» Ngoc Thang Nguyen

Ngoc Thang Nguyen

Affiliate Research Fellow


2009: Doctor of Applied Economic Sciences, Ghent University, Belgium
2002: Master of Business Administration, University of Southern California
1999: Bachelor of Investment Economics, Hanoi National Economics University & Bachelor of Foreign Language, English Language, Hanoi University

Research Areas

Human Resources, Training , Organizational Behavior, Economics

Teaching Areas

Economics , Business, Human Resources, Organizational Behavior


Email: tn.nguyen@ipag.fr

Ngoc Thang NGUYEN is currently Associate Professor and Vice Dean at the Hanoi School of Business and Management (HSB), Vietnam National University, Hanoi, Vietnam. He holds a MBA from University of Southern California, USA and a PhD in Applied Economic Sciences from Ghent University, Belgium. He has published several books and articles on Human resource management, knowledge management and corporate social responsibility (labor practices).

Thang, N. N. 2009. Human resource training, organisational strategy, and firm performance in emerging economies: The case of Vietnam. ISBN: 978-90-5864-197-7 (PhD thesis)
Thang, N. N. and Quang, T. 2007. “Training and Development in Vietnam”. International Journal of Training and Development, 11(2), 139-149.
Thang, N. N. and Buyens, D. 2008. “Training, organisational strategy, and firm performance”. The Business Review, Cambridge, 11(2), 176-183.
Thang, N. N, Quang, T. and Buyens, D. 2010. “The relationship between training and firm performance: A literature review”. Research and Practices Human Resource Management, 18(1), 28-45
Thang, N. N, Quang, T. and Buyens, D. 2011. “Training and firm performance in economies in transition: a comparison between Vietnam and China”. Asia Pacific Business Review, 17(1), 103-119.
Thang, N. N and Quang, T. 2011. “The impact of training on firm performance in a transitional economy: Evidence from Vietnam”. Research and Practices Human Resource Management, 19(1), 11-24.
Atsuji, S., Thang, N. N, and Ueda, K. 2013. “Invisible Mutuality between Structural Inertia and Learning Disability – A Case Study of the West Japan Railway Accident 4.25”. The Journal of Informatics, 37(3), 1-12.
Thang, N. N., Quang, T., and Son, N.H. 2013. “The knowledge creation and green entrepreneurship: A study of two Vietnamese green firms”. Asian Academy of Management Journal, 18 (2), 11-24.
Thang, N. N. 2014. “Problems and issues in corporate restructuring in State-owned construction sector in Vietnam: the case of Vinaconex”. Asian Social Science, 10 (22), 291-302.
Tuan, P. A, Dung, N. V., Thang, N. N., Minh, N. D. 2015. “Influence of organizational and technological aspects on the knowledge sharing behaviour in the Vietnam’s university context”. Asian Social Science, 11 (10), 139 – 152.
Dung, N. V., Thang, N. N. 2017. “Forestland Rights Institutions and Forest Management of Vietnamese Households”. Post-Communist Economies, 29(1), pp.90-105.
Thang, N. N &Fassin, Y. 2017. “The impact of Internal Corporate Social Responsibility on Organizational Commitment: evidence from Vietnamese service firms”. Journal of Asia-Pacific Business, 18(2), pp.100-116.
Dung, N. V., Thang, N. N., Janssen, F., and Hine, D. 2017. “Employment contract and SMEs’ innovation in developing and transition economies: the case of Vietnam”. Journal of Developmental Entrepreneurship, 22(4) (December 2017).
Dung, N. V., Thuy, D. T and Thang, N. N., 2018. “Economic and Non-Economic Determinants of FDI Inflow in Vietnam: A Sub-National Analysis”. Forthcoming in Post-Communist Economies, Volume: 30(2) (April 2018).

2014: Lecturer at University of Economics and Business – Vietnam National University;
2012: Visiting professor at Kyoto University, Japan
2014: Vice Dean at the HSB, Vietnam National University and teaching Human Resource Management course for master programs of HSB, Benedictine University, University of Quebec, Uppsala University, IPAG Business School