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Associate Professor Erica French
Associate Professor
Faculty of Business & Law,
School of Management
Discipline *
Business and Management
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Doctor of Philosophy (Queensland University of Technology), MBus (Queensland University of Technology), BBus (Queensland University of Technology)


Affirmative action, Critical Thinking, Equal employment opportunity, Managing diversity, Project Management

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


Erica has worked at QUT for more than ten years.  During that time she has taken leadership roles on the Equity Board and as Chair of the Faculty of Business Equity Committee.  She is currently the President of the Equal Opportunity Practitioners Association Queensland and on the board of the Equal Employment Opportunity Network Australasia.
Research Interests

  • equal employment opportunity
  • managing diversity
  • strategic organisational change

Erica’s research is primarily in the areas of equal employment opportunity and managing diversity and she is particularly interested in strategic organisational change.  Erica is engaged in collaborative research projects which examine woman in management and is widely published in Australia and internationally in these areas.  Her current research is investigating the position of women in management and equal opportunity specific to various industries including finance, transport and local government.

This information has been contributed by Associate Professor Erica French.


Teaching Interests

  • Organisation theory
  • Project management
  • Operations management
  • Managing change
This information has been contributed by Associate Professor Erica French.


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