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Baldwin, E. 2017, 'Firmly Focussed: Australia’s Future Productivity Growth'. Essay submitted for Treasury Research Institute competition.
Kotey, B.A. 2017, 'Flexible working arrangements and strategic positions in SMEs', Personnel Review, Vol. 46, No. 2, pp. 355-370.
Xiang, D. and Worthington, A. 2017, 'The impact of government financial assistance on the performance and financing of Australian SME'. Accounting Research Journal.
Dekker, J and Hasso, T, 2016, 'Environmental Performance Focus in Private Family Firms: The Role of Social Embeddedness'. Journal of Business Ethics, vol. 136, No. 2, pp. 293-309.
Kotey, B. and Sharma, B. 2016, 'Predictors of flexible working arrangement provision in small and medium enterprises (SMEs)'. The International Journal of Human Resource Management, vol. 27 , No. 22, pp. 2753-2770.
Pollack, J and Adler, D. 2016, 'Skills that improve profitability: The relationship between project management, IT skills, and small to medium enterprise profitability'. International Journal of Project Management, vol. 34, No. 5, pp. 831-838.
Reeson, A. and Rudd, L, 2016, 'ICT Activity, Innovation and Productivity: An Analysis of Data From Australian Businesses'. Economic papers, vol. 35, No. 3, pp. 245-255.
Valencia, V.S. 2016, 'Small Firm Survival: An Australian Perspective'. Advances in Management & Applied Economics, vol. 6, No. 5.
Bhattacharya, M. 2015, 'Business Growth, Size and Age: Evidence from the Business Longitudinal Survey (BLS) Data in Australia'. Australian Economic Papers, vol. 53, No.3-4, pp. 129-138.
Healy, J., Mavromaras, K., and Sloane, P.J, 2015, 'Adjusting to skill shortages in Australian SMEs'. Applied Economics, vol 47, issue 24.
Pollack, J. and Adler, D. 2015, 'The Relationship Between Project Management and Small to Medium Enterprise Profitability'. Global Conference on Business & Finance Proceedings, vol. 10, No. 1, pp. 344-354.
Rice, J., Liao T.S., Galvin, P., and Martin, N. 2015, 'A configuration-based approach to integrating dynamic capabilities and market transformation in small and medium-sized enterprises to achieve firm performance'. International Small Business Journal, vol. 33, No. 3.
Xiang, D. and Worthington, A. 2015, 'Finance-seeking behaviour and outcomes for small- and medium-sized enterprises'. International Journal of Managerial Finance, vol. 11, No. 4, pp. 513-530.
Bakhtiari, S.; Breunig, R. 2014, 'Demand Uncertainty and Outsourcing'. SSRN Paper, Social Science Research Network.
McMahon, R.G.P. 2014, 'Growth, Exporting and Innovation in Manufacturing SMEs: Evidence from Australia’s Business Longitudinal Survey'. Small Enterprise Research , vol. 9, No. 1, pp. 46-62.
Pollack, J.and Adler, D. 2014, 'Does Project Management Affect Business Productivity? Evidence from Australian small to medium enterprises'. Project Management Journal, vol. 45, No. 6, pp. 17-24
Smith, M. 2014, 'Environmental scanning practices and rates of growth of Australian manufacturing SMEs'. Commerce Research paper series No. 04-4.
Smith, M. 2014, 'From Entrepreneurial to Professional Management: A Transition Model from Australian Manufacturing SMEs'. Small Enterprise Research, vol. 11, No. 2, pp. 3-21.
Bakhtiari, S. and Breunig, R. 2013, 'Outsourcing and Innovation: An Empirical Exploration of the Dynamic Relationship'. B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis and Policy, April, 1-24.
Blackmore, K.L. and Nesbitt, K.V. 2013, 'Verifying the Miles and Snow Strategy Types in Australian Small and Medium Size Enterprises'. Australian Journal of Management, vol. 38, no. 1.
Blackmore, K.L. and Nesbitt, K.V. 2013, 'Simulating Stable, Trending and Turbulent Operating Environments'. Proceedings of the 8th IEEE Conference on Industrial Electronics and Applications (ICIEA 2013). 19 21 June 2013, Melbourne, Australia.
Eberhard, M. and Craig, J. 2013, 'The evolving role of organisational and personal networks in international market venture'. Journal of World Business, Vol. 48, No. 3, pp. 385-397.
