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Dr Yong Goh

Name Yong Goh
Position Senior Lecturer (Psychology)
Section School of Psychology and Counselling
Office B348
Location Ipswich Campus
Phone +61 7 3812 6152
Extension 6152
Email
Qualifications BA Qld , MPsych Qld , PhD Qld
Languages Chinese (accredited translator)

Fields of Research (FoR)

  • Multicultural, Intercultural and Cross-cultural Studies ( 200209 )
  • Industrial and Organisational Psychology ( 170107 )
  • Architecture not elsewhere classified ( 120199 )

Research interests
- Occupational stress, appraisal and coping.
- Impacts of social support and mindfulness on stress and coping.
- Cross cultural psychology.
- Positive psychology and well-being in the workplace.
- The psychology of sustainability

Professional memberships
Psychology Board of Australia (Member)

Currently teaching courses/programs
-Industrial and Organisational Psychology
-Cross Cultural and Indigenous Psychology
-Psychology Complementary Studies A & B: Projects in Organisational Psychology
-Work Integrated Learning Psychological Skills

Teaching experience(Tertiary)
17 Years

Teaching experience(Other)
9 Years

Administrative responsibilities
-Representative, Human Research Ethics Committee (HREC), Psychology, Faculty of Science.

Research most recent
Poor, J.S., Thorpe, D., & Goh Y. (2018). The key components of sustainable housing design for Australian small size housing, International Journal of Geomate, Vol 15, Issue. 49, 23-29.

Wang, R., Chan, D.S.C., Goh, Y.W., Penfold, M., Harper, T., Weltewitz, T. (2017), Humor and workplace stress: a longitudinal comparison between Australian and Chinese employees, Asia Pacific Journal of Human Resources, Vol. 52 (2), 175-195.

Oei, T., Sawang, S., Goh, Y.W., & Mukhtar, F. (2013). Using the Depression Anxiety Stress Scale 21 (DASS-21) across cultures. International Journal of Psychology, DOI:10.1080/00207594.2012.755535.

Goh, Y.W., Sawang, S., Oei, T.P.S., & Ranawake, D.S. (2012). An Asian perspective of occupational stress and coping model: A case study of Sri Lankan employees, Australian and New Zealand Journal of Organisational Psychology, July, pp.1-7.

Watson, S., Goh, Y. W., & Sawang, S. (2011) Gender influences on the work-related stress-coping process. Journal of Individual Differences, 32(1), pp. 39-46.

Goh, Y. W., Sawang, S., & Oei, T. (2010) The Revised Transactional Model (RTM) of occupational stress and
coping : an improved process approach. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Organisational Psychology,3, pp. 13-20.


Research most notable
Sawang, S., Oei, T., Goh, Y. W., Wilman, M., Markhum, E., & Ranawake, D. (2010) Confirmatory Factor Analysis of the Way of Coping Checklist-Revised (WCCL-R) in the Asian Context. Applied Psychology : An International Review, 59(2), pp. 202-219.

Sawang, S, Goh, Y. W, & Oei, T. (2006) Are country and cultural values interchangeable?: A case example using
occupational stress and coping. International Journal of Cross Cultural Management, 6(2), pp. 205-219.
(Awarded Citation of Excellence from Emerald Management Reviews as one of the top fifty management articles of 2006)


Publications in ePrints

Asad Poor, S. Javad and Thorpe, David and Goh, Yong Wah (2019) A Collaborative Image of Energy Efficient Housing via a Photo-Based Approach. International Journal of Housing Markets and Analysis. ISSN 1753-8270

Goh, Yong and Jeffries, Carla and du Preez, J. (2019) Cultural awareness and sensitivity: foundational experiences in a Level 1 Psychology course. In: 2019 Australian Psychology Learning and Teaching Conference (AusPLaT 2019) , 13-15 Sept 2019, Melbourne, Australia.

Wang, Rong and Chan, Darius Kwan Shing and Goh, Yong Wah and Penfold, Melissa and Harper, Timothy and Weltewitz, Tim (2018) Humor and workplace stress: a longitudinal comparison between Australian and Chinese employees. Asia Pacific Journal of Human Resources (56). pp. 175-195. ISSN 1038-4111

Asad Poor, Javad and Thorpe, David and Goh, Yong (2018) The key-components of sustainable housing design for Australian small size housing. International Journal of GEOMATE, 15 (49). pp. 23-29. ISSN 2186-2982

Oei, Tian P. S. and Sawang, Sukanlaya and Goh, Yong Wah and Mukhtar, Firdaus (2013) Using the Depression Anxiety Stress Scale 21 (DASS-21) across cultures. International Journal of Psychology, 48 (6). pp. 1018-1029. ISSN 0020-7594

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Approved research supervisor in the area of:

  • Multicultural, Intercultural and Cross-cultural Studies ( 200209 )
  • Industrial and Organisational Psychology ( 170107 )


Research topics