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Dr Tony Drew

Manager, International Relations

Newcastle Business School (International Business)

Career Summary

Biography

Manager, International Relations for the Faculty of Business and Law and Lecturer in International Business and Management. Awarded a Ph.D. in August 2011 for his thesis entitled ‘Chinese perceptions of guanxi in mainland and overseas Chinese business communities’. Research focus is in institutional theory, economic sociology and International Business, and in developing a theoretical framework for better analysing how informal business institutions evolve over time in different polities.

Research Expertise
Tony is a lecturer in International Business and Management the MBA and Master of Business Program Convenor (Sydney, offshore and online). He was awarded a Ph.D. in August 2011 for his thesis entitled ‘Chinese perceptions of guanxi in mainland and overseas Chinese business communities’. His research focus is in institutional theory, economic sociology and International Business, and in developing a theoretical framework for better analysing how informal business institutions evolve over time in different polities. Tony has presented papers on his research at a number of international peer reviewed conferences and has been published in journals including Advances in International Management and the International Journal of Value Chain Management.

Teaching Expertise
Extensive experience in teaching International Business and Management courses at undergraduate and postgraduate levels, on-campus, online and off-shore. Courses developed and taught: • Advanced Topic in General Management • Literature Review • Corporate & Industry Strategy • Strategic Management • Strategic Integration & Implementation • Strategic Marketing Management • Strategic Human Resource Management • Global Business Management • International Business Strategy • Entrepreneurship • Asian Entrepreneurship • Consulting and Business Advice • Management and Organisational Behaviour • Managing Under Uncertainty • Cross-cultural Negotiation and Management • Human Resource Management • International Human Resource Management • Managing HR & ER • Managing Organisational Change • Organisational Effectiveness • Organisational Dynamics and Diversity • International Business Environment/Globalisation • International Business Issues and Cases • The Innovative Marketer • Advertising and Promotions Management • Creating Customer Satisfaction • Contemporary Commercial Environment • Contemporary Sport & Club Management • Gaming Management • Introduction to Tourism Management

Administrative Expertise
Manager – International Relations – Faculty of Business and Law, 2014 - present Program Covenor MBA and Master of Business (Sydney, online and offshore), 2011 - 2014 Program Convenor (Master of International Business) 2007 Course Coordinator of a large number of International Business and Management courses in all locations and across all modes of study Academic Mentor; Online Teaching and Learning 2011 - present Academic Coordinator; Online Teaching, Learning and Quality 2006 – 2011 Faculty of Business and Law Representative: University of Newcastle Industry Scholarships 2008 - present School of Business and Management Coordinator: Meet the Manager Seminar Series 2007 - present Faculty of Business and Law Representative: Hunter Founders Forum 2008 - present Prior to employment with the university 4 1/2 years in CEO positions 8 years as a General Manager Member – University of Newcastle Academic Senate, 2010 – 2013 Member and Acting Chair – Academic Senate Change Review Working Party, 2012-13 Member – Academic Senate Streamlining Academic Policies working party, 2012-13 Member – University Teaching and Learning Committee, 2011 – 2013 Member – Faculty Board - Business and Law, 2010 – 2013 Member – Faculty Board – Education and Arts, 2011-2013 Member – Faculty Teaching and Learning Committee, 2011 – 2014 Member – Faculty External Engagement Committee, 2012 – 2014 Member – Faculty Internationalisation Committee, 2010 – current Member – Faculty AQF steering committee, 2012 – 2013

Collaborations
Key research interests include Institutional Economics, Economic Sociology, Social Network Theory, Cross-Cultural Psychology, Evolutionary Biology and Psychology, Ecology, Culture, Religion and History in Emerging and Developing Polities, International Business Strategy and Entrepreneurship.


