Dr Carmen Reaiche

Carmen Reaiche
Associate Head - Learning and Teaching ECIC
Entrepreneurship, Commercialisation, and Innovation Centre
Faculty of the Professions

Carmen (Joham) Reaiche’s main expertise is in Systems Thinking and Project Management.
Prior to joining The University of Adelaide and since coming to Australia in 1993 she has held a number of senior management positions as well as academic appointments, where she has coordinated various undergraduate and postgraduate courses. In industry she designed and project managed the implementation of information systems and policy processes for businesses such as Mobil, IBM, Centrelink and Business SA. She completed a Master of Business Administration from the Adelaide University soon after arriving to Adelaide and balanced her day work activities with evening teaching. In 2006 Carmen completed her PhD with UniSA in the area of Self-organising Systems, has published over 40 refereed articles and supervised 6 PhD completions. Her present research interests include project management, policy making systems, teaching and learning from a cross cultural perspective and social network aspects of business management models.

Due to her diverse cultural background Carmen has also been engaged in various South Australian Spanish and Lebanese migration and cultural programs. In 1998 she was one of the key founders of the S.A Spanish Federation and managed several Government grants which resulted in the building of 2 nursing homes and a primary school in the S.A. Spanish Community. As a member of the Lebanese community, she holds a chair position in the S.A. Lebanese Women’s Association and volunteers in the S.A. Elder Abuse Prevention Association. Her community engagement and participation also includes a number of offshore projects. In November 2009 she became a member of and serves as an advisor to the UNESCO Lebanese Training Professionals Program which helps women from Arab countries . Since 2006 she has also been an active member of RES Foundation Australia Inc., where she sits on the Advisory Board. Among other aims, RES seeks to alleviate Bangladesh’s rural poverty through financial capability development and the empowerment of women.

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Dr Carmen Reaiche

Carmen (Joham) Reaiche’s main expertise is in Systems Thinking and Project Management.
Prior to joining The University of Adelaide and since coming to Australia in 1993 she has held a number of senior management positions as well as academic appointments, where she has coordinated various undergraduate and postgraduate courses. In industry she designed and project managed the implementation of information systems and policy processes for businesses such as Mobil, IBM, Centrelink and Business SA. She completed a Master of Business Administration from the Adelaide University soon after arriving to Adelaide and balanced her day work activities with evening teaching. In 2006 Carmen completed her PhD with UniSA in the area of Self-organising Systems, has published over 40 refereed articles and supervised 6 PhD completions. Her present research interests include project management, policy making systems, teaching and learning from a cross cultural perspective and social network aspects of business management models.

Due to her diverse cultural background Carmen has also been engaged in various South Australian Spanish and Lebanese migration and cultural programs. In 1998 she was one of the key founders of the S.A Spanish Federation and managed several Government grants which resulted in the building of 2 nursing homes and a primary school in the S.A. Spanish Community. As a member of the Lebanese community, she holds a chair position in the S.A. Lebanese Women’s Association and volunteers in the S.A. Elder Abuse Prevention Association. Her community engagement and participation also includes a number of offshore projects. In November 2009 she became a member of and serves as an advisor to the UNESCO Lebanese Training Professionals Program which helps women from Arab countries . Since 2006 she has also been an active member of RES Foundation Australia Inc., where she sits on the Advisory Board. Among other aims, RES seeks to alleviate Bangladesh’s rural poverty through financial capability development and the empowerment of women.

Appointments

Date Position Institution name
2015 Visiting Professor The University of International Business and Economics
2000 - 2015 Lecturer University of South Australia

Language Competencies

Language Competency
Arabic Can speak and understand spoken
Spanish; Castilian Can read, write, speak and peer review

Education

Date Institution name Country Title
2006 University of South Australia Australia PhD. Thesis title: Self-Organisation: A comprehension of C&IT Policy Formulation
1997 The University of Adelaide Australia MBA
1992 Colegio Universitario Monsenor de Talavera (CUMT) Venezuela, Bolivarian Republic of Bachelor of Computer Science (Honours); Bachelor of Business Administration (Honours)

Keywords

Business and Management, Economic Development Policy, Information Systems, Networking and Communications

