Lois Whittall

at The University of Adelaide


  • The University of Adelaide




The University of Adelaide

Lois has a working and teaching background in Organisational Development, Human Resource Management and Finance. She has worked in a variety of public and private sector organisations in the UK and Australia in senior management roles. She has also consulted extensively with local and multi-national companies in Australia and North and South East Asia. Lois is an adjunct lecturer in the in the Business School and teaches in the Master of Business Administration (MBA) programs in Adelaide, Hong Kong and Singapore. She also teaches a number of subjects in the Faculty's Executive Education programs.

Lois spends about 3 months (intermittently) each year running a small education project in a remote province of Northern Cambodia. She regularly visits the project which provides accommodation and education support for 32 high school students who would not otherwise be able to attend school.


  • BA(Hons) Liverpool, UK; MBA, Adelaide University; Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (FCMA)
  • Lois is currently completing a PhD at Adelaide University.

Teaching Interests

Lois teaches in the first compulsory course in the MBA program, â�~Fundamentals of Leadershipâ�TM, both in Adelaide and offshore in Hong Kong and Singapore. She also teaches Managing Contemporary Organisations, the Management of Change and International Human Resource Management. She teaches a number of courses in the Faculty's Executive Education programs where managers attend one and two day programs to update their skills and knowledge.

Research Interests

For her doctoral studies Lois is researching Social Entrepreneurship in Cambodia. Social Entrepreneurship is a relatively new field of academic research. Lois is exploring how value is created, captured and transferred in Social Entrepreneurial Ventures.

Courses Taught

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