Publications

2019

Ayentimi, D. T. and  J. Burgess (2019), ‘Is the fourth industrial revolution relevant to sub-Sahara Africa?’, Technology Analysis & Strategic Management 31, 6, 641-652.

Burgess, J., J. Connell and  A. Mcdonnell (2019), ‘Finding Their Voice: Call Centre Employees in a Continuous Service Delivery Context’, In: Teicher, J. & Donaghey, J. (eds.) Employee Voice at Work, 169-182,  Singapore: Springer.

Gekara, V., D. Snell, A. Molla, S. Karanasios and A. Thomas (2019), ‘Skilling the Australian Workforce for the Digital Economy. Research Report’, National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER).

Kelly, P., P. Campbell and  L. Howie (2019), Rethinking Young People’s Marginalisation: Beyond neo-Liberal Futures?, London: Routledge.

Kendrick, M. I., T. Bartram, J. Cavanagh and  J. Burgess (2019), ‘Role of strategic human resource management in crisis management in Australian greenfield hospital sites: a crisis management theory perspective’, Australian Health Review 43, 2, 157-164.

Muchiri, M., S. Shahid and  O. Ayoko (2019), ‘And now for something completely different: Reframing social processes of leadership theory using positive organisational behaviour’, Journal of Management & Organization, 1-5.

Wang, M., J. Burgess and  Y. Xiao (2019), ‘Literature analysis of the evaluation of public training programmes in the USA, Europe and China: Implications for the evaluation of farmer training programmes in China’, Pacific Economic Review 24, 1, 69-91.

Wang, Y., C. Ang, Z. Jiang and  C.-H. Wu (2019), ‘The role of trait extraversion in shaping proactive behavior: A multilevel examination of the impact of high-activated positive affect’, Personality and Individual Differences 136, 107-112.

De Ruyter, A., M. Brown and  J. Burgess (2019), ‘Gig Work and The Fourth Industrial Revolution: Conceptual and Regulatory Challenges’, Journal of International Affairs 72, 1, 37-50.

Kelly, P., P. Campbell, L. Harrison and C. Hickey (2019a), Young People and the Politics of Outrage and Hope, Boston: Brill.

Parker, S. K., Y. Wang and  J. Liao (2019), ‘When is proactivity wise? A review of factors that influence the individual outcomes of proactive behavior’, Annual Review of Organizational Psychology and Organizational Behavior 6, 221-248.

Duggan, S. (2019) Hacking the Future: Young people, digital disruption and the future of education, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

Duggan, S. (2019), ‘Examining ‘digital disruption’ as problem and purpose in Australian education policy’. International Education Journal: Comparative Perspectives, 18, 1, 111-127

Duggan, S. (2019) ‘Fixing Futures: Politics, citizenship, and radical policy interventions in Chicago Public Schools, in Duggan’, S., Finn, K., Gagnon, J., Gray, E., and Kelly, P. (Eds.) Social Justice in Times of Crisis and Hope, London: Peter Lang Publishers, 73-89

2018

Alfarran, A., J. Pyke and  P. Stanton (2018), ‘Institutional barriers to women’s employment in Saudi Arabia’, Equality, Diversity and Inclusion: An International Journal 37, 7, 713-727.

Ayentimi, D. T., J. Burgess and  K. Brown (2018), ‘A conceptual framework for international human resource management research in developing economies’, Asia Pacific Journal of Human Resources 56, 2, 216-237.

Ayentimi, D. T., J. Burgess and  K. Brown (2018), ‘HRM development in post-colonial societies: The challenges of advancing HRM practices in Ghana’, International Journal of Cross Cultural Management 18, 2, 125-147.

Ayentimi, D. T., J. Burgess and  K. Dayaram (2018), ‘Skilled labour shortage: a qualitative study of Ghana’s training and apprenticeship system’, Human Resource Development International 21, 5, 406-424.

Campbell, I. and  J. Burgess (2018), ‘Patchy progress? Two decades of research on precariousness and precarious work in Australia’, Labour & Industry: a journal of the social and economic relations of work 28, 1, 48-67.

Chhetri, P., V. Gekara, A. Manzoni and  A. Montague (2018), ‘Productivity benefits of employer-sponsored training: A study of the Australia transport and logistics industry’, Education + Training 60, 9, 1009-1025.

Dhakal, S., V. Prikshat, A. Nankervis and  J. Burgess (2018), The Transition from Graduation to Work: Challenges and Strategies in the Twenty-First Century Asia Pacific and Beyond, Berlin: Springer.

Dhakal, S. P., J. Connell and  J. Burgess (2018), ‘Inclusion and work: addressing the global challenges for youth employment’, Equality, Diversity and Inclusion: An International Journal 37, 2, 110-120.

Gekara, V. and  D. Snell (2018), ‘Designing and delivering skills transferability and employment mobility: the challenges of a market-driven vocational education and training system’, Journal of Vocational Education & Training 70, 1, 107-129.

