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 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


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

'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

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

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

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

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


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, Michael 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

Systems engineering effective supply chain innovations, Tillmann Boehme, Eric Deakins, Matthew P. Pepper, and Denis Towill

In the search for impact and relevance: a design science approach, Tillmann Boehme, Alberto Ordigoni, and Eric Deakins

Entrepreneurialism in discovering the role of inspiring shopping motivation in Australia and Indonesia, Tjong Budisantoso, Ananda Wickramasinghe, and Teoh Toe Teoh

Effective human resources management practices in small and medium enterprises: global perspectives of the MIST (Mexico, Indonesia, South Korea, Turkey) economies, Palli Mulla K A Chandrakumara and Pramila Rao

Towards a modified framework for informer emancipation in complex contexts, Andrew Connery and Helen M. Hasan


Improving national hospice/palliative care service symptom outcomes systematically through point-of-care data collection, structured feedback and benchmarking, David Currow, Samuel Allingham, Patsy Yates, Claire Johnson, Katherine Clark, and Kathy Eagar

Microenterprise success of home-based garment makers in Bangalore, India, T S. Devaraja and Ananda Wickramasinghe

Idiosyncrasies of taking risk: a case of a South-Asian context, Helan Ramya Gamage and Ananda Wickramasinghe

Researching peculiarity of entrepreneurs: from positivism to social constructivism, Helan Ramya Gamage and Ananda Wickramasinghe

Evidence based coaching as a positive psychological intevention, Suzy Green and Gordon B. Spence


Managing sub-branding affect transfer: the role of consideration set size and brand loyalty, Yi He, Qimei Chen, Wing Yin Leona Tam, and Ruby Lee

Tracking the environmental footprint of business activities, Corina Ionescu and Helen M. Hasan

Inaugural debate section - Debate editor's note, Karlheinz Kautz

A study on knowledge-rich critical elements within Sri Lankan manufacturing supply networks, L Layangani, Lee Styger, and Amal S. Kumargae

A step-wise process of intentional personality change coaching, Lesley S. Martin, Lindsay G. Oades, and Peter Caputi

Intentional personality change coaching: A randomised controlled trial of participant selected personality facet change using the Five-Factor Model of Personality, Lesley S. Martin, Lindsay G. Oades, and Peter Caputi


Preliminary development and validation of a new end-of-life patient-reported outcome measure assessing the ability of patients to finalise their affairs at the end of life, N McCaffrey, Pawel Skuza, Katrina Breaden, Simon Eckermann, Janet Hardy, Sheila Oaten, Michael Briffa, and David Currow

Coaching and mentoring for business, Grace McCarthy


Communication accommodation to achieve research student autonomy, Grace McCarthy, Rodney Clarke, and Ann M. Rogerson

New South Wales public-hospital dietitians and how they feel about their workplace: an explorative study using a grounded theory approach, Marianna Milosavljevic, Gary Noble, Ivana Goluza, Ashleigh Keep, and Gabriella Ponta

Burnout levels among dietitians working in the New South Wales public hospital system: a cross-sectional statewide survey, Marianna Milosavljevic and Gary I. Noble

Day-to-day activities of clinical dietitians working in the inpatient and outpatient settings in a group of New South Wales public hospitals: The results of a direct observational study, Marianna Milosavljevic, Gary Noble, and Carly Zaremba


A new model for ranking suppliers in the presence of both undesirable and non-discretionary outputs, Abdollah Noorizadeh, Reza Farzipoor Saen, and Mahdi Mahdiloo

Transitions in reflective practice: exploring student development and preferred methods of engagement, Sharleen L. O'Reilly and Julia Ahrens