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Associate Professor Janice Redmond

Associate Professor

Contact Information Telephone: +61 8 6304 2153, Email:, Campus: Joondalup, Room: JO2.359
Staff Member Details
Telephone: +61 8 6304 2153
Campus: Joondalup  
Room: JO2.359  


Janice is an Associate Professor in the School of Business and Law and has a significant background in the government and education sectors including working in the area of Human Resource Management with responsibility for recruitment and retention and case management.

Key Research Areas

  • Small and medium business (SME)
  • SME business sustainability
  • SME response to climate change
  • Self-employment
  • Environmental education and training
  • Small and medium enterprise training and learning
  • Human resource management
  • Small business owners preparation for retirement


Janice is currently involved in a number of collaborative projects locally, nationally and internationally including small business owners’ preparation for retirement including superannuation savings; small and medium enterprise sustainability; discretionary work effort and informal training and learning in small business.

Janice is a professional member of the Australian Human Resource Institute (AHRI) and the Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management (ANZAM). She was previously a member of the National Industry Working Party addressing National Resource Management issues for High Population Centres including SMEs and the Deputy Chair of Perth Region Natural Resource Management Light Industry Reference Group.

  • Theme Two: Society and Culture; Individual, economic, organisational, political and social transformation. As well as, Diverse, equitable, informed and productive communities, schools and workplaces
  • Australian Human Resources Institute
  • Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management


  • Doctor of Philosophy, The University of Western Australia, 2004.
  • Master of Applied Science in Sports Science, Edith Cowan University, 1995.
  • Bachelor of Applied Science in Sport Science, Edith Cowan University, 1992.


Recent Research Grants

  • The retirement savings challenge for self-employed women: Improving their financial literacy through translational research.,  Edith Cowan University,  ECU Industry Collaboration Grant - 2016 (Round 1),  2016 - 2017,  $89,451.
  • The retirement intentions and strategies of self-employed small business owner-managers,  Small Business Development Corporation,  Grant,  2016 - 2017,  $30,363.
  • Sustainable environmental management in Australian small firms,  Australian Research Council,  Grant - Linkage (Projects),  2011 - 2015,  $545,019.
  • City of Joondalup Small Business Study,  City of Joondalup,  Grant,  2011 - 2012,  $69,281.
  • SMEs and Environmental Management: Impact, Measurement and the Influence of Education,  Edith Cowan University,  ECU Industry Collaboration - Grant,  2009 - 2011,  $107,024.
  • Older workers and self employment: what training and skills development do they need to succeed?,  West Coast Institute of Training,  Grant,  2010 - 2011,  $9,000.
  • Identification of Small Business Management Skills and Competencies for Business Growth and Development,  Edith Cowan University,  ECU Industry Collaboration - Grant,  2008 - 2009,  $69,964.
  • Environmental Management (EM) Skills Development of Light Industrial SMEs in Western Australia,  Perth Region Natural Resource Management,  Grant,  2007 - 2009,  $40,000.
  • Exploring small business learning needs for environmental education,  Edith Cowan University,  ECU Early Career Researcher - Grant,  2008,  $16,000.
  • Exploring environmental management education for small and medium sized enterprises,  Edith Cowan University,  Grant - Collaborative Research,  2006 - 2008,  $70,000.
  • Exploring the Skills Shortage and its Effects on Small Business Growth ,  Edith Cowan University,  Grant - Faculty Industry Research Collaborative,  2008,  $27,989.
  • Bellevue Sustainable Industry Project,  Perth Region Natural Resource Management,  Grant,  2005 - 2007,  $33,500.
  • Developing a predictive model of the growth intentions of home-based business (HBB) owner operators,  Edith Cowan University,  ECU Industry Collaboration - Grant,  2006 - 2007,  $66,002.
  • Investigating the planning practices of SMEs: Strategic or operational?,  City of Swan,  Grant,  2006,  $54,523.
  • TravelSmart healthy employee project,  Department of Environment Regulation WA,  Grant,  2005 - 2006,  $10,000.

