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Keson Loke

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Contact Staff

  • Position: Adjunct Lecturer - Department of Marketing and Management
  • Unit Name:
    • BUS832: Leadership and Management
    • BUS854: Managing Cultural Diversity in Business

Contact Details

Education

  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in International Business: (University of Sydney)
  • Master of Business Administration: (National University of Singapore)
  • Bachelor of Accountancy (Honours): (National University of Singapore)

Current projects

Research Interests:

  • International business strategy
  • Sustainability of international business
  • Factors influencing foreign direct investment and international divestment

Research Potential (Work-in-progress):

  • Loke K and Gray SJ (to be submitted) 'Determinants of International Divestment: An Empirical Study of Australian Multinationals'.
  • Loke K (to be drafted) 'Towards a Place Compatibility Theory for Sustainability of Foreign DirectInvestment: A Conceptual Framework'.

Publications

journal toggle icon open Refereed Journal Articles

  • Loke K 2009 'Towards a Perpetual Congruence Theory for Sustainability of International Business: A Conceptual Framework', The International Journal of Environmental, Cultural, Economic and Social Sustainability, vol. 5:1, pp. 1-14

books toggle icon open Books

  • Loke K 2008 'International Divestment as an Emergent Strategy: Australian Managerial Attitudes and Influential Factors', VDM Verlag, Saarbruecken.

conference toggle icon open Conferences and Presentations

  • Loke K 2008 'The Sustainability of Foreign Direct Investment: A Proposed Asian-Western Home-Host FDI Framework', 22nd Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management Conference, Auckland, New Zealand, December 2-5.
  • Loke K 2006 'Australian MNEs: Key Perspectives on International Divestment', Australia and New Zealand International Business Academy (ANZIBA) 2006 Conference, Wellington, NewZealand, November 16-18.
  • Loke K 2006 'International Divestment: Influential Factors and Key Managerial Attitudes',Academy of International Business (AIB) Annual Conference 2006, Beijing, China, June 23-26.
  • Loke K 2005 'International Divestment: A Proposed Conceptual Framework', Australia and New Zealand International Business Academy (ANZIBA) 2005 Conference, Melbourne, Australia, November 10-11.
  • Loke K 2004 'International Divestments by Australian MNEs: Empirical Data and Influential Factors', Australia and New Zealand International Business Academy (ANZIBA) 2004 Conference, Canberra, Australia, November 5-6.

Professional Membership

  • CPA of: Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Singapore (ICPAS), Singapore
  • Member of: Academy of International Business (AIB)
  • Member of: Academy of Management (AOM)
  • Member of: AIB - Australia and New Zealand Chapter (ANZIBA), Australia
  • Member of: Australia and New Zealand Academy of Management (ANZAM), Australia
  • Member of: Beta Gamma Sigma - The International Honor Society

Community engagement

  • Gave a presentation on the Master of International Business (MIB) Program at The University of Sydney Postgraduate Orientation for Session 2, 2009 on behalf of the Program Director, MIB
  • Associate Editor, The International Journal of Environmental, Cultural, Economic and Social Sustainability, vol. 5, issue 1, 2009
  • Represented the School of Organisation and Management at graduation ceremonies at The University of New South Wales in 2008
  • Represented the School of Organisation and Management at the Courses and Careers Day, The University of New South Wales in 2006 and 2007
  • Reviewer, Academy of International Business Conference 2006
  • Represented the Discipline of International Business at the Courses and Careers Day, The University of Sydney in 2004 and 2005
  • Reviewer, Australia and New Zealand International Business Academy Conference 2005
  • Reviewer, Australia and New Zealand International Business Academy Conference 2004