Alireza has over 10 years of research and teaching experience in Australia and UK academia. His research and teaching are focused on the innovation management and organisation, and strategic innovation. He is curious about the phenomenon of innovation in the context of organizations and learning about the relationships between innovation and development of strategic capabilities within organizations. Alireza has 20+ peer reviewed publications in form of journal and conference papers as well as industry reports, including publications in several reputable journals in the field of strategy, innovation, organisation and technology management. Alireza co-leads the Science and Technology Communication research cluster for the Management, Leadership and Organisations Department. He also has engineering background and several years of experience in different managerial roles. Based on his academic and industry background, he uses applied research to solve real world problems and help organizations change and adopt new and sustainable technologies, and survive against the disruptive forces. Alireza is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and a member of Engineers Australia.
Alireza is an active researcher in the area of scholarship of teaching and learning, and has accumulated extensive knowledge and understanding of the different facets of Higher Education. Aa a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, he is keen on using innovative teaching practices in the flipped classroom environment, and evidence and problem based teaching. He has developed and taught a variety of courses at undergraduate and postgraduate levels in the fields of innovation management, technology management, product and service development, entrepreneurship, international management and entrepreneurship, and operation management. Alireza is an experienced higher degrees supervisor and keen to take on doctoral candidates in any of these areas. He is leading several modules at the Department of Management Leadership and Organisations across multiple UK and international campuses.
Javanmardi Kashan, A., Lay, J., Wiewiora, A., & Bradley, L. (2022). The Innovation Process in Mining: Integrating Insights from Innovation and Change Management. Available at SSRN 3946272.
Javanmardi Kashan, A., Wiewiora, A., & Mohannak, K. (2021). Unpacking organisational culture for innovation in Australian mining industry. Resources Policy, 73, 102149. ABS 2-Q1 Impact factor 5.634)
Javanmardi Kashan, A. , Mohannak, K, Mathews, J. (2021). Co-evolution of dynamic capability and knowledge development: From car assembly to luxury car innovation in the Iranian auto industry. Innovation and development journal.
Javanmardi Kashan, A., Mohannak, K., Perano, M. & Casali G.L. (2018) A Discovery of Multiple Levels of Open Innovation in Understanding the Economic Sustainability. A Case Study in the Manufacturing Industry. Sustainability
Javanmardi Kashan, A. & Mohannak, K. (2017) The Role of Knowledge Integration in Innovation and Capability Development”. The special issue of the “International Journal of Innovation and Technology Management” – World Scientific Editions –Title: Managing the dynamics of knowledge assets within innovation networks, clusters and ecosystems”.
Javanmardi Kashan, A. & Mohannak, K. (2017) "Integrating the Content and Process of Capability Development: Lessons from Theoretical and Methodological Developments." Journal of Management and Organisation.
Javanmardi Kashan, A. & Mohannak, K (2016). Dynamics of Industry Architecture and Firms’ Knowledge and Capability Development: An Empirical Study of Firm–Environment Co-evolution. Technology Analysis and Strategic Management.
Javanmardi Kashan, A. & Mohannak, K. (2015). Building Strategic Capability through Technological Innovation: Insights from micro perspective approach. Journal of Technology Management & Innovation.
Javanmardi Kashan, A. & Mohannak, K. (2014) A conceptual analysis of strategic capability development within product innovation projects, Prometheus Journal.
Javanmardi Kashan, A. Wiewiora, A. (2022) Methodological alignments in qualitative research of organisational culture. Handbook of Research Methods for Organisational Culture .Edward Elgar Publishing.
Javanmardi Kashan, A. & Mohannak, K (2020). “An empirical investigation of knowledge processes in absorptive capacity development”, Academy of Management annual meeting Vancouver, Canada.
Javanmardi Kashan, A. & Mohannak, K (2016) "Exploring the relationships between organizational knowledge and dynamic capabilities within innovation projects”, Strategic Management Society Special Conference in Banff, Canada.
Mohannak, K. & Javanmardi Kashan, A. (2016), Value Creation in the Context of Open Innovation: The Case of Auto Industry. R&D Management Conference 2016 in Cambridge University, England.
Javanmardi Kashan, A. & Mohannak, K (2015) Dynamics of knowledge governance and industry architecture in product innovation. ISPIM Innovation Summit 2015 in Brisbane, Australia.
Mohannak, K. & Javanmardi Kashan, A. (2015), The Role of Knowledge Integration in Innovation and Capability Development. International Forum on Knowledge Asset Dynamics, Bari, Italy.
Javanmardi Kashan, A. & Mohannak, K (2014). Differentiating Absorptive capacity and Dynamic capability: an investigation into micro foundations of strategic capability development. Strategic Management Society Special Conference, Sydney, Australia.
Javanmardi Kashan, A. & Mohannak, K (2014). The dynamics of knowledge integration and Open Innovation Capacity building: Insights from a case of capability development, Strategic Management Society Special Conference, Sydney Australia.
Javanmardi Kashan, A. (2013). Managing KI for OI Capacity Building and Product Platform Development, proceedings of 6th ISPIM Innovation Symposium, Melbourne, Australia.
Javanmardi Kashan, A. & Mohannak, K. (2013). A micro Perspective Analysis of Capability Renewal through Knowledge Integration within Product Innovation Projects, proceedings of 33rd Annual Strategic Management Society International Conference, Atlanta, USA.
Javanmardi Kashan, A. (2011). Effective capability development within product innovation: A Strategic Framework, proceedings of 4th ISPIM Innovation Symposium, Wellington, New Zealand
Javanmardi Kashan, A. (2011). Strategic Capability Development within product innovation: A critical analysis of literature, proceedings 25th ANZAM annual conference, Wellington, New Zealand.
2019-Leading author-Developing business and ecosystem management tools to support technology diffusion and overcome organisational and behavioural barriers to change.
2020-Leading author-A change management model for transformation of Australian mining firms.
Javanmardi Kashan, Alireza & Mohannak, Kavoos (2014) ACE research vignette 034: Building a capability development framework through innovation. ACE Research Vignette, 034. Queensland University of Technology.