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The School of Business has over 75 academic staff members, many of whom are national or international leaders in their fields.

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Professor Lawrence Stephen Abeln

Dean of Business

Dr Lawrence Stephen Abeln has two decades of academic leadership experience directing top ranked MBA, EMBA and Executive Education programs. He began his academic career at the MIT Sloan School of Management as the Director of the MBA Program at the age of 26 was the youngest director of any internationally ranked MBA in the world at the time.

Dr Abeln previously served as Associate Dean of the Business School at Georgetown University in Washington D.C. He was also the Associate Dean of the Business School at The University of Texas at Austin where he directed a portfolio of five MBA Programs with 800 students and executive education.

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    Dr. Abeln received a Ph.D. in Management and M.Phil. in International Relations from Cambridge University, where he was a Rotary Foundation Scholar. He received his undergraduate degree from The University of Pennsylvania where he graduated Phi Beta Kappa and Magna Cum Laude.

    Dr. Abeln served from 2007 through 2011 as Deputy Dean (Deputy Director) of The University of Cambridge Judge Business School a member of the Faculty of Management at the University of Cambridge, and as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Cambridge Executive Education. Dr. Abeln initiated and developed the university’s new Executive MBA.

    He introduced a portfolio of 25 new executive education programs and expanded the outreach in custom executive education to include leadership frameworks for the university, government and industry sectors with extensive experience in the Middle East, South Asia and China. He also taught executive courses and developed curriculum as a member of the Cambridge Faculty in Management. He negotiated international partnership agreements on behalf of Cambridge to deliver joint programs with other academic institutions throughout the world.

    Dr. Abeln has extensive experience in the media as an economic and financial commentator with over 100 interviews and has written on the trends in graduate management education. He has been quoted in The New York Times, The Financial Times, The Wall Street Journal, The London Times, The Independent and other international publications. He has appeared on ABC, CBS and NBC television and radio affiliates. He also worked previously for KYW-TV and for The Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News.

    Dr. Abeln served on the Board of Directors of The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Enterprise Forum and as Executive Director of the MIT Center for Collective Intelligence, was a founding core team member of the Shell Project Academy and has worked with many global corporate clients across industries to develop and deliver management education. He was a member of the Board of Governors of the Kings School. He also served as Adjunct Professor of Management at The University of Michigan Ann Arbor School of Business.

Professor Paul Coram

Head of School - Accounting & Finance

Paul Coram is a Professor and Head of School in the School of Accounting and Finance. He originally worked as an auditor and became a Chartered Accountant with Price Waterhouse in Adelaide, also gaining work experience as an auditor in London. Paul has postgraduate qualifications in education and has lectured at the University of South Australia and the University of Western Australia

He was the inaugural winner of the Pearson Education Accounting Lecturer of the Year Award in 2001 endorsed by the Accounting and Finance Association of Australia and New Zealand

Paul also complements his teaching with research in auditing, with particular interest in the areas of audit quality and the value of assurance services. He has published in local and international journals including Accounting and Finance, Auditing: A Journal of Practice and Theory and Accounting Horizons.


Professor Manuel Becerra

Head of School - Marketing & Management
Bachelor in Economics and Business Administration (Universidad Complutense, Spain), Master of Science in Management (University of Southern California, USA), Ph.D. in Strategic Management (University of Maryland, USA)

His research focuses on issues of corporate strategy, competitive dynamics, and trust, and it has been published in journals like the Academy of Management Review, Academy of Management Journal, Organization Science, Journal of Finance, and Journal of Management. His book Theory of the firm for strategic management was recently published by Cambridge University Press.

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Accounting

Associate Professor Janice Loftus

Discipline Leader - Accounting
BBus (NSWIT), MCom (Hons) (UNSW), FCPA

Janice Loftus MCom (Hons) FCPA is an Associate Professor and Acting Head of School at the School of Business at the University of Adelaide. She has held prior appointments at the University of Sydney, University of New South Wales and University of Western Sydney.

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Associate Professor Bryan Howieson

Associate Professor
B.Com. (Hons), M.Com., FCPA

Bryan Howieson is Associate Professor at the University of Adelaide. He has held prior positions at the Adelaide Graduate School of Business and the Universities of South Australia and Western Australia. His teaching and research interests relate primarily to financial reporting and accounting standard setting but he also has strong interests in accounting education, professional ethics and corporate governance.

His research interests include:

  • Financial reporting theory and practice
  • Accounting standards
  • Politics of accounting standards setting bodies and international regimes
  • Professional ethics and corporate governance
  • Accounting education
  • Feedback on assessment in accounting.

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Dr Max Bessell

Senior Lecturer
B. Business (Acc), PhD, FCA

Max has a PhD from the University of Adelaide and is a Fellow of Chartered Accountants Australia & New Zealand. He has over 18 years of professional and legal experience in legal and accounting practices. In addition, his university experience encompasses over 15 years of academic and senior management positions.

He has taught accounting and auditing at undergraduate and postgraduate levels and his research deals in audit, general taxation concepts and business-legal perspectives. Max has had a long association with Chartered Accountants Australia & New Zealand including Deputy Chairman of the Regional Council for SA/NT and Regional Council member for over 5 years together with being a facilitator in Professional Year/CA program for 8 years. He is also a past member of Chartered Accountants Australia & New Zealand's National Quality Review Committee (and Chairman for 5 years) and a past Chairman of the Australian Business Deans Council International network.

Max's research interests include:

  • Financial Reporting
  • Auditing
  • Governance
  • General Concepts of Taxation

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Dr Robyn Davidson

Senior Lecturer and HDR Program Director
Adv Dip Acc, BCom (Hons 1st Class), PhD (Electronic Commerce), Graduate Certificate in Education (Higher Education)

Dr Robyn Davidson joined the University of Adelaide business school in 2009 and teaches financial accounting and information systems. Previously Robyn worked and studied at Flinders University. She has a PhD in information systems and an honours degree majoring in accounting and computer science.

In Robyn’s PhD research she devised a way of identifying and measuring electronic service quality gaps. She tested the method on Australian wineries. Her current research focus is in the area of accounting education; particularly the use of technologies to enhance the student experience.

