Dr Richard O'Quinn

Lecturer in Management & Leadership

School of Business
Faculty of Business, Economics and Law
+61 7 334 68048


Richard teaches courses on leadership, strategic decision-making, and strategic human resource management in the graduate, MBA, Executive Education, and online education programs at The Business School, University of Queensland. Richard's research interests include leadership, strategic decision-making, and organization studies using practice and process perspectives. His interest in these fields stems from his previous 23-year career as a commissioned officer in the US Army Special Operations Forces. Richard routinely consults and coaches a number of leaders and organizations in leadership, strategy, and organization improvement.


  • Doctor of Philosophy, The University of Queensland
  • Masters (Coursework) of Business Administration, The University of Queensland
  • Postgraduate Diploma, Georgetown University
  • Masters (Coursework)
  • Bachelor of Arts, Virginia Military Institute


  • O'Quinn, Richard (2023). Day breaking in Apple Valley. Online: Bohemian Writers Club.

  • O’Quinn, Richard (2023). Lipstick on the Pig. Organization Studies, 44 (2), 300-301. doi: 10.1177/01708406221131425

  • Martin, Tracy, Jordan, Ree, de Sales, Alain and O'Quinn, Richard (2022). Letters to leaders: empowering employee voice. Unknown:

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  • Doctor Philosophy

  • Doctor Philosophy

  • Master Philosophy

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PhD and MPhil Supervision

Note for students: Dr Richard O'Quinn is not currently available to take on new students.

Current Supervision

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

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  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

  • Master Philosophy — Associate Advisor

  • Master Philosophy — Associate Advisor

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