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DR Rachelle Bosua


  • Content management systems (CMS) and knowledge sharing
  • Flexible and mobile work (telework), individual and team productivity and wellbeing
  • Knowledge Management, knowledge creation, sharing and transfer
  • Knowledge Strategy, knowledge management in teams, knowledge retention
  • Secure knowledge management, social networks, social media and knowledge sharing
  • Social networks and innovation in SMEs
  • Virtual teamwork and knowledge sharing



  • Dr Rachelle Bosua is a Honorary Senior Fellow in the School of Computing and Information Systems in the School of Engineering at The University of Melbourne.

    Research interests are varied and include IT-related aspects in terms of the following:
    - Knowledge strategy and knowledge management
    - Knowledge creation, sharing, transfer, codification and reuse
    - Knowledge management and innovation
    - Knowledge leakage and retention
    - Flexible and mobile work (telework), productivity and wellbeing
    - Social networks, social media and knowledge sharing


Member of

  • Victoria Women in Computing. Member 2000 -


Selected publications


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Education and training

  • GCUT, University of Melbourne 2010
  • GCUT, University of Melbourne 2010
  • PhD, University of Melbourne 2008
  • MSc(IS & SE), University of South Africa 1988
  • BSc(honours), University of South Africa 1983
  • BSc, University of Pretoria 1978

Awards and honors

  • Masters Distinction, The University of South Africa, 1988



Available for supervision

  • Y

Supervision Statement

  • I currently supervise a number of Masters and PhD students with topics that include:
    Knowledge sharing and information transfer in different contexts, Knowledge strategy in workgroups, ICT support for Knowledge sharing and reuse
    Secure knowledge management, Knowledge retention, Incentives to encourage knowledge codification, Transactive Memory Systems and virtual teamwork,
    Social networks, social media and knowledge sharing and the use of Enterprise Content Management Systems (ECMS)