Associate Professor Martina Linnenluecke

Assoc Professor in Sustainability

School of Business
Faculty of Business, Economics and Law

Overview

Martina Linnenluecke is an Associate Professor at UQ Business School, The University of Queensland, and leads a research program on the impacts of global environmental change on business. The program spans the natural and social sciences and demonstrates a business case for action on pressing issues such as climate change.

Martina's specific research interests focus on corporate adaptation and resilience to climate change impacts. Her expertise in the field has been demonstrated through a number of prestigious awards, such as the Peter Brownell Manuscript Award as well as the Carolyn Dexter Best International Paper Award at the Academy of Management Conference, the leading conference in the field. She is the author of the book "The Climate Resilient Organization", and has extensive experience in working with government and industry related to organisational climate adaptation strategies, assessments and planning.

Martina is currently supervising the following PhD Candidates:

  • Ms Yi Ding: Environmental alpha, beta and delta
  • Mr Bruce Mortimer: Long range planning in Australia's urban water sector - how do business leaders integrate strategic analysis into decision making
  • Mr Jianlei Han: Managerial risk position and zero leverage puzzle
  • Mr Danny Zhao Xiang Huang: Doing good and good returns - how and to what extent does developing and implementing ESG (Environment, Social, Governance) principles impact the profitability and cost of capital of firms?
  • Mr Syed Khuram Shahzad: Investigating private sector engagement in adaptation to climate change within the context of developing countries
  • Mr Zheyao Pan: Volatility jumps in the financial market
  • Ms Roxana Pincheira: Environmental risk: Planetary boundaries and implications for capital markets
  • Ms Luluk Widyawati: The role of sustainability reporting in improving corporate performance
  • Mr Anguo Wang: Real options and clean technology opportunities
  • Mr Vincent Maxwell: Clean Tech: Economic adaptation or appropriation
  • Mr Martin Groen: Zero growth: Implications for economic demand and the global financial system

Congratulations to our recent graduate:

  • Dr Xin Ling: Changing the Way We Measure Time to More Accurately Estimate the Probability of Informed Trading

Research Interests

  • Environmental Accounting and Finance
    This research program explores the potential impacts of global environmental changes and the risks these changes present to business. It examines the moral, legal and business case for action on climate change, and examines real options for adaptation and mitigation.
  • Organisational Adaptation and Resilience to Climate Change Impacts
    This research program examines organisational strategic adaptation and resilience to global climate change, specifically to the expected increase in the number and severity of extreme weather events.
  • Organizational Culture and Business Sustainability
    This research program examines the link between organisational culture and the uptake of corporate sustainability.

Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy, The University of Queensland

Publications

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Grants

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Supervision

  • Doctor Philosophy

  • Doctor Philosophy

  • Doctor Philosophy

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Available Projects

  • If you are an outstanding applicant with relevant qualifications who seeks to undertake research that aligns with our research strengths in environmental accounting and/or environmental finance, please contact either myself or rhd_enquiries@business.uq.edu.au to find out more about undertaking a PhD at UQ Business School.

  • If you are an outstanding applicant with relevant qualifications who seeks to undertake research that aligns with our research strengths in corporate adaptation to climate change impacts, please contact either myself or rhd_enquiries@business.uq.edu.au to find out more about undertaking a PhD at UQ Business School.

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Publications

Featured Publications

Book

Book Chapter

  • Linnenluecke, Martina K. and Griffiths, Andrew (2015). ‘Stay or go’? The 2009 Victorian bushfires. In David Denyer and Colin Pilbeam (Ed.), Managing change in extreme contexts (pp. 102-129) London, United Kingdom: Routledge.

  • Linnenluecke, M. K., Griffiths, A. and Carr-Cornish, S. (2014). Challenges at the North Australian Pastoral Company. In Strategic management: competitiveness and globalisation 5th Asia-Pacific ed. (pp. 423-427) South Melbourne, Australia: Cengage Learning.

  • Carr-Cornish, S., Linnenluecke, M. K. and Griffiths, A. (2014). The North Australian Pastoral Company: corporate strategy in a changing climate. In Robert Grant, Bella Butler, Stuart Orr and Peter Murray (Ed.), Contemporary strategic management: an Australasian perspective 2nd ed. (pp. 474-483) Milton, QLD, Australia: John Wiley & Sons.

