Dr Craig Parker

STAFF PROFILE

Position

Senior Lecturer

Faculty

Faculty of Business and Law

Department

BL Deakin Business School

Campus

Melbourne Burwood Campus

Qualifications

Bachelor of Science, Curtin University, 1994
Doctor of Philosophy, Monash University, 1998

Contact

craig.parker@deakin.edu.au
+61 3 924 46924

Research interests

  • Small business adoption of innovations
  • Environmental sustainability
  • Green information systems
  • Corporate social responsibility practices

Affiliations

Associate Editor, Australasian Journal of Information Systems

Teaching interests

  • Ethical, social responsibility, environmental responsibility (or "green") or corporate social responsibility aspects of IS
  • IS and small and medium enterprises

Units taught

MIS313 Strategic Supply Chain Management

MIS713 Supply Chain Management and Logistics

MIS741 Analysing the Impact of Digital Business

Conferences

Contributions to conferences

  • 2008 - Track Co-Chair, Small Business and IS, 19th Australasian Conference on Information Systems
  • 2007 - Track Co-Chair, IS and Small Business, 18th Australasian Conference on Information Systems

Professional activities

  • Director, Master of Information Systems (2015)
  • Co-Judge, Whitehorse Business Group's micro business awards (2012-2013)
  • Member, Major Course Review Panel, Doctor of Business Administration (2010)

Research groups

IPA-Deakin SME Research Partnership

Awards

Teaching

  • 2015 - Faculty award for effectiveness, excellence and exemplar practice in teaching and learning
  • 2009 - Exemplars of Teaching Excellence, Faculty of Business and Law Award
  • 2009 - School of Information Systems award in recognition of valuable contributions to teaching in MSC753 eBusiness and Supply Chain Management
  • 2008 - Admitted as Fellow, Teaching Leaders’ Forum (formerly College of Distinguished Deakin Educators)
  • 2008 - School of Information Systems Award in recognition of valuable contributions to teaching within MSC751 Online Solutions for Business
  • 2008 - School of Information Systems award in recognition of outstanding contribution to service in regards to coordinating the postgraduate unit review
  • 2007 - Vice Chancellor's Award for Teaching Excellence, Deakin University.
  • 2007 - School of Information Systems award in recognition of valuable contributions to teaching in the School of Information Systems
  • 2006 - Faculty of Business and Law Award for Rewarding and Promoting Excellent Teaching

Research

  • 2009 - School of Information Systems Award for being one of the top five researchers in the School.
  • 2006 - Runner Up Best Paper for Parker, C.M. and Castleman, T. (2006) A Preliminary Meta-Analysis of SME-eBusiness Journal Publications: Current Trends and Future Research Opportunities Moving Beyond Adoption Factor Studies, 18th CollECTeR Conference on Electronic Commerce, Adelaide, Australia, 9 December.
  • 2006 - Best Paper at Conference for Cybulski, J., Parker, C.M. and Segrave, S. (2006) Using Constructivist Experiential Simulations in RE Education, 11th Australian Workshop on Requirements Engineering, Adelaide, Australia, 9 December.
  • 2006 - Best Paper Award #1 for Lichtenstein, S., Parker, C.M. and Hunter, A. (2006) Toward an Integrative Role for Intranets: An Interpretive Case Study of Intranet-based Dynamic Knowledge Integration in Socio-technical Networks, 17th Australasian Conference on Information Systems, Adelaide, Australia, 6-8 December.

