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Research Paper Awards/Recognition:

Research paper Fashions of Learning: Improving supply-chain relationships published in Journal of Supply Chain Management, Vol. 10 (1) pp18-25 received a ‘Highly Commended Award’ from the Emerald Literati Network as one of the best three papers-2005.

Ranked 18th in the field of Knowledge Management 2004. Refer Serenko, A., & Bontis N. (2004) Meta-Review of Knowledge Management and Intellectual Capital Literature: Citation Impact and Research Productivity Rankings. Knowledge and Process Management, Vol. 1(3), pp185-198.

Publication (In press):

Preiss, K.J. & Friar, J. (2010) Entrepreneurship in a developing Nation: Public policy initiatives and outcomes. Submitted to International Journal of Emerging Markets, March.

Published:

Goodwin, D., & Preiss, K.J., 2010. The retention of host country nationals and Asian expatriate employees in a predominantly expatriate employment market. International Journal of Business and Social Sciences. Vol 1(1) October.

Preiss, K J., and McCrohan, D. (2007). Global Entrepreneurship Monitor, National Report, United Arab Emirates 2007. College of Business Sciences, Zayed University, Vol. 2, No. 1. Abu Dhabi: Zayed University.

Preiss, K.J., & McCrohan, D. (2007). Mohammed Bin Rashid Establishment For Young Business Leaders – GEM United Arab Emirates: Entrepreneurship in the United Arab Emirates in 2006. College of Business Sciences, Zayed University, Vol. 1, No. 1. Abu Dhabi: Zayed University.

Preiss, K.J., & McCrohan, D. (2007). Mohammed Bin Rashid Establishment For Young Business Leaders – GEM United Arab Emirates: Entrepreneurship in the United Arab Emirates in 2006: Summary Report. College of Business Sciences, Zayed University, Vol. 1, No. 2. Abu Dhabi: Zayed University.

Preiss, K.J., & McCrohan, D. (2007) Drivers of Entrepreneurship in the United Arab Emirates. College of Business Sciences, Zayed University, Vol. 1, No. 3. Abu Dhabi: Zayed University.

Preiss, K.J., & McCrohan, D. (2007). Entrepreneurial Activity in the United Arab Emirates: Media Hype and Misperceptions. Paper blind reviewed and presented at the Sixth International Conference of the Middle East Economic Association. March 9-13.

Preiss, K.J., & Murray, P. (2005). Fashions of Learning: Improving supply-chain relationships. Journal of Supply Chain Management, Vol. 10 (1) pp18-25. Paper received a ‘Highly Commended Award’ from the Emerald Literati Network (2005).

Preiss, K.J., & Spooner, K. (2003). Innovation Creation and Diffusion in the Australian Economy. International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management. 3(3), 197-210.

Preiss, K.J., & Stewart, S,T. (2000). Improving corporate competitiveness in the airline industry by reducing absenteeism. International Employment Relations Association Review, Vol 1(2), 647-664.

Preiss, K.J. (2000). A two-stage process for eliciting and prioritising critical knowledge. Journal of Knowledge Management, 4(4), Pp328-336. Also cited on website http://www.enquirewithin.co.nz/expertma.htm.

Preiss, K.J., & Enhuus, M. (1999). Empowered in a Government Bureaucracy? It depends on your status. International Journal of Planning Literature, 14(3) Pp419-436.

Preiss, K.J. (1998). How SME owners and their sales agents frame their respective business worlds: A case of cognitive complexity and sales success? Small Enterprise Research: Journal of SEAANZ, Vol 6(2) Pp59-72.

Preiss, K.J. (1979). Experiential training within organisations. Management Bulletin, Feb, Pp6-7.

Organisation Research Reports:

Goodwin, D., Bester, F., Bennett, H., & Preiss, K.J. (2006). A Preliminary Investigation into Employee Motivation at ADCO. Zayed University, College of Business Sciences, May 17.

Preiss, K.J., & Abubaker, B. (2004). Destination Tourism Policy: Informed Strategy or Déjà vu. Paper blind reviewed and presented at 2004 International Conference on Service Systems and Service Management. Beijing, July 19-21.

Preiss, K.J. (1982). Integrated Assessment Systems: Pre-implementation research. Internal Publication – British Petroleum Australia Ltd, April.

Preiss, K.J. (1981). Integrated Assessment Systems: A discussion paper. Internal Publication, British Petroleum Australia Ltd, April.

Preiss, K.J. (1981). A synopsis of results of a survey into managers’ values about performance criteria: Intended as a basis of the Integrated Competency and Assessment System. Internal Publication – British Petroleum Australia Ltd, October.

Preiss, K.J. (1980). Report on the attitudes of staff effected by the implementation of the Finance and accounts Review. Follow-up study after strategic organisational change intervention). Internal Publication – British Petroleum Australia Ltd, July.

