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Dr Diep Nguyen

Lecturer

Contact Information Telephone: +61 8 6304 2846, Email: diep.nguyen@ecu.edu.au, Campus: Joondalup, Room: JO2.353
Staff Member Details
Telephone: +61 8 6304 2846
Email: diep.nguyen@ecu.edu.au
Campus: Joondalup  
Room: JO2.353  

 

Dr. Diep Nguyen is the HDR Coordinator and a Lecturer at the School of Business and Law, Edith Cowan University, Australia. Prior to this appointment, she was a Post-Doctoral Research Fellow. While being employed at Edith Cowan University, Dr. Nguyen was awarded in Excellence in Research by an Emerging Scholar Award at the School of Business and Law and Career Highlight as an Early-Career Researcher (Research Focused Scholar) by the Early and Mid-Career Researcher Networking Committee at Edith Cowan University in 2019.

Diep completed her Master of Commerce (Honours) from the Western Sydney University in 2012. Her master thesis was about the exploration of HR roles of HR departments in Vietnamese organisations. She completed her PhD at Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand in 2016 as the recipient of the Vice Chancellor’s Scholarship from 2013-2016. Her PhD thesis was about evolvement and development of human resource management in Vietnam. Her research has appeared in International Journal of Hospitality Management, Asia Pacific Journal of Management, Public Management Review, Australian Journal of Public Administration, Personnel Review, Journal of General Management and New Zealand Journal of Employment Relations. She is currently researching Strategic HRM, workplace behaviours including workplace bullying, incivility and employee wellbeing in public sectors in Vietnam.

Background

2016 - 2019

  • Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, Management Discipline, School of Business and Law, Edith Cowan University.

2015-2016

  • Research Assistant, New Zealand Work Research Institute, Auckland University of Technology, Auckland, New Zealand
  • Teaching Assistant, Department of Management, Auckland University of Technology, Auckland, New Zealand

2012 - 2013

  • Visiting Lecturer of Dynamics Management, International School of Business, University of Economics Ho Chi Minh City, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
  • Visiting Lecturer of Quality Management, Department of Management, Saigon Technology University, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
  • Lecturer of Quality Management, Department of Management, University of Economics Ho Chi Minh City, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

2007 - 2009

  • Lecturer of Quality Management, Department of Management, University of Economics Ho Chi Minh City, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Professional associations

  • Academy of Management (AOM), Member
  • British Academy of Management (BAM), Member

Awards and recognition

National and International Awards

  • 2019 - Career Highlight as an Early-Career Researcher (Research Focused Scholar) – Early and Mid-Career Researcher Awards 2019, Edith Cowan University
  • 2019 - Excellence in Research by an Emerging Scholar Award – Staff Awards 2019, School of Business and Law, Edith Cowan University
  • 2017 - Nomination for the Best Accepted Paper – The 77th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management
  • 2017 - Nomination for the Best Paper – IRSPM conference
  • 2016 - Best Presenter Award, ECU Business Doctoral and Emerging Scholars Colloquium 2016
  • 2014 - Nomination for Best Paper Award (authors: Nguyen & Teo), Paper presented at the First International Conference of the Human Resources Division, US Academy of Management, Beijing
  • 2014 - NZWRI Postgraduate Award, New Zealand Work Research Institute, Auckland University of Technology
  • 2013 - Vice-Chancellor’s Doctoral Scholarship, Auckland University of Technology

Other

  • 2019 - The Open Access Research Funding – the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research) Office, Edith Cowan University
  • 2016 - Doctoral Completion Award, Faculty of Business and Law, Auckland University of Technology
  • 2016 - Post Graduate Publication Award, Faculty of Business and Law, Auckland University of Technology

Research areas and interests

Diep’s research focuses on Strategic Human Resource Management, Organisational Studies (including Negative Workplace Behaviours) and Public Management. She has a preference for qualitative research technique such as Leximancer, Repertory Grid and quantitative research methods, utilising techniques such as multivariate analyses in SPSS, Structural Equations Modelling (AMOS, SmartPLS, Mplus), Meta-Analysis, and Hierarchical Linear Modelling

Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy (AK3518), New Zealand, 2016.
  • Master of Commerce(Honours), University of Western Sydney, 2012.

