The Extraordinary Think And Do (TANDO) Tank
Michael Hough (2001)
tandofellow@tando.org
Expertise
developing business excellence in the services sectors
organizational ethics
project & risk management in the services sectors
the impact of new technology on organizational behavior
Bio

Dr. Michael Hough is a professorial fellow at the University of Wollongong, where he works in the Sydney Business School and in the Australian Centre for Educational Leadership. Dr. Hough was appointed from Riverina College of Advanced Education to the then Institute of Advanced Education of the University of Wollongong in 1981 as foundation head of the School of Industrial and Administrative Studies. He built the school into a thriving academic unit, offering sub degree, degree, and post-graduate qualifications in management, administration, and industrial studies. Professor Hough writes and publishes actively. He was the academic developer of the Australian Public Sector Management course and was also the academic director of the NSW Police Command Development program. He is the foundation chairman of the board of the Illawarra ITeC, which is an Australian government-funded regional organization providing services such as long term unemployed skill development training, small business development, and Aboriginal job creation services. He is an active Rotarian of more than 25 years’ service, is a member of the Rotary Club of Wollongong, and currently serves as a director of that club. He has been a Rotary Club president (twice) and is a Paul Harris Fellow (sapphire pin). He has served as the event coordinator of the annual “Wings Over Illawarra” (WOI) air shows at Illawarra Regional Airport since 2007. Professor Hough has a long history of military service and holds the rank of lieutenant colonel (retired). His service included command of the University of NSW Regiment. Lieutenant Colonel Hough also saw service in South Vietnam with the Australian Army Armoured Corps, and is a qualified military parachutist. He has been awarded two military decorations by the Australian government in recognition of his service in the Australian army. Professor Hough was Wollongong’s Citizen of the Year in 2004. This was followed by his appointment as a member of the Order of Australia (General Division) in 2006.  Hough is also President of the Royal United Services Institute NSW Australia.

All Fellows
Kaisa Still
Liz Brailsford
Shunsuke Managi
Manhar Singh
Sharif Uddin Ahmed Rana
Mohan Nair
Steven T. Walsh
Nathan “Nth” Bar-Fields
Sahil Gupta
T.W. Kang
David Wimberly
Russell Kalmacoff
Ruzanna Tarverdyan
Finn Kydland
Manuel Heitor
Paul M. Joyal
Keenan D. Grenell
John Sibley Butler (1989)
Art Markman (2005)
John N. Doggett (1989)
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