Winthrop Professor, Entrepreneurship, Innovation, Marketing and Strategy, University of Western Australia

Tim Mazzarol is a Winthrop Professor in Entrepreneurship, Innovation, Marketing and Strategy at the University of Western Australia and an affiliate Professor with the Burgundy School of Business, Groupe ESC Dijon, Bourgogne, France. He is also the Director of the Centre for Entrepreneurial Management and Innovation (CEMI), an independent initiative designed to enhance awareness of entrepreneurship, innovation and small business management. He has around 20 years of experience of working with small entrepreneurial firms as well as large corporations and government agencies. This has included strategic management, marketing and support to commercialisation. He is the author of several books on entrepreneurship, small business management and innovation. His research into has been published internationally. He holds a PhD in Management and an MBA with distinction from Curtin University of Technology, and a Bachelor of Arts with Honours from Murdoch University, Western Australia

Experience

  • 2001–present
    Winthrop Professor, University of Western Australia
  • 2008–2010
    Director, Doctoral Programs, UWA Business School
  • 2003–2008
    Director, Centre for Entrepreneurial Management and Innovation (CEMI), Graduate School of Management, University of Western Australia
  • 2000–2001
    Senior Lecturer, Management, Curtin Business School, Curtin University of Technology
  • 1997–2000
    Executive Director, Entrepreneurship Centre (aka Small Business Unit), Curtin University of Technology
  • 1994–1997
    Research Fellow, Institute for Research into International Competitiveness (IRIC), Curtin University of Technology

Education

  • 1997 
    Curtin University of Technology, PhD
  • 1991 
    Curtin University of Technology, MBA (Distinction)
  • 1979 
    Murdoch University, B.Ed
  • 1978 
    Murdoch University, B.Arts (Honors)

Grants and Contracts

  • 2010
    Sustainable Co-operative Enterprise
    Role:
    Chief Investigator
    Funding Source:
    ARC
  • 2010
    Enhancing Sustainable Energy Saving Behavior Through Communication: A Longitudinal Study
    Role:
    Chief Investigator
    Funding Source:
    ARC
  • 2005
    Developing Indigenous Entrepreneurship Frameworks
    Role:
    Chief Investigator
    Funding Source:
    ARC
  • 2004
    An Exploration of the Development and Effectiveness of Word-of-Mouth Communication
    Role:
    Chief Investigator
    Funding Source:
    ARC

Research Areas

  • Marketing Management (Incl. Strategy And Customer Relations) (150503)
  • Small Business Management (150314)
  • Innovation And Technology Management (150307)