Research

Recent Research Grants

  • Safety outcomes and employee wellbeing in the workplace,  Edith Cowan University,  ECU Collaboration Enhancement Scheme - 2017 Round 1,  2017 - 2018,  $10,000.

Recent Publications (within the last five years)

Book Chapters

  • Nguyen, D., Teo, S., Grover, S., Nguyen, P., (2017), Laissez-faire Leadership Behaviours in the Public Sector in Vietnam. The Palgrave Handbook of Leadership in Transforming Asia, 397-415, UK, Palgrave Macmillan, DOI: 10.1057/978-1-137-57940-9_22.

Journal Articles

  • Nguyen, D., Teo, S., Dinh, KC., (2020), Social support as buffer for workplace negative acts of professional public sector employees in Vietnam. Public Management Review, 22(1), 6-26, DOI: 10.1080/14719037.2019.1638438.
  • Nguyen, D., Teo, S., Decieri, H., Ho, M., (2019), Perceived formal authority and the effectiveness of the HR department in Vietnam. Personnel Review, 48(2), 551-569, DOI: 10.1108/PR-03-2017-0073.
  • Teo, S., Bentley, T., Nguyen, D., (2019), Psychosocial work environment, work engagement, and employee commitment: A moderated, mediation model. International Journal of Hospitality Management, xxx(xxx), xxx, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijhm.2019.102415.
  • Suseno, Y., Standing, C., Gengatharen, D., Nguyen, D., (2019), Innovative work behaviour in the public sector: The roles of task characteristics, social support, and proactivity. Australian Journal of Public Administration, N/A(N/A), 1-19, Australia, DOI: https://doi-org.ezproxy.ecu.edu.au/10.1111/1467-8500.12378.
  • Nguyen, D., Teo, S., Grover, SL., Nguyen, NP., (2019), Respect, bullying, and public sector work outcomes in Vietnam. Public Management Review, 21(6), 863-889, DOI: 10.1080/14719037.2018.1538426.
  • Nguyen, D., Teo, S., (2018), HR orientations and HR department effectiveness in Vietnam. Personnel Review, 47(5), 1043-1061, DOI: 10.1108/PR-03-2017-0074.
  • Nguyen, D., Teo, S., Pick, D., Jemai, M., (2018), Cynicism about Change, Work Engagement, and Job Satisfaction of Public Sector Nurses. Australian Journal of Public Administration, 77(2), 172-186, DOI: 10.1111/1467-8500.12270.
  • Nguyen, D., Teo, S., Ho, M., (2018), Development of Human Resource Management in Vietnam: A Semantic Analysis. Asia Pacific Journal of Management, 35(1), 241-284, New York, USA, Springer, DOI: 10.1007/s10490-017-9522-3.
  • Nguyen, D., Teo, S., Grover, S., Phong Nguyen, N., (2017), Psychological safety climate and workplace bullying in Vietnam’s public sector. Public Management Review, 19(10), 1415-1436, Routledge, DOI: 10.1080/14719037.2016.1272712.
  • Ho, M., Nguyen, D., Lo, K., McLean, C., Teo, S., (2015), The state of human resource (HR) competency research: Charting the research development of HR competencies and examining the signals from industry in New Zealand. New Zealand Journal of Employment Relations, 40(2), 67-83, E R Publishing Ltd..

Conference Publications

  • Teo, S., Nguyen, D., Grover, S., Pick, D., (2017), Engagement and Positive Experience at Work: An Ethical Leadership Perspective. Proceedings of the 2017 Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, 429, Academy of Management, DOI: 10.5465/AMBPP.2017.133.
  • Nguyen, D., Teo, S., Ho, M., (2016), Power distance and the effectiveness of the HR department in Vietnam. Proceedings of the 30th British Academy of Management Annual Conference, N/A, British Academy of Management.
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