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Personal

Name
Associate Professor Roxanne Zolin
Discipline *
Business and Management
Phone
+61 7 3138 5095
Fax
+61 7 3138 1313
Email
Location
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Identifiers and profiles
LinkedIn
Qualifications

PhD (Stanford University)

Professional memberships
and associations
Keywords

Entrepreneurship, Family business, Opportunity recognition, Teamwork, Trust, Women entrepreneurs, Complexity Development Theory

* Field of Research code, Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification (ANZSRC), 2008

Biography

Dr. Roxanne Zolinis Associate Professor in the School of Management, Queensland University of Technology. Roxanne did her PhD at Stanford University, where she also holds a Masters in Sociology. Roxanne also has a Master of Business (Marketing) from Monash University, Melbourne, and a Bachelor of Business (Management) from Queensland Institute of Technology.

Her research overturns stereotypes finding that women entrepreneurs perform equal to men and immigrant entrepreneurs start Born Global businesses and Senior Entrepreneurs work smarter, not harder.

Roxanne has won numerous awards and grants and attends prestigious conferences, such as the Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference.  She has published over 40 papers and chapters in high ranking journals such as Entrepreneurship & Regional Development, Journal of Business Research and Thunderbird International Review.

Roxanne is an elected Representative at Large for the Academy of Management Entrepreneurship Division where she serves on several committees such as Communications, Awards and Research.

Roxanne started a software development company, which built organizational simulations for business training. Her marketing consultancy helped start over 500 new businesses with 80% self-supporting in their first year.  Roxanne was National Marketing Manager for Myers, the world’s 15th largest department store chain.  Her sales promotions won three national awards from the Sales Promotion Association of Australia.  Roxanne also ran a Software Development business for 5 years. Roxanne has a “For Profit” property development business, a Lifestyle business called the Yarraman Emporium and a Social Enterprise, Enterprising World, whose goal is to transform poverty to prosperity by 2050 through entrepreneurship training.

This information has been contributed by Associate Professor Roxanne Zolin.

Teaching

Teaching interests

  • Self Leadership
  • Positive Psychology
  • Intercultural Communication and Negotiations
  • Sustainable Business in a Changing Environment
  • Personal and Professional Development
  • Collaborative problem solving
  • Entrepreneurial thinking
  • Building effective teams
  • Organisational behaviour
  • Organisational design
This information has been contributed by Associate Professor Roxanne Zolin.

Experience

Employment History

From

To

Position

Organisation

2007 Present Associate Professor Queensland University of Technology, QLD, AU
2002 2009 Assistant Professor Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, CA, USA
2001 2002 Distributed Education Developer Stanford Center for Professional Development, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, USA
2000 2000 Advanced Visual Basic Instructor, Part time San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA, USA
1998 2002 Research Assistant & Teaching Assistant Civil Engineering Department, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, USA
1997 2001 Software Developer Persona Computing for Pacific Gas and Electricity Company (PG&E)
Advanced Technology Staffing for Corsair Communications
PC Personnel for Bain & Co.
PC Personnel for Mercer Management
1992 1997 Self-employed Software Developer Executive Information Services Pty. Ltd.VIC, AU

Clients: Coles Myers, Telecom and Australian Navy

1988 1991 Self-Employed Enterprise Development Training and Consulting Marketing Visions Co., VIC, AU

Clients: New Enterprise Incentive Scheme

Small Business Development Corporation, VIC, AU

1988 1991 Lecturer Monash University, AU., R.M.I.T., AU., Queensland Institute of Technology, QLD, AU
1987 1987 National Marketing Manager Myers Stores Ltd., VIC, AU
1986 1987 Marketing Manager Fisher-Price Toys (Australia), VIC, AU
1985 1986 Marketing Manager Duesbury’s Chartered Accountants, VIC, AU
1984 1985 Marketing Manager Northern Permanent Building Society, QLD, AU
1982 1985 Lecturer Queensland Institute of Technology, QLD, AU
1980 1984 Advertising Controller SGIO Building Society, QLD, AU
This information has been contributed by Associate Professor Roxanne Zolin.

Publications


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Awards

Awards and recognition

Type
Academic Honours, Prestigious Awards or Prizes
Reference year
2016
Details
Extraordinary Educator Award for extraordinary educational and professional support of the Corporate Entrepreneurship Division
Type
Academic Honours, Prestigious Awards or Prizes
Reference year
2013
Details
Outstanding Paper "Challenging the female underperformance hypothesis. "
Type
Academic Honours, Prestigious Awards or Prizes
Reference year
2013
Details
Best Reviewer Award
Type
Other
Reference year
2013
Details
Elected Representative at Large
Type
Academic Honours, Prestigious Awards or Prizes
Reference year
2010
Details
Best Paper of the Year Award for "The Central Role of Communication in Developing Trust and Its Effects on Employee Involvement."

Research projects

Grants and projects (Category 1: Australian Competitive Grants only)

Title
The Contribution Of Project Leader Behaviours To Processes And Outcomes In Large Scale Projects
Primary fund type
CAT 1 - Australian Competitive Grant
Project ID
LP0989705
Start year
2009
Keywords
Organisational Behaviour; Leadership Behaviour; Work Team Processes; Organisational Climate; Personal Characteristics; Project Management;

Supervision