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Prof Alexander Newman

STAFF PROFILE

Position

Associate Dean, International

Faculty

Faculty of Business and Law

Department

BL PVC Office

Campus

Melbourne Burwood Campus

Qualifications

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

Contact

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

Biography

Alexander “Alex” Newman is a Professor of Management in the Department of Management in Deakin Business School, and the Associate Dean (International) for the Faculty of Business and Law. Prior to joining Deakin, Alex worked at Monash University. He has also worked in both China and Japan, and previously taught at Nottingham University Business School in Ningbo China. 

He 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 Vocational Behavior, Journal of Applied Psychology, the Leadership Quarterly, Human Resource Management and Entrepreneurship, Theory and Practice.

In 2014, Alex was awarded the Vice Chancellor's Award for Excellence as an Early Career Researcher at Monash University and the Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management's (ANZMAC) Early Career Researcher Award. He is currently a 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

Affiliations

  • Member, Academy of Management.
  • Member, British Academy of Management.
  • Section Editor, Journal of Business Ethics.
  • Consulting Editor, International Small Business Journal.

Teaching interests

  • Work Integrated Learning
  • Organisation Behaviour
  • Leadership

Units taught

  • MMM240 - Organisational Behaviour

Research groups

  • Member, Centre for Employee and Consumer Wellbeing (CECW).
  • Member, Centre for Sustainable and Responsible Organisations (CSaRO).
  • Member, The IPA-Deakin SME Research Centre.

Awards

  • Emerald Citation of Excellence Awards, Emerald, UK, 2015.
  • Vice Chancellors Award for Excellence as an Early Career Researcher, Monash University, 2014.
  • Early Career Researcher Award, Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management (ANZMAC), 2014.

Publications

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2019

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

A Lee, G Schwarz, A Newman, A Legood

(2019), Vol. 154, pp. 109-126, Journal of business ethics, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal

Advances in employee-focused micro-level research on corporate social responsibility: situating new contributions within the current state of the literature

D Jones, A Newman, R Shao, F Cooke

(2019), Vol. 157, pp. 293-302, Journal of business ethics, Dordrecht, The Netherlands, C1

journal

Outcomes of international student mobility programs: a systematic review and agenda for future research

A Roy, A Newman, T Ellenberger, A Pyman

(2019), Vol. 44, pp. 1630-1644, Studies in higher education, Abingdon, Eng., C1

journal

Entrepreneurial self-efficacy: a systematic review of the literature on its theoretical foundations, measurement, antecedents, and outcomes, and an agenda for future research

A Newman, M Obschonka, S Schwarz, M Cohen, I Nielsen

(2019), Vol. 110, pp. 403-419, Journal of vocational behavior, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal

Career exploration: a review and future research agenda

Z Jiang, A Newman, H Le, A Presbitero, C Zheng

(2019), Vol. 110, pp. 338-356, Journal of vocational behavior, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal

CEO entrepreneurial leadership and performance outcomes of top management teams in entrepreneurial ventures: the mediating effects of psychological safety

Q Miao, N Eva, A Newman, B Cooper

(2019), Vol. 57, pp. 1119-1135, Journal of small business management, Chichester, Eng., C1

journal

Leader-member exchange social comparisons and follower outcomes: the roles of felt obligation and psychological entitlement

A Lee, A Gerbasi, G Schwarz, A Newman

(2019), Vol. 92, pp. 593-617, Journal of occupational and organizational psychology, Chichester, Eng., C1

journal

Public service motivation and performance: the role of organizational identification

Q Miao, N Eva, A Newman, G Schwarz

(2019), Vol. 39, pp. 77-85, Public money and management, Abingdon, Eng., C1

journal

Organizational commitment in the context of multinational corporations: a critical review and directions for future research

A Presbitero, A Newman, H Le, Z Jiang, C Zheng

(2019), Vol. 30, pp. 188-218, International journal of human resource management, Abingdon, Eng., C1

journal

Chief executive officer participative leadership and the performance of new venture teams

N Eva, A Newman, Q Miao, B Cooper, K Herbert

(2019), Vol. 37, pp. 69-88, International small business journal: researching entrepreneurship, London, Eng., C1

journal

How do industrial relations climate and union instrumentality enhance employee performance? The mediating effects of perceived job security and trust in management

A Newman, B Cooper, P Holland, Q Miao, J Teicher

(2019), Vol. 58, pp. 35-44, Human resource management, Chichester, Eng., C1

journal

Career optimism: a systematic review and agenda for future research

N Eva, A Newman, Z Jiang, M Brouwer

(2019), pp. 1-18, Journal of vocational behavior, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal

Moral disengagement at work: a review and research agenda

A Newman, H Le, A North-Samardzic, M Cohen

(2019), pp. 1-36, Journal of business ethics, Dordrecht, The Netherlands, C1

journal

Innovation climate: a systematic review of the literature and agenda for future research

