Ms Cristyn Meath
Cristyn Meath
Sessional Lecturer in Strategy | Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Australian Institute for Business and Economics (AIBE)
  • MEnvMan (The University of Queensland)
  • BBus, International Business (Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology)
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    Cristyn's research contributes to emerging themes within corporate sustainability and strategy literature. Specifically, her research investigates the role of decision making in determining organizational vulnerability to natural capital decline, emerging trends in corporate sustainability reporting, and the relationship between organizational values and societal values.

     Cristyn's interest in communicating leading strategy and sustainability research to the future generation of executives, as well as her commitment to new teaching methods and tools are reflected in the subject she teaches in the Master of Business program at UQ Business School, Decision Making & Reporting for Sustainability and the multiple research students she has supervised.

     Cristyn also works as a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Australian Institute for Business and Economics (AIBE), where she collaborates with industry partners and leading scholars from around the world to deliver critical insights to organizations, policy makers and academia on emerging corporate sustainability issues. As part of this role Cristyn leads the AIBE Sustainability Research Group, supporting academics within the Business, Economics and Law Faculty at The University of Queensland to progress high quality, industry relevant sustainability research.

     Prior to commencing at UQ  Business School Cristyn worked with numerous businesses to improve their sustainability, advising business sustainability consultants, and delivering guest lecturers on the topic.

    Awards:

    • Australian Postgraduate Award (APA) Scholarship
    • Best PhD Paper, Group for Research on Organizations & the Natural Environment (GRONEN) Conference, Hamburg 2016 - 

    Meath, Cristyn (2016). The search for an evolution of values, systems and organizations: Evidence of de-coupling organizational value from natural capital consumption. Group for Research on Organizations and the Natural Environment Network (GRONEN) Conference, Hamburg, Germany 23-24 May, 2016.

    Research interests

    Business sustainability and SMEs
    Increasing knowledge of motivators and barriers to improving business sustainability in small and medium sized enterprises in order to maximise benefits of business sustainability programs
    Organizational and societal values
    Investigating the role of organizational values in annual reports
    Organizational vulnerability to natural capital decline
    Understanding the role of decision making in influencing organizational vulnerability to natural capital decline

    Publications

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    Memberships

    • European Group for Organizational Studies
    • Group on Organizations and the Natural Environment
    • Academy of Management