Publications

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2015

How Website Design Options Affect Content Prominence: A Literature-Derived Framework Applied to SME Websites

Dr Craig Parker, Dr Emilia Bellucci, A/Prof Ambika Zutshi, Mr Bardo Fraunholz

(2015), Vol. 14, pp. 139-176, Journal of Internet Commerce, , C1

journal

SME stakeholder relationship descriptions in website CSR communications

Dr Craig Parker, Dr Emilia Bellucci, A/Prof Ambika Zutshi, Dr Luba Torlina, Mr Bardo Fraunholz

(2015), Vol. 11, pp. 364-386, Social Responsibility Journal, , C1

journal

A review of studies on information systems and SMEs in high ranked IS journals (2000-2014)

Dr Craig Parker, Stephen Burgess, Nabeel A.Y. Al-Qirim

(2015), Vol. 19, pp. S153-S173, Australasian journal of information systems, Wollongong, N.S.W., C1

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2014

Towards a method for measuring the quality of environmental improvement communications on SME websites

Dr Craig Parker, Dr Emilia Bellucci, Dr Luba Torlina, A/Prof Ambika Zutshi, Mr Bardo Fraunholz

(2014), Vol. 21, pp. 187-197, Knowledge and process management, London, Eng., C1

journal

Conceptualising how SMEs incorporate green content in their websites

Dr Craig Parker, Dr Emilia Bellucci, Dr Luba Torlina, Mr Bardo Fraunholz, A/Prof Ambika Zutshi

(2014), Vol. 18, pp. 137-160, Australasian journal of information systems, Canberra, A. C. T., C1

journal

Australian SMEs waste to landfill

Janice Redmond, E Walker, Dr Craig Parker, Mike Simpson

(2014), Vol. 21, pp. 297-310, Australasian Journal of Environmental Management, Abingdon, England, C1

journal
2013

Factors affecting SME owner-managers' willingness to share knowledge online in rural local business networks

Dr Rodney Carr, Dr Craig Parker, Dr Tanya Castleman, Dr Cecily Mason

(2013), Vol. 12, pp. 307-331, Journal of internet commerce, Abingdon, Eng., C1

journal
2012

Applying King et al.'s taxonomy to frame the IS discipline's engagement in green IS discourse

Dr Craig Parker, Prof Rens Scheepers

(2012), pp. 1-11, ACIS 2012 : Location, location, location : Proceedings of the 23rd Australasian Conference on Information Systems 2012, Geelong, Vic., E1

conference
2011

Can qualitative content analysis be adapted for use by social informaticians to study social media discourse? A position paper

Dr Craig Parker, Dr Dilal Saundage, Chia Yao Lee

(2011), pp. 1-7, ACIS 2011 : Proceedings of the 22nd Australasian Conference on Information Systems : Identifying the Information Systems Discipline, Sydney, N.S.W., E1

conference

Employability skills : student perceptions of an IS final year capstone subject

Dr Susan Keller, Dr Craig Parker, A/Prof Caroline Chan

(2011), Vol. 10, pp. 1-10, Innovations in teaching and learning in information and computer sciences, Loughborough, England, C1

journal

A method for examining corporate social responsibility descriptions on SME websites

Dr Craig Parker, A/Prof Ambika Zutshi, Mr Bardo Fraunholz, Mrs Merete Ruth Crofts

(2011), pp. 1-13, PACIS 2011 : Proceedings of the 15th Pacific Asia Conference on Information Systems, Brisbane, Qld., E1

conference
2010

Generic skills : do capstone courses deliver?

Dr Susan Keller, A/Prof Caroline Chan, Dr Craig Parker

(2010), pp. 383-393, HERDSA 2010 : Refereed papers from the 33rd HERDSA Annual International Conference, Milperra, N.S.W., E1

conference

Factors affecting SMEs' willingness to share knowledge online : a path model

Dr Rodney Carr, Dr Tanya Castleman, Dr Cecily Mason, Dr Craig Parker

(2010), pp. 248-259, Bled 2010 : Proceedings of the 23rd Bled eConference : eTrust : implications for the individual, enterprises and society, Bled, Slovenia, E1

conference

Helping business leverage web 2.0 to generate social capital

Chia Yao Lee, Dr Dilal Saundage, Dr Craig Parker

(2010), pp. -, ACIS 2010 : Proceedings of the 21st Australasian Conference on Information Systems, Brisbane, Qld., E1

conference

Online corporate social responsibility communication by Australian SMEs : a framework for website analysis

Dr Craig Parker, A/Prof Ambika Zutshi, Mr Bardo Fraunholz

(2010), pp. 509-523, Bled 2010 : Proceedings of the 23rd Bled eConference : eTrust : implications for the individual, enterprises and society, Bled, Slovenia, E1

conference

How do Australian small and medium enterprises communicate their environmental improvement activities online?