Richardson, J., Walsh, M.A., & Preiss, K.J. (1976). Leisure activities and preferences for youth in the Kilburn area. Flinders University Press. This report was submitted to the Northern Region Community Health Policy Body and formed the basis of significant investment in regional leisure and recreation infrastructure.

Conference Papers:

Preiss, K.J. (2004). Innovation Creation and Diffusion in the Australian Economy: Public Policy Considerations. Paper to be presented at the AGSE-Babson Entrepreneurship Research Forum. Australian Graduate School of Entrepreneurship. Swinburne University, Melbourne 24th – 25th February 2004.

Preiss, K.J. (2003). Innovation Creation and Diffusion in the Australian Economy. Paper presented at the 10th Asia-Pacific Research in Organisation Studies International Colloquium, Oaxaca, Mexico, 7th to 10th December, 2003.

Preiss, K.J., & Stewart, S.T. (2000). Improving corporate effectiveness by reducing absenteeism. International Employment Relations Conference, Singapore, 5th to 8th July 2000.

Preiss, K.J. (1999). Dali’s paradox: Creating confusion to set innovation creativity free. Paper blind reviewed and published in the proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on The Entrepreneurial Domain. Entrepreneurship: Building for the Future. The Centre of Studies and Research EURO PME – 30th Sept – 2nd Oct, Renne/San Malo, France, Pp867-893.

Preiss, K.J. (1998). Intra-firm actor network and cognitive complexity in innovation creation. Paper blind reviewed and presented at the Sunbelt XVIII 5th European Conference on social networks, Sitges, Spain, May, 28th-31st 1998.

Preiss, K.J. (1997). The potentials of engendered uncertainty and diffused actor networks in innovation. Paper blind reviewed and published in the Proceedings of the Uncertainty, Knowledge and Skill Conference conducted by Limburg and Keele Universities, Hasselt, Belgium, November, Pp212-227.

Preiss, K.J. (1994). A two-stage process for exploring complexity in mental models of core competencies of successful and less successful saleswomen. Paper blind reviewed and published in the Proceeding of the Second International Workshop on Managerial and Organisational Cognition, Brussels Belgium May 26-27.

Preiss, K.J. (1994). Analytic Hierarchic Process: The missing link for exploring complexity in mental models. Paper blind reviewed and published in the Proceedings of the Third International Symposium of the Analytic Hierarchy Process, Washington U.S.A. July 11-13, Pp473-483.

Preiss, K.J. (1993). Women selling to women: Cognitive ‘chaos’ and success. Paper presented at the 1993 Research Colloquia – Business, Commerce & Management, University of Western Sydney (Hawkesbury), 23 April.

Preiss, K.J. (1986). Effectiveness criteria for sales persons: With some implications for sales staff selection decisions. Paper blind reviewed and published in the Proceeding of the Australian Personal Construct Society Annual Convention, August, Pp477-497.

Magazine Articles:

Preiss, K.J. (2000). Executive coaching: Benefits and pitfalls of a personal business guru. Corporate Trends, May, p15.

Preiss, K.J. (1999). Want to be an industry leader? Then innovate and shift the goal posts! Corporate Trends, p19.

Murray, P.C., & Preiss, K.J. (1994). Readings in management. Campbelltown: University of Western Sydney.

Preiss, K.J. (1993). Decisions with Expert Choice. Your Computer, January/February.

Electronic Publications:

Preiss, K.J. (2000). Strategy: A Balanced Scorecard Approach. Part I (PKN-TV. Reference: 121000) BSCMS

Preiss, K.J. (2000). Strategy: A Balanced Scorecard Approach. Part II (PKN-TV. Reference: BSCMS 191000)

Preiss, K.J. (2001). Entrepreneurship: Getting Started (PKN-TV. Reference: BSCMS 160101)

Preiss, K.J. (2001). Entrepreneurship: Reaping the Rewards (PKN-TV. Reference: BSCMS 230101)

Preiss, K.J. (2001). Applied Knowledge – ‘Six Thinking Hats’ (PKN-TV. Reference: BSCPS 150101)

Preiss, K.J. (2001). Action Planning – Part I (PKN-TV. Reference: BSCMS 200301)

Preiss, K.J. (2001). Action Planning -Part II (PKN-TV. Reference: BSCMS 270301)

Preiss, K.J. (2000). Applied Knowledge – ‘The E-Myth’ (PKN-TV. Reference: BSCPS 1502)

Preiss, K.J. (2000). Applied Knowledge – ‘The Path of Least Resistance’ (PKN-TV. Reference: BSCPS 271100)

Preiss, K.J. (2000). Applied Knowledge – ‘The Art of War’ (PKN-TV. Reference: BSCPS 201100)

Preiss, K.J. (2000). Applied Knowledge – ‘The Tao of Coaching’ (PKN-TV. Reference: BSCPS 200600)