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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.


Janice is currently involved in a number of collaborative projects locally, nationally and internationally including small business owners’ preparation for retirement; digital entrepreneurship, small and medium enterprise environmental management education and management system implementation in Australia and the UK.

Janice is a professional member of the Australian Human Resource Institute (AHRI) and the Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management (ANZAM). She is currently on the Board of the Malaga and Districts Business Association and 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.

Professional associations

  • Australian Human Resources Institute
  • Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management

Research area and interests

  • Small and medium business (SME)
  • Digital Entrepreneurship
  • Small business response to climate change and environmental management
  • Environmental education and training
  • Small and medium enterprise training
  • Human resource 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 the Skills Shortage and its Effects on Small Business Growth ,  Edith Cowan University,  Grant - Faculty Industry Research Collaborative,  2008,  $27,989.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Bellevue Sustainable Industry Project,  Perth Region Natural Resource Management,  Grant,  2005 - 2007,  $33,500.
  • 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

  • Coetzer, A., Inma, C., Poisat, P., Redmond, J., Standing, C., (2018), Job embeddedness and employee enactment of innovation-related workbehaviours. International Journal of Manpower, 39(2), 222-239.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Coetzer, A., Redmond, J., Bastien, V., (2014), Strength-based coaching: making the case for its adoption in small business. Development and Learning in Organisations: An International Journal, 28(3), 6-9, Journal, Emerald Group Publishing Limited, DOI: 10.1108/DLO-11-2013-0085.
  • Redmond, J., Walker, B., Parker, C., Simpson, M., (2014), Australian SMEs waste to landfill. Australasian Journal of Environmental Management, 21(3), 297-310, online, Taylor & Francis, DOI: 10.1080/14486563.2014.903210.
  • Walker, B., Redmond, J., (2014), Changing the environmental behaviour of small business owners: The business case. Australian Journal of Environmental Education, 30(2), 254-268, Cambridge University Press, DOI: 10.1017/aee.2015.6.

Conference Publications

  • Coetzer, A., Redmond, J., Barrett, R., (2014), Job embeddedness and the importance of retaining small firm employees. Proceedings of the 28th Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management Conference (ANZAM 2014, 1-20, ANZAM.

Research Student Supervision

Principal Supervisor

  • Master of Management by Research,  Creativity, Design And Management In Australian Fashion Enterprises
  • 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

Co-principal Supervisor

  • Master of Management by Research,  Managing Learning In The Workplace: A Study Of The Perceptions And Practice Of Local Government Managers
  • Master of Management by Research,  The Decision Making Processes Of Small Business Owner-managers: An Environmental Focus.

Associate Supervisor

  • Doctor of Philosophy,  An Exploratory Examination Of The Factors Influencing Indonesian Smes' Sustainability Practices.
  • 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.
  • Master of Management by Research,  Is Leadership The Key To Public Sector Retention In Regional Western Australia? An Exploratory Study.
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