Candy Ying Lu


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Dr. Candy Ying Lu joined Macquarie University in 2014 and is a Senior Lecturer in International Management and Employment in the Department of Management. She completed her PhD in Management from Monash University in 2012, earning the prestigious Dr Nicholas Beaumont Memorial Award for the Best PhD Thesis in Management.

Dr Lu’s current research focus includes sustainable human resource management (HRM), common good HRM, AI in HRM (AI-HRM), and AI-human collaboration in business and management, taking an innovative approach within HRM and Organisational Behavior (OB) contexts. Her previous research has focused on cross-cultural management, diversity management, international human resource management, and occupational health and safety in the mining sector.

Dr Lu's work includes papers published in Human Resource Management (FT50, ABDC A*), Human Resource Management Journal (ABS 4*, ABDC A), Management International Review (ABDC A), The International Journal of Human Resource Management (ABDC A), Journal of Business Research (ABDC A), Human Resource Management Review (ABDC A), and Safety Science (ABDC A).

She has also co-authored a research monograph, Skilled migration, expectation and reality: Chinese professionals and the global labour market (Published by Routledge), and written five book chapters.

Dr Lu’s awards and professional recognition include:

  • The Vice-Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Research - Five Future-Shaping Research Priorities (Prosperous Economies), 2023, as part of a team
  • MQBS impact story competition: “Sustainable Human Resource Management Practices, Employee Resilience, and Employee Outcomes: Towards Common Good Values, as project lead
  • Academy of Management (AOM) 2023 Conference Best Paper Award
  • Academy of Management (AOM) 2020 Conference Best Paper Award
  • British Academy of Management (BAM) 2019 Conference Best Paper Award

Dr Lu is a Section Editor of Stress & Health and an Associate Editor of Chinese Management Studies. She is also a reviewer for top-ranked journals including Human Resource Management, Journal of Business Ethics, Journal of Business Research, Human Resource Management Journal, and International Journal of Human Resource Management.

HDR Supervision

Dr Lu has overseen the completion of five PhD and two Master of Research (MRes) projects as an associate supervisor, and two MRes projects as their principal supervisor.

She is principal supervisor for two PhD candidates.

Service and Leadership

Dr Lu is committed to service and leadership. She has been course director of the Master of International Business program since 2021. This has involved course reviews and redesign to its structure, integrating contemporary business practices and global developments. She has also embraced innovative teaching methodologies to incorporate real-world business challenges into the course structure. She is also the MCom - International Business specialisation head. 

Previously, Dr Lu was head of the Bachelor of Commerce - International Business major between 2014 and 2020.


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