Journal Papers

Noble, D. Charles, M. and Keast, R. 2017. Towards a collaborative competency framework to enhance public value in university-industry collaboration, Public Management and Money  37 (5) 373 – 377) (journal)


Scott, A., Woolcott, Keast, R. and Chamberlain, D. Sustainability of collaborative network projects in higher education research projects: why complexity? Why now? Public Management Review – Special Issue on Complexity Theory (early print 29 August 2017) (journal)


Woolcott, G., Chamberlain, D., Keast, R., and Farr-Wharton, B. (forthcoming) Modelling Success Networks to Improve the Quality of Undergraduate Education, Quality in Higher Education (accepted 26 June, 2017) (journal)


Farr-Wharton, B., Charles, M., Keast, R., Woolcott, G., and Chamberlain, D. (forthcoming) Why lecturers still matter: the impact of lecturer-student exchange on student engagement and intention to leave university prematurely, Higher Education (accepted 21 August 2017). (journal)


Mandell, M; Keast, R; & Chamberlain, D. (2016). Collaborative Networks and the need for a new management language. Public Management Review, Vol. 19 (3): 326-341 journal


Merrington, S; Lauchs, M; Bell, P., & Keast, R. (2015). An Exploratory Study of Noble Cause Corruption: The Wood Royal Commission New South Wales, Australia 1994-1997. International Journal of Management and Administrative Sciences, 2 (4): 18-29


Wiewiora, A., Keast, R, and Brown, K. 2015. Opportunities and Challenges in Engaging Citizens in the Co-Production of Infrastructure Based Public Services in Australia, Public Management Review (early print) [journal]


Crawford, M. and Keast, R. 2014). 21st Century Politics: New Faces/New Spaces, Australian Parliamentary Review 29 (1): 77-95  [pdf]


Farr-Wharton, B, and Keast, R. Upscaling Networks: Starving Artists and Their Strategic use of networks: Policy and Politics (revise & resubmit)


Farr-Wharton, Keast, R. Brown, K. Business acumen, network structure and entrepreneurial performance in the creative industries: not just who you know, but what you know Decision Management (accepted 14 November 2014)


Keast, R., Voets, J and Chamberlain, D. Drawing Empirical Insights into Why Some Collaborative Networks are Seen as Having Failed,


Mahmood,M., Dhakal,S., and Keast, R. 2014. The state of multi-purpose cyclone shelters in Bangladesh", Facilities, 32 (9/10): 522 - 532  [pdf]


Dhakal, SP, Mahmood, MN, Wiewiora, A, Brown, K, & Keast, R 2013, ?The innovation potential of living-labs to strengthen small and medium enterprises in regional Australia?, Australasian Journal of Regional Studies, vol. 19, no. 3. 456-474  [pdf]


Mahmood, MN, Dhakal, SP, Wiewiora, A, Brown, K & Keast, R (under review), ?A comparative study on asset management capability maturity models?, International Journal of Strategic Engineering Asset Management.


Keast, RL & Mandell, M 2014, 'The collaborative push: moving beyond rhetoric and gaining evidence', Journal of Management & Governance, vol. 18, no. 1, pp. 9-28.  [pdf]


Keast, R & Mandell, MP 2013, ?Network performance: A complex interplay of form and action?, International Review of Public Administration, vol. 18, no. 2, pp. 27-45.  [journal]


Pickernell, D, Keast, R, Brown, K, Yousefpour, N & Miller, C 2013, 'Gambling revenues as a public administration issue', Journal of Gambling Studies, vol. 29, no. 4, pp. 689-701.  [journal]


Pickernell, D, Keast, R, Brown, K, Yousefpour, N & Miller, C 2013, 'Taking the gamble: local and regional policy issues of access to electronic gaming machines (EGMs): A case study of Victoria, Australia', Australasian Journal of Regional Studies, vol. 19, no. 2, pp. 274-94.  [journal]


Waterhouse, J & Keast, RL 2012, 'Strategizing public sector human resource management: the implications of working in networks', International Journal of Public Administration, vol. 35, no. 8, pp. 562-576.  [journal]


Beach, S, Keast, RL & Pickernell, D 2012 , 'Unpacking the connections between network and stakeholder management and their application to road infrastructure networks in Queensland', Public Management Review, vol. 14, no. 5, pp. 609-629.  [pdf] [journal]


Lauchs, M, Keast, RL & Le, V 2012, 'Social network analysis of terrorist networks: can it add value??, Pakistan Journal of Criminology, vol. 3, no. 3, pp. 21-32.  [pdf]


Lauchs, M, Keast, R & Chamberlain, D 2012, ' Resilience of a corrupt police network: the first and second jokes in Queensland'. Crime, Law and Social Change, vol. 57, no. 2, pp. 195-207[pdf]


Lauchs, M, Keast, RL & Yousefpour, N 2011, 'Corrupt police networks: uncovering hidden relationship patterns, functions and roles', Policing and Society: An International Journal of Research and Policy, vol. 21, no. 1, pp. 110-127.  [pdf]


Donnet, T, Keast, RL & Walker, A 2011, 'Fitting airport privatisation to purpose : aligning governance, time and management focus', European Journal of Transport and Infrastructure Research, vol. 11, no. 2, pp. 98-114.  [pdf]


