Department of Management

We also concentrate on international business, management education and leadership, sports management, marketing and development, as well as arts and cultural management.

Our management staff are regularly recognised for quality teaching of Deakin's MBA and the innovative Bachelor of Business.

Areas of specialisation

Our expertise lies in:

  • business ethics, sustainability and corporate social responsibility
  • employee and organisational wellbeing
  • sport management, marketing and development
  • business education
  • cross-cultural and diversity management
  • human resources management
  • industrial relations
  • international, regional and rural business
  • management education and leadership
  • supply chain and operations management
  • governance
  • public and cultural policy
  • strategy and process management.

Prospective HDR students

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Research seminars

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Grant success

Members of the department have been successful in obtaining competitive research income through ARC Discovery, ARC Linkage, NHMRC and OLT grants. Management staff are routinely recognised for their high-quality teaching in the delivery of Deakin's flagship MBA and the innovative Bachelor of Management.

Past research

Get an overview of the past research projects our team has focused on.

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Deakin management staff have published in many of the discipline's leading journals, including:

  • Academy of Management Annals
  • Academy of Management Journal
  • Australian Journal of Management
  • British Journal of Industrial Relations
  • British Journal of Management
  • Human Relations
  • Human Resource Management
  • Human Resource Management Review
  • International Business Review
  • International Journal of Human Resource Management
  • International Journal of Operations and Production Management
  • International Migration
  • Journal of Applied Psychology
  • Journal of Business Ethics
  • Journal of Business Research
  • Journal of Industrial Relations and the Journal of Business Ethics
  • Journal of International Business Studies
  • Journal of International Management
  • Journal of Management
  • Journal of Occupational & Organisational Psychology
  • Journal of Organizational Behavior
  • Journal of Safety Research
  • Journal of Sport Management
  • Journal of Sport Management
  • Journal of Vocational Behavior
  • Journal of World Business
  • Knowledge Management Research and Practice
  • Leadership Quarterly
  • Personnel Psychology
  • Public Administration
  • Public Management Review
  • Sloan Management Review
  • Strategic Management Journal
  • The Leadership Quarterly
  • Tourism Management

PhD program

The Department of Management is seeking intellectually curious doctoral applicants with a strong academic track record who are interested in undertaking rigorous, theory-advancing research.

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Our staff

Our staff focus on business ethics, corporate social responsibility and sustainable development, employee and organisational wellbeing, as well as labour migration.

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