Core Members

Core Members

Core Members

María Florencia Amigó

Academic Director of PACE, Faculty of Arts

María Florencia Amigó

Areas of Expertise:
  • Child labour in the developing world
  • Higher education, employability and work-based learning
  • Academic work and identities
  • Migrant labour
  • Future of work
  • Youth and employment

Dr Matthew Bailey

Department of Modern History, Politics and International Relations

Matthew Bailey

Areas of Expertise:
  • Retail history
  • Urban history
  • Consumerism
  • Disruption, innovation and adoption in historical contexts
  • Business knowledge transfer

Associate Professor Nikola Balnave

Department of Management, Macquarie Business School

Nikola Balnave

Areas of Expertise:
  • Business and labour history
  • Co-operatives
  • Industrial relations
  • Welfarism

Dr Sarah Bankins

Department of Marketing, Macquarie Business School

Sarah Bankins

Areas of Expertise:
  • Employee-employer psychological contracts
  • Artificial intelligence and emerging technologies at work
  • Future of work
  • Innovation champions

Associate Professor Chris Baumann

Department of Marketing, Macquarie Business School

Chris Baumann

Areas of Expertise:
  • Customer loyalty
  • Competitiveness
  • Ethnic marketing
  • Brand management
  • Marketing & management education

Dr Rohan Best

Department of Economics

Rohan Best

Areas of Expertise:
  • Unemployment across Australian regions
  • Renewable energy
  • Household and business energy use

Dr Catherine Bishop

Centre For Workforce Futures

Catherine Bishop

Areas of Expertise:
  • History of Australian and New Zealand businesswomen
  • 20th century businesswomen’s associations
  • World Youth Forum history
  • Biography

Associate Professor Yvette Blount

Department of Accounting & Corporate Governance, Macquarie Business School

Yvette Blount

Areas of Expertise:
  • Research Coordinator for the Australian Anywhere Working Research Network
  • Anywhere working (telework, telecommuting, flexible work, future of work)
  • Telehealth and the implications for workers (clinicians)
  • Technology in learning and teaching
  • Cyber-security: governance and risk mitigation

Associate Professor Yvonne Breyer

Macquarie Business School

Yvonne Breyer

Areas of Expertise:
  • Global online learning
  • Digital technologies in education
  • Management education
  • Sustainability education
  • Applied linguistics

Dr. Andrew Burridge

Department of Geography and Planning

Andrew Burridge

Area of Expertise:
  • Refugees and asylum seekers
  • Migration and mobility
  • Refugee settlement and economic participation
  • International borders and boundaries
  • Precarity

Dr Frances Chang

Department of Management, Macquarie Business School

Frances Chang

Areas of Expertise:
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Small and medium-sized enterprises
  • Social networks
  • Innovation and new venture management
  • International entrepreneurs

Dr Meena Chavan

Department of Management, Macquarie Business School

Meena Chavan

Areas of Expertise:
  • International Business Strategy and Management
  • Strategic Management
  • Cross Cultural Management
  • Change Management
  • Diversity Management
  • Small Business & Entrepreneurship
  • Sustainability and the Environment
  • Operations Management
  • Quality Management

Professor Francesco Chirico

Department of Management, Macquarie Business School

Francesco Chirico

Areas of Expertise:
  • Resource management
  • Innovation
  • Acquisition and divestiture strategies
  • Family firms

Dr Nour Dados

Centre for Workforce Futures, Macquarie University

Nour Dados

Areas of Expertise:
  • Labour insecurity and precarious employment, particularly in higher education
  • Neoliberalism, and institutional and social change
  • Precarious employment and gender inequality
  • Social theory and sociology of knowledge
  • Colonialism and postcolonial sociologies

Professor Jean-Philippe Deranty

Department of Philosophy, Faculty of Arts

Jean-Philippe Deranty

Areas of Expertise:
  • The case for and against work
  • Paradoxes of equality
  • The iconography of political concepts

Dr Marika Franklin

Centre for Workforce Futures, Macquarie University

Marika Franklin

Areas of Expertise:
  • Bourdieu’s theory of practice, applied to health
  • Person-centred care
  • Chronic conditions
  • Self-management, self-management support and goal-setting
  • Patient-professional interactions
  • Siblings of a young person with cancer, mental illness, or disability
  • Migrant Ageing
  • Qualitative Research

