Dr Veronica Lin

Senior Lecturer in Management

School of Business
Faculty of Business, Economics and Law
+61 7 334 68171


Veronica Lin is a Senior Lecturer in Management in the UQ Business School. Prior to joining UQ in 2019 she was a Lecturer in Management at Queen’s University Belfast in the United Kingdom.

Veronica holds a PhD degree in Human Resource Management and Organizational Behavior from UNSW and an MSc degree in Human Resource Management from Renmin University of China. Veronica worked for three years in an HR role in an international company in China before starting her academic career. She was also involved in a number of HR consultancy projects with clients from both private and public sectors.

Veronica’s academic interests include strategic human resource management, the impact of human resource management on employee creativity and well-being, and leadership. She has published in leading international journals including Human Resource Management (US), Human Resource Management Journal (UK), Human Resource Management Review, International Journal of Human Resource Management, Journal of Vocational Behavior and others. She has also written multiple book chapters on HRM and innovation. Veronica is on the editorial board for European Management Journal.

Research Interests

  • strategic human resource management
  • creativity and innovation
  • leadership


  • Doctor of Philosophy, University of NSW


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Book Chapter

  • Shipton, Helen, Lin, Veronica, Sanders, Karin and Yang, Huadong (2017). 'We are not creative here!' Creativity and innovation for non-creatives through HRM. A research agenda for human resource management. (pp. 184-200) edited by Paul Sparrow and Cary L. Cooper. Cheltenham, United Kingdom: Edward Elgar Publishing . doi: 10.4337/9781785362965.00016

  • Doughty, Dave, Shipton, Helen and Lin, Veronica (2017). Azerbaijan: developing HRM specialists in Azerbaijan: a university/industry collaboration. Global human resource management casebook. (pp. 179-187) edited by Liza Castro Christiansen, Michal Biron, Elaine Farndale and Bård Kuvaas. Abingdon, Oxon, United Kingdom: Taylor and Francis. doi: 10.4324/9781315668888

  • Shipton, Helen, Sanders, Karin, Bednall, Tim, Lin, Veronica (Cai-Hui) and Escribá-Carda, Naiara (2016). Beyond creativity: implementing innovative ideas through human resource management. Capitalizing on creativity at work: fostering the implementation of creative ideas in organizations. (pp. 230-244) edited by Miha Škerlavaj, Matej Černe, Anders Dysvik and Arne Carlsen. Cheltenham, United Kingdom: Edward Elgar Publishing. doi: 10.4337/9781783476503.00028

  • Sanders, Karin and Lin, Cai-Hui (Veronica) (2016). Human resource management and innovative behaviour: considering interactive, informal learning activities. Human resource management, innovation and performance. (pp. 32-47) edited by Helen Shipton , Pawan Budhwar, Paul Sparrow and Alan Brown. Basingstoke, Hampshire, United Kingdom : Palgrave Macmillan. doi: 10.1057/9781137465191

  • Lin, Cai-Hui and Sanders, Karin (2013). HRM Research Methods: Where We Are and Where we Need to Go. Research Methods for Human Resource Management. (pp. 136-154) New York, NY United States: Routledge. doi: 10.4324/9781315852300

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