OTHER INFORMATION

 

External Presence

Academy of Management (AoM)

aom 2012 9Chair (Boston), Management Education and Development (MED) division, Academy of Management, 2011-2012.

Chair-Elect (San Antonio), Management Education and Development (MED) division, Academy of Management, 2010-2011.

Program Chair (Montréal), Management Education and Development (MED) division, Academy of Management, 2009-2010.

Program-Elect Chair (aka PDW Chair; Chicago), Management Education and Development (MED) division, Academy of Management, 2008-2009.

Webmaster of the Management Education and Development (MED) division of the Academy of Management, 2008-2010.

Secretary of the Management Education and Development (MED) division of the Academy of Management, 2006-2008.

Representative at Large, Management Education and Development (MED) division of the Academy of Management, 2005-2006.

Executive Committee member of the Management Education and Development (MED) division of the Academy of Management, 2005-2013.

Member of the 2019 Best Paper Committee for the Management Education and Development (MED) division of the Academy of Management.

Reviewer for the Academy of Management's 2017 Carolyn Dexter Best International Paper Award.

Member of the 2009 committee to choose the Best Paper in Management Development (sponsored by Journal of Management Development/Emerald) for the Management Education and Development (MED) division of the Academy of Management.

Member of the 2008 Best Paper Committee for the Organizational Behavior (OB) division of the Academy of Management.

 

British Academy of Management (BAM)

Fellow, since 2018.

Deputy Chair, Publications Sub Committee of Council, 2009-2011.

Council Member, elected 2008. Term: 2009-2011.

Founding Convenor of the British Academy of Management's Organisational Psychology Special Interest Group, 2006-2010.

Chair of the British Academy of Management's Organisational Psychology track, 2005-2010.

 

Organizational Behavior Teaching Society (OBTS)

Executive Board Member, 2012-2014.

Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Management Education, 2012-2014.

Associate Editor, Journal of Management Education, 2010-2012.

 

Journals

Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Management Education, 2012-2014.

Associate Editor, Journal of Management Education, 2010-2012.

Co-editor, Organization Management Journal, 2007-2010.

Editorial board member, Academy of Management Learning & Education (AMLE): http://journals.aomonline.org/amle

  • Chair of AMLE's 2010 Outstanding Article of the Year (OAY) Committee.
  • Member of AMLE's 2009 Outstanding Article of the Year (OAY) Committee.
  • Member of AMLE's 2008 Outstanding Article of the Year (OAY) Committee.

Editorial board member, European Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology (EJWOP): https://www.tandfonline.com/toc/pewo20/current

Editorial board member, Journal of Management and Organization (JMO): https://www.cambridge.org/core/journals/journal-of-management-and-organization

Editorial board member, Journal of Management Education (JME): http://jme.sagepub.com/

Consulting Editor, International Journal of Management Reviews (IJMR): http://www.wiley.com/bw/journal.asp?ref=1460-8545&site=1

Editorial board member, Organization Management Journal (OMJ): http://www.palgrave-journals.com/omj/index.html

 

Adjunct/Visiting Positions

Visiting Professor, Faculty of Business and Law, KU Leuven, Leuven, Belgium, 2016-current.

Visiting Professor, Institute of Sports Business, Loughborough University, London, UK, 2015-current.

Visiting Professor, NEOMA Business School, Paris, Rouen, & Reims, France, 2015-current.

Visiting Senior Research Fellow, Open University Business School, The Open University, UK, 2009-2011.

Guest lecturer, MSc Strategic Marketing and Consulting, Birmingham Business School, University of Birmingham, UK, 2010-2011.

Visiting lecturer, Executive Doctoral programme (DBA), School of Management, Cranfield University, UK, 2004-2009.

Guest lecturer, MSc Occupational Psychology, Birkbeck College, University of London, UK, 2001.

Associate lecturer (i.e., course tutor), The Open University Business School, UK, 1994-2009:

  • B204 Making It Happen! Leadership, Influence and Change (BA Management and Leadership), one presentation, 2009
  • U800 Dissertation in Research Methods (MSc in Research Methods), two presentations, 2004-2006
  • B824 Managing Human Resources (MBA), two presentations, 2003-2004
  • B654 The Effective Manager (Professional Certificate in Management), one presentation, 1996
  • B600 The Capable Manager (Professional Certificate in Management), four presentations, 1994-2000

 

Conferences

Chair of the organising committee for the 5th Global e-Conference on Fit, December 2016.

