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Dr Jill Bamforth

Lecturer, Management


Dr Bamforth has over 15 years international consulting and operational experience in business development and operations. At Swinburne University she is responsible for developing, delivering and convening a range of undergraduate and postgraduate units for multimodal, international delivery with a particular focus on the first and final years of the degree/postgraduate qualification. Her research interests include entrepreneurship, financial capability, change management, holistic risk and stakeholder engagement.

Research interests

Entrepreneurship; Student transitional issues; management; financial capability

PhD candidate and honours supervision

Higher degrees by research

Accredited to supervise Masters & Doctoral students as Associate Supervisor.

PhD topics and outlines

How entpreneurs and their firms utilise networks for learning and growth: Changes arising from industry cycles demand shifts in organisational behaviour if the organisation is to survive. What role do networks play in learning and growth through these changing periods.

How entrepreneurs and their firms navigate industry changes: An industry goes through periods of growth and contraction. For entrepreneurs and their firms to survive these changes, they must learn to adapt and develop resilience. How do they do this and what can governments do to support this process

Fields of Research

  • Business And Management - 150300
  • Marketing - 150500

Teaching areas

business;Change management;Leadership


Also published as: Bamforth, Jill; Bamforth, J.; Bamforth, Catherine; Bamforth, C.; Bamforth, Catherine J.; Bamforth, Catherine Jill; Marshall, C. J.; Marshall, Catherine J.
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Recent research grants awarded

  • 2019: Digital Wallets: The impacts, implications and issues *; 460degrees_PT
  • 2013: Internationalisation of the Curriculum in Management Programs to Develop Global Citizens. *; Higher Education Research and Development Society of Australasia inc

* Chief Investigator

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