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Dr Uma Jogulu

Senior Lecturer

Contact Information Telephone: +61 8 6304 2601, Email:, Campus: Joondalup, Room: JO2.375
Staff Member Details
Telephone: +61 8 6304 2601
Campus: Joondalup  
Room: JO2.375  


Uma is a Senior Lecturer in management, and the HDR and Honours Coordinator in the School of Business and Law.


Uma has had an international academic career focusing on equity, diversity and inclusion in the workplace. Uma’s work is funded by Australian Research Council’s Discovery Scheme to develop a cross-cultural framework that measures career aspirations of immigrant managers from the Asia Pacific region.

Professional associations

  • Academy of Management
  • Australia New Zealand Academy of Management

Awards and recognition

  • 2016 Best International Paper Award Finalist, Academy of Management Conference United States
  • 2011 Best Paper Award Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management

Research areas and interests

  • HRM as agents of care
  • Career success and sustainability
  • Career as a calling
  • Hermeneutics Phenomenology, the lived experience


  • Doctor of Philosophy, University of Ballarat, 2008.


Recent Research Grants

  • Ready for the Age of Digital Disruption: Challenges and Opportunities for Outer Suburban SMEs ,  Edith Cowan University,  ECU Industry Collaboration Grant - 2018,  2018 - 2019,  $99,001.
  • Transforming Underemployed Women Professionals to Mumpreneurs: Exploring Opportunities to Overcome Labour Market Failure and Unlocking Human Capital through Disruptive Innovation,  Edith Cowan University,  ECU Industry Collaboration Grant - 2017 Open Round,  2017 - 2019,  $101,312.
  • The Impact of Industry 4.0 and Disruptive Innovation on Future Skills Development: International and Local Perspectives,  Edith Cowan University,  ECU Collaboration Enhancement Scheme - 2017 Round 1,  2017 - 2018,  $7,390.
  • Understanding the Impact of Re-Entry and Re-adjustment Experiences on Returnees in Emerging Economies,  Edith Cowan University,  ECU School of Business & Law 2017 Strategic Research Grant,  2017,  $19,978.

Recent Publications (within the last five years)

Book Chapters

  • Ferkins, L., Jogulu, U., Meiklejohn, T., (2015), Sport Governance in New Zealand. Sport Governance: International Case Studies, 243-260, UK, Routledge.
  • Rentschler, R., Jogulu, U., (2013), Are passion and ambition enough to support the career of a female arts manager?. Erfolgsfaktor Mitarbeiter. Wirksames Personalmanagement für Kulturbetriebe, 157-169, Wiesbaden, Germany, Springer VS, DOI: 10.1007/978-3-658-01346-2_10.

Journal Articles

  • Jogulu, U., (2018), Challenges for accessing and financing high-cost medicines inmultipayer systems: case studies of multiple sclerosis in Malaysia. Critical Public Health, 1-10, Taylor & Francis, DOI: 10.1080/09581596.2017.1403011.
  • Vijayasingham, L., Jogulu, U., Allotey, P., (2017), Work Change in Multiple Sclerosis as Motivated by the Pursuit of Illness-Work-Life Balance: A Qualitative Study. Multiple Sclerosis Journal, 2017(2017), article no. 8010912, London, United Kingdom, SAGE Publications, DOI: 10.1155/2017/8010912.
  • Richardson, J., Jogulu, U., Rentschler, R., (2017), Passion or people? Social capital and career sustainability in arts management. Personnel Review, 46(8), 1835-1851, Emerald, DOI: 10.1108/PR-02-2016-0023.
  • Clark, K., Ferkins, L., Smythe, L., Jogulu, U., (2016), Valuing the lived experience: A phenomenological study of skiing. Sport in Society, 21(2), 283-301, Routledge, DOI: 10.1080/17430437.2016.1221933.
  • Vijayasingham, L., Jogulu, U., Allotey, P., (2016), Enriching the Organizational Context of Chronic Illness Experience Through an Ethics of Care Perspective. Journal of Business Ethics, 2016(21 October), 12p., DOI: 10.1007/s10551-016-3362-9.
  • Jogulu, U., Vijayasingham, L., (2015), Women doctors, on working with each other. Gender in Management: an international journal, 30(2), 162-178, Emerald Group Publishing Limited, DOI: 10.1108/GM-09-2013-0115.
  • Le, H., Jogulu, U., Rentschler, R., (2014), Understanding Australian ethnic minority artists' careers. Australian Journal of Career Development, 23(2), 57-68, SAGE, DOI: 10.1177/1038416214521400.
  • Azmat, F., Osborne, A., Le Rossignol, K., Jogulu, U., Rentschler, R., Robottom, I., Malathy, V., (2013), Understanding aspirations and expectations of international students in Australian higher education. Asia Pacific Journal of Education, 33(1), 97-111, Taylor and Francis Group, DOI: 10.1080/02188791.2012.751897.

Conference Publications

  • Sharafizad, F., Brown, K., Jogulu, U., Omari, M., (2017), Gender and careers: Women in academia. Creative Disruption: Managing in a Digital Age. Proceedings of the 31st Conference of the Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management, 655-672.

Research Student Supervision

Associate Supervisor

  • Doctor Of Philosophy; Roles Of Higher Education Academic Leaders In Indonesia
  • Doctor Of Philosophy; Javanese Leadership Characterises In Indonesia
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