Department of Management

Deakin’s Department of Management has a proud history of strong industry connections and high-quality research.

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

Find out more about our recent seminar presenters and topics.

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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:

  • British Journal of Management
  • British Journal of Industrial Relations
  • Leadership Quarterly
  • International Journal of Human Resource Management
  • Public Management Review
  • International Business Review
  • Journal of International Management
  • Journal of World Business
  • Journal of Business Research
  • Australian Journal of Management
  • Sloan Management Review
  • Knowledge Management Research and Practice
  • Tourism Management
  • Journal of Sport Management
  • Journal of Industrial Relations and the Journal of Business Ethics.

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

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