Prof Alexander Newman

STAFF PROFILE

Position

Associate Dean (International)

Faculty

Faculty of Business and Law

Department

BL PVC Office

Campus

Melbourne Burwood Campus

Qualifications

Bachelor of Law(s) (Honours), University of Bristol, 2000
Doctor of Philosophy, University of Nottingham, 2010

Contact

a.newman@deakin.edu.au
+61 3 924 46076

Biography

Alex Newman is a Professor in the Department of Management at Deakin Business School, Deakin University. Prior to joining Deakin, Alex worked at Monash Business School, Monash University. He has also worked in both China and Japan, and previously taught at Nottingham University Business School in Ningbo China. Alex conducts research in the areas of organizational behaviour, leadership and entrepreneurship. His research has been published in leading international journals such as the Journal of Organizational Behavior, Journal of Applied Psychology, the Leadership Quarterly, Human Resource Management and Entrepreneurship, Theory & Practice. He presently serves as the Co-Director of CSARO (Centre for Sustainable and Responsible Organizations).In 2014 he was awarded the Vice Chancellors Award for Excellence as an Early Career Researcher at Monash University and the Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management's Early Career Researcher Award. He is currently section editor for Leadership and Ethics (quantitative) at the Journal of Business Ethics and is a consulting editor for the International Small Business Journal.
 

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Research interests

Employee performance and retention

Positive psychology

Leadership

Employee volunteering and responses to CSR

Microfinancing and entrepreneurship

Managing the contemporary workforce

Teaching interests

I have taught a wide variety of courses from international business to organizational behaviour. I am presently teaching undergraduate organizational behaviour.

Publications

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2018

Entrepreneurship in China: the emergence of the private sector

A Atherton, A Newman

(2018), Abingdon, Eng., A1

book
2017

Psychological ownership: a review and research agenda

S Dawkins, A Tian, A Newman, A Martin

(2017), Vol. 38, pp. 163-183, Journal of organizational behavior, Chichester, Eng., C1-1

journal

Psychological safety: a systematic review of the literature

A Newman, R Donohue, N Eva

(2017), pp. 1-15, Human resource management review, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal

Investigating when and why psychological entitlement predicts unethical pro-organizational behavior

A Lee, G Schwarz, A Newman, A Legood

(2017), pp. 1-18, Journal of business ethics, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal

Identity judgements, work engagement and organizational citizenship behavior: the mediating effects based on group engagement model

Y Zhang, Y Guo, A Newman

(2017), Vol. 61, pp. 190-197, Tourism management, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal

Ethical climates in organizations: a review and research agenda

A Newman, H Round, S Bhattacharya, A Roy

(2017), Vol. 27, pp. 475-512, Business ethics quarterly, Cambridge, Eng., C1

journal

The effects of diversity climate on the work attitudes of refugee employees: the mediating role of psychological capital and moderating role of ethnic identity

A Newman, I Nielsen, R Smyth, G Hirst, S Kennedy

(2017), pp. 1-12, Journal of vocational behavior, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal
2016

HRM retrenchment practices and firm performance in times of economic downturn: exploring the moderating effects of family involvement in management

C Tsao, A Newman, S Chen, M Wang

(2016), Vol. 27, pp. 954-973, International journal of human resource management, London, Eng., C1-1

journal

Not if, but when we need resilience in the workplace

D King, A Newman, F Luthans

(2016), Vol. 37, pp. 782-786, Journal of organizational behavior, London, Eng., C1-1

journal

The impact of socially responsible human resource management on employees' organizational citizenship behaviour: the mediating role of organizational identification

A Newman, Q Miao, P Hofman, C Zhu

(2016), Vol. 27, pp. 440-455, International journal of human resource management, London, Eng., C1-1

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Mentoring functions and turnover intention: the mediating role of perceived organizational support

J Park, A Newman, L Zhang, C Wu, A Hooke

(2016), Vol. 27, pp. 1173-1191, International journal of human resource management, London, Eng., C1-1

journal

The influence of market orientation on innovation strategies

A Newman, D Prajogo, A Atherton

(2016), Vol. 26, pp. 72-90, Journal of service theory and practice, Bingley, Eng., C1-1

journal

The role of participative leadership and trust-based mechanisms in eliciting intern performance: evidence from China

A Newman, P Rose, S Teo

(2016), Vol. 55, pp. 53-67, Human resource management, London, Eng., C1-1

journal

The emergence of the private entrepreneur in reform era China: re-birth of an earlier tradition, or a more recent product of development and change?

