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Dr Karyn Rastrick

Karyn Rastrick

Lecturer in Digital Business
Undergraduate and Graduate Convenor for Digital Business

Qualifications: BMS(Hons), PhD

About Karyn

Karyn Rastrick is a Digital Business Lecturer at the Waikato Management School.  She holds a PhD and BMS (Hons) from Waikato.  Her research interests include how digital business systems develop and evolve. Key research focuses are the area of social media, critical incidents and digital health solutions.

Papers Taught

Research Supervised

Current PhD Supervision

  • Heidi Lu “An Exploration of Cloud-based Technologies in Enhancing Emergency Management Capabilities”
  • Arafat Alshawaf "The Use of Social Networking Technologies for Home-Based Business: The Case of Saudi Arabian Female Entrepreneurs"

Past PhD Supervision

  • Debashish Mandal (2015) “Social Media Adoption By Micro Businesses”

Recent Publications

  • Mandal, D., McQueen, R., Dillon, S. M., & Rastrick, K. (2017). The influence of small enterprise owner personality traits on Facebook use. Small Enterprise Research, 24(2), 120-131. doi:10.1080/13215906.2017.1338194

  • Lu, Y., Dillon, S., Rastrick, K., & Vossen, G. (2017). Assessing the perceived value of cloud-based technologies in natural disasters. In 4th International Conference on Information and Communication Technologies for Disaster Management. Munster, Germany.

  • Rastrick, K., Stahl, F., Vossen, G., & Dillon, S. (2015). WiPo for SAR: Taking the web in your pocket when doing search and rescue in New Zealand. International Journal of Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management, 7(4), 46-66. doi:10.4018/IJISCRAM.2015100103

  • Dillon, S., Rastrick, K., Stahl, F., & Vossen, G. (2014). Cases for the web in the pocket (WiPo): Surviving offline with online data. International Journal of Information Technology and Web Engineering, 9(3), 20 pages.

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Contact Details

Email: karyn@waikato.ac.nz
Room: MSB.2.32E
Phone: +64 7 838 4207