Recent Publications (within the last five years)

Journal Articles

  • Sharafizad, J., Redmond, J., (2020), Discretionary effort of higher education sector employees: motivators and inhibitors. Studies in Higher Education, 45(6), 1261-1279, DOI: 10.1080/03075079.2019.1628200.
  • Sharafizad, J., Redmond, J., Morris, R., (2020), Leadership/management factors impact on employee engagement and discretionary effort. International Journal of Organization Theory and Behavior, 23(1), 43-64, DOI: 10.1108/IJOTB-12-2018-0134.
  • Redmond, J., Sharafizad, J., (2020), Discretionary effort of regional hospitality small business employees: Impact of non-monetary work factors. World of Information Business Intelligence Reports. Albania, 86(xx), 1-11,, DOI:
  • Coetzer, A., Inma, J., Poisat, P., Redmond, J., Standing, C., (2019), Does job embeddedness predict turnover intentions in SMEs?. International Journal of Productivity and Performance Management, 68(2), 340-361, DOI: 10.1108/IJPPM-03-2018-0108.
  • Coetzer, A., Inma, J., Poisat, P., Redmond, J., Standing, C., (2018), Job embeddedness and employee enactment of innovation-related work behaviours. International Journal of Manpower, 39(2), 222-239, DOI: 10.1108/IJM-04-2016-0095.
  • Millsteed, J., Redmond, J., Walker, E., (2017), Learning management by self-employed occupational therapists in private practice. Australian Occupational Therapy Journal, 64(2), 113-120, Wiley, DOI: 10.1111/1440-1630.12331.
  • Redmond, J., Walker, E., Hutchinson, J., (2017), Self-employment: Is it a long-term financial strategy for women?. Equality, Diversity and Inclusion: An International Journal, 36(4), 362-375, DOI: 10.1108/EDI-10-2016-0078.
  • Redmond, J., Walker, B., (2016), The value of energy audits for SMEs: An Australian example. Energy Efficiency, 9(5), 1053-1063, Springer, DOI: 10.1007/s12053-015-9409-4.
  • Redmond, J., Wolfram Cox, J., Curtis, J., Kirk-Brown, A., Walker, B., (2016), Beyond Business as usual: how and (why) the habit discontinuity hypothesis can inform SME engagement in environmental sustainability practices. Australasian Journal of Environmental Management, 23(4), 426-442, Taylor & Francis Ltd, DOI: 10.1080/14486563.2016.1188424.
  • Millsteed, J., Redmond, J., Walker, E., (2016), Small business ownership for occupational therapists: key factors for success. International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Small Business, 27(4), 425-440, Inderscience, DOI: 10.1504/IJESB.2016.075013.
  • Wooltorton, S., Wilkinson, A., Horwitz, P., Bahn, S., Redmond, J., Dooley, J., (2015), Sustainability and action research in universities: Towards knowledge for organisational transformation. International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 16(4), 424-439, United Kingdom, Emerald Group Publishing Ltd., DOI: 10.1108/IJSHE-09-2013-0111.

Research Student Supervision

Principal Supervisor

  • Doctor of Philosophy,  Secondary employment by Western Australian police officers: Factors influencing multi job-holding and the relationship to organisational commitment
  • Master of Management by Research,  The influence of business incubation in developing new enterprises in Australia
  • Master of Management by Research,  Creativity, design and management in Australian fashion enterprises

Co-principal Supervisor

  • Master of Management by Research,  The decision making processes of small business owner-managers: An environmental focus.
  • Master of Management by Research,  Managing learning in the workplace: A study of the perceptions and practice of local government managers

Associate Supervisor

  • Doctor of Philosophy,  Maximising board governance effectiveness in small and medium sized Australian independent schools
  • Master of Management by Research,  Is leadership the key to public sector retention in regional Western Australia? An exploratory study.
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  A model of management learning for occupational therapists in small business in Australia.
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  Understanding variety in small firm internationalization: The decision-making process of small manufacturing firms in Indonesia.
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  An exploratory examination of the factors influencing Indonesian SMEs' sustainability practices.
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