Senior Lecturer in Management
Phone: +64 9 921 9999 - ext: 5448
- Doctor of Philosophy (Auckland)
- Masters of Social Sciences (Hons)
- Bachelor of Science (BSc)
Memberships and Affiliations:
- Academy of Management
- European Group of Organization Studies
- New Zealand Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship Research Centre
- Australia and New Zealand Academy of Management
- Beta Gamma Sigma
Marcus' research and teaching interests lie at the nexus of entrepreneurship and HRM. He has taught undergraduate, postgraduate and executive courses in entrepreneurship and human resource management at the University of Auckland and AUT. Marcus has a background as an organizational psychologist and HR consultant and has consulted for a variety of small to large businesses. His current research involves looking at high technology entrepreneurs and technology transfer; HR systems in start-ups; dynamic capabilities, and entrepreneurial cognition.
- 466648 Management of Small-medium Enterprises (SMEs)
- 4666648 Human Resource Management
- 467955 Entrepreneurship and Innovation
- 468011 Advanced Human Resource Management
- High Technology New Ventures and Technology Transfer
- Employment systems in Start-ups
- Entrepreneurial Cognition
- Human resource systems and development
Marcus’ research builds on his experiences and background as an organizational psychologist and HR consultant. He has research streams examining the cognitions and decision making of entrepreneurs and managers in a variety of settings such as social organisations, SMEs, and high technology organizations.
Current Research Projects:
Marcus’ current research involves looking at dynamic capabilities in new ventures, competencies in professions, HRM in China, Innovative HR practices, and entrepreneurial cognition.
- Marcus Ho, Trish Corner (AUT) and Marie Wilson (Griffith)– Dynamic capabilities and knowledge governance in biotechnology firms
- Marcus Ho, Karen Lo, and Stephen Teo- Competencies in HR roles
- Marcus Ho, Sophie Chen (CEIBS), Marie Wilson (Griffith), Candice Harris and Stephen Teo– strategic human resource management (SHRM), innovative HR practices and employees wellbeing in Chinese organisations.
- Marcus Ho, Kamrul Ahsan (AUT)– competencies and professionalization of project managers
- Ahsan, K., Ho, M., & Khan, S. (2013). Recruiting project managers: A comparative analysis of project manager competencies and recruitment signals from project manager advertisements. Project Management Journal.
- Ho, M., Shepherd., D., & Woods, C. R. (2013). Relationships in family business: The paradox of family organisations. In R. Morrison & H. Cooper-Thomas (Eds)., Relationships in Organisations: A Work Psychology Perspective. Australia: Palgrave Macmillan.
- Pio, E., Waddock, S., Mangaliso, M., McIntosh, M., Spiller, C., Takeda, H., Gladstone, J., Ho, M., & Syed, J. (2013). Pipeline to the Future: Seeking Wisdom in Indigenous, Eastern and Western Traditions. In J. Neal (Ed.). Handbook of Faith and Spirituality in the Workplace: Emerging Research and Practice.
- Harris, C., Morrison, R., Lewis, K., & Ho, M. (2012). Recreating boundaries in a boundaryless career: The career transitions of mompreneurs, Academy of Management Conference, Boston, USA. (Nominated AOM Careers Division (CAR) Best Applied Paper Award).
- Corner, P. D., & Ho, M. (2010). How opportunities develop in social entrepreneurship. Entrepreneurship: Theory and Practice, 34 (4), 635-659.
- Ho, M. W. Y., Wilson, M, & Chen, S. (2010). HRM in biotechnology SMEs: Emergence of employment systems through entrepreneurship. International Journal of Human Resource Management, 21( 3), 313–336.
- Corner, P. D. & Ho, M. (2010). Trade Aid: Taking fair trade into the future. University of Auckland Business Review. Auckland, New Zealand: University of Auckland Press, 12(1), 1-5.
- Ho, M. W. Y., & Wilson, M. (2007). Biotechnology Founders and their Impact on the Employment System of their Firms. International Journal of Technology, Policy and Management, 7(3), 3-45.
- Ho, M., & Wilson, M. (2007). Knowledge resources for university spinoffs: The role of the academic entrepreneur. In the Academy of Management Best Paper Proceedings (pp.1-6). Philadelphia, PA: Academy of Management.
- Ho, M., & Wilson, M. (2006). Building the Human Capital of Knowledge Intensive Firms: The Case of Biotechnology Start-ups. International Journal of Knowledge, Culture and Change Management, Volume 5(6), 138-147.