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Recently Completed PhD Theses


Candidate Thesis Title Abstract Completed Supervisor
Rosyln Anne Roberts Goodwill Impairment: A study of Australian Companies 2007 - 2013 Available 2015 Dr M. Shumi Akhtar; Prof Suresh Cuganesan
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
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)
Cameron Esslemont A disjointed incremental discourse to visualise assurance of learning Available 2014 Professor Graeme Dean;
Associate Professor Sandy van der Laan

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 2012 Assoc Prof Richard Gerlach

Business Information Systems

Candidate Thesis Title Abstract Completed Supervisor
Maxim Soyref The holistic management of information security processes Available 2015 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
Rohit Dhawan Neural networks in time series forecasting Available 2008 Prof Marcus O'Connor


Candidate Thesis Title Abstract Completed Supervisor
Maria Jahromi Essays on Islamic Assets Available 2015 Dr M. Shumi Akhtar; Assoc Prof Barry Oliver
Daniel Maroney Price Discovery and the Influence of the ASX Continuous Disclosure Regulation Available 2015 Assoc Prof Suk-Joong; Dr Elvis Jarnecic
Alexander Sacco Order Submission Strategy and Market Structure Available 2014 Dr Angelo Aspris; Prof Andrew Lepone
Jue Wang The Pricing of Sovereign Credit Risk: Theory and Applications Available 2014 Dr Jiri Svec; Assoc Prof Maurice Peat
Yubo Liu Essays on Institutional Trading and Order Flow Competition in Equity Markets Available 2014 Assoc Prof Suk-Joong Kim; Dr Elvis Jarnecic

Institute of Transport and Logistics Studies

Candidate Thesis Title Abstract Completed Supervisor
Joe Fai Poon Analysing the effects of travel information on public transport traveller's decision making and learning Available 2014 Prof Peter Stopher
Adrian Ellison Evaluating Changes in Driver Behaviour for Road Safety Outcomes: A Risk Profiling Approach Available 2014 Prof Stephen Greaves; Prof Michiel Bliemer; Dr Rhonda Daniels
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
Montathip Chanpum The Influence of Supply Chain Relationships on Empty Container Management Available 2014 Prof David Walters; Dr Jyotirmoyee Bhattacharjya
Wai Yan Leong Embedding Decision Heuristics in Discrete Choice Models: Assessing the MERITS of Majority of Confirming Dimensions, Extremeness Aversion, and Reference Revision Available 2014 Prof David Hensher

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
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
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
Marjan Jalali Attenuating Consumer Reactance to Threatening Messages: The Moderating Role of Construal Level Available 2011 Prof Donnel Briley
En Li Attitudes Embodied in Eye Movements: The Reading Direction Effect 2011 Prof Donnel Briley

Work and Organisational Studies

Candidate Thesis Title Abstract Completed Supervisor
Caroline Burns Corporate Real Estate as a Performance-enhancing Organisational Resource in a Knowledge Work Context: A Study of Top Australian Law Firms Available 2014 Prof John Shields
Marie-Theresa Edbauer The practice of international transfer management: Pluralism and politics in multinational firms Available 2014 Prof Christopher Wright
Elisabeth Kirby Will We Ever Learn From History? The Impact of Economic Orthodoxy on Unemployment during the Great Depression in Australia Available 2013 Prof Greg Patmore
Stephen Clibborn Managing from Afar: International Transfer of Employment Relations Policies and Practices in US Multinational Corporations Available 2013 Prof Russell Lansbury
Peggy Trompf Another brick in the wall:responses of the State to workplace fatalities in the New South Wales construction industry Available 2013 Dr Mark Westcott