Scholarly publications and presentations by staff from the School of Sustainable Development


Documents from 2011


Project managers: The importance of cross-cultural preparation, Sabina Cerimagic and Jim Smith


Screening and selecting project managers for the Middle East, Sabina Cerimagic and Jim Smith


Improving the implementation of adaptive reuse strategies for historic buildings, Sheila Conejos, Craig Langston, and Jim Smith


Capstone: Sweet and sour experiences, David Copray and Jim Smith


Adding change implementation to the project manager's toolkit, Lynn Crawford

Comparing apples with apples: Aligning project management capability with corporate strategy, Lynn Crawford

Extending the project management skillset to encompass change implementation, Lynn Crawford


Fitting project management capability to strategy, Lynn Crawford

Exploring the intersection of project and change management, Lynn Crawford, Alicia Aitken, and Anat Hassner-Nahmias

Beyond competence: Developing managers of complex projects, Lynn Crawford and Ed Hoffman


Appropriate climate change solutions: Towards sustainable bioenergy agro-production in Africa for energy equality and poverty alleviation, Ian Duvenage, Ros Taplin, and Lindsay C. Stringer


Climate change related labour market implications for the construction industry, Peter J. Glynn and Ros Taplin

Fishing for sustainability: Will your grandchildren have the option to eat seafood?, Tor Hundloe, Julian Morison, Kate Brooks, and Andrew Sullivan


Built heritage in Australia. A review of domestic literature, Janine Irons and Lynne Armitage


Heritage listing and property value: An Australian perspective of the legislative framework, Janine Irons and Lynne Armitage


The value of built heritage: Community, economy and environment, Janine Irons and Lynne Armitage


Portfolio management: roles, responsibilities and practices - A qualitative study, Aileen Koh


Portfolio management: Roles, responsibilities and practices: A qualitative study, Aileen Koh


Portfolio management: Roles, responsibilities and practices: A qualitative study, Aileen Koh


The roles, responsibilities and practices of project portfolio manager in Australia: A qualitative study, Aileen Koh

Who's who in portfolio management: An overview of roles, responsibilities and practices, Aileen Koh

Engaging local communities in disaster management: Perspectives from Korea, Taeho Kwon, Shahed Khan, and Bhishna Bajracharya


Estimating the useful life of buildings, Craig Langston


On archetypes and building adaptive reuse, Craig Langston

Kitty hawk in the classroom: A simulation exercise for facilitating creative and entrepreneurial behavior, Reginald` A. Litz, Dell McStay, Sergio Janczak, and Carolyn Birmingham

Systemic life cycle design error reduction model for construction and engineering projects, Peter E. D. Love, David J. Edwards, and Jim Smith


Sensemaking of rework causation in offshore structures: People, organization and project, Peter E. D. Love, Jim Smith, and Sangwon Han


Systemic rework risk classification for offshore projects, Peter Love, Jim Smith, and Sangwon Han

Affordable and sustainable housing: Options for redevelopment in central Australia, Yvonne Maher and Lynne Armitage


Marine park planning and recreational fishing: Is the science lost at sea? Case studies from Australia, Daryl McPhee

The management of recreational fisheries, Daryl McPhee

Intent of the next generation of family members: ‘hard keep’em down on the family farm’, Dell McStay and Michael Harvey


Transit mode and route decisions enabling transit oriented development, David Mepham

Evaluating the environment for public-private partnerships in Asia-Pacific: The 2011 infrascope, Manisha Mirchandani, Vanesa Sanchez, Manoj Vohra, and Michael Regan

HR guidelines for mitigating cross-border regional differences: Creating the foundation for a global mindset, Miriam Moeller, Michael G. Harvey, and Dell McStay

Public sector perceptions of early contractor involvement for delivering social infrastructure, Damien O’Donoghue, Peter Love, and Jim Smith

Confusion between centrality and remoteness in cross-border regional planning: An Australian case study, Daniel O'Hare


Subtropical transit oriented development in the emerging South East Queensland city region: How well are we doing?, Daniel O'Hare


The development of knowledge nodes and health hubs as key structuring elements of the sustainable city region, Daniel O'Hare

Ecological viability or liability? Insurance system responses to climate risk, Liam Phelan, Ros Taplin, Ann Henderson-Sellers, and Glenn Albrecht

Infrastructure procurement: Learning from private - public partnership experiences 'down under', Michael Regan, Jim Smith, and Peter Love

Impact of the capital market collapse on public-private partnership infrastructure projects, Michael Regan, Jim Smith, and Peter E. D. Love

The projected impact of rising sea levels on real property right: An Australian evaluation, John Sheehan and Lynne Armitage

A vision for a longer-term future: From project managers to “synthesists”?, Alan Stretton and Lynn Crawford


Understanding the diversity of non-specialised units within Australian property degrees, Connie Susilawati and Lynne Armitage

A fuzzy approach for assessing contractors competitiveness, Yongtao Tan, Li-Yen Shen, and Craig Langston


A governance framework for eco-centric behaviour in communities, Linda Too and Bhishna Bajracharya

Green buildings: A framework for social sustainability, Linda Too and Eric Too


Food in my back yard (FIMBY): Implementing urban agriculture into Australian suburbs, Ned Wales and Nicole Webb

The impact of fresh produce specifications on the Australian food and nutrition system: A case study of the north Queensland banana industry, Amy White, Danielle Gallegos, and Tor Hundloe

