Dr Alicia Gilchrist

Alicia Gilchrist

RSM

Research School of Management

Position
Post-doctoral Fellow
Email
alicia.gilchrist@anu.edu.au
Phone number
+61 2 612 56719
Office
Room 1099, LF Crisp Bld (26)
Research areas

Project management; Social alignment; Benefits management; Stakeholder relationships; Organisational psychology.

Biography

Alicia Gilchrist is a Post-doctoral Fellow of Project Management. Alicia’s research interests are in benefits management, Defence capability development, social alignment, organisational psychology and stakeholder relationships. Her research focuses on project investment benefits realisation in Defence. Alicia has contributed to a wide range of projects including projects examining leadership behaviours in Defence, business-IT alignment in the healthcare industry and management accountants’ professional identity. Alicia’s research has appeared in refereed journals including International Journal of Project Management and Communications of the ACM.

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Research publications

Journal Articles (née Mazur)

Burton-Jones, P., Gilchrist, A., Green, P., & Draheim, M. (2020). Improving social alignment during digital transformation. Communications of the AMC. (Forthcoming). 

Gilchrist, A., Burton-Jones, P., & Green, P. (2018). The process of social alignment and misalignment within a complex IT project. International Journal of Project Management, 36, 845-860. 

Mazur, A., & Pisarski, A. (2015). Major project managers’ internal and external stakeholder relationships: The development and validation of measurement scales. International Journal of Project Management, 33, 1680-1691.

Newton, C., & Mazur, A. (2015). Value congruence and job-related attitudes in a nonprofit organization: A competing values approach. International Journal of Human Resource Management.

Gallagher, E., Mazur, A., & Ashkanasy, A. (2015).  Rallying the troops or beating the horses? How project-related demands can lead to either high performance or abusive supervision. Project Management Journal, 46, 10-24.

Mazur, A., Pisarski, A., Chang, A., & Ashkanasy, N. (2014). Rating defense major-project success: The role of personal attributes and stakeholder relationships. International Journal of Project Management, 32, 944-957.


Conference Papers

Gilchrist, A., Burton-Jones, A., Green, P., & Smidt, M. (2017). The process of social alignment and misalignment within a complex IT project. Proceedings of the International Conference on Information Systems - Transforming Society with Digital Innovation, ICIS 2017, Seoul, South Korea, December 10-13, 2017.

Newton, C. J. & Gilchrist, A. (2016) Improving management accountants’ perception of their occupation’s prestige: The role of professional identification and transformational leadership. In 30th Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management Conference: Under New Management: Innovating for Sustainable and Just Futures (ANZAM 2016), 6-9 December 2016, Brisbane, Qld. *Best paper award.

Newton, C. J., Gilchrist, A.K, Devin, B, & Bradley, L. (2016) A theoretical exploration of Australian soldiers’ regulation of the core army values: Courage, initiative, respect and teamwork. In ANZAM 2016: 30th Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management Conference: Under New Management: Innovating for Sustainable and Just Futures, 6-9 December 2016, Brisbane, Qld.

Burton-Jones, A., Gilchrist, A., Green, P., & Smidt, M. (2016) An institutional theory account of how governance affects alignment and performance outcomes in a complex IS project. In Journal of the Association for Information Systems Theory Development Workshop, 11 December 2016, Dublin, Ireland. 

Burton-Jones, A, Green, P, Mazur, A. K., & Smidt, M. (2016) Exploring governance uncertainty in a complex information systems project. In Information Systems Foundations 2016 Workshop: Theorising Digital Innovation, 15-16 September 2016, Australian National University, Canberra, ACT.

Devin, B., Mazur, A., & Newton, C. (2015). Organizational socialization: An Australian Army perspective. In 2015 International Communication Association conference. San Juan, Puerto Rico. 

Chang, A., Mazur, A., Jordan, P., Ashkanasy, A., & Barbour, J. (2015). Is Member-Rated Project Success Influenced by Leadership Team Emotional Intelligence? In 2015 Society for Industry and Organisational Psychology conference, 22-25 April, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 

Mazur, A., & Pisarski, A. (2013). The ISR and ESR scales: Measures of the project manager-stakeholder relationship. In 2013 British Academy of Management, 10-12 September, Liverpool, United Kingdom.

Mazur, A., Pisarski, A., Chang, A., & Ashkanasy, N. (2013). Rating defense major-project success: The role of personal attributes and stakeholder relationships. In 2013 Academy of Management Annual Meeting ProceedingsAcademy of Management, 9-14 August, Orlando, Florida.

Mazur, A., Pisarski, A., & Ashkanasy, N. (2011). Person-environment fit: Project leader-stakeholder relationships in a complex project environment. In 2011 25th Annual Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management Conference: The Future of Work and Organisations, 7-9 December, Wellington, New Zealand.

Pisarski, A., Chang, A., Ashkanasy, N., Zolin, R., Mazur, A., Jordan, P., & Hatcher, C. A. (2011). The contribution of leadership attributes to large-scale, complex project success. In 2011 Academy of Management Annual Meeting Proceedings, 12-16 August, San Antonio, Texas.

Pisarski, A., Ashkanasy, N., Zolin, R., Hatcher, C. A., Mazur, A., & Chang, A. (2011). A multi-level model of leadership in complex project management. In 2011 25th Annual Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management Conference: The Future of Work and Organisations, 7-9 December, Wellington, New Zealand.

Research grants and awards

Newton, C. J. & Gilchrist, A. (2016) Improving management accountants’ perception of their occupation’s prestige: The role of professional identification and transformational leadership. In 30th Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management Conference: Under New Management: Innovating for Sustainable and Just Futures (ANZAM 2016), 6-9 December 2016, Brisbane, Qld. *Best paper award.