Student research projects

Staff members in this group currently have PhD students studying across various topics of corporate governance, ethics, Corporate Social Responsibility and sustainability. The topics include:

  • the impact of board of directors' attributes, organizational factors and environmental factors that are associated with strategic decisions;
  • exploring customer buying priorities and CSR;
  • increasing the rates of volunteerism through engaging with diverse communities;
  • and workplace transformation and flexibility.

Recent PhD topics

 *P = Principal supervisor, S = Secondary supervisor

Student nameResearch topicSupervisor
Dinithi RanasingheThe impact of Board of Directors' attributes, organizational factors and environmental factors that are associated with strategic decisions on performance of the Small and Medium Size businesses in Sri Lanka.Professor Paul Mather (P)
Dr Suzanne Young (S)
Swati NagpalRisks and opportunities from climate change: evidence from Australian private corporations.Dr Suzanne Young (P)
Professor Tim Marjoribanks (S)
Nalinee MohprasitExploring customer buying priorities and CSR in Thai society: Do customer prioritize different forms of CSR when purchasing products?Professor Tim Marjoribanks (P)
Dr Suzanne Young (S)
Kirsty RaubenheimerEmployee-focused Corporate Social Responsibility and Employer Branding in the New Zealand and UK Banking sector: The influence on HRM practices.Professor Erling Rasmussen AUT (P)
Dr Suzanne Young (S)
Jayasinghe Hewa DuligeIndependent Directors and Firm Performance:  Strategically Related & Strategically Heterogeneous Board Ties.Professor Paul Mather (P)
Dr Suzanne Young (S)

Sharyn McDonald

Cross-Sectoral Social Partnerships within Australia: Strategies for Success.Dr Suzanne Young (P)