Federation Business School

Dr Shoaib Riaz extended research profile

PositionLecturer,
Cognitive Enterprise
LocationMt Helen,
Building B,
B010
Phone03 5327 9040
Emails.riaz@federation.edu.au

Research interests

Changing organisational culture of large organisations to support their transition to cognitive enterprises.

Supervision interests

I am interested in supervising PhD research projects in the areas of organisational change, innovation, complexity, the management side of digitalisation, and the management side of adopting the latest disruptive technologies such as Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain and Internet of Things.

Publications

Selected publications

Sandhu, M.S., Sidique, S.F., and Riaz, S. (2011). Relationship between perceived barriers to entrepreneurship and entrepreneurial inclination: A case study of Malaysian postgraduate students.International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behaviour and Research, 17(4), 428-449. doi: 10.1108/13552551111139656. (Scimago ranked: Q1)

Riaz, S., Kimberley N., and Morgan, D. (2019). Implementing organisational transformation in Auzee Engineering Services (AES). In Waddell, D. M., Creed, A., Cummings, T. G., and Worley, C. G. (2019). Organisational Change: Development and Transformation (7th ed.). South Melbourne, Vic: Cengage Learning Australia.

Selected conference proceedings

Riaz, S., Kimberley, N., and Morgan, D. (2016, September 6-8). Surviving and thriving in turbulent times: A complex adaptive systems (CAS) based approach to organisational transformation (OT). Paper presented at the 30th British Academy of Management Conference, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK. Retrieved from https://www.bam.ac.uk/

Riaz, S., Kimberley, N., and Morgan, D. (2014, December 3-5). Examining organisational transformation (OT) through the lens of complex adaptive systems (CASs). Paper presented at the 28th Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management (ANZAM) Conference, Sydney, Australia. Retrieved from http://www.anzam.org/

Riaz, S., and Pillay, S. (2013, December 4-6). An empirical study of the relationship between different dimensions of organisational transformation in the large organisations of Australia. Paper presented at the 27th Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management (ANZAM) Conference, Hobart, Australia. Retrieved from http://www.anzam.org/

Riaz, S., Pillay, S., and Khan, R. (2013, December 4-6). An examination of consistency theory and employee performance through the lens of SMEs in the United Arab Emirates (U.A.E). Paper presented at the 27th Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management (ANZAM) Conference, Hobart, Australia. Retrieved from http://www.anzam.org/

Invited keynote(s)

‘Opportunities and challenges faced by businesses in 21st century’. 2nd international conference of Pakistan Air Force’s Karachi Institute of Economics and Technology (PAF-KIET), November 2018.

Industry funded projects completed

Understanding the tourists’ experience in Baw Baw Shire Council area – sponsored by Baw Baw Shire Council, State Government of Victoria (2019). Dr Damian Morgan and Dr Shoaib Riaz

Development of five-year strategic plan for Latrobe Valley Authority’s (LVA) Broadening Horizons project – sponsored by LVA, State Government of Victoria (2019-20). Dr Damian Morgan, Professor Christina Lee, Dr Shoaib Riaz, Dr Sisira Colombage, Ms Leigh Kennedy, Dr Anna Fletcher and Dr Claire McLachlan

Measuring the Social Licence to Operate (SLO) for AGL Energy Limited in Gippsland – sponsored by AGL Energy Limited (2019-20). Dr Damian Morgan and Dr Shoaib Riaz

Measuring the business confidence of businesses in Ballarat region during COVID-19 Pandemic – sponsored by Commerce Ballarat (2020-21). Dr Moulik Zaveri, Dr Damian Morgan and Dr Shoaib Riaz

Understanding the difficulties being faced by mature age jobseekers in Latrobe Valley – sponsored by Department of Industry, Science, Energy and Resources, Government of Australia (2020-21). Professor Philip Tylor and Dr Shoaib Riaz

Understanding the impact of COVID-19 pandemic on tourism industry in Ballarat region – sponsored by Ballarat Regional Tourism (2021).  Dr Moulik Zaveri and Dr Shoaib Riaz