Yu Tse Heng

Doctoral Student, Department of Management & Organizations

Foster School of Business, University of Washington

Yu Tse Heng is a doctoral student in Management at the University of Washington Michael G. Foster School of Business. Her research program examines how companies can humanize the workplace. Specifically, she explores the influence of positive emotions such as compassion, forgiveness, and gratitude on work outcomes. She is also interested in the implications of human imperfections in relation to work, and examines the relationship between cannabis use and work behaviors.


Yu Tse's research has been published in, or is undergoing revision at management outlets such as the Academy of Management Journal and psychology outlets such as the Journal of Experimental Social Psychology. At Foster, Yu Tse teaches leadership and organizational behavior in the undergraduate program as well as the global business program for international professionals.


Prior to pursuing her graduate studies at Foster, Yu Tse graduated from the National University of Singapore (NUS) with a Bachelor degree in Psychology (First Class Honors). She then worked as the laboratory manager of the NUS Industrial-Organizational Psychology Lab.