Associate Professor Ros Cameron

Biography

Ros holds a BA and Graduate Diploma in Welfare Law from the University of Newcastle (Australia), a Graduate Certificate in Instructional Design and a Master of Professional Education and Training from Deakin University (Australia). Ros obtained her PhD at Southern Cross University (Australia).

She is also a Fellow of the Australian Human Resources Institute (FAHRI) and the Australian Institute for Training and Development (FAITD) and is a Co-Convenor of the Mixed Methods Research Special Intertest Group of ANZAM.

She also is a member of the Editorial Board of the Electronic Journal of Business Research Methods

Ros previously worked at Curtin University in Western Australia as a Research Fellow and prior to this was Senior Lecturer and Head of HRM discipline at CQUniversity in Queensland and Lecturer in HRM at Southern Cross University also in Queensland. Ros has taught undergraduate and postgraduate subjects in several countries (China, Singapore, Hong Kong and the Fiji islands).

Ros has supervised several DBA and PhD candidates to completion and continues to supervise and conduct research methodology workshops in Australia and overseas.

In 2013 Ros was invited to become a member of the International Steering Committee for the Malaysian Finance Accreditation Agency (FAA) which was in the process of developing a Finance Services Qualification system for Malaysia. Following this one year committee period the FAA also secured Ros as an expert consultant to assist them to design and develop their national guidelines for RPL and Assessment Centres. FAA is an International quality assurance and accreditation body supported by Bank Negara Malaysia and Securities Commission Malaysia. 

Ros is a member of the following academic bodies:

ANZAM                   Member of Australian & New Zealand Academy of Management

BAM                        Member of British Academy of Management

AOM                       Member Academy of Management

AVETRA                  Member of Australian Vocational Education & Training Research Association

ALA                          Member of Adult Learning Australia

Ros has been the recipient of several large scale workforce development research grants and an array of smaller scale research grants related to skilled migration and workforce readiness/employability and future skilling.

Publications and Presentations

Recent journal articles – Refereed

Cameron R, Stuart, L, and Bell, T. (2017) ‘Indigenous Australians’ participation in VET: A systematic review’, Journal of Vocational Education and Training   Special Issue: Race and Ethnicity to be published September 2017, Vol. 69, No. 3

Farivar, F., Cameron, R. and Yaghoubi,M. (2016),’Work-family balance and cultural dimensions: from a developing nation perspective’, Personnel Review, Vol. 45 Issue 2, pp. 315-333. http://www.emeraldinsight.com/doi/pdfplus/10.1108/PR-09-2014-0196

Cameron, R, Sankaran, S and Scales, G, Scales, J. (2015) ’Mixed Methods Use in Project Management Research’ Project Management Journal, Vol. 46, No. 2, pp. 90-104.  

Manshor, A., Chong, E., and Cameron, R (2014) ‘Developing a qualification structure: A case study of the finance services industry in Malaysia and beyond’, Australian Journal of Adult Learning:  Special Issue Asian Century, Vol. 54, No. 3, pp. 343-367.

Cameron, R, and Miller, A (2014), “Case studies in e-RPL and e-PR”, Australian Journal of Adult Learning, Vol. 54, No. 1, April, pp. 89-113. ISSN: 1443-1394

Crossman, B and Cameron, R (2014) 'A comparative thematic review of vocational leadership literature from the USA, Great Britain and Australia', Research in Post-Compulsory Education, Vol. 19, Issue 4, pp.393-416. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13596748.2014.955374

Cameron, R, Lewis, J and Pfeiffer, L. (2014) ‘The FIFO Experience: A Gladstone case study', Australian Bulletin of Labour, Vol. 40, No.2.

Burgess, J., Cameron, R and Rainnie, A (2014) Contemporary research on work, workplaces and industrial relations in Australia’, The Economic and Labour Relations Review, Vol. 25, No. 1, pp. 1-5. ISSN 1035-3046.

 

Research Books

Cameron, R, Dhakal, S, Brown, K and Burgess, J (Eds) (2017 forthcoming) Transitions from Education to Work:  Job Ready Challenges in the Asia Pacific, Routledge

 

Recent book chapters

Cameron, R (2017 forthcoming) Developing Mixed Methods Research Skills: Becoming Methodologically Trilingual’ in  Erwee, R, Danaher, P, Harmes, M, Marcus Harmes, M and Padró, F.F., (Eds) University Development and Administration. Post-graduate Education in Higher Education, Springer 

Burgess, J, Cameron, R, Dhakal, S and Brown, K (2017 forthcoming) ‘Introduction: Applicant work-readiness and graduate employability challenges in the Asia Pacific’ in Cameron, R, Dhakal, S, Brown, K and Burgess, J (Eds) Transitions from Education to Work:  Job Ready Challenges in the Asia Pacific, Routledge, Chapter 1.

