Keith Toh

Dr Keith Toh

Senior Lecturer

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COBL | School of Management


Information & Systems (engineering) Enabling Capability Platform


Email: keith.toh@rmit.edu.au


Phone: +61 39925 1458


Campus: Melbourne City


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Keith Toh faces forward, smiling. He is wearing a striped shirt.

Contact details

COBL | School of Management


Information & Systems (engineering) Enabling Capability Platform


Email: keith.toh@rmit.edu.au


Phone: +61 39925 1458


Campus: Melbourne City


Programs

More information

Dr Keith Toh is a teacher and researcher, who bridges social and engineering perspectives. He engages with students, industry and other research collaborators with adaptability and enthusiasm.

Overview

Dr Keith Toh is a highly experienced and passionate member of the School of Management, holding several leadership roles, including Course Coordinator, Program Manager and Deputy Dean of Learning and Teaching.

He is the coordinator for Business in Society, of the Bachelor of Business Program. Having made the transition from systems engineering to social study methods, he also teaches in a variety of courses, such as Ethics, Organisational Analysis, and Management in Practice.

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Industry experience

Bushfire Cooperative Research Council

  • Leading the knowledge management research, in community and communication
     

Victoria University

  • Researcher for the Department of Transport, Victorian Freight Futures and Logistics Cities
  • Researcher to the Port of Melbourne, on the evaluation of their Enterprise Architecture Strategy
     

The Logistics Institute (Asia Pacific)

  • Designed a Singapore government framework to support the uptake of RFID technology amongst supply chain partners
     

Fujitsu Services, United Kingdom

  • Software developer, UK Postal Service, UK Department of Constitutional Affairs, National Health Services and Automobile Association. Lifecycle management, including design and delivery of application software components, in Java, C++ and Visual Basic
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Research

Dr Keith Toh's research has revolved around enterprise and information systems architectures, and knowledge management. He is keen on the development of knowledge and information management strategies. Previously, as a researcher with the Australian Bushfire Cooperative Research Centre, he has worked on knowledge management model for community engagement and preparedness across Australian bushfire emergency agencies. His research includes knowledge management as ontology building and also ontology as knowledge philosophy.

Keith is also collaborating with colleagues in the complexities of embedding employability skills through network pedagogies in business education.

Research keywords

Knowledge Management, Ontology, Information Management, Enterprise Architecture, Systems Integration

Research output summary

17

Publications

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Supervisor Projects

1

Awards

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Supervisor interest areas

  • Knowledge management
  • Enterprise architecture
  • Organisational maturity

Supervisor projects

  • Negligence training in Hospitality education: A contribution to problem-solving and critical thinking skills

Feature publications

Should we leave now? Behavioral factors in evacuation under wildfire threat

Fire Technology, vol. 55, pp. 487–516

McLennan J, Ryan B, Bearman C, Toh K. (2019).

A knowledge management model to improve the development of bushfire communication products

Australasian Journal of Information Systems, University of Canberra, Canberra, Australia, vol. 18, no. 3, pp. 97-118

Toh, K. Corbitt, B. and Beekhuyzen, J. (2014).

A business and ICT architecture for a logistics city

International Journal of Production Economics, Elsevier BV, Netherlands, vol. 122, no. 1, pp. 216-228

Toh, K. Nagel, P. and Oakden, R. (2009).

