Five minutes with…Keith Townsend

Business and government
An undergraduate degree focusing on industrial relations (IR), public policy and politics, coupled with previous management and [IR] practitioner experience combined to reveal for Associate Professor Keith Townsend, just how complicated working life can be. Spending his life talking to others about their workplace complications has set him on a path; and the destination is […]

Converging Human Resource Management practices: global trends

Centre for Work Organisation and Wellbeing
In analysing the results of three sets of surveys conducted over a ten year period (1999-2009) from nine countries,  a team of researchers from the International Human Resource Management (HRM) Project at Penn State University in the US are seeking to find out whether HR practices are following the trend of modern western societies as […]