Corporate organisation and behaviour
All aspects of corporate behaviour are analysed within our department. Theoretical and empirical analyses (often in teams combining the two) of firm design (from its governance to its locations), short term decisions (like pricing, product lines, executive compensation and export pricing) and long term decisions (like investment, outsourcing and research and development) are the focus on ongoing research programs. While we work extensively on Australian corporations, we also work on Asian and North American firms and markets. As well as cross industry analyses we have also specifically analysed the automobile, banking, cement, digital camera, and healthcare industries as well as multinational\conglomerate firms in general.
Potential PhD topics
The School will consider any research topic that interests potential PhD students; however, students will benefit from researching in areas that align with the School's strengths. Please contact the School to discuss your PhD topic.