Federation Business School

Dr Rachel Taylor

Position:Lecturer,
Management
Location:Mt Helen,
Building B,
B017
Phone:5327 9020
Email:r.taylor@federation.edu.au

Research

Research interests

Social innovation and social entrepreneurship, non-profit organisations, disability and health services management, complexity theory, systems thinking.

Publications

Taylor, R., Torugsa, N. & Arundel, A. (2018). Leaping into Real-World Relevance: An “Abduction” Process for Nonprofit Research. Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly, 47(1), 206-227.

Refereed conference papers:

Taylor, R., Torugsa, N. & Arundel, A. (2017). Disruptors in a Time of Disruption: Social Innovation in the Australian Disability Sector. International Social Innovation Research (ISIR) Conference, 12th–14th December, Melbourne.

Taylor, R., Torugsa, N. & Arundel, A. (2016). Exploring a Pre-Theoretical Management Phenomenon: Promising Ways Forward for Researching Social Innovation in Organisations. Accepted as a competitive paper at the 30th Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management (ANZAM) Conference, 6th–9th December, Brisbane.

Awards and grants

  • Best Paper - Public Sector Management and Not-for-Profit Stream at the 30th Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management (ANZAM) Conference, in December 2016.