Dr Peszynski's specific research interests include supply chain management and associated technologies, eBusiness, eProcurement and the social aspects of information.
His PhD titled “Power and Politics in a System Implementation” was awarded in 2006 at Deakin University (Victoria, Australia). His PhD had a strong focus on the social issues surrounding systems implementation. The study aimed to identify the role of power and politics in systems implementation.
Since joining RMIT, Konrad has been involved in the School of Business IT and Logistics and teaches into the Masters of Strategic Procurement, Masters of Logistics and Supply Chain Management, Masters of Business (Information Technology) and the Masters of Commerce.
He has successfully supervised PhD candidates and Masters of Research candidates as either the senior supervisor or the associate supervisor. Konrad is currently the Higher Degree by Research Coordinator in the School of Business IT and Logistics.
- January 2010 - December 2010, Business Value of Web 2.0 within Australia in 2010. Project conducted by Professor Mohini Singh, Professor Nilmini Wickramasinghe, Dr Konrad Peszynski, and Dr Paul Cerotti, University Research Seed Funding
- January 2010 - June 2010, Solutions to delivery optimization and cost issues in the company's Bayswater hub and spoke structure.
- January 2007- December 2007, E-business assimilation and its effects on the growth and export performance of Australian horticulture firms. RMIT Emerging Researcher Grant.
- October 2006 -December 2007, E-business assimilation and its effects on the growth and export performance of Australian horticulture firms. RMIT Emerging Researcher Grant, Joint project with Konrad Peszynski.
- 2014 – Teaching Excellence Award - Priority area – High impact strategies for progression, retention and attainment, Higher Education - For sustained excellence through student-centred teaching that engages students to promote high levels of attainment in the discipline of supply chain management.
- 2008 - Best Paper Award - ACS Environmental Sustainability in ICT Molla, A, Cooper, V, Corbitt, B, Deng, H, Peszynski, K, Pittayachawan, S, & Teoh, S Y (2008). E-readiness to g-readiness: developing a green information technology readiness framework. Proceedings of the 19th Australasian Conference on Information Systems (ACIS), Christchurch, New Zealand.
- 2006 - PhD Thesis nominated by the School of Information Systems at Deakin University for the ACPHIS (Australian Council of Professors and Heads of Information Systems) medal for best Australian PhD in Information Systems.
- 2004 - Received the inaugural Vice-Chancellors Award for Outstanding Achievement in Teaching and Learning at Deakin University.
- 2004 - Nominated for the Australian Awards for University Training for an innovative and practical approach to team teaching in large, first year classes.
- ISYS2394 – Globalisation and Business and Information Technology
- INTE1208 – eProcurement and Supply Chain Technologies
- ISYS2381 – Business Globalisation (Canada)
- Master of Business Information Technology (MBIT), Deputy Program Director, School of BIT&L, RMIT
- Deputy Study Tour Director, School of BIT&L RMIT
- Teaching and Learning Committee Member, School of BIT&L, RMIT
- RMIT Research Committee Member, as a researcher with an emerging record of excellence in research
- PhD, Information Systems (Deakin University, Australia)
- MEd, Teaching (RMIT University, Australia)
- BCA (Hons), Information System (Victoria University of Wellington, NZ)
- BSC, Psychology (Victoria University of Wellington, NZ)
Education Integrator, GS1 Australia, 2005-2006
Current Teaching Responsibilities
- INTE1208 – eProcurement and Supply Chain Technologies
- ISYS2394 – Globalisation and Business IT
- ISYS2380/ISYS2381 - Business Globalisation: A Study Abroad - Canada
Past Teaching Responsibilities
- OMGT2088 – International Logistics
- ISYS2396 – Professional Business Practice
- ISYS2391 - Strategic Information Systems and Accounting
- ISYS2396 - Enterprise Systems
- Member of the Australian Computer Society (MACS)
- Member of the Association of Information Systems (MAIS)
- Member of the Supply Chain and Logistics Alliance of Australia (SCLAA)
- Binhadyan, B.,Peszynski, K.,Wickramasinghe, N. (2016). Using e-mental health services for the benefit of consumers in Saudi Arabia In: Key Considerations in Consumer Health Informatics, Springer, Switzerland
- Binhadyan, B.,Peszynski, K.,Wickramasinghe, N. (2015). The effect of e-mental health services on Saudi general mental health In: Proceedings of the 28th Bled eConference "#eWellbeing", Bled, Slovenia, 7-10 June 2015
- Singh, M.,Peszynski, K. (2014). Organisational value of social technologies: an Australian study In: Electronic Journal of Information Systems Evaluation, 17, 88 - 99
- Singh, M.,Dwivedi, Y.,Hackney, R.,Peszynski, K. (2012). Determining dimensions of social websites: Insights through genre theory In: 2012 45th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS 2012), Wailea, Maui, 4-7 January, 2012
- Singh, M.,Dwivedi, Y.,Hackney, R.,Peszynski, K. (2012). Innovation in communication: an actor-network analysis of social websites In: International Journal of Actor Network Theory and Technological Innovation, 4, 39 - 51
- Trinh Phuong, T.,Molla, A.,Peszynski, K. (2012). Enterprise system-enabled organizational agility capability: a construct and measurement instrument In: Proceedings of the 16th Pacific Asia Conference on Information Systems (PACIS) 2012, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, 11-15 July, 2012
- Trinh Phuong, T.,Molla, A.,Peszynski, K. (2012). Enterprise systems and organizational agility: A review of the literature and conceptual framework In: Communications of the Association for Information Systems, 31, 167 - 193
- ABDUL KOHAR, U.,McMurray, A.,Peszynski, K. (2011). Motivations for venturing into ICT-based businesses amongst Malaysian Bumiputera (Indigenous) entrepreneurs In: Proceedings of the 25th Annual Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management Conference: The Future of Work and Organisations 2011, Wellington, New Zealand, 5 - 7 December, 2011
- Molla, A.,Peszynski, K. (2011). E-Business in agribusiness: investigating the e-readiness of Australian horticulture firms In: International Journal of Information Communication Technologies and Human Development, 3, 1 - 18
- ABDUL KOHAR, U.,McMurray, A.,Peszynski, K. (2010). Factors influencing the sustainability of Malaysian Bumiputera new technology-based small firms In: Proceedings of the 7th AGSE International Entrepreneurship Research Exchange, Queensland, Australia, 2-5 February 2010
13 PhD Completions and 1 Masters by Research Completions7 PhD Current Supervisions