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Dr Luca Casali
Senior Lecturer
Faculty of Business & Law,
School of Management
Discipline *
Business and Management
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PhD (Queensland University of Technology), Master of Business Administration - International Business (Central Queensland University)

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


Background Luca has:

  • More than 20 years experience in the Hospitality and Tourism industry as a small business owner, which has given him a deep understanding of the issues that industry professionals are facing every day
  • Fifteen years’ experience in the NFP and charity industry by fulfilling different roles (board member, board advisor, club president, young professional’s coordinator).
  •  Over three years’ experience in the insurance industry as a trainer in client portfolio management and sales techniques

Research interests

  • Business ethics (Corporate social responsibility, ethical Managerial decision making in healthcare industry)
  • Entrepreneurship & Innovation (innovation in the public sector, nascent firms business ideas, SMEs business venture)
  • Teaching & Learning (university first years students’ expectation, learning and satisfaction of completing higher degree students, study ethics in higher degree, AACSB accreditation and AOL goals)
This information has been contributed by Dr Luca Casali.


Teaching interests

  • Management
  • Strategic management
  • Business ethics
  • Human resource management
  • International business
  • Managing organizations
  • Leadership
  • Entrepreneurship & Innovation
This information has been contributed by Dr Luca Casali.


For more publications by this staff member, visit QUT ePrints, the University's research repository.


Awards and recognition

Editorial Role for an Academic Journal
Reference year
I have been an Associate Editor for the Australian Health Review since the beginning of 2018. This journal is a well know in the are of healthcare management and health with a stable Q2 ranking and a goal to become a Q1 in the near future.I was invited to join the editorial board as the healthcare management expert and to deal with related submissions.
Editorial Role for an Academic Journal
Reference year
Myself and Professor Gary E. Day are co-editors of a special edition titled "The Ethics of management and Leading Health Services" in the Asia Pacific Journalof Health Management.
Reviewer for an Academic Journal
Reference year
Business Ethics Quarterly is ranked ¿A¿ on the ABDC list and it is known as the most prestigious journal in the area of Business Ethics. I have been invited to review a number of papers due to my recognised international expertise on a number of topics varying from Ethical decision making to ethics and innovation.
Reviewer for an Academic Journal
Reference year
Journal of Business Ethics (JBE) is an ranked an ¿A¿ based on the ABDC list and one of the 2 most prestigious journal globally on the area of business ethics. I have been an active reviewer for JBE since 2010, and also some of my work has been published in the journal as well.


Current supervisions

  • Effective Leadership for Promoting Diversity Students Inclusion in a Secondary Schools Context
    PhD, Principal Supervisor
    Other supervisors: Professor Marilyn Campbell
  • Searching for clues to find the discourse in social media using Twitter
    PhD, Principal Supervisor
    Other supervisors: Professor Kevin Desouza
  • Volunteering: A way into employment or further education
    Masters by Research, Principal Supervisor
    Other supervisors: Dr Bernd Irmer

Completed supervisions (Doctorate)