Journal Article

Conference Publication

Edited Outputs

  • Disasters, crises, environmental accidents: theory development and rigor based on small sample sizes: Professional Development Workshop (2012) . Edited by Ken Chung, Martina K. Linnenluecke, Shaz Ansari, Thomas Beamish, David Buchanan, David Denyer, Andrew Griffiths, Andrew J. Hoffman, Clare Kelliher, Alan D. Meyer, Paul Shrivastava and Monika Winn. Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, 3-7 August 2012, Boston, MA, U.S.A..

  • Managing change in the aftermath of extreme events: Professional Development Workshop (2012) . Edited by David Buchanan, David Denyer, Clare Kelliher, Elena P. Antonacopoulou, Gregory A. Bigley, John S. Carroll, Dominic Elliott, Alexander Fliaster, Robert P. Gephart, Carole Lalonde, Martina K. Linnenluecke, Allan Macpherson, Sotirios Paroutis and Kuo Frank Yu. Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, 3-7 August 2012, Boston, MA, U.S.A..

  • In search for theory: what hampers innovation?: Caucus (2011) . Edited by Edeltraud Guenther, Katharina Hoelzle, Peter Kesting, Martina K. Linnenluecke, Klaus Moeller, Lutz Preuss, Kristin Stechemesser and Anne-Karen Hueske. Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, 12-16 August 2011, San Antonio, TX, U.S.A..

  • Managing change in the aftermath of extreme events: Professional Development Workshop (2011) . Edited by David Denyer, Clare Kelliher, Alexander Fliaster, Kelly Fisher, Martina K. Linnenluecke, Elena P. Antonacopoulou, Kuo Frank Yu, Dominic Elliott, Allan Macpherson, Sotirios Paroutis and Robert P. Gephart. Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, 12-16 August 2011, San Antonio, TX, U.S.A..

  • Dare to innovate by taking care of hurdles to innovation: Professional Development Workshop (2010) . Edited by Edeltraud Guenther, Anne‐Karen Hueske, Peter Kestig, Katharina Hoelzle, Martina K. Linnenluecke, Klaus Moeller, Lutz Preuss and Riina Pulkkinen. Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, 6-10 August 2010, Montréal, Canada.

  • Managing change in the aftermath of extreme events: Professional Development Workshop (2010) . Edited by David Buchanan, David Denyer, Elena P. Antonacopoulou, Gregory A. Bigley, Dominic Elliott, Robert P. Gephart, Clare Kelliher, Carole Lalonde, Martina K. Linnenluecke, Laurie Milton, Colin Pilbeam, Rangaraj Ramanujam and Kuo Frank Yu. Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, 6-10 August 2010, Montréal, Canada.

  • Managing change in extreme contexts: Professional Development Workshop (2009) . Edited by David Buchanan, Elena P. Antonacopoulou, Gregory A. Bigley, David Denyer, Dominic Elliott, Robert P. Gephart, Clare Kelliher, Carole Lalonde, Martina K. Linnenluecke, Sotirios Paroutis, Colin Pilbeam, Rangaraj Ramanujam, Roy R Suddaby, Bridgette Sullivan-Taylor and Kuo Frank Yu. Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, 7-11 August 2009, Chicago, IL, U.S.A..

  • Why don’t things happen? – hurdles to green practices: Professional Development Workshop (2009) . Edited by Edeltraud Guenther, Martina K. Linnenluecke, Lutz Preuss, Kai N. Hockerts and Anne-Karen Hueske. Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, August 7-11 2009, Chicago, IL, U.S.A..

Other Outputs

Grants (Administered at UQ)

PhD and MPhil Supervision

Current Supervision

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

    Other advisors:

  • Doctor Philosophy — Joint Principal Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Joint Principal Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Joint Principal Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

    Other advisors:

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

    Other advisors:

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

    Other advisors:

Completed Supervision

Possible Research Projects

Note for students: The possible research projects listed on this page may not be comprehensive or up to date. Always feel free to contact the staff for more information, and also with your own research ideas.

  • If you are an outstanding applicant with relevant qualifications who seeks to undertake research that aligns with our research strengths in environmental accounting and/or environmental finance, please contact either myself or rhd_enquiries@business.uq.edu.au to find out more about undertaking a PhD at UQ Business School.

  • If you are an outstanding applicant with relevant qualifications who seeks to undertake research that aligns with our research strengths in corporate adaptation to climate change impacts, please contact either myself or rhd_enquiries@business.uq.edu.au to find out more about undertaking a PhD at UQ Business School.