Keast, RL 2011, 'Joined-up governance in Australia: how the past can inform the future', International Journal of Public Administration, vol. 34, no. 4, pp. 221-231.  [journal]


Beach, S, Brown, KA & Keast, RL 2010, 'How government agencies engage with stakeholders', Public Administration Today, vol. 21, pp. 34-41. [journal]


Clifton, N, Keast, RL, Pickernell, D & Senior, M 2010, 'Network structure, knowledge governance, and firm performance: evidence from innovation networks and SMEs in the UK', Growth and Change, vol. 41, no. 3, pp. 337-373. [journal]


Pickernell, D, Clifton, N, Keast, R & Senyard, J 2009, 'Extending the knowledge spillover theory of entrepreneurship for analysis of the Australian biotechnology sector', in L Landoli (ed), Proceedings of Technology-Driven Entrepreneurship: How Technology Shapes the Way Entrepreneurs Start and Run Their Business, Cardiff, United Kingdom.  [pdf]


Mandell, MP & Keast, RL 2008, 'Evaluating the effectiveness of interorganizational relations through networks: developing a framework for revised performance measures', Public Management Review, vol. 10, no. 6, pp. 715-731.  [journal]


Mandell, M & Keast, RL 2008 'Introduction to special symposium on measuring effectiveness of collaborative networks', Public Management Review, vol. 10, no. 6, pp. 687-698.  [journal]


Pickernell, D, O'Sullivan, D, Senyard, J & Keast, RL 2008, 'The role of festivals and special events in rural areas: the Welsh experience', Journal of Rural Enterprise and Management, vol. 4, no.2, pp. 44-61.


Pickernell, DG, Packham, G, Thomas, B & Keast, RL 2008, 'University challenge? Innovation policy and SMEs in Welch economic development policy', The International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Innovation, vol. 9, no. 1, pp. 51-62.  [journal]


Keast, RL & Hampson, KD 2007, ?Building and managing innovation networks in the construction industry?, Journal of Construction, Engineering and Management, vol. 133, no. 5, pp. 364-373.  [pdf]


Keast, R, Brown, KA & Mandell, MP 2007, 'Getting the right mix: unpacking integration meanings and strategies', International Public Management Journal, vol. 6, no. 3, pp. 363-371.  [pdf] [journal]


Mandell, MP & Keast, RL 2006, 'Evaluating network arrangements: toward revised performance measures', Public Performance and Management Review, vol. 30, no. 4, pp. 574-597.  [journal]


Hebbert, W, Keast, R & Mohanaak, K 2006, ?The strategic value of oscillating tie strength in technology clusters?, Innovation: Management, Policy & Practice, vol. 8, no. 4, pp. 322-377.  [pdf]


Keast, R, Brown, K & Mandell, MP 2006, ?Mixing state, market and network governance modes: the role of government in ?crowded? policy domains?, International Journal of Organization Theory and Behavior, vol. 9, no. 1, pp. 27-50.  [pdf]


Ryan, N, Head, B, Keast, RL & Brown, KA 2006, 'Engaging indigenous communities: towards a policy framework for indigenous community justice programmes', Social Policy & Administration, vol. 40, no. 3, pp. 304-321.  [pdf]


Keast, R & Brown, KA 2006, 'Adjusting to new ways of working: experiments with service delivery in the public sector', Australian Journal of Public Administration, vol. 65, no.4, pp. 41-53.  [pdf]


Keast, RL & Waterhouse, J 2006, 'Participatory evaluation: a missing component in the sustainable social change equation for public services', SC: Briefings in Entrepreneurial Finance, vol. 15, no. 1, pp. 23-35.  [pdf]


Brown, KA & Keast, RL 2005, 'Social services policy and delivery in Australia: centre-periphery mixes', Policy & Politics, vol. 33, no. 3, pp. 505-518.  [pdf]


Keast, RL, Mandell, M, Brown, KA & Woolcock, G 2004, 'Network structures: working differently and changing expectations', Public Administration Review, vol. 64, no. 3, pp. 363-371.  [pdf]


Brown, K & Keast, R 2003, ?Citizen-government engagement: community connection through networked arrangements?, Asian Journal of Public Administration, vol. 25, no. 1, pp. 107- 132.  [pdf]


Keast, R & Brown, K 2002, ?The government service delivery project: a case study of the push and pull of central government coordination?, Public Management Review, vol. 4, no. 4, pp. 439-459.  [pdf]


Keast, R 2001, ?Government service delivery framework: a new governance approach?, Journal of Contemporary Business and Government Issues vol. 7, no. 1, pp. 51-58. 


Loos, N & Keast, R 1992, ?The radical promise: the Aboriginal Christian co-operative movement?, Australian Historical Journal, vol. 25, no. 99, pp. 266-287.  [journal]


Hil, R & Keast, R 1992, ?Correctional shock: an insight into prison aversion programs for young people?, Transitions, vol. 38 pp. 38-41.


Keast, R 1991, ?A profile of Aboriginal and Islander prisoners in North Queensland?, Australian Institute of Criminology Conference Proceedings: Keeping People out of Prison. No. 11, pp. 243-252.  [pdf]


Keast, R 1985, ?Applying community development principles to the Wulguru district of Townsville?, Youth Affairs Journal of Australia vol. 3, no. 4, pp. 4-5.