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Dr Jalleh Sharafizad


Contact Information Telephone: +61 8 6304 5518, Email:, Campus: Joondalup, Room: JO2.2.369
Staff Member Details
Telephone: +61 8 6304 5518
Campus: Joondalup  
Room: JO2.2.369  


Jalleh is a lecturer in Business Services in the School of Business and Law.

Current Teaching

  • Management 1


  • Academic Staff: School of Business and Law, Edith Cowan University.
  • Academic unit coordinator, lecturer and tutor for undergraduate and postgraduate, on-campus and external students in: Management; Information Systems for Business; Human Resource Management; Retention and Recruitment; Organisational Behaviour; Small Business Management; Strategic Information Technology Management; Project Management; Information Systems Strategies (MBA unit); Information Systems Projects (MBA unit); Information Systems Challenges (MBA unit); Managing Employee Performance (PG);and Managing Locally and Globally (MBA unit).
  • Contributor to McGraw Hill Education (Australia).


  • Doctor of Philosophy, Edith Cowan University, 2014.
  • Master of Business Administration, Edith Cowan University, 2008.
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Information and Electronic), Curtin University of Technology, 1991.


Recent Research Grants

  • Employee Work Motivation and Discretionary Work Effort in the Higher Education and Training Sector,  Edith Cowan University,  ECU Early Career Researcher Grant - 2016,  2016 - 2017,  $10,200.
  • City of Joondalup Small Business Study,  City of Joondalup,  Grant,  2011 - 2012,  $69,281.

Recent Publications (within the last five years)

Journal Articles

  • 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:
  • Sharafizad, J., Brown, K., (2020), Regional small businesses’ personal and inter-firm networks. Journal of Business and Industrial Marketing, 1-34, Online, DOI: 10.1108.
  • 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.
  • Sharafizad, J., Redmond, J., (2019), Discretionary effort of higher education sector employees: motivators and inhibitors. Studies in Higher Education, June(XX), 1-20, DOI: 10.1080/03075079.2019.1628200.
  • Sharafizad, J., (2019), Influence of mentors on networking behaviour of small business owners: A conceptual framework. International Journal of Globalisation and Small Business, 10(4), 298-323, DOI: 10.1504/IJGSB.2019.103581.
  • Sharafizad, J., (2018), Informal learning of women small business owners. Education and Training, 60(1), 82-103, Education + Training, DOI: 10.1108/ET-01-2017-0006.
  • Sharafizad, J., Coetzer, A., (2017), Women business owners' start-up motivations and network structure. Journal of Management and Organization, 23(2), 206-223, DOI: 10.1017/JMO.2016.51.
  • Sharafizad, J., Standing, C., (2017), Determinants of Relationship Marketing By Women Small Business Owners. Journal of Small Business and Entrepreneurship, 29(4), 271-291, DOI: 10.1080/08276331.2017.1325267.
  • Sharafizad, J., (2016), Women business owners’ adoption of information and communication technology. Journal of Systems and Information Technology, 18(4), 331-345, United Kingdom, Emerald Group Publishing Limited, DOI: 10.1108/JSIT-07-2016-0048.
  • Sharafizad, J., Coetzer, A., (2016), The networking interactions of Australian women small business owners. Small Enterprise Research, 23(2), 135-150, Melbourne, VIC, Routledge, DOI: 10.1080/13215906.2016.1221362.
  • Sharafizad, J., Coetzer, A., (2016), Women business owners’ start-up motivations and network content. Journal of Small Business and Enterprise Development, 23(2), 590-610, Emerald Group Publishing Limited, DOI: 10.1108/JSBED-07-2015-0085.
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