Alexander Newman, Heather Round, Shuanglong Wang, Matt Mount

(2019), pp. 1-37, Journal of occupational and organizational psychology, Chichester, Eng., C1

journal

Predicting employee attitudes to workplace diversity from personality, values, and cognitive ability

J Anglim, V Sojo, L Ashford, A Newman, A Marty

(2019), Vol. 83, Journal of research in personality, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal
2018

Examining the influence of servant and entrepreneurial leadership on the work outcomes of employees in social enterprises

A Newman, C Neesham, G Manville, H Tse

(2018), Vol. 29, pp. 2905-2926, International journal of human resource management, Abingdon, 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

(2018), Vol. 105, pp. 147-158, Journal of vocational behavior, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal

Entrepreneurship in China: the emergence of the private sector

A Atherton, A Newman

(2018), Abingdon, Eng., A1

book

Leadership and leadership development in Asia

A Newman, N Eva, K Herbert

(2018), pp. 183-200, Routledge handbook of human resource management in Asia, Abingdon, Eng., B1

chapter

Can your network make you happy? Entrepreneurs' business network utilization and subjective well-being

A Newman, K Mole, D Ucbasaran, N Subramanian, A Lockett

(2018), Vol. 29, pp. 613-633, British journal of management, Chichester, Eng., C1

journal

How leadership and public service motivation enhance innovative behavior

Q Miao, A Newman, G Schwarz, B Cooper

(2018), Vol. 78, pp. 71-81, Public administration review, London, Eng., C1

journal

Mediating role of psychological capital in the relationship between social support and wellbeing of refugees

A Newman, I Nielsen, R Smyth, G Hirst

(2018), Vol. 56, pp. 117-132, International Migration, Chichester, Eng., C1

journal

From self-defeating to other defeating: examining the effects of leader procrastination on follower work outcomes

Alison Legood, Allan Lee, Gary Schwarz, Alexander Newman

(2018), Vol. 91, pp. 430-439, Journal of occupational and organizational psychology, London, Eng., C1

journal

Leadership, creativity, and innovation: a critical review and practical recommendations

D Hughes, A Lee, A Tian, A Newman, A Legood

(2018), Vol. 29, pp. 549-569, Leadership quarterly, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal

The effects of employees' creative self-efficacy on innovative behavior: the role of entrepreneurial leadership

A Newman, H Tse, G Schwarz, I Nielsen

(2018), Vol. 89, pp. 1-9, Journal of business research, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal

Antecedents of duty orientation and follower work behavior: The interactive effects of perceived organizational support and ethical leadership

N Eva, A Newman, Q Miao, D Wang, B Cooper

(2018), pp. 1-13, Journal of business ethics, Dordrecht, The Netherlands, C1

journal

Recruiting, managing and rewarding workers in social enterprises

A Newman, S Mayson, J Teicher, R Barrett

(2018), Vol. 29, pp. 2851-2860, International journal of human resource management, Abingdon, Eng., C1

journal
2017

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

(2017), Vol. 42, pp. 2099-2115, Studies in higher education, London, Eng., C1

journal

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), Vol. 27, pp. 521-535, Human resource management review, 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

Microfinance and entrepreneurship: an introduction

A Newman, S Schwarz, D Ahlstrom

(2017), Vol. 35, pp. 787-792, International small business journal: researching entrepreneurship, London, Eng., C1

journal

The influence of formal and informal institutions on microcredit: financial inclusion for micro-entrepreneurs by lender type

A Newman, S Schwarz, D Borgia, W Wei

(2017), pp. 23-52, Microfinance for entrepreneurial development: sustainability and inclusion in emerging markets, Cham, Switzerland, B1

chapter
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

journal

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

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, 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

journal

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

journal

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

journal

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

journal

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

journal

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

journal

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

journal

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

journal

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

journal
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

journal

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

journal

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

journal

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

journal

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, Dr Alexander Newman

ARC - Discovery Projects

  • 2018: $13,391
  • 2016: $49,467
  • 2015: $25,451
  • 2014: $20,049

Other Public Sector Funding

Preparing tertiary students from CALD migrant communities for careers in regional areas. Development and evaluation of an online course and associated materials.

Prof Alexander Newman, A/Prof Fara Azmat, Dr Joe Jiang, Dr Huong Le, Dr Siewmee Barton, Dr Ahmed Ferdous

  • 2019: $48,448

Careers guidance for CALDM/R students

Prof Alexander Newman, Dr Sally Baker, Dr Clemence Due, Dr Karen Dunwoodie

  • 2019: $15,000

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

Employability and Psychological Wellbeing of Students from a Refugee Background

Prof Alexander Newman, Dr Karen Dunwoodie

  • 2019: $400

University Guide for Humanitarian Refugees

Prof Alexander Newman, Dr Karen Dunwoodie

  • 2019: $30,000

Supervisions

Principal Supervisor
2019

Isuru Ekmini Dharmasiri Kirige

Thesis entitled: Impact of Psychological Capital on the relationship between LMX and Adaptive Performance

Doctor of Philosophy, Department of Management