School of Management (UniSA)


Activating Adelaide's precincts: placemaking through culture, arts and events

Arts and events are tools that can be used to regenerate and activities spaces, delivering vibrant and robust communities. This qualitative study of places and precincts develops a model that highlights the key challenges and opportunities for creating vibrant places and precincts.
Journal article

When managers become leaders: the role of manager network centralities, social power, and followers’ perception of leadership

We explore how formal managers' centralities in both positive and negative networks predict followers' perceptions of their leadership. By incorporating social networks and social ledger theory with implicit leadership theories (ILTs), we hypothesize that formally assigned group leaders (managers) who have more positive advice ties...

Thinking, linking, leveraging and maximising

The SA Co-innovation Cluster Program, focused on premium food and wine from a clean environment, is a regional development initiative to support regional agriculture and food and wine businesses to become more collaborative, productive and globally competitive – thereby boosting economic growth, population and jobs...

Innovation, entrepreneurship, and business performance: a mixed methods study of the Australian restaurant sector

Cafes and restaurants reportedly earn an average net profit of only 2% after tax, and only 52% of these businesses that were operating in 2009 survived until 2013.