Dr Craig Parker, Mr Bardo Fraunholz, A/Prof Ambika Zutshi, Mrs Merete Ruth Crofts

(2010), Vol. 17, pp. 5-21, Australasian journal of information systems, Bruce, A.C.T., C1

journal
2009

Review of interventions to encourage SMEs to make environmental improvements

Dr Craig Parker, Janice Redmond, Mike Simpson

(2009), Vol. 27, pp. 279-301, Environment and planning C : Government & policy, London, England, C1

journal

Exploring the types of SMEs which could use blogs as a marketing tool : a proposed future research agenda

Adeline Chua, Kenneth R Deans, Dr Craig Parker

(2009), Vol. 16, pp. 117-136, Australiasian journal of information systems, Wollongong, N.S.W., C1

journal

Small firm e-business adoption : a critical analysis of theory

Dr Craig Parker, Dr Tanya Castleman

(2009), Vol. 22, pp. 167-182, Journal of enterprise information management, Bradford, England, C1

journal

Wikipedia model for collective intelligence : a review of information quality

A/Prof Sharman Lichtenstein, Dr Craig Parker

(2009), Vol. 5, pp. 254-272, International journal of knowledge and learning, Olney, Ill., C1

journal

Encouraging SMEs to participate in the management of common pool resources

Dr Rodney Carr, Dr Mary Graham, Dr Cecily Mason, Dr Craig Parker

(2009), pp. 1-12, ANZAM 2009 : Sustainable management and marketing, Canning Bridge, W.A., E1

conference

How do Australian small and medium enterprises communicate their corporate social responsibility activities online?

Dr Craig Parker, Mr Bardo Fraunholz, A/Prof Ambika Zutshi

(2009), pp. -, ANZAM 2009 : Sustainable management and marketing, Canning Bridge, W.A., E1

conference
2008

The impact of small business on the environment

Janice Redmond, Beth Walker, Calvin Wang, Mike Simpson, Dr Craig Parker

(2008), pp. -, International entrepreneurship - promoting excellence in education, research and practice : Proceedings of the 31st Institute for Small Business & Entrepreneurship Conference 2008, Belfast, Northern Ireland, E1

conference

Intervention strategies to engage small and medium sized enterprise in environmental good practice

Dr Craig Parker, Janice Redmond, Mike Simpson

(2008), pp. -, SME 2008 : Creating sustainable entrepreneurship eco-system and high performance SMEs : Proceedings of the 2008 Entrepreneurship Global Conference, Melbourne, Vic., E1

conference

Factors influencing Australian SMEs knowledge sharing online

Dr Cecily Mason, Dr Tanya Castleman, Dr Craig Parker

(2008), pp. 617-628, ACIS2008 : Creating the future : transforming research into practice : Proceedings of the 19th Australasian Conference on Information Systems, Christchurch, New Zealand, E1

conference

Socio-technical factors influencing channel use for knowledge-sharing in regional SME networks

Dr Cecily Mason, Dr Tanya Castleman, Dr Craig Parker

(2008), Vol. 2, pp. 303-319, International journal of knowledge management studies (IJKMS), Olney, England, C1

journal

Communities of enterprise : developing regional SMEs in the knowledge economy

Dr Cecily Mason, Dr Tanya Castleman, Dr Craig Parker

(2008), Vol. 21, pp. 571-584, Journal of enterprise information management, Bradford, England, C1

journal

Creating value with regional communities of SMEs

Dr Cecily Mason, Dr Tanya Castleman, Dr Craig Parker

(2008), pp. 2134-2143, Global information technologies : concepts, methodologies, tools and applications, Hershey, Pa., B1-1

chapter
2007

Why should small firms adopt ebusiness? A framework for understanding the SME ebusiness context

