Dr Lim offers expertise in the areas of workplace health, leadership, job loss, employee misbehaviours and discipline and the impact of technology on the workplace. She has published more than 150 papers in refereed journals and conferences. Her research has been published in internationally-refereed journals such as the Journal of Applied Psychology, Journal of Personality & Social Psychology, Human Relations, Journal of Vocational Behaviour, Journal of Organizational Behaviour, Omega, Journal of Behavioural Medicine, Singapore Medical Journal andScience and Public Policy. Her research has been cited by the media such as The Straits Times, The Globe and Mail, Chicago Tribune, Wall Street Journal, Los Angeles Times, and radio and TV channels such as CBS, ABC networks and practitioner outlets such as the Harvard Business Review and HR Review.
Dr Lim is the recipient of numerous research awards at the faculty and international levels. Her paper (co-authored with Sng Qing Si), "Does parental job insecurity matter? Money anxiety, money motives and work motivation" in theJournal of Applied Psychology was runner-up for most outstanding publication in the field of Organizational Behaviour in the Academy of Management Meeting, 2006. She was also awarded the Faculty Recognition for Excellence in Research in 2006. In 2009, she received the faculty recognition for her achievement in research.