Professor Darshana Sedera

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I am an internationally recognized leader in the field of innovation, entrepreneurship, enterprise systems, social media, and outsourcing.

My latest research publications can be found at Google Scholar.

A sample of research projects that I am involved is listed below.  I am always looking for research collaborations, partnerships and supervision. 

  • Organizational strategy for digital transformation – deriving new understandings of strategy and IT asset configurations
  • The dark side of digital social transformation in individuals and people – Some of the research include digital hoarding, digital perfectionism 
  • Value from Enterprise systems – implementation to use  
  •  Entrepreneurship in Asia

Current PhD students and topics.

  1. Saliya Nugawela on Ag-tech innovation (joint project with Swinburne)
  2. Ayodhya Wathuge on internet use and environmental sustainability (joint project with Swinburne)
  3. Dinithi Abeysinghe on entrepreneurship and intrepreneurship in disasters (joint project with Swinburne)
  4. Chintha Kaluarachchi on cyber-bullying (joint project with RMIT)   
  5. Mahikala Niranga on leadership in innovation


PhD Completions

  1. Dr Felix Ter Chian Tan (Senior Lecturer, UNSW, Sydney) – SAP Research Award
  2. Dr Wenjuan Wang (Senior Lecturer, Shanghai Ocean University) – SAP Research Award
  3. Dr Nor Hidayati (Senior Lecturer, UTM, Malaysia) – SAP Research Award
  4. Dr Maura Atapattu (Griffith University, Brisbane) – Nominated for best thesis award at QUT
  5. Dr Siti Aisyah Salim (Senior Lecturer, UM, Malaysia)
  6. Dr Sachithra Lokuge (Lecturer, RMIT, Australia)
  7. Dr Abdul Alarifi (Saudi Arabia) – (Saudi Arabian public sector)
  8. Dr Shailesh Palekar (QUT, Brisbane)
  9. Dr Maduka Nuwangi (Lecturer, AUT, New Zealand)
  10. Dr Naif Alatoibi – Principal supervisor Guy Gable
  11. Dr Lan Cao – Principal supervisor Guy Gable
  12. Dr Fazid Ilaiz – Principal supervisor Guy Gable

Masters and Honours by Research Students

  1. Bonny Tushi
  2. Rashel Rahmd
  3. Felix Tan
  4. Rebekah Eden
  5. Aaron Yue