Graves, C. and Shan, Y.G. 2013, 'An Empirical Analysis of the Effect of Internationalization on the Performance of Unlisted Family and Nonfamily Firms in Australia'. Family Business Review, vol. 27, No. 2.
Ziang, D. and Worthington, A. 2013, 'The Impact of Government financial Assistance on SMEs in Australia during the GFC'. Discussion Papers Finance. Griffith University, No 2013-07.
Bakhtiari, S 2012, 'Small Business Redefined: A Quasi-Linear Fuzzy Classification of Firm Size', Australian School of Business Research Paper No. 2012 ECON 24.
Bakhtiari, S 2012, 'Size Evolution and Outsourcing: Theory and Evidence from Australian Manufacturing', Australian School of Business Research Paper
Blackmore, K.L. and Nesbitt, K.V. 2012, 'Simulating the Performance of Small-Medium Enterprises in Different Market Conditions'. Proceedings of the International Conference on Applied and Theoretical Information Systems Research. February 10-12, 2012, Taipei, Taiwan.
Farmakis-Gamboni, S., Rozenbes, D., and Yuen, K 2012, 'Award-reliant small business', Fair Work Australia, Research Report 1/2012.
Gronum, S., Verreynne, M., and Kastelle, T 2012, 'The Role of Networks in Small and Medium-Sized Enterprise Innovation and Firm Performance', Journal of Small Business Management, vol. 50, no. 2, pp. 257-82.
Healy, J., Mavromaras, K., and Sloane, P.J 2012, 'Skill Shortages: Prevalence, Causes, Remedies and Consequences for Australian Businesses', NCVER Monograph Series 09/2012, National Centre for Vocational Education Research, Adelaide.
Jones, J.T 2012, 'Nature and Extent of Participation of Growing Small to Medium-Sized Enterprises in Business and Social Relationships in Relation to Training and Learning', The International Journal of Learning, vol. 18, no.3, pp. 267-278.
Palangkaraya, A. 2012, 'The Link between Innovation and Export: Evidence from Australia’s Small and Medium Enterprises'. Working papers No. DP-2012-08, Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA).
Bakhtiari, S 2011, 'Efficiency and Outsourcing: Evidence from Australian Manufacturing', Australian School of Business Research Paper No.2012 ECON 07
Farmakis-Gamboni, S,. and Prentice, D 2011, 'When Does Reducing Union Bargaining Power Increase Productivity? Evidence from the Workplace Relations Act', Economic Record, vol. 87, no. 279, pp. 603-616.
Farmakis-Gamboni, S. and Yuen, K 2011, 'An overview of productivity, business competitiveness and viability', Fair Work Australia Research Report 1/201.
Healy, J., Mavromaras, K., and Sloane, P.J 2011, 'Adjusting to Skill Shortages: Complexity and Consequences', IZA Discussion Paper no. 6097, Institute for the Study of Labor, Bonn.
Healy, J., McDonald, I., Macaitis, K., Mavromaras, K. & Sloane, P 2011, 'Research Framework and Data Strategy', Fair Work Australia Research Report 4/2011.
Li, Y., Armstrong, A.F. and Clarke, A. 2011, 'An Instrument Variable Model of the Impact of Financing on Performance of Small Businesses in Australia Pre-Global Financial Crisis — Firm Level Empirical Analysis Using ABS Business Longitudinal Data 2007'. Finance and Corporate Governance Conference 2011 Paper.
Liao, T., Rice, J. and Martin, N 2011, 'The role of the market in transforming training and knowledge to superior performance: evidence from the Australian manufacturing sector', The International Journal of Human Resource Management, vol. 22. no. 2, pp. 376-94.
Xiang, D., Worthington, A.C. & Higgs, H 2011, 'Firm-level determinants and impacts of finance-seeking behaviour and outcomes for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Australia', Griffith Business School Discussion Papers: Finance, No 2011-15.
Jones, J.T 2010, 'Pedagogic practices associated with management development: A study of growing small firms'. The International Journal of Learning vol. 17 no. 1, pp. 309-318.
Blackmore, K. L. and Nesbitt, K. V. 2009. 'Defending against turbulent conditions: Results from an agent-based simulation', International Journal of Business Studies, vol.17, pp.127-148.
Blandy, R. 2009, 'Schumpeter was right: Business innovation depends on entrepreneurship than on R&D - Evidence from the Australian Bureau of Statistics 2003 Innovation Survey'. Paper presented at AGSE 2009.
