Dr Melissa Parris

STAFF PROFILE

Position

Senior Lecturer

Faculty

Faculty of Business and Law

Department

BL Deakin Business School

Campus

Melbourne Burwood Campus

Contact

Research interests

  • Workplace experiences
  • Work-personal life interface
  • Middle management
  • Workplace teams
  • Career development
  • Qualitative research methodology

Teaching interests

  • Organisational behaviour
  • Management
  • Qualitative research for business

Awards

  • 2011 Best Paper Award in Gender and Diversity in Organisations stream, Australian and New Zealand academy of Management (ANZAM) conference
  • 2011 Vice-Chancellor's award for outstanding contribution to research, early career researcher
  • 2010 Bowater Trust award for outstanding contribution to the School of Management and Marketing
  • 2010 Faculty of Business and Law research award
  • 2010 School of Management and Marketing research grant award
  • 2009 Faculty of Business and Law teaching exemplar award
  • 2008 Faculty of Business and Law award for outstanding contribution to community responsibilities

Publications

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2013

The succession decision in Chinese–Australian family businesses : an exploratory study

Dr Jing Ye, Dr Melissa Parris, A/Prof Dianne Waddell

(2013), Vol. 20, pp. 110-125, Small enterprise research, Waikato, New Zealand, C1-1

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2012

The impact of bullying on health care administration staff : reduced commitment beyond the influences of negative affectivity

Prof John Rodwell, Miss Defne Demir, Dr Melissa Parris, Prof Peter Steane, Prof Andrew Noblet

(2012), Vol. 37, pp. 329-338, Health care management review, Philadelphia, Pa., C1

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2011

Asia-Pacific immigrant managers in Australia : their views about career

Dr Uma Jogulu, Dr Melissa Parris

(2011), pp. 1-20, ANZAM 2011 : 25th Annual Australian And New Zealand Academy of Management conference : the future of work and organisations, Wellington, N.Z., E1

conference

Founders' view on succession in the Chinese-Australian family businesses

Dr Jing Ye, Dr Melissa Parris, A/Prof Dianne Waddell

(2011), pp. 1-16, ANZAM 2011 : 25th Annual Australian And New Zealand Academy of Management conference : the future of work and organisations, Wellington, N.Z., E1

conference

Generation Y talk about work-life balance : not so different after all?

Miss Lauren Hanna, Dr Melissa Parris, Dr Kerrie Saville

(2011), pp. 1-16, ANZAM 2011 : 25th Annual Australian And New Zealand Academy of Management conference : the future of work and organisations, Wellington, N.Z., E1

conference

Cultural perceptions of succession in Chinese-Australian family businesses

Dr Jing Ye, Dr Melissa Parris, A/Prof Dianne Waddell

(2011), pp. -, Family Business Australia : Family Business Research & Education Symposium Papers, Perth, W.A., E1

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Piecing together the puzzle of graduate employment : factors that shape the graduate work expectations of human resource management students

Dr Melissa Parris, Dr Kerrie Saville

(2011), Vol. 25, pp. 15-24, Industry & higher education, London, England, C1

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Write it or click on it? Paper vs. online questionnaires for organisational research

A/Prof Ambika Zutshi, Dr Melissa Parris, Dr Andrew Creed

(2011), Vol. 5, pp. 663-684, International journal of business innovation and research, Olney, England, C1

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2010

Layoffs : Australian executives speak of being disposed of

Margaret H. Vickers, Dr Melissa Parris

(2010), Vol. 39, pp. 57-63, Organizational dynamics, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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Challenges of inter-generational succession in the Chinese Australian family business

Dr Jing Ye, Dr Melissa Parris, A/Prof Dianne Waddell

(2010), Vol. 4, pp. 234-252, International journal of management practice, Olney, England, C1

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"Look at him...he's failing" : male executives' experiences of redundancy

Dr Melissa Parris, Margaret H. Vickers

(2010), Vol. 22, pp. 345-357, Employee responsibilities and rights journal, New York, N.Y., C1

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Exploring the factors that influence the graduate work expectations of Human Resource Management students

Dr Melissa Parris, Dr Kerrie Saville

(2010), pp. 553-561, HERDSA 2010 : Refereed papers from the 33rd HERDSA Annual International Conference, Milperra, N.S.W., E1

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2009

Provision of outplacement services during redundancy

Dr Melissa Parris, Margaret H. Vickers

(2009), pp. 155-168, 2009 Pfeiffer annual, San Francisco, Calif., B1

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Collaborative inquiry using 'learning' projects

Dr Pauline Hagel, Dr Kerrie Saville, Dr Melissa Parris, Ms Fiona Graetz, Dr Fara Azmat

(2009), pp. 173-182, HERDSA 2009 : Higher education in a changing world : Proceeding of the 32nd annual international HERDSA Conference 2009 : The student experience, Milperra, N.S.W., E1

conference

Middle managerial careers in the 21st century

Dr Uma Jogulu, Dr Melissa Parris, Prof Julie Wolfram Cox

(2009), pp. 1-15, ANZAM 2009 : Sustainable management and marketing, Canning Bridge, W.A., E1

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2008

Friendships under strain : the work-personal life integration of middle managers

Dr Melissa Parris, Margaret H. Vickers, Lesley Wilkes

(2008), Vol. 11, pp. 405-418, Community, work and family, Abingdon, England, C1

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Email correspondence : a qualitative data collection tool for organisational researchers

