Eddy Ng

Professor; F.C. Manning Chair in Economics and Business

Email: edng@dal.ca
Phone: 902-494-8998
Fax: 902-494-1107
Mailing Address: 
Kenneth C. Rowe Management Building
6100 University Ave, Room 5082
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada B3H 4R2

Research Topics:
  • Compensation policies
  • Aging workforce
  • Diversity and inclusion
  • Human resource management (HRM)
  • Cross-cultural management



  • PhD (McMaster)
  • MBA (Simon Fraser)
  • BCom (British Columbia)

Current Teaching

  • COMM 3303  Introduction to Human Resource Management
  • BUSI 6315  Intercultural and International Management

Research Interests

Ed's research focuses on managing diversity for organizational competitiveness, the changing nature of work and organizations and managing an intergenerational workforce. He is the Editor-in-Chief of Equality, Diversity and Inclusion and an associate editor for Personnel Review.

Selected Awards and Honours

  • 2016  Emerald Outstanding Paper Award, Journal of Managerial Psychology
  • 2015  Emerald Literati Highly Commended Award, Career Development International
  • 2015  Elwood F. Holton III Research Excellence Award, Academy of Human Resource Development
  • 2013  Emerald Literati Highly Commended Award, Career Development International
  • 2013  Emerald Literati Highly Commended Award, Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

Selected Publications

  • From India to Canada: An autoethnographic account of an international student’s decision to settle as a self-initiated expatriate. Rajani, N., Ng, E.S. & Groutsis, D. Canadian Ethnic Studies (forthcoming)
  • Diversity and inclusion for LGBT workers: Current issues and new horizons for research. Ng, E.S. & Rumens, N. Canadian Journal of Administrative Sciences, 2(34) 109-120  (2017)
  • The glass ceiling in context: The influence of CEO gender, recruitment practices and firm internationalisation on the representation of women in management. Ng, E.S. & Sears, G.J. Human Resource Management Journal, 27(1), 133-151  (2017)
  • The impact of formal and informal distance on gender equality approaches: The case of a British MNC in Saudi Arabia. Alhejji, H., Ng, E.S., Garavan, T. & Carbery, R. Thunderbird International Business Review (in press)
  • Employment equity in Canada: Making sense of employee discourses of misunderstanding, resistance, and support. McGowan, R.A. & Ng, E.S.  Canadian Public Administration, 59(2), 310-329  (2016)