Jacinta graduated with a Ph.D. in Management from the Faculty of Business and Law, Deakin University in Melbourne, Australia. Currently, she is also the Dean, School of Business. Prior to this role, she was the former Director of the President Development Centre (PDC), the training and consulting arm of the University, and was former Director of the Internship and Career Centre for six years, and Head of the Academic Bureau for three years. She was a recipient of the prestigious Endeavour Awards for higher degree by research (PhD) by the Australian Government and the New Zealand Development Award for post-graduate studies by the New Zealand government.

She was selected as one of 20 Top Higher Education Academic Leaders in the World at the DIES Conference on Higher Education Management in Bonn, Germany, June 28-30, 2017.

Jacinta has 12 years of experience as an academic and 16 years of experience in the government sector for policy development, project implementation, and handling international projects. Other than that, she also has 8 years of industry experience having work with telecoms industry and consulting industry.

Her research interests are in leadership; academic leadership and governance; human resource management; career management; work-life balance, organizational development; training and development; and gender studies using qualitative research.


  • Organizational Behaviour
  • Organization and Management
  • Principles of HRM
  • Leadership
  • Organization Development
  • Industrial Relations
  • Performance Management
  • Career Management
  • Strategic Issues in HRM
  • Training and Development
  • Industrial Psychology


  • (2016) Doctor of Philosophy (Management) Deakin University, Melbourne, Australia
  • (2005) Master of Management – Human Resource Management, Massey University Palmerston North, New Zealand
  • (2004) Postgraduate Diploma in Business Administration (Graduated with Distinction), Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand
  • (1994) Postgraduate Diploma in Development Administration Australian National University, Canberra, Australia
  • (1985) B.A. in Political Science, University of the Philippines

Maria Jacinta Arquisola, BA, PhD., MHRM ()



  • Kusumawardhani, K., Arquisola, M.J. & Amin, G. (2022). Inclusive leadership and workers’ safety behaviour during Covid-19 pandemic. Evidence-based HRM: a Global Forum for Empirical Scholarship. (Publication In press). (Scopus Q3)
  • Effendy, M. & Arquisola, M.J. (2022). Do transformational leadership traits influence Indonesian employees’ digital maturity? International Journal of Research in Business and Social Sciences, Vol. 11, No. 8, 128 – 140.
  • Dhatul, A.I., and Arquisola, M.J. (2022). Is the Indonesian Millennial Workforce Attracted to Companies with Green HRM Strategies? International Journal of Applied Business Research. VoL. 4, No. 2, 100-114. https://ijabr.polban.ac.id/ijabr/
  • Natalia, O.R. and Arquisola, M.J. (2022). Quality of work life programs and its influence on employee perception of procedural justice: case study of real estate company in Indonesia. IDEAS: Journal of Management and Technologyy, Vol 2, No. 1, 1-11.
  • Jokhu, J.R. Rahmiati, F., M.J. Arquisola, Bakri, M.H. and Salam, R.A. (2022). " Crude Palm Oil a Competitive Advantage Facing European Union Ban".The Journal of Technology Management and Technopreneurship. 9(2), 94–101. Retrieved from https://jtmt.utem.edu.my/jtmt/article/view/6044



  • Subakti, R., and Arquisola, M.J. (2022). Transglobal leadership Influence on the Implementation of Sustainable Palm Oil Industry in Indonesia. Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Family Business and Entrepreneurship, Bali. Indonesia, 8-9 November 2021.
  • Zulfah, A. and Arquisola, M.J. (2022). Gender Egalitarianism in the Household during the Covid -19 Pandemic: A Case Study of Male Spousal Support in Jabodetabek. Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Family Business and Entrepreneurship, 2-3 June 2022, Bali,, Indonesia.
  • Arquisola, M.J., Liswandi, Hutabarat, E., Fauzi, C.E. (2021). Indonesian professionals’ perspectives on flexible working arrangements as an alternative employment option post-Covid 19 recovery. International Journal of Research in Business and Social Science, Vol 10, No.8, 166 – 174.
  • Rahmiati, F., Jokhu, R., Arquisola, M.J. Advincula, G., Rasid, R., (2021)Tourism Impact the Economic Growth of ASEAN Countries. Lesson Learned for Post-Pandemic Covid-19 Recovery. Journal of Technology Management and Technopreneurship, Vol. 9, No. 2, 84-93.
  • Putri, K., and Arquisola, M.J. (2021). Influence of Salary Satisfaction and Organizational Commitment Towards Turnover Intentions During Pandemic Covid-19 Situation. Proceedings of the International Conference Universitas Pekalongan, April 2021.
  • Rachmawati, A. and Arquisola, M.J. (2021). The Role of Social Support Systems in Alleviating the Loneliness Felt by Employees Working from Home During the COVID - 19 Pandemic. Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Family Business and Entrepreneurship, 9 November 2020, Cikarang, Indonesia


