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Emeritus Professor Stephen Nicholas

Emeritus Professor

Newcastle Business School

Career Summary

Biography

Professor Nicholas is a Emeritus Professor of International Business at University of Newcastle. He was elected to the Academy of the Social Science in Australia in 1997. He is Yunshan Chair Professor at the Guangdong University of Foreign Studies and Guest Professor at Beijing Normal University, Beijing University of Foreign Studies and Nanjing University of Finance and Economics. Professor Nicholas is a member of the Board of Trustees of Guangdong University of Foreign Studies; Member of Council and Member of Academic Board, TOP Education, Sydney and previously Chair of the Governing Council, Williams Business College, Sydney. He served as the Inaugural President of the Australian-New Zealand International Business Academy; President of the Economic History Society of Australia and New Zealand; and Member of the International Economic History Association Executive. He has been Visiting Professor at Nagoya University, Research Fellow at the Australian National University, a Visiting Fellow at Economics, Reading University and a visitor at the London School of Economics, Business History Unit. Professor Nicholas's research focuses on the development of whole societies with a focus on how a society interacts with its economic (business firms and unions), political (political parties and non-government organisations) and social (families and churches) organisations to ensure economic development while maintaining the right of individuals to exercise economic, social and political choices. His current research includes studies of restructuring of foreign subsidiaries in Guangdong and Shandong provinces and the health and well-being of China's population and labour force. Professor Nicholas has significant consulting experience with such major players as Rio Tinto, National Australia Bank, GM-Holden, Ford, IBM, Westpac and the Federal and State governments in Australia. Professor Nicholas has published over 120 refereed journal articles, book chapters and edited books in international business, knowledge and diversity management, international human resource management, and business history, economic history and anthroprometric history. His recent publications include Journal of International Business Studies, Management International Review, International Studies in Management and Organizations, Asia Pacific Journal of Management, International Journal of Human Resource Management and Oxford Economic Papers.

Research Expertise
International business Business strategy New institutional economics Foreign direct investment in Australia Foreign direct investment in China Business history Anthroprometric history Econometric history British industrial revolution and late-Victorian economic history Australian convict history

Teaching Expertise
International business business strategy Econometric history British economic history.

Administrative Expertise
Pro Vice Chancellor Head of School/Department Univesity of Sydney and University of Melbourne Chair of Academic Board Committees University of Melbourne Chair of University Promotion Panels Chair Diversity Forum University of Melbourne Various committees at School/Faculty/University Director, Australian Centre for International Business at UNSW, Sydney and Melbourne.

Collaborations
International business strategy; strategic management; Multinational Enterprises and Foreign Direct Investment in Australia, China and Japan; business history; diversity management.


Qualifications

  • PhD (Honorary Doctorate), Superior College Lahore - Pakistan
  • Artium Baccalaurei, University of Syracuse - USA
  • Master of Arts, University of Iowa - USA

Keywords

  • Foreign Direct Investment
  • Multinational Enterprises
  • Strategic management
  • international business
  • international business and strategy

Fields of Research

Code Description Percentage
150799 Transportation and Freight Services not elsewhere classified 20
159999 Commerce, Management, Tourism and Services not elsewhere classified 35
150599 Marketing not elsewhere classified 45

Professional Experience

UON Appointment

Title Organisation / Department

Academic appointment

Dates Title Organisation / Department
1/12/2011 -  Emeritus Professor University of Newcastle
Newcastle Business School
Australia
1/01/2011 -  Chair, Governing Council Williams Business College
Australia
1/01/2011 -  Guest Professor Beijing Normal University
China
1/01/2011 -  Member, Board of Trustees Guangdong University of Foreign Studies
China
1/01/2011 -  YunShan Chair Professor Guangdong University of Foreign Studies
China
1/01/2010 -  Honorary Associate of the Graduate School of Government The University of Sydney
Australia
1/01/2010 -  Guest Professor Beijing Foreign Studies University
China
1/01/2007 -  Guest Professor Nanjing University of Finance and Economics
China
1/07/2006 -  Executive Member Pacific Asia Consortium of International Business Education and Research
United States
1/03/2005 - 1/12/2011 Pro Vice Chancellor University of Newcastle
Business and Law
Australia
1/01/2003 - 1/03/2006 Head of School