Professor Fei Guo

Department of Management, Macquarie Business School

Fei Guo

Areas of Expertise:
  • Demographic change and migration
  • Skilled and student migration and labour market
  • Social stratification of migrant communities
  • Demography of contemporary China
  • Fertility behaviour of migrants
  • Population and housing markets
  • Internationalisation of highly skilled professionals

Honorary Professor Ian Hampson

Ian Hampson

Areas of Expertise:
  • Politics
  • Industrial relations
  • Training policy
  • Skills recognition
  • Remuneration and performance management

Professor Norma Harrison

Department of Management, Faculty of Business and Economics

Norma Harrison

Areas of Expertise:
  • Innovation and technology management
  • sustainable supply chains
  • performance improvement and best practices

Guogui Huang

Guogui Huang

Areas of expertise:
  • Population ageing and its socioeconomic consequences
  • Ageing and well-being
  • Aged care provision
  • Quality of later life
  • Health inequality and healthy life expectancy
  • Elderly health improvement

Dr Stephanie Huang

Department of Marketing, Macquarie Business School

Stephanie Huang

Areas of Expertise:
  • Luxury marketing and brand engagement by consumers in cross-cultural environment
  • Dynamics of trust and distrust in business relationships
  • Understanding and managing dynamics of business relationships and networks
  • Developing and applying interpretive research methodologies for process research
  • Cross-cultural studies
  • Sports marketing and communications

Professor Daryll Hull

Director, Centre for Workforce Futures (CWF)

Professor Daryll Hull

Areas of Expertise:
  • Workplace productivity, workplace leadership
  • Employee engagement
  • Collaboration strategies
  • Industrial relations

Dr Rob Jack

Department of Management, Macquarie Business School

Robert Jack

Areas of Expertise:
  • International business case study research
  • Firm internationalisation strategies
  • Entry modes of firms
  • Product composition and firm internationalisation
  • Internationalisation strategies of emerging market multinationals
  • The 'born global' firm

Dr Senia Kalfa

Department of Management, Macquarie Business School

Senia Kalfa

Areas of Expertise:
  • Organisation Studies
  • Managerialism in academia
  • Management practices
  • Employee voice

Associate Professor Anna Krzeminska

Department of Management

Anna Krzeminska

Areas of Expertise:
  • Strategic management of social impact
  • (Social) Entrepreneurship
  • Neurodiversity and autism employment

Associate Professor Kate Lloyd

Department of Geography and Planning, Faculty of Arts

Kate Lloyd

Areas of Expertise:
  • Higher education, employability and work-based learning
  • Social networks for employability
  • Service learning
  • Co-production of knowledges

Dr Candy (Ying) Lu

Department of Management, Macquarie Business School

Candy (Ying) Lu

Areas of Expertise:
  • International management
  • Human resource management in emerging markets
  • Integration of immigrant professionals in workplace
  • Occupational health and safety (OHS) in mining industry

Associate Professor Erik Lundmark

Department of Management, Macquarie Business School

Erik Lundmark

Areas of Expertise:
  • Evolutionary perspectives on entrepreneurship
  • Entrepreneurship discourse and conceptualisations
  • New firm and market development (the liability of newness)

Dr Craig MacMillan

Department of Economics

Craig MacMillan

Areas of Expertise:
  • Labour economics, specifically with institutionalist approaches to the study of labour markets

Emeritus Professor Raymond Markey

Immediate Past Director, Centre for Workforce Futures (CWF)

Ray Markey

Areas of Expertise:
  • International comparative employment relations systems
  • Employee voice and participation
  • Occupational health and safety and employee well-being
  • Work/life and work/family balance
  • Australian and international comparative labour history

Dr Salut Muhidin

Department of Management, Macquarie Business School

Salut Muhidin

Areas of Expertise:
  • Business Demographics
  • Labour market forecasting
  • Ageing population and pension
  • Health inequality and closing the gap
  • Migration and skilled labour
  • Regional economic development
  • Education and human development

Professor Pundarik Mukhopadhaya

Department of Economics, Macquarie Business School

Pundarik Mukhopadhaya

Areas of Expertise:
  • Equity and justice
  • Gender disparity in multiple dimensions
  • Old age security
  • Labour market regulations

