Leadership and Organisational Effectiveness Research Network (LOERN)

Our aims

The Leadership and Organisational Effectiveness Research Network (LOERN) undertakes cutting-edge research and evidence-based consulting in leadership and organisational effectiveness. The group aims to transform leaders and employees into the next generation of organisational champions with unique competitive advantages, better well-being, and strong ethics.

Our expertise

We bring together experts from different departments of Monash Business School and leading experts around the world to deliver analysis and training on how effective leadership and workplace practices influence organisational performance, social justice, business ethics, sustainability, and well-being. By combining leading academic research with contemporary organisational practice, we provide an evidence-based approach to enhancing organisational effectiveness.

Our research and services

The LOERN provides consultancy, research, training, and education customised to the needs of organisations. We have a proven track record in partnering with large corporations, government bodies, and various non-profit organisations:

  • To enhance leadership and organisational effectiveness;
  • To develop effective workplace relationships among leaders and employees to enhance individual, team, and organisational outcomes;
  • To deliver high-quality training, industry forums, and conferences that develop workforce capability for future challenges;
  • To inform business policies and practices that can contribute to workplace wellbeing, innovation, sustainability and ethics.

Group members


  • Associate Professor Herman Tse, Department of Management
  • Dr Jeff Shao, Department of Management

Core members

  • Dr Nathan Eva, Department of Management
  • Associate Professor Dennis Fehrenbacher, Department of Accounting
  • Associate Professor Gerri Spassova, Department of Marketing
  • Dr Zen Goh, Department of Management
  • Dr Jun Gu, Department of Management
  • Associate Professor Pitosh Heyden, Department of Management
  • Associate Professor Kohyar Kiazad, Department of Management

Affiliated PhD students

  • Adam Robertson, Department of Management
  • Tam Nguyen, Department of Management