The University of Wollongong Faculty of Business was formed in 2013 following an organisational restructure. It comprised an amalgamation of the former Faculty of Commerce and the Sydney Business School. Related series: Faculty of Business - Papers .


Papers from 2020

A Coaching Culture Definition: An Industry-Based Perspective From Managers as Coaches, Julia Ahrens, Trenton Milner, and Grace McCarthy


Reshaping competitive advantages with analytics capabilities in service systems, Shahriar Akter, Angappa Gunasekaran, Samuel Fosso Wamba, Mujahid M. Babu, and Umme Hani


Transforming Business Using Digital Innovations: The Application of AI, Blockchain, Cloud and Data Analytics, Shahriar Akter, Katina Michael, Muhammad Rajib Uddin, Grace McCarthy, and Mahfuzur Rahman


Building Dynamic Service Analytics Capabilities for the Digital Marketplace, Shahriar Akter, Saradhi Motamarri, Umme Hani, Riad Shams, Mario Fernando, Mujahid M. Babu, and Kathy Shen

3DP and the Domestication of Supply Chains in the Future, Tillmann Boehme and Thomas Birtchnell

Senior Project Leadership Skills and Career Stallers: Analysis of Perception Differences and Implications for Careers, Maurizio Floris, Sharna L. Wiblen, and Ekaterina Anichenko

Examining the trade potential of the UAE using a gravity model and a Poisson pseudo maximum likelihood estimator, Salim Ghazvini Kor, Scott Fargher, and Dimitrios Dadakas


Customer Analytics Capabilities in the Big Data Spectrum: A Systematic Approach to Achieve Sustainable Firm Performance, Md Afnan Hossain, Shahriar Akter, and Venkata K. Yanamandram


Revisiting customer analytics capability for data-driven retailing, Md Afnan Hossain, Shahriar Akter, and Venkata K. Yanamandram


Career Capital Development of Women in the Arab Middle East Context: Addressing the Pipeline Block, Payyazhi Jayashree, Valerie Lindsay, and Grace McCarthy

Fama’s Ratio and the Effect of Operating Leverage on the Cost of Capital Under CAPM, David Johnstone

Reply to Linnenluecke, Shen, Smith, and Zhu (2020), David Johnstone


Frontline employee empowerment: Scale development and validation using Confirmatory Composite Analysis, Saradhi Motamarri, Shahriar Akter, and Venkata K. Yanamandram

The use and misuse of online paraphrasing, editing and translation software, Ann M. Rogerson

Riding the double Death Valley curves of innovation and commercialisation - a counter intuitive indicator of robust market opportunities, Lee Styger, Mark Edwards, Lauren P. Richardson, and Kevin Chiang

Consumer preferences for gender typicality in front-line services staff in the United States vis-à-vis South Korea: an experimental approach, Andrew Timming, Chris Baumann, and Paul J. Gollan

For some or all? Debating the value of inclusive and exclusive approaches to talent management, Sharna L. Wiblen

The Human-Technology Interface in Talent Management and the Implications for HRM, Sharna L. Wiblen and Janet H. Marler

Papers from 2019

Analytics-based decision-making for service systems: A qualitative study and agenda for future research, Shahriar Akter, Heenkenda Mudiyanselage Ruwan Jayawickrama Bandara, Umme Hani, Samuel Fosso Wamba, Cyril Foropon, and Thanos Papadopoulos


The Rise of the Social Business in Emerging Economies: A New Paradigm of Development, Shahriar Akter, Nabila Jamal, Md Mahfuz Ashraf, Grace McCarthy, and P Varsha

How Talent Capability Can Shape Service Analytics Capability in the Big Data Environment?, Shahriar Akter, Samuel Fosso Wamba, Mary Barrett, and Kumar Biswas


A review of global banking regulation under an assumption of complexity, John Evans and Yifei Li


How Westpac is alleged to have broken anti-money laundering laws 23 million times, Ian K. Fargher


Understanding supply chain analytics capabilities and agility for data-rich environments, Samuel Fosso Wamba and Shahriar Akter

'Come out, come out, whoever you are!' Client perceptions of working alliance following imagined sexual identity disclosure in coaching, Issome Ghama and Gordon B. Spence


Involving kids in making schools sustainable spreads the message beyond the classroom, Belinda Kathlyn Gibbons, Bonnie Amelia Dean, and Stephanie Perkiss

Work experiences of Australian cancer survivors with lymphoedema: A qualitative study, Senia Kalfa, Louise Koelmeyer, Lucy Taksa, Caleb Winch, Hector Viveros, Paul J. Gollan, Helen Mackie, and John Boyages


What happens in group supervision? Exploring current practice in Australia, Paul Lawrence

Coaching in Three Dimensions: Meeting the Challenges of a Complex World, Paul Lawrence and Allen Moore


