Associate Professor Martie-Louise Verreynne

Associate Professor

School of Business
Faculty of Business, Economics and Law

Overview

Martie-Louise Verreynne is an Associate Professor of Innovation at the University of Queensland Business School. She holds a PhD in Management from Massey University in New Zealand and has worked at universities in Australia, New Zealand and South Africa, where she has taught entrepreneurship and innovation to diverse audiences ranging from science PhDs to MBAs and undergraduate students. She is a recipient of the prestigious Australian Learning and Teaching Council citation for contribution to student learning based on her work in the area of commercialisation of high-tech start-ups. Martie-Louise researches in the areas of small firm innovation and resilience, with a focus on how these firms leverage capabilities and networks to gain a competitive edge. A current ARC Discovery grant looks at the technologies of open innovation. She has published widely in leading journals, including Nature Reviews Drug Discovery; Journal of Cleaner Production, several Entrepreneurship and Strategy journals as well as the three main small business journals. She currently serves as Assistant Editor to the Journal of Small Business Management, and is on the editorial board of Small Enterprise Research. Martie-Louise has worked for the past 10 years with UniQuest on their research commercialization, CSIRO’s AcceleratiON project, and has also with Queensland and Federal government, Brisbane City Council, Horticulture Innovation Australia and a range of other industry bodies.

Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy, Massey University
  • Masters of Commerce, Potchefstroom University for Christian Higher Education
  • Bachelor of Commerce, Potchefstroom University for Christian Higher Education

Publications

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Supervision

  • Doctor Philosophy

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Publications

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Journal Article

Conference Publication

  • Amarakoon, Upamali, Weerawardena, Jay and Verreynne, Martie-Louise (2013). HR innovation and competitive advantage: Towards an integrated framework. In: Southern Management Association: 2013 Meeting Proceedings. SMA 2013: Southern Management Association Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, USA, (936-936). 5-9 November, 2013.

  • Amarakoon, Upamali, Weerawardena, Jay and Verreynne, Martie-Louise (2013). HR innovation for competitive advantage: insights from Australia. In: Carolin Rekar Munro, Proceedings of the 3rd Annual International Conference on Human Resource Management and Professional Development in the Digital Age (HRM&PD 2013). HRM&PD2013: 3rd Human Resource Management and Professional Development in the Digital Age, Singapore, (25-28). 22-23 July, 2013. doi:10.5176/2251-2349_HRMPD13.09

  • Malhotra, Aastha and Verreynne, Martie-Louise (2013). Investigating the manifestation of decision-making approaches in nonprofits: implications for governance. In: Per Davidsson, Conference proceedings: Australian Centre for Entrepreneurship Research Exchange Conference 2013. Australian Centre for Entrepreneurship Research Exchange Conference 2013, Brisbane, Australia, (). 6-8 February 2013.

  • Gronum, Sarel and Verreynne, Martie-Louise (2013). Not just networks and open innovation: the role of innovation breadth in unlocking SME performance. In: 30th Anniversary Pan-Pacific Conference, Johannesburg, South Africa, (). 3-6 June 2013.

  • de Klerk, Saskia and Verreynne, Martie-Louise (2013). Perceived business performance: not the same for everyone. In: Per Davidsson, Australian Centre for Entrepreneurship Research Exchange Conference 2013, Brisbane, Australia, (). 6 - 8 February 2013.

  • Verreynne, Martie-Louise (2013). The antecedents of innovation in small Australian firms: the role of capabilities. In: Per Davidsson, Conference proceedings: Australian Centre for Entrepreneurship Research Exchange Conference 2013. Australian Centre for Entrepreneurship Research Exchange Conference 2013, Brisbane, Australia, (). 6 - 8 February 2013.

  • Amarakoon, Upamali, Weerawardena, Jay and Verreynne, Martie-Louise (2013). Theorising about the role of HR innovation in the competitive advantage of firms. In: Per Davidsson, Conference proceedings: Australian Centre for Entrepreneurship Research Exchange Conference 2013. Australian Centre for Entrepreneurship Research Exchange Conference 2013, Brisbane, Australia, (). 6 - 8 February 2013.

  • Gronum, Sarel and Verreynne, Martie-Louise (2012). Exploring the diminishing returns of innovation breadth on small firm performance: mediating and moderating mechanisms. In: SMS 32nd Annual International Conference, Prague, Czech Republic, (). 6-9 October 2012.