Her research interests include:

  • Technology use in teaching
  • Web 2.0 technologies
  • Electronic Service Quality
  • Website effectiveness
  • Business models
  • e-Collaboration

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Ms Kate Harris

Adjunct Senior Lecturer
BSC(Hons), Dip.Ed., Dip.Acc., M.Comm

Kate teaches in the areas of financial accounting and accounting theory. She has had experience in the integration of communication skills into the curriculum, and has an interest in improving teaching methodology. Her research interests are in financial accounting, currently corporate governance, as well as accounting education.

Her research interests include:

  • Corporate Governance and related disclosures by companies - including executive remuneration

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Emeritus Professor Scott Henderson

Emeritus Professor
MEc (Adel), PhD (UCLA), FCPA

Emeritus Professor Scott Henderson's academic career is lengthy and distinguished, he was Professor of Commerce at the University of Adelaide for 22 years, becoming Emeritus Professor in 2002. Prior to this he was Professor of Accounting and Finance at Monash University.

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Mr Michael Jones

Adjunct Lecturer
B.A.(Acc)(SAIT), MBM (Adelaide)

Michael was a senior lecturer at the University of South Australia for 17 years until 1998. In addition to teaching at the University of Adelaide Michael also undertakes consulting work in the area of professional development. He is a major author for CPA Australia's professional CPA program and a consultant to Edwards Marshall in the area of accounting standards and financial reporting.

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Mr David Joy

Adjunct Lecturer

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Ms Su Kim

Associate Lecturer

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Mr James Larkin

Lecturer
B. A. in Accountancy (UniSA), Graduate Diploma in Economics (The University of Adelaide)

Jim is in his 17th year of university teaching. He is currently lecturer-in-charge of Accounting for Decision Makers I and of Quantitative Methods M.

His research interests include:

  • Economic and econometric analyses of prohibitions
  • Drug and crime policy and social policy more broadly
  • Economic & social thought of Ludwig von Mises (1881-1973)
  • Philosophy of Arthur Schopenhauer (1788-1860)
  • Mathematica applications for business and economics education
  • Accounting

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Dr Chelsea Liu

Associate Lecturer
Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting), Bachelor of Commerce (First Class Honours, University Medal), Bachelor of Laws (First Class Honours), Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice (Law Society of South Australia), PhD in Business (The University of Adelaide)

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Mr Will Mackay

Associate Lecturer
Bachelor of Economics (Flinders University), Graduate Management Qualification (AGSM), Master of Commerce (The University of Adelaide), Graduate Diploma of Accounting (Chartered Accountants Australia & New Zealand), Master of Business Research (The University of Adelaide)

Will Mackay joined the University of Adelaide in July 2007. Prior to this Will worked at Ernst & Young, a chartered accounting firm, in the audit division.

His research interests include:

  • Risk Management and Reporting
  • Corporate Governance
  • Financial Reporting
  • Extractive Industries
  • Financial Markets

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Mr Mahmud Al Masum

Associate Lecturer
Bachelor of Commerce with Honours (Finance and Banking) (University of Dhaka), Master of Commerce (Finance) (University of Dhaka), Master of Business (Accountancy) (UniSA), Master of Business (by Research) (UniSA)

Mahmud Al Masum joined The University of Adelaide in 2006. Masum worked at The University of South Australia between 2004-2005.

His research interests include:

  • Corporate disclosure
  • Accounting regulation
  • Corporate governance
  • Financial reporting, corporate governance and corporate social practices in developing countries

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Dr Tony McMurtrie

Lecturer and Academic Director (Undergraduate)
B.Comm(Hons) (Flinders), MComm (By Research), PhD (UOFA), CPA

Tony came to academia from the private sector after many years experience in the management and administration of small businesses. Included in this were two years of employment in a public accounting practice. Prior to his appointment to the University of Adelaide, he was an associate lecturer at Flinders University.

Tony's research interests include:

  • Examining corporate social disclosure
  • Accounting education issues
  • The impact tertiary studies have on student attitudes

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Mr Ashley Miller

Adjunct Lecturer
Bachelor of Economics (Adelaide), MBA (Adelaide), CA

Ashley has worked with ANZ Banking group for 10 years in State and National roles. Prior to ANZ, he worked for KPMG for 11 years. Ashley has been actively involved in accounting education, he was the previous national chair of the Education Committee for the Chartered Accountants Australia & New Zealand Ashley has been an adjunct lecturer since 2001.

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Ms Nicole Moschakis

Associate Lecturer
Bachelor of Arts (Honours) (York University), Master of Commerce (Accounting) (Adelaide), Master of Business Research (Adelaide)

Nicole joined the University of Adelaide Business School in 2008. Prior to that, Nicole worked in middle and senior management in the Not-For-Profit sector for 12 years in Canada and Australia.

Her research interests include:

  • Financial reporting, accountability and transparency of the Not-For-Profit sector

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Dr Lisa Powell

Lecturer
Bachelor of Economics, PhD (Adelaide), FCA

Lisa joined the Business School of the University of Adelaide in April 2007. Prior to this, Lisa taught at the University of South Australia for 20 years. She has coordinated and taught courses in Financial Accounting at both the undergraduate and postgraduate level and has extensive teaching experience in a variety of teaching modes (internal, external, offshore and online).

Her research interests include:

  • Environmental Reporting
  • Financial Accounting
  • Auditing
  • Teaching and Learning

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Dr Giao Reynolds

Associate Lecturer
PhD, MCom (Acc), BBIF (Hons), CPA

Giao Reynolds is an Assistant Lecturer in the University of Adelaide Business School. She is experienced in teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. Prior to joining academia in 2009, Giao worked as an accountant in a number of state government and private organisations. She is an Australia CPA.
Giao has a Diploma in Project Management, a Bachelor degree in Banking and International Finance (Honours) from Flinders University, a Masters of Commerce (Accounting) from University of South Australia, and a PhD (Accounting) from Flinders University. Her PhD investigated the linkages between corporate environmental strategy and management accounting in a sample of Australian companies.

Her research interests include:

  • Sustainability accounting
  • Environmental management accounting
  • Corporate environmental strategy and reporting


Professor Grant Richardson

Chair in Accounting
MCom, PhD, CA, CTA, FCPA

Grant Richardson is Chaired Professor of Accounting in the Discipline of Accounting and Information Systems within the Business School at the University of Adelaide. Grant has worked and held a number of full-time and visiting positions at leading academic institutions around the world, including China (Mainland), Hong Kong (SAR), Japan, Singapore and the United States. He is also a Senior Research Fellow in the Faculty of Business and Economics at Monash University, and serves on the Editorial Boards of several internationally renowned accounting, finance and taxation journals. Grant consultants regularly for industry and government in the areas of accounting and taxation.

