Federation Business School

Prof Alan Lawton

Position: Professor of Management
Location: Gippsland - 5N 153
Phone: 5122 6643
Email: Alan.Lawton@federation.edu.au

Biography

Professor Alan Lawton has held professorial appointments at five different universities in the UK, Netherlands and Australia. He has over 100 publications and has been awarded the equivalent of $2 million in research funding. His areas of research interest include public sector management, organisational ethics and leadership. He currently teaches leadership and strategic management.

Recent publications (since 2010) 

Books:

2015 Lawton, A., van der Wal, Z and Huberts, LWJC (eds) Ethics in Public Policy and Management: A Global Research Companion Routledge

2013 Lawton, A., Rayner, J. And Lasthuizen, K. Ethics and Management in the Public Sector pp. 184 (Routledge, Abingdon, Oxon.) ISBN978-0-415-57760-1

Book chapters:

2015 Lawton, A., van der Wal, Z and Huberts, LWJC 'The Scope and Scale of Ethics in Public Policy and Management' in Lawton, A., van der Wal, Z and Huberts, LWJC Ethics in Public Policy and Management: A Global Research Companion Routledge

2015 Lawton, A and Rayner, J. 'Public Service Motivation in a Complex Public Sector' in Lawton, A., van der Wal, Z and Huberts, LWJC Ethics in Public Policy and Management: A Global Research Companion Routledge

2015 Lawton, A, Huberts, LWJC and van der Wal, Z. 'Towards a Global Ethics: Wishful thinking or a strategic necessity?' in Lawton, A., van der Wal, Z and Huberts, LWJC Ethics in Public Policy and Management: A Global Research Companion Routledge

2011 Lawton, A. and F.Six. 'NPM: the view from abroad' in Menzel, D.C. and H.L.White (eds.) The State of Public Administration: Issues, Challenges, Opportunities M.E.Sharpe. 

2011 Lawton, A., Six, F. and M. Macaulay. 'Ethical audit: control, performance and review' in Osborne, S.P. and A.Ball (eds.) Social audit, social accounting and accountability for the public good Routledge, London.

Research reports:

2014 Lawton, A. Duffy, M., Valenzuela, E., Morgan, D. and Joiner, T Developing a Regional Resilience Monitor Federation University, Australia

2014 Lawton, A. Duffy, M., Valenzuela, E., and Morgan, D. The Development of the Gippsland Economic Modelling Tool Federation University, Australia

Journal articles:

Forthcoming: Manaf, HA, Mohamed, MA and Lawton, A 'Assessing Public Participation Initiatives in Local Government Decision Making in Malaysia' International Journal of Public Administration

2014 Lawton, A. and Gabriunas, I.P. 'Developing a framework for ethical leadership' Journal of Business Ethics Available online

2014 Lawton, A and Macaulay, M. 'Localism in practice: investigating citizen participation and good governance in local government standards of conduct' Public Administration Review 74(1): 75-83

2013 Six, F and A. Lawton 'Towards a theory of integrity systems: a configurational approach' International Review of Administrative Sciences 79(4): 639-658

2012 Rayner, J., Lawton, A. and H.M. Williams 'Organizational Citizenship Behaviour and the Public Service Ethos: Whither the Organization? Journal of Business Ethics 106(2): 117-130 

2011 van der Wal, Z., de Graaf, G. and A. Lawton 'Editorial: Competing Values in public management' Public Management Review13 (3): 331-341

2011 Rayner, J., Williams, H., Lawton, A and C. Allinson 'Public Service Ethos: Developing a Generic Measure' Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory. 21 (1); 27-51 

2010 Lawton, A. 'Editorial: Public service ethics: developing the field' International Journal of Public Sector Management 23(7) 592-595

Conference papers:

2011 Lawton, A, and M. Macaulay 'Mapping a regulatory life cycle from birth to death; a case study of the Standards Board for England' APSAC Conference Freemantle, Western Australia, 15-17 November

2011 Abdul Manaf, H., Armstrong, S.J. and A. Lawton 'Knowledge Sharing Practices, Managerial Tacit Knowledge, and Individual Performance: Their Interrelationships and the Moderating Role of Employee Personality' 12th European Conference on Knowledge Management (ECKM11), University of Passau, Germany 1-2 September.

2010 Lawton, A. and M. Macaulay 'Standards of learning; how local government standards committees contribute to organisational learning' 14th Annual IRSPM Conference, Berne 7-9th April