Dr Ying-Yi Chih is Associate Professor of Project Management, and the Associate Dean (Students and Industry Experience) of the ANU College of Business and Economics.
Ying-Yi researches in three main areas all related to project management and performance.
First, she explores the project goal setting process and its impact on project decision-making, the co-creation of project value and the management of public-private partnership projects.
Ying-Yi also researches issues related to employee well-being and performance management in project-based environments such as the construction industry from a social-psychological perspective.
Lastly, she explores effective ways to improve project management students’ university learning experience, their transition into industry, and their career development/adaptability.
Ying-Yi’s research has been published in journals including International Journal of Project Management, Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, Journal of Management in Engineering, California Management Review, and Journal of Vocational Behavior. Her research has been funded by government and industry, contributing to advancing evidence-based project management practices. Ying-Yi serves as an Associate Editor for Journal of Management in Engineering and an Editorial Board member of Journal of Vocational Behavior.