International Business

The University of Sydney
Economics and Political Science
Australia
1/04/1998 - 1/07/1998 Visiting Professor Nagoya University
Japan
1/01/1998 -  Director The University of Melbourne
Centre- International Business
Australia
1/01/1998 - 1/10/2003 President Australia-NZ International Business Academy
Australia
1/01/1997 -  Membership - Academy of Social Sciences of Australia Academy of Social Sciences of Australia
Australia
1/01/1994 -  President Economic History Society of Australia and NZ
Australia
1/01/1994 -  Executive Member International Economic History Association
Switzerland
1/01/1994 -  President Economic History Society of Australia and NZ
Australia
1/01/1993 -  Head of School The University of Melbourne
Economic History
Australia
1/01/1975 - 1/07/1993 Assistant Professor The University of New South Wales
Economic History
Australia
1/01/1975 - 1/07/1993 Senior Lecturer The University of New South Wales
Economic History
Australia
1/01/1975 - 1/07/1993 Lecturer The University of New South Wales
Economic History
Australia

Invitations

External Reviewer - Departments

Year Title / Rationale
2001 XXXX
Organisation: University of Auckland Description: Assess international business in the Business School as member of international Panel
2001 XXXX
Organisation: University of Auckland Description: Assess international business in the Business School as member of international Panel
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Publications

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


Book (8 outputs)

Year Citation Altmetrics Link
2014 Nicholas SJ, Research on the Impact of Global Economic Integration and Information Networking on Sustainable Corporate Development, Nanjing University Press, Nanjing (2014) [A3]
2014 Nicholas SJ, Research on the Impact of Global Economic Integration and Information Networking on Sustainable Corporate Development, Nanjing University Press, Nanjing (2014) [A3]
2010 Nicholas SJ, Managing Business Organizations: Knowledge and the External Environment, macmillan publishers india ltd, Delhi, 435 (2010)
2009 Cheng JLC, Maitland E, Nicholas SJ, Managing Subsidiary Dynamics Headquarters Role, Capability Development, and China Strategy, Emerald Group Publishing, Bingley, UK, 247 (2009) [A3]
2008 Ranjan J, Thakur RR, Sahay BS, Nicholas SJ, Innovation in Information and Communication Technology, Macmillan Publishers India, New Dehli, India, 346 (2008) [A3]
2008 Sahay BS, Ranjan J, Thakur RR, Nicholas SJ, Redefining Business Horizons, Macmillan Publishers India, New Delhi, India, 644 (2008) [A3]
2008 Thakur RR, Ranjan J, Sahay BS, Nicholas SJ, Innovation in Management Practices, Macmillan Publishers India, New Delhi, India, 642 (2008) [A3]
2002 Maitland E, Nicholas S, Multinationals from Small Open Economies in International Studies of Management and Organization (2002) [A3]
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Chapter (13 outputs)

