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Paul Gollan contributed to a Human Resources Director magazine article


Publication: Human Resources Director
Date: 22 December, 2014

Professor Paul Gollan contributed to a Human Resources Director magazine article about global industrial relations from the Department of Marketing and Management


The best and worst of employer branding


Publication: B&T
Date: 22 July, 2014
Authors: Dr Chris Baumann and Professor Paul Gollan

Professor Paul Gollan and Dr Chris Baumann from the Department of Marketing and Management contributed an article to B&T: The best and worst of employer branding.

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Paul Gollan spoke with 2UE Sydney Mornings

Publication: 2UE Sydney Mornings
Topic: Qantas job losses

Prof Paul Gollan from the Department of Marketing and Management spoke with 2UE Sydney Mornings about the Qantas job losses.


Paul Gollan has contributed to The Conversation

Publication: The Conversation
Story: Qantas to slash 5000 jobs in bid to save $2bn: experts react
Date: 27 February, 2014

Prof Paul Gollan from the Department of Marketing and Management has contributed to The Conversation piece "Qantas to slash 5000 jobs in bid to save $2bn: experts react

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Paul Gollan had his comments published in The Australian

Publication: The Australian
Story: Biotech to take ex-auto workers
Date: 12 February, 2014

Prof Paul Gollan from the Department of Marketing and Management has had his comments published in The Australian, regarding the Biotech industry's uptake of ex-auto workers.

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Paul Gollan co-contributed a piece to The Conversation

Publication: The Conversation
Story: Toyota names 2017 end, Australian car making to cease; experts react
Date: 10 February, 2014

Prof Paul Gollan from the Department of Marketing and Management has co-contributed the piece "Toyota names 2017 end, Australian car making to cease; experts react" to the Conversation.

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Professor Paul Gollan speaks about consumers loyal to local cars

Professor Paul Gollan was referenced in several media pieces commenting on the remaining Australian communities who support Australian car manufacturing.

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Toyota needs a new approach to avoid the road to nowhere

Publication: The Conversation
Title: Toyota needs a new approach to avoid the road to nowhere
Date: 20 December, 2013
Authors: Professor Paul Gollan and Senia Kalfa

Excerpt:

"The Productivity Commission will today release the preliminary report of its inquiry into Australian automotive manufacturing industries, ensuring the future of car manufacturing in Australia continues to dominate the news cycle."

"The car maker’s move to cease its operations in Australia after 60 years leaves Toyota the “last man standing”. The Federal Court’s decision to block Toyota from holding a ballot considering changes to its workplace agreement has led to even more speculation about the sector’s viability. (Toyota has since appealed.)"

Read the full article "Toyota needs a new approach to avoid the road to nowhere"


Professor Paul Gollan was interviewed about the future of car manufacturing in Australia

Professor Paul Gollan was interviewed by Kylar Loussikian from The Conversion for the article "Productivity Commission highlights bleak future for Australian car manufacturing".

Publication: The Conversation
Title: Productivity Commission highlights bleak future for Australian car manufacturing
Date: 20 December, 2013

Excerpt:

Paul Gollan, associate Dean of Macquarie University’s faculty of business, said while labour costs are known to be high, logistics costs were also a problem.

“Less than half the components are sourced from Australia, so [car manufacturers] are subject to very long supply chains back to China and elsewhere,” he said.

Read the full article "Productivity Commission highlights bleak future for Australian car manufacturing"


Paul Gollan was quoted in the Australian Financial Review

Publication: Australian Financial Review
Story: Future of Australian auto industry rests with Toyota
Date: 14 December, 2013

Prof Paul Gollan from the Department of Marketing and Management has continued to have his comments about Holden's cease in Australian manufacturing published, this time in the Saturday Australian Financial Review.

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Paul Gollan's piece published in both The Conversation and the Ballarat Courier

Publication: The Conservation and the Ballarat Courier
Story: Holden to cease making cars in Australia by 2017: experts react
Date: 11 December, 2013
Author: Professor Paul Gollan

Prof Paul Gollan from the Department of Marketing and Management contributed to a piece published in The Conversation about Holden's announcement that they will cease to make cars in Australia by the end of 2017. He also had his comments on the topic published in the Ballarat Courier.

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Paul Gollan's piece about Qantas is printed in the AFR

Publication: Australian Financial Review
Story: Qantas needs to make radical changes or book a ticket to airline heaven
Date: 9 December, 2013
Author: Professor Paul Gollan

Professor Paul Gollan from the Department of Marketing and Management has had his piece "Qantas has to make radical changes or book a ticket to airline heaven" printed in the Australian Financial Review

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Paul Gollan had his piece published in the AFR

Publication: Australian Financial Review
Date: 22 November, 2013
Authors: Professor Paul Gollan

Professor Paul Gollan from the Department of Marketing and Management has had his piece on the new industrial relations regime published in the Australian Financial Review.