A Atherton,, A Newman

(2016), Vol. 58, pp. 319-344, Business history, London, Eng., C1-1

journal

The influence of instructor support, family support and psychological capital on the well-being of postgraduate students: a moderated mediation model

I Nielsen, A Newman, R Smyth, G Hirst, B Heilemann

(2016), pp. 1-17, Studies in higher education, London, Eng., C1

journal

Capital structure of Chinese listed SMEs: an agency theory perspective

W Huang, A Boateng, A Newman

(2016), Vol. 47, pp. 535-550, Small Business Economics, Berlin, Germany, C1

journal

Profit orientation of microfinance institutions and provision of financial capital to business start-ups

A Shahriar, S Schwarz, A Newman

(2016), Vol. 34, pp. 532-552, International small business journal, London, Eng., C1-1

journal

Servant leadership and follower job performance: The mediating effect of public service motivation

G Schwarz, A Newman, B Cooper, N Eva

(2016), Vol. 94, pp. 1025-1041, Public administration, Chichester, Eng., C1

journal

Employee commitment in China

A Newman, D Wang

(2016), pp. 391-402, Handbook of employee commitment, Cheltenham, United Kingdom, B1

chapter
2015

Examining the relationship between workplace support and life satisfaction: The mediating role of job satisfaction

A Newman, I Nielsen, R Smyth, A Hooke

(2015), Vol. 120, pp. 769-781, Social indicators research, New York, N. Y., C1-1

journal

The impact of employee perceptions of organizational corporate social responsibility practices on job performance and organizational citizenship behavior: evidence from the Chinese private sector

A Newman, I Nielsen, Q Miao

(2015), Vol. 26, pp. 1226-1242, International journal of human resource management, Oxford, Eng., C1-1

journal

Job embeddedness: a multifoci theoretical extension

K Kiazad, B Holtom, P Hom, A Newman

(2015), Vol. 100, pp. 641-659, Journal of applied psychology, Washington, D.C., United States, C1-1

journal

Do social capital building strategies influence the financing behavior of chinese private small and medium-sized enterprises?

J Du, A Guariglia, A Newman

(2015), Vol. 39, pp. 601-631, Entrepreneurship: theory and practice, Malden, Mass., C1-1

journal

I can see clearly now the moderating effects of role clarity on subordinate responses to ethical leadership

A Newman, B Allen, Q Miao

(2015), Vol. 44, pp. 611-628, Personnel Review, Ann Arbor, Mich., C1-1

journal

How servant leadership influences organizational citizenship behavior: the roles of LMX, empowerment, and proactive personality

A Newman, G Schwarz, B Cooper, S Sendjaya

(2015), Vol. In press, pp. 1-14, Journal of business ethics, New York, N.Y., C1-1

journal

Overcoming the innovation challenge: examining the determinants of new product innovation in Chinese SMEs*

A Newman, Y Gao, J Zheng

(2015), pp. 33-57, Developments in Chinese entrepreneurship: key issues and challenges, New York, N.Y., B1-1

chapter
2014

The influence of follower cultural orientation on attitudinal responses towards transformational leadership: evidence from the Chinese hospitality industry

A Newman, C Butler

(2014), Vol. 25, pp. 1024-1045, International journal of human resource management, London, Eng., C1-1

journal

The impact of participative leadership on job performance and organizational citizenship behavior: distinguishing between the mediating effects of affective and cognitive trust

Q Miao, A Newman, X Huang

(2014), Vol. 25, pp. 2796-2810, International journal of human resource management, London, Eng., C1-1

journal

The moderating effect of individual level collectivist values on brand loyalty

F Mattison Thompson, A Newman, M Liu

(2014), Vol. 67, pp. 2437-2446, Journal of business research, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal

How does microfinance enhance entrepreneurial outcomes in emerging economies? The mediating mechanisms of psychological and social capital

A Newman, S Schwarz, D Borgia

(2014), Vol. 32, pp. 158-179, International small business journal, Ann Arbor, Mich., C1-1

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Affective commitment and turnover intentions among healthcare professionals: the role of emotional exhaustion and disengagement

P Thanacoody, A Newman, S Fuchs

(2014), Vol. 25, pp. 1841-1857, International journal of human resource management, London, Eng., C1-1

journal

Psychological capital: A review and synthesis

A Newman, D Ucbasaran, F Zhu, G Hirst

(2014), Vol. 35, pp. S120-S138, Journal of organizational behavior, Chichester, Eng., C1-1

journal

Servant leadership, trust, and the organizational commitment of public sector employees in China

Q Miao, A Newman, G Schwarz, L Xu

(2014), Vol. 92, pp. 727-743, Public administration, London, Eng., C1-1

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The impact of perceived corporate social responsibility on organizational commitment and the moderating role of collectivism and masculinity: evidence from China

P Hofman, A Newman

(2014), Vol. 25, pp. 631-652, International journal of human resource management, London, Eng., C1-1

journal

Determinants of best HR practices in Chinese SMEs

A Newman, A Z. Sheikh

(2014), Vol. 21, pp. 414-430, Journal of small business and enterprise development, Bradford, Eng., C1-1

journal

Determinants of product innovation in Chinese private small and medium-sized enterprises

P Hofman, A Newman, Z Deng

(2014), pp. 160-185, Innovation and intellectual property in China: Strategies, contexts and challenges, Cheltenham, Eng., B1-1

chapter
2013

The relationship between ethical leadership and unethical pro-organizational behavior: linear or curvilinear effects?

