Academic Profile

Academic Profile

Assoc Prof Phang Yew Keong, Nigel

Associate Professor (Practice), College of Business (Nanyang Business School) - Division of Leadership, Management & Organisation
Assistant Dean, Executive Education, College of Business (NBS)

Assoc Prof Phang Yew Keong, Nigel

Nigel is Associate Professor (Practice) of Nanyang Business School, Division of Strategy, Management and Organization. He teaches human resources and organizational behaviour.

Nigel's professional experience is centered on many years of working across multiple markets and industries in Asia. Prior to joining NTU, he was the Managing Director of Corporate Executive Board and General Manager of China with Development Dimensions International. He also held HR Director and other HR leadership positions at civil service, financial institution and high-tech manufacturing firm. He was a former military field psychologist in the Ministry of Defence Singapore.

As a trained industrial psychologist, Nigel has strong interest in talent analytics, human resource transformation, selection and succession management. He has published articles in the field of talent management and presented at several HR forums in Asia. He is effectively bi-lingual in English and Mandarin.

Nigel serves in management committee and society of non-profit organizations. He is a panel judge for HR Awards organized by a leading leadership institute.
Research Interests
Human Resource Transformation, Talent Analytics, Leadership, Selection and Succession Management.
Selected Publications
  • Nigel Phang; Mou Xu; Sia Siew Kien.(2020). Reimaging Employee Centricity: The Digital Transformation Of HR Function At DBS. .

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