  • Azzarah, N. and Arquisola, M.J. (2021). Coping Strategies and Its Influence on the Reduction of Psychological Effects Experienced by Nurses in Handling COVID-19 cases D-19. Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Family Business and Entrepreneurship, 9 November 2020, Cikarang, Indonesia.
  • Devany, N.L. and Arquisola, M.J. (2021). Expectancy and Sales Personnel Motivation to Continue Work Performance During the COVID- 19 Pandemic. Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Family Business and Entrepreneurship, 9 November 2020, Cikarang, Indonesia.
  • Arquisola, M.J. (2020). Can Indonesian educational leaders respond to rapid contextual changes in a digital age? A narrative of issues and challenges. Proceedings of the International Conference on Teacher Education and Professional Development in Industry 4.0, Jogyakarta, Indonesia, 14 November 2020.
  • Arquisola, M.J. (2020). ‘The Ties That Bind’: Indonesian Female Academic Leaders’ Agency and Constraints in Higher Education. European Journal of Educational Management
  • Arquisola, M.J. & Wijoyo, E.I. (2020). “We are part of one whole and each part works for another”: How an Indonesian food ingredient supplier remains sustainable. International Journal of Learning and Change, Vol. 12, No.4, 363-373 DOI: 10.1504/IJLC.2020.10021866 (Scopus Q4)


  • Mulia The, E., Widiputra, A.W.P., Arquisola, M.J. (2020). HR Roles in Addressing the Challenges of Industry 4.0: Indonesian Employees Cross-Indstry Perceptions. International Journal of Business Studies, Vol. 4, No. 1, 8-20 (SINTA 2)
  • Genoveva, G., Arquisola, M.J., Srianisha, C.M., Widiputra, A.W.P. (2020). Entrepreneurship Education in SMK Amanah Bangsa Cikarang: Starting up a Business is not that hard. Academics in Action, Vol. 1, No. 2, p. 101-108 http://e-journal.president.ac.id/presunivojs/index.php/AIA/article/view/916
  • Arquisola, M.J., Zutshi, A., Rentschler, R. & Billsberry, J. (2019). Academic Leaders’ Double Bind: Challenges from an Indonesian Perspective. International Journal of Education and Management, Vol. 34, No. 2, DOI: 10.1108/IJEM-10-2018-0328. (Scopus Q2)


  • Arquisola, M.J., & Muanar, I.A. (2019). The role of family influence, gender, and entrepreneurial education on Indonesian vocational students becoming entrepreneurs. International Journal of Research in Business and Social Science, 8(5), 104-112, DOI: https://doi.org/10.20525/ijrbs.v8i5.309


  • Arquisola, M.J. and Ahlisa, S.U.W. (2019). Do Learning and Development Interventions Motivate Employees at PT Danone Indonesia? Applying McClelland’s Theory of Motivation to FMCG Industries. FIRM Journal of Management Studies, Vol.4, No. 2
  • Arquisola, M.J., Shella, Kezia, & Hutabarat, E. (2018). How does board diversity affect the financial performance of commercial banks in Indonesia? An Inquiry. Jurnal Manajemen, 12, 1, 62-73.
  • Arquisola, M.J. (2017). I See Myself as Climbing a Mountain: Female Leaders’ Constraints and Sensemaking in Indonesian Higher Education. Proceedings of the DIES Conference: “Female Leadership and Higher Education Management in Developing Countries” 28 – 29 June 2017 in Bonn, Germany. https://www.daad.de/medien/veranstaltungen/daad_gender_conference_proceedings_2017.pdf


  • Arquisola, M.J. (2011). Employee participation in healthy and safe workplaces: A review of best practice interventions. Ekonomi, 2, 6, 145-170.