Q Miao, A Newman, J Yu, L Xu

(2013), Vol. 116, pp. 641-653, Journal of business ethics, Ann Arbor, Mich, C1-1

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Examining the cognitive and affective trust-based mechanisms underlying the relationship between ethical leadership and organisational citizenship: A case of the head leading the heart?

A Newman, K Kiazad, Q Miao, B Cooper

(2013), Vol. 123, pp. 113-123, Journal of business ethics, Ann Arbor, Mich, C1-1

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Revisiting the mediating role of trust in transformational leadership effects: Do different types of trust make a difference?

W Zhu, A Newman, Q Miao, A Hooke

(2013), Vol. 24, pp. 94-105, Leadership quarterly, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

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Participative leadership and the organizational commitment of civil servants in China: The mediating effects of trust in supervisor

Q Miao, A Newman, G Schwarz, L Xu

(2013), Vol. 24, pp. S76-S92, British journal of management, Chichester, Eng., C1-1

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What factors influence the organizational commitment of public sector employees in China? The role of extrinsic, intrinsic and social rewards

Q Miao, A Newman, Y Sun, L Xu

(2013), Vol. 24, pp. 3262-3280, International journal of human resource management, London, Eng., C1-1

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How do SMEs with single and multiple owners finance their operations differently? Empirical evidence from China

A Newman, D Borgia, Z Deng

(2013), Vol. 55, pp. 531-544, Thunderbird international business review, New York, NY, C1-1

journal

Ownership concentration and product innovation in Chinese private SMEs

Z Deng, P Hofman, A Newman

(2013), Vol. 30, pp. 717-734, Asia Pacific journal of management, Ann Arbor, Mich, C1-1

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Transformational leadership and job involvement in the Middle East: The moderating role of individually held cultural values

A Sheikh, A Newman, S Al Azzeh

(2013), Vol. 24, pp. 1077-1095, International journal of human resource management, London, Eng., C1-1

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2012

Entrepreneurs, organizational members, political participation and preferential treatment: Evidence from China

Z Chen, Y Sun, A Newman, W Xu

(2012), Vol. 30, pp. 873-889, International small business journal, Ann Arbor, Mich., C1-1

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Transformational leadership and the work outcomes of Chinese migrant workers: The mediating effects of identification with leader

Q Miao, A Newman, P Lamb

(2012), Vol. 8, pp. 377-395, Leadership, London, Eng., C1-1

journal

Organizational rewards and employee commitment: A Chinese study

A Newman, A Sheikh

(2012), Vol. 27, pp. 71-89, Journal of managerial psychology, Bradford, Eng., C1-1

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Organizational commitment in Chinese small- and medium-sized enterprises: The role of extrinsic, intrinsic and social rewards

A Newman, A Sheikh

(2012), Vol. 23, pp. 349-367, International journal of human resource management, London, Eng., C1-1

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Applicability of financial theories of capital structure to the Chinese cultural context: a study of privately owned SMEs

A Newman, S Gunessee, B Hilton

(2012), Vol. 30, pp. 65-83, International small business journal, London, Eng., C1-1

journal
2011

The effects of perceived organizational support, perceived supervisor support and intra-organizational network resources on turnover intentions: A study of Chinese employees in multinational enterprises

A Newman, R Thanacoody, W Hui

(2011), Vol. 41, pp. 56-72, Personnel review, Bradford, Eng., C1-1

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The impact of employee perceptions of training on organizational commitment and turnover intentions: A study of multinationals in the Chinese service sector

A Newman, R Thanacoody, W Hui

(2011), Vol. 22, pp. 1765-1787, International journal of human resource management, London, Eng, C1-1

journal

Funded Projects at Deakin

Australian Competitive Grants

Understanding the Factors which Underlie Successful Refugee Integration in the Australian Workplace

Prof Alexander Newman, Prof Ingrid Nielsen, Prof Russell Smyth, A/Prof Giles Hirst, Dr Alexander Newman

ARC - Discovery Projects

  • 2016: $49,467
  • 2015: $25,451
  • 2014: $20,049

Industry and Other Funding

Examining the role of team-based resiliency in buffering the impact of job stressors among child protection practitioners

Prof Andrew Noblet, Prof Ingrid Nielsen, Prof Alexander Newman

  • 2017: $22,727

Supervisions

No completed student supervisions to report