Steven Hitchcock

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BCS (Hons); MMS (Hons); PhD (Arizona State University)
Lecturer

Rm 4104
H70 - Abercrombie Building
The University of Sydney
NSW 2006 Australia

Telephone +61 2 8627 5871
steven.hitchcock@sydney.edu.au

Bio

Steven is a Lecturer in the Discipline of International Business at the University of Sydney Business School. Prior to joining The University of Sydney in 2016, Steven was a Graduate Associate at The Hugh Downs School of Human Communication at Arizona State University where he received his PhD in Organizational Communication. Steven has a Bachelor of Communication Studies with First Class Honors in Public Relations and Media Studies, from the University of Waikato. Steven also has a Master of Management Studies with First Class Honors, in Management Communication from The University of Waikato.

Steven’s primary stream of research examines the discourse of, and practice surrounding, aged and generational narratives in the workplace. Steven is particularly interested in the perspectives of young professionals whose voices often go unattended in organizations, the popular press, and in scholarship.

Steven’s second stream of research focusses on engagement in undergraduate education. Steven has a particular interest in processes of unit development via the likes of innovative teaching practice, and narrative-based instruction.

Selected publications

2013

Journal Article

Corman S, and Hitchcock S (2013) Media Use and Source Trust among Muslims in Seven Countries: Results of a Large Random Sample Survey Journal of Strategic Security, 6 (4), 25-43. [More Information]

Recent Units Taught

  • BUSS1000 Future of Business

  • BUSS3110 Industry and Community Project

  • MIBS6001 Global Business Environment

Newsroom articles

  • Steven Hitchcock on ABC Radio Sydney 12 Oct 2018

    ABC Radio Sydney

    ABC Radio Sydney interviewed Dr Steven Hitchcock from the Business School about generational categories in business, a topic he will present as part of the University of Sydney’s Raising the Bar event next week.

  • Millennials at work don’t see themselves as millennials 06 Apr 2017

    Sydney Business Insights

    Sydney Business Insights republished an article authored by Steven Hitchcock about the self-perception of millennials in the workplace. He was also interviewed about the topic on 6PR Perth.

  • Steven Hitchcock on 666 ABC Canberra and triple j 15 Jun 2016

    666 ABC Canberra, triple j

    Dr Steven Hitchcock was interviewed on 666 ABC Canberra and triple j about his research that found young professionals are reluctant to identify themselves in terms of generational differences in the workplace.

  • Gen Y and millennial 'myths' busted by research 15 Jun 2016

    Stuff (NZ)

    Stuff (New Zealand) reported Dr Steven Hitchcock has conducted research on the experience of young professionals in the workplace that found Generation Y is reluctant to see itself in terms of generational differences.

  • Gen Y and millennial 'myths' busted by University of Sydney research 13 Jun 2016

    The Sydney Morning Herald, Age, Brisbane Times, Newcastle Herald, Illawarra Mercury

    The Sydney Morning Herald, Age, Brisbane Times, Newcastle Herald and Illawarra Mercury reported Dr Steven Hitchcock has conducted research on the experience of young professionals in the workplace that Generation Y is reluctant to see itself in terms of generational differences.

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