His research interests include:

  • Capital markets
  • Corporate finance
  • Corporate governance
  • Corporate social responsibility
  • Cross-country/cross-cultural research in accounting and taxation
  • International accounting
  • Earnings management
  • Family business
  • Public economics
  • Taxation (corporate, individual and international)

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Dr Mikolaj (Phil) Saj

Honours/MBR Director & Lecturer
B.Acc (Hons 1A), PhD, ASA

Phil began his academic career at University of South Australia. In 2001 he transferred to the University of Adelaide, where he teaches Auditing and Public Sector and Nonprofit Accountability. Prior to that he worked in private and public sectors, including an adult education role in the VET sector.

His research interests include:

  • Accountability and Performance Measurement in Public Sector and Nonprofit Organisations

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Dr George Shan

Senior Lecturer
Bachelor of Applied Finance (UniSA), Bachelor of Commerce (UniSA), Master of Commerce (Accounting) (Adelaide), PhD (Accounting & Corporate Governance) (UniSA)

George joined the University of Adelaide in 2009. He is a Senior Lecturer at the University of Adelaide Business School.

His research interests include:

  • Corporate Governance: Framework and Model
  • Related-Party Relationships and Transactions: Regulation and Disclosure
  • State-Owned Enterprises (SOEs) Reform: Performance, Restructure, Merger and Acquisition
  • Corporate Social and Environmental Reporting (CSER)

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Dr Sabine Schuhrer

Associate Lecturer

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Mr Tony Trimboli

Associate Lecturer

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Dr Indrit Troshani

Lecturer
BBA (Hons), GradCertEd (Tertiary Teaching), MSc (Computer-based Information Systems), PhD (Computer Science)

Indrit is the Program Director for Honours and Master of Business Research. He is also lecturer-in-charge for Internet Commerce and teaches both the undergraduate and postgraduate versions of this course. In addition, he also teaches Information Systems and Management Accounting at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

His research interests include:

  • Innovation adoption and diffusion (e.g. XBRL, mobile services, wireless technology in healthcare)
  • Information technology/e-business vs competitive advantage
  • Software engineering process improvement

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Finance, Banking and Property

Dr Jean Canil

Discipline Leader and Senior Lecturer
B.Ec., B.Com (Hons), Ph.D, F Fin, FMA

Jean has published extensively in both Australian and international journals. She also has presented several papers at international conferences and at research seminars at other universities. Jean is also active professionally.

Her research interests include:

  • Corporate Finance
  • Executive compensation
  • Risk management
  • Corporate diversification
  • Capital structure
  • Dividend policy
  • Toehold strategies with respect to corporate acquisitions
  • Measuring firm growth opportunities
  • Real options

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Dr Syed Zamin Ali

Lecturer and Associate Head - Learning and Teaching

His research interests include:

  • Behavioural Finance
  • Time Series Analysis
  • Financial Services

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Professor Paul Brockman

Research Fellow - Finance Discipline

Professor Paul Brockman is a research fellow in the school of accounting and finance. Professor Brockman's research focuses primarily on corporate decision making. He is interested in examining the context in which business decisions are made, implemented, and interpreted by capital markets.

 Research Interests

  • Corporate Finance
  • Capital Markets
  • Market Microstructure
  • Derivative Securities

International Finance 

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Dr Jiun-Lin (Alex) Chen

Lecturer
BBA (National Taiwan University), MBA (National Taiwan University), PhD (Louisiana State University)

His research interests include:

  • Investments: Empirical Asset Pricing
  • Financial Institutions: Trading Behaviors

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Dr Chee Cheong

Senior Lecturer and Academic Director - Postgraduate
BCom (Accounting & Corporate Finance), BCom (Honours), PhD (Finance)

Chee Cheong is a senior Finance lecturer at the Business School University of Adelaide. He teaches undergraduate and postgraduate Finance courses in Adelaide and Singapore (Ngee Ann-Adelaide Centre). Previously, he was a lecturer at Flinders University Business School (2004-2007).

His research interests include:

  • Insurance
  • Securitised real estates
  • Financial analysts' forecast accuracy
  • Superannuation fund performances

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Dr Ratna (Erin) Derina

Associate Lecturer
Bachelor of Economics (UI), Mcomm (UNSW), PhD (University of Adelaide)

Her research interests include:

  • Banking 
  • Risk Management

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Dr Paskalis Glabadanidis

Senior Lecturer
BA (American University in Bulgaria), MSBA (Washington University in St. Louis), PhD (Washington University in St. Louis)

His research interests include:

  • Time-varying betas
  • Volatilities
  • Expected returns in the context of empirical asset pricing models

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Mr Graeme Gould

Lecturer
Bachelor of Economics (Adelaide), Master of Commerce (Research) (Adelaide)

Graeme is the lecturer-in-charge of Corporate Accounting III,Corporate Accounting (M)and Equity Valuation and Analysis (M). He is the Convenor of the Assessment and Appeals Committee and also teaches for Master of Applied Finance in Singapore. Graeme has performed the function of Finance Auditor and Convenor of Finance Committee for primary schools.

His research interests include:

  • Company valuation techniques and models
  • Reporting of complex corporate structures

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Dr Tariq Haque

Lecturer
PhD in Finance (University of Melbourne)

Dr Tariq Haque joined The University of Adelaide in February 2008. He completed his PhD in Finance from The University of Melbourne in 2007 where he was also a Senior Tutor in the Department of Finance. He has also previously worked in the insurance industry as an actuarial analyst.

His research interests include:

  • Asset pricing
  • Behavioural finance
  • Funds management

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Miss Arti Jhuremalani

Associate Lecturer

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Dr Edward Lin

Research Fellow
B.S. (Electrical Engineering) (Pennsylvania State University), MBA (University of Houston), PhD (Finance) (Texas Tech University)

Edward Chien-Ting Lin holds a PhD in Finance from Texas Tech University and is currently a professor and the discipline leader in Finance at Deakin University. He is also a visiting research fellow at Adelaide Business School. His areas of specializing include corporate finance, empirical asset pricing, and banking.