Co-Organiser of the Research in Management Learning and Education (RMLE) Unconference, Bond University, Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia, February 2013 (with Brown, K. G., Kenworthy, A. L., and Hrivnak, G.): www.rmle.org

Chair of the organising committee for the 4th Global e-Conference on Fit, December 2010.

Chair of the organising committee for the 3rd Global e-Conference on Fit, November 2009.

Chair of the organising committee for the 2nd Global e-Conference on Fit, November 2008.

Organiser of the 1st Global e-Conference on Fit, 19-21 November 2007: www.fitconference.com

 

Awards

 

Best Paper and Symposia Awards

Köhler, T., Billsberry, J. & Cohen, M. (Organisers) 'Academic Careers in Management: What Have We Got Ourselves Into?' Symposium presented at the Academy of Management, August 2016, Anaheim, CA., USA:

  • Winner of the Management Education and Development (MED) division of the Academy of Management's '2016 Global Forum Best Symposium Award'.
  • Joint runner-up for the Careers (CAR) division of the Academy of Management's '2016 Best Symposium Award'.

Köhler, T., Billsberry, J. & Cohen, M. (Organisers) 'Know Thyself: Influences on the Careers of Management Academics' was nominated by the Management Education and Development (MED) division of the Academy of Management for the Emerald Best Symposium award, 2015.

Best Paper Award, 2nd Global e-Conference on Fit for Billsberry, J. (2008) Broad sketches on misfit as a psychopathology. (This award was judged by a vote of all conference goers.)

Best Paper in Organisational Psychology at the 2008 British Academy of Management annual conference for Billsberry, J., Ambrosini, V., Edwards, J.A., Moss-Jones, J., Marsh, P.J.G., van Meurs, N. and Coldwell, D.A.L. (2008) Three empirical studies exploring multidimensional fit. (Note: This award was judged by an independent jury and our paper was the joint winner alongside one other.)

Outstanding Paper Award, Journal of Managerial Psychology for Billsberry, J. (2007) Attracting for values: An empirical study of ASA's attraction proposition, Journal of Managerial Psychology, 22 (2), 132-149 (i.e. Award for the best paper published in the Journal of Managerial Psychology in 2007 as judged by the editorial team).

2006 Best Paper in Graduate Management Education (Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC)) Award, Management Education and Development division of the Academy of Management (with L. H. Gilbert) for Teaching recruitment and selection with Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory: An example of the provocative use of fable and fantasy in management education. In K. M. Weaver (Ed.) Best Paper Proceedings of the Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA.

 

Outstanding Reviewer Awards

2012 Outstanding Reviewer Award,  Academy of Management Learning & Education: "Academy of Management Learning & Education recognizes Jon Billsberry for exemplary performance as Editorial Board Outstanding Reviewer. The editorial team wishes to express sincere appreciation for your efforts over the past twelve months."

Outstanding Reviewer Award, Management Education and Development (MED) division of the Academy of Management: 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 (10)

Outstanding Reviewer Award, Organizational Behavior (OB) division of the Academy of Management: 2007, 2008 (2)

 

Teaching Awards

Pearson Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management (ANZAM) Management Educator of the Year, 2013.

Head of School Award "for Excellence in Teaching (during T3, 2012, T1 2013, & T2 2013)", Deakin Graduate School of Business.

Erskine Fellow, Department of Management, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand, 2012.

Erskine Fellow, Department of Management, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand, 2011. Postponed (earthquake).

Vice-Chancellor's Commendation for Excellence in Teaching, Deakin University, 2011.

Nominated for the Organizational Behavior Teaching Society's (OBTS) New Educator Award, 2009.

Nominated for the Open University's Tutor of the Year Award, 2006.

 

Service Awards

Honoured by the Management Education and Development division (MED) of the Academy of Management "For Outstanding Service to Management Education and Development as 2011-2012 Division Chair."

