Tran Nguyet Que

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School: The Business School
Department: Management
Position: Lecturer
Location: RMIT Saigon South
ORCID: 000-0002-9533-8463

Dr. Que Tran's research interests include development economics, career development, human capital, and higher education. Aside from academic experience, Dr Que Tran had professional experiences with international and local organisations.

  • Ph. D. in Education at Montana State University
  • Certificate in Higher Education Administration at Pennsylvania State University
  • M.Sc. in Marketing at University College Dublin
  • B.Sc. in Economics at Foreign Trade University 

Human Resources Management

  • Human Resource Management
  • Digitalization
  • SMEs 
  • STEM Education
  • Sustainable development 


  • Luong, T.T., Dang, C.M., Tran, Q.N. (2023). Drivers of Knowledge Transfer for Succession in Family Business: A Perspective Article. Journal of Family Business Management 
  • Tran, Q. N., Meyerink, M., Aylward, A., Luo, F. (2021). College enrollment and STEM major choice in Montana: a statewide examination of recent high school cohorts. Theory and Practice in Rural Education, 11(1), pp.40-59.
  • Co, C. Y., Nguyen, T. K., Tran, Q. N., & Nguyen, T. N. (2019). Subnational home market bias in Vietnam: Evidence from enterprise-level data. The World Economy. 
  • Co, C. Y., Nguyen, T. K., Nguyen, T. N., & Tran, Q. N. (2018). The exporting and subcontracting decisions of Viet Nam's small-and medium-sized enterprises. International Review of Economics & Finance, 58, pp. 449-466 

Book chapter: 

  • Tran, Q.N. and Tam-Nguyen, T.T. (2024). ‘Building Tomorrow’s Leaders: Unveiling the Impact of Global Citizenship Education with Business Management Focus in Vietnam’, in Bhattacharya S., Venkatesh V.G., Chatterjee S. (eds), Responsible Leadership towards attainment of Sustainable Development Goals, Springer Nature Publisher
  • Seifert T. and Tran, Q.N. (2024) ‘Framing student Development Theory’, in Roberts D. L. and Ammigan R. (eds), The Role of Student Affairs in Supporting International Students at U.S. Institutions of Higher Education, Palgrave Macmillan Publisher
  • Tran, Q.N., Nguyen, T.C., and Dang, C.M. (2024) ‘Cultural change at a shipbuilding joint venture in Vietnam: Hard or Soft value for partnership?’, in Endress T. and Badir Y.F. (eds), Business and Management in Asia: Disruption and Change, Springer Nature Publisher

Conference Proceeding:

  • Nguyen, T.T.T., Matsoukas, G., Lien, H., & Tran, Q.N., (2022). “The Impact of Paradoxical Leadership on Public Sector Innovation Through Entrepreneurial Orientation and Goal Congruence”. The International Conference on Research in Management & Technovation, Vietnam. ICRMAT, 2022, p.165-174.
  • LaMeres B., Gannon P., Schell W., & Tran, Q.N. (2022). Perspectives from Engineering Faculty on Teaching Expectations in a Post-COVID World. Proceedings of Hawaii International Conference on Education (pp. 786-792)   
  • Tran, Q. N. & Seifert, T. (2019). How Do the US and International Master Students Explore Their Career?. In James. B. W & Cobanoglu. C. (Eds.), Advances in Global Education and Research: Volume 3 (pp. 45-59). Florida: ANAHEI Publishing, LLC

Selected media coverage:

  • Tran, Q.N. and Chew, E. (2023). Are organisations well-prepared for a generative AI-integrated workforce?
  • Tran, Q.N. and Dang, C.M. (2023). CSR and employee engagement at MNCs in Vietnam. 

  • PI, Sustainable digital recruitment and strategic business resilience at women-owned enterprises: the case of Vietnam (2024)
  • Co-PI, Effect of green human resource management on pro-environmental behavior: the mediating roles of green mindfulness and green self-efficacy in the manufacturing industry”, Vietnam National University – Ho Chi Minh City (2024-2025)
  • PI, Near-Peer Cultural Diversity and Academic Mentor for High School Students in Montana funded by Montana State University (2020)

  • In recruitment process

  • 2023 Nominated for the College of Business and Law Learning & Teaching (L&T) Award under the category of L&T Impact Award
  • 2022 NSF-funded STEM education researcher at MMARI, Georgia State University.
  • 2021 Provost Teaching’s Scholarship, Montana State University.
  • 2018 Presenters’ Choice Award, Team Member, ‘Teaching Computer Science through Storytelling,’ NSF 2018 STEM for All Video Showcase, Transforming the Educational Landscape.
  • 2016 Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship at Pennsylvania State University, USA. 
  • 2010 Irish Aid Development Experience Sharing Scholarship at University College Dublin, Ireland. 

  • Training and Facilitation 
  • Market research 

  • 10/2022 - present: Lecturer in People and Organisation, RMIT Vietnam
  • 2017 - 2022: Graduate Research Assistant, Montana State University  
  • 2016 - 2017: Hubert H. Humphrey Fellow, Pennsylvania State University 
  • 2014 – 2016: Lecturer and Business Graduate Program Coordinator, International University - Vietnam National University - Ho Chi Minh City 
  • 2012 - 2013: Lecturer, HUFLIT, Vietnam
  • 2006 - 2010: Office Manager, Nuffic Neso Vietnam
  • 2003 - 2005: Senior Communication Officer, Action Aid Vietnam
  • 2000 - 2002: Marketing Executive, Overseas Management Corporation