Timothy (Tim) O'Shannassy

Senior Lecturer, RMIT University

Dr Tim O'Shannassy is a Senior Lecturer at RMIT University in the Graduate School of Business and Law. His qualifications include a Bachelor of Commerce from University of Melbourne, and MBA and PhD degrees from Monash University. Tim is managing author of the book Strategic Management: The Challenge of Creating Value (Routledge Publishing). He has been Associate Editor for Journal of Management and Organization since 2012 and serves on the Editorial Board of Journal of Strategy and Management. His research and consulting interests are strategy process, strategic marketing and corporate governance. Tim has published four book chapters, 22 journal articles (including 12 peer reviewed SCIMago Quartile 1 publications) and has 18 conference papers published in proceedings. His work appears in Journal of Business Research, Journal of Management & Organization, Journal of Strategic Marketing, Singapore Management Review, and Journal of Strategy and Management. Tim was MBA Programs Director for RMIT University in 2015-2016 and served on the RMIT University Academic Board from 2015 to 2017. Tim has consulted to stock exchange listed companies including Melbourne IT Limited and Compumedics Limited. Tim activates his passion for community sport through his role as President of Dendy Park Tennis Club from 2011 to the present; he has represented the Club in Tennis Victoria Grade 1 pennant and is a veteran of 29 Tennis Victoria pennant tennis seasons.


  • 2007–present
    Senior Lecturer, RMIT
  • 1999–2006
    Lecturer, RMIT


  • 2005 
    Monash University, Doctor of Philosophy
  • 1996 
    Monash University, Masters of Business Administration
  • 1991 
    Melbourne University, Postgraduate Diploma in Economics
  • 1988 
    Melbourne University, Bachelor of Commerce