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Hwang, Kwang-Kuo, Ph.D.

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Selected Publications


Hwang, K. K. (2004). Book review for Social connections in China: Institutions, culture, and the changing nature of Guanxi. Contemporary Sociology, 33(5), 572-573.

Hwang, K. K. (2004). The epistemological goal of indigenous psychology: The perspective of constructive realism. In B. N. Setiadi, A. Supratiknya, W. J. Lonner, and Y. H. Poortinga (Eds.), Ongoing themes in psychology and culture. The International Association for Cross-Cultural Psychology, pp. 169-186.

Bond, M. et al. (2004). Culture-level dimensions of social axioms and their correlates across 41 cultures. Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, 35(5), 548-570.


Bedford, O., & Hwang, K. K. (2003). Guilt and shame in Chinese culture: A cross-cultural framework from the perspective of morality and identity. Journal for the Theory of Social Behavior, 33(2),127-144.

Hwang, K. K. (2003). Critique of the methodology of empirical research on individual modernity in Taiwan. Asian Journal of Social Psychology, 6, 241-262.

Hwang, K. K. (2003). In search of a new paradigm for cultural psychology. Asian Journal of Social Psychology, 6, 287-291.

Hwang, K. K., Liu, T. W., Han D. Y., & Chen S. H. (2003). Somatisation, emotional expression and Confucian ethics in Chinese culture. In Phoon W. O. & Macindoe I. (Eds.) Untangling the Threads: Perspectives on Mental Health in Chinese Communities. Sydney: Transcultural Mental Health Centre.

Yang, K. S., Hwang, K. K., Pedersen, P. B., & Daibo, I. (Eds) (2003). Progress in Asian social psychology: Conceptual and empirical contributions. Westport, Conn. : Praeger Publisher.


Hwang, K. K. (2001). Introducing human rights education in the Confucian society of Taiwan: Its implications for ethical leadership in education. International Journal of Leadership in Education, 4(4), 321-332.

Hwang, K. K. (2001). Morality (East and West): Cultural concerns. In N. J. Smelser, & P. B. Baltes (Eds.), International Encyclopedia of the Social and Behavioral Science. Pergamon, Oxford, pp. 10039-10043.

Hwang, K. K. (2001). The deep structure of Confucianism: A social psychological approach. Asian Philosophy, 11(3), 179-204.


Hwang, K. K. (2000). Chinese relationalism: Theoretical construction and methodological considerations. Journal for the Theory of Social Behavior, 30(2), 155-178.

Hwang, K. K. (2000). Psychology in Taiwan. In A. E. Kazdin (Ed. in chief), Encyclopedia of Psychology, Vol. 8, American Psychological Association, pp. 2-4.


Hwang, K. K. (1999). Chinese corporate culture and productivity. Sun Yat-Sun Management Review. International Issue, 621-648.

Hwang, K. K. (1999). Filial piety and loyalty: Two types of social identification in Confucianism. Asian Journal of Social Psychology, 2, 163-183.


Hwang, K. K. (1998). Two moralities:Reinterpreting the finding of empirical research on moral reasoning in Taiwan. Asian Journal of Social Psychology, 1, 211-238.

Selected Publications


Hwang, K. K. (1997). Chinese corporate culture and productivity. Management and Productivity Enhancement: New Approaches. Tokyo, Japan: Asian Productivity Organization, pp. 11-37.

Hwang, K. K. (1997-8). Guanxi and mientze: Conflict resolution in Chinese society. Intercultural Communication Studies, 7(1), 17-37.

Privette, G., K. K. Hwang, & Bundrick, C. M. (1997). Cross-cultural measurement of experience: Taiwanese and Americans' peak performance, peak experience, misery, failure, sport, and average events. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 84, 1459-1482.


Gabrenya, W. K., & Hwang, K. K. (1996). Chinese social interaction: Harmony and hierarchy on the good earth. In M. H. Bond (Ed.), Handbook of Chinese Psychology. Hong Kong: Oxford University Press, pp. 309-321.


Hwang, K. K. (1995). Easternization and productivity: Aligning to quality of life. In K. K. Hwang (Ed.), Easternization: Socio-cultural Impact on Productivity. Tokyo, Japan: Asian Productivity Organization.

Hwang, K. K. (1995). The struggle between Confucianism and legalism in Chinese society and productivity: A Taiwan experience. In K. K. Hwang (Ed.), Easternization: Socio-cultural Impact on Productivity. Tokyo, Japan: Asian Productivity Organization.

Hwang, K. K. (Ed.). (1995). Easternization: Socio-cultural impact on productivity. Tokyo, Japan: Asian Productivity Organization.


Hwang, K. K. (1992). Modern manifestations of the struggle between Confucianism and legalism: Comments on the spirit of Chinese capitalism. Cross-Cultural Psychology Bulletin, 26(3), 26-29.


Hwang, K. K. (1991). Dao and the transformative power of Confucianism: a theory of East Asian modernization. In W. M. Tu (Ed.), The Triadic Chord. Singapore. The Institute of East Asian Philosophies, pp. 229-278.


Hwang, K. K. (1990). A psychological perspective of Chinese interpersonal morality. East Asian Civilizations: Society, Culture, and Patterns of Behavior. Rhein und Bad Honnef, Germany: Horlemann Verlag Unkel, pp. 10-24.

Hwang, K. K. (1990). Modernization of the Chinese family business. International Journal of Psychology, Vol. 25, No. 5, 6, 593-618. Also in H. S. R. Kao, D. Sinha, and S-H. Ng (Ed.), (1995). Effective Organizations and Social Values. New Delhi: Sage Publications, pp. 37-62.


Hwang, K. K. (1987). Face and favor: The Chinese power game, American Journal of Sociology, 92(4), 945-974.

Hwang, K. K., & Rosina C. C. (1987). Relationship between internal-external control and brain drain in Taiwan. Journal of Social Behavior and Personality, 1(3), 423-427.


Hwang, K. K., & Michael B. (1986). Social psychology of Chinese people. In M. H. Bond (Ed.) The psychology of the Chinese people, Oxford University Press, 213-166.