Dr Melissa Parris

(2008), pp. 1-13, ANZAM 2008 : Managing in the Pacific century, Canning Bridge, W.A., E1

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The influence of cultural attributes on intergenerational succession in the Chinese-Australian family business

Dr Jing Ye, Dr Melissa Parris, A/Prof Dianne Waddell

(2008), pp. 1-15, ANZAM 2008 : Managing in the Pacific century, Canning Bridge, W.A., E1

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Caught in the middle : organizational impediments to middle managers' work-life balance

Dr Melissa Parris, Margaret H. Vickers, Lesley Wilkes

(2008), Vol. 20, pp. 101-117, Employee responsibilities and rights journal, New York, N.Y., C1

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2007

Stories of ambivalence : Australian executives' experiences of outplacement services

Dr Melissa Parris, Margaret H. Vickers

(2007), pp. 108-113, AEPP 07 : Proceedings of the 15th Annual International Conference 2007, New York, N.Y., E1

conference

"Your job no longer exists!" from experiences of alienation to expectations of resilience - a phenomenological study

Margaret H. Vickers, Dr Melissa Parris

(2007), Vol. 19, pp. 113-125, Employee responsibilities and rights journal, New York, N.Y., C1

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Questioning the future of paper and online survey questionnaires for management research

A/Prof Ambika Zutshi, Dr Melissa Parris, Dr Andrew Creed

(2007), pp. 1-14, ANZAM 2007 : Managing our intellectual and social capital, Canning Bridge, W.A., E1

conference

The meaning of work : employees as stakeholders in organizational experience

Dr Melissa Parris

(2007), pp. 102-107, AEPP 07 : Proceedings of the 15th Annual International Conference 2007, Fort Lauderdale, Fla., E1

conference
2006

Telling it how it really is?

Margaret H. Vickers, Dr Melissa Parris

(2006), pp. 119-139, 2006 Pfeiffer Annual : Human Resource Management, San Francisco, CA, B1-1

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An assault on identity : the male view of being made redundant

Dr Melissa Parris, Margaret H. Vickers

(2006), pp. 109-114, AEPP 2006: Balancing organizational competitiveness, ethics, social responsibility and employee rights in the global economy: Proceedings of the 14th Annual International Conference 2006, New York, N.Y., E1

conference

Integration or collision? : middle managers' concerns for work-life balance

Dr Melissa Parris, Margaret H. Vickers, Lesley Wilkes

(2006), pp. 115-120, AEPP 2006 : Balancing organizational competitiveness, ethics, social responsibility and employee rights in the global economy : Proceedings of the 14th Annual International Conference, New York, N.Y., E1

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2005

Working in teams : the influence of rhetoric-from sensemaking to sadness

Dr Melissa Parris, Margaret H. Vickers

(2005), Vol. 27, pp. 277-299, Administrative theory and praxis, Hayward, Calif., C1-1

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Towards ending the silence: working women caring for children with chronic illness

Margaret H. Vickers, Dr Melissa Parris

(2005), Vol. 17, pp. 91-108, Employee responsibilities and rights journal, New York, NY, C1-1

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2004

Working mothers of children with chronic illness: narratives of working and caring

Margaret H. Vickers, Dr Melissa Parris, Jeff G Bailey

(2004), Vol. 29, pp. 39-43, Australian journal of early childhood, Watson, ACT, C1-1

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Towards ending the silence: working women as carers of children with chronic illness/disability

Margaret H. Vickers, Dr Melissa Parris

(2004), pp. -, ANZAM 2004 : Proceedings of the 18th Annual Conference of the Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management, 8-11 December 2004, Dunedin, New Zealand, Dunedin, N.Z., E1-1

conference

Working in teams: the influence of rhetoric-from sensemaking to sadness

Dr Melissa Parris, Margaret H. Vickers

(2004), pp. 3-12, Management in a world of diversity and change: SAM/IFSAM VIIth world congress 2004, Goteborg, Sweden, E1-1

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Managing in the middle: a review of the mddle management experience in the 21st century

Dr Melissa Parris, Margaret H. Vickers, Lesley Wilkes

(2004), pp. 188-193, AEPP 2004 : Proceedings of the 12th Annual International Conference, New York, N.Y., E1-1

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Being made redundant: from 'the writing on the wall' to 'a bolt from the blue' - 'being disposed of' as a human tragedy

Margaret H. Vickers, Dr Melissa Parris

(2004), pp. -, ANZAM 2004 : Proceedings of the 18th Annual Conference of the Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management, 8-11 December 2004, Dunedin, New Zealand, Dunedin, N.Z., E1-1

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2003

Working parents of children with chronic illness/disability: narratives of concern

Margaret H. Vickers, Jeff G Bailey, Dr Melissa Parris

(2003), pp. 104-110, AEPP 03 : Conference Proceedings: Proceedings of the 11th Annual International Conference, New York, N.Y., E1-1

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Work teams : perceptions of a ready-made support system?

Dr Melissa Parris

(2003), Vol. 15, pp. 71-83, Employee responsibilities and rights journal, New York, N.Y., C1-1

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Telling it how it really is? : life in organisations revealed using Heideggerian phenomenology

Margaret H. Vickers, Dr Melissa Parris

(2003), pp. 29-35, AEPP 2003 Conference Proceedings : the 11th Annual International Conference 2003, New York, N.Y., E1-1

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2002

Work teams: perceptions of a ready-made support system?

Dr Melissa Parris

(2002), pp. 90-96, AEPP 2002 Conference Proceedings, New York, N.Y., E1-1

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