His research interests include:

  • Corporate Finance
  • Corporate governance - Financing and Payout decisions
  • Investment - Empirical Asset pricing, Portfolio theory
  • Banking - Basel Capital Requirement, Bank efficiency

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Dr Juan (Jane) Luo

Lecturer
B.A. in Economics (Xiamen University), M.A. in Statistics (Shanghai University of Finance and Economics), Ph.D. in Finance (Nanyang Technological University)

Her research interests include:

  • Empirical Research in Corporate Finance: Corporate Governance
  • Institutional Investors
  • Equity Issuance
  • Executive Compensation
  • Mergers and Acquisitions.

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Mr George Mihaylov

Associate Lecturer
Bachelor of Mathematical & Computer Sciences (Statistics), Bachelor of Finance (Honours), PhD candidate

After completing his Honours degree in 2009 George held various teaching assistant positions with the School of Accounting and Finance at The University of Adelaide. Between 2010 and 2011 he was also a contract researcher for the International Centre for Financial Services. In 2012 he joined KPMG as a graduate auditor. He is currently on a 2-year career break from KPMG, while returning to the University to teach, publish and complete his PhD.

His teaching interests include:

  • Quantitative Methods (M)
  • Financial Institutions Management (II)
  • Portfolio Theory and Management (III) & (M)

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Dr Bruce Rosser

Adjunct Senior Lecturer
B. Ec.(Hons.) (Adelaide), M. Ec. (Adelaide), PhD (Adelaide)

Bruce has extensive teaching experience, having taught Corporate Finance at undergraduate, honours and post-graduate levels. His research has focused on Executive Stock Options, takeover strategies (toeholds) and measurement of growth opportunities.

His research interests include:

  • Corporate Finance

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Mr Gary Tan

Associate Lecturer
Master Applied Finance, Certified Financial Planner, Chartered Accountant, Certified Public Accountant

Gary is a Lecturer in the Business School with interests and research activities focused on derivatives trading and risk management strategies. Formerly in corporate consultancy roles with the big four accounting firms, in senior corporate financial roles and board directorships of listed companies and trading member of derivative exchange.

His research interests include:

  • Derivatives trading and risk management
  • Market behaviour and profile

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Associate Professor Takeshi Yamada

Associate Professor
B.A. (Economics) (Keio University), M.A. (Keio University), PhD (Finance) (University of California at Berkeley)

Professor Takeshi Yamada's research field covers empirical research in financial markets. Some of his research projects examine the relation between size premium and the preference of institutional investors, value premium and the behavior of individual investors. Other interests include institutional short selling, mutual fund behaviour, and how public information affect the investor trades. Takeshi is also interested in how government institutions affect private firms and financial markets. One of his research projects examines the incentives of the government to maintain control in privatized state-owned companies in China.

He also has a research project that examines the corporate demand for political connections of Japanese firms.

His research interests include:

  • Financial markets
  • Investor behaviour

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Associate Professor Alfred Yawson

Associate Professor and Associate Head - Research
B. Accounting (First Class Honours) (University of Ghana), MSc and PhD in Finance (Queen’s University Belfast), CA

Dr Alfred Yawson is an Associate Professor in Finance at the University of Adelaide Business School. He joined the University of Adelaide in 2009 from the University of New South Wales (Sydney). He is currently a Visiting Scholar at Cass Business School, City University London. His primary research interests are corporate finance, particularly corporate restructuring (mergers and acquisitions, divestitures, employee layoffs and strategic alliances) and corporate governance.

Born and raised in Ghana, Alfred obtained a first class honours degree in Accounting from the University of Ghana, a Master of Science in Finance with distinction and a PhD in Finance from Queen's University Belfast in the UK. He is a Chartered Accountant with industry experience from reputable financial institutions.

Alfred's research interests include:

  • Corporate restructuring & reorganisations
  • Mergers & acquisitions
  • Divestitures
  • Corporate governance

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Dr Chia-Feng (Jeffrey) Yu

Associate Lecturer
Ph.D., Monash University 2013

Jeffrey Yu is an Elected Member of Phi Tau Phi Scholastic Honor Society of Republic of China and has won a number of awards and scholarships including the Donald Cochrane Postgraduate Scholarship from Monash University, the Dean's Postgraduate Research Award, Faculty of Business and Economics, Monash University and the Endeavour International Postgraduate Research Scholarship & Monash Research Graduate Scholarship. 

Jeffrey's research interests include:
  • Contract Theory, Information Economics, Executive Compensation Design, Financial Disclosure
  • (Behavioral) Corporate Finance, Capital Budgeting, Real Options
  • Corporate Governance, Insider Trading, Liquidity
  • Ambiguity on Hedging and Risk Management, Banking Crises
  • Financial Innovation and Counterparty Risks in Financial Contracts

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Professor Ralf Zurbruegg

Chair in Finance
B.Monetary Economics (London School of Econ), M.Economics, PhD Financial Econometrics (Manchester Business School)

Ralf Zurbruegg is a Professor of Finance at the University of Adelaide Business School. He was previously the Acting Dean, and before that Deputy Head as well as Associate Dean within the Faculty of the Professions as community/external liaison, and has served on various committees both inside the University and in the private sector. Ralf has taught and held various visiting positions around the world, including the UK, Singapore, Switzerland, UAE and the US. He is also a Senior Fellow at the Bradford University School of Management, a Justice of the Peace for South Australia, serves on the editorial board of several other journals, is the academic convenor of the University's International Centre for Financial Services and a director of a quantitative investment solutions company.

He regularly consults for industry, particularly for the hedge fund market, as well as being an expert witness on a number of state and federal court cases. He has also appeared on television and been quoted in national newspapers over the years.

Ralf's research interests include:

  • Risk management issues as they relate to various different types of financial markets and instruments.
  • Research spans work on stock selection processes, derivatives and the insurance markets, as well as securitised real estate assets.

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International Business

Associate Professor Susan Freeman

Academic Director
BEco (Monash University), DipEd (Mercy College), MEdSts (Education) ( Monash University), PhD (Marketing) (Monash University)

Associate Professor Susan Freeman is the Discipline Leader for International Business. She has extensive local and overseas teaching experience in international business, strategic management and marketing. She taught at universities in the Netherlands, Austria, Finland and Belgium while living in the Netherlands and Austria from 1989-1995.