  • Malhotra, Aastha, Zammuto, Raymond and Verreynne, Martie-Louise (2012). Three schools of not-for-profit management thought - exploring the infleunce of management ideologies on mangerial responses. In: Werner Soontiens, 26th Annual Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management Conference: Managing for Volatility and Instability. ANZAM 2012 Conference, Perth, Australia, (1-18). 5-7 December 2012.

  • Miles, Morgan, Verreynne, Martie-Louise and Luke, Belinda (2011). A Vincentian perspective of a sustainable social enterprise business orientation. In: 18th Annual International Conference Promoting Business Ethics, New York, NY, United States, (). 26-28 October 2011.

  • Pregelj, Lisette, Verreynne, Martie-Louise and Hine, Damian (2011). Capability development in the pharmaceutical commercialisation process. In: Craig Pritchard, APROS 2011 proceedings. 14th Asia-Pacific Researchers in Organization Studies Conference (APROS 2011), Auckland, New Zealand, (). 28 November - 1 December 2011.

  • Gronum, Sarel and Verreynne, Martie-Louise (2011). Convergence in the theory of small firm performance? A meta analysis. In: Craig Pritchard, APROS 2011 Proceedings. 14th Asia-Pacific Researchers in Organization Studies Conference (APROS 2011), Auckland, New Zealand, (). 28 November - 1 December 2011.

  • Scheepers, Retha De Villiers, Verreynne, Martie-Louise and Meyer, Denny (2011). Entrepreneurial postures: A configuration study. In: Alex Maritz, Proceedings of the 8th AGSE International Entrepreneurship Research Exchange. 8th AGSE International Research Exchange, Melbourne, VIC, Australia, (755-769). 1-4 February 2011.

  • Maluwetig, Michelle and Verreynne, Martie-Louise (2011). Entrepreneurship education: How socially focused should we be?. In: Alex Maritz, Regional Frontiers of Entrepreneurship Research 2011: Proceedings of the 8th AGSE International Entrepreneurship Research Exchange. 8th AGSE International Entrepreneurship Research Exchange, Melbourne, Australia, (1427-1441). 1-4 February 2011.

  • Gronum, Sarel and Verreynne, Martie-Louise (2011). How much innovation is enough? The case of Australian small firms. In: Alex Maritz, Proceedings of the 8th AGSE International Entrepreneurship Research Exchange. 8th AGSE International Research Exchange, Melbourne, VIC, Australia, (511-525). 1-4 February 2011.

  • Hine, Damian, Parker, Rachel and Verreynne, Martie-Louise (2011). Modelling the changing perspectives of capability building in small firms. In: Papers presented at the 56th Annual ICSB World Conference (ICSB 2011). The 56th Annual ICSB World Conference (ICSB 2011), Stockholm, Sweden, (51.1-51.24). 15-18 June 2011.

  • Gronum, Sarel and Verreynne, Martie-Louise (2011). Open innovation in Australian small firms: When should we collaborate?. In: Alex Maritz, Regional Frontiers of Entrepreneurship Research 2011: Proceedings of the 8th AGSE International Entrepreneurship Research Exchange. 8th AGSE International Entrepreneurship Research Exchange, Melbourne, VIC, Australia, (1079-1091). 1-4 February 2011.

  • Verreynne, Martie-Louise and Meyer, Denny (2011). The reality of strategy-making in small firms - A barrier to entrepreneurship?. In: Papers presented at the 56th Annual ICSB World Conference (ICSB 2011). The 56th Annual ICSB World Conference (ICSB 2011), Stockholm, Sweden, (127.1-127.23). 15-18 June 2011.

  • Kearings, Kate, Luke, Belinda and Verreynne, Martie-Louise (2011). ‘Pushing the boundaries’ versus identifying the boundaries: The limits and limitations of NPM. In: Proceedings: 2011 AFAANZ Conference. 2011 AFAANZ Conference, Darwin, Australia, (1-27). 3-5 July 2011.

  • Luke, Belinda, Kearins, Kate and Verreynne, Martie-Louise (2010). A theory of strategic entrepreneurship. In: Janice Langan Fox, Proceedings of the 7th AGSE International Entrepreneurship Research Exchange. 7th International AGSE Entrepreneurship Research Exchange, University of the Sunshine Coast, QLD, Australia, (online). 2-5 February, 2010.

  • Hine, D., Pregelj, L. and Verreynne, M. (2010). Capability building in the pharmaceutical industry. In: 30th SMS Annual International Conference: Strategic Management at the Crossroads. Strategic Management Society Conference, Rome, Italy, (). 12-15 September, 2010.

