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Researcher: Hecker, R (Dr Rob Hecker)

Fields of Research

Human Resources Management
Business and Management
Small Business Management
Educational Psychology
Marketing
Business Information Management (incl. Records, Knowledge and Information Management, and Intelligence)
Entrepreneurship
Consumer-Oriented Product or Service Development
Marketing Management (incl. Strategy and Customer Relations)

Research Objectives

Management
Technological and Organisational Innovation
Expanding Knowledge through Studies of Human Society
Marketing
Machinery and Equipment
Employment Patterns and Change
Intermodal Materials Handling
Expanding Knowledge in Commerce, Management, Tourism and Services
Management and Productivity
Socio-Cultural Issues in Tourism
Expanding Knowledge in Economics
Work and Institutional Development

Career Best Publications

Electronic monitoring and surveillance in the workplace: The effects on trust in management, and the moderating role of occupational type; Personnel Review
Interpartner learning dynamics in an alliance constellation; Managing Knowledge in Strategic Alliances
Invisible Opportunities and Irreversible Trends; Journal of New Business Ideas and Trends

Research Publications

A hidden dimension? Work ideology and psychological contracts; ANZAM The Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management 2004
An investigation of reasons affecting customer adoption and rejection of technologically-facilitated means of service delivery: Research methodology and preliminary findings; ANZMAC2000
Capabilities, proactive CSR and financial performance in SMEs: empirical evidence from an Australian manufacturing industry sector; Journal of Business Ethics
CEO pay and organisational performance in Australia: Is there a relationship?; ANZAM 2001: Closing the Divide
Dissociation of visual and spatial processing in short term memory; 23rd Annual Experimental Psychology Conference
Dissociation of visual and spatial processing in working memory; Neuropsychologia
e-Extinction: An Illusion of Knowledge, the Presence of Ignorance, or Evolutionary Fate?; Journal of Enterprising Culture
Electronic monitoring and surveillance in the workplace: The effects on trust in management, and the moderating role of occupational type; Personnel Review
Helping to learn: governance of knowledge-sharing in the Aurora preferred suppliers alliance network; International Journal of Strategic Business Alliances
HRM for Agency Workers: Organisationally Planned, Individually Constructed; Australian Centre for Research in Employment and Work (ACREW) Conference
HRM for non-employees in innovating firms; International Human Resource Management Conference
Human Resource Strategies and Organisational Structures for Managing Gold Collar Workers; Human Resources Global Management Conference
Human resource strategies and organisational structures for managing gold-collar workers; Journal of European Industrial Training
International HRM as an enabler in human capital development: A Saudi Arabian case study; 27th ANZAM Conference: Managing on the Edge
Interpartner learning dynamics in an alliance constellation; Managing Knowledge in Strategic Alliances
Invisible Opportunities and Irreversible Trends; Journal of New Business Ideas and Trends
Learning to develop alliance capabilities: Knowledge sharing in the Aurora Preferred Suppliers Network; Annual Conference on Partnerships
Managing talent: exploring human resource strategies in a dynamic environment; Strategic HRM: Contemporary issues in the Asia Pacific Region
Managing talent: Exploring human resource strategies in a dynamic environment; ANZAM
Market Orientation: Hear No Evil, See No Evil, Speak No Evil; 2003 World Marketing Congress
Organisational change and the psychological contract, evolution or violation: a case study of knowledge workers; 7th Conference on International Human Resource Management
Out of Sight, Not Out of Mind: Visual Processing and Immediate Memory
Out of the shadows: Managing self-employed, agency and outsourced workers; Elsevier
People resourcing: Recruitment, selection, attraction, retention and talent management; Capstone HRM: Dynamics and Ambiguity in the Workplace
Perceptual alternations in two and three dimensions; 24th Annual Experimental Psychology Conference
Pivot Maritime International: Taking on the World as a Born Global; Case Book in International Business
Predicting nurses' well-being from job demands and resources: a cross-sectional study of emotional labour; Journal of Nursing 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
Proceedings of the 27th Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management Conference 2013: Managing on the Edge; 27th Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management Conference 2013
Processing of visuo-spatial information in visual short term memory; 23rd Annual Experimental Psychology Conference
Recruitment and the internet: Possibilities and pitfalls; ANZAM/IFSAM V1th World Congress
Running before crawling: international human resource management in born global firm; 7th International Human Resource Management
Seaports in the New Economy: using services marketing strategies to increase cargo throughput in a hypercompetitive environment; IAME: International Association of Maritime Economists Annual Conference
Services offshoring: Reflections and new directions; European Journal of Management
Small e-firms: Enlightened butterflies or endangered caterpillars; 16th Annual Conference of Small Enterprise Association of Australia and New Zealand: Charting a future for SMES: Revolution or Resolution?
Small firm Internet adoption: opportunities forgone, a journey not begun; Journal of Small Business and Enterprise Development
Small Firm Internet Adoption: A Market Oriented Approach; Australian Journal of Information Systems
Small firm internet adoption: a market oriented approach; Sustaining SME Innovation, Competitiveness and Development in the Global Economy
Sources of Individual Differences in IT; Personality and Individual Differences
Strategic management in the Tasmanian public sector: A case study of stakeholder management; ANZAM Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management 2001: Closing the Divide
Strategies for Managing Gold Collar Workers: A Global HR Challenge; ANZAM/IFSAM V1th World Congress
Technology-enabled service delivery: An investigation of reasons affecting customer adoption and rejection; International Journal of Service Industry Management
The Evolving Psychological Contract; Contemporary Issues in Human Resource Development: An Australian Perspective
The psychological contract of knowledge workers; Journal of Knowledge Management
The strategic management of Brand Equity in emerging markets; ANZAM: Managing on the Edge
The transition process from initial entrepreneurship to subsequent opportunity entrepreneurship: A case of China; Academy of International Business Southeast Asia Regional Conference 2016
Use of social media at work: a new form of employee voice?; The International Journal of Human Resource Management 
With a little help...strategic use of networking and partnerships by a born-global SME; Sustaining SME Innovation, Competitiveness and Development in the Global Economy