Her research interests include:

  • International business strategy including early accelerated internationalising smaller firms
  • International entrepreneurship
  • Services internationalisation
  • Emerging markets

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Dr Dirk Boehe

Senior Lecturer

His research interests include:

  • International Business and Strategy
  • Export strategies and diversification
  • Corporate social responsibility abroad

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Dr Amal Karunaratna

Adjunct Associate Professor

Amal is an active researcher in the area of International Marketing, with publications in international journals. His current research interests include the influence of consumer responses to information about the country of origin of components in motor vehicles and how they influence perceptions for the whole product. He is also interested in the influence of culture and the internationalisation of firms. More recently, he is working in the area of how Biotechnology firms become internationalised.

His research interests include:

  • International marketing channels
  • Country of origin
  • Cultural influences of business to business marketing
  • Technology commercialisation, particularly biotechnology.
  • Development of decision making tools for teaching and research using commercially available software such as Excel and uses computer simulations in his teaching

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Management

Dr Chris Smith

Management Discipline Leader
DipT (Sec) (Adelaide), BSc (Hons) (Adelaide), MSc (Clin Psych) (Surrey), MBA (Adelaide), MA (Post Compulsory Education) (Warwick), PhD (Strategy) (Warwick)

Chris' first full-time job was as a clinical psychologist working mainly in the field of adult psychiatry. From there Chris moved into the business world wherein a brief stint as a senior IR/HR manager was followed by GM/MD roles across a range of industries and settings ending in a Divisional CEO role overseeing a range of companies in the UK, Europe and Australasia. He entered the academic world via Warwick Business School (UK) and joined Adelaide at the beginning of 2004.  A registered psychologist in Australian and a chartered occupational psychologist in the UK his academic interests centre on the role and practices of management in developing and implementing organizational strategy at various levels.

His current research interests include:

  • Strategic management including business strategy, corporate strategy and strategic change
  • Dynamics of learning and teaching in business related education

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Dr Georges Baume

Senior Lecturer
B.A., Dip.Ed. (Flinders University), M.Sc. (Oxford University), M.B.A., Ph.D. (Adelaide University)

Georges is a Senior Lecturer at the Adelaide Business School at The University of Adelaide. Georges has extensive experience in graduate management education in Australia, Europe, and Southeast Asia.

He has delivered executive management programs and worked as a consultant for a wide variety of clients including: Hyatt International Hotels, Mandarin Oriental International Hotels, the Blue Mountains International Hotel Management School, the South Australian Police Force, the Australian United Fire Union, Australia Post, the Pernod Ricard Group, Orlando Wyndham, David Medlow Chocolates Inc, Mimosa Clinic, Mirabelle Pty Ltd, Sanofi-Synthelabo Inc, Filopur Pty Ltd, Temasek Holding, Eventi International in Malaysia, Riverland Wine Industry Development Council Inc., the Asia Pacific Management Centre and Institute in Singapore and Hong Kong, as well as the Hopkins Training and Education Group in Hong Kong.

His teaching interests include:

  • Corporate Strategy
  • Strategic Management
  • Corporate Turnarounds
  • Corporate Mergers and Acquisition

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Dr Dirk Boehe

Senior Lecturer

Dirk also lectures in International Business, view his full profile.


Professor Ockie Bosch

Prof Research Fellow
Doctor of Science (University of the North West, South Africa). M.Sc (cum laude) (Potchefstroom University for CHE, South Africa). B.Sc (PU for CHE, South Africa.)

Ockie was Professor and Head of the Department of Plant and Soil Sciences at the University of Potchefstroom in South Africa from 1985 to 1993 and Head of the Department of Life Sciences of the University of South Africa (dual position) from 1990 to 1993. In 1993 he became a Research Director in Landcare New Zealand, and moved to Queensland in 2000 to become Professor in Natural Systems at The University of Queensland. From 2002-2011 he was Head of the School for Integrative Systems at the university of Queensland. In 2012 he moved to the University of Adelaide where he leads the Systems Design and Complexity Management Alliance.

His research interests include:
  • Systems thinking and dynamics
  • Sustainable Development with a focus on whole systems, natural systems and business. 
  • Application of systems theory in communities where it can make a difference
  • The development of systemic management guidelines for sustainable systems management
  • The development of computer software-systems for efficient technology transfer
  • Development of processes and mechanisms for linking research and management.

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Dr Marilyn Clarke

Senior Lecturer and Associate Head - Learning and Teaching
B.A. (Hons) in History (University of Adelaide), Graduate Diploma in Business Administration (South Australian Institute of Technology) and PhD (University of South Australia)

Marilyn Clarke joined the Business School at the beginning of 2009 as a Senior Lecturer in the Management discipline.  During her 20 year teaching career she has taught in the management discipline across all three universities in South Australia; University of SA, Flinders University and University of Adelaide. She has extensive teaching experience at undergraduate and postgraduate level, both locally and offshore in Singapore and Hong Kong.

Prior to her academic career she worked for Telstra in a range of functional areas including internal audit, business planning, marketing and HR. She has also worked in HR at the University of SA and as a business consultant.

Her research interests include:

  • The reasons why people choose to take voluntary redundancy and the impact of that decision on their future careers.
  • Employability
  • The role of the organisation and the individual in career management
  • Careers in the aged care industry.

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Dr Lisa Daniel

Lecturer
PhD field of Technology and Innovation Management (School of Engineering, University of Qld), BSc (Hons), Bachelor of Science(Botany) First class Honours of Molecular Plant Pathology

Lisa Daniel is a lecturer in strategy and organisational theory. Through her experience as a biotech' research scientist Lisa brings a rich understanding of the social side of science and technology to her current studies of the dynamics of knowledge collectives, technology integration and innovation management.

Her research focuses on the relational and organisational dynamics that support knowledge cultivation and sustainability particularly in areas of innovation development and acceptance, R&D activities, technology integration, professional and expert collectives in research and technical environments.

Her research interests include:

  • The socio-technical processes of technology and innovation
  • Research communities and high performance teams involved in innovation
  • New technologies
  • Emerging industries
  • The impact of innovation and knowledge on organisational strategy, dynamics and operations.
  • Relational dynamics and the Sociology of Innovation.

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Ms Rosemarie Fonseka

Lecturer
MA in Applied Linguistics (Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand) Postgraduate Diploma in TESOL (Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand) BBS in Communication Management (Massey University, New Zealand)

Rosemarie Priyanthi Fonseka is a lecturer at the University of Adelaide Business School. She is the Lecturer-in-Charge of a postgraduate course in Business Communication. She has taught English for Academic Purposes (EAP) to international students for almost 20 years at universities in Australia, New Zealand, Japan and England. She has also worked as a curriculum and assessment writer and TEFL manager. She established an Academic Language and Learning Unit at the College of Business at Massey University, New Zealand and provided academic support to Business and Economics students and Law students at Monash University, Australia.

