Dr. Jean Marie Ip-Soo-Ching
Dr. Jean Marie Ip-Soo-Ching lectured in Marketing, Management, Information Systems and Tourism at Monash University, Swinburne University of Technology, La Trobe University, Melbourne Institute of Technology, Cambridge International College, Kent Institute and Asia Pacific International College, from 2006 to 2022. Dr. Ip-Soo-Ching taught extensively at partner universities for Swinburne University of Technology and La Trobe University in China and Vietnam from 2008 to 2011. As Head of Discipline at Cambridge International College, he developed curricula in Marketing and Management and implemented innovative teaching practices.
He was Associate Dean at Kent Institute and Academies Australasia (2018-2021) where he was responsible for teaching and learning strategies, the implementation of student experience programs, student retention, and articulations with many Higher Education Private Providers in Melbourne and Sydney.
Jean Marie Ip-Soo-Ching’s PhD in Knowledge Management titled The Salience of External Knowledge, Leadership and Action in the Knowledge Management Life Cycle of Nature-Based Tourism Operators was awarded at La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia in October 2014.
Dr Ip-Soo-Ching’s research interests are Knowledge Management, Environmental Sustainability, Marketing, and pedagogy. His industry contact with leading sustainability firms includes Soneva Foundation, Sailaway Port Douglas, Club Med, and Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority.
Ip-Soo-Ching, J-M., Massingham, P., & Pomering, A. (2022). Managing diverse knowledge systems of tourism operators in vulnerable marine ecosystems: Addressing sustainability challenges through nature-based solutions. Asia Pacific Journal of Tourism Research, 27:4, 333-356, DOI: 10.1080/10941665.2022.2061364, (ABDC Ranking: A)
Ahmed, T., & Ip-Soo-Ching, J-M. (2021) Unpacking Connected Identity, Diaspora and Music Consumption: An Interpretive Approach. American Marketing Association Winter Conference (2021). University of Illinois Chicago, USA.
Jacob-John, J., & Ip-Soo-Ching, J-M. (2019). The Role of Augmented Reality Games in promoting to Millennials. In Stacey, A (Ed) Proceedings of the 18th European Conference on research Methodology for Business and Management Studies. Paper presented at Wits Business School, Johannesburg, South Africa, 20th-21st June 2019, pp. 155-159.
Ip-Soo-Ching, J-M., Zyngier, S., & Nayeem, T. (2018). Ecotourism and Environmental Sustainability Knowledge: An Open Knowledge Sharing Approach among Stakeholders. Australian Journal of Environmental Education, 1-2 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/aee.2018.45 (ABDC Ranking: B).
Nayeem, T., & Ip-Soo-Ching, J-M. (2016). A re-examination of the factor structure of the CSI within low- and high- involvement contexts. In Fortin, D., Ozanne, L, L (Eds) Marketing in a Post Disciplinary Era. Paper presented at Australia New Zealand Marketing Academy, ANZMAC 2016, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand, 5th -7th December 2016, pp. 136-144.
Ip-Soo-Ching, J-M., & Nayeem, T. (2016). The Salience of Environmental Sustainability Knowledge Sharing among Nature-Based Tourism Operators. In Fortin, D., Ozanne, L, L (Eds) Marketing in a Post Disciplinary Era. Paper presented at Australia New Zealand Marketing Academy, ANZMAC 2016, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand, 5th -7th December 2016, pp. 22-28.
Ip-Soo-Ching, J-M., & Veerapa, N. (2015). Permaculture: An insight into kitchen gardens operated by an environmental and eco-tourism operator in the Maldives and Thailand, “Acta Horticulturae.” “Acta Hort”. (ISHS) 1088:633-636.
Ip-Soo-Ching, J-M., & Zyngier, S. (2014). The Rise of “Environmental Sustainability Knowledge” in Business Strategy and Entrepreneurship: An IT enabled Knowledge-Based View of Tourism Operators. In “International Business Strategy and Entrepreneurship and Information Technology Perspective”. Ordonez de Pablos. P. (Ed). IGI Global, PA, USA.
Ip-Soo-Ching, J-M. (2013) Public Lecture Series: A Knowledge Management Approach to Environmental Sustainability in Tourism. Australian Government, Australian Trade Commission, Austrade, “Australia Future Unlimited Seminars”, Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi, Vietnam, December 2012 to January 2013.