Carol Janson Bond Author of Evaluating Organization Development

Carol Janson Bond

RMIT University

Dr Carol Bond’s diverse research areas include: business ethics, peacebuilding responsibilities of business; and, indigenous sources of wisdom. Carol’s research focuses on large footprint industries such as mining, coal seam gas, and petroleum pipelines. Carol is a Lecturer in Management at the RMIT University School of Management. Her expertise extends to: Leadership Theory & Practice; Business & Society interfaces; CSR; and, Degrowth Economics.


Dr Carol Bond has a growing research profile, working on the business case for Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) in large footprint industries.  Carol focuses on industry--community engagement featuring collaborative 'project design and delivery' in rural Australia.  Carol intentionally works with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities to develop success strategies for rural and regional businesses. In addition to Australia, Carol is currently researchinga leading CSR practice in Peru, India, and Viet Nam.  She is actively engaged with the Degrowth (A-growth) agenda.

Carol was recently awarded funding for a prestigious Cooperative Research Centre (CRC) project from the Australian Ministry of Science, Jobs, and Innovation .  Her three-phase research project within the Future Fuels CRC will unfold over seven years.  It highlights the creation of a knowledge-sharing platform for industry and communities to communicate relevant information in a trustworthy and durable way to enhance Australia’s energy future.  


    University of Queensland, Australia (PhD, 2014)
    University of Queensland, Australia (MIS, 2009)
    Yale University, USA (MA, 2004)

Areas of Research / Professional Expertise

    Corporate Social Responsibility
    Stakeholder Engagement
    Degrowth (A-growth)
    Business & Peacebuilding
    Aboriginal Wisdom for Contemporary Businesses