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Dr Richard Fulford

Senior Lecturer

Contact Information Telephone: +61 8 6304 5256, Email:, Campus: Joondalup, Room: JO2.449
Staff Member Details
Telephone: +61 8 6304 5256
Facsimile: +61 8 6304 5988
Campus: Joondalup  
Room: JO2.449  


Dr Richard Fulford is a Senior Lecturer in the School of Business and Law. Richard is a Member of the Schools Centre for Innovative Practice.

Current teaching

  • Project Management
  • Project Management
  • Planning a Project
  • Enterprise Resource Planning
  • Business Systems Analysis


Richard Fulford has a commendable commercial background spanning 25 years that includes business management and business consultation. His knowledge has been gained through multi-national business and IT management, with roles as Managing Director of an IBM business partner providing ERP software and systems and Managing Director of a subsidiary of a 1300 employee public company.

Richard has completed two research dissertations concerning strategic business management and the relationship between IT planning and strategic management. He has also completed his PhD studies concerning the ongoing benefits and cost management of large scale information systems.

Professional associations

  • The Australian Computer Society
  • The Australian Institute of Management

Awards and recognition

  • 2008 - Faculty of Business and Law, Deans Award for Publishing in a High Impact Journal
  • 2006 - Faculty of Business and Law, Deans Award for Teaching

Research areas and interests

  • Project costing in construction and IT industries
  • Educating with information systems
  • Strategic management of enterprise resource planning applications
  • Productivity in the resource sector
  • Member of the centre of innovative practice sub-groups: Individual innovation, innovative research processes


  • Towards a Theory of Management and Evaluation of, Edith Cowan University, 2009.
  • Master of Business Administration, England, 1994.

Recent Publications (within the last five years)

Journal Articles

  • Standing, C., Standing, S., Gururajan, R., Fulford, R., Gengatharen, D., (2017), Coming to Terms with Knowledge Management in Telehealth. Systems Research and Behavioral Science, Article in press(Article in press), p.12, West Sussex, United Kingdom, John Wiley & Sons Ltd., DOI: 10.1002/sres.2443.
  • Standing, C., Jackson, D., Larsen, A., Suseno, Y., Fulford, R., Gengatharen, D., (2016), Enhancing individual innovation in organisations: a review of the literature. International Journal of Innovation and Learning, 19(1), 44-62, Inderscience Enterprises Ltd., DOI: 10.1504/IJIL.2016.073288.
  • Fulford, R., Standing, C., (2014), Construction Industry Productivity and the Potential for Collaborative Practice. International Journal of Project Management, 32(2), 315 - 326, USA, Elsevier, DOI: 10.1016/j.ijproman.2013.05.007.
  • Fulford, R., (2013), A case study of strategic enterprise resource planning management in a global corporation: standardisation is the basis of competitive advantage. Journal of Systems and Information Technology, 15(1), 117-132, Australia, Emerald Group Publishing, DOI: 10.1108/13287261311322611.
  • Fulford, R., (2013), The sales process of information systems: implications for project execution and business benefits. The Project Management Journal, 44(5), 89-99, Project Management Institution.

Conference Publications

  • Fulford, R., (2016), The Essence Of Construction Industry Project Management And Why It Needs To Change. Promac 2016, 151-156.
  • Dobson, P., Gengatharen, D., Fulford, R., Barratt-Pugh, L., Bahn, S., Larsen, A., (2012), Eureka moments in research: Exploring abductive processes using four case examples. ACIS 2012 : Location, location, location : Proceedings of the 23rd Australasian Conference on Information Systems 2012, 11p., Geelong, Victoria, Deakin University.

Research Student Supervision

Principal Supervisor

  • Master of Management Information Systems by Research,  An Exploratory Study Of The Benefits And Inhibitors Of Digital Libraries In Iraq
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  An Examination Of The Nexus Between Innovation, Knowledge Management And Information Communication Technology

Associate Supervisor

  • Doctor of Philosophy,  Constructing Corporate Capability In Changing Contexts: The Innovative Journey Of Strategic Management Development At Bankwest.
  • Master of Management by Research,  The Impact Of Participative Communication On Organisational Cultural Change: Two Local Government Cases Of Change
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