Year Citation Altmetrics Link
2014 McGovern J, Nicholas S, Boyle BP, 'The Decision-Making Processes in Multinational Enterprises: How Headquarters Make Strategic Change for Their Chinese Subsidiaries', Research on the Impact of Global Economic Integration and Information Networking on Sustainable Corporate Development, Nanjing University Press, Nanjing 175-185 (2014) [B1]
Co-authors Brendan Boyle
2014 Boyle BP, Mitchell R, Nicholas S, McDonnell A, 'Competitive Strategy in a Changing Global Education Industry', Research on the Impact of Global Economic Integration and Information Networking on Sustainable Corporate Development, Nanjing University Press, Nanjing 186-194 (2014) [B1]
Co-authors Brendan Boyle, Rebecca Mitchell
2009 Wang Y, Nicholas SJ, 'New perspectives on subsidiaries in the transition economy of China', Managing Subsidiary Dynamics: Headquarters Role, Capability Development, and China Strategy, Emerald Group Publishing, Bingley, UK 165-188 (2009) [B1]
DOI 10.1108/S1571-5027(2009)0000022012
2008 Mitchell RJ, Nicholas SJ, Boyle BP, 'Cross-cultural team performance', Innovation in Management Practices, Macmillan Publishers India, New Delhi, India 281-289 (2008) [B1]
Co-authors Rebecca Mitchell, Brendan Boyle
2008 Maitland E, Nicholas SJ, 'Liability of foreignness: Role of formal and informal institutions in India and China', Innovation in Management Practices, Macmillan Publishers India, New Delhi, India 273-280 (2008) [B1]
2007 Nicholas SJ, Maitland E, 'Private sector development: How business interacts with informal institutions', Informal Institutions: How Social Norms Help or Hinder Development, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, Paris, France 109-129 (2007) [B1]
2003 Maitland E, Nicholas S, 'NIE: An Organising Framework for OLI?', International Business and the Eclectic Paradigm: Developing the OLI Framework, Routledge, London, United Kingdom 47-54 (2003) [B1]
2003 Nicholas S, 'Heights and Living Standards of English Workers During the Early Years of Industrialization', The industrial revolution, Houghton Mifflin, London, United Kingdom 1770-1815 (2003) [B2]
2002 Nicholas S, 'Japanese Business in Australia', , Routledge, London, 225-227 (2002) [B1]
2002 Nicholas S, 'Subcontracting System', , Routledge, London, 422-425 (2002) [B1]
2002 Nicholas S, 'International Business Research: Steady-states, Dynamics and Globalisation', , Routledge, London/NewYork, 7-27 (2002) [B1]
2001 Nicholas S, 'Patterned Growth? The Dynamics of Multinational Expansion', , Edward Elgar Publishers, Northampton/ Cheltenham, 28-52 (2001) [B1]
2001 Nicholas S, 'Do Incentives Attract Japanese FDI to Singapore and the Region?', , Edward Elgar Publishers, Northampton/ Cheltenham, 129-150 (2001) [B1]
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Journal article (31 outputs)

