Research Interests / Areas of Expertise
Research has been mostly in applied quantitative data analysis. Contributions of a methodological and theoretical nature have also been made, primarily in the area of tourism demand analysis. Current research interests are in the areas of applied data analysis, tourism demand modeling, forecasting and strategic analysis techniques, and epistio-phenomenological media paradigms.
Research Grants and Research Fundings
- Indigenous Money Mentors
Analysis of data on Aboriginals’ use of various banking services. Grant from national Australia Bank: $30,000. February 2012. With Dr Anuja Cabraal and Prof Supriya Singh.
- Banking customers perceptions
Measuring user perceptions of risks in the use of electronic banking services. For the Australian Bankers’ Association through the Smart Internet Technology CRC. Funded by Westpac bank: $83,500. February – August 2007. With Margaret Jackson and Supriya Singh.
- Entrepreneurship and Culture
International benchmarking of Australian entrepreneurial activity and cultural conditions. $5,000 from RMIT Centre for Excellence in Entrepreneurship in 2004, and a further $5,000 award in 2005 for follow up research on the “tall poppy syndrome” and its effect on entrepreneurial activity. With Margaret Jackson and Rosemary O’Connor.
- Airline alliances and tourism
Funded by the Department of Industry, Science and Resources: $23,375. 2001
- Subsequent paper commissioned by the Economic Research Centre of the University of Balearic Islands for €600
- Work and Lifestyle Study
Research with the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia into the career plans and work satisfaction of male and female accountants. Funded by Waite Consulting: $9,000. 2001. With Sheila Bellamy and Philomena Leung
- Work satisfaction of Business academics
Funded by RMIT Business grant: $10,000. 2000. With Sheila Bellamy and Kim Watty
- Female participation in the accounting profession in Australia
Funded by CPA Australia: $15,000. 1999. With Sheila Bellamy, Marcia O’Neill and Margaret Jackson
- Modelling the demand for international tourism
Funding of $10,000 through the Commonwealth Staff Development Fund was granted in 1991. Further funding of $8,000 through the RMIT Faculty of Business Scholarly Activities Grants Program was received in 1992.
Prizes and Awards
- Best journal publication award, School of Accounting 2012 (for Inglis et al 2011)
- Certificate of Achievement, 2001 RMIT Teaching awards – Research Supervision RMIT University, 2001
- Responsible for learning and teaching policy and practice across the MBA, Executive MBA and JD programs
- Teaching: Management Decision Making (MBA), MBA Research Project, Research Methods
- BA(Hons) DipEd MA PhD ( Melb )
- DipTh ( ACT )
Affiliations / Professional Memberships
- Fellow, Australian Institute of Management
- Morley, C.,Rossello, J.,Santana-Gallego, M. (2014). Gravity models for tourism demand: theory and use. In: Annals of Tourism Research, 48, 1 - 10
- Banerjee, S.,Morley, C. (2013). Professional doctorates in management: toward a practice-based approach to doctoral education In: Academy of Management Learning and Education, 12, 173 - 193
- Morley, C. (2012). Discrete choice analysis and experimental design In: Handbook of Research Methods in Tourism: Quantitative and Qualitative Approaches, Edward Elgar Publishing, Cheltenham, United Kingdom
- Morley, C. (2012). Technique and theory in tourism analysis In: Tourism Economics, 18, 1273 - 1286
- Singh, S.,Morley, C. (2011). Gender and financial accounts in marriage In: Journal of Sociology, 47, 3 - 16
- Inglis, R.,Shelly, M.,Morley, C.,De Lange, P. (2011). A collective, undifferentiated accounting profession: an Australian study In: Accounting and Finance, 51, 711 - 731
- Tareq, M.,Bellamy, S.,Morley, C. (2011). Reform of minority shareholder rights: An international perspective In: Corporate Ownership and Control, 9, 60 - 71
- Morley, C. (2009). Dynamics in the specification of tourism demand models In: Tourism Economics, 15, 23 - 39
- Singh, S.,Morley, C. (2009). Young Australians' privacy, security and trust in internet banking In: OZCHI '09: Proceedings of the 21st Australian Conference on computer-human interaction: Design: Open 24/7, Melbourne, Australia, 23-27 November 2009
- Watty, K.,Bellamy, S.,Morley, C. (2008). Changes in higher education and valuing the job: the views of accounting academics in Australia In: Journal of Higher Education Policy and Management, 30, 139 - 151
- Analysis of the Effects of International Airline Alliances on Tourism and Consumers. Funded by: Dept of Industry Science & Resources Targeted Research Alliances from (2000 to 2000)
4 PhD Current Supervisions4 Prof Doc Completions and 1 PhD (pub) Completions and 7 PhD Completions and 2 Masters by Research Completions