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Assoc. Prof. Nasir Butrous Name: Assoc. Prof. Nasir Butrous
Associate Professor
+613 9953 3783
+613 9953 3775
Organisational Area
Faculty of Law and Business
Peter Faber Business School (Melbourne)
Building 460 - 250 Victoria Parade (250 Victoria Parade, East Melbourne VIC 3002)-Level 7-Room 460.7.16
Biographical Information

Associate Professor Nasir Butrous was the Deputy National Head of the Peter Faber Business School until stepping down on 01/09/2018. Dr Butrous has been a member of the Faculty Board for more than ten years, Campus Community Engagement Coordinator for five years, member of the Academic Board for two years and a member of the University Senate for two years.

Associate Professor Butrous has been selected as an International Judge for the Global Enterprise Challenge Competition (GEC) 2006-2016. Dr Butrous has been appointed by Federal and Queensland Governments as a member of the Regional Development Australia - Moreton Bay Board Committee for two terms 2009-2013.

Associate Professor Butrous's research and special interest areas include management and leadership, organisational behaviour, strategic decision making, women in management and leadership positions and ethical business leadership. 

Nasir has over 30 academic publications and 16 consultancy reports.


Selected Published books & book chapters:

Butrous, N and McBarron, E 2013, Performance Management Models for Social Ventures. Chapter in Social Entrepreneurship (Three Volume set) edited by Thomas S. Lyons and published by Praeger/ABC-CLIO, Santa Barbara, CA.

Selcted Refereed journal articles:

Butrous, N and McBarron, E 2011, Triangular perspective on Working in a Voluntary Organisation: Volunteers, Paid Workforce, and Supervisors&rsquo Perspective. Vol. 10.

Butrous, N 2011, Online Studying Patterns and Student&rsquos Performance. Journal of Systemics, Cybernetics and Informatics, Vol. 9, No 2. pp. 74-78.

McBarron, E and Butrous, N 2011, Neophytes to Cosmopolitans: How do we Prepare our Expatriates for Foreign Postings?. The International Journal of Knowledge, Culture & Change Management, Vol. 10, No 7. pp. 119-128.


Selcted Refereed conference proceedings:

Butrous, N 2013, Does the head rule the heart in business education? Paper presented at the Twentieth International Conference on Learning, University of the Aegean at Rhodes, Rhodes, Greece, 11-13 July 2013.

McBarron, E and Butrous, N 2013, Do Social Enterprises Need Employment Management? Paper presented at the Thirteenth International Diversity in Organisations, Communities and Nations Conference, Charles Darwin University, Darwin, Australia, 26-28 June 2013.

Butrous, N 2012, Students&rsquo Career Paths and the Importance of Character Traits. Paper presented at the 17th Annual Values and Leadership Conference, Brisbane 1-2 October 2012.

Butrous, N and Hollis, C 2011, Engaging business students and social enterprises through service learning. Paper presented at the inaugural SIERC at Massey University, NZ, 1-3 December 2011.

Selcted Reports (including confidential research consultancies):

Butrous, N 2012, Food and Beverages Supply Chain Project. Moreton Bay Regional Council & Regional Development Australia &ndash Moreton Bay, September, 2012 (103 pages).

Butrous, N 2012, Evaluation of Deadly Science: Connecting to Country Program. Indigenous Education and Training Futures, Department of Education, Training and the Arts, Qld. (23pages)

Butrous, N 2011, Preliminary Evaluation of the Access to Pathways Indigenous Science Project. Metropolitan Region, Department of Education, Training and the Arts, Qld. (18 pages)



Dr. Butrous&rsquos research and special interest areas include Management and Leadership, Organisational  Behaviour, Strategic Decision-Making, and Ethical Business Leadership.


Deputy National Head, Peter Faber Business School, ACU 2016 - 1.9.2018.

Council Member, St Athanasius College, University of Divinity, Australia, 2016 - Current

Deputy Head of Business School, Melbourne Campus, ACU, 2013-2016  

Head of school of Business and Informatics, Brisbane campus, ACU, 1999-2004

Faculty Board Member, Faculty of Arts and Sciences and  Faculty of Business, ACU, 1999-2014

Executive Board Member, Australian Universities Community Engagemnt Alliance, 2009-2011

Acting Pro-Vice Chancellor, Quality and Engagement - Brisbane Campus, 8 -31 December 2003

ACU University Senate, 2004-2006 - member

Chaired and co-chaired various Buiness discipline course developmnt committees, course review committees and Implementaion committees in addition to being a member of other disciplines course reveiw committees since joining ACU.



Professional Memberships

AHRI-CAHRI (Certified Academic Human Resource Institute Member), 2011 - Current. 

Corporate Member - Autralia Instituteof Management


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