Professor Nick Parr

Department of Management, Macquarie Business School

Nick Parr

Areas of Expertise:
  • Demography and the workforce
  • Fertility and family formation
  • Migrants in Australia
  • Statistical demography
  • Family policies
  • Demographic projections

Professor Ingrid Piller

Department of Linguistics, Faculty of Human Sciences

Ingrid Piller

Areas of Expertise:
  • applied sociolinguistics
  • intercultural communication
  • language learning
  • multilingualism
  • bilingual education

Dr Troy Sarina

Department of Management, Macquarie Business School
Areas of Expertise:
  • Employment relations
  • Employee participation and non-union voice
  • Workplace Law
  • Change management

Professor Nicholas Smith

Department of Philosophy, Faculty of Arts

Nicholas Smith

Areas of Expertise:
  • 'Applying the Ethics of Recognition: Work and the Social Bond' (with Jean-Philippe Deranty)
  • 'Work and Self-Development: A Philosophical Reappraisal' (with Jean-Philippe Deranty, Christophe Dejours and Emmanuel Renault)
  • modern European Philosophy
  • social and political philosophy
  • theories of subjectivity
  • religion and modernity

Associate Professor Lan Snell

Macquarie Business School

Lan Snell

Areas of Expertise:
  • Services marketing, transformational service research (TSR)
  • Health marketing
  • Service quality and satisfaction
  • Emotional intelligence, entrepreneurial orientation

Professor Lucy Taksa

Director, Centre for Workforce Futures (CWF)

Prof. Lucy Taksa

Areas of Research:
  • Management and management education
  • Work organisation, workers and workplace cultures
  • Migrant employment
  • Diversity Management
  • Gender and cultural identity
  • Representations of women leaders
  • Labour, management and workplace health and safety history
Areas of Expertise:
  • Research and research grant assessment
  • Diversity Management research, policy and strategy assessment
  • Assessment of discrimination/harassment/professional misconduct claims
  • Leadership and Management in Higher Education
  • Organisational Reviews, Quality Audits, Policy Formulation and Strategic Planning in Higher Education and Government
  • Organisational change
  • Selection, Recruitment & Promotion in Higher Education, the Public and NFP Sectors
  • Management and interpretation of cultural and material heritage policy/strategy formulation and implementation

Professor Louise Thornthwaite

Department of Management, Macquarie Business School

Louise Thornthwaite

Areas of Expertise:
  • Human resource management
  • Industrial relations
  • Employment law
  • Discrimination law
  • Public Sector Management
  • Labour and industrial law
  • Diversity and equality policy
  • Management policy on IR and HRM
  • The ageing workforce
  • Social media and work

Dr Matalena Tofa

Professional and Community Engagement, DVCL&T

Matalena Tofa

Areas of Expertise:
  • Higher education, employability and work-based learning
  • Social networks for employability
  • Precarity in academia

Dr Raymond Trau

Department of Management, Faculty of Business and Economics

Raymond Trau

Areas of Expertise:
  • Diversity and inclusion
  • Career
  • Mentoring

Dr Danè Turner

Department of Biomedical Sciences

Danè Turner

Areas of Expertise:
  • Biomedical/Mechanical Engineering
  • Implant design and analysis
  • Research and engineering education
  • Orthopaedics and Biomechanics
  • Computer modelling

Dr Dale Tweedie

Department of Accounting & Corporate Governance, Macquarie Business School

Dale Tweedie

Areas of Expertise:
  • Business and Professional ethics
  • Workplace organisation and governance
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Critical Theory and accounting/management

Dr Ben Wang

Department of Economics

Ben Wang

Areas of Expertise:
  • Macroeconomics
  • Applied Econometrics

Professor Leigh N Wood

Macquarie Business School

Leigh Wood

Areas of Expertise:
  • Transition to professional work
  • Industry and higher education
  • Sustainability and the future of work
  • Education at scale

Dr Claire Wright

Department of Management

Claire Wright

Areas of Expertise:
  • Australian economic and business history
  • Corporate networks and knowledge
  • Interlocking directorates
  • Multinational enterprises and transnational business
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