The leadership and communication of corporate change
Victor Callan has considerable experience in senior management roles, and as an organisational researcher and management educator. He has published several books, numerous government reports and monographs, and over 200 international research articles in some of the world's leading management and psychology publications. In 2005-2009 he has tier 1 publications appearing in Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, Journal of Vocational Behaviour, and Journal of Management plus publications over this same time in the tier 2 journals Human Relations and British Journal of Social Psychology. In 2002, he received the University of Queensland Award for Excellence in Higher Degree Supervision, and in 2004, he was elected as a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences in Australia in recognition of his contributions to research and scholarship. He has an international reputation in the development of theories about corporate change and communication, winning a number of Best Papers awards for his published work. He also completes frequent research into the vocational education and training sector for various government bodies involved in developing the skills of Australia's workforce (see www.ncver.edu.au). As a management educator and consultant, he has successfully completed consulting assignments for some of Australia's largest public and private sector organisations, including Qantas, Dairy Farmers, Shell, AAPT, New Zealand Telecom, and State (DETA, Queensland Health, Corrective Services Department) and Federal Government departments (DEEWR, IP Australia). Recent Australian Research Council Linkage Grants have involved collaborative research with organisations like Rio Tinto, BHPBilliton, Brisbane City Council, Queensland Health and the Queensland Department of Employment and Training. Victor is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Management and a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. He has a BA (hons) from the University of New South Wales, and a PhD from the Australian National University.