Verma, P, Nankervis, A and Cameron, R (2017 forthcoming) ‘Literature Analysis of Job Readiness: Developing an Analytical Framework’, in Cameron, R, Dhakal, S, Brown, K and Burgess, J (Eds) Transitions from Education to Work:  Job Ready Challenges in the Asia Pacific, Routledge, Chapter 2

Dhakal, S, Cameron, R, Brown, K and Burgess, J (2017 forthcoming) ‘Comparative Country Analysis’, in

Cameron, R, Dhakal, S, Brown, K and Burgess, J (Eds) Transitions from Education to Work:  Job Ready Challenges in the Asia Pacific, Routledge, Chapter 13.

Cameron. R (2016) ‘The Role of Qualitative Methods in Mixed Methods Designs’, in (Eds.) Townsend, K, Loudoun, R and Lewin, D (2016). Handbook of Qualitative Research Methods on Human Resource Management Innovative Techniques, Edward Elgar, Chapter 2, pp.13-29. ISBN: 9781784711177

Cameron, R and Pfeiffer. L. (2016) ‘eRPL and ePR in Higher Education Contexts’, in Open Learning and Formal Credentialing in Higher Education: Curriculum Models and Institutional Policies, Edited by: Shirley Reushle Amy Antonio and Mike Keppell and. IGI Global. Chapter 9, pp. 167-185.

Molina-Azorin, J and Cameron, R, (2015) ‘History and Emergent Practices of Multimethods and Mixed Methods in Business Research’, The Oxford Handbook of Multimethod and Mixed Methods Research Inquiry (Eds.) Sharlene Hesse-Biber and Burke Johnson, Oxford University Press. Chapter 26, pp. 466-485.

Cameron. R (2015) ‘The emerging use of mixed methods in educational research ‘, in Meanings  and Motivation in Educational Research, (Eds.) Baguley, M, Findlay, Y, and Kerby, M. Routledge, Oxon. Chapter 8, pp. 103-115.  ISBN: 978-1-138-81027-3.

Cameron, R and Sankaran, S (2015) 'Mixed methods research in project management' in  Designs, Methods and Practices for Research of Project Management, (Ed) Beverly Pasian, Gower Publishing, Chapter 22, pp. 273-286. ISBN: 978-1-4094-4880-8

Cameron R (2014) ‘RPL and Workforce Development’, Handbook of the Recognition of Prior Learning: Research into Practice, (Eds.) Harris, J., Wihak, C., and Van Kleef, J (2014).   NIACE, Leicester, UK, Chapter 5, pp. 113-147 . CIP 978-1-86201-861-7 

Cameron R, Travers, N, and Wihak, C (2014) ‘Technology and RPL’, Handbook of the Recognition of Prior Learning: Research into Practice, (Eds.) Harris, J., Wihak, C., and Van Kleef, J (2014).   NIACE, Leicester, UK, Chapter 11, pp. 284-314. CIP 978-1-86201-861-7 

Cameron, R. (2014), ‘Workplace Coaching: Context and Challenges’, in T Short & R Harris (eds), Workplace Development: Strategies and Practices, Springer, Singapore, Chapter 13, pp. 211-224. ISBN: 978-981-287-067-4.

Wallace, M, Sheldon, N, Cameron, R & Lings, I. (2014), ‘What do Young Australian Engineers Want? Strategies to Attract this Talent to Less Glamorous Industries’, in T Short and R Harris (eds), Workplace Development: Strategies and Practices, Springer, Singapore, Chapter 3, pp. 33-44. ISBN: 978-981-287-067-4.

Wallace, M. Lings, I, Cameron, R and Sheldon, N (2014), ‘Attracting & Retaining Staff: The Role of Branding and Industry Image’, in Harris, R and Short, T (Eds.), Workforce Development: perspectives and Issues, Chapter 2, pp. 19-36. Springer. ISBN: 978-981-4560-57-3.

Cameron, R and Ebrahimi, M (2014) Coaching in the workplace, in Harris, R and Short, T (Eds.), Workforce Development: Perspectives and Issues, Chapter 14, pp. 253-268. Springer. ISBN: 978-981-4560-57-3.

Kell, P, Cameron, R, Joyce, D and Wallace, M (2014), ‘International Developments in Skills Migration: A Case Study of the Opportunities, Threats and Dilemmas for Australia’, in Harris, R and Short, T (Eds.),