Academy of International Business
Professor Sara McGaughey chairs the Australia and New Zealand chapter of the Academy of International Business (AIB). The AIB has 3010 members in 88 countries. Members include scholars from leading academic institutions, consultants and practitioners. The Australia and New Zealand chapter is one of 18 chapters around the world facilitating networking and knowledge exchange at the local level. The AIB transcends the boundaries of single academic disciplines and managerial functions enhancing business education and practice.
Centre for Global Cooperation Research
Dr Larry Crump was appointed as a Senior Fellow in 2016-2017 based on a proposal entitled: Global Governance Revisited via Three Levels of Analysis: Global, Regional and Bilateral. The global focus of this fellowship was on the G20, the regional focus was aimed at the factors that support and inhibit policy coordination in regional associations, and the bilateral focus was on developing a theoretical framework to help explain closure in bilateral free trade agreement negotiations.
Christian University Satya Wacana
Professor Heidi Dahles is conducting research in partnership with the Department of Tourism at Christian University Satya Wacana, Salatiga, Indonesia to establish knowledge about tourism businesses in situations of rapid change and crisis and the role of tourism businesses in livelihood strategies. This strategic research program raises the question as to how small and medium-sized tourism businesses respond to rapid change and what resources these businesses employ to sustain in complex business environment.
Professor Anneke Fitzgerald and Adjunct A/Professor Joanne Curry are working with the Cognitive Decline Partnership Centre (The University of Sydney) with regard to patient journey modelling. The objectives are to give voice to people with dementia and their carers about their individual journeys in order to understand positive and negative experiences and identify opportunities for improvement to optimise effective coordination, integration and delivery of care.
Professor Heidi Dahles has been appointed to the Advisory Board of the Enrich Institute, a non-government, pro-green growth organisation based in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. The Institute specialises in research, capacity building, policy dialogue and stakeholder engagement to promote green, inclusive growth locally and regionally, working on energy, water, climate change, social innovation and youth development.
Federal University of Viçosa, Brazil
Dr Gustavo Guzman and Dr Mariana Mayumi from Federal University of Viçosa (Brazil), are developing a research project that studies the implementation of a sustainable network of household waste management in regional Brazil. Outcomes of this project are already helping Brazilian communities to address environmental and social concerns generated by household waste.
Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre
Professor Anneke Fitzgerald, Dr Katrina Radford and Mark Avery are working with the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre and Gold Coast business community to bring the Health System Global Symposium to the region in 2022. At the moment they are preparing a bid and are liaising with health institutes and research centres around Australia seeking their support.
Gothenburg Research Institute, Sweden
Dr Gustavo Guzman teamed with Airi Rovio-Johansson and Roy Liff from Gothenburg Research Institute (Sweden), to expand the understanding on how students understand and apply textbook theory. This study contributes to the learning as change and translation bodies of knowledge. Currently Dr. Gustavo Guzman is a Visiting Research Fellow at Gothenburg Research Institute.
Indian Institute of Management Calcutta
Dr Tapan Sarker was appointed as Scholar in Residence in 2016-17 at the Indian Institute of Management Calcutta (IIMC), India. IIMC is the first tripled crowned higher education management institution in India, and has accreditation from EFMD Quality Improvement System (EQUIS), the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) and the Association of MBA’s (AMBA). The focus of his fellowship was to conduct a research titled ‘Pathways to a sustainable future: the prospects and challenges for Indian business’.
Mr Frank Stadler (PhD candidate) and supervisors, Professor Peter Tatham (IBAS), and Professor Ramon Shaban, (Griffith Graduate Infection Prevention and Control Program) have teamed up with Dr Grace Murilla (Biotechnology Research Institute, KALRO) and Kenyatta National Hospital to investigate how well Kenyan medical supply chains are prepared for the provision of Maggot Debridement Therapy (MDT) including to metropolitan, rural and remote parts of the country.
Macquarie University, Sydney
Dr Gustavo Guzman and Dr Louis Sanzogni from IBAS have teamed with Dr Peter Busch and Dr Stephen Smith from Macquarie University (Sydney) to develop a novel application of Artificial Intelligence and Knowledge Management. It aims at helping Fire Emergency organisations to effectively deal with major and household fires.
Multicultural Community Centre, Gold Coast
Dr Katrina Radford and Professor Anneke Fitzgerald are collaborating with the Multicultural Community Centre on the Gold Coast (MCCGC) implementing the Future Care program for the elderly and people with cognitive decline and their carers. This program is a direct response/impact as a result of research undertaken with the Cognitive Decline Partnership Centre (CDPC) titled "understanding the journey better: an exploration of the current state of play of the healthcare journey experienced by people with cognitive decline and their carers,
National Dong Hwa University
Dr Byung Min has been collaborating with the National Dong Hwa University, Department of Management, to investigate factors affecting Taiwanese listed firms to comply with board regulation proactively. The project is expected to provide information about firm behaviours in response to various institutional pressures including self-enforcing regulations such as corporate social responsibility and environmental regulations. In so doing, a firm's strategic responses during institutional transitions and its consequences will be examined. Observing that 63 percent of listed firms are family firms in Taiwan, this project is planned to extend to examine family firm's strategies and competitiveness.
Professor Heidi Dahles leads a program that addresses foreign-dominated ‘development industry’ in Cambodia funded by the Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research, As such, the program aims to contribute to critical globalization scholarship. The focus of the program is on the partly conflicting / partly converging interests and practices of these competing actors and their unforeseen and unintended consequences.
Queensland Inspector General Emergency Management (IGEM)
Professor Peter Tatham was contacted by the Queensland Inspector General Emergency Management to undertake a review of international best practice in the area of emergency supply. Peter led a strong team of academics and practitioners to produce a report that has subsequently gained considerable support from a broad range of stakeholders.
Professor Peter Tatham and Dr Yong Wu recently completed a major ($175K) project for the Sustainable Built Environment National Research Centre along with colleagues from the Urban Research Program and Curtin University. The aim of the research was to identify ways to improve the resilience of the transport network prior to, during, and in the aftermath of natural disasters, and thereby reduce the impacts of such events on communities and businesses.
Université of Paris-Dauphine, France
Dr Gustavo Guzman, Cécile Petitgand from Université of Paris-Dauphine, (France) and Naiara Carrillo from the University of Queensland (Australia), are starting a research collaboration to investigate the emergence of ethical practices. This study is based on a long-term ethnographic study on social entrepreneurs attempting to help poor people from Brazilian favelas.
Professor Michelle Barker and A/Professor Peter Woods have teamed with colleagues from University of Canberra to develop, model, and strengthen national approaches to the effective embedding of intercultural competence development in business and health curricula through developing and disseminating adaptable intercultural competence curriculum resources, capacity-building of teachers in business and health higher education, and embed intercultural social competencies into curricula, including preparation for work-integrated learning.