Journals

Date Citation
2016 Reaiche,CH, 2016, A systems view to IT policy in developing countries: an example from Venezuela, Journal of Business and Economics, 7, 1, 12-20 10.15341/jbe(2155-7950)/01.07.2015/002
2016 Torten,R, Reaiche,C, Caraballo,EL, 2016, Teleworking in the new milleneum, The Journal of Developing Areas, 50, 5, 317-326 10.1353/jda.2016.0060
2016 Reaiche,CH, Corral de Zubielqui,G, Boyle,S, 2016, Deciphering innovation across cultures, The Journal of Developing Areas, 50, 6, 57-68 10.1353/jda.2016.0132
2016 Boyle,S, Reaiche,C, Murad,W, Abdullah,A, 2016, Predicting International Visitors’ Interest in Hong Kong Arts Festival, Event Management, 20, 4, 593-606
2015 Boyle,S, Amaro,CR, Wu,C, Murad,MW, 2015, Factors correlated with visitors’ interest in the best international show: evidence from Hong Kong Arts Festivals, The Journal of Developing Areas, 49, 5, 101-113 10.1353/jda.2015.0064
2015 Reaiche,C, 2015, Tagging communication and information technology issues in developing countries, The Journal of Developing Areas, 49, 1, 399-408 10.1353/jda.2015.0041
2015 Murad,MW, Abdullah,ABM, Boyle,S, Amaro,CR, 2015, Forecasting carbon emission and industrial production using VECM: the case of Bangladesh, The Journal of Developing Areas, 49, 6, 75-88 10.1353/jda.2015.0103
2015 Ghasabeh,MS, Soosay,C, Reaiche,CH, 2015, The emerging role of transformational leadership, Journal of Developing Areas, 49, 6, 459-467 10.1353/jda.2015.0090
2013 Abdullah,ABM, Boyle,S, Joham,C, 2013, The Relationship between Employee Expectations and Culture: The Case of MNC Employees in Bangladesh, World Journal of Social Sciences, 3, 4, 117-130
2013 Joham (Reaiche),C, Boyle,S, ABM,A, 2013, THE ROLE OF LEADERSHIP ON POLICY PRACTICES, European Journal of Management, 13, 2, 5-10 10.18374/EJM-13-2.1
2013 Boyle,S, Joham,C, 2013, The Informal Economy and the Arts: A Two-Country Perspective, The Journal of Arts Management, Law, and Society, 43, 3, 153-166 10.1080/10632921.2013.818604
2013 Joham,C, Metcalfe,M, 2013, Self-organising creative knowledge, Journal of International Management Studies, 13, 2, 37-42 10.18374/JIMS-13-2.3
2012 Abdullah,S, Boyle,S, Joham,C, 2012, Managing Employee Expectations In South Asia: The Case of Multinational Companies in Bangladesh, Review of Business Research, 12, 5, 13-29
2012 Boyle,S, Joham,C, Abdullah,A, 2012, Attendees Preference Modelling for an International Art Festival Based on Show Attendances, International Journal of Business and Management, 7, 11, 18-28 10.5539/ijbm.v7n11p18
2012 Boyle,S, Joham,C, Abdullah,ABM, 2012, The Hong Kong Arts Festival and Cultural Activity Choices, International Review of Business Research Papers, 8, 4, 131-143
2012 Joham,C, Clarke,M, 2012, Teaching critical management skills: the role of problem-based learning, Teaching in Higher Education, 17, 1, 75-88 10.1080/13562517.2011.590975
2011 Abdullah,ABM, Hossain,MM, Joham,C, 2011, e-Catalogs: How Can Brain Hemisphericity Relate to Online Shoppers' Preferences?, Journal of Internet Commerce, 10, 1, 17-34 10.1080/15332861.2011.558455
2011 Abdullah,ABM, Boyle,S, Joham,C, 2011, Cultural factors in workforce management: the case of multinational companies operating in Bangladesh, International Review of Business Research Papers, 7, 2, 196-211
2010 Joham,C, Metcalfe,M, Talukder,M, 2010, Idea adaption, social interactions and small world networks: An Australian study, Human Systems Management, 29, -
2009 Talukder,M, Joham,C, 2009, A multi-perspective cultural study of information technology in developing and developed countries, International Journal of Business Innovation and Research, 3, 402-426
2009 Joham,C, Metcalfe,M, Sastrowardoyo,S, 2009, Project conceptualization using pragmatic methods, International Journal of Project Management, 27, 787-794
2008 Joham,C, 2008, Rethinking problem-based learning to better understand what and how students learn, ATN Assessment, 1, -
2004 Lynch,M, Johan,C, 2004, 9. Reflection in self-organised systems, -
2003 Hobson,E, Joham,C, 2003, Problem Based Group Learning in IT in Higher Education: Reflection and Experiences, InSITE (Informing Science), 829-34
2002 Metcalfe,M, Wilson,J, Joham,C, 2002, Critique skills as the core competency of IS academics, Proceedings of the Informing Science+ IT Education Conference, 1067-1081
2002 Joham,C, 2002, Comprendiendo Nuestras Politicas: The Need for an Effective C&IT Policy for a Nation’s Development, The Venezuelan Case., Informing Science, 5, 125-132

