Dianne Bolton

Dianne Bolton
Swinburne University of Technology


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The paper challenges traditional perspectives around the voluntary nature of a corporation’s social responsibilities in light of debates around responsive regulation that requires regulatory engagement by salient stakeholders in the processes and outcomes of an organisation’s operations in contemporary dynamic environments. In critiquing regulatory...
Tacit knowledge is considered critical to the success of open innovation projects, yet little is known about the factors that promote or impede tacit knowledge sharing in such projects. This article uses exponential random graph modeling to examine both tacit and explicit knowledge sharing in two early-stage open innovation projects. Results indica...
CSR is by its very nature evolving, contextual and pragmatic, stakeholder representation being a key feature of its integrative nature. Although it has been suggested that there is a common body of stakeholders accepted as intrinsic to processes of accountability and transparency, it is suggested here that an emerging stakeholder is worth considera...
The concept of ‘sustainable development’ has brought diverse stakeholders together to consider approaches to economic development. Thus, the possibility of irreconcilable tensions between ‘sustainability’ and ‘economic development’ has been identified, together with an apparent domination of the discourse on ‘sustainable development’ by corporation...
Accumulating evidence suggests that business recognises its success depends on managing increasingly complex environments. Management educators and other stakeholders need to respond. To this end, we argue that a shared understanding amongst stakeholders concerning complexity and risk is both urgent and mutually beneficial. Ideally it would lead to...
The purpose of this project is to provide a fuselage structural assembly and wing structural design that will be able to withstand the given operational parameters and loads provided by Federal Aviation Regulation Part 23 (FAR 23) and the Statement of Work (SOW). The goal is to provide a durable lightweight structure that will transfer the applied...
Today there is plenty of good news for the providers of business education. Business education now has a dominant position in many educational institutions globally. In the USA undergraduate business degrees grew from 14% of all degrees granted in 1971 to 20% in 2003. The numbers were 18% and 23% for MBAs and Masters programs for the same period (F...


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Explore contemporary theories on responsive regulation and corporate social responsibilities using two industry sectors as examples. Propose an enhanced model for responsive regulation that incorporates a collaborative relationship between a regulator and their regulated communities that integrates social, environmental and economic concerns to achieve sustainable governance. Publish an article on the results, along with my co-authors.