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Dr Chris Graves

Senior Lecturer
Bachelor of Arts (Accountancy) (South Australian Institute of Technology), Master of Economics (Accounting & Financial Management ) (University of New England), PhD (University of Adelaide), Chartered Accountant (CA)

Chris Graves is a Senior Lecturer in the University of Adelaide Business School, and has substantial experience in teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate levels in Australia and Asia. Prior to joining academia in 1995, Chris worked as an accountant in a number of different fields, including public practice, the banking sector, and the manufacturing sector. He is a Chartered Accountant.

His research interests include:

  • Management and international growth of SMEs and family businesses
  • Organisational financial distress and turnaround strategies
  • Development and application of product costing and performance measurement systems within organisations

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Dr Cate Jerram

Lecturer
PhD (Sensemaking; Information Systems; Knowledge Management; Organisational Change Management), Bachelor Education (Hons) (Use of Drama for Education), Bachelor Adult Education, Certificate IV in Small Business Management, Certificate IV in Assessment & Workplace Training, Adventure Training Systems High Ropes & Low Ropes Trainer.

Prior to coming to Adelaide, Cate conducted Information Systems and Tertiary Education research with School of Information Systems, Technology and Management at the University of New South Wales, and the School of Management, UWS. She taught in Commerce / Management Information Systems and in ECommerce; EBusiness; IT Information Systems; Education; and Social Psychology; at University of Western Sydney, University of New South Wales and University of Technology Sydney.

Her research interests include:

  • Human Aspects of Information Security and Safety
  • HACS - Humans and Cyber Security research partnership
  • Tertiary and Adult Education
  • Gamification and Authentic learning
  • Management Information Systems Education & Employment
  • Management Information Systems (& Human Resources Information Systems) &
  • Knowledge Management

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Mr David Murphy

Adjunct Lecturer
B.A. (Acc) (SAIT); Dip. Ed. Admin; Grad Dip App Fin & Inv (SIA)

David graduated from the South Australian Institute of Technology in Accountancy, majoring in Company Evaluation.  Studies in Education, Education Administration and Applied Finance and Investment followed.  He is a Certified Practicing Accountant and a Fellow of the Financial Services Institute of Australasia.

David was Head of Economics and Business Studies at Prince Alfred College, Adelaide, until 1994.

From teaching David moved to the field of Corporate Governance. In recent years he has occupied the positions of Company Secretary and Chief Financial Officer in firms engaged in Outdoor Education, Hospitality, Forestry, Transport and Viticulture. David is a Partner in two family firms engaged in stock market activities and commercial consultancy.

His research interests include:

  • Economics for Management in the MBA program
  • Managerial Finance and Advanced Managerial Finance in the MBA program.

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Dr Olga Muzychenko

Lecturer
PhD (Adel), MSc (Stirling), BA (Hons)(MSU)

Olga Muzychenko is a lecturer in MBA and Master of International Business courses. Her areas of expertise and research interests span across Cross-Cultural Management, Entrepreneurship and International Business.

Olga's past research looked at various aspects of internationalisation of small and medium-sized enterprises, entrepreneurship education and training, management of cultural diversity, and cross cultural dimensions of organisational behaviour. Her current research explores psychological dimensions of international entrepreneurship.

Her research interests include:

  • Cross-cultural competence
  • Global mindset
  • International entrepreneurship
  • International opportunity identification
  • Internationalisation of small and medium-sized enterprises

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Dr Nam Nguyen

Research Fellow
Bachelor of AgriEconomics (National Economics University, Vietnam), Master of AgriBusiness (The University of Adelaide), PhD (The University of Queensland)

Nam is a core member of the newly established Systems Design and Complexity Management (SDCM) Alliance in The University of Adelaide Business School (UABS). He has been awarded a number of nationally and internationally competitive academic fellowships and research grants worth more than $1 million. He is also a Recipient of the prestigious 2011 Australian Leadership Award and has recently been elected as Vice President of the International Society for the Systems Sciences (VP for Membership and Conferences).

As a systems scientist his research is interdisciplinary in nature which cuts across a wide range of disciplines and themes including social science, management, leadership, governance, sustainable development, education, economics, tourism development, conservation, and rural development.

His research interests include:

  • Complex problems
  • Systems thinking
  • Systems modelling
  • Biosphere reserve
  • Sustainable development
  • Natural Management
  • Risk management,
  • Decision support system
  • Leadership
  • Complexity Management

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Mr David Pender

Adjunct Lecturer
B Ec (Adelaide), MBA (Adelaide), CA, Doctoral student in the Business School

Since 2002 David has been the Principal of Knowledge Perspectives, a consulting collaborative that specialises in the management and development of knowledge intensive organisations and from 2003 as an adjunct lecturer at the Adelaide Business School (formerly the Adelaide Graduate School of Business).

David has also practiced for 13 years as a Chartered Accountant and 12 years in senior executive positions in the financial services history.

His research interests include:

  • Examining the links between intraorganisational collaboration and the resulting social network structures formed within organisations.
  • Understanding knowledge and value flows within the supply chain for large scale engineering projects
  • Understanding complex negotiations as a system.

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Dr John Rice

Associate Professor
BBus (Management) QUT, MBA Grif, MBus (Research) QUT, PhD (Curtin), GradDipGlobWlthMgt (Adel), GradCertEduc(Higher Ed) Adel

Associate Professor John Rice is a Visiting Research Fellow at the University of Adelaide Business School and Associate Professor at Griffith Business School’s Gold Coast campus. His most recent previous appointment was Chief Researcher at the National Centre for Vocational Education Research in Adelaide, before which he held academic roles at the Universities of Adelaide, Canberra, and South Australia. John completed his PhD from Curtin University’s Graduate School of Business in 2004. For his thesis, he explored the contingent use of strategic alliances by high technology manufacturing firms. He has published more than forty refereed journal articles in journals including Research Policy, the Journal of Small Business Management, the International Small Business Journal, the Journal of Business Ethics and the International Journal of Human Resource Management.

