Mr Joe Williams

Position/s:Lecturer
Flinders Business School
Phone: +61 8 82012387
Email:
Location: Law Commerce (3.39)
Postal address: GPO Box 2100, Adelaide 5001, South Australia

Biography

Joe's career prior to joining Flinders University in 2003 embraced several years in each of the printing and publishing industries, the Small Business Corporation of South Australia and the tourism and hospitality sector.

He then managed his own business consultancy for fifteen years specialising in business and marketing planning and strategic management.

Joe has been a general manager and a marketing manager in medium sized businesses.

His favourite job was as a bar-man where he used his knowledge of football, politics and history - and his speed in mental artithmetic - to good effect in the pubs and clubs of Liverpool.

Qualifications

BA(Hons), BSc(Econ)(Hons), MBA.

Honours, awards and grants

National Award from the Australian Institute of Training and Development for distance education (1985).

Key responsibilities

Convenor of two upper level topics plus MBA topic.
Liaison with Foodbank SA.

Teaching

Teaching interests

Leadership.
Social Marketing.
Transition to work.

Topic Coordinator:

  • BUSN3030  Marketing in Practice
  • BUSN3052  Leadership in Business and Society
  • BUSN9236  Leadership: Theory, Practice and Experience

Topic Lecturer:

  • BUSN3030  Marketing in Practice
  • BUSN3052  Leadership in Business and Society
  • BUSN9236  Leadership: Theory, Practice and Experience

Research and supervision

Research interests

Leadership in government.
Experiential learning.
Football - especially the Hillsborough Disaster of 1989.

Publications

Refereed journal articles
  • Gleeson, A.M., McDonald, J.M. and Williams, J. (2007). The effectiveness of collaborative learning tutorials: the views of introductory microeconomics students. Australasian Journal of Economics Education, 3(1/2) pp. 85-91. [Link]
Refereed conference papers
  • Gleeson, A.M., McDonald, J.M. and Williams, J. (2005). Introductory microeconomics students' perceptions of the effectiveness of a collaborative learning method. In Stephen L. Cheung., ed. Proceedings of the Eleventh Australasian Teaching Economics Conference. Sydney, NSW: School of Economics and Political Science, The University of Sydney. Eleventh Australasian Teaching Economics Conference. University of Sydney. Jul 2005, pp. 52-61. [Link]
Journal articles
  • Gleeson, A.M., McDonald, J.M. and Williams, J. (2007). Student Perception of the Effectiveness of Collaborative Learning Tutorials. The School of Commerce Research Paper Series, 2007(5) [Link]
Other public research outputs
  • Gleeson, A.M., McDonald, J.M. and Williams, J. (2006). Extended case study: collaborative learning tutorials for introductory microeconomics. The Economics Network of the Higher Education Academy (website)

Professional and community engagement

FoodbankSA - charity.
FBS International Committee.
National Tertiary Education Union.



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