Eddy Ng

James and Elizabeth Freeman Professor of Management

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 (Boomers, Gen Xers, Millennials)

Selected Publications

Rajendran, D., Ng, E.S., Sears, G. and Ayub, N., In Press. Determinants of migrant career success: A study of recent skilled migrants in Australia.  International Migration, pp. 1-22.

Ng, E.S. and Sears, G.J., In Press. Walking the Talk on Diversity: CEO beliefs, moral values, and the implementation of workplace diversity practices. Journal of Business Ethics, pp.1-14.

Ng, E.S., Lyons, S.T. and Schweitzer, L., 2018. Generational Career Shifts: How Matures, Boomers, Gen Xers, and Millennials View Work. Bingley: Emerald Publishing Limited.

Alhejji, H., Ng, E.S., Garavan, T. and Carbery, R., 2018. The impact of formal and informal distance on gender equality approaches: The case of a British MNC in Saudi Arabia. Thunderbird International Business Review, 60(2), pp.147-159.

Rajani, N., Ng, E.S. and Groutsis, D., 2018. From India to Canada: An autoethnographic account of an international student's decision to settle as a self-initiated expatriate. Canadian Ethnic Studies, 50(1), pp.129-148.

Ng, E.S. and Rumens, N., 2017. Diversity and inclusion for LGBT workers: Current issues and new horizons for research. Canadian Journal of Administrative Sciences/Revue Canadienne des Sciences de l'Administration, 34(2), pp.109-120.

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

Klarsfeld, A., Ng, E.S., Booysen, L.A.E., Castro Christiansen, L. and Kuvaas, B. (Eds.), 2016. Research Handbook of International and Comparative Perspectives on Diversity Management. Edward Elgar Publishing.

Kuron, L.K., Schweitzer, L., Lyons, S. and Ng, E.S., 2016. Career profiles in the “new career”: evidence of their prevalence and correlates. Career Development International, 21(4), pp.355-377.

Ng, E.S., Gossett, C.W., Chinyoka, S. and Obasi, I., 2016. Public vs private sector employment: An exploratory study of career choice among graduate management students in Botswana. Personnel Review, 45(6), pp.1367-1385.

Klarsfeld, A., Ng, E.S., Booysen, L., Castro Christiansen, L. and Kuvaas, B., 2016. Comparative equality and diversity: main findings and research gaps. Cross Cultural & Strategic Management, 23(3), pp.394-412.

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

Kwok, C., Bates, K.A. and Ng, E.S., 2016. Managing and sustaining an ageing nursing workforce: Identifying opportunities and best practices within collective agreements in Canada. Journal of Nursing Management, 24(4), pp.500-511.

McGinnis Johnson, J. and Ng, E.S., 2016. Money talks or millennials walk: The effect of compensation on nonprofit millennial workers sector-switching intentions. Review of Public Personnel Administration, 36(3), pp.283-305.

Ng, E.S. and Sears, G.J., 2015. Toward representative bureaucracy: predicting public service attraction among underrepresented groups in Canada. Review of Public Personnel Administration, 35(4), pp.367-385.

Kuron, L.K., Lyons, S.T., Schweitzer, L. and Ng, E.S., 2015. Millennials’ work values: differences across the school to work transition. Personnel Review, 44(6), pp.991-1009.

Lyons, S.T., Schweitzer, L. and Ng, E.S., 2015. Resilience in the modern career. Career Development International, 20(4), pp.363-383.

Ng, E.S. and Bloemraad, I., 2015. A SWOT analysis of multiculturalism in Canada, Europe, Mauritius, and South Korea. American Behavioral Scientist, 59(6), pp. 619-636.

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

Lyons, S.T., Schweitzer, L. and Ng, E.S., 2015. How have careers changed? An investigation of changing career patterns across four generations. Journal of Managerial Psychology, 30(1), pp.8-21.

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

Schweitzer, L., Lyons, S., Kuron, K.J. and Ng, E.S. 2014.  The gender gap in pre-career salary expectations: A test of five explanations.  Career Development International, 19(4), pp. 404-425. 

Ng, E.S. 2014.  Relative deprivation, self-interest and social justice: Why I do research on in-equality.  Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, 33(5), pp. 429-441.

Lyons, S.T., Ng, E.S. and Schweitzer, L. 2014. Changing demographics and the shifting nature of careers: Implications for research and human resource development.  Human Resource Development Review, 13(2), pp. 180-205.

Sur, S and Ng, E.S. 2014.  Extending theory on job stress: The interaction between the ‘other 3’ and ‘big 5’ personality traits on job stress.  Human Resource Development Review, 13(1), pp. 79-101. 

Ng, E.S. and Law, A. 2014.  Keeping up! Older workers’ adaptation in the workplace after age 55.  Canadian Journal on Aging/ La Revue Canadienne du Vieillissement, 33(1), pp. 1-14.