Dr Tin Doan

Dr Tin Doan

Lecturer in Human Resources and Organisational Behaviour

Key details

Dr Tin Doan

Lecturer in Human Resources and Organisational Behaviour

Dr Tin Doan is a lecturer at Business School, the University of Greenwich. He believes education has changed his life. He would like to inspire students to grow and succeed. His research focused on Human Resources Management and the social sustainable impacts of the hospitality and tourism industry.

Tin has an extensive experience in the industry and international educational environment. His education was funded by the Australian, New Zealand and American governments. He completed his PhD research on disability inclusion in hospitality businesses at the Auckland University of Technology. Before that, he did his Master in Tourism Management at the Monash University in Australia, and Sustainable Development Scholar Exchange at the Portland State University in the US. In his career, Tin worked in leadership roles in several luxury resorts and community-based tourism projects in Vietnam. He also played the principal consultant for different organizations such as UNESCO, ILO, and UNDP for training and research projects.

His works have been published in high-ranking journals, including the International Journal of Hospitality Management, International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management, Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Research, Journal of Hospitality Marketing and Management, and Cornel Hospitality Quarterly. Tin made a great contribution to various research projects in Australia and New Zealand (Professional Chefs Wellbeing and Mental Health; New Zealand Tourism Workforce, and Inclusive Auckland Events).
Tin is willing to collaborate and supervise research in HRM, social sustainability, and Diversity – Equality – Inclusion. He uses the mixed research method.

Responsibilities within the university

- Teaching human resources management and organizational behaviour modules for undergraduate and postgraduate students

- Dissertation supervisors and personal tutors

Dr Tin Doan is available for supervising PhD students on the following topics:

- Human resources management

- Organizational behaviour

- Diversity, equality, and inclusion

- Social sustainability in the context of hospitality and tourism


  • 2018-2021 New Zealand Manaaki Scholarship
    Awarded by the New Zealand Government
  • 2020 Top Finalists Award – X-Challenge Entrepreneurship Competition
    Awarded by Auckland University of Technology
  • 2018 Research Bursary
    Awarded by Council for Australian Tourism and Hospitality Education (CAUTHE)
  • 2014 Scholars Exchange Fellowship
    Awarded by Portland State University
  • 2012-2014 Australian Awards Scholarship
    Awarded by the Australian Government
  • 2011 Excellent Teaching Awards
    Awarded by Quang Nam University,
  • 2008 Best students for Community contribution and academic performance
    Awarded by World University Organization

Key projects

2021-date: ‘’Wellbeing and mental health of professional chefs in Australia and New Zealand’’ – The University of Queensland and Auckland University of Technology

2019-2021: ‘’Inclusive events – Arts exhibition in the dark’’ – Auckland University of Technology

Recent publications

Doan, T., Aquino, R. and Qi, H. (2022) Homestay businesses’ strategies for adapting to and recovering from the COVID-19 pandemic: A study in Vietnam. Tourism and Hospitality Research, 0(0), pp.1-13. https://doi.org/10.1177/14673584221103185

Kanjanakan, P., Zhu, D., Doan, T., & Kim, P. B. (2022). Taking Stock: A Meta-Analysis of Work Engagement in the Hospitality and Tourism Context. Journal of Hospitality & Tourism Research, 0(0), pp. 1-26. https://doi.org/10.1177/10963480211066958

Zhu, D., Doan, T., Kanjanakan, P. & Kim, P. B. (2022) The impact of emotional intelligence on hospitality employees’ work outcomes: a systematic and meta-analytical review. Journal of Hospitality Marketing & Management, 31(3), pp. 326-347, https://doi.org/10.1080/19368623.2021.1978914

Doan, T., Kanjanakan, P., Zhu, D. and Kim, P.B. (2021), "Consequences of employee personality in the hospitality context: a systematic review and meta-analysis". International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management, Vol. 33 No. 10, pp. 3814-3832. https://doi.org/10.1108/IJCHM-03-2021-0349

Park, I. J., Doan, T., Zhu, D. & Kim, P. B. (2021) How do empowered employees engage in voice behaviors? A moderated mediation model based on work-related flow and supervisors’ emotional expression spin. International Journal of Hospitality Management, 95 (2021), p. 102878. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijhm.2021.102878

Park, I. J., Zhu, D., Doan, T. & Kim, P. B. (2021) Stay away from fickle supervisor! Supervisors’ behavioral fluctuation diminishing the effect of job embeddedness on employees’ service behavior. International Journal of Hospitality Management95 (2021), p. 102893. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijhm.2021.102893

Doan, T., Kim, P., Mooney, S., Vo, H.-Y. T. (2021). The emancipatory approach in hospitality research on employees with disabilities: An auto-ethnographic research note. Cornell Hospitality Quarterly, 62(1), 46–61. https://doi.org/10.1177/1938965520968065

Conference papers

Robinson, R., Brenner, M., Doan, V. T., Lodge, J., Steffens, N., & Mooney, S. (2022). Chefs in distress: Identifying pain points. CAUTHE 2022 Conference Online: Shaping the Next Normal in Tourism, Hospitality and Events. Handbook of Abstracts of the 31st Annual Conference, 1, 1, 2022, 65. https://search.informit.org/doi/10.3316/informit.420782722360248

Doan, T., Kim, P. B., & Mooney, S. (2020). Antecedents of job performance of employees with physical disabilities. CAUTHE 2020: 20: 20 Vision: New Perspectives on the Diversity of Hospitality, Tourism and Events, 1, 1, 2020, 625. Auckland University of Technology. https://search.informit.org/doi/10.3316/informit.076954189922818