  • Verreynne, Martie-Louise, Parker, Polly and Wilson, Marie Elaine Gee (2010). Human resource strategy in small Australian firms: A multilevel analysis. In: 2010 Academy of Management Annual Meeting Proceedings. Academy of Management 2010 Annual Meeting: Dare to Care, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, (). 6-10 August 2010.

  • Pregelj, Lisette, Verreynne, Martie-Louise and Hine, Damian (2010). Speeding up drug development: Productivity and innovation speed in the biosciences. In: Janice Langan Fox, Proceedings of the 7th International AGSE Entrepreneurship Research Exchange. AGSE Entrepreneurship Conference, Sunshine Coast, QLD, Australia, (759-773). 3-5 February 2010.

  • Luke, B., Kearins, K. and Verreynne, M. (2009). Beyond new public management: The rise of new public entrepreneurship. In: 25th European Group for Organizational Studies (EGOS) 'Upsetting Organizations', Barcelona, Spain, (). 2-4 July, 2009.

  • Verreynne, M., Scheepers, R. and Meyer, D. (2009). Entrepreneurial behaviours in uncertainty: Small service firms facing a challenging environment. In: 21st Conference of The Southern Africa Institute for Management Scientists (SAIMS). Business Management Discourse in the New Millennium: Challenges and Opportunities, Port Elizabeth, South Africa, (1-5). 13-16 September, 2009.

  • Verreynne, M. (2009). Entrepreneurship and innovation in the public sector. In: The Innovation Advantage, Yeppoon, QLD, Australia, (). 17-19 March 2009.

  • Verreynne, M., Scheepers, R. and Meyer, D. (2009). Environmental uncertainty and entrepreneurial orientation: A two country study for small service firms. In: Fisher, G. and Rose, E. L., Proceedings of the ANZIBA Conference 2009. The Future of Asia-Pacific Business: Beyond the Crisis, Brisbane, Australia, (1-30). 16-18 April, 2009.

  • Verreynne, M. and Harris, C. (2009). Social intrapreneurship: The case of small nonprofit firms in Australia and New Zealand. In: 2009 ICSB World Conference Proceedings. 2009 ICSB World Conference, Seoul, Korea, (). 21-24 June, 2009.

  • Verreynne, M., Parker, P. and Wilson, M. (2009). The view from below - supporting employees to participate in small firm success. In: 2009 ICSB World Conference Proceedings. 2009 ICSB World Conference, Seoul, Korea, (). 21-24 June, 2009.

  • Luke, B., Kearins, K. and Verreynne, M. (2008). 'Pushing the boundaries': The limits and limitations of new public management. In: Wilson, M., Proceedings of the 22nd ANZAM Conference 2008: Managing in the Pacific Century. 22nd ANZAM Conference 2008, Auckland, New Zealand, (1-16). 2-5 December, 2008.

  • Scheepers, R. and Verreynne, M. (2008). Comparing the entrepreneurial postures of South African and New Zealand firms: A configurational study. In: Ronel Rensburg and Maurine Fischer, The generations of management theory, Research and practice: Past, present and future. 20th Annual Conference and 21st Birthday Festival of the Southern Africa Institute for Management Scientists, Muldersdrift, Pretoria, South Africa, (1119-1139). 14–17 September 2008.

  • Saxton, K., Saxton, T., Steen, J. and Verreynne, M. (2008). Failure to launch: Why and when some ventures lose their way on the path to success. In: Gillin, L. M., Regional Frontiers of Entrepreneurship Research. Australian Graduate School of Entrepreneurship Research Report Series, Vol. 5. 5th AGSE International Entrepreneurship Research Exchange, Swinburne University of Technology, Melbourne, Australia, (541-550). 5-8 February, 2008.

  • Verreynne, M. and Harris, C. (2008). No rest for the intrapreneur: The case of Switzer rest home. In: Wilson, M., Proceedings of the 22nd ANZAM Conference 2008: Managing in the Pacific Century. 22nd ANZAM Conference 2008, Auckland, New Zealand, (1-15). 2-5 December, 2008.

  • Verreynne, M. and Meyer, D. (2008). Strategizing to improve entrepreneurial orientation: The case of small firms. In: Wilson, M., Proceedings of the 22nd ANZAM Conference 2008: Managing in the Pacific Century. 22nd ANZAM Conference 2008, Auckland, New Zealand, (1-17). 2-5 December, 2008.