Year Citation Altmetrics Link
2015 Wang W, Shi L, Yin A, Mao Z, Maitland E, Nicholas S, Liu X, 'Primary care quality among different health care structures in Tibet, China.', Biomed Res Int, 2015 206709 (2015)
DOI 10.1155/2015/206709
2014 Wang W, Shi L, Yin A, Lai Y, Maitland E, Nicholas S, 'Development and Validation of the Tibetan Primary Care Assessment Tool', BioMed Research International, 2014 1-7 (2014) [C1]
DOI 10.1155/2014/308739
2012 Boyle BP, McDonnell A, Mitchell RJ, Nicholas SJ, 'Managing knowledge in internationalizing universities through foreign assignments', International Journal of Educational Management, 26 303-312 (2012) [C1]
Citations Scopus - 2
Co-authors Brendan Boyle, Rebecca Mitchell
2012 Wang Y, Wang J, Maitland E, Zhao Y, Nicholas SJ, Lu M, 'Growing old before growing rich: Inequality in health service utilization among the mid-aged and elderly in Gansu and Zhejiang Provinces, China', BMC Health Services Research, 12 1-11 (2012) [C1]
Citations Scopus - 6Web of Science - 6
2012 Boyle BP, Nicholas SJ, Mitchell RJ, 'Sharing and developing knowledge of organization culture during international assignments', International Journal of Cross Cultural Management, 12 361-378 (2012) [C1]
Citations Scopus - 1
Co-authors Brendan Boyle, Rebecca Mitchell
2011 Chien-Ta Ho B, Nicholas SJ, Ranjan J, 'Editorial: Special Issue on Innovations in Redefining Business Horizons', International Journal of Electronic Customer Relationship Management (IJECRM), 4 1-3 (2011) [C3]
2011 Mitchell RJ, Boyle BP, Nicholas SJ, 'Cross-cultural group performance', Learning Organization, 18 94-101 (2011) [C1]
DOI 10.1108/09696471111103704
Co-authors Brendan Boyle, Rebecca Mitchell
2011 Chien-Ta Ho B, Nicholas SJ, Ranjan J, 'Guest editorial', The Learning Organization, 18 (2011) [C3]
2009 Mitchell RJ, Nicholas SJ, Boyle BP, 'The role of openness to cognitive diversity and group processes in knowledge creation', Small Group Research, 40 535-554 (2009) [C1]
DOI 10.1177/1046496409338302
Citations Scopus - 31Web of Science - 25
Co-authors Rebecca Mitchell, Brendan Boyle
2009 Mitchell RJ, Boyle BP, Nicholas SJ, 'The impact of goal structure in team knowledge creation', Group Processes & Intergroup Relations, 12 639-651 (2009) [C1]
DOI 10.1177/1368430209340568
Citations Scopus - 6Web of Science - 5
Co-authors Brendan Boyle, Rebecca Mitchell
2007 Liang F, Nicholas SJ, 'Exploring Subsidiary Strategic Roles in a Transitional Economy: Evidence from China', Journal of Global Business Issues, 1 101-114 (2007) [C1]
2007 Liang F, Nicholas SJ, 'Knowledge transfer through appropriate location selection: An empirical investigation in China', Journal of Asia Business Studies, 1 45-54 (2007) [C1]
2007 Wang Y, Nicholas SJ, 'The formation and evolution of non-equity strategic alliances in China', Asia Pacific Journal of Management, 24 131-150 (2007) [C1]
DOI 10.1007/s10490-006-9034-z
Citations Scopus - 10
2006 Mitchell R, Nicholas S, 'Knowledge creation through boundary spanning', Knowledge Management Research and Practice, 4 310-318 (2006) [C1]
DOI 10.1057/palgrave.kmrp.8500113
Co-authors Rebecca Mitchell
2006 Mitchell R, Nicholas S, 'Knowledge Creation in Groups: The Value of Cognitive Diversity, Transactive Memory, and Openmindedness Norms', Electronic Journal of Knowledge Management, 4 67-74 (2006) [C1]
2006 Wang Y, Nicholas S, 'Transferring Knowledge: How Managers Make Credible Commitments, Relational Safeguards and Dispute Resolution in Non-Equity Alliances', Nanjing University Business Studies Review, - 125-138 (2006) [C1]
2005 Wang Y, Nicholas S, 'Knowledge Transfer, Replication and Learning in Non-Equity Alliances: Operating Joint ventures in China', Management International Review, 45 99-118 (2005) [C1]
2005 Maitland E, Rose E, Nicholas S, 'How Firms Grow: Clustering as a Dynamic Model of Internationalisation', Journal of International Business Studies, 36 435-451 (2005) [C1]
DOI 10.1057/palgrave.jibs.8400140
2004 Nicholas S, Maitland E, Purcell W, 'Regional Learning Networks: Evidence from MNEs in Thailand and Australia', Management International Review, 44 87-105 (2004) [C1]
2004 Nicholas S, Purcell W, Maitland E, 'Making Investment Choices: Japanese MNEs Investing in Australia and the Region', Journal of International Business and Economics, 5 1-20 (2004) [C1]
2003 Sammartino A, O'Flynn J, Nicholas S, 'The employer perspective of indigenous (un)emplyment', Economic Papers: a journal of applied economics and policy, 22 45-60 (2003) [C1]
DOI 10.1111/j.1759-3441.2003.tb01133.x
2002 Maitland E, Nicholas S, 'Internationalisation of Australian Firms', International Studies in Management and Organizations, (2002) [C1]
2002 Maitland E, Nicholas S, 'Modelling Multinationals from Small Open Economies', International Studies in Management and Organizations, 23 (2002) [C1]
2002 Nicholas S, 'Effective Diversity Management May Equal Profit for Busines', AsiaLink Magazine, 17 (2002) [C3]
2002 Maitland E, Nicholas S, 'What Is Different About Australian MNEs', Insights, (2002) [C1]
2001 Nicholas S, Purcell W, Gray S, 'Regional Clusters, Location Tournaments and Incentives: An Empirical Analysis of Factors Attracting Japanese Investment to Singapore', Asia Pacific Journal of Management, 18 (2001) [C1]
2001 Nicholas S, Purcell W, 'Japanese Multinational in Australia: Work Practices, Subcontracting Relations and Learning Mechanisms', Singapore Economic Review, 46 119-139 (2001) [C1]
2001 Purcell W, Nicholas S, 'Japanese Tourism Investment in Australia: Entry Choice, Parent Control and Management Practice', Tourism Management, 22 245-257 (2001) [C1]
2001 Melchers RE, Soares CG, 'Guest editorial', Reliability Engineering & System Safety, 74 225-225 (2001) [C3]
DOI 10.1016/S0951-8320(01)00103-X
Co-authors Rob Melchers
2001 Lau K, O''Flynn J, Sammartino A, Ricciotti A, Nicholas S, 'Diversity Management: Capturing the Diversity Dividen', CEDA Bulletin, (2001) [C3]
2001 O''Flynn J, Fisher N, Sammartino A, Lau K, Ricciotti A, Nicholas S, 'The Diversity Dividend', HR Monthly, (2001) [C3]
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Review (1 outputs)

