GRACE DIXON

SENIOR LECTURER AND PROGRAM DIRECTOR (SUTD-SMU DUAL DEGREE)

Research Interests:
Social Sciences
Pillar / Cluster: Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences

Biography

Grace has been teaching at varsities for over 10 years. 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 researching organisations.

Grace currently teaches electives in organisational processes and critical management studies. She also oversees the dual degree program with SMU. Her research interests include knowledge management, leadership theory, management case studies and rhetorical methodologies.

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)