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We are a multidisciplinary network with well-established industry and academic links. We engage in a range of activities, including public speaking and debate, media comment, research, symposia, Ph.D supervision and professional development.

Network Members are drawn from a variety of fields, including:

  • employment relations and human resource management
  • management and marketing
  • law
  • media
  • international business
  • demography
  • politics
  • information systems


Associate Professor Louise Thornthwaite Associate Professor Louise Thornthwaite
Dr Nikola Balnave Dr Nikola Balnave
Dr Alison Barnes Dr Alison Barnes

Macquarie University Members

  • Professor Lucy Taksa, Head, Department of Marketing and Managemet
  • Dr LayPeng Tan. Department of Marketing and Management

External Members

  • A/Professor Olivera Marjanovic, University of Sydney Business School.
  • Professor Greg Patmore, Professor of Business and Labour History, University of Sydney.
  • Dr Yasmin Rittau, University of Sydney.
  • Professor Anne-Marie Greene, Leicester Business School, De Montford University, Leicester, UK.
  • Professor Paula McDonald, ARC Future Fellow, School of Management, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane.
  • Professor Julian Teicher, Director Research, Department of Management, Monash University, Melbourne.
  • Professor Paul Thompson, Department of Human Resources Management, Strathclyde Business School, Strathclyde, UK.