Tony Nguyen

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School: The Business School
Department: Management
Position: Lecturer
Location: RMIT Saigon South

Dr. Tony Nguyen holds a Ph.D. in International Business with a Management concentration from Texas A&M International University.

His current research interests are centered around leadership strategies and human resource initiatives that aim to promote employee behaviors such as ambidexterity and workplace creativity. 

  • Ph.D. in International Business Administration, Management, Texas A&M International University (USA)
  • MBA, University of Houston – Clear Lake (USA)
  • B.S. in Accounting (Cum Laude). University of Houston – Clear Lake (USA)


  • Culture, Creativity & Society
  • Education & Training

  • Nguyen, C. N., Hoang, G., & Luu, T. T. (2023). Frontline employees' turnover intentions in tourism and hospitality sectors: A systematic literature review and research agenda. Tourism Management Perspectives, 49, 101197.
  • Alikaj, A., Ning, W., Nguyen, C. N., Wu, B., & Hanke, D. (2023). Are proactive employees always creative? The roles of political skill and leader-member exchange. Journal of General Management, 03063070231225602.
  • Mayfield, J., Mayfield, M., & Nguyen, C. N. (2023). Raise their voices: The link between motivating language and employee voice. International Journal of Strategic Communication, 1-18.
  • Nguyen, C.N., Ning, W., Alikaj, A. (2021). Bowman’s risk-return paradox: evidence from eastern countries. Studies in Business and Economics, 16(1), 244-254. 
  • Nguyen, C.N., Alikaj A., Ning, W., & Tran, Q.N. (2020). Motivating language and employee outcomes: a multinational investigation. Management Research Review, 44(2), 256-277. 
  • Nguyen, C.N., Alikaj, A., Ning, W. (2020). The citation impact of international management journals. Journal of Management Research, 23(3), 144-155.
  • Alikaj, A., Nguyen, C.N., & Ning, W. (2016). Differentiating the impact of CSR strengths and concerns on firm performance: an investigation of MNEs and U.S. domestic firms. Journal of Management Development, 36(3), 401-409. 

  • Faculty of Economics & Business research grant 2020 awarded by Hoa Sen University, Vietnam
  • The Center for Young Researchers in Science and Technology Development 2020 awarded by Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

  • Founder, NBI Investments
  • Investment Analyst, J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. 
  • Consultant, Reclub

  • 2020 – Present – Lecturer, Management, School of Business and Management, RMIT University Vietnam
  • 2016 – 2021 – Visiting Professor, Management, Dallas College
  • 2020 - 2021 – Visiting Professor, International Business, Western Sydney University Vietnam
  • 2019 – 2020 – Department Chair and Lecturer, Faculty of Economics and Business, Hoa Sen University 
  • 2013 – 2016 – Instructor and Ph.D. candidate, Management, A.R. Sanchez School of Business, Texas A&M International University