B. Business and Commerce (Hons) PhD

Director Teaching and Learning, Griffith Business School

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Teaching in the tertiary environment since 2008, Dr Ryan Gould  is the recipient of numerous teaching awards, citations and commendations. Heavily influenced by the transformational school of education he seeks to challenge students as they explore the strategic management of employment relationships through authentic learning experiences. More specifically, Ryan’s teaching has concentrated in the areas of performance management, organisational behaviour and the dynamics of workplace relationships. Holding a PhD in Strategic Management, his thesis qualitatively explored the complex evolution of business models in the New South Wales Registered Clubs sector. Ryan is proud to have supervised PhD candidates in the areas of Implementation and Employee Health and Well-Being.

Ryan has held appointments on the Management Committee for the Centre for Industry and Innovation Studies as well as the board of directors for the Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management.  More recently his service profile has included stints as the First Year Advisor for the Bachelor of Business at the Gold Coast Campus; and spearheading the design and delivery of the B.Business Mountain Top course (coming 2021).

Research expertise

  • Complex business model design and innovation
  • Developing and sustaining communities of practice
  • Strategic Management in New South Wales Registered Clubs
  • Quadruple helix organisations
  • Qualitative research methods

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