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Our research

Through our research degrees and the research undertaken by our academics, the School of Management’s research strategies aim to build sustainable businesses and resilient communities.

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Our research clusters represent groupings of research excellence, bringing both academics and research students together across a range of ideas and interdisciplinary studies. Through our research degrees and the research undertaken by our academics, the School of Management’s research strategies aim to build sustainable businesses and resilient communities, and has strong links with the Cooperative Research Centre in Remote Economic Participation.

Research in the School of Management is focused around the following areas of expertise:

Human Resources Management (HRM)

The HRM academics specialise in strategic human resource management; skills development; corporate socially responsible human resource management and talent management.

Management

Our  management academics engage in research that focuses on leadership and change; small business development; the business of health and well-being; remaining innovative, strategic and ethical; and responding effectively to emergent environmental issues (including corporate governance, corporate social responsibility, and sustainability).

International business

The researchers in the international business discipline conduct research that focuses on the theoretical and practical insights of various aspects of foreign direct investment; cross-cultural management and capacity building in emerging economies such as China, India, Mongolia and Myanmar.

Entrepreneurship

Our Entrepreneurship academics focus upon research that relates to the motivations for start-up and the drivers of growth thereafter. They are keen to understand knowledge acquisition pathways and innovation drivers at the entrepreneur level and the impact these have on growth and opportunity recognition. We also have a special interests and involvement with business incubation and conduct ongoing research into entrepreneurship education itself.