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Professor Peter Murray

Professor Peter Murray
Name Peter Murray
Position Professor (Management)
Section School of Business
Office T268
Location Toowoomba Campus
Phone +61 7 4631 1154
Extension 1154
Email
Qualifications BBus Riverina-MurrayIHE , MCom(Hons) Wollongong , PhD Western Sydney

Peter A. Murray is a Professor in the School of Business at University of Southern Queensland. Peter’s research explores sustainable business practices in leadership, organizational behaviour, and information management where he publishes in top quartile journals such as the Asia Pacific Journal of Management, Human Resource Management Journal, Management Learning, and Journal of Innovation and Knowledge. Professor Murray has a strong history of consultancy practices to many of Australia’s largest companies including Sunrice, Energy Australia, Australian Nuclear Science Technology Organization, Hawker de Havilland and many more. Currently Peter is an editorial board member of leading journals including Management Decision, Asia Pacific of Journal of Management and Journal of Innovation and Knowledge. He is also a regular reviewer of top quartile international journals. His most recent books include Strategic Management Essentials (Grant, Murray et al 2021) and The Palgrave Handbook of Knowledge Management (Syed, Murray et al 2018). Professor Murray’s main teaching interests lie in leadership and strategic change.


Fields of Research (FoR)

  • Specialist Studies in Education not elsewhere classified ( 130399 )
  • Business and Management not elsewhere classified ( 150399 )
  • Strategy ( 350799 )
  • Specialist Studies In Education not elsewhere classified ( 390499 )
  • Strategy ( 350700 )
  • Specialist Studies In Education ( 390400 )

Research interests
High Performance Work Systems (Regional Resilience)
Organizational Resilience
Women in Leadership
Social Capital

Professional memberships
Member of the Australian & New Zealand Academy of Management
Member of the American Academy of Management
Certified Member Australian Human Resources Institute
Member - Rural Economies Centre of Excellence

Industry affiliations
Member of the Australian Insitute of Management
Member of the Australian Marketing Institute

USQ Research affiliations

  • Institute for Resilient Regions (IRR)
  • Rural Economies Centre of Excellence (RECE)
  • Centre for Health, Informatics and Economic Research (CHIER)

Currently teaching courses/programs
The Leaders Mind
Leadership Development

Teaching experience(Tertiary)
24 Years

Administrative responsibilities
Previously Director of MBA
Head of School Management
Program Director for High Performance Work, Australian Center for Sustainable Business Development

Research most recent
Ali, Omar and Murray, Peter A and Shahnawaz, Muhammed and Dwivedi, Yogesh K and Rashiti, Shqipe (2022) Evaluating Organizational Level IT Innovation Adoption Factors among Global Firms. Journal of Innovation & Knowledge, 7 (3):100213. pp. 1-14. ISSN 2530-7614
Boeske, Jane and Murray, Peter A. (2022) The Intellectual Domains of Sustainability Leadership in SMEs. Sustainability, 14 (4):1978. pp. 1-19.
Grant, Robert and Murray, Peter A. and Orr, Stuart and Butler, Bella and Bezemer, Pieter-Jan (2021) Strategic management essentials. John Wiley & Sons Australia, Ltd., Milton, Australia. ISBN 9780730385769 Item availability may be restricted


Research most notable
• Syed, J. Murray, P. Hislop, D. Mouzughi, Y (Eds) (2018). The Palgrave Handbook of Knowledge Management. 10.1007/978-3-319-71434-9
Murray, Peter A. and Southey, Kim (2020) Can institutionalized workplace structures benefit senior women leaders? Asia Pacific Journal of Management, 37 (4). pp. 1193-1216. ISSN 0217-4561
Ali, Omar and Shrestha, Anup and Chatfield, Akemi and Murray, Peter A. (2020) Assessing information security risks in the cloud: a case study of Australian local government authorities. Government Information Quarterly, 37 (1):101419.
Murray, Peter A. and Ali, Faiza (2017) Agency and coping strategies for ethnic and gendered minorities at work. International Journal of Human Resource Management, 28 (8). pp. 1236-1260. ISSN 0958-5192
Preiss, K.J. Murray, P. (2005), Fashions of learning: Improving supply chain relationships, Supply Chain Management, Vol. 10, No. 1.


Publications in ePrints

Saratchandra, Minu ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-2929-3620 and Shrestha, AnupORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-2952-0072 and Murray, Peter A.ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-2141-4144 (2022) Building knowledge ambidexterity using cloud computing: Longitudinal case studies of SMEs experiences. International Journal of Information Management, 67:102551. pp. 1-20. ISSN 0268-4012

Alam, Khorshed ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-2232-0745 and Ali, Mohammad AfsharORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-0831-9046 and Erdiaw-Kwasie, Michael O. and Murray, Peter A.ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-2141-4144 and Wiesner, RethaORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-2849-2337 (2022) Digital transformation among SMEs: does gender matter? Sustainability, 14 (1):535. pp. 1-20.

Gholami, Amir ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-1438-5020 and Murray, Peter A.ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-2141-4144 and Sands, JohnORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-0934-921X (2022) Environmental, Social, Governance & Financial Performance Disclosure for Large Firms: Is This Different for SME Firms? Sustainability, 14 (10):6019. pp. 1-21.

Ali, Omar and Murray, Peter AORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-2141-4144 and Shahnawaz, Muhammed and Dwivedi, Yogesh K and Rashiti, Shqipe (2022) Evaluating Organizational Level IT Innovation Adoption Factors among Global Firms. Journal of Innovation & Knowledge, 7 (3):100213. pp. 1-14. ISSN 2530-7614

Alam, Khorshed ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-2232-0745 and Ali, Mohammad AfsharORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-0831-9046 and Erdiaw-Kwasie, Michael and Shahiduzzaman, Md and Velayutham, EswaranORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-2492-5668 and Murray, Peter A.ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-2141-4144 and Wiesner, RethaORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-2849-2337 (2022) Impact of ICTs on Innovation and Performance of Firms: Do Start-ups, Regional Proximity and Skills Matter? Sustainability, 14 (10):5801. pp. 1-18.

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Research supervisor in the area of:

  • Specialist Studies in Education not elsewhere classified ( 130399 )
  • Business and Management not elsewhere classified ( 150399 )
  • Strategy ( 350799 )
  • Specialist Studies In Education not elsewhere classified ( 390499 )
  • Strategy ( 350700 )
  • Specialist Studies In Education ( 390400 )