  • Arquisola, M.J. & Situmorang, N. (2009). Identifying the key characteristics and work expectations of GEN Y students of President University. Journal of Management, 1, 1, 25-45.


  • Surbakti, I.M. & Arquisola, M.J. (2007). Report on Wage Inquiry in the Construction Sector of the Province of Aceh, Indonesia. Jakarta: International Labour Organization.


  • Surbakti, I.M & Arquisola, M.J. (2004). Labour Standards under Decentralization and Globalisation: The Impact of the Minimum Wages Policy in West Java, Indonesia. Palmerston North, Massey University.


  • Surbakti, S., Imawan, W. & Arquisola-Surbakti, M.J. (Eds.) (1996). Maternal, infant, and under-five mortality in Indonesia. Jakarta: Biro Pusat Statistik (BPS).


  • Chosen as top 20 Global Female Academic Leaders out of 400 participants worldwide to present a paper at the International Conference on Dialogue on Innovative Education Strategies (DIES) entitled: “I see myself as a mountain: Female academic leaders’ constraints and sense-making in Indonesian higher education”, 28-29 June 2017, Bonn, Germany
  • Recipient, Endeavour Awards for Post Graduate Studies, Deakin University, 2012-2016 (One of 12 recipients selected to represent Indonesia)
  • Recipient, NZAID Development Award for Postgraduate Diploma in Business Administration, Massey University, 2001-2003.
  • Recipient, AIDAB Awards for Post Graduate Studies, Australian National University, 1995 - 1997
  • Keynote Speaker, 70th Commencement Graduation Ceremony, Colegio dela Purisima Concepcion, Philippines, 4 April 2018
  • Keynote Speaker, International Research and Development Extension Conference, 25-26 October 2019, Colegio de la Purisima Concepcion, Philippines.
  • Guest Speaker, Professional Forum: Organization and Management in the Academe, 5 January 2019, Colegio dela Purisima Concepcion, Philippines
  • Guest Speaker, Educational Leadership in the Age of Industry 4.0, 6 January 2019, Colegio de la Purisima Concepcion, Philippines
  • Guest Speaker, PATA International Conference on Recovering in a Crisis, September 2021
  • Guest Lecturer, Advanced Management Course, Korea-Indonesia Management Association, November 2020
  • Guest Lecturer, President University – Monash University Australia Webinar on Leadership in a Crisis, November 2020
  • Guest Lecturer, Postgraduate School, Masters of Management Webinar on the Future of Work and HR Implications, July 2021, Universitas Diponegoro, Indonesia.
  • Guest Lecturer, SDM yang Unggul, Faculty of Psychology, Universitas Diponegoro, February 2020.
  • Presenter, Research Paper at the International Academic Forum (IAFOR) entitled “The Triple Bind: How University Academic Leaders Navigate Another Layer of Leadership Constraints,” 9-11 January 2016, Hawaii International Convention Centre, Honolulu, Hawaii.
  • Presenter, Research Paperr at the Australia – New Zealand Academy of Management (ANZAM) International Conference entitled “The Roles of Female Higher Education Academic Leaders in Indonesia,” 5-9 December 2013, University of Technology Sydney, Sydney, Australia.
  • Guest Speaker, “Research Competencies for Engineers in the Global Era,” Faculty of Engineering, Capiz State University, Philippines, July 29, 2016
  • Guest Speaker, “Leadership Competencies,” Faculty of Communication, UNPAD Bandung, 17 January 2014
  • Guest Speaker, Cross – Cultural Competencies and Stress Management for the Nursing Profession”, May 7, 2010, St. Anthony College of Nursing Roxas City Philippines
  • Guest Speaker, “Behavioral Competencies Required by Industries for Interns and Alumni, July 2009
  • Guest Speaker, “Research Writing Guidelines and Procedures”, November 2007, Faculty of Economics, President University

Maria Jacinta Arquisola, BA, MHRM, PhD

President University Campus, Jababeka Education Park, Jl. Ki Hajar Dewantara, Kota Jababeka, Cikarang Baru, Bekasi 17550, Indonesia.


Email : mjarquisola@president.ac.id