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Professor Adrian Wilkinson BSc, MSc, PhD, FBAM, AcSS

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Professor of Employment Relations

Employee participation; change initiatives at work

Adrian Wilkinson is Visiting Professor at Loughborough University and Professor and Director of the Centre for Work, Organisation and Wellbeing at Griffith University, Australia.

Research Interests

  • Employee involvement / voice
  • Industrial relations and human resource management
  • High performance workplaces
  • International and comparative employment relations
  • International human resource management

He is a Fellow and Accredited Examiner of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development in the UK and a Fellow of the Australian Human Resource Institute. Adrian served on the Australian Research Council College of Experts from 2008-2010 He  was appointed as a British Academy of Management Fellow in 2010 and in 2011 he was elected as an Academician of the Academy of Social Sciences as recognition of his contribution to the field. In 2012 he was shortlisted by HR magazine for the award of Most Influential International Thinker.

Adrian has written on many aspects of human resource management and has written/edited twenty books, over one hundred and forty articles in refereed journals, and fifty  book chapters. His books include  Managing Quality and Human Resources (Blackwell, 1997); Managing with TQM: Theory and Practice (Macmillan, 1998); Understanding Work and Employment: Industrial Relations in Transition (Oxford University Press, 2003); The Sage Handbook of Human Resource Management (Sage, 2009); The Oxford Handbook of Organisational Participation (OUP, 2010); The Research Handbook of the Future of Work and Employment Relations (Elgar, 2011); New Directions in Employment Relations (Palgrave, 2011); The Research Handbook of Comparative Employment Relations (Elgar, 2011); The International Handbook of Labour Unions (Elgar, 2011); HRM at Work: People Management and Development, 5th edition (CIPD, 2012);  Case Studies in Global Management: Strategy, Innovation and People (TUP, 2012) ; Contemporary Human Resource Management (Pearson,2013) and The Oxford Handbook of Employment Relations: Comparative Employment Systems. (OUP 2013)