• Designation: Academic Board Member
  • Company: Australian School of Accounting

Team Information

Professor Lawson Savery HND (Mechanical Engineering), MSc (Aston). PhD (UWA)

Professor Savery was formerly the Executive Dean, Faculty of Business at Southern Cross University in Lismore, New South Wales before his retirement in 2006.  Lawson originally trained as an engineer before having a distinguished career in the field of management and business studies.  His was Head of the School of Management at the Curtin Business School, Curtin University of Technology before moving to SCU.  His research has focused on human resource management, organisational change and behaviour, employee satisfaction, stress within management teams and currently the role of cooperatives in the economy.  Lawson has published over 120 refereed articles in such journals as the Harvard Business Review, Human Relations and the International Journal of Human Factors in Manufacturing.  He has co-authored a number of books and has written numerous chapters in books.  He has supervised candidates to doctoral and masters by research to completion.  Lawson has also served on several academic boards including the Management Development Institute of Singapore.  He has also taught in several countries including Singapore, Hong Kong, Mainland China, the United Kingdom and the United States of America. Lawson is currently Professor and Honorary Senior Research Fellow at the University of Western Australia.