Davidsson P., Steffens P., Fitzsimmons J., 2009, 'Growing profitable or growing from profits: Putting the horse in front of the cart?' Journal of Business Venturing, vol. 24 no. 4, pp. 388-406.
Dharmadasa, P 2009, 'Organisational learning, innovation and performance in family-controlled manufacturing small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Australia', A dissertation submitted in fulfilment of the requirements for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy. Faculty of Business, Technology and Sustainable Development, Bond University, Queensland.
Huang, F., and Rice, J 2009, 'The role of absorptive capacity in facilitating 'open innovation' outcomes: A study of Australian SMEs in the manufacturing sector', International Journal of Innovation Management, vol. 13, no. 2, pp. 201-20.
Juniper, J. Mitchell, W.and Myers,J 2009, 'Small business employment dynamics in Australia', Centre of Full Employment and Equity, University of Newcastle. Working Paper no. 04-10.
Steffens P., Davidsson P. and Fitzsimmons J. 2009, 'Performance configurations over time: Implications for growth- and profit-orientated strategies'. Entrepreneurship Theory & Practice, vol. 33 no. 1, pp. 125-148.
Wong, M. 2008, 'A Survey of Micro-data Analyses in Deepening East Asian economic integration', Australia in ERIA Research Project Report 2008, No. 1.
McMahon, R.G.P. 2007, 'Ownership structure, business growth and financial performance amongst SMEs: From Australia's business longitudinal survey', Journal of Small Business and Enterprise Development, vol. 14 No. 3, pp.458-477.
Blackmore, K.L. 2006. 'Predicting Organisational Resource-Needs Change: A Case in SMEs and Information and Communication Technology'. School of Commerce, Charles Sturt University.
Fitzsimmons, J.R. and Douglas, E.J. 2006, 'Entrepreneurs and funding decisions: evidence from Australian SMEs', Journal of Entrepreneurship and Small Business.
Graves, C. and Thomas, J. 2006, 'Internationalization of Australian family businesses: A managerial capabilities perspective', Family Business Review, vol. 19, no. 3, pp. 207-24.
McMahon, R. 2006, 'Bonding and monitoring in equity agency relationships: Non-family versus family SMEs From Australia's Business Longitutinal survey'. School of Commerce research paper series: 06-1, Issn: 1441-3906.
Steffens, P.R., Fitzsimmons, J.R. and Douglas E.J. 2006, 'Small firm performance: patterns of evolution', In Growth: profitability space, AGSE Entrepreneurship Exchange, Auckland, New Zealand.
Davidson, P., Steffens, P. and Fitzsimmons, J. 2005, 'Growing profitable or growing from profits: putting the horse in front of the cart?' Paper presented to the Academy of Management Meeting, Honolulu, August 2005, pp. 5-10.
Fitzsimmons, J.R., Douglas, E.J. 2005, 'Entrepreneurs and funding decisions: evidence from Australian SMEs', AGSE Entrepreneurship Exchange, Melbourne.
Fitzsimmons, J.R., Steffens, P.R., and Douglas E. J. 2005, 'Growth and profitability in small and medium sized Australian firms', AGSE Entrepreneurship Exchange, Melbourne.
Fleming, G., Heaney, R. and McCosker, R. 2005, 'Agency costs and ownership structure in Australia', Pacific Basin Finance Journal, vol. 13, no. 1, pp. 29-52.
Gibson, B. and Cassar G. 2005, 'Longitudinal analysis of relationships between planning and performance in small firms', Small Business Economics.
Johnsen, G.J. and McMahon, R.G.P. 2005, 'Owner-manager gender: financial performance and business growth amongst SMEs from Australia's Business Longitudinal Survey', International Small Business Journal, vol. 23, no. 2, pp. 115-40.
Johnsen, P.C. and McMahon, R.G.P. 2005, 'Cross-industry differences in SME financing behaviour: an Australian perspective', Journal of Small Business and Enterprise Development, vol. 12, no. 2, pp. 160-77.
Jones, J.T. 2005, 'New management practices and training: a longitudinal study of Australian manufacturing, SMEs', International Journal of Knowledge, Culture and Change Management.
