BA(Hons) S'ton; MA Warw.; PhD W'gong
Professor and Chair of Discipline
H03 Institute Building
The University of Sydney
NSW 2006 Australia
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Bradon Ellem is Chair of the Work and Organisational Studies Discipline. Bradon teaches in the undergraduate and postgraduate programs, mainly in the fields of employment relations, industrial relations policy and comparative studies. He has supervised over twenty research theses in these and related fields.
His research draws upon his interest in history and geographies of work to explore several inter-related areas: the nature of trade union power and purpose; the impact of globalisation on work; government industrial relations policy. His particular areas of research at the moment are: collective bargaining under the Fair Work Act and employment relations in Australia's iron ore industry.
Bradon holds a number of leading positions in the field which tie his work to other universities and to the community. Since 2006, he has been Co-Editor of the Journal of Industrial Relations. He is also an Associate Editor of the journal Labour History. He is a Visiting Professor at the Curtin Graduate School of Business. With Dr Rae Cooper, he is Co-Convenor of the Union Research Group at Sydney University, a body designed to build research links between universities and unions. He is member of the Executive Committee of the Industrial Relations Society of New South Wales.
His research has been published locally and in major international journals such as: the British Journal of Industrial Relations; Work, Employment and Society; Labor History; Industrial Relations Journal; Economic and Industrial Democracy; Labor Studies Journal; the Journal of Organizational Change Management.
BHP strike February 16, 2012
ABC Radio National
Associate Professor Bradon Ellem from Work and Organisational Studies at the University of Sydney Business School comments on the BHP industrial dispute and how it will impact on the world supply of coking coal.
Rio Tinto loses appeal on worker agreements February 11, 2012
Associate Professor Bradon Ellem from Work and Organisational Studies at the University of Sydney Business School comments on how Rio Tinto's case will affect the relationship between the big mining companies and their employees in the Pilbara.
- Geographies of labour
- Employment relations in the iron ore industry
- Industrial relations policy
- Union strategy