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Academic Profile - Dr Jeffrey Wrathall

LECTURER IN EVENT MANAGEMENT

Biography

Dr Jeff Wrathall is a Lecturer in the Faculty of Higher Education and Course Co-ordinator of the Bachelor of Event Management at WAI. He has also worked as a Senior Lecturer at Monash University, Gippsland Campus for approximately 18 years. He holds a PhD in Education from Monash University which involved a study of alternative designs for the content and delivery of MBA programs offered by Western Universities in China. Jeff has also worked as the Director of Australia-China Executive Training and has managed a range of training and team-building events for Chinese executives in Australia and China. In addition, he has worked for one year as a Visiting Associate Professor at Wuhan Iron and Steel University in Wuhan, China, and has co-authored a text book in Event Management. He is now co-authoring another events book, ‘Event Studies: Key Concepts, Issues and Controversies’.

Qualifications

  • PhD (Monash University),
  • Master of International Trade & Investment Law (Deakin University),
  • Master of Administration (Monash University),
  • Bachelor of Economics (La Trobe University)

Contact details

T: +61 3 9606 2283
M: +614 17 519 132
E: jeffrey.wrathall@angliss.edu.au

Areas of expertise

  • Event Studies
  • Event Management
  • Organisational Behaviour
  • Cultural Studies
  • Management Education
  • Cross-cultural Education

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List of research publications

Books

  • Wrathall, J.P., & Gee, A. (2011). Event management theory and practice. Sydney: McGraw-Hill.
  • Wrathall, J.P. (2004). Student learning guide & workbook to accompany Organisational Behaviour: Leading and Managing in Australia and New Zealand (4th edn). Sydney: Prentice Hall.
  • Zhang, X., Wang, K.Y., Wrathall, J.P., & Berrell, M.M. (2002). International management: Managing in an era of globalisation. Beijing: China Renmin University Press.
  • Wrathall, J.P. (2001). Student learning guide & workbook to accompany Organisational Behaviour: Leading and Managing in Australia and New Zealand (3rd edn). Sydney: Prentice Hall.

Journal articles

  • Whitelaw, P., Wrathall, J., Dalrymple, J., & O’Mahony, B. (2015). Developing practice orientated undergraduate courses in a quality framework: a case study: bachelor of event management. Quality Assurance in Education, 23(4), 395-409.
  • Berrell, M., & Wrathall, J. (2007). Between Chinese culture and the rule of law: What foreign managers in China should know about intellectual property rights. Management Research News, 30(2), 57-76.
  • Berrell, M, Wrathall, J., & Wright, P. (2001). A model for Chinese management education, Adapting the case study method to transfer management knowledge. Cross Cultural Management: An International Journal, 8(1), 28-44.

Conference Papers

  • Wrathall, J. (2013). Inspiring entrepreneurship through business event networks. Proceedings of the Beijing International Research Conference. Beijing.
  • Wrathall, J. (2012). Innovation-related benefits associated with business event Tourism. Proceedings of the 4th Global Conference on SME, Entrepreneurship & Service Innovation (GCSMES) 2012: SMEs, Entrepreneurship, Service Innovation & Sustainable Economic Development and Enhancement of Living Standards. Griffith University.
  • Wrathall, J. (2012). The long-term benefits of business event tourism. Proceedings of CAUTHE Conference, 2012: The New Golden Age of Tourism and Hospitality. La Trobe University.
  • Wrathall, J. (2011). The benefits of business event tourism in Australia. Proceedings of the 2nd Regional Conference on Tourism Research (RCTR 2011). USM Penang.
  • Berrell, M., & Wrathall, J. (2003). The development of intellectual property rights in China: The nexus between Chinese culture and the rule of law. Australian Chinese Economic Studies Association Conference, RMIT University, 2-3 October.
  • Wrathall, J. (2003). The impact of economic reform and associated changes in regulatory and institutional arrangements on the role of trade unions in the People’s Republic of China. In Spooner et al. (Eds.) IERA Conference 2003 Proceedings. London: Greenwich University.
  • Berrell, M, Gloet., M., & Wrathall, J. (2001). Managing international employment relations: When national culture and organisational culture take different roads on the same journey. In Spooner et al. (Eds.) IERA Conference 2001 Proceedings. Sydney: University of Technology.
  • Wrathall, J. (2001). Global education: What is it? In D. Mortimer & S. Bond (Eds., Proceedings of the Inaugural International Employment Relations Association Teaching and Learning Symposium, International Employment Relations Association.
  • Loh, D., & Wrathall, J. (2000). A study of the motivational needs of PRC Employees: Implications for reward practices and preferences. In Spooner et al. (Eds.) IERA Conference 2001 Proceedings. Sydney: University of Technology.
  • Wrathall, J., & Loh, D. (2000). Problems associated with management development initiatives in the People’s Republic of China. In Spooner et al. (Eds.) IERA Conference 2001 Proceedings. Sydney: University of Technology, Sydney.
  • Wrathall, J. & Teng, C. (2000). Alternative approaches to employee empowerment in cross-cultural settings. In Spooner et al. (Eds.) IERA Conference 2001 Proceedings. Sydney: University of Technology.