Dr Grace Dixon is an experienced instructor, having taught at two universities in Auckland, New Zealand for 9 years and then in SUTD since it began classes in 2012. At Massey University in Auckland New Zealand, she conducted courses in management theory and social responsibility with the Department of Management and International Business. She later moved to the School of Communication Studies at the Auckland University of Technology. She was involved in establishing the Creative Industries major from undergraduate to postgraduate levels and developing curricula in areas such as management, communication and creative work and workers. Grace also supervised several student projects at postgraduate level.
Prior to teaching in New Zealand, Grace worked in the communications field in Singapore in organisations such as the Singapore Economic Development Board, Meta HR and Communication and Enterprise IG. Her work allowed her to interact with over 100 companies in Singapore which ignited her interest in studying organisations.
Grace currently offers electives in organizational processes, leadership and critical management studies. Her research interests include knowledge management, leadership theory, management case studies and rhetorical methodologies. Alongside academic work, Grace was also the Program Director of the dual degree program with SMU (2014-2019); the first double degree program offered by two distinct universities in Singapore. She now serves as a Resident Mentor to students living on campus.
RESEARCH & PUBLICATIONS
- Lee, H., Shin, S. & Dixon, G. (2012). Archiving a personal life history with technology: Reflections on ‘seeing’ and the impact of visual recording. Paper presented at the International Conference on New Media, Memories and History (5-6 October 2012) at NTU.
- Teo-Dixon, G. & Sayers, J. (2011). Wisdom as knowledge management’s perfect solution: A word of caution. Philosophy of Management Journal, 10(1), 61-77.
- Teo-Dixon, G. & Monin, N. (2008, 26-28 November). Conceptions of knowledge in knowledge management: Knowledge fashion in management studies. Paper presented at The 3rd Australasian Caucus of the Standing Conference on Organizational Symbolism (ACSCOS), University of Technology, Sydney, Australia. Conference presentation and published abstract.
- Teo-Dixon, G. & Monin, N. (2007). Guru of gurus: Peter Drucker, logology and the ultimate leader. Journal of Management Inquiry, 16(1), 1-12. (Editor’s choice as leading article)