McMahon, R.G.P. 2005, 'Financial slack amongst manufacturing SMEs from Australia's Business Longitudinal Survey: an exploratory study', Paper presented to Small Enterprise Association of Australia and New Zealand Annual Conference, Armidale, New South Wales, 26-28 September 2005.
Smith M. 2005, 'An empirical comparison of the managerial development of family and non-family SMEs from Australia's manufacturing sector', In Conference Proceedings SMU Edge Conference, Bridging the Gap: Entrepreneurship in Theory and Practice, Singapore, Lee Kong Chian School of Business, Singapore Management University, July 11-13 2005.
Smith M. 2005, 'Scanning the business environment and rates of growth among Australian manufacturing SMEs', Small Enterprise Research, vol. 13, no. 1, pp. 22-36.
Watson, J. 2005, 'Comparing the performance of male and female controlled businesses: relating outputs to inputs: entrepreneurship theory and practice', In Green, P., Brush, C., Carter, N. (et al.) (eds) Women Entrepreneurs, Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd.
Bhattacharya, M. and Bloch, H. 2004, 'Determinants of innovation', Small Business Economics, vol. 22, pp. 155-62.
Edwards, F. and Gygax, A. 2004, 'Attributes of small business and their role in obtaining equity', Proceedings of the International Conference of Entrepreneurial Finance and Business Ventures, Washington DC.
Gibson, B. 2004, 'Analysis of cross-sectional categories and temporal shifts in the financial structure of Australian small and medium sized firms', PhD thesis, University of Newcastle, New South Wales.
Gibson, B. 2004, 'The importance of short term financing sources in small firms', Paper published in the Proceedings of the 49th ICSB World Conference, Johannesburg, South Africa, June 2004.
Gibson, B. and Cassar. G. 2004, 'Best practice management activities and forecast accuracy', Regional Frontiers of Entrepreneurship Research, Melbourne.
Gretton, P. and Gali, J. 2004, 'Effects of ICT use on the performance of Australian firms: evidence from a business longitudinal data set', Paper presented to the Asia Pacific Productivity Conference, Brisbane, 14-16 July.
Jones, J. 2004, 'Total Quality Management practices amongst manufacturing small to medium enterprises (SMEs) and human resource management practices amongst manufacturing SMEs', Various publications, Flinders University, South Australia.
McMahon, R.G.P. 2004, 'Financial slack amongst manufacturing SMEs from Australia's Business Longitudinal Survey: an exploratory study. Presentation to School of Commerce Staff Seminar', The Flinders University of South Australia; Adelaide, South Australia, 29 October, 2004.
McMahon, R. G. 2004, 'Equity Agency Costs Amongst Manufacturing SMEs', Small Business Economics, vol. 22, no. 2, pp. 121-40. Retrieved Sept. 5, 2007, from Springerlink database.
Smith, M. 2004, 'Examining ownership structures and performance', PhD thesis, Flinders University, South Australia.
Smith M. 2004, 'Growth stages and the business management practices of SMEs: an Australian manufacturing sector perspective', In Ogunmokun, G., Gabbay, R. and McPhail, R. (eds) Conference Proceedings, Inaugural Academy of World Business, Marketing and Management Development Conference, Gold Coast, Department of Marketing and Tourism, University of Southern Queensland, July 13-16, 2004.
Watson, J. 2004, 'Networking affiliations: gender differences and the association with firm performance, entrepreneurship theory and practice', Special issue: Women’s entrepreneurship.
Wadud, I. 2004, 'Technical Efficiency in Australian Textile and Clothing Firms: Evidence From the Business Longitudinal Survey', Australian Economic Papers, vol. 43, no. 3, pp. 357-78.
Gabbitas, O. and Gretton, P. 2003, 'Firm size and export performance: some empirical evidence', International Trade, Productivity Commission Econ WPA.
Graves, C. and Thomas, J. 2003, 'Venturing beyond the backyard: internationalisation of the family', Small Enterprise Association of Australia and New Zealand 16th Annual Conference, Ballarat, 28 September-1 October 2003. Adelaide, SA: University of Adelaide, Adelaide Graduate School of Business.
Johnsen, P.C. and McMahon, R.G..P 2003, 'Cross-industry differences in financing behaviour of SMEs from Australia's Business Longitudinal Survey Research paper series 03/7', School of Commerce Flinders University, South Australia.
McMahon, R.G.P. 2003, 'An exploratory study of under and over-investment amongst manufacturing SMEs from Australia's Business Longitudinal Survey', International Small Business Journal, vol. 21, no. 1 pp. 29-53.
