Gurparkash Singh

Associate Professor , Organization,Strategy and International Management

Gurparkash Singh

Associate Professor , Organization,Strategy and International Management



PhD in Knowledge Building, reflective thinking & Groupware technology, School of Management & Information Systems, CQ University, Australia

Masters in Information Systems ,(By Research), School of Management & Information Systems, CQ University, Australia*

Diploma in Information Technology , MAHE, India

BA (Honors) , St. Stephens College, Delhi University, India

* Campus Director's Award for excellent achievement in academics, leadership qualities and over all development, MAHE, India.

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Gurparkash Singh (Associate Professor) works at LM Thapar School of Management, Thapar University, India. He completed his PhD. from Central Queensland University, Australia in the domain of Knowledge Management & Learning Sciences. He has more than 17 years of teaching and professional experience. Gurparkash is a student of Ethics, Social Responsibility, Higher Education, and Digital Organizations. He is a former ERASMUS+ Visiting Scholar (a European Union program to support education, training, youth and sport) with the University for Continuing Education, Krems, Austria in domain of Higher Education Research & Innovation. His areas of research include Knowledge Creation, Ethical decision-making & Communication, Social Responsibility, and Quality in Higher Education. His research work has been published in reputed conferences such as Academy of Management (AOM), Association of Institutional Research (AIR), European AIR (EAIR), Principles of Responsible Management Education (PRME), Australasian Conference on Information Systems (ACIS); Australian & New Zealand Academy of Management (ANZAM) and distinguished journals such as Journal of Business Research, Accounting Research Journal, Economic and Political Weekly & Social Responsibility Journal. Gurparkash has worked as a consultant with Group SolutionS Research Group, CQ University, Australia, consulting in domains of Performance Management, Technology-Facilitated Group problem solving methodologies, and Reflective Practicing. He actively reviews papers for Academy of Management, and Cengage.

Gurparkash Singh

Doctor of Philosophy;

Master’s – Information Systems (Research);

Post-Graduate Diploma in Information Technology;

Bachelors of Arts (History Honors).




Gill, S., & Singh, G., 2019, Developing Inclusive Learning Environments at Management Education Institutions, AOM 79th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, Vol. 2019, No. 1, p. 10197, August 9-13, 2019, Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A.

Sharma, A., & Singh, G., 2018, A Process-oriented framework for corporate social responsibility implementation, 8TH PRME, Asia Forum, Sustainable Futures, S P Jain Institute of Management and Research, 12-14 December, Mumbai, India.

Singh, G., Nair, PKN, Bhutiani, D., & Syal, K. 2018, A developmental and constructivist approach for designing a course on sustainability: A case study, 8TH PRME, Asia Forum, Sustainable Futures, S P Jain Institute of Management and Research, 12-14 December, Mumbai, India.

Gill, S,. & Singh, G,. 2018, Achieving Quality in Higher Education Through Transformation: The Perfect Mélange of Inclusiveness and Excellence, 40th Annual European Association for Institutional Research (EAIR) Forum 2018: Competition, Collaboration & Complementarity in Higher Education, 26-29 August 2018, Central European University, Budapest, Hungary.

Sharma, A., & Singh, G., 2018, Understanding corporate social responsibility practice and implementation in the institutional environment, FORE International sustainable development conference 2018, New Delhi: FORE Business school & International Association for Business and Society.

Sharma, A and Singh, G, 2016, Understanding CSR as a practice: From obligation to opportunity, In 12th Corporate Responsibility Research Conference, 12-14 October, 2016, Istanbul, Turkey, Organised by University of Leeds – Istanbul University – Kedge Business School.


Gill, S, Dhir, A, Singh, G, Vrontis, D, (2022), Transformative Quality in Higher Education Institutions (HEIs): Conceptualisation, scale development and validation, Journal of Business Research, (Rank A Journal IF=7.55, SSCI, ABS 3, Cite Score=9.2), Vol. 138, pp 275-286.

