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Ms Bernadette Lynch

Ms Bernadette Lynch
Name Bernadette Lynch
Position Lecturer (Management) and Associate Dean (Academic)
Section School of Business
Office T421
Location Toowoomba Campus
Phone +61 7 4631 1531
Extension 1531
Email
Qualifications DipT Kelvin GroveCAE , BEdSt Qld , GDipSpEd Burwood StateColl , MEd USQ
Executive Support

Bernadette’s commitment to transformative learning has been an enduring driver in her career trajectory from her first decade of professional practice (within the disability sector, in a range of educational roles and settings) through to her 28+ years as an academic. Her interest in the provision of positive learning opportunities for the disabled clients with whom she worked directly soon shifted to an interest in the provision of transformational professional development opportunities for welfare practitioners across a range of sectors. Her interest in notions of practice wisdom and the allied construct of practice frameworks extends back to 1991-1995, the period in which she first moved into academia as the inaugural Fieldwork Coordinator for the QUT Human Services Degree. The bulk of her time as an academic, however has been spent at USQ and has been occupied with notions of managerial and leadership practice within business contexts and transformative preparation of students for managerial and leadership practice including facilitating student transition into higher education. This has occurred primarily through her consistent involvement in the design and delivery of MGT1000 Organisational Behaviour, for which, in 2008 she was a recipient of an Australian Learning Teaching Council Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning Team Award with Mrs Kim Southey and Mrs Shalene Werth. Bernadette has participated in a range of managerial and leadership service roles at USQ (usually in the Learning and Teaching space) over the period of her employment. During 2019-2021 Bernadette was Acting Head of School for the School of Management and Enterprise and Acting Co-Head of the School of Business and continues to contribute to the University community through her role as a member of Academic Board.


Research interests
Reflective practice, Business Education

Currently teaching courses/programs
MGT1000 Organisational Behaviour and Management

Teaching experience(Tertiary)
22 Years

Administrative responsibilities
Coordinator of Learning and Teaching, School of Management and Enterprise

Research most recent
Southey, Kim and Lynch, Bernadette (2011) Finding employees on the internet: a new frontier for small business. In: Building Business Communities: Justice, Performance and Change Creating a Sustainable Scholarly Community Colloquia, 9 Nov 2011, Brisbane, Australia.

Willcoxson, Lesley and Manning, Mark and Wynder, Monte and Hibbins, Ray and Joy, Sally and Thomas, Jan and Leask, Betty and Girardi, Antonia and Sidoryn, Tristana and Cotter, Julie and Kavanagh, Marie and Troedson, David and Lynch, Bernadette (2011) The whole of university experience: retention, attrition, learning and personal support interventions during undergraduate business studies. Project Report. Australian Learning and Teaching Council , Sydney, Australia. [Report]
Werth, Shalene and Southey, Kim and Lynch, Bernadette (2009) Catching them is one thing, keeping them is something else: reflections on teaching first year university students. Studies in Learning, Evaluation, Innovation and Development, 6 (1). pp. 30-37. ISSN 1832-2050


Research most notable
Willcoxson, Lesley and Manning, Mark and Wynder, Monte and Hibbins, Ray and Joy, Sally and Thomas, Jan and Leask, Betty and Girardi, Antonia and Sidoryn, Tristana and Cotter, Julie and Kavanagh, Marie and Troedson, David and Lynch, Bernadette (2011) The whole of university experience: retention, attrition, learning and personal support interventions during undergraduate business studies. Project Report. Australian Learning and Teaching Council , Sydney, Australia. [Report]


Publications in ePrints

Peetz, David and Baird, Marian and Banerjee, Rupa and Bartkiw, Tim and Campbell, Shelagh and Charlesworth, Sara and Coles, Amanda and Cooper, Rae and Foster, Jason and Galea, Natalie and de la Harpe, Barbara and Leighton, Catherine and Lynch, Bernadette and Pike, Kelly and Pyman, Amanda and Ramia, Ioana and Ressia, Susan and Samani, Mojan Naisani and Southey, KimORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-6852-1529 and Strachan, Glenda and To, March and Troup, Carolyn and Walsworth, Scott and Werth, ShaleneORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-4113-6823 and Weststar, Johanna (2022) Sustained knowledge work and thinking time amongst academics: gender and working from home during the COVID-19 pandemic. Labour and Industry, 32 (1). pp. 72-92. ISSN 1030-1763

Southey, Kim ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-6852-1529 and Lynch, Bernadette (2011) Finding employees on the internet: a new frontier for small business. In: Building Business Communities: Justice, Performance and Change Creating a Sustainable Scholarly Community Colloquia, 9 Nov 2011, Brisbane, Australia.

Willcoxson, Lesley and Manning, Mark and Wynder, Monte and Hibbins, Ray and Joy, Sally and Thomas, Jan and Leask, Betty and Girardi, Antonia and Sidoryn, Tristana and Cotter, Julie and Kavanagh, Marie and Troedson, David and Lynch, Bernadette (2011) The whole of university experience: retention, attrition, learning and personal support interventions during undergraduate business studies. Project Report. Australian Learning and Teaching Council , Sydney, Australia. [Report]

Werth, Shalene ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-4113-6823 and Southey, KimORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-6852-1529 and Lynch, Bernadette (2009) Catching them is one thing, keeping them is something else: reflections on teaching first year university students. Studies in Learning, Evaluation, Innovation and Development, 6 (1). pp. 30-37. ISSN 1832-2050

McDonald, Jacquelin and Collins, PaulineORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-1958-6545 and Hingst, Raymond D.ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-5440-4102 and Kimmins, Lindy and Lynch, Bernadette and Star, Cassandra (2008) Community learning: member's stories about their academic community of practice. In: 31st HERDSA Annual Conference: Engaging Communities (HERDSA 2008), 1-4 July 2008, Rotorua, New Zealand.

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