His research interests include:

  • Strategic Alliances
  • Sustainability
  • Organisational Resources and Capabilities

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Dr Peter Sandiford

Senior Lecturer and Hons/MBR Coordinator
PhD, MPhil, Postgraduate Diploma in Marketing, Postgraduate Certificate in Teaching in Higher Education, BA (Hons) Hospitality Management

Peter Sandiford lectures in Organisational Behaviour and Management. He joined the Business School in July 2012. Before this Peter worked in a number of universities in the United Kingdom and Hong Kong. His previous career focused on Hospitality, working in hotels, restaurants and bars internationally, although he also has experience in accounts and sales.

His research interests include:

  • The sociological analysis of work and hospitality.
  • The nature of service work and interactions between server and served.
  • The emotionality of work in public houses (pubs)
  • Exploration of the role of pubs in modern society.
  • Study of older workers and flexibility in small and medium sized enterprises
  • Volunteering and managing Volunteers'

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Dr Daowei Sun

Research Fellow
PhD (The University of Queensland), PhD (Chinese Academy of Sciences) BSc (Shandong Normal University)

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Dr Jill Thomas

Visiting Research Fellow
BA (ANU), MBA (U of A), PhD(Unisa)

Havinfg recently retired hrom her substantive teaching and research role, Jill is a Visiting Research Fellow in the Adelaide Business School furthering her reseach and education focus in the family business field. Her teaching in the Master of Business Administration (MBA) programs in Adelaide and Singapore was in the leadership and family business areas.  She also teaches in the Faculty's Executive Education programs.

Jill's doctoral studies focused on leadership and family business and her current research activity relates to governance, communication, internationalisation and human resource issues in family owned and managed businesses in the small to medium enterprise (SME) sector.  Jill's early career was in Human Resources Mangement and Traning and Development in both the private and higher education sector.

Jill is co-founder of the Family Business Education adn Research Group (FBERG) in the Adelaide Business School with her colleague Dr Chris Graves.  She has recently completed a term as Vice-Chair of the Family Firm Institute(FFI, based in teh USA) and is a fellow of FFi.  She is also a Director of Family Business Australia (FBA).

Her research interests include:

  • Leadership and communication
  • Governance
  • Family Business

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Professor Ercan Tirtiroglu

Professor
PhD - Administrative & Enginerring Systems (Union College & University, Schenectady, New York, USA), MA in Marketing (Bosphorus University - Istanbul, Turkey and BSc in Management Science at (METU - Ankara, Turkey)

Ercan Tirtiroglu is Professor of Operations Management & Decision Sciences.  He joined the University of Adelaide from UMass Dartmouth, USA. During 2009-2010, while on sabbatical leave from UMass-D, he was a Visiting Professor at Adelaide's Business School.

He currently serves on the editorial boards of the International Journal of Operational Research (IJOR) and the International Journal of Services and Operations Management (IJSOM). Previously, he also served (during 2004-2011) on the editorial board of The Journal of Educators Online (The JEO). He also serves as a referee/reviewer for a number of academic journals.

His research interests include:

  • Information Theory/Entropy (Business/Industry Applications)
  • Operations & Supply Chain Management
  • Decision Theory/Operations Research
  • Quality & Statistical Control Methods
  • Marketing Science
  • Research Methods.

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Dr Sam Wells

Senior Lecturer
BA (Hons - 1st Class), D.Phil. Oxon

Sam graduated from The University of Adelaide in 1978 with 1st Class Honours in History. As South Australia’s 1979 Rhodes Scholar, he completed his doctorate at Oxford in 1983.  His doctoral research focused on a group of monastic letter writers in the late eleventh, early twelfth centuries.

Sam spent 18 years in corporate human resource management and organisational development.  He established his own consulting business in 2001 and continues to advise CEOs and executive teams in all sectors on cultivating organisations in which employees at allcan 'be everything they are'.

In 2005 Sam was appointed as a Senior Lecturer at the University of Adelaide. He was the MBA Program Director from 2007 to 2011 and Discipline Leader for the Management Discipline in the Business School from 2008 to 2011.  He teaches an MBA core course, Managing Contemporary Organisations, and offers an MBA elective in organisational sustainability.

His research interests include:

  • Organisational sustainability - including 'authenticity' inside organisations
  • Community sustainability and civic/social entrepreneurship
  • Dynamics of the paradigm shift to sustainability

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Ms Lois Whittall

Adjunct Lecturer
BA(Hons) Liverpool, UK; MBA, Adelaide University; Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (FCMA)

Lois has a working and teaching background in Organisational Development, Human Resource Management and Finance. She has worked in a variety of public and private sector organisations in the UK and Australia in senior management roles. She has also consulted extensively with local and multi-national companies in Australia and North and South East Asia.

Lois is an adjunct lecturer in the in the Business School and teaches in the Master of Business Administration (MBA) programs in Adelaide, Hong Kong and Singapore. She also teaches a number of subjects in the Faculty's Executive Education programs.

Her research interests include:

  • Social Entrepreneurship in Cambodia

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Mr Max Zornada

Adjunct Lecturer
Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical) (Adelaide), Honours in Automatic Control (Adelaide), Master of Business Administration (Adelaide)

Max Zornada is an Adjunct Lecturer and the Director and Principal Consultant of Australian based Management Consulting and Education firm Henley Management Group, which he founded in 1991.

Max is a world recognised thought leader in Business Improvement, Operational Excellence - including Six Sigma and Lean Thinking, and Project Management. He has been a consulting Master Black Belt to major organisation in various sectors including, financial services, telecommunications, aerospace and mining.

Max has extensive experience teaching MBA, Executive Education and Management Development Seminars and as a hands-on practitioner, consulting to major corporations on a range of Operational and Strategic issues, throughout Australia, the US, Middle East, UK, Western Europe, China and Asia.

His research interests include:

  • Business Improvement Methodologies
  • Six Sigma
  • Lean Thinking and Toyota Production System.
  • Technological Innovation, Design.

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Marketing

Dr Chris Medlin

Senior Lecturer
B. Ec., Dip.Ed., Grad.Dip.Ed.Admin., MBA, Ph.D. Certified Practising Marketer

Chris teaches in Strategic Marketing, Market Planning, Market Management, and Market Research. Chris is on the editorial board of the Industrial Marketing Management journal, the Journal of Business Research and the Journal of  Business Market Management. He is also a member of the review board for the Journal of General Management and the Editorial Board of the Journal of Business & Industrial Marketing.

Chris is a Fellow of the Australian Marketing Institute. He has been a member of the Australian Marketing Institute (AMI) for more than 20 years and he is a member of their Marketing Accreditation committee for higher education institutions. Chris has been awarded Certified Practising Marketer (CPM) status by the AMI.

