DaSilva, R. and Purchase, S. 2012 Networks in the Junior Mining Industry, UWA Business School Future Fund.
Tan, A., Soutar, G., and Purchase, S. 2013 Returns on innovation: Examining the role of industry dynamics through a longitudinal study of SMEs in the resource sector in Australia, 1994-2010, UWA Business School Research Grant.
CRC - Honey Bee Products; Node 4: Honey Bee Products Marketing and Education
Involved in the development of a CRC focused on Honey Bee Products based at UWA and beginning in 2017.
Sharon began working in academia on a part-time basis as she was studying for her PhD from 1996-1999. Her PhD research investigated the internationalization process of Australian Engineering consultants through their business networks and relationships. On completing her PhD she has worked in academia on a full time basis.
Sharon has published academic papers in international journal and leading conferences in the area of business networks and relationships. She has been invited to join 4 editorial boards and has been voted onto the membership committee for the Australian and New Zealand Marketing Academy(2007 - 2013). At the same time she hasn’t lost her roots with industry and has published commercial pieces with CIPS (Chartered Institute of Purchasing) and other representative organizations.
1992-1995 Business Development Officer, Department of Business, Industry and Regional Development, Queensland
1990-1991 Consulting Engineer, GB Hill & Partners, Perth
1988-1990 Sales Engineer, Hardie Iplex Industries, Perth
1985-1988 Marketing Engineer, Humes Plastics, Perth; Brisbane & Darwin.
1999-2000 Lecturer, Central Queensland University, Rockhampton
MKTG8578 Client Management
TRLO8512 Logistics Information Systems and Electronic Business
TRLO8531Special Topics in Logistics, Transport and Supply Chain: Research Methods
EBUS8504 Electronic Business
MKTG3308 Supply Chain Management
MKTG2240 Sales Management
Roles and responsibilities
Deputy Head of School (Research)
Associate Editor: Australasian Marketing Journal
Editoral Board Position: Industrial Marketing Management
Adhoc Reviewer: Journal of Business & Industrial Marketing; Journal of Business to Business Marketing; European Journal of Management; Journal of Business Research
Business Relationships and Networks
Innovation in Business Networks
Research expertise keywords
- Business relationships and networks
- Culture within business relationships
- Electronic commerce
- Electronic procurement