Staff profile


Dr Poh Yen Ng

Senior Lecturer in Management and Organisation

School: Christ Church Business School

Campus: To be Decided

Tel: 01227 922117

Profile summary

I joined Christ Church Business School in August 2020 as a Senior Lecturer. Prior to this, I have worked as Assistant Professor in United Arab Emirates University. I worked in several Australia and New Zealand universities throughout my academic career. I also worked in the industry for over five years before coming into academics.  

I hold a PhD in Management (University of Canterbury, New Zealand), Master in Information Technology and Bachelor of Economics (University of Malaya, Malaysia). My research area includes but not limited to entrepreneurship, family business, issues related to business and sustainability.

Teaching and subject expertise

I am a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and current teaching:

Business and sustainability Level 5

Innovation and Enterprise Management Level 5 

Managing ethics and business risk Level 7

External activities

Ng, P. Y. and Rands, P. (2021). Teaching Sustainability in a virtual world: Connecting with the University. Learning and Teaching Conference, 24th June 2022, Canterbury Christ Church University.

Sawang, S. and Ng, P. Y. (2021). Benefits from business model renewal depends on entrepreneurial mindset. Proceedings in Institute for Small Business and Entrepreneurship Conference, 28-29 October 2021, Cardiff, United Kingdom. ISBN: 978-1-900862-33-2.

Bastian, B., Ng, P. Y. and Wood, B. P. (2021). The Role of Strong Ties in Empowering Women Entrepreneurs in Collectivist Context. Proceedings in Institute for Small Business and Entrepreneurship Conference, 28-29 October 2021, Cardiff, United Kingdom. ISBN: 978-1-900862-33-2.

Publications and research outputs

Ng, P. Y. and Sia, J.K.-M. (2022). Managers' perspectives on restaurant food waste separation intention: the roles of institutional pressures and internal forces. Fortchcoming in International Journal of Hospitality Management. 

Street, C.P., Ng, P. and Al-Dajani, H. (2022). Refugee women business mentors: new evidence for women’s empowerment. Sustainability. 14 (15), p. 9154. 

Ng, P.Y., Wood, B.P. and Bastian, B.L. (2022), Reformulating the empowerment process through women entrepreneurship in a collective context", International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behaviour & Research, 28 (9), pp. 154-176.

Dayan, M., Ng, P.Y., Husain, Z and Zacca, R. (2022). Effects of constructive politics and market turbulence on entrepreneurial Orientation–Performance relationship: A moderated mediation model. European Management Journal

Ng, P. Y.,Dayan, M. and Makri, M. (2021). Influence of socioemotional wealth on non-family managers’ risk taking and product innovation in family businesses. Cross      Cultural & Strategic Management,  29 (2), pp. 297-319

Ng, P. Y. and De Clerq, D. (2021). Explaining employees’ entrepreneurial intentions: The roles of societal norms, work-related creativity and personal resources.  International Small Business Journal, 39 (8), 732-754. 

Poh Yen Ng & Robert T. Hamilton (2021): Socioemotional wealth and the innovativeness of family SMEs in the United Arab Emirates, Journal of Small Business & Entrepreneurship, DOI: 10.1080/08276331.2021.1926779 

Dayan, M.,  Al Kuwaiti, I., Husain, Z. Ng, P.Y. and Dayan, A. (2021). Factors influencing patient loyalty to outpatient medical services:An empirical analysis of the UAE’s government healthcare system.  International Journal of Quality & Reliability Management. 39 (1), pp. 176-203.

Ng, P. Y., Dayan, M., & Di Benedetto, A. (2019). Performance in family firm: Influences of socioemotional wealth and managerial capabilities. Journal of Business Research102, 178-190.

Dayan, M., Ng, P. Y., & Ndubisi, N. O. (2019). Mindfulness, socioemotional wealth, and environmental strategy of family businesses. Business Strategy and the Environment28(3), 466-481.


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