Books

Date Citation
2016 2016, Proceedings of the Australia-Middle East Conference on Business and Social Sciences (in partnership with The Journal of Developing Areas, Tennessee State University, USA and ALHOSN University, United Arab Emirates), Australian Academy of Business and Social Sciences
2016 2016, Proceedings of the Australia-Middle East Conference on Business and Social Sciences (in partnership with The Journal of Developing Areas, Tennessee State University, USA and ALHOSN University, United Arab Emirates), Australian Academy of Business and Social Sciences
2015 2015, Blue book of culture and technology - Annual Report of Culture and Technology Innovative Development, Social Sciences Academic Press (China)
2015 2015, Blue book of culture and technology - Annual Report of Culture and Technology Innovative Development, Social Sciences Academic Press (China)

Book Chapters

Date Citation
2003 Metcalfe,M, Joham,C, 2003, The ‘Ear’and ‘Eye’Digital Divide, Springer, pp. 419-434

Conference Papers

Date Citation
2017 Ireland,V, Statsenko,L, Gunawan,I, Reaiche,C, 2017, Learning from Research about CASs operating as Enterprises, 11th Annual IEEE International Systems Conference, Montreal, Canada 10.1109/SYSCON.2017.7934717
2016 Reaiche,CH, Corral de Zubielqui,G, Boyle,S, 2016, Depicting Innovation: cross-cultural factors, Australia-Middle East Conference on Business and Social Sciences (AMECBSS), Dubai, United Arab Emirates
2016 Paquette,J, Boyle,S, Reaiche,CH, 2016, Museum policy: Policy development, policy instruments and federalism in Canada and Australia, 42nd International Conference on Social Theory, Politics and the Arts, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
2016 Reaiche,CH, Boyle,S, 2016, Exploring the role of stakeholders for sustaining innovation and creativity in arts festivals business models, 2nd International Conference on Advanced Research in Business and Social Sciences, Bali, Indonesia
2016 Reaiche,CH, 2016, Introduction to entrepreneurship and innovation in the arts, The Fourth International Cultural Administration Conference, Beijing, China
2015 Reaiche,CH, Boyle Stephen,, Caraballo,E, 2015, Global business models fostering innovation in the creative industries, The convergence of culture and technology in the new context of open-source innovation, Shellzhen, China
2010 Abdullah,C, 2010, Culture Influences on Workforce Management in Multinational Corporations in South Asia: The Case of Bangladesh.

Theses

Date Citation
2014 Joham,C, Boyle,S; 2014; Developing Communities and Their Innovative Capacity by Adopting a Small Worlds Networking Approach
2010 Abdullah,ABM, Boyle,S, Joham,C; 2010; Role of Cultural Factors in Shaping Human Resource Management Practices in the Multinational Corporations (MNCs) Operating in the Emerging Markets of South Asia

Memberships

Date Role Membership Country
2007 Member Project Management Institute – South Australian Chapter Australia

Committee Memberships

Date Role Committee Institution Country
2014 Council The Australian Academy of Business and Social Sciences The Australian Academy of Business and Social Sciences Australia

Board Memberships

Date Role Board name Institution name Country
2013 Chair Project Impact - Chair University Council Project Impact Institute United States

Editorial Boards

Date Role Editorial Board Name Country
2014 Editor Australian Journal of Sustainable Business and Society (AJSBS) Australia
Position
Associate Head - Learning and Teaching ECIC
Phone
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Fax
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Campus
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Building
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Room Number
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Org Unit
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