Dr Craig Parker, Dr Tanya Castleman

(2007), pp. 497-507, ACIS 2007 : Proceedings of the 18th Australasian Conference on Information Systems, Toowoomba, Qld., E1

conference

Using multimedia and interactive games to enhance students' understanding of SCM

Dr Craig Parker, A/Prof Caroline Chan, Dr Dilal Saundage

(2007), pp. 1-13, SCMIS 2007 : Proceedings of Fifth International Conference on Supply Chain Management and Information Systems, Melbourne, Vic., E1

conference

Encouraging small firm up-take of SCM using education: a future research agenda

Dr Craig Parker, A/Prof Caroline Chan, Dr Dilal Saundage

(2007), pp. -, SCMIS 2007 : Proceedings of Fifth International Conference on Supply Chain Management and Information Systems, Melbourne, Victoria, E1

conference

Dynamic knowledge integration in socio-technical networks: an interpretive study of intranet use for knowledge integration

A/Prof Sharman Lichtenstein, Dr Craig Parker, Alexia Hunter

(2007), Vol. 6, pp. 1-13, Journal of information & knowledge management, River Edge, N.J., C1

journal

New directions for research on SME-eBusiness :insights from an analysis of journal articles from 2003-2006

Dr Craig Parker, Dr Tanya Castleman

(2007), Vol. 1, pp. 21-40, Journal of information systems and small business, Melbourne, Vic., C1

journal

Small firms as social formations : relationships as the unit of analysis for eBusiness adoption research

Dr Craig Parker, Dr Tanya Castleman

(2007), pp. -, Collecter 2007 : Proceedings of the 2007 Collecter E-Commerce Conference, Adelaide, S. Aust., E1

conference
2006

Virtual communities of practice for regional small businesses: bringing informal networks online

Dr Cecily Mason, Dr Tanya Castleman, Dr Craig Parker

(2006), pp. 1-14, 19th Bled eConference eValues Conference Proceedings, Kranj, Slovenia, E1

conference

Communities of enterprise: SMEs, ICT and regional development

Dr Cecily Mason, Dr Tanya Castleman, Dr Craig Parker

(2006), pp. -, ECIS 2006 : 14th European Conference on Information Systems : 2006 ECIS Göteborg ; Göteborg, June 12 - 14, 2006 ; proceedings, Goteborg, Sweden, E1

conference

A preliminary meta-analysis of SME ebusiness journal publications: current trends and future research opportunities moving beyond adoption factor studies

Dr Craig Parker, Dr Tanya Castleman

(2006), pp. -, Collecter 2006 : Proceedings of the 2006 Collecter E-Commerce Conference, Adelaide, S.Aust., E1

conference

Toward an integrative role for intranets : an interpretive case study of intranet-based dynamic knowledge integration in socio-technical networks

A/Prof Sharman Lichtenstein, Dr Craig Parker, Alexia Hunter

(2006), pp. 1-10, ACIS 2006 : Proceedings of the 17th Australasian Conference on Information Systems, Sydney, N.S.W., E1

conference

Collaborative knowledge creation in electronic mail

A/Prof Sharman Lichtenstein, Dr Craig Parker

(2006), Vol. 2, pp. 279-297, International journal of knowledge and learning, Olney, England, C1

journal

Creating value with regional communities of SMEs

Dr Cecily Mason, Dr Tanya Castleman, Dr Craig Parker

(2006), pp. 115-123, Encyclopedia of communities of practice in information and knowledge management, Hershey, Pa., B1

chapter

Using constructivist experiential simulations in RE education

A/Prof Jacob Cybulski, Dr Craig Parker, Mr Stephen Segrave

(2006), pp. 1-10, AWRE 2006 : Proceedings of the 11th Australian Workshop on Requirements Engineering: Creating Value for Business Through Effective Requirements Discovery and Analysis, Adelaide, S. Aust., E1

conference

Touch it, feel it and experience it: developing professional IS skills using interview-style experiential simulations

