Dr Marilyn Clarke

Senior Lecturer
Dr Marilyn Clarke
  Org Unit Business School Office
  Email marilyn.clarke@adelaide.edu.au
  Telephone +61 8 8313 5687
  Location Floor/Room 10 52 ,  Nexus 10 Tower ,   North Terrace

Marilyn Clarke joined the Business School at the beginning of 2009 as a Senior Lecturer in the Management discipline. 

During her 20 year plus teaching career she has taught in the management discipline across all three universities in South Australia; University of SA, Flinders University and University of Adelaide. She has extensive teaching experience at undergraduate and postgraduate level, both locally and offshore in Singapore and Hong Kong.

Prior to her academic career she worked for Telstra in a range of functional areas including internal audit, business planning, marketing and HR. She has also worked in HR at the University of SA and as a business consultant. 

B.A. (Hons) in History (University of Adelaide)

Graduate Diploma in Business Administration (S.A.I.T.)

PhD (University of South Australia)

Marilyn's passion is for developing her students as people managers. She has taught across many subject areas including organisational behaviour, human resource management, change management, conflict management, negotiation and business communication at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

Marilyn's PhD research explored the reasons why people choose to take voluntary redundancy and the impact of that decision on their future careers. 

Her current research interests include

  • dual careers
  • the role of the organisation and the individual in career management
  • career identity in the aged care industry
  • employability
  • building graduate employability 


Recent Publications

Clarke, M.A. 2017 “ Rethinking graduate employability:the role of capital, individual attributes and context”, Studies in Higher Education 1-15

Alshathry, S. Clarke, M.A. and Goodman, S.  2016 "The Role of Employer Brand Equity in Employee Attraction and Retention: Towards a Unified Framework" International Journal of Organizational Analysis 25(3)

Clarke, M.A 2016 "Building employability through graduate development programs: A case study in an Australian Public Sector organisation" Personnel Review 46(4)

Clarke, M.A. 2015 “Dual careers: the new norm for Gen Y professionals” Career Development International 20(6), 562-582. 

Clarke, M.A. 2015 "To what extent a ‘bad’ job? Employee perceptions of job quality in community aged care." Employee Relations: The International Journal 7(2):192-208.

Clarke, MA 2013 "The organisational career: Not dead but in need of redefinition" International Journal of HRM Vol24, Iss 4, pp684-703.

Clarke MA and Rao Hill, S. 2012 "Promoting employee wellbeing and quality service outcomes: The role of HRM practices" Journal of Management, Special Issue Healthcare Management: Progress, problems and solutions, (1833-3672), p22349.  

Clarke, M.A. 2011, "Advancing women's careers through leadership development programs", Employee Relations Vol. 33 Iss: 5 pp. 498 – 515.



Research supervision


Syeda Nuzhat E Ibrat Reconciling Career and Lifestyle at Senior Executive Levels: A Case Study on South Australian Public Service

 Peter Mylius Clark Sustainable Work



Sultan Alshathry Exploring the Role of Employer Brand Equity in the Labour Market: Differences between Existing Employee and Job Seeker Perceptions

Sasikala Rathnappulige Knowledge in Collectives of Experts: Exposing the Role of Social Processes in Developing and Sustaining Expert Knowledge






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