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 (Boomers, Gen Xers, Millennials)

Selected Publications

Ng, E.S., Sears, G.J., and Arnold, K., forthcoming. Exploring the Influence of CEO and Chief Diversity Officers’ Relational Demography on Organizational Diversity Management: An Identity-based Perspective. Management Decision

Ng, E.S., and 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), pp.437-450.

Ng, E.S., and 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), pp.292-315.

Sobral, F., Ng, E.S., Castanheira, F., Chambel, M.J., and Koene, B., 2020. Dealing with temporariness: Generational effects on temporary agency workers’ employment relations. Personnel Review, 49(2), pp.406-424.

Thompson, C., Kuah, A., Foong, R, and Ng, E., 2020. The Development of Emotional Intelligence, Self-Efficacy and Locus of Control in MBA Students. Human Resource Development Quarterly, 31(1), pp.113-131.

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

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.


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

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


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