How Much is Not Enough: Corporate Social Responsibility and Beyond in the Resources Sector
New paper co-authored with Caroline Veldhuizen, Wasana Bandara, and Artemis Chang has been published in Resources Policy. Highlights CSR practices are comprised of stakeholder engagement and operational activities. A holistic framework based upon extant literature enhances analysis of CSR practices. Pursuit of social licence to operate has impacts at both surface and deeper levels. The […]
Digital Transformation in the Resource and Energy Sectors
New paper co-authored with Parisa Maroufkhani, Robert K.Perrons, and Mohammad Iranmanesh published in Resources Policy. The forces of digital transformation have delivered significant benefits like sustainable development and economic growth in a range of early adopter industries such as retail and manufacturing but, despite these potential benefits, the resource and energy sectors have been relative latecomers to digitalization simply […]
Future X – Confernece
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What are the key factors affecting smart city transformation readiness? Evidence from Australian cities
New paper co-authored with Tan Yigitcanlar, Kenan Degirmenci, and Luke Butler published in Cities. Transformation into a prosperous smart city has become an aspiration for many local governments across the globe. Despite its growing importance, smart city transformation readiness is still an understudied area of research. In order to bridge this knowledge gap, this paper […]
What Explains Governments Interest in Artificial Intelligence?
New paper co-authored with Samar Fatima, Greg Dawson, and Jim Denford published in Economic Analysis & Policy. Since 2015, several countries have shown significant interest in artificial intelligence (AI) and have released national-level AI strategic plans. These plans reflect the country’s rationale for embarking on AI. To identify what factors influence the AI approach of […]
Will AI ever sit at the C-suite table? The future of senior leadership
Graeme J. Watson, Vincent M. Ribiere, JakaLindi? and I have an article accepted in Business Horizons. As the sophistication of artificial intelligence (AI) systems develop and AI becomes a key element of organizational strategy across a wide spectrum of industries, new demands are being placed on senior leaders. To understand the growing challenges leaders will […]
Transforming public records management – JASIST
Paula Dootson, Mary Tate, and Peter Townson and I have an article in the current issue of Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology (JASIST). Transforming public records management: Six key insights Records management in the public sector is integral for delivering public good. However, several institutional challenges inhibit the required implementation of innovative […]
Urban Heat Islands – Sustainable Cities and Society
Kenan Degirmenci, Walter Fieuw, Richard T. Watson, Tan Yigitcanlar, and I have an article in Sustainable Cities and Society. Policy and technology responses to increased temperatures in urban heat islands (UHIs) are discussed in a variety of research; however, their interaction is overlooked and understudied. This is an important oversight because policy and technology are […]
Defending Democracies – Oxford University Press
Valeria Marcia and I have a chapter in Defending Democracies edited by Jens David Ohlin (Cornell University) and Duncan B. Hollis (Temple University) published by Oxford University Press.
Your IQ on Emerging Technologies – PM Magazine
My article in the current issue of PM Magazine outlines key questions to ask when considering digital transformation efforts in the public sector. To read the complete article, please click here.