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Prof Ingrid Nielsen

STAFF PROFILE

Position

Professorial Research Fellow

Faculty

Faculty of Business and Law

Department

Office of the Exec Dean B&L

Campus

Melbourne Burwood Campus

Contact

Biography

Ingrid Nielsen is Alfred Deakin Professor and Pro Vice-Chancellor, Research Performance. She was formerly Associate Dean, Research in the Faculty of Business and Law. She is an appointed Research Fellow of the Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management; and an appointed Business Management Specialist in the Hong Kong Council for Accreditation of Academic and Vocational Qualifications.

Prior to her Deakin appointments, Ingrid was Associate Dean (Research & Research Training) in the Faculty of Business and Economics at Monash University. Ingrid was Chair of the 1503 and 1599 panels within the Australian Business Deans Council's review of its Journal Quality List review in 2013 and 2019. She was appointed to the ABDC's BARDsNet Executive in 2015, to the role of Deputy Chair in 2016, and to the role of Chair of BARDsNet in 2017. In 2018 she was appointed to the Research Evaluation Committee for the Economics and Commerce panel for the Australian Government’s ERA exercise. 

Ingrid's own research is on labour migration in Asia and Europe; workplace integration of refugees in Australia; and work and life satisfaction. She is a past recipient of the Australian Academy of Social Sciences 'Australia-China Scholarship' and has been a visiting scholar at the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences. Ingrid holds a current ARC Discovery Grant and her research has received significant funding from a range of funding bodies, including the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Department of Health and Human Services, Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia, and the Data to Decisions CRC. Ingrid and has published in many leading management, economics and area specialist journals, including recent A* and A ranked papers in Journal of Vocational Behavior, Human Resource Management, British Journal of Industrial Relations, Energy Economics, International Journal of Human Resource Management, Personnel Review, Urban Studies, Social Indicators Research and Journal of Urban Affairs; along with the A* ranked law journals Melbourne University Law Review, Federal Law Review, and UNSW Law Journal.

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Research interests

Ingrid has a particular interest in tertiary sector rankings and research metrics.

Teaching interests

Organisational Behaviour

Research Methods

Units taught

MMM132

Publications

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2021

Refugee recruitment and workplace integration: an opportunity for human resource management scholarship and impact

G Hirst, S Curtis, I Nielsen, R Smyth, A Newman, N Xiao

(2021), pp. 1-23, Human resource management journal, Chichester, Eng., C1

journal article

Openness to Experience and the Career Adaptability of Refugees: How Do Career Optimism and Family Social Support Matter?

A Newman, K Dunwoodie, Z Jiang, I Nielsen

(2021), pp. 1-20, Journal of Career Assessment, London, Eng., C1

journal article

Thriving and career outcomes: The roles of achievement orientation and resilience

Z Jiang, Y Jiang, I Nielsen

(2021), Vol. 31, pp. 143-164, Human Resource Management Journal, C1-1

journal article
2020

Ethical leadership and unethical pro-organisational behaviour: the mediating mechanism of reflective moral attentiveness

Q Miao, N Eva, A Newman, I Nielsen, K Herbert

(2020), Vol. 69, pp. 834-853, Applied Psychology, London, Eng., C1

journal article

Keep Your (Horse) Hair On? Experimental Evidence on the Effect of Exposure to Legitimising Symbols on Diffuse Support for the High Court

I Nielsen, Z Robinson, R Smyth

(2020), Vol. 48, pp. 382-400, Federal Law Review, C1

journal article
2019

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 article

Perceived job quality, work-life interference and intention to stay: evidence from the aged care workforce in Australia

Z Cheng, I Nielsen, H Cutler

(2019), Vol. 40, pp. 17-35, International journal of manpower, London, Eng., C1-1

journal article

What the Australian public knows about the High Court

Ingrid Nielsen, Russell Smyth

(2019), Vol. 47, pp. 31-63, Federal law review, London, Eng., C1-1

journal article

Workplace thriving in China

Z Jiang, Y Jiang, I Nielsen

(2019), Vol. 40, pp. 979-993, International journal of manpower, Bingley, Eng., C1

journal article

What determines the institutional legitimacy of the high court of australia?

