Ho Wa (Hodar) Lam , MPhil

Ho Wa (Hodar) Lam

PhD Candidate
Rotterdam School of Management (RSM)
Erasmus University Rotterdam


Hodar Lam is a PhD candidate in Organisational Behaviour at Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University. He received his MPhil in Industrial-Organizational Psychology from the Chinese University of Hong Kong and MPhil in Organisation Research from Erasmus University Rotterdam. 

With a background in HRM and counselling, Hodar's research focuses on emotions and well-being issues at work. Specifically in his PhD, he is examining the phenomenon of loneliness among leaders. Other research topics he investigates include job insecurity, work stress, and overtime work. 

Professional experience

PhD Candidate

Erasmus University Rotterdam
RSM - Rotterdam School of Management
Department of Organisation and Personnel Management


Professional Publications (4)

Scholarly Publications

Semi Scientific Publications


Discovery items

RSM Discovery magazine 38 – out now!

Issue 38: under the editorship of the Erasmus Centre for Leadership is devoted to exploring just some of the many facets of leadership.

Tips: Loneliness and working from home during the COVID-19 crisis

No man/woman is an island. It is normal to feel lonely while working from home. Use these four tips to prevent loneliness.


OLD STYLE - Managing People in Organisations

  • Study year: 2020/2021, 2019/2020, 2018/2019
  • Code: BM05HRM
  • ECTS: 5 Level: Master

Leadership Development and Training

  • Study year: 2020/2021
  • Code: BMME046
  • ECTS: 6 Level: ERIM, Exchange, IM/CEMS, Master, Master

OLD STYLE - Research Challenges in HRM and OB

  • Study year: 2020/2021, 2019/2020, 2018/2019, 2017/2018
  • Code: BMRMHRM
  • ECTS: 4 Level: Master

Past courses

High Performance Leadership

  • Study year: 2019/2020, 2018/2019
  • Code: BMME043
  • ECTS: 6 Level: Master, Master, Master, Master

Managing People in Organisations

  • Study year: 2018/2019, 2017/2018
  • Code: BM01HRM
  • ECTS: 6 Level: Master