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Candy (Ying) Lu
  • Title: Doctor
  • Position: Senior Lecturer - Department of Marketing and Management
  • Qualifications: BBA (SDUST), MPhil (SDUST), PhD (Monash)

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Areas of Expertise

  • International management
  • Human resource management in emerging markets
  • Integration of immigrant professionals in workplace
  • Occupational health and safety (OHS) in mining industry

Profile

Dr Ying (Candy) Lu joined the Department of Marketing and Management at Macquarie in 2014. She obtained her PhD degree from Monash University in 2012. Her thesis investigated the choice of acculturation options among Chinese professionals in Australia and examined the impact of that choice on an individual's job satisfaction, affective workgroup commitment and work engagement in a group environment. Her research interests are in the areas of international management, international human resource management, cross-cultural management and OHS.

Education

  • Bachelor of Business Administration: Industrial Engineering (Shandong University of Science and Technology)
  • Master of Philosophy: Mining Engineering: (Shandong University of Science and Technology)
  • Doctor of Philosophy: International Management and Human Resource Management: (Monash University)

Research grants

  • 2014: Macquarie University New Staff Grant ($12,920.00)

Research awards

  • 2014: Faculty Early Career Researcher Award, Macquarie University
  • 2012: Dr Nicholas Beaumont Memorial Award for the Best PhD Thesis in Management, Monash University
  • 2011-2012: Monash University Postgraduate Publications Award, Monash University
  • 2010: Chinese Government Award for Outstanding Students Abroad,  The China Scholarship Council

Research areas

  • Cross-cultural management
  • International human resource management
  • Asian culture
  • Safety management in mining industry

Publications

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  • Hutchings, K., Samaratunge, R., Lu, Y., & Gamage, A. S. Examining Sri Lankan professional women's perceptions of their opportunities to undertake international careers: Implications for diversity amongst cross-cultural managers. Accepted 21/09/2015 for publication in International Journal of Cross Cultural Management. DOI: 10.1177/1470595815611696.
  • Lu, Y., Samaratunge, R., & Härtel, C.E.J. Predictors of acculturation attitudes among professional Chinese immigrants in the Australian workplace. Accepted 05/03/2015 for publication in Journal of Management and Organization, DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/jmo.2015.19.
  • Georgalis, J., Samaratunge, R., Kimberley, N., & Lu, Y (2015). Change process characteristics and resistance to organisational change: the role of employee perceptions of justice. Australian Journal of Management, 40(1): 89-113.
  • Lu, Y., Samaratunge, R., & Härtel, C. E. J. (2013). Acculturation attitudes and affective workgroup commitment: evidence from professional Chinese immigrants in the Australian workplace. Asian Ethnicity, 14(2),206-228.
  • Lu, Y., Samaratunge, R., & Härtel, C. E. J. (2012). The relationship between acculturation strategy and job satisfaction for professional Chinese immigrants in the Australian workplace. International Journal of Intercultural Relations, 36(5), 669-681.
  • Lu, Y. & Li, X. (2011). A study on a new hazard detecting and controlling method: the case of coal mining companies in China. Safety Science,49(2), 279-285.
  • Lu, Y., Samaratunge, R., & Härtel, C. E. J. (2011). Acculturation strategies among professional Chinese immigrants in the Australian workplace. Asia Pacific Journal of Human Resources, 49(1), 71-87.
  • Li, X., Zhao, Y., Zhao, X., & Lu, Y. (2009). Closed-loop prevention and control research of coal mine safety management. Journal of Coal Science & Engineering (China), 15 (3): 324-327.
  • Liu, Z., Li, X., Lu, Y., & Ren, D. (2007). Market-oriented management method of coalmine accident hidden dangers. Journal of Coal Science & Engineering (China), 13 (3): 355-358.

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  • Lu,  Y., Samaratunge, R., & Härtel, C. E. J.  2015. Skilled Migration,  Expectation  and Reality: Chinese Professionals in the Global Labour Market. Farnham: Gower Publishing.

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  • Lu, Y., Samaratunge, R., & Härtel, C. E. J. (2012). The impact of acculturation on professional Chinese immigrants in the Australian workplace. The 9th NAPSIPAG International Conference, Colombo, Sri Lanka.
  • Lu, Y., Samaratunge, R., & Härtel, C. E. J. (2011). Acculturation attitudes and affective workgroup commitment among professional Chinese immigrants in the Australian workplace. ANZIBA Annual Conference, Melbourne.
  • Lu, Y., Samaratunge, R., & Härtel, C. E. J. (2011). Acculturation attitudes and its effect on work engagement: a case of professional Chinese immigrants in Australia. 2nd International Conference on Education and Management Technology, Shanghai.
  • Lu, Y., Samaratunge, R., & Härtel, C. E. J. (2010). Acculturation strategy and its impact on job satisfaction: the case of professional Chinese immigrants in the Australian workplace. The 24th ANZAM Conference, Adelaide, Australia.
  • Lu, Y., Samaratunge, R., & Härtel, C. E. J. (2010). Acculturation strategies among professional Chinese immigrants in the Australian workplace.The 6th International Conference of Global Academy of Business and Economic Research, New York, USA.
  • Ren, D., Li, X., Wang, J., & Lu, Y. (2008). Security constraint analysis of coal mine enterprise. The 38th International Conference on Computer and Industrial Engineering, Beijing, China.

Affiliations / activities

Professional Affiliations:

  • Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management
  • International Academy for Intercultural Research (IAIR)

Professional Activities:

Dr Lu has refereed for the following journals and conferences:

  • Human Resource Management
  • International Journal of Human Resource Management
  • International Journal of Intercultural Relations
  • Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology
  • Journal of Managerial Psychology
  • Journal of Management & Organization
  • European Management Review
  • NAPSIPAG 2012
  • HRIC 2014