S KREBS, I NIELSEN, R SMYTH

(2019), Vol. 43, pp. 605-653, Melbourne University Law Review, Carlton, Vic., C1

journal article

Improving intergroup relations through actual and imagined contact: Field experiments with Malawian shopkeepers and Chinese migrants

J Gu, J Shachat, A Mueller, R Smyth, I Nielsen

(2019), Vol. 68, pp. 273-303, Economic Development and Cultural Change, C1-1

journal article

The Citation Practices of the High Court of Australia, 1905-2015

R Smyth, I Nielsen

(2019), Vol. 47, pp. 655-695, Federal Law Review, C1-1

journal article
2018

Cognitive cultural intelligence and life satisfaction of migrant workers: the roles of career engagement and social injustice

H Le, Z Jiang, I Nielsen

(2018), Vol. 139, pp. 237-257, Social indicators research, Berlin, Germany, C1

journal article

A qualitative study of expatriates' perceptions of and process of responses to psychological contract breach

H Perera, Y Chew, I Nielsen

(2018), Vol. 29, pp. 1454-1484, International journal of human resource management, Abingdon, Eng., C1

journal article

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 article

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 article

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 article

Inclusion and affective well-being: roles of justice perceptions

H Le, Z Jiang, Y Fujimoto, I Nielsen

(2018), Vol. 47, pp. 805-820, Personnel review, Bingley, Eng., C1

journal article

The paradox of the contented female worker: the mediating role of income and the moderating role of sexual orientation

R Smyth, I Nielsen, Z Cheng, B Wang

(2018), pp. 1-23, International journal of human resource management, Abingdon, Eng., C1-1

journal article
2017

The work-based predictors of job engagement and job satisfaction experienced by community health professionals

A Noblet, A Allisey, I Nielsen, S Cotton, A LaMontagne, K Page

(2017), Vol. 42, pp. 237-246, Health care management review, Philadelphia, Pa., C1

journal article

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 article

Wellbeing in China

Z Cheng, V Mishra, I Nielsen, R Smyth, B Wang

(2017), Vol. 132, pp. 1-10, Social indicators research, Berlin, Germany, C1

journal article

Effect of internal migration on the environment in China

S Rafiq, I Nielsen, R Smyth

(2017), Vol. 64, pp. 31-44, Energy economics, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article

A psychological contract perspective of expatriate failure

H Kumarika Perera, E Yin Teng Chew, I Nielsen

(2017), Vol. 56, pp. 479-499, Human resource management, London, Eng., C1

journal article
2016

Urbanization, openness, emissions, and energy intensity: A study of increasingly urbanized emerging economies

S Rafiq, R Salim, I Nielsen

(2016), Vol. 56, pp. 20-28, Energy economics, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article

An experimental study of the effect of intergroup contact on attitudes in urban China

J Gu, I Nielsen, J Shachat, R Smyth, Y Peng

(2016), Vol. 53, pp. 2991-3006, Urban studies, London, Eng., C1

journal article
2015

Determinants of wage arrears and their implications for the socioeconomic wellbeing of China's migrant workers: Evidence from Guangdong province

Z Cheng, I Nielsen, R Smyth

(2015), pp. 105-125, Handbook of Chinese Migration Identity and Wellbeing, Cheltenham, Eng., B1

book chapter

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 article

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 article
2014

Wellbeing among Indonesian labour migrants to Malaysia: implications of the 2011 memorandum of understanding

I Nielsen, S Sendjaya

(2014), Vol. 117, pp. 919-938, Social indicators research, Dordrecht, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal article

Access to social insurance in urban China: a comparative study of rural-urban and urban-urban migrants in Beijing

Z Cheng, I Nielsen, R Smyth

(2014), Vol. 41, pp. 243-252, Habitat International, Oxford, England, C1-1

journal article

How Does Relative Income and Variations in Short-Run Wellbeing Affect Wellbeing in the Long Run? Empirical Evidence From China's Korean Minority

V Mishra, I Nielsen, R Smyth

(2014), Vol. 115, pp. 67-91, Social Indicators Research, C1-1

journal article
2013

Working hours in supply chain Chinese and Thai factories: evidence from the fair labor association's 'soccer project'

