The theme of this research centre is ‘Innovative Practice’. Innovation in the context of a research centre can be defined as creating something new and original that has a significant impact on an organisation and the profession.
Although innovation in the past has often been associated with new product development, the term ‘innovation’ can include: approaches to developing new and better services; better operational execution through improved processes; and better understanding of customers and markets. It is this broader view of innovation that is the focus of our centre.
Our centre draws upon expertise from across the Faculty of Business and Law. Areas of specific interest include: networks and innovation; the use of information technology in innovation; personal innovation and its relationship with organisational innovation; innovation in tourism; innovative research processes; and corporate social responsibility.
We welcome discussions with industry and government and the development of joint projects.
Professor Craig Standing
Telephone: (61 8) 6304 5545
Professor Ross Dowling OAM
Telephone: (61 8) 6304 5891