Sharma, A. & Singh, G., (2021), Conceptualizing corporate social responsibility practice: an integration of obligation and opportunity, Social Responsibility Journal, (Rank B, ESSCI)

Sayal, K & Singh G, (2020), Investigating the Role of Theory of Planned Behavior and Machiavellianism in Earnings Management Intentions, Accounting Research Journal, (Rank B, 1.3 Impact Factor, Scopus & ESSCI indexed.

Sayal, K & Singh G, (2020), What Role Does Human Behaviour Play in Corporate Frauds?, Economic and Political Weekly, Vol. 55, Issue No. 26-27, June 2020, (Rank B Journal).

Gill, S & Singh G, (2020), Ideologies and Their Impact on Higher Education, Economic and Political Weekly, Vol. 55, Issue No. 15, April 2020, (Rank B Journal).

Gill, S & Singh G, (2019), Developing Inclusive and Quality Learning Environments in Higher Education Institutions, International Journal of Educational Management (Rank B Journal, ESSCI cite score 1.52).

Gill, S & Singh G, (2019), Public Values and NEP (National Education Policy, India), Economic and Political Weekly, Vol. 54, Issue No. 34, pp 4-5, 24 August 2019, (Rank B Journal).

Roumieh A, Garg L, Gupta,V., & Singh, G. (2018), E-Marketing Strategies for Islamic Banking-A case based study, Journal of Global Information Management, 26 (4), 67-91, (Rank A journal, SSCI, 1.098 impact factor).

Singh, G., Hawkins, L., & Whymark, G. (2009), Collaborative knowledge building process: an activity theory analysis, VINE: Journal of information and knowledge management systems, Vol. 39, No. 3, Emerald group publishing limited. (Rank B journal, ESCI).

Singh, G., Hawkins, L., & Whymark, G. (2007), An Integrated model of collaborative knowledge building, Interdisciplinary Journal of Knowledge and Learning Objects (Now publishing as Interdisciplinary Journal of E-Learning and Learning Objects, vol. 3, pp. 85-105. (Scopus Indexed).

Book Chapters

Sharma, A. & Singh, G., (2021), The obligation versus opportunity framework for corporate social responsibility implementation, In CSR & Sustainable Development: Strategies, Practices & Business Models, International Association for Business & Society, pp 87-100, Routledge - Taylor & Francis.

Kanwal, S., Samalia, HV., & Singh, G,. 2018, The Role of Marketing Intelligence in Brand Positioning: Perspective of Marketing Professionals, In Brand Culture and Identity: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools and Applications, Ch 38, pp 695-714, IGI, DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-7116-2.

Gill, S. K., Jagirdar, S. S. and Singh, G., 2016, Bridging Needs and Aspirations of Students in the Indian Education System: The Wedge Effect. In: Indian Management, Edition: 2017, Chapter: Higher Education in Indian Context, Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing India Pvt Ltd, Editors: Karminder Ghuman, Anita Sharma, Arunesh Garg, pp.285-304.

Singh, G., Hawkins, L., & Whymark, G. (2009), The Role of Informing Science in Establishing Research Context: An Integrated Model of Collaborative Knowledge Building Process (Ch. 20), Foundations of Informing Science: 1999-2008, Gill, TG. & Cohen, E. (Eds.), Informing science press, ISBN: 978-1-932886-15-3.

Achievement, Awards and Recognitions:

Awarded Thapar University’s, Grade A award in Research Excellence & Publications, 2018.

ERASMUS+, Visiting Scholar, University of Continuing Education, Krems, Austria, Workshops & Special sessions on Teaching & Learning Processes, 2017-18.

Central Queensland University Postgraduate Research Award (UPRA) scholarship holder. Granted for excellent research potential, 2007-2010.

Best paper at InSITE 2007 conference, Top 5% of submitted papers - Best paper award at an International conference.

Post-Graduate Encouragement Award in Research, 2006, Central Queensland University, Rockhampton.

Campus Directors Award, Central Queensland University, Faculty of Arts, Business & Informatics for Excellence in Academics, Leadership qualities and Co-Curricular Activities, Melbourne International Campus, 2004.

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