International Conference in Hong Kong: Service Leadership Education in Service Economies

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International Conference in HK: Service Leadership Education in Service Economies


Program Hightlight
  • “The New Leadership”
    Keynote speech by Prof. James O’Toole
  • “Ethical Leadership and Chinese Culture: Leadership Lessons from Zhen Guan Zheng Yao”
    Keynote speech by Prof. Po Keung Ip
  • Experience sharing by 8 universities
  • “Nurturing service leadership through service learning or general education” speech
  • Panel Discussion: “The future of service leadership education in service economies”

To strengthen leadership education, service and service leadership in Hong Kong, a pioneer project, the Fung Service Leadership Initiative, was launched at eight Hong Kong institutions in 2012. With the sponsorship of Victor and William Fung Foundation and the support of Hong Kong Institute of Service Leadership and Management Limited, the Principle Investigator and scholars of each institution designed their unique pedagogy and conducted related research for the project. On January 6-7, 2016, a concluding conference will be held at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University and the eight institutions will share their project outcomes and research results with the public.


Please note that there are limited seats in the conference. Interested colleagues will receive an email from GEO later to confirm their registration if seats are available.


For the detailed program and keynote speakers’ biography, please refer to:



Date: 6-7 January 2016 (Wed & Thu)

Time: 8:30 – 5:30pm

Venue: Senate Room, 16/F, Li Ka Shing Tower, PolyU

Registration fee: Free of charge

Keynote Speakers

Prof. James O’Toole

Research Professor at the University of Southern California’s Marshall School of Business, and Director of the Neely Center for Ethical Leadership


Prof. Po-Keung Ip, PhD

Distinguished Professor (特聘教授) the Graduate Institute of Philosophy, National Central University, Taiwan


For the detailed biography of the keynote speakers, please refer to:

For enquiries, please contact Miss Alice Wong at or 3411 2013.


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