Professor Craig Standing

Visiting Professor

Justice, Security and Sustainability

Craig studied at Lancaster University, University of Manchester, and the University of Western Australia. He has published in the top ten Information Systems journals and has presented at many international conferences. He has obtained significant research funds including the prestigious Australian Research Council Awards. Craig has authored several books on information systems that have been adopted by university courses in information systems. He was for many years Professor of Strategic Information Systems at Edith Cowan University, Australia.

Professional memberships and activities

  •  1996 to present - Member, Australian Computer Society

Academic qualifications

  • 1997 - Doctor of Philosophy, University of Western Australia
  • 1985 - Master of Science in Computation, University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology, UK
  • 1982 - Post Grad Certificate of Education, Lancaster University, UK
  • 1980 - Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Geography and Organisational Behaviour, Lancaster University, UK


Research on the innovative use of information and communication technologies (ICT) in organisations.

Research interests

Smart cities and ICT

Social media

Innovation in organisations

Shared mobility


Collaborative technology

Electronic markets

Enterprise and commercial interests

Working with local and state government on shared mobility projects.


Suseno, Y., Standing, C., Kiani-Mavi, R., & Jackson, P. (2020). National innovation performance: the role of human capital and social capital. Innovation: The European Journal of Social Science Research, 33(3), 296-310.

Suseno, Y., Standing, C., Gengatharen, D., & Nguyen, D. (2020). Innovative work behaviour in the public sector: The roles of task characteristics, social support, and proactivity. Australian Journal of Public Administration, 79(1), 41-59.

Mingers, J., & Standing, C. (2020). A Framework for Validating Information Systems Research Based on a Pluralist Account of Truth and Correctness. Journal of the Association for Information Systems, 21(1), 6.

Kanagarajoo, M. V., Fulford, R., & Standing, C. (2019). The contribution of social media to project management. International Journal of Productivity and Performance Management, 69(4), 834-872.

Standing, S., & Standing, C. (2019). Innovating Authentically: Cultural Differentiation in the Animation Sector. Systemic Practice and Action Research, 32(5), 557-571.

Standing, C., Standing, S., & Biermann, S. (2019). The implications of the sharing economy for transport. Transport Reviews, 39(2), 226-242.

Mattsson, J., Helmersson, H., & Standing, C. (2019). The role of relationships in start-up development. Journal of Strategic Marketing, 27(7), 559-582. (ABDC A).

Raza, S. A., Siddiqui, A. W., & Standing, C. (2019). Exploring systemic problems in IS adoption using critical systems heuristics. Systemic Practice and Action Research, 32(2), 125-153. (ABDC B)

Standing, C., Mingers, J., & Standing, S. (2018). The Use of Social Media in Supporting the Development of Open Organizations for Innovation. Systems Research and Behavioral Science, 35(6), 838-855.

Hossain, M. A., Dwivedi, Y. K., Chan, C., Standing, C., & Olanrewaju, A. S. (2018). Sharing political content in online social media: A planned and unplanned behaviour approach. Information Systems Frontiers, 20(3), 485-501.

Standing, S. & Standing, C. (2018). The Ethical Use of Crowdsourcing. Business Ethics: A European Review, 27(1), 72-80.

Standing, C., Mavi, R. K., Suseno, Y., & Jackson, P. (2018). Does openness improve national innovation? An application to OECD countries. Systems Research and Behavioral Science, 35(6), 619-631.

Mingers, J., & Standing, C. (2018). What is information? Toward a theory of information as objective and veridical. Journal of Information Technology, 33(2), 85-104.

Standing, C., & Mattsson, J. (2018). “Fake it until you make it”: Business model conceptualization in digital entrepreneurship. Journal of Strategic Marketing, 26(5), 385-399.

Standing, S., STANDING, C., Love, P. & Gengatharen, D. (2017). The Multiplicity of Organizing Visions. Industrial Marketing Management, 66(3), 196-204.

Mingers, J. & Standing, C. (2017). Developing the critical realist view of causal mechanisms. Information & Organization 27(3), 171-89.

Sharafizad, J., & Standing, C. (2017). Determinants of relationship marketing by women small business owners. Journal of Small Business & Entrepreneurship, 29(4), 271-291.

Hossain, M., Standing, C. & Chan, C. (2017). The development and validation of a two-staged adoption model of RFID technology in livestock businesses. IT and People, 30(4), 785-808.

in the UK for Quality Education

Sustainable Development Goal 4, Times Higher Education Impact Rankings 2023

for Career Prospects

Whatuni Student Choice Awards 2023

for Facilities

Whatuni Student Choice Awards 2023

for Social Inclusion

The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2023

of Research Impact is ‘Outstanding’ or ‘Very Considerable’

Research Excellence Framework 2021

of Research is “Internationally Excellent” or “World Leading”

Research Excellence Framework 2021

Four Star Rating

QS Star Ratings 2021