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Dr John Knight 

Position: Portfolio/Dissertation Reviewer Dr John Knight
Division/Portfolio: University of South Australia Business School
School/Unit: International Graduate School Of Business
Campus: City West Campus
Office: EM5-30
Telephone: +61 8 830 27123
Fax:
Email: John_dot_Knight_at_unisa_dot_edu_dot_au
URL for Business Card: http://people.unisa.edu.au/John.Knight


John is currently a post doctoral research associate in Business and Management at the International Graduate School of Business.

Other duties include the delivery of undergraduate and postgraduate courses at the School of Management and the School of Computer and Information Science


I teach the following courses

INFS 5023Information and Systems for Competitive Advantage M
BUSS 5326Supply Chain Management and Competitive Advantage
BUSS 3067Organisational Administration
BUSS 2036Training and Development
BUSS 2053Procurement and Purchasing Strategies
BUSS 1054Management Principles


Professional associations

The Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management (ANZAM)


Qualifications

Bachelor of Science (University of Auckland)

Bachelor of Management (First Class Honours) (University of South Australia)

Master of Business (Administrative Management) (University of South Australia)

Doctor of Philosophy (University of South Australia)


Research interests

  • John's current research focus is on understanding and overcoming resistance to the introduction of health informatics technologies in healthcare delivery systems

    This includes: -

  • integrating technology adoption and associated change management
  • strategy formulation and associated decision making within healthcare systems
  • operations management in healthcare delivery
  • collaboration and effectiveness in team performance

Research publications

Knight, JKM (2010) The healthcare reform agenda: A key role for GPs. Australian Family Physician. Volume 39, No 12 (December), 1-2.

Knight, JKM Patrickson, M and Gurd, BW (2010) Understanding Practitioner Resistance towards Amalgamating Patient Health Data in South Australian General Practice Proceedings of The 12th International Conference on Work Values and Behavior (ISSWOV), June 27-30, 2010 Estoril-Lisbon, Portugal.

Knight, JKM Patrickson, M and Gurd, BW (2010). GP Attitudes Towards Amalgamating Electronic Patient Health Data. International Journal of Health Care Quality Assurance (forthcoming).

Knight, JKM Patrickson, M and Gurd, BW (2009) GP attitudes towards using HI Systems in their professional role. In Proceedings of Third Australasian Workshop on Health Informatics and Knowledge Management (HIKM 2009), Wellington, New Zealand, January 19-23. Conferences in Research and Practice in Information Technology (CRPIT), Vol. 97, Warren, J. R. (Editor) pp 37-44. Australian Computer Science Communications Vol. 31:9.

Knight, JKM Patrickson, M and Gurd, BW (2008). Towards understanding apparent South Australian GP resistance to adopting Health Informatics Systems. Proceedings of the 19th Australasian Conference on Information Systems. 3-5 December 2008. Christchurch.

Knight, JKM Patrickson, M and Gurd BW (2008.) Towards Overcoming Negative GP Attitudes concerning Health Informatics Systems. Proceedings of the 22nd Conference of the Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management. 2-5 December, 2007. Auckland.

Knight, JKM Patrickson, M and Gurd, BW (2008). Understanding GP Attitudes Towards A Data Amalgamating Health Informatics System. eJournal of Health Informatics, (3)2

Knight JKM (2008). A qualitative study of GP attitudes towards the use of health informatics technology. IADIS International Conference on Informatics. 25 - 27 July, 2008. Amsterdam.

Knight, JKM Patrickson, M and Gurd, BW (2008). Understanding GP Attitudes Towards Amalgamating Patient Health Data Informatics Systems. Proceedings of the 8th International Cooperation, Competition, Quality & Health Care Reform (CCQHR) Conference. 19-22 July, 2008. Stockholm.

Knight, JKM Patrickson, M and Gurd, BW (2008). Understanding GP Attitudes towards Health Informatics Systems. Proceedings of the 2008 General Practice & Primary Health Care Conference. 4-6 June, 2008. Hobart.

Knight, JKM Patrickson, M and Gurd BW (2007). Attitudes of GPs towards using HI systems for patient data: a qualitative study. Proceedings of the 21st Conference of the Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management. 4-7 December 2007. Sydney.

Knight, JKM Patrickson, M and Gurd BW (2007.) Understanding South Australian GP Attitudes Towards Health Informatics Systems. Proceedings of the 18th Australasian Conference on Information Systems. 5-7 December 2007. Toowoomba.




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