Eddy Ng

Eddy Ng

James and Elizabeth Freeman Professor of Management
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Educational Background

  • Ph.D., McMaster University
  • M.B.A., Simon Fraser University
  • B.Com., The University of British Columbia

Research Interests

  • Managing Diversity for Organizational Competitiveness
  • Changing Nature of Work and Organizations
  • Managing across Generations


COVID-19 Telework Study Report

Employment Gaps and Underemployment for Racialized Groups and Immigrants in Canada

National Diversity and Inclusion Benchmarking Study Senior Leaders and Diversity Personnel

Selected Publications

Dahms, S., Kingkaew, S., & Ng, E.S. (forthcoming). The effects of top management team national diversity and institutional uncertainty on subsidiary CSR focus and performance.  Journal of Business Ethics

Ng, E.S., & Sears. G. (2020). Walking the talk on diversity: CEO beliefs, moral values, and the implementation of workplace diversity practices. Journal of Business Ethics, 164(3), 437-450.

Ng, E.S., & McGinnis Johnson, J. (2020).  Game of loans: The relationship between education debt and making a career choice in the public, private, and nonprofit sectors. Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly, 49(2), 292-315.

Rajendran, D., Ng, E.S., Sears, G., & Ayub, N. (2020). Determinants of migrant career success: A study of recent skilled migrants in Australia.  International Migration, 58(2), 30-51.

Ng, E.S. & Sears, G.J. (2017).  The glass ceiling in context: The influence of CEO gender, recruitment practices, and firm internationalization on the representation of women in management.  Human Resource Management Journal, 27(1), 133-151.

McGowan, R.A., & Ng, E.S.W. (2016).  Employment equity in Canada: Making sense of employee discourses of misunderstanding, resistance, and support.  Canadian Public Administration, 59(2), 310-329.

Ng, E.S. & Metz, I. (2015).  Multiculturalism as a strategy for national competitiveness: The case for Canada and Australia.  Journal of Business Ethics, 128(2), 253-266. 

Burke, R.J., Ng, E.S., & Wolpin, J. (2015).  Economic austerity and healthcare restructuring: Correlates and consequences of nursing staff job insecurity.  International Journal of Human Resource Management, 26(5), 640-656

Lewis, G.B., & Ng, E.S. (2013).  Sexual orientation, work values, pay, and preference for public and nonprofit employment: Evidence from Canadian postsecondary students.  Canadian Public Administration, 56(4), 541-564.

Konrad, A.M., Moore, M.E., Ng, E.S.W., Doherty, A.J., & Breward, K. (2013).  Temporary work, underemployment, and workplace accommodations:  Relationship to well-being for workers with disabilities.  British Journal of Management, 24(3), 367-382.

Ng, E.S., & Sears, G.J. (2012).  CEO leadership styles and the implementation of organizational diversity practices: Moderating effects of social values and age.  Journal of Business Ethics, 105(1), 41-52.

Moore, M.E., Konrad, A.M., Yang, Y., Ng, E.S.W., & Doherty, A.J. (2011).  The vocational wellbeing of workers with childhood onset disability: Life satisfaction and perceived workplace discrimination.  Journal of Vocational Behavior, 79(3), 681-698.

Ng, E.S.W., & Wyrick, C.R. (2011).  Motivational bases for managing diversity: A model of leadership commitment.  Human Resource Management Review, 21(4), 368-376.

Ng, E.S.W., & Sears, G.J. (2010).  The effect of adverse impact in selection practices on organizational diversity outcomes: A field study.  International Journal of Human Resource Management, 21(9), 1454-1471.

Ng, E.S., & Burke, R.J. (2010).  Predictors of business students’ attitudes toward sustainable business practices.  Journal of Business Ethics, 95(4), 603-615.

Ng, E.S.W., Schweitzer, L., & Lyons, S.T. (2010).  New generation, great expectations: A field study of the millennial generation in Canada.  Journal of Business and Psychology, 25(2), 281-292.

Ng, E.S.W., & Sears, G.J. (2010).  What women and ethnic minorities want: Work values and labour market confidence.  A self-determination perspective. International Journal of Human Resource Management, 21(5), 677-699.


Academic Freedom - Tomáš Hudlický criticizing diversity hiring,” Canadian Justice (Bell Media)

Why the City of Winnipeg is looking into nameless resumes,” CTV News

Bucknell University professor continues to study telework efficiency as pandemic continues,” Fox56 News

Addressing Inequalities in the Workforce,” Future of Skills Podcast. Conference Board of Canada

Remote working offers employers and employees lots of opportunities – and just as many headaches,” Financial Post

Will coronavirus kill the traditional office as we know it?,” Global News

Will we ever shake hands again?,” Global News

For some, working from home can cause ‘loneliness, isolation and depressive symptoms’,” Global News

Bucknell University professor investigates telework efficiency worldwide,” Fox56 News

How are employees adapting to working from home, and could this become the new normal?,” NPR Smart Talk

Migrant talent wasted due to distrust of overseas qualifications,” Australian Broadcasting Corporation

A 4-day workweek boosted productivity by 40% at Microsoft Japan. Would it work in Canada?”  Global News

Walking The Talk: The Most Important Questions To Answer Before Starting Your D&I Journey,” Forbes


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