BCom (Liberal Studies) (Hons) USyd
Research Assistant; Sessional Lecturer
H10 - Storie Dixson Wing
The University of Sydney
NSW 2006 Australia
Jarrod Ormiston is a researcher and sessional lecturer at the University of Sydney Business School. Jarrod is course coordinator of Social Entrepreneurship in the Master of Commerce and co-lectures on social entrepreneurship in the Master of Sustainability in the Faculty of Science. Jarrod's action research involves coordinating the Entrepreneurship Development Network Asia (EDNA) and working with Social Enterprise Finance Australia to develop an impact measurement framework.
Jarrod is currently completing a PhD exploring the role of impact assessment in social entrepreneurship and social investment.
Jarrod has worked on multiple research projects within the Business School since 2006 including AusAid, Australian Research Council and Australian Learning and Teaching Council grants. Jarrod has worked as a consultant to the Australian Government and OECD on entrepreneurship and education.
His research interests include social entrepreneurship, social innovation and social investment, indigenous entrepreneurship and innovative pedagogies in business education.
Jarrod is also the founder/managing director of the NGO 'Sports for Development' in Colombia.
Ormiston J and Seymour RG 2014 'The Emergence of Social Investment as a Moral System of Exchange: The Australian Experience' in Social Entrepreneurship and Enterprise: Concepts in Context, ed. H Douglas and S Grant, Tilde University Press, Prahran, Australia, pp. 301-23
Donald S, Ormiston J and Charlton K 2014 'The potential for superannuation funds to make investments with a social impact', Company and Securities Law Journal, vol.32:8, pp. 540-551
Ormiston J and Seymour RG 2014 'Measuring and reporting social returns in social investment: The art of rhetoric', 4th Finance, Risk and Accounting Management Perspectives FRAP Conference, Oxford, United Kingdom, 24th September 2014
Ormiston J, Charlton K, Donald S and Seymour RG 2014 'Dispelling the myths and overcoming the challenges of impact investment: Insights from institutional investors and charitable foundations', 6th International Social Innovation Research ISIRC Conference, Northampton, United Kingdom, 3rd September 2014
Ormiston J and Seymour RG 2013 'Measuring Performance in Social Entrepreneurship: Are Mission, Strategy and Measurement Aligned?' in Social Entrepreneurship: How Business Can Transform Society- Volume 3, ed. T. Lyons , Praeger/ABC-CLIO, Santa Barbara, United States, pp. 63-79
Seymour R, Bar-Ziv M, Ormiston J and Quin J 2013 'Using the StrategicFrame to understand, measure and report the impact of remote and Indigenous enterprise', Australasian Evaluation Society 2013 International Conference - Evaluation shaping a better future, Brisbane, Australia, 6th September 2013
Ormiston J 2013 'Assessing impact and perfor- mance in Social Investment: An approach to facilitating cross-sector collaboration', 2013 Research Colloquium on Social Entrepreneurship, Oxford, United Kingdom, 25th July 2013
Ormiston J and Seymour R 2013 'The emergence of social investment as a ‘moral system of exchange’: The Australian experience', 4th EMES International Research Conference on Social Enterprise, Liege, Belgium, 4th July 2013
Ormiston J and Seymour R 2013 'Managing multi-sector collaboration in social investment: The affect of diverse approaches to impact assessment', 4th EMES International Research Conference on Social Enterprise, Liege, Belgium, 4th July 2013
Seymour RG, Ormiston J and Dickson A 2013 'Exploring the Relationships between Social Impact Assessment, Strategy, Practitioners, and Praxis', 25th Annual Conference of the Society for the Advancement of Socio-Economics SASE 2013 – “States In Crisis”, Milan, Italy, 29th June 2013
Seymour RG, Dickson A and Ormiston J 2013 'Workshop: How to measure a social enterprise's impact', Measuring Social Outcomes Conference, Sydney, Australia, 14th February 2013
Seymour RG and Ormiston J 2013 'Understanding uncertainty, risk & loss in the context of social entrepreneurship: Exploring how hermeneutic phenomenology could advance social entrepreneurship research, International Centre for Research in Organizational Discourse, Strategy & Change ICRODSC Workshop on Risk, Melbourne, Australia, 6 December 2013
