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

C Parker, E Bellucci, L Torlina, A Zutshi, B Fraunholz

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

journal

SME stakeholder relationship descriptions in website CSR communications

C Parker, E Bellucci, A Zutshi, L Torlina, B 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)

C Parker, S Burgess, N Al-Qirim

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

journal
2014

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

C Parker, E Bellucci, L Torlina, A Zutshi, B Fraunholz

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

journal

Australian SMEs waste to landfill

J Redmond, E Walker, C Parker, M Simpson

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

journal

Conceptualising how SMEs incorporate green content in their websites

C Parker, E Bellucci, L Torlina, A Zutshi, B Fraunholz

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

journal
2013

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

R Carr, C Parker, T Castleman, C 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

C Parker, R Scheepers

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

conference
2011

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

S Keller, C Parker, C 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

C Parker, A Zutshi, B Fraunholz, M Crofts

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

conference

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

C Parker, D Saundage, C 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
2010

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

C Parker, A Zutshi, B 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

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

R Carr, T Castleman, C Mason, C 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

Generic skills : do capstone courses deliver?

S Keller, C Chan, C Parker

(2010), pp. 383-393, HERDSA 2010 : Refereed papers from the 33rd HERDSA Annual International Conference, Melbourne, Vic., E1

conference

Helping business leverage web 2.0 to generate social capital

C Lee, D Saundage, C Parker

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

conference

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

C Parker, B Fraunholz, A Zutshi, M 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

C Parker, J Redmond, M 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

A Chua, K Deans, C 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

C Parker, T Castleman

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

journal

Encouraging SMEs to participate in the management of common pool resources

R Carr, M Graham, C Mason, C Parker

(2009), pp. 1-12, ANZAM 2009 : Sustainable management and marketing, Melbourne, Victoria, E1

conference

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

C Parker, B Fraunholz, A Zutshi

(2009), ANZAM 2009 : Sustainable management and marketing, Melbourne, Victoria, E1

conference

Wikipedia model for collective intelligence : a review of information quality

S Lichtenstein, C Parker

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

journal
2008

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

C Mason, T Castleman, C 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

C Mason, T Castleman, C Parker

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

journal

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

C Parker, J Redmond, M Simpson

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

conference

Factors influencing Australian SMEs knowledge sharing online

C Mason, T Castleman, C 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

The impact of small business on the environment

J Redmond, B Walker, C Wang, M Simpson, C Parker

(2008), 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

Creating value with regional communities of SMEs

C Mason, T Castleman, C Parker

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

chapter
2007

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

C Parker, T Castleman

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

journal

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

S Lichtenstein, C Parker, A Hunter

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

journal

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

C Parker, T Castleman

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

conference

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

C Parker, T Castleman

(2007), Collecter 2007 : Proceedings of the 2007 Collecter E-Commerce Conference, Melbourne, Australia, E1

conference

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

C Parker, C Chan, D Saundage

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

conference

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

C Parker, C Chan, D Saundage

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

conference
2006

Creating value with regional communities of SMEs

C Mason, T Castleman, C Parker

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

chapter

Collaborative knowledge creation in electronic mail

S Lichtenstein, C Parker

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

journal

Communities of enterprise: SMEs, ICT and regional development

C Mason, T Castleman, C Parker

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

conference

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

C Mason, T Castleman, C Parker

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

conference

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

C Parker, T Castleman

(2006), Collecter 2006 : Proceedings of the 2006 Collecter E-Commerce Conference, Adelaide, South Australia, E1

conference

Using constructivist experiential simulations in RE education

J Cybulski, C Parker, S 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, South Australia, E1

conference

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

J Cybulski, C Parker, S Segrave

(2006), ACIS 2006 : Proceedings of the 17th Australasian Conference on Information Systems, Adelaide Convention Centre, 6th-8th December 2006 : thought leadership in IS, Adelaide, South Australia, E1

conference

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

S Lichtenstein, C Parker, A Hunter

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

conference
2005

Email and knowledge creation: supporting inquiring systems and enhancing wisdom

S Lichtenstein, C Parker, M Cybulski

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

chapter

Can knowledge management save regional development?

C Mason, T Castleman, C Parker

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

conference
2004

Knowledge management for SME-based regional clusters

C Mason, T Castleman, C Parker

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

conference

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

T Teo, C Chan, C Parker

(2004), ACIS 2004 : Proceedings of the 15th Australasian Conference on Information Systems, Hobart, Tasmania, E1

conference
2003

Classifying Australian B2B imarketplaces : an Australian survey

T Shon, C Parker, P 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, Perth, Western Australia, E1

conference

Characteristics of Australian B2B imarketplaces

T Shon, C Parker, P Swatman

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

conference

Processes and impacts of knowledge creation in email

S Lichtenstein, C Parker

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

conference
2002

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

O Boon, B Corbitt, C Parker

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

conference

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

D Fowler, P Swatman, C 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

C Parker, P Swatman

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

journal

A virtual salesperson

A Marriott, R Pockaj, C Parker

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

chapter
1999

An internet-mediated business simulation: developing and using TRECS

C Parker, P Swatman

(1999), Vol. 30, pp. 51-69, Simulation and gaming, London, Eng., C1-1

journal
1995

The TREAT laboratory: comparing an electronic commerce experiment at Curtin and Monash universities

C Parker, P Swatman

(1995), Vol. 18, pp. 447-457, Computer communications, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal

Funded Projects at Deakin

Other Public Sector Funding

Encouraging Small and Medium Enterprise ICT-Based Collaboration in Industry Clusters

Dr G Gunawan, Dr Craig Parker, Dr Cecily Mason

  • 2011: $1,500

Whitehorse Business Performance and Monitor Survey 2017

Dr Scott Salzman, Dr Craig Parker, A/Prof Bill Dimovski, Prof Barry Cooper, Dr Nicholas Mcclaren

  • 2017: $8,000

Supervisions

Principal Supervisor
2016

Helen Jane Richardson

Thesis entitled: IS-enabled creativity and survival of co-located artist/craftspeople communities: supporter experiences

Doctor of Philosophy, Dept. of Information Systems & Business Analytics

Wahyudi Agustiono

Thesis entitled: Recruiting and Maintaining SME Involvement when Designing Voluntary Inter-Organisational IS

Doctor of Philosophy, Dept. of Information Systems & Business Analytics

2014

Jeffrey John Chamberlain

Thesis entitled: Vendor Consultant Experiences Developing ERP Proposals for SMEs

Doctor of Philosophy, Deakin Graduate School of Business

2003

Tae-Hwan Shon

Thesis entitled: State of Centralised B2b Internet Marketplaces in Australia

Master of Commerce, School of Information and Business Analytics

Associate Supervisor
2008

Cecily Mason

Thesis entitled: Virtual Communities of Enterprise Value Creation Potential for Regional Clusters

Doctor of Philosophy, Deakin Graduate School of Business