R Smyth, X Qian, I Nielsen, I Kaempfer

(2013), Vol. 51, pp. 382-408, British journal of industrial relations, Chichester, Eng., C1-1

journal article
2012

A minority-status perspective on intergroup relations: a study of an ethnic Chinese population in a small Italian town

I Nielsen, O Paritski, R Smyth

(2012), Vol. 49, pp. 307-318, Urban Studies, London, England, C1-1

journal article

Personal wellbeing among ethnic Koreans in China's Northeast

I Nielsen, R Smyth, Q Zhai, J Zhang

(2012), Vol. 13, pp. 75-96, Asian Ethnicity, Abingdon, England, C1-1

journal article
2011

The contact hypothesis in urban china: the perspective of minority-status migrant workers

I Nielsen, R Smyth

(2011), Vol. 33, pp. 469-481, Journal of urban affairs, London, Eng., C1-1

journal article

The moderating effects of demographic factors and hukou status on the job satisfaction-subjective well-being relationship in urban China

I Nielsen, R Smyth, Y Liu

(2011), Vol. 22, pp. 1333-1350, International journal of human resource management, Abingdon, Eng., C1-1

journal article
2010

Is there a natural rate of crime?

P Narayan, I Nielsen, R Smyth

(2010), Vol. 69, pp. 759-782, American journal of economics and sociology, Hoboken, N.J., C1

journal article

Personal well-being in urban China

R Smyth, I Nielsen, Q Zhai

(2010), Vol. 95, pp. 231-251, Social indicators research, Berlin, Germany, C1-1

journal article

Subjective well-being of China's off-farm migrants

I Nielsen, R Smyth, Q Zhai

(2010), Vol. 11, pp. 315-333, Journal of Happiness Studies, Heidelberg, Germany, C1-1

journal article

On the relationship between female labour force participation and fertility in G7 countries: Evidence from panel cointegration and Granger causality

V Mishra, I Nielsen, R Smyth

(2010), Vol. 38, pp. 361-372, Empirical Economics, Dordrecht , Germany, C1-1

journal article
2009

Subjective well-being of Beijing taxi drivers

I Nielsen, O Paritski, R Smyth

(2009), Vol. 11, pp. 721-733, Journal of happiness studies, Dordrecht , Germany, C1-1

journal article

What determines employer willingness to "top up" social insurance?: Evidence from Shanghai's 25 plus X scheme

R Smyth, I Nielsen, X Qian

(2009), Vol. 30, pp. 512-528, International Journal of Manpower, London, Eng., C1-1

journal article

The "X component" in Shanghai's social security reforms

G Davies, I Nielsen, C Nyland, R Smyth, C Zhu, J Zhu

(2009), Vol. 62, pp. 31-54, International social security review, Geneva, Switzerland, C1-1

journal article

Perceptions of public security in post-reform urban China: a routine activity analysis

I Nielsen, R Smyth

(2009), Vol. 4, pp. 145-163, Asian journal of criminology, Berlin, Germany, C1-1

journal article
2008

Correct ideas and social security reform in China: the case of Shanghai's township insurance

G Davies, I Nielsen, R Smyth

(2008), pp. 65-91, Migration and social protection in China, Singapore, B1-1

book chapter

The rhetoric and the reality of social protection for China's migrant workers

I Nielsen, R Smyth

(2008), pp. 3-13, Migration and social protection in China, Singapore, B1-1

book chapter

Towards a harmonious society: challenges for China in the pursuit of social-protection-as-social-justice

I Nielsen, R Smyth

(2008), pp. 247-256, Migration and social protection in China, Singapore, B1-1

book chapter

Panel data, cointegration, causality and Wagner's law : empirical evidence from Chinese provinces

P Narayan, I Nielsen, R Smyth

(2008), Vol. 19, pp. 297-307, China economic review, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article

Who wants safer cities? Perceptions of public safety and attitudes to migrants among China's urban population

I Nielsen, R Smyth

(2008), Vol. 28, pp. 46-55, International review of law and economics, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal article

Who bears the burden of employer compliance with social security contributions? Evidence from Chinese firm level data