A/Prof Jacob Cybulski, Dr Craig Parker, Mr Stephen Segrave

(2006), pp. -, ACIS 2006 : Proceedings of the 17th Australasian Conference on Information Systems, Adelaide Convention Centre, 6th-8th December 2006 : thought leadership in IS, Sydney, N.S.W., E1

conference
2005

Can knowledge management save regional development?

Dr Cecily Mason, Dr Tanya Castleman, Dr Craig Parker

(2005), pp. 1-15, Proceedings of the CRIC Cluster Conference : Beyond clusters: Current Practices & Future Strategies Conference Proceedings, Ballarat, Vic., E1

conference

Email and knowledge creation: supporting inquiring systems and enhancing wisdom

A/Prof Sharman Lichtenstein, Dr Craig Parker, Mrs Margaret Cybulski

(2005), pp. 89-108, Inquiring organizations: moving from knowledge management to wisdom, Hershey, Pa., B1

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2004

Factors affecting e-commerce adoption by SMEs : a meta-analysis

Mr Tze Luen Teo, A/Prof Caroline Chan, Dr Craig Parker

(2004), pp. -, ACIS 2004 : Proceedings of the 15th Australasian Conference on Information Systems, Hobart, Tas., E1

conference

Knowledge management for SME-based regional clusters

Dr Cecily Mason, Dr Tanya Castleman, Dr Craig Parker

(2004), pp. -, Collector 2004 : Proceedings of the 2004 Collecter E-Commerce Conference, Adelaide, S. Aust., E1

conference
2003

Processes and impacts of knowledge creation in email

A/Prof Sharman Lichtenstein, Dr Craig Parker

(2003), pp. -, ACKMIDS 2003 : Managing knowledge with technology : proceedings of the Australian Conference for Knowledge Management and Intelligent Decision Support, Kew, Vic., E1

conference

Characteristics of Australian B2B imarketplaces

Mr Tae-Hwan Shon, Dr Craig Parker, Paula M.C. M.C Swatman

(2003), pp. 404-419, PACIS 2003 : Proceedings of the Seventh Pacific Asia Conference on Information Systems, Adelaide, S. Aust., E1

conference

Classifying Australian B2B imarketplaces : an Australian survey

Mr Tae-Hwan Shon, Dr Craig Parker, Paula M.C. M.C Swatman

(2003), pp. 1-11, ACIS 2003 : Proceedings of the 14th Australasian Conference on Information Systems : Delivering IT and e-business value in networked environments, Joondalup, W.A., E1

conference
2002

Conceptualising the requirements of CRM from an organisational perspective : a review of the literature

Mr Olaf Boon, Prof Brian Corbitt, Dr Craig Parker

(2002), pp. 83-95, AWRE 2002 : Proceedings of the 7th Australian Workshop on Requirements Engineering, Melbourne, Vic., E1

conference

Identifying supply chain management and e-commerce opportunities at PaperCo Australia

Danielle Fowler, Paula M.C. M.C Swatman, Dr Craig Parker

(2002), pp. 252-276, Cases on global IT applications and management: successes and pitfalls, Hershey, Pa., B1

chapter
2001

Web-TRECS: teaching electronic commerce

Dr Craig Parker, Paula M.C. M.C Swatman

(2001), Vol. 2, pp. 459-471, Information technology & management, Amsterdam, Netherlands, C1

journal

A virtual salesperson

Andrew Marriott, Roberto Pockaj, Dr Craig Parker

(2001), pp. 290-315, Internet commerce and software agents: cases, technologies and opportunities, Hershey, Pa., B1

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