Staff profile

Dr Annette Dunham

Position: Lecturer
Faculty or Division: Faculty of Health
Department: School of Psychology
Campus: Melbourne Burwood Campus
Phone: +61 3 92517210 +61 3 92517210


Teaching Interests

Coaching and Mentoring 

Leadership in Organisations

Organisational Psychology

Subjects and units currently teaching

Unit Chair: HPY702 Foundations of Coaching and Counselling

Unit Chair: HPY705 Evaluation, Ethical Practice and Professional Development

Conferences and seminars

Continuing professional development spanning the allied health career. Invited address, Loddon-Mallee Regional Allied Health Conference, Bendigo, 4th May 2012.

Concept definition issues in knowledge management: The development of an organizational memory self-report scale. The 10th European Conference on Knowledge Management, Vicenza, Italy, 2009.

Development of an organizational memory scale. Poster presented at the 21st Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management (ANZAM) Conference, Sydney, Australia, 2007

(COP). Organizational memory and the propensity to mentor. The 8th European Conference on Knowledge Management, Barcelona, Spain, 2007.


Awards and prizes

2012 - Winner, Emerald Publishing/European Foundation for Management Development:

Outstanding Doctoral Research Award (Knowledge Management category) for thesis: Knowledge Management in the Context of an Ageing Workforce: Organizational Memory and Mentoring.

2006 - New Zealand Tertiary Education Commission Top Achiever Doctoral Scholarship.

2006 - University of Canterbury Canterbury Scholarship (Doctoral).

2004 - The University of Canterbury New Zealand Federation of University Women (Canterbury Branch) Masters Scholarship.

2002 - University of Canterbury Senior Scholarship.

2002 - The University of Canterbury Alumni Scholarship (for Faculty of Arts).


Research interests

- Mentoring as Knowledge-Sharing in Organizations: mentor motivations, costs and benefits; organizational barriers and facilitators; and, experienced workers and retirees as mentors.

- Coaching and Leadership Development in Health

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