Tambian Ambang (HoD)

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Lecturer
Department of Health Management

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QUALIFICATIONS

  • 1. Master of Commerce in Management - University of Otago, Dunedin, NZ
  • 2. Postgraduate Diploma of Commerce - University of Otago, Dunedin, NZ
  • 3. Graduate Diploma of Business Management - Otago, Dunedin, NZ
  • 4. Master of Administrative Leadership in Health Administration - University of New England (UNE), Armidale, Australia
  • 5. Bachelor of Administrative Leadership in Health Administration - University of New England (UNE), Armidale, Australia
  • 6. Certificate of Development Project Planning - PNG Institute of Public Administration, PNG
  • 7. Diploma of Health Education - UOG, PNG
  • 8. Diploma of Applied Health Science (Environment Health) - CAHS, PNG
  • 9. Royal Society of Health Diploma of Public Health Inspectors - CAHS/RSH, PNG

 

TEACHING

Tabian joined DWU in 2007 and taught management units in the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences and Business and Informatics. Currently undertaking PhD studies at La Trobe University in Melbourne, Australia.

 

WORK EXPERIENCE

Tabian Ambang has worked for the Provincial and District Health Services in PNG as an Environmental Health Officer, Health Educator and Health Program Manager before joining DWU in 2007. At DWU, he teaches management units in the Faculties of Health and Business and Informatics. Records of employment are as follows:

  • * Teaching & undertaking doctoral studies - Divine Word University (2007 to current)
  • * Overseas studies (2001 to 2006)
  • * Acting District Health Manager – South Fly District, Western Provincial Health Administration, Daru Western Province (2000)
  • * District Environmental Health Officer – South Fly District, Western Provincial Health Administration, Daru Western Province, (1998 to 1999)
  • * Environmental Health Officer (including Health Education duties), Gulf Provincial Health Services, Kerema Town, Gulf province, (1996 to 1997)
  • * Environmental Health Officer, Gulf Provincial Health Services, Kerema Town, Gulf province (1991 to 1994)

 

RESEARCH

Research interests are in organisational management, human resource management, strategic management and goverance and leadership.

 

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

  • * UNE Alumni Association
  • * Otago Alumni Association
  • * PNG Australian Alumni Association
  • * PNG NZ Alumni Association

 

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

Ambang, T. (2006). The relations between indigenous and Western leadership systems at the local level in the contemporary governance systems of Papua New Guinea, A thesis submitted for the Master of Commerce (Management)., University of Otago, Central Library Special Reference Collection, New Zealand.

Ambang, T. (2007). Re-defining the role of tribal leadership in the contemporary governance systems of Papua New Guinea, Contemporary PNG Studies, DWU Research Journal, Vol. 7, pp. 87-99.

Ambang, T. (2008). The implications of not involving Indigenous Leadership in the Local Level Government Structure in Papua New Guinea, Contemporary PNG Studies, DWU Research Journal, Vol. 8, pp. 15-28.

Ambang, T. (2009). The challenges of contemporary management in Papua New Guinea. Managerial view on how organizations in PNG are responding to the management trend at the global level, Contemporary PNG Studies; DWU Research Journal, Vol. 10, pp. 3-15.

Ambang, T. (2010). The implications of global management trend in the contemporary business environment on organisations in Papua New Guinea. Contemporary PNG Studies, DWU Research Journal, Vol. 12, pp. 81- 94.

Ambang, T. (2011).The influences of climate change on organizational management and the responses of the selected organizations in Papua New Guinea. Contemporary PNG Studies, DWU Research Journal, pp. 54-66.

Ambang, T. (2012). Progress and the challenges of implementing PNG Vision 2050: Reflections from Human Development Index ranking for 2011–2012 Contemporary PNG Studies: DWU Research Journal Volume 17, November 2012, pp. 83-93.

Ambang, T. (2012). Implementation of the National Health Plan in the PNG decentralised health system Contemporary PNG Studies: DWU Research Journal Volume 22, May 2015, pp. 105-118.