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John Buchanan

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BA LLB GradDipEcon ANU PhD
Professor; Head of Discipline

Rm 4087
H70 - Abercrombie Building
The University of Sydney
NSW 2006 Australia

Telephone +61 2 9351 8151
Fax +61 2 9351 6409
john.buchanan@sydney.edu.au

Bio

Professor John Buchanan is Head of the Discipline of Business Analytics at the University of Sydney Business School. Previously, between 1988 and 1991 he was part of the team that undertook the first Australian Workplace Industrial Relations Survey (AWIRS). In 1991, he joined the Workplace Research Centre (formerly acirrt) and served as its Director from 2005  - 2014.

Between 1988 and 1991 he was part of the team that undertook the first Australian Workplace Industrial Relations Survey (AWIRS). He joined the Workplace Research Centre (formerly acirrt) in 1991 and has been its Director since 2005.  Until recently his major research interest has been the demise of the classical wage earner model of employment and the role of the state in nurturing new forms of multi-employer co-ordination to promote both efficiency and fairness in the labour market.  Building on this research, he is now devoting special attention to the evolution of working life transition, the dynamics of workforce development and the connection between work, health and wellbeing. Professor Buchanan is currently Network Leader for the University of Sydney's Health and Work Research Network - a consortium involving experts from the Business School, Medical, Health Sciences and four other faculties.

He was one of the authors of Australia at work: just managing? (1999) of Fragmented Futures: New Challenges in Working Life published by Federation Press in 2003.  These texts provide an overview of the restructuring of work in Australia since the 1970s. He most recently co-edited a book called Inclusive Growth in Australia: Social policy as economic investment, published by Allen & Unwin in 2013.

Selected publications

2018

Report

Buchanan J, Ryan R, Anderson M, Calvo R, Glozier N, and Peter S (2018) Future Frontiers Analytical Report: Preparing for the best and worst of times; NSW Department of Education, Sydney, 1-62.

2017

Book

Warhurst C, Mayhew K, Finegold D, and Buchanan J (2017) The Oxford Handbook of Skills and Training; Oxford University Press, Oxford. [More Information]

Book Chapter

Buchanan J, Anderson P, and Power G (2017) Skill Ecosystems The Oxford Handbook of Skills and Training; Oxford University Press, Oxford, 444-465.

2016

Journal Article

Buchanan J, and Oliver D (2016) 'Fair Work' and the Modernization of Australian Labour Standards: A Case of Institutional Plasticity Entrenching Deepening Wage Inequality British Journal of Industrial Relations, 54 (4), 790-814. [More Information]

Report

Buchanan J, Raffaele C, Glozier N, and Kanagaratnam A (2016) Beyond mentoring: social support structures for young Australian carpentry apprentices; NCVER, Adelaide, 1-69.

2015

Journal Article

Wise S, Fry M, Duffield C, Roche M, and Buchanan J (2015) Ratios and nurse staffing: The vexed case of emergency departments Australasian Emergency Nursing Journal, 18 (1), 49-55. [More Information]

Reports

Buchanan J (2015) 2015 Environmental Scan - Building a Healthy Future: Skills, Planning and Enterprise; Community Services and Health Industry Skills Council Ltd, Sydney, 1-50.

Wheelahan L, Buchanan J, and Yu S (2015) Linking qualifications and the labour market through capabilities and vocational streams; NCVER, Adelaide, 6-48.

2014

Journal Articles

Buchanan J, Oliver D, and Briggs C (2014) Solidarity reconstructed: The impact of the Accord on relations within the Australian union movement Journal of Industrial Relations, 56 (2), 288-307. [More Information]

O'Dea B, Glozier N, Purcell R, McGorry P, Scott J, Fields K, Hermens D, Buchanan J, Scott E, Yung A, Guastella A, Hickie I, and et al (2014) A cross-sectional exploration of the clinical characteristics of disengaged (NEET) young people in primary mental healthcare BMJ Open, 4 (12), 1-8. [More Information]

Book Chapter

Buchanan J, and Oliver D (2014) 'Choice' and 'fairness': the hollow core in industrial relations policy Australian Public Policy: Progressive ideas in the neoliberal ascendency; Policy Press, Bristol, United Kingdom, 97-112. [More Information]

Reports

Buchanan J, and Ryan R (2014) Sustainable work: developing a framework for health and working life researchers and practitioners.

Buchanan J, Jenkins S, and Scott L (2014) Student Clinical Education in Australia: A University of Sydney Scoping Study; Workplace Research Centre, Sydney, 1-149.

