Peter has more than thirty years experience working in senior management roles in the public sector, the mining industry and in higher education. He has been a CEO for two start-up companies and been on the board of directors of several organisations. He has worked with CEO’s and executive teams as a coach and with boards of directors to undertake performance evaluations. He has been a consultant to a number of national organisations and is an author of eleven books. He retired in 2011 as an Associate Professor in the Southern Cross Business School, Southern Cross University, NSW, Australia. Over a career with SCU, he has held the positions of Associate Dean and Dean, Director Graduate Studies and Research, Director Doctor of Business Administration program and Director, International Centre for Professional Doctorates.
Mixed method research designs: a case study of their adoption in a doctor of business administration program (with Roslyn Cameron), International Journal of Multiple Research Approaches (2011)
The paper presents empirical data concerning the utilisation of mixed method research in Doctor of...
Reflections on academic writing and publication for doctoral students and supervisors: reconciling authorial voice and performativity (with Teresa Marchant and Naomi Anastasi), International Journal of Organisational Behaviour (2011)
The current research context in Australia and other countries such as the United Kingdom (UK)...
Books and monographs
Doctoral research in management and business in New Zealand (with Wayne Dreyer), Southern Cross Business School (2012)
Transnational doctoral education: an Asian focus (with Anthony Selvanathan and Geoffrey Meredith), Southern Cross Business School (2012)
The leader in you: developing your leadership potential (with Carol Dalglish), Graduate College of Management Papers (2011)
Leadership research demonstrates that there are serious shortcomings in the quality and competence of leaders...
Doctoral research in management and business in Hong Kong (with Raymond Cheng), Graduate College of Management Papers (2010)
Doctoral research in management and business in Malaysia (with Anthony Selvanathan), Graduate College of Management Papers (2010)
Cross Tasman collaborative education: a case study (with Wayne Dreyer), Doctoral research in management and business in New Zealand (2012)
Doctoral research in organisational management, Transnational doctoral education: an Asian focus (2012)
Global confusion in the discipline of doctorates, Transnational doctoral education: an Asian focus (2012)
Malaysian private education and New Zealand business education providers (with A Raman), Doctoral research in management and business in New Zealand (2012)
Editorials & Book Reviews
Book review: J Adair 2005, The inspirational leader: how to motivate, encourage and achieve success, Leadership & Organization Development Journal (2006)
Book review: A Kleiner 2003, Who really matters: the core group theory of power, privilege and success, Leadership & Organization Development Journal, (2005)
Book review: P Gronn 2005, The new work of educational leaders: changing leadership practice in an era of school reform, Leadership & Organization Development Journal (2005)
Book review: M Sloman 2002, The e-learning revolution: from propositions to action, Journal of Workplace Learning (2002)
Book review: A Arguelles & A Gonczi (eds) 2000, Competency based education training: a world perspective, Journal of Workplace Learning (2001)
An empirical study of the use of mixed methods in Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) curriculum within an Australian university (with Roslyn Cameron), Managing and Marketing Organizations in an Era of Global Economic Uncertainty and Environmental Complexity: Academy of World Business, Marketing & Management Development 2010 Conference (2010)
Business disciplines have traditionally been undertaken within the quantitative paradigm however, mixed methods approaches have...
Comparing current and future global leaders based upon known leadership dimensions and cultural indicators (with Roslyn Cameron, Art Scriberg, Sue Vinnicombe, and Melanie Thomas), Management Research in a Changing Climate: British Academy of Management Conference (2010)
This paper presents the preliminary findings from a cross sectional, trend design study over three...
Introducing mixed methods in applied business research training (with Roslyn Cameron), Managing and Marketing Organizations in an Era of Global Economic Uncertainty and Environmental Complexity: Academy of World Business, Marketing and Management Development (AWBMAMD) Conference (2010)
Asian SME business doctoral research outcomes (with Geoffrey G. Meredith), Proceedings of 2009 International Council for Small Business (ICSB) World Conference (2009)
The paper documents Doctoral research undertaken by graduates of the Graduate College of Management of...
Entrepreneurial use of relationship marketing: creating growth, sustainability and performance in Australian small family owned businesses (with Leone Cameron and W Spinks), Proceedings of AUMEC 2009 Marketing and Entrepreneurship (2009)
Recognition of prior learning: policy and practice in Australia (with Leesa Wheelahan, Diane Newton, Ned Dennis, John Firth, Susan Pascoe, and Peter Veenker), Graduate College of Management Papers (2003)
Report summary: One of the key objectives of the Australian Qualifications Framework Advisory Board is...