Year Citation Altmetrics Link
2001 Nicholas S, Shergold P, 'British and Irish Convicts', The Australian People:An Encyclopedia of the Nation, Its People and Their Origins (2001) [D1]

Conference (37 outputs)

Year Citation Altmetrics Link
2011 Mitchell RJ, Boyle BP, Maitland E, Nicholas SJ, Zhao S, 'How subsidiary top management teams influence strategic change and organizational performance in transition economies', Enterprise Management in a Transitional Economy and Post Financial Crisis, Nanjing (2011) [E1]
Co-authors Rebecca Mitchell, Brendan Boyle
2010 Boyle BP, Nicholas SJ, Mitchell RJ, 'Expatriate assignments and the value of idiosyncratic knowledge', Managing Business Organizations, Knowledge and the External Environment, Ghaziabad, India (2010) [E1]
Co-authors Rebecca Mitchell, Brendan Boyle
2010 Nicholas SJ, Ranjan J, 'Managing Business Organizations, Knowledge and the External Environment', Proceedings of the International Conference on Business and Information Technology Contemporary Research and Development, Ghaziabad, India (2010) [E4]
2010 Nicholas SJ, Ranjan J, 'Trends and Techniques in ICT', Proceedings of the International Conference on Business and Information Technology Contemporary Research and Development, Ghaziabad, India (2010) [E4]
2010 Mitchell RJ, Nicholas SJ, Boyle BP, 'Transactive memory in teams: How does it work?', Trends and Techniques in ICT, Ghaziabad, India (2010) [E1]
Co-authors Rebecca Mitchell, Brendan Boyle
2010 Nicholas SJ, Ranjan J, 'Data and Information Management', Proceedings of the International Conference on Business and Information Technology Contemporary Research and Development, Ghaziabad, India (2010) [E4]
2009 Boyce GH, Nicholas SJ, 'On dignity', CIOS: Centre for Institutional and Organisational Studies Inaugural Conference Abstracts, Newcastle, NSW (2009) [E3]
2009 Boyle BP, Nicholas SJ, Mitchell RJ, 'Developing knowledge of organisational culture in multinational enterprises', ANZAM: 23rd ANZAM Conference: Sustainability, Management and Marketing, Melbourne, VIC (2009) [E1]
Co-authors Brendan Boyle, Rebecca Mitchell
2009 Maitland E, Nicholas SJ, Boyce GH, 'The economics of governance: Transaction cost economics and new institutional economics', Symposium on the Multiple Facets of Governance. Symposium Program, Newcastle, NSW (2009) [E2]
2008 Boyle BP, Nicholas SJ, Mitchell RJ, 'Expatriation research through the knowledge lens: The value of focusing on the idiosyncratic', 22nd ANZAM Conference 2008: Managing in the Pacific Century, Auckland, NZ (2008) [E1]
Co-authors Brendan Boyle, Rebecca Mitchell
2007 Boyle B, Mitchell RJ, Nicholas SJ, 'Sharing knowledge of interpersonal networks during foreign assignments and knowledge flows in multinational enterprises', AIB 2007 Annual Meeting. Conference Proceedings, Indianapolis, Indiana (2007) [E1]
Co-authors Rebecca Mitchell
2007 Mitchell RJ, Nicholas SJ, Boyle BP, 'Goal compatibility in knowledge creation', 13th Asian Pacific Management Conference. Proceedings, Melbourne (2007) [E1]
Co-authors Rebecca Mitchell, Brendan Boyle
2007 Boyle B, Nicholas SJ, Mitchell RJ, 'Foreign assignments and knowledge flows in multinational enterprises', ANZIBA Conference 2007: Institutions and Organisations in an International Context. Papers, Newcastle, NSW (2007) [E1]
Co-authors Rebecca Mitchell
2007 Mitchell RJ, Nicholas SJ, Boyle B, 'Individual learning in organizational groups: an alternate view of group performance', The Academy of Management 2007 Annual Meeting Proceedings, Philadelphia, PA. (2007) [E1]
Co-authors Rebecca Mitchell
2007 Mitchell RJ, Nicholas SJ, 'When are two heads better than one?: How cognitive heterogeneity explains the impact of demographic diversity in teams', The Academy of Management 2007 Annual Meeting Proceedings, Philadelphia, PA. (2007) [E1]