Gekara, V. O. and  V. X. Thanh Nguyen (2018), ‘New technologies and the transformation of work and skills: a study of computerisation and automation of Australian container terminals’, New Technology, Work and Employment 33, 3, 219-233.

Gholami, R., A. Molla, S. Goswami and  C. Brewster (2018), ‘Green information systems use in social enterprise: the case of a community-led eco-localization website in the West Midlands region of the UK’, Information Systems Frontiers 20, 6, 1345-1361.

Karanasios, S., A. Molla and  M. Choi (2018). There is No Place Like Home: Online Community Displacement and Migration. Thirty Ninth International Conference on Information Systems. San Francisco.

Pham-Thai, N. T., A. J. Mcmurray, N. Muenjohn and  M. Muchiri (2018), ‘Job engagement in higher education’, Personnel Review 47, 4, 951-967.

Snell, D. (2018), ‘‘Just transition’? Conceptual challenges meet stark reality in a ‘transitioning’coal region in Australia’, Globalizations 15, 4, 550-564.

Snell, D. (2018), ‘Vocational education and the revitalisation of manufacturing in the United States’, Journal of Vocational Education & Training 71, 2, 239-259.

Verma, P., A. Nankervis, S. Priyono, N. Moh’d Saleh, J. Connell and  J. Burgess (2018), ‘Graduate work-readiness challenges in the Asia-Pacific region and the role of HRM’, Equality, Diversity and Inclusion: An International Journal 37, 2, 121-137.

Walumbwa, F. O., M. K. Muchiri, E. Misati, C. Wu and  M. Meiliani (2018), ‘Inspired to perform: A multilevel investigation of antecedents and consequences of thriving at work’, Journal of Organizational Behavior 39, 3, 249-261.

Wang, Y., C. H. Wu, S. K. Parker and  M. A. Griffin (2018), ‘Developing goal orientations conducive to learning and performance: An intervention study’, Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology 91, 4, 875-895

Leggat, S. G., P. Stanton, G. J. Bamber, T. Bartram, R. Gough, R. Ballardie, K. Germann and  A. Sohal (2018), ‘New development: 4P recommendations for implementing change, from research in hospitals’, Public Money & Management 38, 1, 45-50.

2017

Bamber, G. J., T. Bartram and P. Stanton (2017), ‘HRM and workplace innovations: formulating research questions’, Personnel Review 46, 7, 1216-1227.

Burgess, J., R. Cameron, S. Dhakal and  K. Brown (2017), ‘Introduction: Applicant work-readiness and graduate employability challenges in the Asia Pacific’, Transitions from Education to Work, 3-15,  United Kingdom: Routledge.

Collins, N., S. Jones, T. H. Nguyen and  P. Stanton (2017), ‘The contribution of human capital to a holistic response to climate change: learning from and for the Mekong Delta, Vietnam’, Asia Pacific Business Review 23, 2, 230-242.

Connell, J., J. Burgess and  P. Waring (2017), ‘Human Resource Management in City States: Dubai and Singapore’, Routledge Handbook of Human Resource Management in Asia, 355-372 United Kingdom: Routledge.

Cooper, V. and  A. Molla (2017), ‘Information systems absorptive capacity for environmentally driven IS‐enabled transformation’, Information Systems Journal 27, 4, 379-425.

Dhakal, S., J. Burgess, R. Cameron and  A. Nankervis (2017), ‘A comparative perspective on work-readiness challenges in the Asia Pacific Region’, Transitions from Education to Work, 223-235,  United Kingdom: Routledge.

Dhakal, S., A. Nankervis, J. Connell, S. Fitzgerald and  J. Burgess (2017), ‘Attracting and retaining personal care assistants into the Western Australia (WA) residential aged care sector’, Labour & Industry: a journal of the social and economic relations of work 27, 4, 333-349.

Kelly, P. and  J. Pike (2017), Neo-liberalism and austerity: The moral economies of young people’s health and well-being, London: Palgrave.

Loeser, F., J. Recker, J. V. Brocke, A. Molla and  R. Zarnekow (2017), ‘How IT executives create organizational benefits by translating environmental strategies into Green IS initiatives’, Information Systems Journal 27, 4, 503-553.

Montague, A., J. Connell and  B. Mumme (2017), ‘Graduate employability in Australia: Time for a VET and HE overhaul?’, In: Cameron, R., Dhakal, S. & Burgess, J. (eds.) Transitions from education to work: Workforce ready challenges in the Asia Pacific, 166-187.

Muenjohn, N., A. Montague, L. Hoare and  J. Zhang (2017), ‘Managerial Competencies Related to Soft Skills: An Investigation of Hotel Management in Asia’, Transcontinental Strategies for Industrial Development and Economic Growth, 266-278,  United States: IGI Global.

