Senior Lecturer, Small Business and Entrepreneurship, Curtin University

Dr. Paull Weber has taught various management and marketing courses (undergraduate and postgraduate) including Small Business Management, Entrepreneurship, Marketing Communications, Marketing Principles and Services Marketing, Creativity and Innovation. He has researched in the areas of mature entrepreneurship, small business owner success, organisational commitment, customer lifetime value and intranet effectiveness. His current research interests include mature small business owners, business benchmarking, lifestyle entrepreneurship and ethics in entrepreneurship.

He is co-author of Entrepreneurship and Small Business (Wiley publishing, 2011) the largest circulation text of its kind in Australia. He is also the lead investigator in an initiative to benchmark small businesses across Western Australia and a member of the ACCC Small Business Consultative Committee. He is currently leading a project to better understand the issue of scams committed against small business. He has a prior history of successful banking roles in Western Australia. This considerable industry experience brings a sense of application and relevance to his research and teaching. Dr Weber is also the Deputy Chair of Business Foundations, a not for profit business incubator, business advisory and registered training organisation that assists hundreds of new small business start-ups each year.

Experience

  • –present
    Senior Lecturer, Curtin University

Education

  • 2006 
    Curtin University, Doctor of Philosophy (Management)

Research Areas

  • Entrepreneurship (150304)
  • Small Business Management (150314)
  • Tourism Management (150603)