Honoured by the British Academy of Management: "The British Academy of Management wishes to recognize the outstanding and dedicated service of Jon Billsberry, Deakin University, in serving as a Council Member from 2009-2011. The Academy is grateful for all [his] efforts in advancing the aims of the Academy and professionalising its activities."

Honoured by the Management Education and Development division (MED) of the Academy of Management "For Outstanding Service to Management Education and Development as 2010-2011 Division Vice Chair."

Honoured by the Academy of Management "In Recognition of Truly Outstanding Leadership and Service to the Academy of Management, 2008-2010."

Honoured by the Management Education and Development division (MED) of the Academy of Management "For Outstanding Service to Management Education and Development as 2010 Division Program Chair."

Honoured by the Management Education and Development (MED) division of the Academy of Management "For Outstanding Service to Management Education and Development as 2009 Division PDW Chair."

 

Sundry Contributions

 

Internal Presentations, Symposia, and Workshops

Presentation to the Department of Management entitled, Critical reflections on the ASP (sabbatical) experience. Deakin University, Melbourne, May 2018.

Organised and delivered a showcase and discussion of my leadership short films entitiled, Leadership Film Showcase. Deakin University, Melbourne, October 2014.

Organised, designed and ran a series of seminars at Deakin University on the mechanics of publishing and reviewing (with Brown, K. G.), Melbourne, February 2012:

  • From Thesis to Article
  • Become a Great Reviewer
  • Management Paper Workshop
  • Meet the Management Education Editors

Designed and ran the following workshop at the ELATE conference at Coventry University: Replicating face-to-face conferences online: Using Second Life to add the social and informal elements. ELATE 2009: Developing Learning Communities conference, Coventry, 2009. PPT

Organised and delivered a seminar series at Coventry University called Jon's Light Lunches (May-November, 2009) which looked at how to get started in management research.

  • What is Management Research?
  • PhD: Why? Me? How?
  • The Rankings Game: What Research Outputs Should I Be Trying to Get?
  • Should I Go to Conferences?
  • Is it Worth Engaging with the Wider Academic Community?
  • Should I Review for Journals and Conferences?
  • What Should a Management Academic's CV Look Like?
  • How Can I Kick Start My Research?
  • Constructing Your First Research Project
  • Writing Your First Paper

Organised the quarterly Fit Project Away Days, Milton Keynes and Coventry, 2005-2011.

Organised and delivered a workshop on the use and construction of multiple–choice questions in management course examinations at the Open University, Milton Keynes, 2002.

 

Teaching Initiatives

Developed 'Leadership at the Movies', a weekly discussion of leaderhsip in a movie for MPM771 Principles of Leadership, 2016.

Developed the B654 tutor support CD-ROM. Wrote and presented the video 'Better Selection Interviews' for B654 The Effective Manager: 35 minutes.

Lead academic on B784 The Effective Manager live interactive satellite broadcast number 4 'Motivation and Job Design': 90 minutes.

Lead academic on B784 The Effective Manager live interactive satellite broadcast number 5 'Recruitment and Selection': 90 minutes.

 

Other

Featured expert in 'o medo de todos diante do pênalti,' época, pp. 56-57, 30 de junho de 2014. [Portugesse, Brazilian magazine]: Click here

Interviewed on 666 ABC Canberra's Breakfast with Philip Clark show about the World Cup and penalty shootouts, 23rd June 2014.

Featured expert in The English Disease: How to handle pressure: lessons from penalty shoot-outs, The Economist, 14th June 2014: Click here

Featured expert 'top football boffin' in Bradley, T. (2008) Penalty shoot-outs: The secret, The Sun, 24th June 2008: Click here

 

Research Funds

AU$2,500 from the Department of Management, Deakin University to co-fund the visit of Jacky Mueller, Loughborough University, London, UK in 2018.

€2,820 from the Faculty of Business and Law, KU Leuven, Belgium to fund a research visit in 2017.

NZ$2,000 from the Department of Management, University of Canterbury, New Zealand to fund a research visit in 2017.

AU$7,000 from the Faculty of Business and Law, Deakin University to fund ASP overseas research visits in 2017.

AU$10,000 from the Faculty of Business and Law, Deakin University to co-fund the visit of Wouter Vleugels, KU Leuven, Belgium in 2017.

