Business School

Research seminars

 
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These seminars are provided for staff and students of the Business School. Abstracts of the upcoming and previous seminars are also provided in most instances as they become available.


Economics

Abstracts of the upcoming and previous seminars are also provided.

                       
Date / Time Speaker Topic Venue
Friday 4th March, 12:00pm - 1.15pm Assoc Prof Antoinette Baujard
University Jean Monnet, France
Sen is Not a Capability Theorist BUSN:101 Don Voelte and Nancy Keegan Case Study Room
Wednesday 9th March, 12:00pm - 1.15pm Dr Kerry Papps
University of Bath
Spillovers and Team Incentives  BUSN:101 Don Voelte and Nancy Keegan Case Study Room
Friday 11th March, 12:00pm - 1.15pm Dr Harry Wu, Hitotsubashi University China’s Institutional Impediments to Sustainable Growth – A Productivity Approach BUSN:101 Don Voelte and Nancy Keegan Case Study Room
Friday 18 March, 12.00pm – 1.15pm Dr Isaac Mbiti, University of Virginia Inputs, Incentives, and Complementarities in Primary Education: Experimental Evidence from Tanzania
BUSN:101 Don Voelte and Nancy Keegan Case Study Room
Friday 1st April, 12.00pm - 1.15pm Prof Markus Brueckner
ANU
Rent Extraction by Capitalists BUSN:101 Don Voelte and Nancy Keegan Case Study Room
Wednesday 13th April, 12:00pm - 1:15pm Assoc Prof Rachel Murphy
University of Oxford
Children Living in Multi-Local Families in Rural China: Preliminary Reflections on Gender Differences BUSN:101 Don Voelte and Nancy Keegan Case Study Room
Friday 6th May, 12:00pm - 1.15pm Dr Kenan Kalayci
University of Queensland
Chasing Market Share in Platform Markets
BUSN:101 Don Voelte and Nancy Keegan Case Study Room
Friday 13th May, 11.00am - 11.45am
Professor Jeffrey Bennett
ANU
Protecting the Environment: Privately SARE Agriculture Lecture Theatre, Nth wing Agricultural Building 
Friday 13th May, 12.00pm - 1.15pm
Dr Taya Dumrongrittikul
University of Queensland
The Effects of Productivity Gains in Asian Emerging Economies: A Global Perspective
BUSN:101 Don Voelte and Nancy Keegan Case Study Room
Friday 20th May, 12.00pm - 1.15pm Prof Wayne Grove
LeMoyne College
The Economics of Winner-Take-All Markets: Evidence from Youth and Professional Tennis
BUSN: 142 Sir Rod Eddington Case Study Room
Friday 27th May, 12:00pm - 1:15pm Dr Yuji Tamura
La Trobe University
Game-Theoretic Analysis of Asylum Provision
BUSN:101 Don Voelte and Nancy Keegan Case Study Room
Friday 3rd June, 12.00pm - 1.15pm Assoc/Prof Paul Raschky
Monash University
The Role of the Media in Asymmetric Warfare
BUSN: 142 Sir Rod Eddington Case Study Room
Friday 29th July, 12.00pm - 1.15pm Prof Hanming Fang
University of Pennsylvania
Mothers' Employment, Parental Absence and Children's Educational Gender Gap
Don Voelte & Nancy Keegan Case Study Room
Friday 12th August, 12.00pm - 1.15pm Prof Garry Barrett
University of Sydney
Pension Incentives and the Retirement Decisions of Couples
BUSN: 142 Sir Rod Eddington Case Study Room
Friday 19th August, 12.00pm - 1.15pm Prof Deborah Cobb-Clark
University of Sydney
Parenting Style as an Investment in Human Development
BUSN: 142 Sir Rod Eddington Case Study Room
Friday 26th August, 12.00pm - 1.15pm Edward G. Keating
Senior economist at the RAND
Air Attack Against Wildfires: Understanding the U.S. Forest Service Requirements for Large Aircraft
ZOOL: [ G10] Jennifer M Arnold Lecture Hall
Wednesday 7th September , 12.00pm - 1.15pm Prof Bettina Klaus
University of Lausanne
To be confirmed
BUSN: 142 Sir Rod Eddington Case Study Room
Friday 9th September, 12.00pm - 1.15pm Prof David Stern
ANU
To be confirmed
BUSN: 142 Sir Rod Eddington Case Study Room
Friday 23rd September , 12.00pm - 1.15pm Prof David Stadelmann
University of Bayreuth
To be confirmed
BUSN: 142 Sir Rod Eddington Case Study Room
Friday 7th October, 12.00pm - 1.15pm Assoc/Prof Pauline Grosjea
UNSW
To be confirmed
BUSN: 142 Sir Rod Eddington Case Study Room
Friday 14th October, 12.00pm - 1.15pm Prof Axel Dreher
Heidelberg University
To be confirmed
BUSN: 142 Sir Rod Eddington Case Study Room
Friday 21st October, 12.00pm - 1.15pm Assoc/Prof Andreas Leibbrandt
Monash University
To be confirmed
BUSN: 142 Sir Rod Eddington Case Study Room
Friday 28th October, 12.00pm - 1.15pm Prof Richard Holden
UNSW
To be confirmed
BUSN: 142 Sir Rod Eddington Case Study Room


