The question that stimulated this critique was: how are healthcare stewards meant to restructure their corporate governance so that their healthcare services are more culturally safe and secure for Australia’s First Peoples?
This paper begins with a brief overview of the origins and continued use of standpoint theory in the social sciences. It highlights both historical and contemporary challenges to the utility of standpoint theory as a critical scholarly tool, including developments such as intersectionality and transgenderism...
This research found that firms with a high ability to learn tend to undertake research and development and be New Zealand-based multinationals. They also tend to be larger firms that employ high numbers of professionals, managers and technicians.
What aspects of the current system hamper the effective flow of knowledge and good governance, how can they be reformed and what advocacy is required?
This strategy document outlines IP Australia's aim of creating a secure environment for investment in innovation, enabling firms to build brand value and business knowledge, and encouraging the disclosure of inventions and the transfer of knowledge and technology.
This research describes a research-practice collaboration to support climate change planning. It highlights the potential benefits of investing in the capacity of researchers and natural resource management practitioners to engage in collaborative research partnerships.
The aim of this project is to reduce reliance on emergency services, by educating and supporting the local community through its programme of healthy, safe and secure visits and organised events.
Publishing Services at the University of Graz is an example of how seizing the moment and letting things happen naturally facilitated the creation of something new.
Since the early 2000s, there has been an explosion in the usage of the term open, arguably stemming from the advent of networked technologies — including the Internet and mobile technologies. ‘Openness’ seems to be everywhere, and takes many forms: from open...
Many experts fear uncivil and manipulative behaviors on the internet will persist – and may get worse. This will lead to a splintering of social media into AI-patrolled and regulated ‘safe spaces’ separated from free-for-all zones. Some worry this will hurt the open exchange of...
Access means access. Whenever access to documents is impeded, the quality of human communication suffers. Impeding access can take a wide variety of forms, ranging from limiting who can work with documents, to delaying when such work can take place.
Financial barriers and embargoes,...
A significant challenge in research translation is that interested parties interpret and apply the associated terms and conceptual frameworks in different ways.
The purpose of this review was to: a) examine different research translation frameworks; b) examine the similarities and differences between the frameworks;...
ANROWS CEO, Heather Nancarrow, delivered this address in the opening session of ANROWS' inaugural national research conference on Tuesday 23 February 2016.
Ms Nancarrow's address considers current literature on the concept of knowledge translation and exchange; KTE strategies in the violence against women field;...
Research into climate change adaptation is challenged by funding organisations to demonstrate immediate research impact through near term reference in sector- specific communication and policy documents. Critically, research funded to inform decision makers and current policy about adapting to climate change must...
With globalization and advances in communication technologies, the movement of people and their ideas and knowledge has increased in ways and at a pace that are unprecedented. This movement changes the very nature of multilingualism and of language, culture, and language learning. Languages education, in...
In rapidly changing and dynamic environments an organisation must have dynamic capabilities to sustain its competitive advantage among rivals. Knowledge Management research has investigated these capabilities. One such a capability is absorptive capacity (AC) that can be described as the ability of an organisation to...
This study describes the development of a decision framework to support multi-disciplinary information and knowledge management model which focuses on integrated design and delivery solutions for all construction supply chain actors.
This paper describes a partnership between researchers and policy actors that was developed within a short timeframe to produce a rapid appraisal case study of a government policy initiative – South Australia's Social Inclusion Initiative – for the Social Exclusion Knowledge Network of the international...
This paper is part of an exploration of the role of overarching policy, standards and frameworks and models for enabling the management of knowledge in organisations. It reports an empirical study of how large Australian government agencies are using policy and standards in their pursuit...
With the growing knowledge economy investment in intangible assets is starting to match, and is set to overtake, investment in tangible assets. More money and time is now being spent on developing assets such as human capital, and brand value, than on more traditional assets...