Sablok, G., P. Stanton, T. Bartram, J. Burgess and  B. Boyle (2017), ‘Human resource development practices, managers and multinational enterprises in Australia: thinking globally, acting locally’, Education + Training 59, 5, 483-501

2016

Montague, A., R. Larkin and  J. Burgess (2016), ‘Where was HRM? The crisis of public confidence in Australia’s banks’, Asia Pacific Human Resource Management and Organisational Effectiveness, 67-86,  United States: Elsevier.

Pape, M., P. Fairbrother and  D. Snell (2016), ‘Beyond the state: Shaping governance and development policy in an Australian region’, Regional Studies 50, 5, 909-921.

Nankervis, A. R., C. Rowley and  N. Salleh (2016), Asia Pacific HRM and organizational effectiveness: Implications for practice, London: Elsevier.

2010 to 2015

Gekara, V. O., D. Snell and  P. Chhetri (2015), ‘Are older workers ‘crowding out’the young?: a study of the Australian transport and logistics labour market’, Labour & Industry: a journal of the social and economic relations of work 25, 4, 321-336.

Kelly, P. and  A. Kamp (2015), A critical youth studies for the 21st century, Amsterdam/Boston: Brill.

Ayoko, O. B. and  M. Muchiri (2014), ‘Conflict at multiple levels: transformational leadership and followers' cultural orientation’, In: Ayoko, O., Ashkanasy, N. & Jehn, K. (eds.) Handbook of Conflict Management Research, 440-458.,  United Kingdom: Edward Elgar Publising.

Snell, D., D. Schmitt, A. Glavas and  L. Bamberry (2015), ‘Worker stress and the prospect of job loss in a fragmented organisation’, Qualitative Research in Organizations and Management: An International Journal 10, 1, 61-81.

Montague, A., J. Burgess and J. Connell (2015), ‘Attracting and retaining Australia’s aged care workers: developing policy and organisational responses’, Labour & Industry: a journal of the social and economic relations of work 25, 4, 293-305.

Connell, J. and  P. Stanton (2014), ‘Skills and the role of HRM: towards a research agenda for the Asia Pacific region’, Asia Pacific Journal of Human Resources 52, 1, 4-22.

Gekara, V. O., D. Snell, P. Chhetri and  A. Manzoni (2014), ‘Meeting skills needs in a market-based training system: a study of employer perceptions and responses to training challenges in the Australian transport and logistics industry’, Journal of Vocational Education & Training 66, 4, 491-505.

Bloor, M, Sampson, H and Gekara, V. O (2013), ‘Global governance of training standards in an outsourced labor force: The training double bind in seafarer license and certification assessments’, Regulation & Governance 8, no. 4, pp. 455–471

Gekara, V. O and Fairbrother, P (2013), ‘Managerial technologies and power relations: a study of the Australian waterfront’, New Technology, Work and Employment 28, 1, 51–65.

Berry, C. M., A. Kim, Y. Wang, R. Thompson and  W. H. Mobley (2013), ‘Five-Factor-Model employment-oriented personality measures and sex-based differential prediction of performance’, Applied Psychology: An International Review 63, 1, 13-43.

Kelly, P. (2013), The self as enterprise: Foucault and the spirit of 21st century capitalism, London: Routledge.

Nankervis, A. R., F. L. Cooke, S. R. Chatterjee and M. Warner (2013), New models of human resource management in China and India, London & New York: Routledge.

Montague, A. (2013), ‘Review of Australian higher education: an Australian policy perspective’, Policy Futures in Education 11, 6, 671-687.

Montague, A. (2013), ‘Vocational and skill shortages in V ietnamese manufacturing and service sectors, and some plausible solutions’, Asia Pacific Journal of Human Resources 51, 2, 208-227.

Walumbwa, F., A. Christensen and  M. Muchiri (2013), ‘Transformational leadership and meaningful work’, In: Dik, B., Byrne, Z. & Steger, M. (eds.) Purpose and Meaning in the Workplace, 197-215,  Washington DC: American Psychological Association.

Wang, Y., C.-H. Wu and  W. H. Mobley (2013), ‘The two facets of conscientiousness: interaction of achievement orientation and dependability in predicting managerial execution effectiveness’, Human Performance 26, 4, 275-296.

Snell, D. and  D. Schmitt (2012), ‘It's not easy being green’: electricity corporations and the transition to a low-carbon economy’, Competition & Change 16, 1, 1-19.

Muchiri, M. K. (2011), ‘Leadership in context: A review and research agenda for sub‐Saharan Africa’, Journal of occupational and organizational psychology 84, 3, 440-452.

Sampson, H, Gekara, VO & Bloor, M (2011), ‘Water-tight or sinking? A consideration of the standards of the contemporary assessment practices underpinning seafarer licence examinations and their implications for employers’, Maritime Policy & Management 38, 1, 81–92.

Gekara, VO, Bloor, M & Sampson, H (2011), ‘Computer-based assessment in safety-critical industries: the case of shipping’, Journal of Vocational Education & Training 63,1, 87–100.

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