Accounting and Finance

Abstracts of the upcoming and previous seminars are also provided.

Date / Time Speaker Organisation Topic Venue
04-March-2016 Jason Mitchell SMU, World Bank Group & UWA Visiting Professor Disclosure Incentives for On-market Share Buybacks: Evidence from a 'Discretionary' Environment Ernst & Young LT
11-March-2016 Dave Michayluk UTS Disentangling the different sources of value around divestitures Ernst & Young LT
18-March-2016 Terry Hendershott University of California, Berkeley TBA Ernst & Young LT
01-April-2016 Naomi Soderstrom University of Melbourne TBA Ernst & Young LT
08-April-2016 Shuqing Luo NUS Culture of Weak Compliance and Financial Reporting Risk Ernst & Young LT
15-April-2016 Jap Efendi The University of Sydney TBA TBC
22-April-2016 Dirk Black Tuck School of Business, Dartmouth College TBA Ernst & Young LT
29-April-2016 Brendan O'Connel RMIT University How culturally intelligent are accounting academics and what may explain their levels? Ernst & Young LT
06-May-2016 Lydia Kilcullen UWA Outcomes measurement in Australia and the role of the Australian Accounting Standards Board   Ernst & Young LT
13-May-2016 Ray da Silva Rosa UWA TBA Ernst & Young LT
20-May-2016 Dirk Baur UWA Think Again: Volatility Asymmetry and Persistence Ernst & Young LT
27-May-2016 Adam James UWA TBA Ernst & Young LT
03-June-2016 George Shan UWA TBA Ernst & Young LT

Marketing

Abstracts of the upcoming and previous seminars are also provided.