Qualifications

  • PhD (Management), University of Newcastle
  • Master of Business Administration, University of Newcastle
  • Graduate Certificate in Business Administration, University of Newcastle

Keywords

  • Cross Cultural Studies
  • Cross-cultural Management
  • Economic Sociology
  • Evolutionary Biology
  • Evolutionary Psychology
  • Global Business Management
  • Institutional Economics
  • International Business
  • International Business Strategy
  • International Business and Management
  • International Human Resource Management
  • International Marketing
  • Organisational Behaviour and Design
  • Organisational Theory
  • Strategic Management

Languages

  • English (Fluent)

Fields of Research

CodeDescriptionPercentage
149901Comparative Economic Systems20
150308International Business80

Professional Experience

UON Appointment

DatesTitleOrganisation / Department
1/07/2014 - 30/06/2015Casual AcademicUniversity of Newcastle
Newcastle Business School
Australia
27/05/2014 - Manager, International RelationsUniversity of Newcastle
Newcastle Business School
Australia
1/03/2014 - 25/05/2014Casual AcademicUniversity of Newcastle
Newcastle Business School
Australia
21/02/2013 - 13/05/2013Casual AcademicUniversity of Newcastle
Newcastle Business School
Australia
1/01/2013 - 31/05/2013Web Learn Tutor Newastle Business SUniversity of Newcastle
Newcastle Business School
Australia
31/08/2012 - 1/09/2012Casual AcademicUniversity of Newcastle
Newcastle Business School
Australia
1/07/2012 - 30/08/2012Casual AcademicUniversity of Newcastle
Newcastle Business School
Australia
26/04/2012 - 26/04/2012Casual LecturerUniversity of Newcastle
International Office
Australia
17/12/2011 - 18/12/2011Casual AcademicUniversity of Newcastle
Newcastle Business School
Australia
1/11/2011 - 30/11/2011Casual AcademicUniversity of Newcastle
Newcastle Business School
Australia
30/08/2011 - 18/10/2011Casual AcademicUniversity of Newcastle
Newcastle Business School
Australia
24/08/2011 - 16/12/2011Casual AcademicUniversity of Newcastle
Newcastle Business School
Australia
19/07/2011 - 22/08/2011Casual AcademicUniversity of Newcastle
Newcastle Business School
Australia
1/07/2011 - 29/08/2011Casual AcademicUniversity of Newcastle
Newcastle Business School
Australia
1/07/2011 - 16/12/2011Casual AcademicUniversity of Newcastle
Newcastle Business School
Australia
7/09/2010 - 18/10/2010Casual AcademicUniversity of Newcastle
Newcastle Business School
Australia
1/09/2010 - 16/12/2010Casual AcademicUniversity of Newcastle
Newcastle Business School
Australia
1/09/2010 - 16/12/2010Casual AcademicUniversity of Newcastle
Newcastle Business School
Australia
16/07/2010 - 27/08/2010Casual AcademicUniversity of Newcastle
Newcastle Business School
Australia
1/04/2009 - 16/07/2009Casual AcademicUniversity of Newcastle
Newcastle Business School
Australia
4/03/2009 - 31/03/2010Casual AcademicUniversity of Newcastle
Newcastle Business School
Australia
5/02/2009 - 19/05/2009Casual AcademicUniversity of Newcastle
Newcastle Business School
Australia
2/02/2009 - 25/11/2009Casual AcademicUniversity of Newcastle
Newcastle Business School
Australia
12/01/2009 - 30/01/2009Casual AcademicUniversity of Newcastle
Newcastle Business School
Australia
1/07/2008 - 31/12/2008Casual AcademicUniversity of Newcastle
Newcastle Business School
Australia
20/04/2008 - 27/08/2008Casual AcademicUniversity of Newcastle
Newcastle Graduate School of Business
Australia
7/01/2008 - 23/05/2008Casual AcademicUniversity of Newcastle
Newcastle Graduate School of Business
Australia
4/05/2007 - 3/09/2007Casual AcademicUniversity of Newcastle
Newcastle Graduate School of Business
Australia
4/09/2006 - 8/12/2006Casual AcademicUniversity of Newcastle
Newcastle Graduate School of Business
Australia
4/09/2006 - 22/12/2006LecturerUniversity of Newcastle
Newcastle Graduate School of Business
Australia

Academic appointment

DatesTitleOrganisation / Department
1/01/2012 - Membership - European International Business AcademyEuropean International Business Academy
United Kingdom
1/01/2012 - Membership - Academy of ManagementAcademy of Management
Australia
1/01/2012 - Membership - Academy of International BusinessAcademy of International Business
Australia

