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Jim Kitay

Jim Kitay

BA(Hons) MA Well. PhD ANU GradCertEdStud
Honorary Associate Professor
jim.kitay@sydney.edu.au

Room 204A
Burren Street Campus Building B (C37B)
The University of Sydney NSW 2006 Australia


Phone: +61 2 9351 0041
Fax: +61 2 9351 4729

Jim Kitay specialises in research on work and employment relations in service industries. He has a particular interest in the long term development of occupational structures and processes. He is currently engaged in a study of the history of occupational health nursing in New South Wales.

Jim has a longstanding interest in the comparative study of employment relations and human resource management. He has published widely on the retail banking industry, and was co-coordinator of major studies of the automobile manufacturing and banking industries in Australia, Asia, Europe and North America. He also has undertaken extensive research into the activities, influence and careers of management consultants.

Research Expertise

  • Historical sociology of occupations
  • Work in service industries
  • Human resource development and training

Research Interests