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The challenge Qantas must win - Featured by SBS

Dr Chris Baumann and Professor Paul Gollan's article was re-published by SBS. The article was originally published in The Conversation.

Publication: SBS
Date: 21 November, 2013
Authors: Dr Chris Baumann and Professor Paul Gollan

Introductory excerpt:

This week a stoush over foreign ownership has erupted between Qantas and Virgin Australia over Virgin’s A$350 million capital raising that will see three foreign airlines - Etihad Airways, Air New Zealand and Singapore Airlines - substantially increase their holdings.

The raising has resulted in the shares of the three airlines rising from 63% of Virgin to 70% as the company issues new shares.

Qantas CEO Alan Joyce claims the deal significantly disadvantages his airline given the foreign ownership rules on Qantas. Under the Qantas Sale Act foreign ownership of Qantas is restricted to 49%. Joyce argues the capital injection amounts to Virgin being subsidised by what are essentially government-owned airlines. Qantas even circulated an online petition claiming foreign airlines would control Virgin.

However, Virgin Australia Chairman Neil Chatfield has told shareholders at the company’s annual meeting in Brisbane there will be no change in control and Virgin would continue to be Australian-owned.

Read the full article "The challenge Qantas must win".


Middle east meets west - the challenge Qantas must win

Dr Chris Baumann and Professor Paul Gollan wrote an article published in The Conversation.

Publication: The Conversation
Date: 21 November, 2013
Authors: Dr Chris Baumann and Professor Paul Gollan

Introductory excerpt:

This week a stoush over foreign ownership has erupted between Qantas and Virgin Australia over Virgin’s A$350 million capital raising that will see three foreign airlines - Etihad Airways, Air New Zealand and Singapore Airlines - substantially increase their holdings.

The raising has resulted in the shares of the three airlines rising from 63% of Virgin to 70% as the company issues new shares.

Qantas CEO Alan Joyce claims the deal significantly disadvantages his airline given the foreign ownership rules on Qantas. Under the Qantas Sale Act foreign ownership of Qantas is restricted to 49%. Joyce argues the capital injection amounts to Virgin being subsidised by what are essentially government-owned airlines. Qantas even circulated an online petition claiming foreign airlines would control Virgin.

However, Virgin Australia Chairman Neil Chatfield has told shareholders at the company’s annual meeting in Brisbane there will be no change in control and Virgin would continue to be Australian-owned.

Read the full article "Middle east meets west - the challenge Qantas must win".


Professor Paul Gollan has appeared in Human Capital Online

Professor Paul Gollan from the Department of Marketing and Management has appeared in Human Capital Online, commenting on new research that has revealed what actions are being taken by Cochlear and Suncorp to support non-union employees.

Publication: Human Capital Online
Story:
The evolution of non-union employee representation in Australia
Date:
October 17, 2013

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Professor Paul Gollan has contributed an article to the Australian Financial Review

Professor Paul Gollan has contributed an article to the Australian Financial Review about the cultural change needed towards better industrial relations.

Publication: Australian Financial Review
Story:
Dick Smith’s shows the value of workplace culture
Date:
October 9 2013

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Professor Paul Gollan wrote an article for The Conversation

Professor Paul Gollan wrote an article for The Conversation: Modest profit jump puts spring in Qantas step.

Publication: The Conversation
Story:
Modest profit jump puts spring in Qantas step
Date:
September 2 2013

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The spending habits of the federal Labor government - Paul Gollan

Professor Paul Gollan was quoted in the Weekend Australian and The Australian online on the spending habits of the federal Labor government (pg 6).

Publication: The Australian
Story:
The $250bn cost of Kevin Rudd: a tale of waste and spending
Date:
August 3 2013

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Has FairWork brought industrial peace? - Paul Gollan

Professor Paul Gollan contributed an article to The Conversation, reprinted in Smart Company

Publication: The Conversation
Story:
Has FairWork brought industrial peace? Figures suggest not
Date:
30 July 2013

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Ford's exit foreshadows a looming reality check for Australian manufacturing
Professor Paul Gollan wrote an article published in The Conversation about the future outlook for the Australian manufacturing industry.