Documents from 2010

Australia, Lynne A. Armitage

Evolving governance model for community building: Collaborative partnerships in master planned communities, Bhishna Bajracharya and Shahed Khan

Green transit oriented development and subtropical design, Bhishna Bajracharya, Daniel O'Hare, and Jason Byrne

Specifying and sourcing materials for best practice sustainable education facility, Rick Best


Using purchasing power parity to assess construction productivity, Rick Best

The risks of unbalanced bidding, D. W. Cattell, P. A. Bowen, and A. P. Kaka


Cross cultural project management characteristics between Australia and the United Arab Emirates, Sabina Cerimagic

Influence of culture on project practices: Insights from Australian project managers in UAE, Sabina Cerimagic

The effects of Islamic law on business practices, Sabina Cerimagic


Designing for future building adaptive reuse using adaptSTAR, Sheila Conejos and Craig Langston

Strategic drivers of delivery capacity, Lynn Crawford

The role of the PMO, Lynn Crawford


Competencies for managing change, Lynn Crawford and Anat H. Nahmias

Environmental nonprofit campaigns and state competition: Influences on climate policy in California, Nina L. Hall and Ros Taplin

Economics of the Queensland mud crab fishery, Tor Hundloe


Nurturing small firms in the knowledge-based economy: Programs and challenges, Kay Imukuka, Bhishna Bajracharya, Linda Too, and Greg Hearn


Investigating the roles, responsibilities and practices of managers in project portfolio management, Aileen Koh


Investigating the roles, responsibilities and practices of project portfolio managers in Australia: A literature review and research outline, Aileen Koh


IT project governance in higher education, Aileen Koh

Green adaptive reuse: Issues and strategies for the built environment, Craig Langston


Strategic assessment of building adaptive reuse opportunities ARC Linkage Project LP0776579 Final report 2010, Craig Langston, Chunlu Liu, David Beynon, Ursula de Jong, Yu Lay Langston, Dean Merlino, Tom Haynes, Kirsty Bennett, and Peter Williams

Making better decisions about built assets, Craig Langston and Jim Smith

A model for sustainable innovation, Peter E.D. Love, Michael Niedzwiecki, Peter A. Bullen, and Jim Smith

Error beget error: Learning to reduce design errors, Peter Love, Jim Smith, and Yang Goh

Comparative procurement methodology analysis in Australia: A new approach, Peter Love, Jim Smith, and Michael Regan

Procurement method selection in practice: A journey to discover the optimal, Peter Love, Jim Smith, and Michael Regan

Climate change, carbon prices and insurance systems, Liam Phelan, Ann Henderson-Sellers, and Ros Taplin

Political economy of social-ecological systems in crisis: Sharpening theory tools for praxis, Liam Phelan, Ros Taplin, and Ann Henderson-Sellers

Integrating regional and infrastructure planning: Lessons from South East Queensland, Australia, Michael Regan and Bhishna Bajracharya

To what extent can public private partnerships in infrastructure development contribute to economic and social development in industrializing economies?, Azeem Shah


Adaptive reuse potential: An examination of differences between urban and non-urban projects, Li-yin Shen and Craig Langston

Affordable housing solutions: Affordable housing providers' perspective, Connie Susilawati and Lynne Armitage

Contractors' competition strategies in bidding: Hong Kong study, Yongtao Tan, Liyin Shen, and Craig Langston

Construction project selection using fuzzy TOPSIS approach, Young-tao Tan, Li-yin Shen, Craig Langston, and Yan Liu

The Asia-Pacific partnership: Implementation challenges and interplay with Kyoto, Ros Taplin and Jeffrey McGee

Strategic infrastructure asset management: A conceptual framework to identify capabilities, Eric Too and Linda Too

Public transport service quality and sustainable development: A community stakeholder perspective, Linda Too and George Earl

Globalisation and corporate real estate strategies, Linda Too, Michael G. Harvey, and Eric Too

Assessing climate change adaptation options for local government, Stefan Trück, Wylie Bradford, Ann Henderson-Sellers, Supriya Mathew, Jennifer Scott, Margery Street, and Ros Taplin

Documents from 2009


Thinking about the value of property from a sustainable perspective, Lynne Armitage


Building a sustainable university campus: A case study of Bond University, Bhishna Bajracharya and Linda Too


Developing knowledge precincts in regional towns: Opportunities and challenges, Bhishna Bajracharya, Linda Too, Joan Imukuka, and Greg Hearn

The use of assessment hurdles: Pedagogy v. practicality, Rick Best and Ron Best


An analysis of walkability in a late 20th century masterplanned suburb on Australia’s Gold Coast, Nigel Cartlidge and Daniel O'Hare

Complexity and the paradox of project control., Svetlana Cicmil, Terry Cooke-Davies, Lynn Crawford, and Kurt Richardson

Exploring the complexity of projects: Implications of complexity theory for project management practice, Svetlana J. K. Cicmil, Terry J. Cooke-Davies, Lynn H. Crawford, and Kurt A. Richardson

Project management systems: Moving project management from an operational to a strategic discipline, Terry J. Cooke-Davies, Lynn H. Crawford, and Thomas G. Lechler

Government and governance: The value of project management in the public sector, Lynn H. Crawford and Jane Helm

Australia and Russia: How do their environmental policy processes differ?, Anna Firsova and Roslyn Taplin

The Second Life of urban planning? Using NeoGeography tools for community engagement, Marcus Foth, Bhishna Bajracharya, Ross Brown, and Greg Hearn