I NIELSEN, R SMYTH

(2008), Vol. 19, pp. 230-244, China economic review, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal article

Job satisfaction and response to incentives among China's urban workforce

I Nielsen, R Smyth

(2008), Vol. 37, pp. 1921-1936, Journal of socio-economics, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal article

One hundred years of citation of authority on the supreme court of New South Wales

I Nielsen, R Smythe

(2008), Vol. 31, pp. 189-214, University of New South Wales law journal, Sydney, N.S.W., C1-1

journal article
2007

Migration and the right to social security: perceptions of off-farm migrants' rights to social insurance in China's Jiangsu Province

I Nielsen, C Nyland, R Smyth, M Zhang

(2007), Vol. 15, pp. 29-43, China and world economy, London, Eng., C1-1

journal article

A century of citation practice on the Supreme Court of Victoria

D Fausten, I Nielsen, R Smyth

(2007), Vol. 31, pp. 733-804, Melbourne University law review, Melbourne, Vic., C1-1

journal article

Firm compliance with social insurance obligations where there is a weak surveillance and enforcement mechanism: empirical evidence from Shanghai

P Maitra, R Smyth, I Nielsen, C Nyland, C Z hu

(2007), Vol. 12, pp. 577-596, Pacific economic review, London, Eng., C1-1

journal article

Migrants as Homo economicus : explaining the emerging phenomenon of a shortage of migrant labor in China's coastal provinces

S Shao, I Nielsen, C Nyland, R Smyth, Zhang Mingqiong, C Zhu

(2007), Vol. 21, pp. 7-41, China information, C1-1

journal article
2006

Effects of intergroup contact on attitudes of Chinese urban residents to migrant workers

I Nielsen, C Nyland, R Smyth, M Zhang, C Zhu

(2006), Vol. 43, pp. 475-490, Urban studies, London, Eng., C1-1

journal article

Determinants of school attendance among migrant children: survey evidence from China's Jiangsu province

I Nielsen, B Nyland, C Nyland, R Smyth, M Z hang

(2006), Vol. 11, pp. 461-476, Pacific economic review, Richmond, Vic, C1-1

journal article
2005

Marketization and perceptions of social protection in China's cities

I Nielsen, C Nyland, R Smyth, C Zhu

(2005), Vol. 33, pp. 1759-1781, World Development, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal article

Perceptions of subjective economic well-being and support for market reform among China's urban population

I Nielsen, C Nyland, R Smyth, C Zhu

(2005), Vol. 17, pp. 425-447, Post-Communist Economies, Abingdon, England, C1-1

journal article

Urban social insurance and worker satisfaction in China: Implications for India

M Bhattacharya, I Nielsen, C Nyland, R Smyth, M Zhang

(2005), Vol. 48, pp. 475-494, Indian journal of labour economics, New Delhi, India, C1-1

journal article

Which rural migrants receive social insurance in Chinese cities? Evidence from Jiangsu survey data

I Nielsen, C Nyland, R Smyth, M Zhang, C Zhu

(2005), Vol. 5, pp. 353-381, Global social policy, London, England, C1-1

journal article
2003

Psychometric data on the mathematics self-efficacy scale

I Nielsen, K Moore

(2003), Vol. 63, pp. 128-138, Educational and psychological measurement, Thousand Oaks, Calif., C1

journal article

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

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

Other Public Sector Funding

Arts and culture as a strategic approach to address extremism in Bangladesh

A/Prof Fara Azmat, A/Prof Ahmed Ferdous, Prof Ingrid Nielsen

  • 2017: $125,690

Industry and Other Funding

Rural-Urban Migration, the Skill Gap and Wage Inequality in Urban China

Prof Ingrid Nielsen

  • 2015: $2,330

Rural-urban migration, labour participation rates and labour supply in urban China

Prof Ingrid Nielsen

  • 2016: $7,000

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

Other Funding Sources

Qualitative end user evaluation, D2D CRC Federated Police Project

Prof Rens Scheepers, Prof Chad Whelan, Prof Ingrid Nielsen, Prof Louis De Koker

  • 2017: $40,056
  • 2016: $40,056

Supervisions

No completed student supervisions to report