University of Western Sydney, School of Business, Australia
Dr Ann Dadich, BSocSci Hons (Psych), PhD, is Senior Lecturer within the school of Business at the University of Western Sydney. She is also a registered psychologist; a full member of the Australian Psychological society; and a New South Wales Justice of Peace. Dr Dadich has accumulated considerable research experience in health services management, with a particular focus on knowledge translation – this encompasses scholarship on the processes through which knowledge borne from empirical research is transformed into quality consumer care. Following her undergraduate training, Dr Dahich entered the government and third sectors of work with different populations within the community. These include children and young people, people with ental health and/or substance use issues, family members and carers, as well as prisoners. These experiences continue to inform her approach to conducting research that is both empirical and respectful. Since entering academe, Dr Dadich has accumulated considerable research experience in the discipline of management. This is demonstrated by her publishing record, which includes over 100 refereed publications; the research grants she has received to date; and the awards she has been presented with, in recongnition of research quality. In addition to her research, Dr Dadich supervises doctoral candidates and teaches undergraduate units in the areas of change management and innovation.