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Recently Completed PhD Theses


Candidate Thesis Title Abstract Completed Supervisor
Milica Simic Misic Crossing a Threshold: Using the SOLO Taxonomy and Exemplars to Facilitate Students' Conceptual Understanding of Depreciation in Introductory Accounting Available 2015 Assoc Prof Rosina Mladenovic; Dr Amani Bell
Puja Devendra Ladva All Your Time, All The Time: A Critical Ethnography in a Knowledge-intensive Firm Available 2015 Assoc Prof Jane Andrew; Almuth Beck
Rosyln Anne Roberts Goodwill Impairment: A study of Australian Companies 2007 - 2013 Available 2015 Dr M. Shumi Akhtar; Prof Suresh Cuganesan
Cameron Esslemont A disjointed incremental discourse to visualise assurance of learning Available 2014 Professor Graeme Dean;
Associate Professor Sandy van der Laan
Chang-Yuan Loh Factors influencing the decision-making of third party consultants in the context of evaluating escalation of commitment Available 2014 Dr Rodney Coyte;
Professor Mandy Cheng (UNSW)

Business Analytics

Candidate Thesis Title Abstract Completed Supervisor
Cheng Qian Multidimensional Bidding and Negotiation in Supplier Selection Available 2015 Prof Eddie Anderson
Fujie Xia Topics in dependence modelling Available 2014 Assoc Prof Artem Prokhorov; Dr Quan Gan
Lusheng Shao Competitive Bidding in Supply Chains Available 2014 Prof Eddie Anderson ; Dr Erick Li
Nuttanan Wichitaksorn Bayesian Analysis of Financial Time Series Models and Limited Dependent Variable Models using Symmetric and Asymmetric Distributions 2013 Dr Boris Choy; Assoc Prof Richard Gerlach
Brent Hudson Modelling the Covariance Dynamics of Multivariate Financial Time Series Available 2011 Assoc Prof Richard Gerlach

Business Information Systems

Candidate Thesis Title Abstract Completed Supervisor
Maxim Soyref The holistic management of information security processes Available 2014 Assoc Prof Philip Seltsikas; Prof Tyrone Carlin
Jeffrey Lim Decision Making under Uncertainty: An Investigation into the Effects of Decision Context, Information Characteristics and Decision Aid on Performance 2012 Prof Marcus O'Connor
Paul Scifleet Making Sense of Digital Documentary Practice: A common denominator for discourse 2010 Prof Susan P. Williams
Samantha Lee Advice giving: A theory of advice formulation Available 2009 Prof Marcus O'Connor
Janine Holgate Governance Arrangements for Enterprise Information Protection: An Australian Critical Infrastructure Perspective Available 2008 Assoc Prof Sue Williams; Dr Catherine Hardy


Candidate Thesis Title Abstract Completed Supervisor
Daniel Maroney Price Discovery and the Influence of the ASX Continuous Disclosure Regulation Available 2015 Assoc Prof Suk-Joong; Dr Elvis Jarnecic
Wang Wei Essays on Information Asymmetry and Price Impact in Market Microstructure Available 2014 Dr Quan Gan
Peter Edney Liquidity Risk and Bank Regulation: Basel III and Beyond Available 2014 Assoc Prof Maurice Peat; Dr Hamish Malloch
Rizwan Rahman Market Integrity Issues in Financial Markets Available 2014 Prof Andrew Lepone; Dr Angelo Aspris
Jue Wang The Pricing of Sovereign Credit Risk: Theory and Applications Available 2014 Dr Jiri Svec; Assoc Prof Maurice Peat

Institute of Transport and Logistics Studies

Candidate Thesis Title Abstract Completed Supervisor
Richard Ellison Understanding Dynamic Responses to Mitigation Policies for Intra-Urban Road Freight Emissions Available 2014 Prof Stephen Greaves; Prof David Hensher; Dr Sean Puckett
Joe Fai Poon Analysing the effects of travel information on public transport traveller's decision making and learning Available 2014 Prof Peter Stopher
Montathip Chanpum The Influence of Supply Chain Relationships on Empty Container Management Available 2013 Prof David Walters; Dr Jyotirmoyee Bhattacharjya
Mohammad Khakbaz A Semi-Centralised Dynamic Stochastic Model for Operational Maritime Empty Container Repositioning Under Uncertainty Available 2013 Prof David Walters
Adrian Ellison Evaluating Changes in Driver Behaviour for Road Safety Outcomes: A Risk Profiling Approach Available 2013 Prof Stephen Greaves; Prof Michiel Bliemer; Dr Rhonda Daniels

International Business

Candidate Thesis Title Abstract Completed Supervisor
Michael Imstepf Exploring the black box of early-stage entrepreneurial planning: Hermeneutical insights from case research Available 2012 Prof Richard Dunford
Yinghui Liu Factors Influencing the Location and Control of Foreign MNEs in China: The Case of Liaoning Province Available 2009 Prof Sid Gray; Prof Ben Tipton


Candidate Thesis Title Abstract Completed Supervisor
Kate Charlton Beyond Recall: Exploring How Players Build Brand Knowledge Through Virtual In-Game Product Experiences Available 2014 Dr Teresa Davis; Prof Donnel Briley
Fabian Held Modelling the Evolution of Business Relationships and Networks as Complex Adaptive Systems Available 2013 Prof Ian Wilkinson
Zuraidah Sulaiman Perceived recourse and redress risk (PRRR): conceptualisation and preliminary scale development Available 2013 Prof Charles Areni
Zullina Hussain Shari Mass Media Portrayals Of Chief Executive Officers (CEOs): The Influence On The Perceived Likelihood Of Organisational Success Available 2013 Prof David Grant; Dr Rohan Miller
Fiona Quinn The Foreign Direct Investment Location Decision: A Contingency Model of the Foreign Direct Investment Location Decision-Making Process Available 2012 Prof Ellen Garbarino; Prof Chris Styles

Work and Organisational Studies

Candidate Thesis Title Abstract Completed Supervisor
Jia Lin Zhao “Feel-good” Factors at Work: A Study of the Roles of Positive Affectivity and Individualism as Moderators of the Relationship between Emotional Intelligence and Work Well-being Available 2014 Prof John Shields; Betina Szkudlarek
Elinor Meredith Becoming a Profession? - Executive Coaching in Australia Available 2014 Assoc Prof Richard Hall; Assoc Prof Jim Kitay
Sharna Wiblen Talking about talent: conceptualising talent management through discourse Available 2014 Assoc Prof Richard Hall; Prof David Grant
Marie-Theresa Edbauer The practice of international transfer management: Pluralism and politics in multinational firms Available 2014 Prof Christopher Wright
Barbara Foweraker ‘Selling Age’: Older Workers in the Pharmaceutical Industry Available 2014 Assoc Prof Leanne Cutcher; Prof Marian Baird