Raffaele C, Buchanan J, and Gleeson K (2014) Why is there a Workforce Shortage in NSW Emergency Departments? Challenges and Options for Action: A Discussion Paper Prepared for the NSW Emergency Care Institute; Agency for Clinical Innovation, Chatswood, 1-75.

2013

Journal Articles

Buchanan J, Dymski G, Froud J, Johal S, Leaver A, and Williams K (2013) Unsustainable employment portfolios Work, Employment and Society, 27 (3), 396-413. [More Information]

Scott J, Fowler D, McGorry P, Birchwood M, Killackey E, Christensen H, Glozier N, Yung A, Power P, Nordentoft M, Buchanan J, Hickie I, and et al (2013) Adolescents and young adults who are not in employment, education, or training BMJ, 347, f5270. [More Information]

Book

Smyth P, and Buchanan J (2013) Inclusive Growth in Australia: Social Policy as Economic Investment; Allen and Unwin, Sydney.

Book Chapters

Buchanan J, Dymski G, Froud J, Johal S, Williams K, and Yu S (2013) Changing employment portfolios and inclusive growth in Australia: Redistributing risks at work Inclusive Growth in Australia: Social Policy as Economic Investment; Allen and Unwin, Sydney, 65-88.

Smyth P, and Buchanan J (2013) Introduction Inclusive Growth in Australia: Social Policy as Economic Investment; Allen and Unwin, Sydney, xiii-xxv.

Reports

Buchanan J, Bretherton T, Frino E, Jakubauskas M, Schutz J, Verma G, and Yu S (2013) Research Report 7/2013: Minimum wages and their role in the process and incentives to bargain; Fair Work Commission, Melbourne, iv-242.

Oliver D, and Buchanan J (2013) National Regional Workforce Planning and Development Report; Standing Council on Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment, Melbourne, 12-89.

Raffaele C, Fields K, Moensted M, Glozier N, Buchanan J, Rosenberg S, and Young S (2013) Literature Review: Supporting young people with a mental illness in their transition from education into the workplace; Business School, University of Sydney, Sydney, 5-96.

Schutz J, Bittman M, Chan S, Jakubauskas M, and Buchanan J (2013) The Changing Situation of Electrical Apprentices: Submission to the Modern Award Review, Fair Work Australia; Workplace Research Centre, Sydney, 4-63.

Wright S, and Buchanan J (2013) Research Report 6/2013: Award reliance; Fair Work Commission, Melbourne, 1-231.

Yu S, Bretherton T, and Buchanan J (2013) Defining vocational streams: insights from the engineering, finance, agriculture and care sectors; NCVER, Adelaide, 6-48.

2012

Reports

Schutz J, Yu S, Buchanan J, and Bretherton T (2012) Understanding the nature of vocations today: exploring labour market pathways; NCVER, Adelaide, 7-54.

Wheelahan L, Moodie G, and Buchanan J (2012) Revitalising the 'vocational' in flows of learning and labour; NCVER, Adelaide, 7-48.

2011

Book Chapters

Buchanan J (2011) Productivity and Labour: Four Paradoxes and their Implications for Policy Work and Employment Relations: An Era of Change; The Federation Press, Sydney, Australia, 124-140.

Buchanan J, and Callus R (2011) Efficiency and Equity at Work: The Need for Labour Market Regulation in Australia Industrial Relations - SAGE Library in Business and Management; Sage Publications, London, United Kingdom, 89-113. [More Information]

Reports

Buchanan J, Baldwin S, and Wright S (2011) Understanding and Improving Labour Mobility: a scoping paper; NCVER, Adelaide, 8-41.

Buchanan J, Jakubauskas M, and Evesson J (2011) Enabling workforce development: insights from industries using e-learning.

Evesson J, Oxenbridge S, Schutz J, Baldwin S, Moensted M, and Buchanan J (2011) Enterprise Case Studies: Effects of minimum wage-setting at an enterprise level | PART 1; Fair Work Australia, Canberra, 1-94.

Scott L, Buchanan J, and Bretherton T (2011) Better Workforce Planning: Reflections on recent experiences in Norway, Singapore, the UK and the USA; Skills Australia, Sydney, 4-53.

2010

Book Chapter

Buchanan J, and Jakubauskas M (2010) The Political Economy of Work and Skill in Australia: Insights from Recent Applied Research Beyond Skill: Institutions, Organisations and Human Capability; Palgrave Macmillan, United States, 32-57.

Reports

Buchanan J, Scott L, Yu S, Schutz J, and Jakubauskas M (2010) Skills Demand and Utilisation: An International Review of Approaches to Measurement and Policy Development; OECD, Paris, 7-52.

