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Dr. Caroline Wong

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Dr. Caroline Wong

Lecturer, Business


  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), Australian National University, 2004 – 2008
  • Master of Business Administration, Australian National University, 2000 - 2001
  • Graduate Certificate in Higher Education, University of Queensland, 2010
  • Graduate Diploma in Business Administration, Singapore Institute of Management, 1990
  • Graduate Diploma in Education, National University of Singapore, 1986
  • Bachelor of Arts, National University of Singapore, 1982 - 1985

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Dr Caroline Wong is a lecturer in business at the JCU Singapore. She has many years of experience in education and higher education having coordinated big classes at high schools in Singapore and the University sector in Australia. Her teaching philosophy is grounded in a genuine interest in students’ learning and seeking constantly to make learning meaningful and enlarging the knowledge base of students. She has taught at the Faculty of Business and Economics of the Australian National University, University of Canberra and University of Queensland. Her academic research also extends into the scholarship of teaching and learning in higher education with focus on experiential learning, team work and entrepreneurship. In 2009, she won a new staff start-up grant at the University of Queensland to examine the processes of entrepreneurship learning and team work in self-autonomous student project teams.

Caroline completed her PhD in business at the Australian National University and the focus of her thesis is on managing the intangible resources and competencies that have increasingly become sources of competitive advantage in the creative cultural industries such as the film industry. The research also explores the challenges of new technologies such as digital technology that impact on the value chain of the film industry. She has published widely in the area of creativity management and knowledge-based cities by taking a multidisciplinary approach linking them to human resources management, international business, innovation and business strategy. Her other areas of research also extend into creative cities and creative industries with special focus on Singapore and the Singapore film industry.

Research Interests

Cultural Capital and Creative Cities, Creative and Cultural Industries, Knowledge-Based Cities, Cities and Urban Development, Entrepreneurship, Problem-Based Learning, Team-Based Learning.