His research interests include:

  • Business-to-business marketing
  • Interorganisational theory, in particular business relationships and networks.
  • Business Relationships and Business Network
  • Conceptualisation of Business Interaction and Time
  • Quantitative modelling of buyer and supplier local management models to examine the interaction modes of dyads

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Dr Jodie Conduit

Senior Lecturer
B.Com (Hons) (Adel), PhD (Monash) Practising Market Researcher & Certified Practising Marketer

Jodie is a Senior Lecturer, with extensive experience teaching undergraduate, postgraduate, MBA, and executive courses at several of Australia’s leading universities. Her teaching interests include market research, marketing management, and strategic marketing.

Jodie also has extensive industry experience as a research consultant and market research manager. Most recently she was a Senior Market Research Mangagert recently, she was a Senior Market Research Manager with National Australia Bank and Principle Consultant with Forethought Research.

As a market research specialist, Jodie has worked on a wide range of projects incorporating product and brand development, marketing effectiveness studies, service delivery design, and customer satisfaction programs.

Her research interests include:

  • Customer engagement
  • Value co-creation
  • Market intelligence use
  • Marketing strategy and innovation
  • Market orientation
  • Internal marketing

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Dr Roberta Crouch

Senior Lecturer and Academic Director - Wine Business
BBus(Mkting), BEd, BComm(Hon), GradCert(eLearning), PhD (Adelaide)

Roberta has a strong background in industry, with executive experience in management and marketing. Previous roles include Regional Manager, Coles Myer Properties and Sales and Distribution Manager in the finance industry. Roberta is also a company director for an engineering design, research and consultancy firm.

Her research interests include:

  • Consumer ability to accurately assess extrinsic product cues
  • The quantification of consumer knowledge and self confidence
  • Country of Origin effect - development and influence of country image
  • Influence of price on consumer assessment of quality and subsequent purchase intentions
  • Crisis management

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Dr Steve Goodman

Program Director, HDR & Senior Lecturer
PhD (Adelaide), GradCert HigherEd(Adelaide),  BIntBus Hons (First Class – Flinders), Certified Practicing Marketer(AMI)

Dr Steve Goodman is the Program Director-Higher Degrees by Research and a Senior Lecturer at the Adelaide Business School. He is an active researcher in the area of marketing - specifically consumer choice and business decision making in the wine supply chain context.

Prior to his current role Dr Goodman was previously Discipline Leader for Marketing at the then Adelaide Graduate School of Business (The University of Adelaide). He also lectured in Business and Marketing Planning and Marketing Communications at the University of South Australia, Marketing Management at Flinders University and Wine Marketing and Marketing Communications at the University of Adelaide (Waite).

His research interests include:

  • Choice Modelling in both the consumer and business-to-business contexts
  • Supply chain decision making
  • Consumer choice
  • Wine marketing
  • Marketing strategy

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Dr Cullen Habel

Adjunct Lecturer
PhD (UniSA), Bachelor of Management (Marketing)

Cullen Habel joined The University of Adelaide in January 2008 and moved to serving in an adjunct role in January 2012. Cullen has extensive experience in teaching throughout Australia, Singapore, Hong Kong and Malaysia, within the discipline of marketing.

Cullen currently lectures in Brand Management, Intro to Marketing and Market Research at Undergraduate, Postgraduate and MBA levels. His two teaching interests involve work integrated learning, and utilising modern modes of content delivery.

His research interests include:

  • Social Media and Marketing
  • Dynamics in Repeat Purchase Markets
  • The Mechanics of Brand Growth
  • Stochastic (probability based) marketing models
  • Agent based modelling
  • Wine Marketing

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Dr Jasmina Ilicic

Lecturer
Ph.D (Macquarie University), B. Bus. (Hons 1) (The University of Newcastle), Certified Practising Marketer (Australian Marketing Institute), Certificate in Digital and Direct Marketing (Australian Direct Marketing Association)

Jasmina Ilicic is a Lecturer in Marketing. Prior to her academic career, Jasmina worked in the advertising industry with several internationally recognised brands such as Biotherm (L’Oreal) and Listerine (Pfizer). Jasmina has published in international academic journals such as Journal of Business Research, Marketing Letters and Australasian Marketing Journal and is a member of several marketing professional bodies including the European Advertising Academy, European Marketing Academy and Australian and New Zealand Marketing Academy.

Her research interests include:

  • Brand Authenticity
  • Spokespeople in Advertising
  • Celebrity Endorsement
  • Phonetic Symbolism

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Dr Amal Karunaratna

Adjunct Associate Professor

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Dr Carolin Plewa

Senior Lecturer and Associate Head - Research

PhD, AFAMI CPM, Certificate 'Teaching at Universities', Diplom Betriebswirtin (FH Muenster)

Dr Plewa is a senior lecturer in marketing and Assocaite Head (Research) for the School of Marketing and Management.  Her primary researhc interests lie in the areas of univeristy-wide engagement, services and relationship marketing as well as corporate social responsibility.  Dr Plewa was recently awarded an inaugural Barbara Kidman Women's Fellowship in 2013 following Australian Research Council Grants in 2009 and 2011.  Her research has bbeen published in leading journals such as R&D Mangement, Educationand Training, Psychology & Marketing, Journal of Services Marketing, Marketing Theory, the Australasian Marketing Journal, and the Journal of Engineering and Technology Management

Her research interests include:

  • University-industry relationships
  • Science-to-business marketing
  • Use of  marketing principles for the commercialisation of research
  • Relationship marketing and organisational culture
  • Corporate Social Responsibility and sponsorship
  • Innovation management

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Dr Sally Rao Hill

Mangement Discipline Leader 
B.Bus. (Hons). Ph.D., CPM

Dr Sally Rao Hill is a senior lecturer in marketing. She is the lecturer in charge of Consumer Behaviour (II and Consumer Behaviour (M).  She is an active researcher and has published in the European Journal of Marketing, Journal of Business and Industrial Marketing, Qualitative Market research: an International Journal, Australasian Marketing Journal, International Journal of Internet Marketing and Advertising and Journal of Internet Business. She has won the best paper award in an international conference.

Her research interests include:

  • Services employee attributes/behaviour and customer reactions
  • Consumer psychology and digital media
  • Consumer innovation adoption behaviour

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