Buchanan J, Yu S, Wheelahan L, Keating J, and Marginson S (2010) Impact Analysis of the proposed strengthened Australian Qualifications Framework; Australian Qualification Framework Council, Adelaide, 1-73.

Dumbrell T, Schutz J, Norton K, and Buchanan J (2010) Pre-apprenticeships in Victoria; Department of Innovation, Industry and Regional Development (DIIRD), Victoria, Victoria.

2009

Reports

Buchanan J, Jakubauskas M, and Schutz J (2009) From Preserving to Renovating Australian Apprenticeships: Insights from recent international experiences; Workplace Research Centre, Sydney, 5-40.

Evesson J, Bretherton T, Buchanan J, Rafferty M, and Considine G (2009) Understanding vocational education and training, productivity and workforce participation: An issues paper; NCVER, Adelaide, 5-35.

Van Wanrooy B, Wright S, and Buchanan J (2009) Who Bargains.

Van Wanrooy B, Wright S, Buchanan J, Baldwin S, and Wilson S (2009) Australia at Work: In an Changing World; Workplace Research Centre, Sydney, 1-129.

2008

Journal Articles

Buchanan J (2008) Labour Market Efficiency and Fairness: Agreements and the Independent Resolution of Difference Economic and Labour Relations Review, 18 (2), 85-95.

Buchanan J (2008) Values, Research and Industrial Relations Policy: Recent Controversies and Implications for the Future Dialogue (Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia), 27 (1), 30-39.

Buchanan J (2008) Values, Research and Industrial Relations Policy: Recent Controversies and Implications for the Future Dialogue (Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia), 27 (1), 30-40.

Buchanan J, Van Wanrooy B, Oxenbridge S, and Jakubauskas M (2008) Industrial relations and labour market reform: Time to build on proven legacies Economic Analysis and Policy, 38 (1), 9-16.

Nettle R, Oliver D, Brightling P, Buchanan J, and Williamson J (2008) From "Workforce Planning" to "Collective Action": Developments in the Australian dairy farm sector Employment Relations Record, 8 (1), 17-33.

Book

Gordon S, Buchanan J, and Bretherton T (2008) Safety in Numbers: Nurse Patient-Ratios and the Future of Health Care; ILR Press/Cornell University Press, Ithaca, NY.

Conference Proceedings

Buchanan J, and Considine G (2008) The significance of minimum wages for the broader wage-setting environment: understanding the role and reach of Australian awards Australian Fair Pay Commission's 2008 Minimum Wage Research Forum; Commonwealth of Australia, Australia.

Wise S, Oliver D, and Buchanan J (2008) Corporate Memory or Corporate Senility? Renewing Skills in a State (Rail) Monopoly Work Matters: 26th International Labour Process Conference ILPC 2008; International Labour Process Conference, United Kingdom.

Wise S, Oliver D, and Buchanan J (2008) Renewing Skills in a State Monopoly Work Matters: 26th International Labour Process Conference ILPC 2008; International Labour Process Conference, United Kingdom.

Book Chapters

Buchanan J (2008) Labour market efficiency and fairness: Agreements and the independent resolution of difference Remaking Australian Industrial Relations; CCH Australia Ltd, Sydney, 175-188.

Buchanan J, and Wise S (2008) Survey of Strategic Investment Program Grantees: Views and Experiences of 2005-06 Grantees in the Textiles, Clothing and Footwear Strategic Investment Program Prepared for the Review of Australia's TCF Industries Building Innovative Capabilities: Review of the Australian Textile, Clothing and Footwear Industries, Volume 2; Commonwealth of Australia, Australia, 113-135.

Reports

Bohle P, Buchanan J, Cooke T, Considine G, Jakubauskas M, Quinlan M, Rafferty M, and Ryan R (2008) The evolving work environment in New Zealand: Implications for occupational health and safety - NOHSAC Technical Report 10; National Occupational Health and Safety Advisory Commission, Wellington, 1-130.

Buchanan J, and Wise S (2008) The SIP Experience: Survey of post-2005 TCF SIP Recipients.

Van Wanrooy B, Jakubauskas M, Buchanan J, Wilson S, and Scalmer S (2008) Australia at Work - Working Lives: Statistics and Stories.

2007

Reports

Buchanan J, and Considine G (2007) From labour to work: Evaluation of, and options for, Victoria's Prison Industries.

Evesson J, Buchanan J, Bamberry L, Frino E, and Oliver D (2007) Lowering the Standards: From Awards to Work Choices in Retail and Hospitality Collective Agreements.

