Education Consultant             Australian Institute of Business (AIB)

Founding Director                   East Indonesia Development (EID) Services

Chairman (SA chapter)           Manufacturing Society of Australia (ManSA)

Director                                   South Australian Energy Co-operative Ltd

Founding Director                   East Indonesia Development (EID) Services

The consultancy, training and research company was established with an Indonesian business partner in Surabaya, East Java. The company has undertaken projects for the International Labour Organisation (ILO); Asian Development Bank (ADB); Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA); Friedrich Ebert Stiftung (FES); Indonesia Central Bank; and several ministries of the Indonesian government.

Book Chapters (Peer reviewed)

[30] Rashid, T., Hassan, M., Mohammed, M. & Fraser, K. (2019), "Improvement of variant adaptable LSTM trained with metaheuristic algorithms for health care analysis", in Chakraborty, C. (Ed), Advanced Classification Techniques for Healthcare Analysis, IGI Global, Hershey, PA, Chapter 6, ISBN: 978-1-52257-796-6.

[29] Gunawan, J. & Fraser, K. (2014), "Astra International: Building successful international business around fluxing national government policy (Closing case)", in Cavusgil, S.T., Knight, G., Riesenberger, J.R., Rammal, H.G. and Rose, E.L., International Business: The New Realities, Pearson Australia, Brisbane, ISBN: 978-1-48601-104-9.

[28] Gunawan, J. & Fraser, K. (2012), "Green jobs in Asia: Potentials and prospects for national strategy", Economy of Tomorrow, Friedrich Ebert Stiftung, Germany, pp. 1-31, Online:

[27] Goh, M. & Fraser, K. (2012), "Innovative ICT applications in transport and logistics: Some evidence from Asia" in Evangelista, P., McKinnon, A., Sweeney, E. & Esposito, E. (Ed), Supply Chain Innovation for Competing in Highly Dynamic Markets: Challenges and Solutions, Business Science Reference, Hershey, PA, pp. 123-136, ISBN: 978-1-60960-585-8. (Scopus)


Journal Articles (Peer reviewed)

[26] Gunawan, J. & Fraser, K. (under review), "Comparing developed and emerging countries exporting performance: Does strategic choice or environmental pressure matter?", Journal of Asia Business Studies. (ERA: C; SJR: Q3)

[25] Fraser, K., Deng, X., Bruno, F. & Rashid, T. A. (2018), “Should academic research be relevant and useful to practitioners? The contrasting difference between three applied disciplines”, Studies in Higher Education, Online. (ERA: A*; SJR: Q1)

[24] Kiil, K., Hvolby, H-H., Fraser, K., Dreyer, H. C. & Strandhagen, J. O. (2018), “Automatic replenishment of perishables in grocery retailing: The value of utilizing remaining shelf life information”, British Food Journal, Vol.120, No. 9, pp. 2033-2046. (ERA: C; SJR: Q1)

[23] Fraser, K., Tseng, B. & Deng, X. (2018), “The ongoing education of engineering practitioners: How do they perceive the usefulness of academic research?”, European Journal of Engineering Education, Vol. 43, No. 6, pp. 860-878. (ERA: A; SJR: Q1)

[22] Gunawan, J. & Fraser, K. (2016), "Exploring young and green entrepreneurship in Indonesia: An introduction", Journal of Asian Business Strategy, Vol. 6, No. 9, pp. 185-194.

[21] Gunawan, J., Twaddle, M. & Fraser, K. (2016), "Exploring sustainable CSR for Indonesia by forming strategic partnerships between industry sectors", IOSR Journal of Business and Management, Vol. 18, No. 11, pp. 72-78.

[20] Tseng, B., Huang, C-C., Fraser, K. & Ting, H-W. (2016), “Rough set based rule induction in decision making using credible classification and preference from medical application perspective”, Computer Methods and Programs in Biomedicine, Vol. 127, pp. 273-289. (ERA: A*; SJR: Q1)

[19] Olesen, P., Powell, D., Hvolby, H-H. & Fraser, K. (2015), “Using lean principles to drive operational improvements in intermodal container facilities: A conceptual framework”, Journal of Facilities Management, Vol. 13, No. 3, pp. 266-281. (ERA: B; SJR: Q2)

[18] Fraser, K., Hvolby, H-H. & Tseng, B. (2015), “Maintenance management models: A study of the published literature to identify empirical evidence. A greater practical focus is needed”, International Journal of Quality and Reliability Management, Vol. 32, No. 6, pp. 635-664. (ERA: B; SJR: Q1)

[17] Narayanan, R., Lemes, S., Spuzic, S., Mulcahy, D., Pignata, S., Uzunovic, F. & Fraser, K. (2014), "Knowledge transfer in postgraduate research and education", Asian Journal of Education and e-Learning, Vol. 2, No. 6, pp. 490-498.

