About us

Our objectives are:

  • To conduct high quality research and achieve high quality publications that address issues in management and the professions.
  • To facilitate the attainment of competitive research grants by ARG members.
  • To facilitate research in ways that contribute to our aims and are sustainable for Managing in the Professions ARG members, including the development of Early Career Researchers, Research and Honours students.
  • To develop links between researchers in the Flinders Business School, Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences and other areas of Flinders University.
  • To facilitate links between Flinders Business School and other organisations (professional bodies, industry, government, non-profit organisations and universities).
  • Organise, develop and provide workshops, seminars and conferences, and to facilitate and promote publications and the dissemination of research output.

Current research categories

Developing professionals

Managing diversity in the professions

Career and talent management in the professions

Managing performance

Mentoring in the professions

Ethical decision making, business ethics and corporate social responsibility in the professions

Managing entrepreneurial and small business

What's new?

Janice T Jones, Marian Whitaker, Pi-Shen Seet and Jarrad Parkin (2012)Talent Management in Practice in Australia, Asia Pacific Journal of Human Resources, October, pp 399-420.

Contact us

Greg Fisher
Managing in the Professions Research Group
Flinders Business School
Law & Commerce building, room 3.42
Postal: GPO Box 2100, Adelaide SA 5001
P: +61 8 8201 2474
E: greg.fisher@flinders.edu.au


Assoc. Prof. Greg Fisher

Assoc. Prof. Pi-Shen Seet

Dr Marian Whitaker

Dr Jane Jones

Mr Max Smith


Prof. Phyllis Tharenou

Prof. Carol Tilt

Ms Vicki Golsby

Ms Anne Gleeson

Dr Don Houston


Research Students

Faisal AbdulahJanine AshwellYimin Chen
Rosalie CoppinPravat GhoseNga Ho
Blake MillsSucheta MohaputraIdaya Mohd Sarah Randall-Smith Kathy RaoHui Situ
Phuong Ngo ThaiAnne Vovers Michelle Whittle   

Grants we have received

  • Flinders Faculty Start Up Grant and Australia China Business Council Partnership Grant ($8,500) (Greg Fisher)
  • Elders research Seed Grant ($3,500) (Greg Fisher)
  • APERF Competitive Research Grant ($10,000)
  • Malaysian Ministry of Education Exploratory Research Grant Scheme ($16,000) (Pi-Shen Seet)
  • Southern Knowledge Transfer Partnership - Knowledge Exchange Grant ($10,000) (Pi-Shen Seet)
  • Learning & Teaching Innovations Grant ($9,500) (Vicki Golsby)
  • 2013 Australian Cooperative Research Council (CRC) for Remote Economic participation(Ninti One) $7,500 (Pi-Shen Seet)


Events we are running or presenting:

  • TBA