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Recently Completed PhD Theses

Accounting

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; Dr Cornelia Beck
Rosyln Anne Roberts Goodwill Impairment: A study of Australian Companies 2007 - 2013 Available 2015 Dr M. Shumi Akhtar; Prof Suresh Cuganesan
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
Chao Wang Bayesian parametric and semi-parametric financial tail-risk forecasting incorporating range and realized measures Available 2015 Prof Richard Gerlach; Dr Boris Choy
Christian Contino A Bayesian approach to risk management in a world of high-frequency data Available 2015 Prof Richard Gerlach
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

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
Rohit Dhawan Neural networks in time series forecasting Available 2008 Prof Marcus O'Connor

Finance

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
Sean Foley The impact of regulation on market quality Available 2014 Dr Angelo Aspris
Yubo Liu Essays on Institutional Trading and Order Flow Competition in Equity Markets Available 2014 Assoc Prof Suk-Joong Kim; Dr Elvis Jarnecic
Peter Edney Liquidity Risk and Bank Regulation: Basel III and Beyond Available 2014 Assoc Prof Maurice Peat; Dr Hamish Malloch
Maria Jahromi Essays on Islamic Assets Available 2014 Dr M. Shumi Akhtar; Assoc Prof Barry Oliver

Institute of Transport and Logistics Studies

Candidate Thesis Title Abstract Completed Supervisor
Asif Ahmed Human Energy Expenditures and Travel Time Budgets Available 2014 Prof Peter Stopher; Prof Peter Greaves
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
Li Shen Innovative Procedures for Travel Data Collection and Processing Available 2014 Prof Peter Stopher; Prof Peter Greaves
Zeyan Zhang Supply Chain Disruption Costs Study in International Containerised Maritime Transportation Available 2013 Prof David Hensher
Wai Yan Leong Embedding Decision Heuristics in Discrete Choice Models: Assessing the MERITS of Majority of Confirming Dimensions, Extremeness Aversion, and Reference Revision Available 2013 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
Susan Wong Development and utilization of international business network for knowledge transfer and value creation: A comparative study of internationalizing SMEs in Australia's and China's creative industries 2012 Prof Sid Gray
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

Marketing

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
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
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

Work and Organisational Studies

Candidate Thesis Title Abstract Completed Supervisor
Meraiah Foley Mothers in Company: the entrepreneurial motivations of self-employed mothers in Australia Available 2015 Prof Marian Baird; Assoc Prof Rae Cooper
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
Barbara Foweraker ‘Selling Age’: Older Workers in the Pharmaceutical Industry Available 2014 Assoc Prof Leanne Cutcher; Prof Marian Baird