Staff profile - Craig Parker

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Dr Craig Parker

Position: Senior Lecturer
Faculty or Division: Faculty of Business and Law
Department: BL Deakin Business School
Campus: Melbourne Burwood Campus
Phone: +61 3 924 46924 +61 3 924 46924
Email: craig.parker@deakin.edu.au

Biography

Qualifications

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


Memberships

Member Australian Computer Society

Affiliations

Associate Editor, Australasian Journal of 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)

Academic

Teaching Interests

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


Subjects and units currently teaching

MIS313 Strategic Supply Chain Management

MIS713 Supply Chain Management and Logistics

MIS741 Analysing the Impact of Digital Business


Student supervision

Current PhD students

Wahyudi Agustiono, Recruiting and maintaining SME involvement when designing voluntary inter-organisational IS, PhD Thesis, Principal Supervisor.

Helen Richardson, Communities of micro arts/crafts organisations: IS-enabled creativity and economic survival, PhD Thesis, Principal Supervisor.

Completed PhD students

Jeffrey Chamberlain (2014), Vendor consultant experiences developing ERP proposals for SMEs, PhD Thesis, Co-Supervisor.

Cecily Mason (2008) Virtual communities of enterprise value creation potential for regional clusters, PhD Thesis, Associate Supervisor.


Conferences and seminars

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

Awards

Awards and prizes

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.


Research

Research interests

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


Research grants

Gunawan, G., Parker, C.M. and Mason, C. (2011) Encouraging small and medium enterprise ICT-based collaboration in industry clusters. Funding body: DEEWR - Endeavour Research Fellowships - Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations. Amount: $1,500.


Research groups

IPA-Deakin SME Research Partnership


Research page

https://www.deakin.edu.au/apps/research/find-a-researcher/16341/Dr-Craig-Parker


Publications

Publications

Selected publications

Parker, C.M., Burgess, S. and Al-Qirim, N.A.Y. (2015) 'A review of studies on information systems and SMEs in high ranked IS journals (2000-2014)', Australasian Journal of Information Systems, vol. 19, pp. S153-S173.

Parker, C.M., Bellucci, E., Torlina, L., Zutshi, A. and Fraunholz, B. (2015) 'How website design options affect content prominence: a literature-derived framework applied to SME websites', Journal of Internet Commerce, vol. 14, no. 2, pp. 139-176.

Parker, C.M., Bellucci, E., Zutshi, A., Torlina, L. and Fraunholz, B. (2015) 'SME stakeholder relationship descriptions in website CSR communications', Social Responsibility Journal, vol. 11, no. 2, pp. 364-386.

Parker, C.M., Bellucci, E., Torlina, L., Fraunholz, B. and Zutshi, A. (2014) 'Conceptualising how SMEs incorporate green content in their websites', Australasian Journal of Information Systems, vol. 18, no. 3, pp. 137-160.

Parker, C.M., Bellucci, E., Torlina, L., Fraunholz, B. and Zutshi, A. (2014) 'Towards a method for measuring the quality of environmental improvement communications on SME websites', Knowledge and Process Management, vol. 21, no. 3, pp. 187-197.

Redmond, J., Walker, E.A., Parker, C.M. and Simpson, M. (2014) 'Australian SMEs waste to landfill', Australasian Journal of Environmental Management, vol. 21, no. 3, pp. 297-310.

Carr, R., Parker, C.M., Castleman, T. and Mason, C. (2013) 'Factors affecting SME owner-managers' willingness to share knowledge online in rural local business networks', Journal of Internet Commerce, vol. 12, no. 4, pp. 307-331.

Parker, C.M., Redmond, J. and Simpson, M. (2009) 'A review of interventions to encourage SMEs to make environmental improvements', Environment & Planning C: Government & Policy, vol. 27, no. 2, pp. 279-301.

Parker, C.M. and Castleman, T. (2009) 'Small firm eBusiness adoption: a critical analysis of theory', Journal of Enterprise Information Management, vol. 22, no. 1, pp. 167-182.

Parker, C.M. and Castleman, T. (2007) 'New directions for research on SME-eBusiness: insights from an analysis of journal articles from 2003 to 2006', Journal of Information Systems and Small Business, vol. 1, no. 1, pp. 21-40.


Link to publications

https://www.deakin.edu.au/apps/research/find-a-researcher/16341/Dr-Craig-Parker


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