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Dr Andrei Lux


Contact Information Telephone: +61 8 6304 2417, Email:, Campus: Joondalup, Room: JO2.378
Staff Member Details
Telephone: +61 8 6304 2417
Campus: Joondalup  
Room: JO2.378  


Andrei is a Lecturer in the School of Business and Law, with interests in organisational behaviour, leadership, and cross-cultural studies.

Current teaching

  • Leadership (Unit Coordinator)
  • Leadership, Strategy, and Change


Andrei completed his PhD in Management at the AACSB accredited Business School at the University of Otago. His doctoral research investigated how authentic leadership engenders positive organisational outcomes, examined the effects of followers’ cultural values on these conditional processes, and developed a new cognitive-based scale for measuring followers’ cultural differences. Andrei was awarded a full Doctoral Scholarship for the three-year term of his degree.

Previously, Andrei graduated with a Master of Business with Honours (First Class) from the Auckland University of Technology, majoring in Management. He co-authored a paper from his dissertation research and presented it at the Academy of International Business conference in Washington, DC.

Throughout his doctoral studies Andrei authored and presented a number of competitive papers at premier international conferences such as the Academy of Management 2016 in Anaheim, CA, and the Academy of International Business 2016 in New Orleans, LA. Publication of the substantive findings in top-tier journals is forthcoming.

Professional associations

  • Journal of Management & Organization (JMO), Associate Editor (Mentee)
  • Academy of Management (Organizational Behavior Division), Member
  • Academy of International Business, Member
  • Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management (ANZAM), Member
  • 2016 - 2015, ANZAM Board of Directors, Doctoral Student Representative

Research areas and interests

Andrei’s research focuses on Organisational Behaviour and Leadership, with interests in Cognition, Identity, and positive follower outcomes such as Engagement, Commitment, and Satisfaction. He conducts original management research in domestic, cross-cultural, and international contexts, utilising quantitative methods such as multiple hierarchical regression, conditional pathway analysis, and structural equation modelling. Andrei is also proficient in psychometric scale development and validation protocols.


  • Doctor of Philosophy, New Zealand, 2017.
  • Master of Business(HONS 1st class), New Zealand, 2012.
  • Bachelor of Business (Management & Commercial Law), New Zealand, 2010.

Recent Publications (within the last five years)

Journal Articles

  • Grover, SL., Hyde, A., Lux, A., O'Kane, P., Walton, S., (2019), Optimism and attribution about uncertain events: What happened to missing flight MH370?. Personality and Individual Differences, 147(1), 8-11, DOI:

Conference Publications

  • Lux, A., Romero Macau, F., Brown, K., (2018), Entrepreneurial ecosystem development: Consolidating theory into a testable model. Proceedings of the 32nd Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management Conference, 19p., New Zealand, ANZAM.
  • Lux, A., Grover, S., O'Kane, P., Walton, S., (2015), Dear Optimists, What Happened to Missing Flight MH370?. ANZAM - Australia and New Zealand Academy of Management, 1-18, ANZAM.
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