Social categorization and fair treatment by authorities build intergroup cooperation and dual identities; Leonardelli, G. J., & Toh, S. M.; Presented as part of a symposium on multiple identities at the Society for Experimental Social Psychology conference, Minneapolis, MN.; 2010
    • Examining the influence of supervisor social undermining on the career boundary crossings of immigrant newcomers; Toh, S. M., Yanar, B., Gunz, H.; Paper presented at the 26th European Group for Organizational Studies (EGOS) Colloquium “Waves of Globalization: Repetition and Difference in Organizing over Time and Space,” Lisbon, Portugal.; 2010
    • New immigrants’ reactions to social undermining in the workplace: A cross-cultural perspective; Toh, S. M. & Gunz, H.; Poster presented at the 69th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, Chicago, IL; 2009
    • Career-damaging relationships in the workplace: How new immigrants cope with social undermining; Toh, S. M. & Gunz, H.; Paper presented at the 25th European Group for Organizational Studies (EGOS) Colloquium “Passion for Creativity and Innovation,” Barcelona, Spain.; 2009
    • Achieving Mutual Cooperation in Cross-National Work Relationships; Toh, S. M. & Srinivas, E. S.; Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Society of Industrial and Organizational Psychologists (SIOP), San Francisco, CA.; 2008
    • Starting Over: Overcoming Workplace Social Undermining of Immigrant Newcomers; Toh, S. M. & Gunz, H.; In M. B. Lazarova & J-L. Cerdin (chairs), The New Global Nomads: Examining Diverse Forms of International Mobility. Symposium to be conducted at the 67th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, Anaheim, CA; 2008
    • Choosing Your Partner Well: Helping Immigrants Enhance their Employability; Toh, S. M. & Gunz, H.; Paper presented at European Group for Organizational Studies Colloquium “Beyond Waltz – Dances of Individuals and Organization,” Vienna, Austria; 2007
    • Avoiding the Parent Trap: Dynamic Identities and Sub-Coalitions in International Joint Venture Top Management Groups; Toh, S. M. & Yu, T. Y.; Paper presented at the Academy of International Business, Beijing; 2006
    • Emotion regulation and the adjustment of expatriates; Côté, S., Srinivas, E. S., & Toh, S. M.; In E. Richard & J. C. Wallace (chairs), New directions in emotional labor research. Paper presented at the meeting of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Dallas, TX; 2006

    Academic / Professional Service

    2015-2017  Chair - International Affairs; Society for I/O Psychology (SIOP)
    2013-2014  Editorial Board Member, International Affairs Committee White Paper Series; Society for I/O Psychology (SIOP)
    2010-present  Editorial Board Member; Journal of World Business
    2011-Present  Principal Reviewer for the Journal of Applied Psychology
    2011  Ad hoc reviewer for the Journal of Management
    2010  Ad hoc reviewer for Academy of Management Journal
    2007-Present  Ad hoc reviewer for International Journal of Cross-Cultural Management
    2007-Present  Ad hoc reviewer for International Journal of Human Resource Management
    2007-Present  Ad hoc reviewer for Applied Psychology: An International Review
    2007-Present  Ad hoc reviewer for Journal of Organizational Behavior
    2007  Chair of Interactive Paper Sessions; Academy of Management

    Professional Affiliations/Memberships

    European Group for Organizational Studies
    Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychologists
    Academy of Management
    Association for Psychological Science

    Research and Teaching Interests

    Research: Host country perspective of expatriate and foreign worker adjustment, women global leaders, intergroup helping, knowledge exchange, workplace abuse and the careers of new immigrants, and high performance human resource systems. Teaching: International management, Cross-cultural OB, HRM, OB, and Organizational Theory & Design  

    Other Info

    Email: soomin.toh@utoronto.ca  

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