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Dr Lee Martin



Senior Lecturer, Management


Faculty of Business and Law


BL Deakin Business School


Melbourne Burwood Campus


Graduate Certificate of Higher Education Learning and Teaching, Deakin University, 2020
Doctor of Philosophy, University of New South Wales, 2018
Master of Asia-Pacific Studies, Australian National University, 2013
Bachelor of Science, University of New South Wales, 2004
Bachelor of Commerce, University of New South Wales, 2004


Dr Lee Martin is a senior lecturer in the Department of Management at Deakin University, and has previously held visiting fellowships at Simon Fraser University, Canada and Singapore Management University, Singapore. Lee’s expertise is on cultural diversity in the workplace, particularly how multicultural employees, leaders and teams can contribute to organisations. She aims to help individuals and organisations understand how to harness cultural diversity to succeed in today’s globalised environment.

Her research is published in leading international peer-reviewed journals and has been shortlisted for multiple awards from the Academy of Management, including the Douglas Nigh Award and Best Student Paper. She currently serves on the editorial review boards of the Journal of Vocational Behavior and Equality, Diversity and Inclusion: An International Journal. Lee’s teaching experience includes Organisational Behaviour, Human Resource Development, and Global Business Environment, among other courses. She is the lead developer and lead educator in the massive open online course (MOOC), Leading Culturally Diverse Teams in the Workplace.

Prior to academia, Lee worked in the Australian government for a number of years, including as an adviser in the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet in Canberra and at the Australian Embassy in Beijing, in addition to co-founding a language training company in China. She holds a PhD in Management from UNSW Sydney, a Master of Asia-Pacific Studies with Distinction from Australian National University and Bachelors of Commerce (Economics, 1st Class Honours) and Science (Chemistry, with Merit) from UNSW Sydney.

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Research interests

  • Multicultural Employees
  • Cultural Diversity in Teams and Leadership
  • Cross-Cultural Management


  • Member, Academy of Management (AOM)
  • Member, Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management (ANZAM)

Teaching interests

  • Organisational Behaviour
  • International Management

Units taught

  • MMM240 - Organisational Behaviour
  • MPL700 - Leadership Practice with Impact

Professional activities

Editorial Review Board Member, Journal of Vocational Behavior

Editorial Review Board Member, Equality, Diversity and Inclusion: An International Journal

Research groups

  • Centre for Sustainable and Responsible Organisations (CSaRO)


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"I know your intention is good, but I still feel bad": cultural divergence and convergence in the effect of leader's angry feedback

B Shao, L Martin

(2020), pp. 1-16, Personnel review, Bingley, Eng., C1

journal article

Multiculturalism within individuals: a review, critique, and agenda for future research

D Vora, L Martin, S Fitzsimmons, A Pekerti, C Lakshman, S Raheem

(2019), Vol. 50, pp. 499-524, Journal of international business studies, Basingstoke, Eng., C1

journal article

The role of early immersive culture mixing in cultural identifications of multiculturals

L Martin, B Shao, D Thomas

(2019), Vol. 50, pp. 508-523, Journal of cross-cultural psychology, London, Eng., C1

journal article

Early immersive culture mixing: the key to understanding cognitive and identity differences among multiculturals

L Martin, B Shao

(2016), Vol. 47, pp. 1409-1429, Journal of cross-cultural psychology, C1-1

journal article

A dynamic double-hierarchy model of multicultural individuals' roles in culturally diverse teams

L Martin

(2015), Vol. 2015, pp. 1123-1128, AOM 2015 : 75th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, Vancouver, Canada, E1-1


Funded Projects at Deakin

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