Chair Professor John R. Hamilton (PhD) researches digital era competitiveness, innovation and strategic futures. He has extensive corporate national (and international) leadership and management experience. He consults across digital/physical engaging interactive environments. He develops digital leadership capabilities leading edge corporates, and for business-consumer real-time service value networks interfacing. Current research interests include: big data, digital era leadership, values-deliverance, virtual and social networks, corporate and virtual intelligences, cloud business scenarios, major-events management, tracking, and interactive learning. 

Currently teaming with TheSPACE to build innovative start-ups and  innovative networks for North Queensland. Researching digital/flexible higher education systems. Research with Cairns Institute and PNG higher eductation. Testing solutions delivering direct transactional traffic between social networks and physical businesses (Studio Matrix). Researching technopreneurial, innovative and entrepreneurial corporate competitiveness agility research and engaging speediy OSSD big data..  

  • LB5242: Value Creation Leadership (Level 5; CNS)
  • Engaging with leading-edge corporate executives, business leaders and innovators
  • Creating competitiveness, innovation, entrepreneurship, technopreeurship, service value networks drivers for tomorrow’s digital era and the global strategic futures positioning for leading edge digital era corporates. Engaging faster open source software development solutions delivering real-time connectivities across online/virtual and offline/physical environments. Expanding strategic development capabilities across business-consumer real-time interfaces. Engaging corporates as top-down digital market leaders. Pursuing value-deliverance through social networks and real world interconnections. Expanding digital era corporate and virtual intelligences. Engaging communities across: cloud/big data business scenarios; major-events management; consumer tracking and benchmarking.
  • Digital era innovative, interactive learning in strategic, custom-built flexible, experiential, skilling scenarios;. Gamified real corporate/business real-time learning solutions .
  • 2016 to 2019 - Chair Professor Managment and Governance, JCU (Cairns, Australia)
  • 2015 - Academic Head Managment and Governance, JCU (Cairns, Australia)
  • 2014 - Head of Management and Marketing Group, JCU (Cairns, Australia)
  • 2012 to 2014 - Head of Acute Futures Group, JCU (Cairns, Australia)
  • 2003 to 2014 - Director of E-Business, JCU (Cairns, Australia)
  • 2010 to 2011 - Head of School, JCU (Townsville, Australia)
  • 2000 to 2002 - Information Systems and eCommerce, JCU (Cairns)
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  • 2017 to 2020 - Research-Fellow of Zhuhai-Hong Kong-Macao Economic Research Institute
  • 2015 to 2019 - Australasian APBest Academy Chair of Asia Pacific Business Excellence Standard Academy
  • 2018 - Best Paper in Conference
  • 2018 - Australasian VP and current President, International Conference on Electronic Business
  • 2017 - Best Paper in Conference
  • 2018 to 2019 - Australian Institute of Company Directors

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  • Common Law: Is the presupposed separation sustainable? (PhD , Primary Advisor)
  • Investor Risk for Owners of Allotments in Registered Strata Property Schemes in Far North Queensland (PhD , Primary Advisor/AM/Adv)
  • Strategic Management in the District Development Authorities in Papua New Guinea; Adopting Strategic Management Practices (Systems, Processes and Tools) in the District Development Authorities in Papua New Guinea (PhD , Secondary Advisor/AM)

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