Professor Jo Barraket

Director, CSI Swinburne

Professor Jo Barraket is Director of the Centre for Social Impact Swinburne, where she commenced in April 2014. Prior to this, she was Associate Professor of Social Enterprise at the Australian Centre for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Studies at Queensland University of Technology.

Jo is a leading researcher in the areas of social enterprise, social innovation and relationships between governments and the third sector in social policy development. She has more than 40 publications in these areas and was the editor of the book, Strategic Issues for the Not for Profit Sector, published by UNSW Press in 2008. Her work has contributed to policy development and practice in social investment and social enterprise development. Based on her expertise in these areas, Professor Barraket has recently been national expert adviser to the OECD on two projects related to the social economy and socio-economic participation. She has led a large number of grant funded and commissioned research, including national competitive grants funded by the Australian Research Council and projects funded by corporate and private philanthropy, and state and local governments.

jbarraket@swin.edu.au
03 9214 3881

Publications by Professor Jo Barraket

Barth, S., Barraket, J., Luke, B. & McLaughlin, J. (2015) Acquaintance or Partner? Social Economy Organisations, Institutional Logics and Regional Development in Australia, Entrepreneurship and Regional Development DOI10.1080/08985626.2015.1030458 [ABDC A]

Furneaux, C. and Barraket, J. (2014) Purchasing social good(s): A definition and typology of social procurement, Public Money and Management 34 (4): 265-272 [ABDC A]

Barraket, J., Keast, R. & Newton, C. (2014) 'Spontaneous Volunteering' in M. Oppenheimer & J. Warburton (eds) Volunteering in Australia. Annandale: The Federation Press

Luke, B., Barraket, J. & Eversole, R. (2013) Measuring value versus valuing measures: Evaluating performance of social enterprise, Qualitative Research in Accounting and Management 10 (3/4) 234-258. [ABDC B]

Miles, M. P., Verreynne, M-L., Luke, B., Eversole, R. & Barraket, J. (2013) The Relationship of Entrepreneurial Orientation, Vincentian Values and Economic and Social Performance in Social Enterprise, Review of Business Research 33 (2), 91-102. [ABDC C]

Eversole, R., Barraket, J. & Luke, B. (2013) Social enterprises in rural community development, Community Development Journal DOI 10.1093/cdj/bst030 [ABDC B]

Campin, S., Barraket, J., & Luke, B. (2013) micro-Business Community Responsibility in Australia: Approaches, Motivations and Barriers, Journal of Business Ethics, 115 (3), 489-513[ABDC A]

Barraket, J. (2013) Fostering wellbeing of immigrants and refugees? Evaluating the outcomes of work integration social enterprise in S. Denny and F. Seddon (eds) Social Enterprise Accountability and Evaluation Around the World. Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge, pp 102-119

Barraket, J. & Yousefpour, N. (2013) Evaluation and social impact measurement amongst small to medium social enterprises: process, purpose and value. Australian Journal of Public Administration 72 (4): 447-458 [ABDC A]

Barraket, J. & Furneaux, C. (2012) Social Innovation and Social Enterprise: Evidence from Australia. In F. Hans-Werner, J. Hochgerner, & J. Howaldt (eds) Challenge: social innovation Springer, pp. 215-237

Ling, S., Barraket, J., Luke, B. & McLaughlin, J. (in press) Acquaintance or Partner? Social Economy Organisations, Institutional Logics and Regional Development in Australia, Entrepreneurship and Regional Development DOI 10.1080/08985626.2015.1030458 (ABDC A)

Postgraduate Supervision

Truong Tuan Anh - How small and medium enterprises embrace "creating shared value" strategy successfully

Open for supervision in areas related to social enterprise, social innovation, social economy, and the role of the third sector in social policy

Back to Our People

Related Links

Media Release: More Australians Online, But More Work to be Done

Tuesday, 1 August, 2017 Online participation is increasing across Australia, however gaps continue to exist between those who are digitally ...

Read More

CSI Responds to the recent news that the contract of ACNC Commissioner Susan Pascoe AM will not be renewed

 Like many social sector organisations, we were surprised to learn on Thursday that the contract of Australian Charities and Not-for-Profits ...

Read More

CSI Swinburne secures Significant ARC Linkage Grant

The Centre for Social Impact today announced that CSI Swinburne would receive $165,000 in funds from an Australian Research Council ...

Read More

CSI Swinburne Partners with Vanguard Laundry Services

CSI Swinburne is pleased to be partnering with Vanguard Laundry Services to undertake a unique evaluation partnership. The project will ...

Read More

Giving Australia 2016

The Giving Australia 2016 launch took place today at Parliament House in Canberra marking the release of the largest ever ...

Read More

Kildonan Gift Powers Research for Community Sector Innovation

Kildonan UnitingCare celebrated 135 years of service to the community in a celebration themed `Closer, Bolder, Stronger’ on November 30 ...

Read More

Social Enterprise Development and Investment Funds Evaluation Report launched

The evaluation report of the Social Enterprise Development and Investment Funds (SEDIF) evaluation report has been published today, presenting the ...

Read More

Media release: Improving Digital Ability Key to Boosting Digital Inclusion

Today's release of the first Australian Digital Inclusion Index shows that while digital inclusion is improving, digital ability - which ...

Read More

CEO Update - July 2016

One of the areas that CSI is leading the way in high quality social impact research is in exploring the ...

Read More

Media release: Agility and dynamism the key to WA’s social enterprises

The Centre for Social Impact has published its fourth report as part of the Bankwest Foundation Social Impact Series. Titled ...

Read More

Australian Digital Inclusion Index Launched

A research project that aims to capture the extent of digital inclusion in Australia was launched in Melbourne today. Called ...

Read More

CSI Swinburne Partners on Giving Australia 2015

CSI Swinburne has just begun working on a project sponsored by the Prime Minister’s Business Community Partnership. This project is ...

Read More

Financial resilience of WA’s emerging social enterprise sector under the spotlight

A recent report into social enterprise sustainability has identified the challenges this emerging sector faces in striking the right balance ...

Read More

Media Release: CSI Swinburne & Kildonan UnitingCare partner to tackle financial hardship

The Centre for Social Impact (CSI) Swinburne has been commissioned by Kildonan UnitingCare to develop and implement the evaluation framework ...

Read More

Swinburne and Kildonan UnitingCare partner to tackle financial hardship

Swinburne and Kildonan UnitingCare partner to tackle financial hardship The Centre for Social Impact (CSI) Swinburne has been commissioned by ...

Read More

Make Change Matter

Learn

Know

Sign In or Register