Co-authors Rebecca Mitchell
2007 Boyle B, Nicholas SJ, Mitchell RJ, 'Leveraging intellectual and social capital within multinational companies (MNCs) through expatriate assignments', 21st ANZAM Conference. Proceedings, Sydney (2007) [E1]
Co-authors Rebecca Mitchell
2007 Boyle B, Nicholas SJ, Mitchell RJ, 'Human resources and the knowledge-centred strategy literature: A strategic theoretical frame for the study of foreign assignments in multinational enterprises', ANZIBA Conference 2007: Institutions and Organisations in an International Context. Papers, Newcastle, NSW (2007) [E1]
Co-authors Rebecca Mitchell
2007 Mitchell RJ, Nicholas SJ, Boyle BP, 'The impact of cognitive conflict on team performance', 13th Asian Pacific Management Conference. Proceedings, Melbourne (2007) [E1]
Co-authors Rebecca Mitchell, Brendan Boyle
2005 Wang Y, Nicholas S, 'Transferring Knowledge: How Managers Manage Credible Commitments, Relational Safeguards and Dispute Resolution in Non-Equity Alliances in China', 5th International Symposium on Multinational Business Management - Human Resource Management in a Transitional Economy, Nanjing, China (2005) [E1]
2005 Comerton-Ford C, Kitay J, Nicholas S, Yip J, 'Managing Group Work in Public Policy Programs', The Role of Public Administration in Alleviating Poverty and Improving Governance, Kuala Lumpur, Malayasia (2005) [E1]
2004 Sammartion A, Nicholas S, O''Flynn J, 'A Resource-based Analysis of Diversity Management: Evidence from Australian Firms', -, Sweden (2004) [E1]
2004 Mitchell R, Nicholas S, 'Dynamic Capabilities and the Creation of Knowledge in Organisations: The Importance of Functional and Cognitive Diversity, and Trans-Specialist Knowledge', -, Queensland (2004) [E1]
2004 Mitchell R, Nicholas S, 'Knowledge Creating Mechanisms and Competitive Advantage: The Value of Cognitive Diversity, Transactive memory, Openmindedness Norms and Transpecialist Knowledge', -, Cairns Australia (2004) [E1]
2004 Liang F, Nicholas S, 'Managing Ongoing Inter-Partner Relationships Within International Joint Ventures: An Empirical Investigation', -, Stokholm Sweden (2004) [E1]
2004 Liang F, Nicholas S, 'Integration and Responsiveness of subsidiaries in Transitional China', -, Beijing (2004) [E1]
2004 Lian F, Nicholas S, 'Exploring a Typology of Subsidiary Strategies in a Transitional Economy', -, Stokholm Sweden (2004) [E1]
2004 Comerton-Ford C, Kitay J, Nicholas S, Yip J, 'Enhancing learning outcomes through group work', -, Singapore (2004) [E1]
2004 Liang F, Nicholas S, 'Maintaining Inter-Partner Cooperation of IJV: Evidence from China', Canberra, Australia (2004) [E1]
2003 Maitland E, Nicholas S, 'International Business; Moving Beyond Management and Towards International Studies', -, Dunedin, New Zealand (2003) [E1]
2003 Maitland E, Nicholas S, 'The Challenge of International Business', -, Dunedin NZ (2003) [E1]
2003 Fan L, Nicholas S, 'Conflict and Cooperation in JVs in China', -, Melbourne, Australia (2003) [E1]
2002 Wang Y, Nicholas S, Morgan S, 'A Transaction Cost Study of Contractual Joint Ventures in China', Nanjing (2002) [E1]
2002 Nicholas S, Maitland E, Purcell W, 'Regional Learning Networks: Evidence from Japanese MNEs in Thailand and Australia', Bali Indonesia (2002) [E1]
2002 Wang Y, Nicholas S, 'Relational Subcontracting: The Case of Contractual Joint Ventures in China in W', Brisbane Australia (2002) [E1]
2002 Fan L, Nicholas S, 'Subsidiary Strategic Roles in a Transition Economy', Brisbane Australia (2002) [E1]
2002 Nicholas S, Maitland S, Purcell W, 'Inter-firm Learning in Japanese B2B Networks', Brisbane Australia (2002) [E1]
2002 A S, O''Flynn J, Nicholas S, 'Diversity Management as a Competitive Advantage: Empirical Evidence from Australian Firms', Auckland NZ (2002) [E1]
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Grants and Funding

