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Associate Professor Ying-Yi Chih

Research School of Management

Position: A/Prof in Project Management & Director of Higher Degree Research
Email: ying-yi.chih@anu.edu.au
Phone: +61 2 612 57919
Office: Room 1123, Copland Bld (24)
CV: CV (.PDF, 93KB)

Associate Professor Ying-Yi Chih


Ying-Yi Chih is an Associate Professor in Project management at the Research School of Management and the Director of Higher Degree Research at the College of Business and Economics. She holds a MS and a PhD degree in Engineering and Project management from the University of California at Berkeley in USA and a BS and MS degree in Architecture from National Cheng Kung University in Taiwan. Her research interest focuses on two main domains with a common focus on project performance. The first one examines the processes of setting project goals and its impact on project decision-making, the processes to manage project value and arrangement of public-private partnership projects. The second stream focuses on the performance management of employees in construction projects from a social-psychological perspective. Her research has been published in journals such as Journal of Construction Engineering and Management (ABDC/A*), Journal of Management in Engineering (ERA: A*), California Management Review (ERA/ABDC: A; FT45), International Journal of Project management (ERA/ABDC: A) and Facilities (ERA: A), among others. Detailed information on these publications can be found in her CV. She currently serves as an Associate Editor for Journal of Management in Engineering (ERA: A*; ABDC/A). 

Ying-Yi is also a highly committed educator. Her sustained commitment to teaching excellence was officially recognised by mutliple awards, including the 2015 ANU Vice-Chancellor’s Citation for Outstanding Contribution to Student Learning and 2014 ANU College of Business and Economics Award for Teaching Excellence. Her involvement in the delivery of two courses at Tsinghua University  in China, part of the ANU-TSU joint Master of Management program, has led to multiple awards 2013 ANU Commendation for Outstanding Contribution to Student Learning, 2013 CBE Award for Excellence in Programs that Enhance Teaching and Learning, and 2012 Tsinghua Education and Training Award for Program Excellence.



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