Membership

DatesTitleOrganisation / Department
Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (MAICD)Australian Institute of Company Directors
Australia

Professional appointment

DatesTitleOrganisation / Department
1/01/2000 - 1/12/2002Company DirectorAlternative Options (NSW) Pty Ltd. Business Consulting company
NSW Registered Club
Australia

Awards

Recipient

YearAward
2010Faculty of Business and Law - Excellence in Online Postgraduate Coursework Teaching
Unknown
2003Graduate Management Association Prize
Unknown
2003Certified Club Manager
Unknown

Recognition

YearAward
2013Work Integrated Learning Staff of the Year Award
Unknown
2012Vice-Chancellors Citation for Outstanding Contribution to Student Learning
Unknown
2011Faculty of Business and Law - Excellence in Online Postgraduate Coursework Teaching
Unknown
2003Graduate Management Association Prize
Unknown
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Publications

For publications that are currently unpublished or in-press, details are shown in italics.


Chapter (4 outputs)

YearCitationAltmetricsLink
2015Drew AJ, Kriz AP, Redding G, 'Paternalism in Chinese Business Systems', Handbook of East Asian Entrepreneurship, Routledge, New York 1-29 (2015)
Co-authorsAnton Kriz
2014Drew AJ, Jansson H, 'Towards an evolutionary theory of Chinese leadership', Research on the impact of global economic integration and information networking on sustainable corporate development, Nanjing University Press, Nanjing, China 24-30 (2014) [B1]
2012Drew AJ, Kriz AP, 'Towards a theoretical framework for examining societal-level institutional change', Institutional Theory in International Business and Management, Emerald Group Publishing Limited, London 65-98 (2012) [B1]
CitationsScopus - 1
Co-authorsAnton Kriz
2008Drew AJ, Kriz AP, 'The effect of an efficient and effective politico-legal system on the Chinese business practice of Guanxi', Innovation in Management Practices, Macmillan Publishers India, New Delhi, India 194-201 (2008) [B1]
Co-authorsAnton Kriz
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Journal article (4 outputs)

YearCitationAltmetricsLink
2014Drew AJ, 'Teaching International Business across Multiple Modes of Delivery: How to Maintain Equivalence in Learning Outcomes', Journal of Teaching in International Business, 25 185-199 (2014) [C1]
DOI10.1080/08975930.2014.925743
2014Drew AJ, Kriz AP, 'Institutional Reform and the Changing Face of Guanxi', International Journal of Business and Information, 9 187-216 (2014) [C1]
Co-authorsAnton Kriz
2009Drew AJ, Kriz AP, 'An institutional analysis of Chinese business relationships', International Journal of Value Chain Management, 3 356-373 (2009) [C1]
DOI10.1504/IJVCM.2009.031766
Co-authorsAnton Kriz
2006Drew AJ, Kriz AP, 'Understanding changing patron expectations of club offerings: A consumer behavioural approach', International Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Administration, 7 195-210 (2006) [C1]
DOI10.1300/J149v07n02_10
Co-authorsAnton Kriz
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Review (1 outputs)

YearCitationAltmetricsLink
2006Drew A, 'An Introduction to Human Resource Management - An Integrated Approach (2006) [D2]

Conference (16 outputs)

