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Researcher: Torugsa, N (Dr Ann Torugsa)

Fields of Research

Innovation and Technology Management
Business and Management
Human Resources Management
Business Information Systems
Business Information Management (incl. Records, Knowledge and Information Management, and Intelligence)
Public Economics- Public Choice
Social Change
Organisational Behaviour
Public Administration
Health Information Systems (incl. Surveillance)
Health Care Administration

Research Objectives

Technological and Organisational Innovation
Management
Public Sector Productivity
Microeconomics
Machinery and Equipment
Industry Policy
Management and Productivity
Health Policy Evaluation
Internet Broadcasting
Economic Growth
Education and Training

Career Best Publications

Capabilities, proactive CSR and financial performance in SMEs: empirical evidence from an Australian manufacturing industry sector; Journal of Business Ethics
Complexity of innovation in the public sector: A workgroup-level analysis of related factors and outcomes; Public Management Review
Exploring innovation success recipes in low-technology firms using fuzzy-set QCA; Journal of Business Research
Inter-firm collaboration and innovation performance for new-to-market products: The moderating role of technological and skilled knowledge assets; International Journal of Innovation Management
Leaping into real-world relevance: an ‘abduction’ process for nonprofit research; Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly
Private-Public Collaboration and Innovation Performance: Does Training Matter?; International Journal of Innovation Management
Proactive CSR: An Empirical Analysis of the Role of its Economic, Social and Environmental Dimensions on the Association between Capabilities and Performance; Journal of Business Ethics
Progress in Innovation and Knowledge Management Research: From Incremental to Transformative Innovation; Journal of Business Research
Rethinking the effect of risk aversion on the benefits of service innovations in public administration agencies; Research Policy
The moderating effect of ‘Green’ HRM on the association between proactive environmental management and financial performance in small firms; The International Journal of Human Resource Management
The nature and incidence of workgroup innovation in the Australian public sector: Evidence from the Australian 2011 State of the Service survey; Australian Journal of Public Administration
Understanding individual responses to failure by the organisation to fulfil its obligations: examining the influence of psychological capital and psychological contract type; Human Resource Management Journal

Research Publications

A Profile of Research and Development and Innovation in the Tasmanian Economy: Report for the Department of Innovation, Industry, Science and Research
An exploration of the factors influencing social CRM adoption: Evidence from Australian firms; Academy of Taiwan Business Management Review
Capabilities, proactive CSR and financial performance in SMEs: empirical evidence from an Australian manufacturing industry sector; Journal of Business Ethics
Complexity of innovation in the public sector: A workgroup-level analysis of related factors and outcomes; Public Management Review
Data on Small Business Internet Usage in Tasmania: Report from the 2011 Baseline Survey
Data on the digital economy in Tasmania: Report from the 2010 Tasmanian Innovation Census
Datacard and success factors for innovation in the Australian Public Service
Diversifying Tasmania's Economy: Analysis and Options
Errors in the Interpretation of Innovation: Results from an Innovation Survey in Australia; 7th International Conference on Interdisciplinary Social Sciences
Exploring a pre-theoretical management phenomenon: promising ways forward for researching social innovation in organisations; 30th Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management (ANZAM) Conference
Exploring innovation success recipes in low-technology firms using fuzzy-set QCA; Journal of Business Research
Exploring social customer relationship management in Australian small and medium enterprises; International Journal of Globalisation and Small Business
Export and innovation indicators for priority sectors in Tasmania
Export and innovation indicators for priority sectors in Tasmania: Report from the 2010 Tasmanian Innovation Census
How Firm Managers Understand Innovation: Implications for the Design of Innovation Surveys; Handbook of Innovation Indicators and Measurement
How to Use Web 2.0 tools for employee-driven innovation; Strategic HR Review
Innovation in Difficult Times: Results of the 2010 Tasmanian Innovation Census
Inter-firm collaboration and innovation performance for new-to-market products: The moderating role of technological and skilled knowledge assets; International Journal of Innovation Management
Leaping into real-world relevance: an ‘abduction’ process for nonprofit research; Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly
Measuring Innovation in the Australian Public Sector
Multidimensional Innovation in the Public Sector: An Analysis at the Work Group Level; ANZAM - Managing on the Edge
Patterns of collaboration for innovation amongst innovating firms in Tasmania
Private-Public Collaboration and Innovation Performance: Does Training Matter?; 5th ISPIM Innovation Symposium
Private-Public Collaboration and Innovation Performance: Does Training Matter?; International Journal of Innovation Management
Proactive corporate sustainability practices and performance in small and medium enterprises
Proactive CSR: An Empirical Analysis of the Role of its Economic, Social and Environmental Dimensions on the Association between Capabilities and Performance; Journal of Business Ethics
Progress in Innovation and Knowledge Management Research: From Incremental to Transformative Innovation; Journal of Business Research
Regulatory Burden for Smaller Businesses in Tasmania: Report from the 2011 Baseline Survey
Rethinking the effect of risk aversion on the benefits of service innovations in public administration agencies; Research Policy
Strategic capabilities for successful engagement in proactive CSR in small and medium enterprises: a resource-based view approach; Management and Engineering Innovation
Supply-side determinants of energy consumption and efficiency (ECE) innovations; Journal of Business Chemistry
Supply-Side Determinants of Energy Consumption and Efficiency (ECE) Innovations; XXII ISPIM Conference
Technical and Methodological Issues for the 2013 Tasmanian Innovation Census
Technological and Methodological Issues for the 2010 Tasmanian Innovation Census
The Development and Adoption of Product and Process Innovations in European Firms; R&D Management Conference
The moderating effect of ‘Green’ HRM on the association between proactive environmental management and financial performance in small firms; The International Journal of Human Resource Management
The nature and incidence of workgroup innovation in the Australian public sector: Evidence from the Australian 2011 State of the Service survey; Australian Journal of Public Administration
The Role of Responsible HRM Practices and a Culture-Related Capability on the CSR-Performance Association: A Small Firm Perspective; Work Organization and Human Resource Management
Understanding individual responses to failure by the organisation to fulfil its obligations: examining the influence of psychological capital and psychological contract type; Human Resource Management Journal

Research Projects

5th Global Innovation and Knowledge Academy (GIKA), Valencia, Spain; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Factors explaining the relationship among firm technological innovation capacity, obstacles and performance:; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Baseline survey of the cost of administrative and regulatory compliance to Tasmanian businesses and the level of engagement of Tasmanian businesses with Digital Economy
Developing a Datacard for Public Sector Innovation
Developing a Framework for a Place-Based Approach to Economic Diversification in Tasmania
Export and Innovation Indicators Extension Project

Research Candidate Supervision

A global investigation into the leadership practices and impacts of young women leading social-purpose organisations and enterprises
Improving Quality of Public Service Delivery through Innovative Management Practices- Solomon Islands Experience in the 21st Century
Innovation Strategies employed by Public Sector Managers in a Low Risk Environment