Research Projects

The Conversion Challenge: Utilising Emotional Needs to Identify Triggers to Convert Preference for a Destination into Intention to Visit; CRC for Sustainable Tourism Pty Ltd (CRCT)

Research Candidate Supervision

A Comparative Study of Decision Making Process in choosling a University in Australia and Hong Kong
A Longtitudinal Study of Employee Participation, Employee Voice and Industrial Relations Climate in Australian Manufacturing Organisations
A Process Model of Entrenpreneurship in China
A Research on Brand Image of China's SMEs in Australia
Attributes of a Successful Chronic Disease Management Program
Attributes of Effective Managers in the Public Health Sector
Court Diversion Programs in Australia - Their Workforce Requirements and Efficacy
Does Providing Short Cycle Feedback Produce Organisational Learning?
Effective Clinical Networks- Attributes, Functioning and Outcomes
Impact of management and funding structure on clinical and financial effectiveness of hospital inpatient diversion programs
Infrastructure Planning- Navigating the Challenges to Successful Facility Planning in the New South Wales Public Health System
Introduction and implementation of Lean at Concord Repatriation General Hospital Emergency Department
Likely Impact of Coming Changes to Health Funding on New South Wales Hospitals
Managing Alliance Networks- Capability Development Through Experimental Learning in the Aurora Preferred Suppliers Alliance Network
Managing Customer Expectations in the 5 Star Service Sector in Rural and Regional Australia
Museums and Marketing in an Electronic Age
Nursing Recruitment in Australia's Largest Hospital
Online Shopping Decisions of Consumers
Organizational investment in human capital development and business performance
Patient-Centred Care- Its Application in Creating Efficiencies in the Hospital Setting
Patients' Decision About Utilisation of Private Health Insurance- Their Motivation and Its Impact
Proactive Corporate Sustainability Practices and Performance in Small and Medium Enterprises
Promoting Awareness of Environmental Sustainability Initiatives Among Hospital Managers
Putting Strategic Human Resource Management (SHRM) into Practice- An Australian Case Study
Reconciling the Requirements and Purposes of Place Branding for Destination Marketing and Export Marketing- Implications and Imperatives for the Brand Tasmania Project
SEAPORT MARKETING- A CENSUS OF AUSTRALIAN SEAPORTS
Stategic Intent- An Examination of Retail Strategy by Independant Retailers Accross Three Regions in Tasmania
Succession Planning - Identifying Barriers in Sydney South West Area Health Service
Technical Innovation, Environment Protection and Education of Companies in China
Text analysis functionality in emails
The conversion challenge- Using emotion & motivation to identify triggers for purchase
The Effects of Job Demands and Resources on Emotional Labour and Employees' Psychological Well-Being
The Role of Humour in Leadership and Organisational Culture
The Strategic Management of Brand Equity in Emerging Markets
Towards A Consistent Account of Firm Survival
What is the Role of Allied Health in the Future of Mental Health Services in the Public Sector