An analysis of the feasibility of an extreme operational risk pool for banks, Yifei Li, Neil Allan, and John Evans

Analysis of financial events under an assumption of complexity, Yifei Li and John Evans


Patterns of recruitment of academic leaders to Australian universities and implications for the future of higher education, Susan Loomes, Alison Owens, and Grace McCarthy

Reducing carbon emissions through employee participation: evidence from Australia, Raymond A. Markey, Joseph McIvor, Martin J. O'Brien, and Chris F. Wright


Ability, motivation and opportunity: managerial coaching in practice, Grace McCarthy and Julia Ahrens


Cutting penalty rates was supposed to create jobs. It hasn’t, and here’s why not, Martin J. O'Brien


Assessing the Effectiveness of Regional Policy Responses to Mass Redundancies: The Case of the Illawarra Region, Australia, Martin J. O'Brien and Scott Burrows

Labor Regulation Reform and Sectoral Employment Outcomes: A Case Study of Penalty Rate Reductions in Australia, Martin J. O'Brien and Raymond A. Markey

How do first year students utilize different lecture resources?, Martin J. O'Brien and Reetu Verma

Identifying the factors effecting the personal concerns of consumers in accepting new products: A case study on the cosmetic products of Payoon trading company, Yousef Ramezani, Negar Alizadeh, and Arezoo Sadat Hashemiamin


Conceptualizing vacation dedication, Amata L. Ring, Venkata K. Yanamandram, Ulrike Gretzel, and Sara Dolnicar

Exploring the delayed effects of leadership coaching: a pilot study, Gordon B. Spence, Sunny Stout-Rostron, Michelle Van Reenen, and Ben Glashoff

e-Talent in talent management, Sharna L. Wiblen


Connecting 'talent' meanings and multi-level context: a discursive approach, Sharna L. Wiblen and Anthony McDonnell

Macro talent management in Australia: balancing industrial relations, isolation and global competitiveness, Sharna L. Wiblen and Anthony McDonnell

Papers from 2018


Training for the coaching leader: How organizations can support managers, Julia Ahrens, Grace McCarthy, and Trenton J. Milner


Active Teaching Strategies and Student Engagement: A Comparison of Traditional and Non-traditional Business Students, Amir Arjomandi, Juergen Heinz Seufert, Martin J. O'Brien, and Sajid Anwar


Continuance of E-Textbook Use by Tertiary Students: A Qualitative Approach, John D'Ambra, Concepcion S. Wilson, and Md Shahriar Akter


A Pilot Study into Mapping Atypical Supply Networks, Mark Edwards, Pauline J. Ross, and Lee Styger


An Exploration into the "Over the Wall Handling" Phenomenon of Aid and Development Supply Chain Systems, Mark Edwards and Lee Styger


Turning information quality into firm performance in the big data economy, Samuel Fosso Wamba, Shahriar Akter, Laura Trinchera, and Marc De Bourmont

ERP adoption and use in production research: An archival analysis and future research directions, Samuel Fosso Wamba, Jean Kala, Shahriar Akter, and Kevin Carillo

Accounting theory as a Bayesian discipline, David Johnstone


A narrative approach to coaching multiple selves, Paul Lawrence


Lessons learned from introducing social media use in undergraduate economics research, Martin J. O'Brien and Katharina Freund

Transitioning the new CEO while embedding a merger: How coaching supported a newly appointed CEO based in Malaysia who was appointed to lead a newly merged technology company across Asia, Padraig B. O'Sullivan


A Quality Approach to Masters Education Using an Australian Case Study -- A Reflection, Lauren P. Richardson, Carol McGowan, and Lee Styger

Significance of Controllable and Uncontrollable Drivers in Credit Defaults, Lei Shi, Neil Allan, John Evans, and Yin Yun

A Systems Analysis of Drivers of Individual Bankruptcies, Lei Shi, John Evans, and Yifei Li


Voices unheard: employee voice in the new century, Adrian Wilkinson, Paul J. Gollan, Senia Kalfa, and Ying Xu

Towards better work in China: mapping the relationships between high-performance work systems, trade unions, and employee well-being, Weiguo Yang, Kritkorn Nawakitphaitoon, Wei Huang, Brian Harney, Paul J. Gollan, and Cathy Xu

Papers from 2017

Supply chain theory and cultural diversity, Paul Childerhouse, Eric Deakins, Andrew Potter, Ruth Banomyong, P McCullen, A Thomas, Tillmann Boehme, T Hosoda, E A. Yaseen, and Denis R. Towill


Affordance Theory and E-Books: Evaluating the E-reading Experience Using Netnography, John D'Ambra, Concepcion S. Wilson, and Shahriar Akter

Cultural intelligence and voice behavior among migrant workers: the mediating role of leader-member exchange, Zhou Jiang, Huong Le, and Paul J. Gollan