YearCitationAltmetricsLink
2014Drew AJ, Jansson H, 'Why Has the Chinese Leadership Style Prevailed over Millenia? Towards an Evolutionary Theory of Global Leadership', 56th Annual Meeting of the Academy of International Business, Vancouver (2014) [E3]
2013Drew AJ, Jansson H, 'Towards a Theory of Chinese Leadership', Academy of International Business - Australia and New Zealand, Newcastle (2013) [E3]
2013Drew AJ, Kriz AP, Redding G, 'Why genes, culture and institutions matter', Group for Research in Organisational Evolution, Hertfordshire (2013) [E3]
Co-authorsAnton Kriz
2013Kriz AP, Groen E, Drew AJ, Cunneen D, 'China: Hegemonic heir apparent?', Australia and New Zealand International Business Academy, Sydney (2013) [E1]
Co-authorsAnton Kriz, David Cunneen
2012Kriz AP, Groen E, Drew AJ, Cunneen DJ, 'China: Hegemonic heir apparent or simply a pretender?', The 2012 International Schumpeter Society Conference, Brisbane, QLD (2012) [E2]
Co-authorsDavid Cunneen, Anton Kriz
2012Kriz AP, Keating B, Drew AJ, Rowley C, 'Beyond cronyism: in pursuit of deep trust', 38th European International Business Academy 2012 Proceedings, Brighton, England (2012)
Co-authorsAnton Kriz
2012Kriz AP, Keating B, Drew AJ, Rowley C, 'Beyond cronyism: in pursuit of deep trust', 38th European International Business Academy 2012 Proceedings, Brighton, England (2012) [E3]
Co-authorsAnton Kriz
2011Drew AJ, Kriz AP, 'Institutional reform and the changing face of Guanxi', Proceedings of Business and Information 2011, Bangkok (2011) [E1]
Co-authorsAnton Kriz
2011Drew AJ, 'The business of work integrated learning: Adaption and development of business courses to incorporate WIL', WACE 17th World Conference on Cooperative and Work Integrated Learning Abstracts, Philadelphia (2011) [E3]
2011Drew AJ, Kriz AP, 'Structural changes within and between economies: Embedded institutions and the case of guanxi', Proceedings of the 37th European International Business Academy Annual Conference, Bucharest (2011) [E1]
Co-authorsAnton Kriz
2011Drew AJ, Kriz AP, 'Institutional reform and the case of Guanxi', Enterprise Management in a Transitional Economy and Post Financial Crisis, Nanjing (2011) [E1]
Co-authorsAnton Kriz
2010Drew AJ, Kriz AP, 'History and the path dependent nature of economic development: And the case of Guanxi', XXth Conference of the CEDIMES: Development Models of Emerging Countries, Quebec, Canada (2010) [E2]
Co-authorsAnton Kriz
2009Drew AJ, 'Extending Douglass North's theoretical framework for analysing economic and institutional change - and the Chinese connection', CIOS: Centre for Institutional and Organisational Studies Inaugural Conference Abstracts, Newcastle, NSW (2009) [E3]
2008Drew AJ, Kriz AP, 'The mediating effect of an efficient and effective politico-legal system on the Chinese business practice of guanxi', 22nd ANZAM Conference 2008: Managing in the Pacific Century, Auckland, NZ (2008) [E1]
Co-authorsAnton Kriz
2007Kriz AP, Groen E, Drew AJ, 'Predicting the next hegemon: A case of analysing the past, present and future', All China Economics (ACE) International Conference. Papers, Hong Kong (2007) [E2]
Co-authorsAnton Kriz
2006Kriz AP, Quazi AM, Drew AJ, 'Exploring the importance of help in building trust: evidence from chinese markets', 2nd Biennial Conference of the Academy of World business, marketing and Management Development Conference Proceedings, Paris (2006) [E1]
Co-authorsAnton Kriz
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Thesis / Dissertation (1 outputs)

YearCitationAltmetricsLink
2011Drew AJ, Chinese perceptions of guanxi in Mainland and overseas Chinese business communities, University of Newcastle (2011)
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Research Supervision

Current Supervision

CommencedResearch Title / Program / Supervisor Type
2014Systemic Dependence Between Leadership and Collaborative Success?
General Medicine, Faculty of Health and Medicine
Co-Supervisor
2012Indigenous Entrepreneurship in Tourism
Business Management, Faculty of Business and Law
Principal Supervisor
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News

Dr Tony Drew receives award

Newcastle Business School Partnership Award

March 9, 2015

Newcastle Business School awarded at the 2015 IMT Global Partners' Conclave

Dr Tony Drew

Positions

Manager, International Relations
Newcastle Business School
Faculty of Business and Law

Casual Academic
Newcastle Business School
Faculty of Business and Law

Focus area

International Business

Contact Details

Emailantony.drew@newcastle.edu.au
Phone(02) 4921 2099
Fax(02) 4921 7398

Office

RoomUNH 3.19a
BuildingUniversity House
LocationCnr King and Auckland Streets, Newcastle

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