Publication: The Conversation
Date: 23 May 2013
Title:
Ford's exit foreshadows a looming reality check for Australian manufacturing
Author: Prof. Paul Gollan

Read the full article "Ford's exit foreshadows a looming reality check for Australian manufacturing".


The Debate on Industrial Relations Heats Up - Paul Gollan
Paul Gollan speaks to ABC News reporter Andrew Robertson about industrial relations under the Gillard Government.

Publication: ABC News, The Business
Title: The Debate on Industrial Relations Heats Up
Date: 13 February 2013
Presenter: Andrew Robertson
Interviewee: Paul Gollan

View the news report video or read the transcript of "The Debate on Industrial Relations Heats Up"


Union may have a sting for Joyce
Paul Gollan wrote an article published in the AFR about Qantas, Alan Joyce, and cutting costs.

  • Publication: Australian Financial Review
  • Story: Union may have a sting for Joyce
  • Date: 5 December 2012

In the continuing saga at Qantas, there is a potential sting in the tail for chief executive Alan Joyce from his endeavour to cut costs and reduce the workforce.

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Joyce hangs on a wing and a prayer as investors plot a rival strategy for Qantas

  • Publication: The Conversation
  • Story: Joyce hangs on a wing and a prayer as investors plot a rival strategy for Qantas
  • Date: 26 November 2012

Read Paul's article "Joyce hangs on a wing and a prayer as investors plot a rival strategy for Qantas"


Pushed to the cliff by poisonous politics - Paul Gollan
Paul writes about workplace productivity and politics in AFR.

  • Publication: AFR
  • Story: Pushed to the cliff by poisonous politics
  • Date: 21 November 2012

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AFR - Paul Gollan on CWL
Paul Gollan and Dr Senia Kalfa discuss the new Centre for Workplace Leadership

  • Publication: AFR
  • Story: Last chance for productivity
  • Date: 16 October 2012

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The Conversation - Paul Gollan and Senia Kalfa

Publication: The Conversation

Story: What Qantas needs now is a charm offensive

Date: 11 September 2012

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SMH - Paul Gollan
Paul Gollan was quoted in the Sydney Morning Herald regarding management and productivity
  • Publication: SMH
  • Story: Workers, bosses can be on the same side
  • Date: 8 August 2012

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AFR - Paul Gollan & Senia Kalfa
Paul Gollan and Senia Kalfa authored an article in the AFR on the Fair Work Act and productivity
  • Publication: Australian Financial Review
  • Story: Workplaces more complicated than blame game admits
  • Date: 3 August

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AFR - Paul Gollan

Publication: Australian Financial Review

Story: Toyota values crash into local rights

Date: 18 April 2012

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Human Capital - Paul Gollan
Paul Gollan comments about the lack of IR in HR tertiary course.
  • Publication: Human Capital
  • Story: Back to the Drawing Board
  • Date: 1 March 2012

Benchmarking HR - Paul Gollan
Paul discusses the need for common sense in the industrial relations productivity debate
  • Publication: Benchmarking HR (Volume 19, No. 413)
  • Story: The IR productivity debate needs a dose of common sense
  • Date: 17 February 2012

AFR - Paul Gollan
Paul comments on the Fair Work Act and issues with outsourcing.
  • Publication: Australian Financial Review
  • Story: Shorten rings Toyota
  • Date: 3 February 2012

AFR - Paul Gollan
Paul writes about Australia's industrial relations system and the role of unions
  • Publication: Australian Financial Review
  • Story: Fair Work Act entrenches outdated role of unions
  • Date: 13 January 2012

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AFR - Paul Gollan
Paul writes about employee engagement in the Australian Financial Review.

  • Publication: AFR
  • Story: Engagement a winning formula
  • Date: 29 November 2011

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Sky News Online - Paul Gollan
Paul comments on the Qantas union dispute.
  • Publication: Sky News Online
  • Story: Qantas the winner as battle drags on
  • Date: 22 November 2011

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AFR - Paul Gollan
Paul writes that the Qantas dispute shows there is need for changes to IR legislation. 
  • Publication: Australian Financial Review
  • Story: Damaging deadlock exposes Fair Work flaws
  • Date: 31 October 2011

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AFR - Paul Gollan
Paul writes that without adaptive labour markets and growth prosperity may be elusive
  • Publication: Australian Financial Review
  • Story: Flexibility key to lifting productivity
  • Date: 24 October 2011

Read Paul's article on productivity


CIO Magazine - Paul Gollan
Paul's paper HR on the Line is mentioned in the August issue.
  • Publication: CIO
  • Story: Strategic People
  • Issue: August 2011
  • Pages: 44 - 46

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