Research in the Peter Faber Business School shifts the attention from the technical/financial to the social/interpersonal context. With a particularly strong scholarly profile in the Human Resource Management and Organizational Behaviour arena, our publications feature in such world-class outlets as Human Resource Management Review, Human Resource Management (US), Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology, International Journal of Human Resource Management, Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory, British Journal of Management, and Journal of Vocational Behavior.

In the Thomas More Law School scholarly activities range from mediation and alternative dispute resolution, intellectual property and commercial law to human rights law, international economic law and social justice endeavours.

Academy members of staff consult nationally and internationally and publish their works in leading international book and journal outlets. Examples include articles in the Melbourne Journal of International Law, European Intellectual Property Review, and European Journal of International Law alongside edited volumes and monographs, such as Rethinking International Law and Justice (Ashgate), United Nations Reform: Heading North or South? (Routledge), Mediation: Skills and Techniques (LexisNexis Butterworths) and The Law of Globalization: An Introduction (Kluwer).


Submissions from 2004

User-friendliness of e-government portals: A study of integrated service provision at Australian state governments online, Girija Krishnaswamy


Understanding growth dynamism and its constraints in high technology clusters in developing countries: A study of Bangalore; southern India, Girija Krishnaswamy and M Vijayabaskar

The Growing Interest in Corporate Social Responsibility :Implications for Employment Relations, Terence Edward McCarthy

Taiwan's Interesting Times, Andrew Christie Papadimos

Risky Business :Communicating Corporate Social Responsibility, Helen Joyce Stuart

The Changing Identities of British Airways, Helen Joyce Stuart and John Balmer


Teaching first year students to communicate their reasoning, Theda Thomas, Alanah Kazlauskas, and Tim Davis

Design Consideration of the MOR, Bingyang Zhou

Mr Ruddock goes to Geneva, Spencer Michael Zifcak

Submissions from 2003

Insurance: Risk management development and new initiatives in the outdoor profession, Sandra Joan Allen-Craig


The enigma of Toyota's competitive advantage: Is Denso the missing link in the academic literature?, Evelyn Anderson

Business Student's Attendance at Lectures, Rudolph Brown, Yoosuf Ahmed Cader, and Dean Colin Stevens

Towards an ethical business focus, Nasir Butrous and Ellen Pauline McBarron

Designing a web-based learning environment, John Denis Byrne and Jan Seruga

Defining Core Employees :An Exploration of the Human Resource Architecture, Janet Cheng Lian Chew

Cooperative development of innovative systems of activity and integrated technical applications, Pamela Ellen Gibbons and Kathryn Crawford

Deliberately Constructing Nature in a Contested World, Dallas Hanson and Helen Joyce Stuart

User-friendliness of e-government portals: A study of Australian state governments online, Girija Krishnaswamy

Determinants of dynamism in softward production in high-technology Clusters :a study of Bangalore; Southern India, Girija Krishnaswamy and M. Vijayabaskar

An Investigative Study of the Effectiveness of Business-to-Business, Gregory Lazarus and Jan Seruga

Sharing and Caring: The Dilemma of Public and Private Organisational Effectiveness, Sugumar Mariappanadar and Peter Townsend

Companies' social responsibility to their workforces: Corporate social responsibility begins at home, Terence Edward McCarthy

Educating for professional it practice, Gabrielle Lucy McMullen and Peter Gregory Carpenter

Corporate Rebranding: Issues and Implications, Helen Joyce Stuart

The effect of organisational structure on corporate identity management, Helen Joyce Stuart

The relationship between symbolic adoption and practical use of government initiated Accounting :practices, Edmund William Watts and Zoltan Matolcsy

Investigating the Performance of a Bridge Based Network Intrusion Detection System, Michael David Wilkinson and Jan Seruga

An Integrated Web Security System, Bingyang Zhou

Complaint resolution in government owned corporations and privatized utilities: Some constitutional and legal conundrums, Spencer Michael Zifcak

Submissions from 2002

Left; Right or Straight Ahead: Contemporary Prospects for Progressive and Critical Criminology, Judith Bessant

Strategic alliances and innovation in the knowledge intensive pharmaceutical/biotechnology industry and research institutes, Yoosuf Ahmed Cader

Legal technique, Christopher Simon Enright

Symbolic use of accounting practises: The case of Australian universities, Zoltan Matolcsy and Edmund William Watts

Business or association? The strategic response of employer associations to the decentralisation of bargaining in Australia, Peter Sheldon and Louise Thornthwaite


Developing the interpersonal and communication skills necessary for effective requirements engineering, Theda Thomas and Cheryl Schroder


Freedom of Information: Back to Basics, Spencer Michael Zifcak

The Independence and Reform of the Judiciary In Indonesia, Spencer Michael Zifcak

Towards a Reconciliation of Legal and Social Work Practice, Spencer Michael Zifcak