Date / Time Speaker Topic Venue
10 Feb 2016
Professor Kara Chan, Hong Kong Baptist University
Interpretation of gender images in advertising among young consumers
BUSN:101
17 Feb 2016
Professor Clifford Shultz, Loyala University Chicago
From Machiavelli to Matilda Bay – A Scholar’s Odyssey from Wall Street to Societal Well-being
BUSN:EYLT
3 March 2016
Julie Lee & Paul Chan, UWA Business School
Values and Behaviour Data Collection
BUSN:101
16 March 2016
Prof Martin Wetzels, Freie Universität Berlin
IT IS ONLY WORDS, …OR IS IT? Using Linguistics for Analyzing User Generated Content
BUSN:242
13 April 2016
Professor Dwayne Gremler, Bowling Green State University, Ohio
Employee Emotional Competence: Measure Development and Construct Application
BUSN:242
7 June 2016
Rajeev Batra, University of Michigan
Positioning Multi-Country Brands: The Impact of Variation in Cultural Values and Competitive Set
BUSN:242
22 June 2016
Momoko Fujita, UWA PhD Student
A Netnography of a University’s Social Media Brand Community: Exploring Collaborative Co-Creation Tactics
BUSN:242
23 June 2016
Associate Prof. Ross Gordon, Macquarie University
Using narrative videos for health and wellbeing: A case study on energy efficiency
BUSN:242
13 July 2016
Sanjit Roy and Saalem Sadeque, UWA Business School
Smart Customer Experience with Smart Retail Technologies and its Consequences
BUSN:242
10 August 2016
Jo Sneddon, UWA Business School
Values and Zoo Visitors
BUSN:242
17 August 2016
Dr Marta Andrecka, University of Copenhagen
Opportunities and risks of sustainable public procurement - European perspective
BUSN:242
24 August 2016
Sharon Purchase and Doina Olaru, UWA Business School
Measuring complexity in business networks
BUSN:242
31 August 2016
Sushmita Guha, UWA PhD StudentSocial CRM adoption in Australian SMEs: Challenges, opportunities, and critical success factors BUSN:242
19 October 2016
Stanley Yu, UWA  PhD StudentThe Influence of Culture on Consumers’ Responses to Negative Information: A Study on Information Search and Negative Word-of-Mouth BUSN:242
26 October 2016
Dr Jianxin Li, School of Computer Science & Software Engineering, UWAOverview of Influence Maximization in Social Media Data Analytics BUSN:242

Management and Organisations

Abstracts of the upcoming and previous seminars are also provided.

               
Date / TimeSpeakerTopicVenue
12 Feb 2016 – 12:00-1:00 pmJustin Weinhardt, University of CalgaryAbusive Supervision Differentiation: An Attachment Theory
BUSN G42
26 Feb 2016 – 12:00-1:00 pmSandra Kiffin-Petersen, UWA Business SchoolMoral Emotion of Shame: How is it Shaped and Influenced by Unethical Behaviour and Emotionology in Organisations?BUSN 242
11 March 2016 – 12:00-1:00 pm
Sabine Sonnentag, University of Mannheim, Germany
Healthy eating and physical exercise: A new topic for organisational research?
BUSN G42
4 March 2016 – 12:00-1:00 pm
Roger Mayer, North Carolina State University
The new world of trust referents & contexts: Who do you trust, and why?
BUSN 142
8 April 2016 – 12:00-1:00 pm
Wing Lam, Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Does proactive personality matter in leadership transitions? How and why?
BUSN G42
29 April 2016 – 12:00-1:00 pm
Charles Baden-Fuller, City University London
Business Models and Value
BUSN G42
6 May 2016 – 12:00-1:00 pm
Richard Ryan, University of Rochester and Australian Catholic University
Working and Thriving: Research and Practice from the Perspective of Self-Determination Theory
BUSN G42
20 May 2016 – 12:00-1:00 pm
Steven Lui, University of NSW
The interplay among goal clarity, inter-team trust, and knowledge transfer on team innovation
BUSN G42
12 August 2016 – 12:00-1:00 pm
Dr Roy BL Sijbom, University of Amsterdam
Leaders’ reactions to creative ideas voiced by employees: The role of leaders’ achievement goals.
BUSN 242
17 August 2016 – 12:00-1:00 pm
Professor Andrew Stewart – University of Adelaide
Uber and Out? Regulating Work in the Gig Economy
BUSN G42
17 August, 2016 – 6:00pm-8:00 pm
Professor Andrew Stewart – University of Adelaide
Public Lecture – Contemporary Issues in Employment Relations Annual Lecture 2016 – Where to From Here? Labour Regulation after the 2016 Election
Business School Westfarmers Lecture Theatre, Hackett Drive Entrance 4
19 August, 2016 – 12:00-1:00 pm
Dr Stacey Parker, University of Queensland
Energy management at work: Tips for making it through the daily grind.
BUSN 242
24 August, 2016 – 12:00-1:00 pm
Dr Jessie Koen – University of Amsterdam
Making it work: building a successful career in today’s labor market
BUSN G42
26 August, 2016 – 12:00-1:00 pm
Dan V. Caprar - UNSW Business School
 Rethinking Cultural Adaptation in ManagementBUSN G42