McMahon, R.G.P. and Johnson, G.J. 2003, 'An exploratory study of under and over-investment amongst manufacturing SMEs from Australia's Business Longitudinal Survey', School of Commerce Staff Seminar, Flinders University, South Australia, 20 June 2003.
O'Neill, P. 2003, 'The Australian textile, clothing, footwear and leather industries in the 21st Century: a crisis or opportunity', Paper published at Multinational Alliance for the Advancement of Organisational Excellence (MAAOE) Conference, 20-23-October 2003, RMIT Melbourne, 4th International Conference on Organisational Excellence, Melbourne, Victoria.
Watson, J. 2003, 'Adjusting for risk in comparing the performances of male and female controlled SMEs', Journal of Business Venturing, vol. 18, no. 6, pp. 773-88.
Watson, J. 2003, 'Failure rates for female controlled businesses. Are they any different?' Journal of Small Business Management, vol. 41, no. 3, pp. 262-77.
Watson, J. 2003, 'The impact of TQM adoption on SME financial performance', Proceedings of the Small Enterprise Association of Australia and New Zealand 16th Annual Conference, Ballarat, 28 September -1 October 2003, Paper no. 66. 2002
Forsaith, D.M. and McMahon, R.G.P. 2002, 'Equity financing patterns amongst manufacturing SMEs from Australia's Business Longitudinal Survey', Paper presented to Small Enterprise Association of Australia and New Zealand Annual Conference, Adelaide, South Australia, 22-24 September 2002.
Gibson, B. 2002, 'An international comparison of small firm financial structure', Proceedings of the 47th ICSB World Conference, San Juan, Puerto Rico, June 16-19, 2002.
Gretton, P., Gali, J. and Parhan, D. 2002, 'The effects of ICTs and complementary innovations on Australian productivity growth'. Chapter 6 in The Economic Impact of ICT Measurement, Evidence and Implications.
Kotey B. and O'Donnell C. 2002, 'An application of data envelopment analysis to SMEs: a study of the Australian food, beverage and tobacco manufacturing industry: small business research', Journal of SEAANZ, vol. 10, no. 2, pp. 3-22.
Kotey B. and O'Donnell C. 2002, 'Data envelopment analysis and benchmarking in SMEs', SEANNZ Conference Adelaide 22-24 September 2002.
Parham, D. 2002, 'The Role of Exit and Entry in Australian Productivity Growth', OECD Science, Technology and Industry Working Papers, 2002/06.
Tan, J. 2002, 'Trade and its effects on wages in Australia', Honours Thesis, UNSW School of Economics.
Watson, J. 2002, 'Comparing the performance of male and female controlled businesses: relating outputs to inputs', Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, vol. 26, no. 3, pp. 91-100.
Zoppa, A. and McMahon, R.G.P. 2002, 'Pecking Order Theory And The Financial Structure Of Manufacturing SMEs From Australia’s Business Longitudinal Survey'. Small Enterprise Research , vol. 10, No. 2, pp. 23-41.
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McMahon, R.G.P. 2001, 'Growth and financial profiles amongst manufacturing SMEs from Australia’s Business Longitudinal Survey', Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice.
Watson, J. 2001, 'Examining the impact on performance of demographic differences between male and female controlled SMEs', Small Enterprise Research, vol. 9, no. 2, pp. 55-70.
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McMahon, R.G.P. 2000, 'Picking winners amongst manufacturing SMEs from Australia’s Business Longitudinal Survey', Small Enterprise Research: the Journal of SEAANZ, vol. 8, pp. 56-70.
McMahon, R.G.P. 2000, 'Seeking an empirical development taxonomy for manufacturing SMEs using data from Australia’s Business Longitudinal Survey: small enterprise research', The Journal of SEAANZ, vol. 8, no. 1, pp. 26-43.
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Forsaith, D.M. and McMahon, R.G.P. 'Equity financing patterns amongst manufacturing SMEs from Australia's Business Longitudinal Survey', Submitted for publication to: Journal of Small Business and Entrepreneurship, Sage publications, University of Regina, Canada.
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Smith, M. 'Managerial differences between family and non-family businesses: a nine industry empirical comparison of incorporated and unincorporated Australian SMEs', Flinders University School of Commerce Research Paper Series 05-5.
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