AU$7,500 from Deakin Leadership Centre to fund a study of the efficiacy of reviewing on academic careers, 2014 (with Koehler, T. and Cohen, M.).

AU$5,000 from Deakin Leadership Centre to fund an international poetry competition on leadership, 2014 (with Cohen, M. and North-Samardzic, A.).

AU$8,000 from Deakin University's Course Enhancement Funds to produce three short videos for use in online leadership teaching, 2014 (with North-Samardzic, A.).

AU$2,000 from Deakin University's Course Enhancement Funds for Phase One of the development of an ebook of leadership poems, 2014 (with Cohen, M. and North-Samardzic, A.).

AU$14,500 from Deakin University's Thinker-in-Residence/Expert-in-Residence scheme to fund the visit of Professor Eliane Karsaklian, Université de Paris, Sorbonne, to Deakin University in 2015.

NZ$3,200 (plus flights and accommodation) from the Department of Management, University of Canterbury, New Zealand to fund an Erskine Fellowship, 2012.

€3,500 from the European Association of Work and Organizational Psychology (EAWOP) to support a Small Group Meeting (SGM) in Athens in 2011 on Selection and Assessment in Europe: Recent Trends and Challenges/Advances (with Nikoleau, I. and 12 others).

£1,500 from Coventry University's EDGAR fund to support the work of The Fit Project in 2010.

£300 from the British Academy of Management Organisational Psychology Special Interest Group to fund a workshop entitled 'If we caught managers like we teach doctors' held at Warwick Medical School, June 2009 (with Williams, S.).

£49,312 (£37,512 (Grant) and £11,800 (Fees)) from Coventry University's Faculty of Business, Environment and Society for a full-time PhD studentship to research the influence of teleworking and homeworking on organisational fit, 2010-2012.

Funding (approximately £250,000) from The Open University Business School to fund four full-time PhD studentships: 2005-2011.

Ongoing funding (approximately £150,000 p.a.) from The Open University to support the research and evaluation work of the Fit Project: 2005-2010.

£100,000 from The Open University Human Resource Department's HEFCE strategy funding for the development of an online instrument for the measurement of employees' fit.

£40,000 matched funding from The Open University Business School's Research Committee and The Open University's Personnel Division to research the effects of high levels of person–organisation fit in the Open University.

£14,000 from The Open University's Human Resource Division to fund an MSc Research Methods studentship looking at the nature of misfit.

£10,000 from The Open University's Human Resource Division to fund a study into the situational influences on distributed leadership.

£3,000 from The Open University Business School Research Committee for my Ph.D. studies.

£500 from The Open University Business School to fund a collaborative writer on the cinematic portrayal of recruitment and selection project.

 

Research Students

 

PhD Completions

Wouter Vleugels (2014-2018), KU Leuven, Belgium: Fitting in: A temporal perspective on experiences of person-environment fit in the workplace

Brenda Hollyoak (2009-2018), Coventry University, UK: A narrative study of misfit

Ian Bower (2014-2016), Deakin University, Australia: Role fluidity: A grounded theory study of distributed leadership in business teams

Maria Jacinta Arquisola, (2013-2016), Deakin University, Australia: Roles of Higher Education leaders in Indonesia

Leonardo Blanco dos Santos, (2013-2016), Universidade Presbiteriana Mackenzie, Brazil: Realisation of personal values in the organisational environment as one component of perceived person-organisation fit, and its influence on intention to leave (Realização de valores pessoais no ambiente organizacional como componente de compatibilidade indivíduo-organização percebida e sua influência em intenção de saída; awarded with distinction)

Mervwyn Williamson (2005-2014), University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa: Perceptions and experiences of organisational misfit: A grounded theory study of South African employees

Dannie Talbot (2006-2010), The Open University, UK: Organisational fit and misfit: An exploratory study of similarities and differences (Winner of the Association of Open University Graduates (AOUG) Vice-Chancellor Professor Brenda Gourlay Award for the most outstanding final year doctoral student at The Open University in 2010)

Linda Wilks (2005-2009), The Open University, UK: Initiations, interactions, cognoscenti: Social and cultural capital in the music festival experience

