Dr Sharyn Mcdonald

STAFF PROFILE

Position

Lecturer

Faculty

Faculty of Arts and Education

Department

SCCA Arts & Ed

Campus

Melbourne Burwood Campus

Contact

Research interests

Social and environmental partnerships
Nonprofit/business collaboration
Corporate social responsibility
Catalysts for social and environmental change
University partnerships with external organisations through
problem-based service learning opportunities

Affiliations

Australasian Business Ethics Network (ABEN)
Higher Education Research Group (HERG)
International Association of Business Communicators (IABC)
Models of Success and Sustainability (MOSS)

Teaching interests

Marketing Communication

Reputation, Crisis and Issue Management

Social Responsibility

Units taught

Marketing Communication

Reputation Management: Crisis, Risk and Responsibility

Public Relations Theory and Practice

Conferences

McDonald, S. 2014, ‘Scandal thresholds for sports celebrities as charitable ambassadors’, Contemporary Publics International Symposium, Melbourne, Australia, 24-25 February.

McDonald, S. 2013, ‘Opportunities for the tertiary sector to demonstrate social responsibility’, 3rd Annual Australasian Business Ethics Network (ABEN) Conference, Ethics on the Edge, Hobart, Australia, 1 – 3 December.

McDonald, S. 2012, ‘Share Corporate Social Responsibility Best Practice and Forgo Competitive Advantage’, World Public Relations Forum, Melbourne, Australia, 18–20 November.

McDonald, S. and Young, S. 2011, ‘Mapping the Path of a Sustainable Cross-sector Partnership’, 25th Annual Australian & New Zealand Academy of Management (ANZAM) Conference “The Future of Work and Organisations”, Wellington, New Zealand, 7-9 December.

McDonald, S. 2009, ‘Snapshot of a Multi-sector Partnership Addressing Homelessness in Australia’, Meeting the Millennium Development Goals: Old Problems, New Challenges Conference Proceedings, Melbourne, 30 November - 1 December.

McDonald, S. 2009, ‘Cross-sector Social Partnerships, Leading by Example: A Case Study of Reading for Life’, Asia Pacific Academy of Business in Society (APABIS) Finding Solutions to Global Problems through Stakeholder Engagement, New Social Partnerships and Strategic Alliances for a Sustainable Enterprise Economy, Brisbane, 5-6 November.

Anderson, A., Dickson, G., Emery, P., Graetz, F., Ingerson, L., McDonald, S., Oliver-Bennetts, S., Smith, A., Stewart, B. 2008, ‘The Influence of Context on Player and Athlete Attitudes to Drugs in Sport’, Sport Management Association of Australia and New Zealand “Raising the Bar: Promoting Excellence in Sport Management”, Perth, Australia, 27-29 November.

Westerbeek, H., McDonald, S., Smith, A.C.T. 2007, ‘Using Sport in Corporate Social Responsibility Programs: An Analysis of RepuTex A+ Rated Multinationals’, 15th Congress of The European Association For Sport Management “Sport Events and Sustainable Development”, Torino, Italy, 12-15 September.

McDonald, S., Murphy, P. 2006, ‘Placing Parks on the Tourism Agenda: Promoting Melbourne’s Metropolitan Parks to Metropolitan and Regional Victorian Visitors’, in O’Mahony, G.B. and. Whitelaw, P.A (eds), CAUTHE: Proceedings of the 16th Annual Conference, Refereed Paper “to the city and beyond….”, Victoria University, Melbourne, ISBN 0-9750585-1-7, pp. 380-395.

Research groups

Persona, Celebrity, Publics Emerging Research Group

Awards

2013 Faculty of Arts and Education - Faculty Internationalisation Award
2012 Vice-Chancellor's Award for Outstanding Contribution to
Community Partnerships
2012 Faculty of Business and Law Award for Excellence in Team Teaching

Projects

University Social Responsibility

Partnerships that drive positive societal change

Student and organisational held values towards service learning

Collective Impact

Publications

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2016

Perspectives on social impact measurement and non-profit organisations

Prof Michael Polonsky, Stacy Landreth Grau, Dr Sharyn Mcdonald

(2016), Vol. 34, pp. 80-98, Marketing intelligence and planning, Bingley, Eng., C1

journal
2015

Responsible management of online academic reputations

Dr Sharyn Mcdonald

(2015), Vol. 1, pp. 54-63, Persona studies, Melbourne, Vic., C1

journal
2014

Social partnerships addressing affordable housing and homelessness in Australia

Dr Sharyn Mcdonald

(2014), Vol. 7, pp. 218-232, International journal of housing markets and analysis, Bingley, England, C1-1

journal

Social responsibility clusters arising from social partnerships

Dr Sharyn Mcdonald

(2014), Vol. 10, pp. 331-347, Social responsibility journal, Bingley, England, C1

journal
2013

Problem-based service learning with a heart: Organizational and student expectations and experiences in a postgraduate not-for-profit workshop event

Dr Sharyn Mcdonald, Dr Steve Ogden

(2013), Vol. 14, pp. 281-293, Asia-Pacific Journal of Cooperative Education, New Zealand, C1

journal
2012

Cross-sector collaboration shaping corporate social responsibility best practice within the mining industry

Dr Sharyn Mcdonald, Ms Suzanne Young

(2012), Vol. 37, pp. 54-67, Journal of cleaner production, Netherlands, C1

journal
2010

Contextual influences and athlete attitudes to drugs in sport

Dr Aaron Smith, A/Prof Bob Stewart, Sunny Oliver-Bennetts, Dr Sharyn Mcdonald, Ms Lynley Ingerson, Alastair Anderson, Geoff Dickson, Paul Emery, Ms Fiona Graetz

(2010), Vol. 13, pp. 181-197, Sport management review, Oxford, England, C1

journal
2009

Using Sport and Physical Activity (PA) in Corporate Social Responsibility Programs: An Analysis of Indexed Multinationals

Dr Sharyn Mcdonald, Dr Aaron Smith, Prof Hans Westerbeek

(2009), pp. 111-134, Social responsibility and sustainability in sports, Oviedo, Spain, B1-1

chapter

Addressing declining metropolitan park use : a case study of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Dr Sharyn Mcdonald, Garry Price

(2009), Vol. 14, pp. 28-37, Managing leisure, London, England, C1-1

journal
2008

Utilizing and adapting leisure constraints models to enhance 'short-break' vacations : case study of Melbourne, Australia

Dr Sharyn Mcdonald, Peter Murphy

(2008), Vol. 14, pp. 317-330, Journal of vacation marketing, London, England, C1-1

journal
2006

Placing parks on the tourism agenda : promoting Melbournes' metropolitan parks to metropolitan and regional Victorian visitors

Dr Sharyn Mcdonald, Peter Murphy

(2006), pp. 380-393, CAUTHE 2006 : To the City and Beyond : Proceedings of the 16th Council for Hospitality and Tourism Educators Conference, Melbourne, Vic., E1-1

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