Luke Houghton

Associate Professor | Griffith University

Luke Houghton


Dr Luke Houghton is the Academic Director Executive Education and Associate Professor in Management and Information Systems in the Griffith Business School in Griffith University. Luke is actively engaged in research in management problem solving with over 80 publications in this field. His research follows three key streams. The first stream looks at how framing and sensemaking influence problem-solving in messy management environments. The second stream is the feral information systems project which looks at the social, technical, and organisation impacts of workarounds. The third stream involves a study of communities of practice and technology use as well as the practices of blended learning in higher education contexts.

His main passion is thinking about how cognitive models (thinking patterns) affect the way we solve problems and make decisions. Luke has completed more than 20 research higher degrees with the great majority (16) of those being PhD candidates. He has also been published in top journals such as: Information Systems Journal, the Journal of Industrial Ecology, The Journal of the Operations Research Society as well as a host of other Q1 Scimago ranked publications.


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