Gavin John Nicholson

School: The Business School
Department: Management
Position: Lecturer
Location: RMIT Saigon South
ORCID: 0000-0003-0090-8556

Dr. Gavin has significant industry experience in both the public and private sectors that consists of a broad range of expertise in strategic business planning and development, management, leadership, commercial analysis, project management, stakeholder management services and Corporate Governance. He is now a Senior Lecturer (Assistant Professor) with teaching experience for students at MBA and Undergraduate level in Australian, Malaysian, Chinese, Thai and French Universities and International Business Schools.

  • Certificate of Digital HRM - AIHR (2022) (Artificial Intelligence for Human Resources) Rotterdam, Netherlands.
  • Doctor of Business Administration Victoria University Australia (2018)  - Thesis: Succession Planning Management: A Case study of Vietnamese family-owned business in Australia
  • Master Business Management - Victoria University Australia (2011)
  • Graduate Certificate - Applied Business, Swinburne University Australia (2010)
  • Diploma: Business, Swinburne College Australia (2009)

Human Resources Management

  • Organisational Behaviour
  • Change Management
  • Leadership and Management
  • Digitalisation

  • Oanh, V., Alonso, A., Thanh, T., Nicholson, G. (2023). Illuminating the dark kitchen business model – A knowledge-based perspective from the supply side. Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Management, vol. 55, p. 318 – 331
  • Thi Kim Vu, O., Alonso, A., Bressan, A., Tran, L., Tran, T., Nicholson, G. (2023). Is the cooking profession still ‘hot’? A qualitative cross-national study of chefs’ career perceptions. Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Management, vol. 54, p. 255-267 
  • Nicholson, G., Kongthaewtong, P. (2021). Thai Generation Z: The evolving paradigm of Leadership in the Kingdom of Thailand. International Journal of Business and Social Science, vol. 12, no.8, p. 1-16
  • Suttipun, M., Nicholson, G. (2020). Relationship between Risk Management Disclosures and Financial Performance of Listed Companies in Thailand. Academy of Accounting and Financial Studies Journal, vol. 24, no. 4. pg. 1-11,
  • Nicholson, G. (2018). Succession Planning Management: A Case study of Vietnamese family-owned Business in Australia. Other Degree thesis, Victoria University

  • Australian Military
  • Australian Government
  • Executive Recruitment
  • Education
  • Corporate Training and Consulting

  • NSW Police Service
  • Australian Government Agencies: Customs and Border Protection, Medicare, Department of Health and Ageing
  • Corporate Consulting and Training - Singapore, China, Malaysia, Hong Kong
  • Academia: Victoria University (Melbourne and Sydney, University of Sydney Business School, Southern Cross University, Swinburne University, Latrobe University, Australian Institute of Management, Prince of Songkla University and Naresuan University Thailand, Skema International Business School Suzhou China, Sunway College Malaysia