Wise S, and Buchanan J (2007) Survey of NSW Emergency Physicians.

Wise S, Oliver D, and Buchanan J (2007) Future of the Rail Workforce in NSW.

2006

Journal Articles

Briggs C, Buchanan J, and Watson I (2006) Wages Policy in an Era of Deepening Labour Market Inequality Occasional Paper Series - Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia, vol. Policy Paper no.4.

Buchanan J, Watson I, Briggs C, and Campbell I (2006) Beyond Voodoo Economics and Backlash Social Policy: Where Next for Working Life Research and Policy Australian Bulletin of Labour, 32 (2), 183-201.

Skinner C, Riordan R, Fraser K, Buchanan J, and Goulston K (2006) The challenge of locum working arrangements in New South Wales public hospitals Medical Journal of Australia, 185 (5), 276-278.

Conference Proceedings

Buchanan J (2006) From 'skill shortages' to decent work: - the role of better skill eco-systems 20th Conference of the Association of Industrial Relations Academics of Australia and New Zealand (AIRAANZ 2006); University of South Australia, Centre for Research in Education, Equity and Work, Adelaide.

Buchanan J, and Briggs C (2006) Workchoices: The new social engineering 20th Conference of the Association of Industrial Relations Academics of Australia and New Zealand (AIRAANZ 2006); University of South Australia, Centre for Research in Education, Equity and Work, Adelaide.

Book Chapters

Buchanan J, Briggs C, and Considine G (2006) Unions and work intensification: Insights from the Australian metal and engineering, mining and nursing sectors Organisation et intensite du travail; Octarès Editions, Toulouse, France.

Buchanan J, Briggs C, and Considine G (2006) Les Syndicats et L'intensification du travail: apercus des secteurs australiens du metal, de l'ingenierie et des soins infirmiers Organisation et intensite du travail; Octarès Editions, Toulouse, France, 399-408.

2005

Journal Articles

Briggs C, and Buchanan J (2005) Work, Commerce and the Law: A New Australian Model? Australian Economic Review, 38 (2), 182-191. [More Information]

Buchanan J (2005) Recasting Australian employment law: implications for the health sector Australian Health Review, 29 (3), 264-269.

Buchanan J, and Briggs C (2005) Unions and the Restructuring of Work: Contrasting Experiences in the Old and New Heartlands Labour and Industry, 16 (1), 5-22.

Buchanan J, and et al V (2005) Whatever happened to life-long learning? Lessons from recent Australian vocational education and training reforms Growth (CEDA Growth Series), 2005 (56), 14-21.

Conference Proceedings

Buchanan J (2005) Skills and the Sustainability of a Manufacturing Sector in Transition: Lessons from Australian Metal and Engineering 1980-2000 Beijing Forum: The Harmony of Civilizations and Propserity for All - Asia's Opportunities and Development in Globalization; Beijing Forum, China.

Buchanan J, and Hall R (2005) Skills in Contemporary Australian Services Industries: from Skill Shortages to Workforce Development 23rd International Labour Process Conference.

Buchanan J, Watson I, Briggs C, and Campbell I (2005) Beyond fragmented futures: Where next for working life research and policy? 19th Conference of the Association of Industrial Relations Academics of Australia and New Zealand AIRAANZ 2005; Association of Industrial Relations Academics of Australia and New Zealand (AIRAANZ), Australia.

Seminar Paper

Buchanan J, and Considine G (2005) Combating work intensification: Do nurse-patient ratios reduce workloads in Australian public hospitals 23rd International Labour Process Conference.

Report

Buchanan J (2005) Meeting the medical locum challenge: options for NSW public hospitals.

2004

Journal Article

Pocock B, Buchanan J, and Campbell I (2004) Meeting The Challenge Of Casual Work In Australia: Evidence , Past Treatment And Future Policy Australian Bulletin of Labour, 30 (1), 16-32.

Conference Proceedings

Buchanan J, and Briggs C (2004) 'Rethinking left union strategy: Left productivism and the labour process in Australia since the end of cold-war' 22nd International Labour Process Conference.

Buchanan J, and Evesson J (2004) Redefining skill and solidarity at work: insights from Group Training Arrangements in Australia 22nd International Labour Process Conference.

Buchanan J, Briggs C, and Considine G (2004) Unions And Work Intensification: Insights From The Australian Metal And Engineering And Nursing Sectors 18th AIRAANZ Conference: New Economies, New Industrial Relations 2004; Association of Industrial Relations Academics of Australia and New Zealand (AIRAANZ), Sydney.

