About

Professor David Low is the Dean of the College of Business, Law and Governance at James Cook University. David holds a Doctorate in Marketing and Management, and is a Graduate Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors as well as a Fellow of the Institute of Public Accountants.

He has a wide variety of both industry and academic management and boardroom experience. Prior to commencing at JCU David was Head of School for the School of Marketing at the University of Western Sydney a position he held for 5 years.

 David has also held a number of directorships in Sydney including Chair of the Riverside Theatres Advisory board and President of the Western Sydney Business Connection – both are organizations operating in Western Sydney both organizations were part of the business community served by UWS.

David’s research interests include Cross Cultural Issues; Country of Origin Studies; Ethnicity, Market Orientation, Firm Performance, E-Marketing; Innovation, SME’s and the use of technology in business value chains. David has just co-edited a book on E-Novation and Web 2.0.

Prior to joining academia David gained extensive experience in industries as diverse as Manufacturing, Retail, Professional Services, Entertainment, Construction and IT. Positions held included roles such as CFO, Channel/Product Manager and General Manager.

 David holds a number of community positions in North Queensland:

 Australian Festival of Chamber Music:  Finance Committee Member  

 Rockhampton Regional Council: External Audit Committee

 Australian and New Zealand Marketing Academy: Member of Executive

 Townsville Chamber of Commerce: Board Member  

 Australian Institute of Company Directors: Townsville Committee Member 

 Regional Development Australia – Townsville and North West QLD:  Committee Member               

 

 

Interests
Professional
  • Arts and Business links, Directors Duties and Governance
Research
  • Cross Cultural Issues; Country of Origin Studies; Ethnicity, Market Orientation, Firm Performance, E-Marketing; Innovation, SME’s and the use of technology in business value chains as well as Social Marketing
Experience
  • 2014 to present - Dean, CBLG, JCU (Townsville)
  • 2011 to 2014 - Head of School, JCU (Townsville)
  • 2004 to 2011 - Head of School, UWS (Sydney)
  • 2001 to 2003 - Lecturer, UTS (Sydney)
Research Disciplines
Socio-Economic Objectives
Honours
Fellowships
  • 1988 - Fellow of Institute of Public Accountants
Memberships
  • 2009 - Graduate Member of Australian Institute of Company Directors
Publications

These are the most recent publications associated with this author. To see a detailed profile of all publications stored at JCU, visit ResearchOnline@JCU. Hover over Altmetrics badges to see social impact.

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ResearchOnline@JCU stores 41+ research outputs authored by Prof David Low from 2008 onwards.

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These Higher Degree Research projects are either current or by students who have completed their studies within the past 5 years at JCU. Linked titles show theses available within ResearchOnline@JCU.

Current
  • Conquering the Digital Divide, with a Digital Native Who Never Was (PhD , Secondary Advisor)
  • The Engagement of Women and Technology in Agriculture (PhD , Secondary Advisor)
  • Mapping the actors and factors in the private fertility decision making process in Zambia (PhD , Secondary Advisor)
  • The art of translating science: Optimising environmental science communication through business and for business (PhD , Primary Advisor)
  • Model of Eco-Socially Concious Consumer Behaviour (ESCCB) Related to Choice and Use of Personal Cars - Evidence from an Emerging Economy (PhD , Secondary Advisor)
  • Technology dead zone tourism: reaping wellbeing from disconnection in the Asian-Pacific region (PhD , Secondary Advisor)
  • UTAUT: Exploring Small Business Adoption of Facebook Technology for Consumer Engagement in Townsville, North Queensland. (PhD , Primary Advisor)
  • SME Stock Markets and their Contribution to Economic Growth (PhD , Secondary Advisor)

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