Dr Jarrod Ormiston

BCom (Liberal Studies) (Hons), PhD Sydney

F11 - Chemistry Building
The University of Sydney

Telephone +61 2 8627 5167

Biographical details

Dr Jarrod Ormiston is a Lecturer at the University of Sydney Business School. His teaching activities focus on social entrepreneurship, sustainability and the future of business. He is also coordinating cross-faculty units of study in remote Australia and Southeast Asia.

Jarrod's action research involves various activities with the Entrepreneurship Development Network Asia (EDNA), and working with social and Indigenous enterprises to enhance their impact. Jarrod has recently completed his PhD exploring the role of impact assessment in social entrepreneurship and social impact investment. His research interests include social entrepreneurship, social impact investment, sustainability, Indigenous entrepreneurship and innovative pedagogies in business education.

Jarrod has worked on multiple research projects within the Business School since 2006 including DFAT, AusAid, Australian Research Council and Australian Learning and Teaching Council grants. Jarrod has also worked as a consultant to the Australian Government and OECD on entrepreneurship and education.

Prior to his work at the University of Sydney, Jarrod worked in Growth Solutions at Deloitte and in various management roles in the Australian and Latin American nonprofit and education sectors.

Selected publications & creative works

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Book Chapters

  • Donnelley, M., Ormiston, J. (2014). Business of Furniture - Myanmar. In Richard G Seymour (Eds.), Entrepreneurial Women in Asia: Case Studies & Perspectives, (pp. 127-132). Myanmar: Myanmar Heritage Publications.
  • Ormiston, J., Seymour, R. (2014). From Zero to Zero? - Myanmar. In Richard G Seymour (Eds.), Entrepreneurial Women in Asia: Case Studies & Perspectives, (pp. 45-59). Myanmar: Myanmar Heritage Publications.
  • Li, W., Ormiston, J. (2014). Impact Investing. In Richard G Seymour (Eds.), Entrepreneurial Women in Asia: Case Studies & Perspectives, (pp. 223-230). Myanmar: Myanmar Heritage Publications.
  • Br Siregar, W., Fitriah, A., Ormiston, J. (2014). Innovating with Milkfish - Indonesia. In Richard G Seymour (Eds.), Entrepreneurial Women in Asia: Case Studies & Perspectives, (pp. 76-83). Myanmar: Myanmar Heritage Publications.
  • Asmiyah, S., Gati, V., Hakim, K., Ormiston, J. (2014). The Embroidered Entrepreneur - Indonesia. In Richard G Seymour (Eds.), Entrepreneurial Women in Asia: Case Studies & Perspectives, (pp. 118-126). Myanmar: Myanmar Heritage Publications.
  • Ormiston, J., Seymour, R. (2014). The Emergence of Social Investment as a Moral System of Exchange: The Australian Experience. In Heather Douglas and Suzanne Grant (Eds.), Social Entrepreneurship and Enterprise: Concepts in Context, (pp. 301-323). Prahran: Tilde University Press.
  • Ormiston, J., Seymour, R. (2013). Measuring Performance in Social Entrepreneurship: Are Mission, Strategy and Measurement Aligned? In Thomas S. Lyons (Eds.), Social Entrepreneurship: How Business Can Transform Society, (pp. 63-79). Santa Barbara, United States: Praeger Publishers.
  • Kumar, K., Ormiston, J. (2012). Bounding Research Settings. In Richard G. Seymour (Eds.), Handbook of Research Methods on Social Entrepreneurship, (pp. 106-123). Cheltenham, United Kingdom: Edward Elgar Publishing. [More Information]

Journals

  • Ormiston, J., Charlton, K., Donald, M., Seymour, R. (2015). Overcoming the Challenges of Impact Investing: Insights from Leading Investors. Journal of Social Entrepreneurship, 6(3), 352-378. [More Information]
  • Donald, S., Ormiston, J., Charlton, K. (2014). The potential for superannuation funds to make investments with a social impact. Company and Securities Law Journal, 32(8), 540-551.
  • Treleaven, L., Sykes, C., Ormiston, J. (2012). A dissemination methodology for learning and teaching developments through engaging and embedding. Studies in Higher Education, 37(6), 747-767. [More Information]
  • Ormiston, J., Seymour, R. (2011). Understanding Value Creation in Social Entrepreneurship: The Importance of Aligning Mission, Strategy and Impact Measurement. Journal of Social Entrepreneurship, 2(2), 125-150. [More Information]

Research Reports

  • Charlton, K., Donald, S., Ormiston, J., Seymour, R. (2014). Impact Investments: Perspectives for Australian Charitable Trusts and Foundations, March 2014, (pp. 1 - 29). Sydney, Australia: Business School, University of Sydney.
  • Charlton, K., Donald, S., Ormiston, J., Seymour, R. (2013). Impact Investments: Perspective for Australian Superannuation Funds, October 2013, (pp. 2 - 24). Sydney, Australia: The University of Sydney Business School.
  • Seymour, R., Ormiston, J., Rumyantseva, M. (2011). OECD Studies on SMEs and Entrepreneurship: Intellectual Assets and Innovation: The SME Dimension | Chapter 2. Australia: Intellectual Property Solutions for Innovative SMEs, (pp. 37 - 61). Paris, France: OECD.