  • Staggs, J., Verreynne, M. and Liesch, P. (2008). Technology transfer professionals: Navigating institutional terrain. In: Gillin, L. M., Regional Frontiers of Entrepreneurship Research. Australian Graduate School of Entrepreneurship Research Report Series, Vol. 5. 5th AGSE International Entrepreneurship Research Exchange, Swinburne University of Technology, Melbourne, Australia, (339-348). 5-8 February, 2008.

  • Luke, B., Verreynne, M. and Kearins, K. (2008). The risks and returns of new public management. In: 24th EGOS Colloquium: Upsetting Organizations, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, (). 10-12 July, 2008.

  • Verreynne, M. and Meyer, D. (2008). To grow or not to grow: The effects of strategy-making process on small firm performance. In: Gillin, L. M., Regional Frontiers of Entrepreneurship Research. Australian Graduate School of Entrepreneurship Research Report Series, Vol. 5. 5th AGSE International Entrepreneurship Research Exchange, Swinburne University of Technology, Melbourne, Australia, (881-892). 5-8 February, 2008.

  • Luke, B., Kearins, K. and Verreynne, M. (2008). Who's afraid of the dark?. In: International Case Writers' Workshop and Case Colloquium at the WACRA 2008 conference, Glasgow, Scotland, (). 29 June - 2 July, 2008.

  • Luke, Belinda, Verreynne, Martie-Louise and Kearins, Kate (2007). Entrepreneurship in the public sector: A case study of policy implementation in practice. In: Chapman, R., 21st ANZAM 2007 Book of Abstracts: Managing our Intellectual and Social Capital. 21st Annual Meeting of the Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management (ANZAM), Sydney, New South Wales, (94-94). 4-7 December, 2007.

  • Verreynne, M. and Meyer, D. (2007). Small firm performance: Modelling the role of innovative diferentiation. In: Gillin, L. M., Regional Frontiers of Entrepreneurship Research. 4th AGSE International Research Exchange, Brisbane, Australia, (1271-1282). 6-9 February, 2007.

  • Luke, B., Verreynne, M. and Kearings, K. (2007). Strategic entrepreneurship: Intersection of fields or distinct organisational process?. In: Gillin, L. M., Regional Frontiers of Entrepreneurship Research. 4th AGSE International Research Exchange, Brisbane, Australia, (895-909). 6-9 February, 2007.

  • Verreynne, M. (2007). Strategy-making processes: Supporting or stifling entrepreneurial orientation. In: Strategic Management Society Special Conference: New Frontiers in Entrepreneurship: Strategy, Governance, and Evolution, Catania, Italy, (). 23-25 May, 2007.

  • Verreynne, Martie-Louise (2006). Help or hindrance: The role of intrapreneurial strategy-making in small firm performance. In: Third Annual AGSE International Entrepreneurship and Innovation Research Exchange, Swinburne University of Technology, Melbourne, (557-572). 8 - 10 February, 2006.

  • Luke, B., Verreynne, M. and Kearins, K. (2006). Qualifying and quantifying the financial benefits of entrepreneurship. In: J. Kennedy and L. Di Millia, Proceedings of the 20th Annual Conference of the Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management. 20th Annual Conference of the Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management, Rockhampton, Australia, (not found-not found). 6-9 December 2006.

  • Luke, B., Verreynne, M and Kearins, K. (2006). Quotable value: A case of increasing value. In: Interactive learning: The next generation. Case teaching and writing, continuing education and distance learning. World Association for Case Method Research and Application 23rd International Conference, Brisbane, Australia, (93-104). 2-6 July, 2006.

  • Luke, Belinda and Verreynne, Martie-Louise (2006). Strategic Entrepreneurship in the Public Sector: Fact or Farce?. In: G. L. Murray, Proceedings of the 3rd AGSE International Entrepreneurial Research Exchange 'Regional frontiers of entrepreneurship research. 3rd AGSE International Entrepreneurship Research Exchange, Auckland, New Zealand, (398-400). 7-9 February 2006.

  • Verreynne, M and Luke, B. (2006). Supporting entrepreneurship in the public sector: The changing face of public institutions. In: J. Gimeno and J. Schaedler, Strategic Management Society 26th Annual Conference: Conference Program. Strategic Management Society Annual Conference, Vienna, Austria, (T-68-T-68). 29 October - 1 November, 2006.

  • Verreynne, M. and Meyer, D. (2006). The effect of industry life cycle stage on the strategy-making - firm performance relationship. In: J. Kennedy and L. Di Millia, Proceedings of the 20th Annual Conference of the Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management. Conference of the Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management, Rockhampton, Australia, (not found-not found). 6-9 December 2006.

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Current Supervision

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

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  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

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