Key publications by year

  • McLennan J, Ryan B, Bearman C, Toh K. 2019, ‘Should we leave now? Behavioral factors in evacuation under wildfire threat’ vol. 55, pp. 487-516.
  • Toh, K. Corbitt, B. and Beekhuyzen, J. 2014, 'A knowledge management model to improve the development of bushfire communication products', in Australasian Journal of Information Systems, University of Canberra, Canberra, Australia, vol. 18, no. 3, pp. 97-118 ISSN: 1326-2238
  • Fairbrother, P. Tyler, M. Hart, A. Mees, B. Phillips, R. Stratford, J. and Toh, K. 2013, 'Creating 'community'? Preparing for bushfire in rural Victoria', in Rural Sociology, Rural Sociological Society, United States, vol. 78, no. 2, pp. 186-209 ISSN: 0036-0112
  • Toh, K. Heslop, L. and Burton, T. 2011, 'Supporting nursing services through a research framework and reference model', in Journal of Health Informatics, Health Informatics, Central Queensland University, Australia, vol. 6, no. 3, pp. 1-9 ISSN: 1446-4381
  • de Souza, R. Goh, M. Sundarakani, B. Wai, W. Toh, K. and Yong, W. 2011, 'Return on investment calculator for RFID ecosystem of high tech company', in Computers in Industry, Elsevier BV, Netherlands, vol. 62, no. 8-9, pp. 820-829 ISSN: 0166-3615
  • Hamilton, A. and Toh, K. 2010, 'A review of emergency organisations - The need for a theoretical framework', inInternational Journal of Emergency Management, Inderscience, Switzerland, vol. 7, no. 2, pp. 111-123 ISSN: 1471-4825
  • Toh, K. Welsh, K. and Hassall, K. 2010, 'A collaboration service model for a global port cluster', in International Journal of Engineering Business Management, InTech, Croatia, vol. 2, no. 1, pp. 29-34 ISSN: 1847-9790
  • Toh, K. Nagel, P. and Oakden, R. 2009, 'A business and ICT architecture for a logistics city', in International Journal of Production Economics, Elsevier BV, Netherlands, vol. 122, no. 1, pp. 216-228 ISSN: 0925-5273
  • Toh, K. Oakden, R. Nagel, P. Sengpeihl, C. and SHI, P. 2008, 'A model for an inland port in Australia', in Journal of Transport and Supply Chain Management, Sabinet Online Ltd., South Africa, vol. 2, no. 1, pp. 78-92 ISSN: 1995-5235
  • Sengpeihl, C. OAakden, R. Nagel, P. Toh, K. and SHI, P. 2007, 'The emergence of logistics cities: conceptual model', Journal of Transport and Supply Chain Management, Sabinet Online Ltd., South Africa, vol. 2, no. 1, pp. 58-77 ISSN: 1995-5235
  • Borja V., Harding J.A., Toh K.T.K., 2000, Product Re-Engineering Using an Enterprise Modelling Architecture, International Journal of Agile Management Systems, Vol. 2, No. 3, pp. 214-224.
  • K.T.K. Toh, J. A. Harding, 1999. An Enterprise Modelling CASE Tool and Data Schema Requirements for the Selection of Software Support, International Journal of Production Research, Vol. 37, No. 18, pp. 4079-4104.
  • K.T.K. Toh, J.A. Harding and D . Thomson, 1999, An Holonic Approach for the Modelling of Enterprise Functionality and Behaviour, International Journal of Computer Integrated Manufacturing, Vol. 12, No. 6, pp. 541-558.
  • K.T.K. Toh, 1999, Modelling Architectures: A Review of their Application in Structured Methods to Systems Specification, International Journal of Production Research, Vol. 37, No. 7, pp. 1439-1458.
  • K.T.K. Toh, S.T. Newman and R. Bell, 1998, An Information Systems Architecture for Small Metalworking Companies, Journal of Engineering Manufacture (Part B), Proc. of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE), Vol. 212, pp. 87-103.
  • K.T.K. Toh, 1998, The Realisation of Reference Enterprise Modelling Architectures, International Journal of Computer Integrated Manufacturing, Vol. 12, No. 4, pp. 403-417.
  • M.K. Lee and K.T.K. Toh, 1996, Development of CAM Environment for the Off-Line Wheel Dress-Forming of CNC Surface Grinding Machine, Journal of the Institution of Engineers Singapore, pp. 33 -38, Vol. 36, No.4, M.I.T.A. (P) No. 296/10/95, ISDN 0377-7464.
  • K.T.K. Toh and S.T. Newman, 1996, The Future Role of DNC in Metalworking SMEs, International Journal of Production Research, Vol. 34, No. 3, pp. 863-877.
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Awards

Harry C. Bigglestone Award

Presented annually to the authors of the best Fire Technology paper

Award date: 20th August 2015

Recipients: Keith Toh

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Acknowledgement of country

RMIT University acknowledges the people of the Woi wurrung and Boon wurrung language groups of the eastern Kulin Nation on whose unceded lands we conduct the business of the University. RMIT University respectfully acknowledges their Ancestors and Elders, past and present. RMIT also acknowledges the Traditional Custodians and their Ancestors of the lands and waters across Australia where we conduct our business - Artwork 'Luwaytini' by Mark Cleaver, Palawa.

aboriginal flag
torres strait flag

Acknowledgement of country

RMIT University acknowledges the people of the Woi wurrung and Boon wurrung language groups of the eastern Kulin Nation on whose unceded lands we conduct the business of the University. RMIT University respectfully acknowledges their Ancestors and Elders, past and present. RMIT also acknowledges the Traditional Custodians and their Ancestors of the lands and waters across Australia where we conduct our business.