BA UNSW; MCom (Honours) UNSW; PhD UOW
H69 - Economics and Business Building
The University of Sydney
NSW Australia 2006
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Deborah Bunker is an Associate Professor in the Business Information Systems discipline and the Director of Doctoral Studies for the University of Sydney Business School. She is immediate past President, Australasian Association of IS and current Vice Chair, International Federation of Information Processing Working Group 8.6 on Innovation, Diffusion, Transfer and Implementation of IS.
Deborah has had wide ranging information systems (IS) management experience within industry gained in many projects within the Insurance, Finance, Information Technology, Transport and Government sectors as a Systems Analyst, Project Manager, Product Manager, Human Resources Manager and Senior Consultant. Deborah has extensive teaching and academic curricula development and program management experience over a wide range of IS subject areas and has also successfully attracted and supervised a large number of research students.
Deborah is currently leading a major research project, in disaster management. This project aims to identify and enhance information systems factors that impact emergency services agency collaboration. Research outputs from this project are specifically focused upon assisting government, business and communities to collaborate for crisis management purposes by improving: information and process design; IS risk and inter-organisational management practices; and management of current and emerging information technologies.
- Business IS management approaches
- Business IS innovation, adoption and diffusion
- Inter-organisational IS
- Philosophical Foundations of IS (Phenomenology, Systems Thinking, System of Systems)