Dr Graciela Corral de Zubielqui

Associate Head Research-ECIC/Senior Lecturer
Dr Graciela Corral de Zubielqui

Graciela Corral de Zubielqui is the Associate Head (Research) and a lecturer in the postgraduate Project Management and Innovation area in the Entrepreneurship,

Commercialisation, and Innovation Centre at the University of Adelaide. She completed her

PhD in the area of innovation, globalization and SMEs performance. She also holds a Bachelor of Economics (Honours) and a Master in Economics and Business Administration. She has held appointments as a Research Associate in the School of Management, University of South Australia, the Entrepreneurship, Commercialisation and Innovation Centre, and the Adelaide Business School at the University of Adelaide. She worked in projects which linked government departments, industry and university. She is interested in innovation, knowledge transfer, collaboration activities between government, industry and university, SMEs performance and impact on regional economic development.

Project Management Professional - PMP (2012)

Ph.D. in Business and Management (2009)

M.A. in Studies in Economics and Business Administration (2001)

BA. Honours in Economics (1996)

University of South Australia Postgraduate Award (USAPA) 2006-2008

Australian Postgraduate Award (APA) 2008-2009

Government support for research project (Local Councils: Salisbury, Playford, Marion, Onkaparinga and DTED) 2006-2009

She is currently teaching Project Management Project and Applied Project Management 1(Master of Applied Project Management), and Economics for Management at the Master of Business Administrations (MBA). Other courses: Theory and Practice of International Business (MIB).

Graciela’s research interests include innovation activities, knowledge transfer for innovation purpose, and collaboration activities in SMEs, and in turn the impact of these activities on regional economic development.

  1. Corral de Zubielqui, G, Jones, J, Seed P.S. & Lindsay, N, (2015), ‘Knowledge transfer between actors in the innovation System: A study of Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) and SMEs’, Journal of Business and Industrial Marketing, 3 / 4. (ABDC: A)
  2. Li, HM, Corral de Zubielqui, G and O’Connor A (2015) ‘Supporting Clustered Firms Market Performance through Shared Cluster Resources: Evidence from the Australian Wine Industry’, Small Business Economics’. (ABDC: A)

  3. Corral de Zubielqui, G, Seed, PS & O'Connor, A (2015), ‘Intellectual Capital System Perspective: A Case Study of Government Intervention in Digital Media Industries’, Intellectual Capital, Book chapter.

  4. Huanmei, O'Connor and Corral de Zubielqui (2015) ‘Modes of Innovation and Links to Entrepreneurial Management in the Australian Wine Industry’ ACERE, Adelaide, Australia, February.

  5. Corral de Zubielqui, G, Lindsay, N & O’Connor, A, (2014), ‘How product, operations, and marketing sources of ideas influence innovation and firm performance in Australian SMEs’, International Journal of Innovation Management, Vol. 18, No. 2. (ABDC: B)

  6. O'Connor, A., Corral de Zubielqui, G., Li, M. H., & Dissanayake, M. (2014) Supporting Entrepreneurship in High Cost Economies: What Can Governments Do?, Global Perspectives on Achieving Success in High and Low Cost Operating Environments, IGI Global.

  7. Seet, PS, Corral de Zubielqui, G, Jones, J & Lindsay, N (2013), 'Beyond the Ivory Towers - Exploring knowledge Transfer Pathways between Universities and Innovative Small to Medium size Enterpriises (SMEs)', ACERE, Brisbane, Australia, February.

  8. Dissanayake, M, O'Connor, A & Corral de Zubielqui, G (2013), 'How do capabilities of the entrepreneurs vary across the different stages of the firm? Evidence from the literature', ACERE, Brisbane, Australia, February.

  9. Corral de Zubielqui, G & Freeman, S (2011) ‘An Exploration of Collaboration, Import and Export Relationships, and Firm Age’, ANZIBA, Melbourne, Australia, April.

  10. Corral de Zubielqui, G Lindsay, N & Harris, H (2009) ‘Exploring the influence of drivers, ideas sources and collaboration activities on innovation, globalisation and firm performance relationships’ AGSE Regional Research Exchange, Adelaide, Australia, February. 

  11. Lindsay, N & Corral de Zubielqui, G (2008) ‘Exploring the influence of globalisation and innovation on firm performance’, AGSE Regional Research Exchange, Melbourne, Australia, February

Member of the Project Management Institute (PMI)

Member of the Australian New Zealand International Business Association (ANZIBA)

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