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Research interests

  • 4th Industrial Revolution and the Future of Work
  • Workforce development
  • AI, Ethics, and Algorithmic HRM
  • Skilled Migration
  • Leadership development
  • Career development, Career Transitions & Career Trajectories
  • Complex adaptive systems
  • Mixed Methods Research

Research Profile

Prior to joining academia, I was a senior HRM professional having worked in Australia, Fiji islands and the Middle East. I have worked at three public universities in Australia (Southern Cross University; CQUniversity and Curtin University) and a private higher education provider (Australian Institute of Business) prior to joining Torrens University. I am a Fellow of AHRI and a member of the AHRI Advisory Research Panel. I am a foundational convenor of the ANZAM Mixed Methods Research SIG and a past Board member of the Mixed Methods Research International Association (MMIRA). Current research interests are focused on the Fourth Industrial Revolution and the impact of 4IR technologies on sectors and professions, AI and Ethics, Algorithmic HRM, skilled migration, regional workforce development and complex adaptive systems.

Research Grant Income: $1.3M +

HDR SUPERVISION: I have supervised many MPhil, PhD and DBA students who have used a variety of methodologies inlcuding: mixed methods research, grounded theory, multi-method case studies, MMR action research, critical realism, quantitative approaches and qualitative approaches (ethnography and phenomenology). Topics that students researched included: Leadership in VET, performance management in elite sports, work-life balance and social networking, organisational change, governance in charities, coaching in the workplace, learning transfer in workplace learning, leadership development in not-for-profits, complex adaptive systems in Defence and health management, the use of blockchain in HRM and bereavement in the workplace. Current students are researching highly skilled migrant women, graduate employability, the impact of job automation in project management, new workforce needs of the Australian renewable energy sector, training & development needs for autonomous shipping, neuro diversity, entrepreneurship in the IT sector, employee turnover in the Australian VET sector and leadership in the Canadian Public Sector.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 4 - Quality Education
  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy
  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities
  • SDG 17 - Partnerships for the Goals

Education/Academic qualification

Career & Learning Transitions, PhD, Career and Learning Transitions of those Disadvantaged in the Labour Market, Southern Cross University

Award Date: 9 May 2009

Professional Development & Training, Master, Master of Professional Development & Training, Deakin University

Instructional Design, Graduate Certificate, Instructional Design, Deakin University

Welfare Law, Graduate Diploma, Welfare Law, University of Newcastle

Sociology & Education, Bachelor, Sociology & Education, University of Newcastle


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