Elena Papavero (2005-2009), Northcentral University, USA: Assessing the relationships between person-organization fit, moral philosophy, and the motivation to lead

 

DBA Completion

Maureen Blane-Brown (2012-2015), Deakin University, Australia: Career perceptions of young professionals across the life cycle: How work-life balance is met by identified career anchors: Implications for organizations

 

PhDs In Progress

Claudia Escobar (2016-current), University of Wollongong, Australia: The development of leadership lay theories in children

Jacqueline Müller (2016-current), Loughborough University, UK: Categorisations of leadership lay theories in sports teams

Zoleikha Abbasi (2017-current), University of Wollongong, Australia: Implicit leadership theories and distance

Yuwei Sun (2020-current), University of Wollongong, Australia: Social misfit

John Powers (2020-current), University of Wollongong, Australia: Workplace suicide

 

Masters in Research Methods and MPhils

Kym Pfitzner, University of Wollongong (2019-current)

Dannie Talbot, The Open University (2005-2006; merit)

Linda Wilks, The Open University (2004-2005; distinction)

 

MSc/MBA Research Projects

Michael Eichler (2017-2018), Deakin University, Australia: The role of theory in management education: A qualitative study (distinction)

Dean Cohen (2016-2017), Deakin University, Australia: Understanding implicit leadership theories during adolescence

Jitse Van Ameijde (2006), Utrecht University, The Netherlands (in-company sponsor)

Patrick Nelson (2006), Utrecht University, The Netherlands (in-company sponsor)

Surajit Choudhury (2005), Cranfield University, UK (in-company sponsor)

 

PhD Examinations

Ahmad Siddiquei (2019), Bond University, Australia. An extended model of temporal leadership, team processes, and project team performance.

Philippa Prothero (2017), Australian National University, Australia. Confronting the meaning of person-organization fit: An investigation into organizational fit research and practice.

 

Editorial Boards

European Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology (EJWOP), 2019-current

Journal of Management and Organization (JMO), 2018-current

Journal of Management Education (JME), 2014-current

Organization Management Journal (OMJ), 2010-current

International Journal of Management Reviews (IJMR), 2010-current (Consulting Editor)

Academy of Management Learning & Education (AMLE), 2009-current

International Journal of Call Centre Management, 2000-2003

 

Ad Hoc Reviewer

 

Accreditation Bodies

Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (TEQSA), Australian Government

 

Funding Bodies

Economic and Social Research Council (UK)

National Research Foundation (South Africa)

 

Journals

Academy of Management Learning & Education

Asia Pacific Management Review

British Journal of Management

British Journal of Psychology

European Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology

Higher Education

Human Relations

Human Resource Management Journal

International Journal of Selection and Assessment

Journal of Applied Social Psychology

Journal of Business Ethics

Journal of Management and Organization

Journal of Management Education

Journal of Management, Spirituality and Religion

Journal of Management Studies

Journal of Managerial Psychology

Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology

Journal of Organizational Effectiveness: People and Performance

Journal of Sport Management

Journal of Sports Sciences

Leadership

Organization Management Journal

Personnel Review

Sport Management Review

 

Publishers

Prentice-Hall Ltd.

Routledge

Sage Publications Ltd.

Wiley-Blackwells

 

Conferences

Academy of Management (Management Education and Development; Organizational Behavior)

British Academy of Management (Organizational Psychology)

British Psychological Society, Division of Occupational Psychology Annual Conference

Global e-Conference on Fit

Organizational Behavior Teaching Conference (OBTC)

 

External Examiner

Department of Management, London School of Economics and Political Science

School of Management, Royal Holloway, University of London.

Westminster Business School, University of Westminster.

Newcastle Business School, University of Northumbria at Newcastle.

KYRA programme, Coventry University.

 

External Assessor

Masters in European Business, Cass Business School, City University, 2008 (Periodic Programme Review, External Panel Expert).

BSc Business Studies, Cass Business School, City University, 2008 (Periodic Programme Review, External Panel Expert).

BSc Management, Cass Business School, City University, 2008 (Periodic Programme Review, External Panel Expert).

BSc Business Administration, Undergraduate distance-learning programme, School of Management, Royal Holloway, University of London, 2003.