Summary

Number of grants 5
Total funding $976,500

Click on a grant title below to expand the full details for that specific grant.


20061 grants / $150,000

International Business$150,000

Funding body: Transfer from University of Sydney

Funding body Transfer from University of Sydney
Project Team
Scheme unknown
Role Lead
Funding Start 2006
Funding Finish 2006
GNo
Type Of Funding External
Category EXTE
UON Y

20021 grants / $18,000

AUSTRADE Training$18,000

Funding body Unknown
Project Team
Scheme Unknown
Role Lead
Funding Start 2002
Funding Finish 2002
GNo
Type Of Funding Other Public Sector - Commonwealth
Category 2OPC
UON Y

20011 grants / $55,500

Multinational Firms in Australia$55,500

Funding body: Department of Industry, Energy and Resources

Funding body Department of Industry, Energy and Resources
Project Team
Scheme Government-Industry-University collaboration
Role Lead
Funding Start 2001
Funding Finish 2002
GNo
Type Of Funding External
Category EXTE
UON Y

20001 grants / $680,000

Divesity Management$680,000

Funding body: Department of Families, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs

Funding body Department of Families, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs
Project Team
Scheme Unknown
Role Lead
Funding Start 2000
Funding Finish 2002
GNo
Type Of Funding Other Public Sector - Commonwealth
Category 2OPC
UON Y

19991 grants / $73,000

Foreign Investment in Australia$73,000

Funding body: ARC (Australian Research Council)

Funding body ARC (Australian Research Council)
Project Team
Scheme Unknown
Role Lead
Funding Start 1999
Funding Finish 2001
GNo
Type Of Funding Aust Competitive - Commonwealth
Category 1CS
UON Y
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Research Supervision

Current Supervision

Commenced Research Title / Program / Supervisor Type
2014 Leading Authentically in Healthcare Teams: A Moderated Mediation Model
Business Management, Faculty of Business and Law
Co-Supervisor
2007 Institutonal Approaches to Investment in China
Accounting, University of Sydney
Co-Supervisor
2004 FDI in China
Business Management, University of Sydney
Co-Supervisor
2003 Expatriates
Human Resource Management, University of Sydney
Co-Supervisor
2003 Groups and Learning
Organisation Management, University of Sydney
Co-Supervisor

Past Supervision

Year Research Title / Program / Supervisor Type
2013 How Multinational Enterprises Make Decisions About Foreign Subsidiary Strategic Change: An Exploratory Study
Business Management, Faculty of Business and Law
Principal Supervisor
2007 Australian Diversification
Economics, University of Sydney
Sole Supervisor
2007 Marketing Innovations
Marketing, University of Melbourne
Sole Supervisor
2007 International business
Business Management, University of Melbourne
Co-Supervisor
2004 Foreign direct investment in China
Accounting, University of Melbourne
Sole Supervisor
2003 Non-equity strategic alliances
Accounting, University of Melbourne
Sole Supervisor
2003 HRM Victoria's Railways
Economics, University of Melbourne
Co-Supervisor
2001 Subsidiary-HQ Control
Business Management, University of Melbourne
Principal Supervisor
1999 New Institutional Economics
Economics, University of Melbourne
Sole Supervisor
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Emeritus Professor Stephen Nicholas

Position

Emeritus Professor
Newcastle Business School
Faculty of Business and Law

Contact Details

Email stephen.nicholas@newcastle.edu.au
Phone (02) 4921 7979
Fax (02) 4921 7977

Office

Room SRS03
Building Social Sciences Building
Location Callaghan
University Drive
Callaghan, NSW 2308
Australia
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