Vocational Experiences and Quality of Life of Migrants: Overview and Future Research, Zhou Jiang, Ying Wang, Fei Guo, and Paul J. Gollan

What do experienced team coaches do? Current practice in Australia and New Zealand, Paul Lawrence and Ann Whyte

An analysis of operational risk events in US and European Banks 2008-2014, Yifei Li, Neil Allan, and John Evans

A nonlinear analysis of operational risk events in Australian banks, Yifei Li, Neil Allan, and John Evans


The Impact Of Corporate Social Responsibility Indicators On Consumer Behavior: A Case Study: Electronic And Quasi-electronic Customers Of Persian Carpet Co., Mohammad Mashhadi and Arezoosadat Hashemiamin

Optimal motivation at work, Christopher P. Niemiec and Gordon B. Spence

Recycling older steelworkers: Post-redundancy job-mobility experiences of workers from BlueScope Steel Port Kembla, Martin J. O'Brien and Scott Burrows


Using internet based paraphrasing tools: Original work, patchwriting or facilitated plagiarism?, Ann M. Rogerson and Grace McCarthy

The Australian corporate closet: Why it's still so full!, Ian Smith and Grace McCarthy

Mindfulness at work, Gordon B. Spence

Papers from 2016

Anticipatory savoring and consumption: just thinking about that first bite of chocolate fills you up faster, Iain R. Black and Charles S. Areni


Glycerol monolaurate inhibits lipase production by clinical ocular isolates without affecting bacterial cell viability, Judith Louise Flanagan, Neeta Khandekar, Hua Zhu, Keizo Watanabe, Maria Markoulli, John T. Flanagan, and Eric B. Papas

Do You Feel Financially Secured? The Investigation of Economic Indicators and C onsequences of Financial Well-Being, Tommy Hsu, Wing Yin Leona Tam, and Ryan T. Howell

Strong versus weak sociomateriality: neither subordinate nor privileged- a rejoinder to 'New technology and the post-human self: rethinking appropriation and resistance', Karlheinz Kautz and Melinda Plumb


Business confidence and tax reform key to Turnbull government re-election: CEDA, Stephen Martin

Music congruity effects on product memory, perception, and choice, Adrian C. North, Lorraine P. Sheridan, and Charles S. Areni

The benefits of quantifying qualitative brand data, Kaleel Rahman and Charles S. Areni

Peer-to-peer file sharing and academic integrity in the internet age, Ann M. Rogerson and Giselle Basanta

The adoption process and impact of additive manufacturing on manufacturing systems, Brogan Rylands, Tillmann Boehme, Robert A. Gorkin III, Joshua P. Fan, and Thomas Birtchnell

Contributing to coaching knowledge whilst learning how to research: a review and discussion of four student-coaching studies, Gordon B. Spence, Mike Armour, Daphne Driessen, Rebecca P. Lea, and Jennifer North

Organic cooperatives facilitating sustainable consumption, Catherine Sutton-Brady and Arpit Raswant

Papers from 2015

Consumers' responses to small portions: signaling increases savoring and satiation, Charles S. Areni and Iain R. Black

To craft a path to healing: An introduction to the end of bionic vision restoration, Tommy Cleary


Patient outcomes in palliative care - a national perspective of malignant and non-malignant diseases, Kathy Eagar and Patsy Yates


The Australian retirement lottery: a system failure, Amandha Ganegoda and John Evans


Avenues to sustainable road transport energy in New Zealand, Geoffrey D. Kelly


Coaching - Experiences of pluralism in a young discipline, Grace McCarthy


Workplace wellbeing programs: if you build it they may NOT come...because it's not what they really need!, Gordon B. Spence

The Challenges of Attaining Growth: The Blenheim & MGSM Insight Series, Brett Wright, Gregory W. Robinson, and Charles S. Areni

Papers from 2014

Measuring the mediating effect of customer trust - a case of corporate banking sector, Nalin Abeysekera and Ananda Wickramasinghe


Leaders as team coaches? Insights from an Australian study, Julia Ahrens and Grace McCarthy


Training for the leader as coach in the Australian context, Julia Ahrens and Grace McCarthy

Relationship between audit committee characteristics, external auditors and economic value added (EVA) of public listed firms in Malaysia, Abdullah Al-Mamun, Qaiser Rafique Yasser, Md. Ashikur Rahman, Ananda Wickramasinghe, and Thurai Murugan Nathan


Mixed methods to the rescue: addressing the problem of employee turnover using marital research, Irit Alony, Helen M. Hasan, and Andrew J. Sense

Predicting turnover based on relationship diagnosis - lessons from marital research, Irit Alony, Helen M. Hasan, and Andrew J. Sense

Home advantage, rivalry, and referee bias in representative rugby, Charles S. Areni

The Other Glass Ceiling: Fathers Stepping Up, Mothers Letting Go, Charles S. Areni and Stephen S. Holden