NGO Hang Yue 敖恆宇

Research Projects


  • A Study on the Working Condition of Male and Female Church Workers in Hong Kong
  • WONG Wai Ching Angela, NGO Hang Yue (Dept of Management)
    1 May 2001
    Hong Kong Christian Council

    In view of increasing public awareness in the need for gender equity in Hong Kong, more Christian churches have taken more progressive measures in appointing women to various administrative or executive positions including ordained priesthood that were formerly closed to them. However, according to some previous surveys done by "Christian Times" and the Church Renewal Movement, there are still not a small number of women being excluded from preaching at the pulpit, administering holy communion, or taking part in the top administrative and/or executive responsibilites. There are still churches who declare openly that they have difficulties accepting women into the ordained ministry. This posts difficulties for women seeking gender equity within the context of the Christian community, despite the general acceptance of direction in society.
    According to a survey of 1999, women take up about sixty percent of all paid positions in the church including both full time and part time workers. However, women who work on "top" levels of the Church including both ordained or not amount to only less than 10%. The goal of this study is therefore to find out the general working conditions of church workers in Hong Kong and to draw a comparison between men and women workers. This study will include a survey of the workers' opinion on job satisfaction, fairness of the system and whether gender stereotypes, exist and affect their work. The preliminary result will be further reviewed in focus groups and a deep analysis of Churches' practice in gender equity will be attempted. (BS00845)



Research Publications


  • Family or work : work-family conflict of executives in Hong Kong. (co-authored with Chung-Ming Lau) Hong Kong : Faculty of Business Administration, Chinese University of Hong Kong, 1994.
    (CUHK Library Call No: UL Oversize HD30.W67 no.94-04 c.2; UL HK Studies HD30.W67 no.94-04)



  • One country many cultures : an assessment of organizational cultures of firms in Hong Kong. (co-authored with Chung-Ming Lau) Hong Kong : Faculty of Business Administration, Chinese University of Hong Kong, 1994.
    (CUHK Library Call No: UL Oversize HD30.W67 no.94-05 c.3; UL HK Studies HD30.W67 no.94-05)



  • 《商業管理啓示錄》(與饒美蛟及劉忠明合編),香港:商務印書館,1995。
    (CUHK Library Call No: UL HD70.H6 S44 1995; UL HK Studies HD70.H6 S44 1995 c.2)



  • 《香港敎會男女敎牧同工事奉實況硏究 : 簡要報告》(與黃慧貞合編),香港:香港基督敎協進會,2002。
    (CUHK Library Call No: UL HK Studies BV676 .A6 2002)


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