2015

  • Ormiston, J., Charlton, K., Donald, M., Seymour, R. (2015). Overcoming the Challenges of Impact Investing: Insights from Leading Investors. Journal of Social Entrepreneurship, 6(3), 352-378. [More Information]

2014

  • Donnelley, M., Ormiston, J. (2014). Business of Furniture - Myanmar. In Richard G Seymour (Eds.), Entrepreneurial Women in Asia: Case Studies & Perspectives, (pp. 127-132). Myanmar: Myanmar Heritage Publications.
  • Ormiston, J., Seymour, R. (2014). From Zero to Zero? - Myanmar. In Richard G Seymour (Eds.), Entrepreneurial Women in Asia: Case Studies & Perspectives, (pp. 45-59). Myanmar: Myanmar Heritage Publications.
  • Li, W., Ormiston, J. (2014). Impact Investing. In Richard G Seymour (Eds.), Entrepreneurial Women in Asia: Case Studies & Perspectives, (pp. 223-230). Myanmar: Myanmar Heritage Publications.
  • Charlton, K., Donald, S., Ormiston, J., Seymour, R. (2014). Impact Investments: Perspectives for Australian Charitable Trusts and Foundations, March 2014, (pp. 1 - 29). Sydney, Australia: Business School, University of Sydney.
  • Br Siregar, W., Fitriah, A., Ormiston, J. (2014). Innovating with Milkfish - Indonesia. In Richard G Seymour (Eds.), Entrepreneurial Women in Asia: Case Studies & Perspectives, (pp. 76-83). Myanmar: Myanmar Heritage Publications.
  • Asmiyah, S., Gati, V., Hakim, K., Ormiston, J. (2014). The Embroidered Entrepreneur - Indonesia. In Richard G Seymour (Eds.), Entrepreneurial Women in Asia: Case Studies & Perspectives, (pp. 118-126). Myanmar: Myanmar Heritage Publications.
  • Ormiston, J., Seymour, R. (2014). The Emergence of Social Investment as a Moral System of Exchange: The Australian Experience. In Heather Douglas and Suzanne Grant (Eds.), Social Entrepreneurship and Enterprise: Concepts in Context, (pp. 301-323). Prahran: Tilde University Press.
  • Donald, S., Ormiston, J., Charlton, K. (2014). The potential for superannuation funds to make investments with a social impact. Company and Securities Law Journal, 32(8), 540-551.

2013

  • Charlton, K., Donald, S., Ormiston, J., Seymour, R. (2013). Impact Investments: Perspective for Australian Superannuation Funds, October 2013, (pp. 2 - 24). Sydney, Australia: The University of Sydney Business School.
  • Ormiston, J., Seymour, R. (2013). Measuring Performance in Social Entrepreneurship: Are Mission, Strategy and Measurement Aligned? In Thomas S. Lyons (Eds.), Social Entrepreneurship: How Business Can Transform Society, (pp. 63-79). Santa Barbara, United States: Praeger Publishers.

2012

  • Treleaven, L., Sykes, C., Ormiston, J. (2012). A dissemination methodology for learning and teaching developments through engaging and embedding. Studies in Higher Education, 37(6), 747-767. [More Information]
  • Kumar, K., Ormiston, J. (2012). Bounding Research Settings. In Richard G. Seymour (Eds.), Handbook of Research Methods on Social Entrepreneurship, (pp. 106-123). Cheltenham, United Kingdom: Edward Elgar Publishing. [More Information]

2011

  • Seymour, R., Ormiston, J., Rumyantseva, M. (2011). OECD Studies on SMEs and Entrepreneurship: Intellectual Assets and Innovation: The SME Dimension | Chapter 2. Australia: Intellectual Property Solutions for Innovative SMEs, (pp. 37 - 61). Paris, France: OECD.
  • Ormiston, J., Seymour, R. (2011). Understanding Value Creation in Social Entrepreneurship: The Importance of Aligning Mission, Strategy and Impact Measurement. Journal of Social Entrepreneurship, 2(2), 125-150. [More Information]

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