[16] Fraser, K. (2014), "Defeating the ‘paradigm wars’ in accounting: a mixed methods approach is needed in the education of PhD scholars", International Journal of Multiple Research Approaches, Vol. 8, No. 1, pp. 49-62. (ERA: C; SJR: Q3)

[15] Bhuyana, M., Rodriguez-Devora, J., Fraser, K. & Tseng, B. (2014), “Silicon substrate as a novel cell culture device for myoblast cells”, Journal of Biomedical Science, Vol. 21 No. 47, pp. 1-5. (ERA: C; SJR: Q1)

[14] Fraser, K. (2014), “Facilities management: the strategic selection of a maintenance system”, Journal of Facilities Management, Vol. 12, No.1, pp. 18-37. (ERA: B; SJR: Q2)

[13] Fraser, K., Watanabe, C. & Hvolby, H-H. (2013), “Commitment to service quality in automotive dealerships: results from an Australian pilot study”, Journal of Services Research, Vol. 13, No. 1, pp. 7-29. (ERA: C; Scopus)

[12] Gunawan, J. & Fraser, K. (2013), "Developing ‘green’ labour in Indonesia: What is the current state of play?", Labour and Management in Development Journal, Vol. 14, No. 1, pp.1-23. (ERA: C)

[11] Fraser, K. (2013), "Is Indonesia producing enough business graduates to assist its development aspirations?", Industry and Higher Education, Vol. 27, No. 2, pp. 85-88. (ERA: C; SJR: Q3)

[10] Fraser, K., Gunawan, J. & Goh, M. (2013), “Facility management teams: Identifying important human factors from a manufacturing environment”, Journal of Facilities Management, Vol. 11, No. 3, pp. 253-265. (ERA: B; SJR: Q2)

[9] Fraser, K., Tseng, B. & Hvolby, H-H. (2013), “TQM in new car dealerships: A study from the firms’ perspective”, TQM Journal, Vol. 25, No.1, pp. 5-17. (ABDC: B; SJR: Q2)

[8] Mahar, C. & Fraser, K. (2012), “Barriers to successful community reintegration following acquired brain injury (ABI)”, International Journal of Disability Management, Vol. 6, No.1, pp. 49-67. (ERA: A; SJR: Q4)

[7] Mahar, C. & Fraser, K. (2012), “Strategies to facilitate successful community reintegration following acquired brain injury (ABI)”, International Journal of Disability Management, Vol. 6, No.1, pp. 68-78. (ERA: A; SJR: Q4)

[6] Fraser, K., Hvolby, H-H. & Watanabe, C. (2011), “A review of the three most popular maintenance systems: How well is the energy sector represented?”, International Journal of Global Energy Issues, Vol. 35, No. 4, pp. 287-309. (ERA: C; SJR: Q3)

[5] Harris, H. & Fraser, K. (2010), “Towards virtual manufacturing: An implementation framework from feasibility to product development”, International Journal of Product Development, Vol. 11, No. 1/2, pp. 136-162. (ERA: C; SJR: Q3)

[4] Fraser, K. & Hvolby, H-H. (2010), “Effective teamworking: Can functional flexibility act as an enhancing factor? An Australian case study”, Team Performance Management, Vol. 16 No.1/2, pp. 74-94. (ERA: C; SJR: Q3)

[3] Fraser, K. (2009), “Labour flexibility: Impact of functional and localised strategies on team-based product manufacturing”, CoDesign, Vol. 5, No. 3, pp. 143-158. (ERA: A; SJR: Q1)

[2] Fraser, K., Harris, H. & Luong, L. (2007), “Improving the implementation effectiveness of cellular manufacturing: A comprehensive framework for practitioners”, International Journal of Production Research, Vol. 45, No. 24, pp. 5835-5856. (ABDC: A; SJR: Q1)

[1] Fraser, K., Harris, H. & Luong, L. (2007), “Team-based cellular manufacturing: A review and survey to identify important social factors” Journal of Manufacturing Technology Management, Vol. 18, No. 6, pp. 714-730. (ABDC: B; SJR: Q1)

I have successfully supervised two PhD completions (one as the primary supervisor and the other as the secondary), along with 10 MA/MBA and three Honours degree completions. 

Business Management

Operations Management

Higher Education


Over the last 15 years I have taught a range of business and management courses at under- and post-graduate level. Courses included areas such as international business, strategic management, operations management, accounting, economics, and finance.

Courses I have tended to specialise in include: 

Strategic Management

Corporate Finance/Financial Management

International Business

Courses I am teaching at UKH are:

Research Methods

Operations Management  

2018    Researcher of the Year – Ministry of Higher Education, Kurdistan

2014    Supported Researcher – University of South Australia

2013    Supported Researcher – University of South Australia

2012    Supported Researcher – University of South Australia

2011    Supported Researcher – University of South Australia

2011    Highly Commended Paper – Emerald Publishing

2010    Supported Researcher – University of South Australia

2010    Research Grant – Australian Centre for Asian Business

2010    Divisional Research Grant – University of South Australia

2009    Australian University ‘Lecturer of the Year’ Finalist – UniJobs

2009    Quality Teaching – University of South Australia

2007    Quality Teaching – University of South Australia

2005    Quality Teaching – University of South Australia

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