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About Ray Gordon

Dip.Ed (University of Technology, Sydney)
M.B.A, (Macquarie Graduate School of Management)
PhD (University of Technology, Sydney)
Professor Gordon is Deputy Dean of the Faculty of Business, Director Bond - BBT Global Leadership MBA and Director of AACSB Accreditation at Bond University.
Prior to joining Bond University he was the Head of the Graduate School of Business at the University of Technology, Sydney (UTS); he was a member of the school of management at UTS for 8 years.
Professor Gordon has eighteen years industry experience working at a senior management level throughout Australia, Asia and the USA in the fields of engineering, service operations management, and distribution management as well as sales and marking management. Ray completed his PhD in Management at the University of Technology, Sydney in 2003 which made the Vice Chancellors list for excellence in research in 2004.
His research interests include power in organizations, leadership and ethics, sustainable work systems, family business, ethnography and discourse methods. He has also conducted extensive research in the reform of police organizations. He has published extensively in academic journals such as the Leadership Quarterly, Organization Studies, the Journal of Public Administration and the Organization Management Journal. He authored a book entitled Power, Knowledge and Domination, which was published in 2007 by Libre: Compenhagen Business School Press as part of its Advances in Organizations Studies series. His paper entitled Ethics, Discourse and Power: An Empirical Analysis into Ethics in Practice was nominated by the Social Issues in Management division for the All Academy Newman Award for excellence at the 2005 Academy of Management Conference, and in 2006 his paper entitled Power, Authority and Legitimacy won the best paper award for the Critical Management Studies stream and received an All Academy Highly Commended Paper Award at the Australia and New Zealand Academy of Management Conference.
Professor Gordon has taught a range of courses in organisation theory and behaviour, change management and research methods at the undergraduate and post graduate level. He has also taught at universities throughout Australia and the world including regular courses in Singapore, China, Indonesia and France. He was also a visiting scholar at New Mexico State University in 2003. He has received numerous teaching awards and has been very active in executive education where he has been involved in program design and delivery for a wide range of clients including Mirvac, Qantas and the Australian Research Institute for Asia Pacific.


Present Deputy Dean, Faculty of Business, Bond University
Present Director Bond - BBT Global Leadership MBA, Bond University
Present Director of AACSB Accreditation, Bond University
Present Professor, Bond University

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Faculty of Business, Technology and Sustainable Development Bond University QLD 4229 Australia
PHONE: +61 7 559 51184


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