Kumar K and Ormiston J 2012 'Bounding Research Settings' in Handbook of Research Methods on Social Entrepreneurship, ed. Richard G. Seymour, Edward Elgar, Cheltenham, United Kingdom, pp. 106-23
Ormiston J, Quin J, Stewart D and van der Heyden C 2012 'Collaborating to Support Social Enterprise in Central Australia', Indigenous Business, Enterprise and Corporations Conference, Perth, Australia, 4th December 2012
Ormiston J and Quin J 2012 'Using the StrategicFrame to Understand, Measure and Report the Impact of Indigenous Enterprise', Indigenous Business, Enterprise and Corporations Conference, Perth, Australia, 4th December 2012
Seymour RG, Ormiston J, Gallop G and Howie L 2012 'Building Capacity – University Entrepreneurship Education for Small to Medium Enterprises', 9th SMEs in a Global Economy Conference "Rising to the Global Challenge: Entrepreneurship and SMEs development in Asia, Vientiane, Lao People's Democratic Republic, 11th November 2012
Seymour RG, Ormiston J and Donnelley M 2012 'Entrepreneurial Women in Myanmar', 9th SMEs in a Global Economy Conference "Rising to the Global Challenge: Entrepreneurship and SMEs development in Asia, Vientiane, Lao People's Democratic Republic, 11th November 2012
Ormiston J and Seymour RG 2012 'Doctoral Proposal – The Role of Measurement in Mediating Expectations and Relationships Between Stakeholders in Social Investment Eco-systems', Research Colloquium on Social Entrepreneurship, Oxford, United Kingdom, 19th July 2012
Ormiston J and Seymour RG 2011 'Understanding Value Creation in Social Entrepreneurship: The Importance of Aligning Mission, Strategy and Impact Measurement', Journal of Social Entrepreneurship, vol.2:2, pp. 125-50
Webster C, Seymour RG and Ormiston J 2011 'The Influence of inter-organisational networks on internationalisation and sustained innovation in the Australian documentary film industry', 27th European Group for Organizational Studies EGOS Colloquium 2011 - "Reassembling Organizations", Gothenburg, Sweden, 9th July 2011
Rumyantseva M, Seymour RG and Ormiston J 2011 'Reorganising Energy Markets: Green Technologies & Commercialisation in Australia', 27th European Group for Organizational Studies EGOS Colloquium 2011 - "Reassembling Organizations", Gothenburg, Sweden, 9th July 2011
Seymour RG, Ormiston J and Rumyantseva M 2011 'Chapter 2: Australia', 38th Session of the WPSMEE 18-19 April 2011, Paris, France - Working Party on SMEs and Entrepreneurship (WPSMEE): SME Innovation and Intellectual Asset Management in Creative and Selected Manufacturing and Services Industries - Final Report
Treleaven L, Masters A, Seltsikas P, Oakeshott J, Ormiston J, Smith N and Fletcher S 2010 'Workshop presentation - Educating for sustainability in business: Challenges in designing assessment in work-integrated learning', Australian Technology Network ATN 2010 Conference "Assessment: Sustainability, Diversity and Innovation", University of Technology, Sydney, Australia, 19th November 2010
Seymour RG and Ormiston J 2010 'The role of higher education institutions in advancing entrepreneurship in the third sector', 10th Biennial Australia New Zealand Third Sector Research Conference 2010, Sydney, Australia, 16th November 2010
Ormiston J and Seymour RG 2010 'Understanding social impact and value creation: Exploring the explanations and consequences of a mission measurement paradox', 7th Annual Satter Conference on Social Entrepreneurship 2010, New York, United States, 5th November 2010
Treleaven L, Keevers L, Ormiston J, Quayle M and Forssman V 2010 'Educating for sustainability in business: Generating organisational collaborative learning', 10th International Conference on Knowledge, Culture and Change in Organisations 2010, Montreal, Canada, 28th July 2010
Ormiston J and Seymour RG 2010 'Innovating in Latin America: Understanding the value created by social entrepreneurs', 3rd Latin American and European Meeting on Organizational Studies LAEMOS 2010, Buenos Aires, Argentina, 10th April 2010
Recent Units Taught
2014: Semester 2,
IBUS6012 Business Growth and Innovation
2014: Semester 2,