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Professor of Management, Macquarie Graduate School of Management

Robert Spillane, BCom (NSW), PhD (Macq) is a Professor and past Dean of the Graduate School of Management at Macquarie University, Sydney. He has written 14 books, more than 130 journal articles and a play - 'Entertaining Executives' - performed in 2006 at the Mermaid Theatre, London. He has taught at the University of Stockholm, the London Business School and the Abcor Institute in Frankfurt, Germany.

From 2003 until 2011 he delivered a widely acclaimed series of lectures on philosophy and psychology for the Art Gallery of New South Wales. He received the 2006 international Thomas Szasz Award for his contribution to the cause of human liberty.

His recent books, all published by Michelle Anderson Publishing, Melbourne, are;

'An Eye for an I: Living Philosophy' (2007)

'Questionable Behaviour: Psychology's Undermining of Personal Responsibility' (2009)

'Enlightened Eccentrics: Philosophers in the Age of Reason' (2010)

'The Rise of Psychomanagement in Australia' (2011)


  • –present
    Professor of Management, Macquarie University