Pocock B, Buchanan J, and Campbell I (2004) New Industrial Relations: Meeting the Challenge of Casual Work in Australia 18th AIRAANZ Conference: New Economies, New Industrial Relations; Association of Industrial Relations Academics of Australia and New Zealand (AIRAANZ).

Watson I, Buchanan J, Campbell I, and Briggs C (2004) Fragmented Futures: Trends and Challenges in Australian Working Life The British Sociological Association Work, Employment and Society Conference; The British Sociological Association, University of Manchester.

Book Chapters

Buchanan J (2004) The European Social Model: An Australian Perspectve On Its Meaning, Impact And Potential Evolution The European social model: On the way to a transnational welfare state, WZB yearbook; Edition Sigma, Germany.

Buchanan J, Watson I, and Briggs C (2004) Skill And The Renewal Of Labour: The Classical Wage-Earner Model And Left Productivism In Australia The Skills That Matter; Palgrave Macmillan, United Kingdom, 186-206.

Buchanan J, Watson I, and Meagher G (2004) The Living Wage In Australia: History, Recent Developments, And Current Challenges Living Wage Movements: Global Perspectives; Routledge imprint of Taylor & Francis, London, 122-137.

Campbell I, Watson I, and Buchanan J (2004) Temporary Agency Work In Australia (Part 1) International Perspectives on Temporary Agency Work; Routledge imprint of Taylor & Francis, London, 129-144.

Reports

Buchanan J (2004) Paradoxes of Significance: Australian casualisation and labour productivity growth.

Buchanan J, and Briggs C (2004) Not with a bang but a whimper? Skills and the future of NSW Manufacturing and Engineering.

Buchanan J, and Evesson J (2004) Creating markets or decent jobs? Group training and the future of work.

Buchanan J, Bretherton T, Bearfield S, and Jackson S (2004) Stable, but critical. The working conditions of Victorian public sector nurses.

Pocock B, Buchanan J, and Campbell I (2004) Securing Quality Employment: Policy Options for Casual and Part-time Workers in Australia.

2003

Journal Article

Buchanan J (2003) Union amalgamations as a basis for union renewal in Australia: Insights from unfinished business Just Labour: a Canadian journal of work and society, 11, 54-63.

Book

Watson I, Buchanan J, Campbell I, and Briggs C (2003) Fragmented Futures: New challenges in working life; Federation Press, Australia.

Conference Proceeding

Campbell I, Watson I, and Buchanan J (2003) Temporary Agency Work in Australia: A basic profile and a few questions 17th Conference of the Association of Industrial Relations Academics of Australia and New Zealand; Association of Industrial Relations Academics of Australia and New Zealand (AIRAANZ), Melbourne.

Book Chapters

Cole M, Briggs C, and Buchanan J (2003) Where are the non-members? Unions 2002: Future Strategies for the Union Movement; National Key Centre in IR, Monash, Australia, 113-126.

Pocock B, and Buchanan J (2003) Social exclusion and the Australian labour market: Reconfiguring inequality in work and care Social Exclusion: An Approach to the Australian Case; Peter Lang Publishing, Germany, 267-298.

Selected grants

2018 - 2019

  • Disadvantage, Disability and the NSW VET System; Buchanan J, Smith-Merry J; NSW Department of Industry/Project Support.

2016 - 2018

  • Three Year Collaborative Research Partnership on Vocational Education and Training (VET) Reform in NSW; Buchanan J, Oliver D, Saavedra A; NSW Department of Industry/Project Support.

2015 - 2018

  • Men@Work: Utilising new eHealth technologies to improve the mental health of Australian male workers; Harvey S, Christensen H, Proudfoot J, Mitchell P, Cockayne N, Santamaria J, Bryant R, Glozier N, Hickie I, Buchanan J, Ryan R, Calvo R, Bohle P, Salvador-Carulla L, Fernandez Sanchez A; Beyondblue/Research Grant.

2013 - 2016

  • Request for Tender - DEEWR - Research, Evaluation and Analysis Panels; Buchanan J; Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations/Research, Evaluation and Analysis Panels.

2013 - 2013

  • Healthy workers initiative: industry profiles ; Buchanan J, Ryan R; Health Administration Corporation/Research Support.

2013 - 2013

  • Literature review: supporting young people with mental illness in their transition from education to the workplace ; Buchanan J, Raffaele C; Mental Health Council of Australia/Research Support.

2012 - 2014

  • Flexible Career Pathways and the development of a 'New Aboriginal Workforce' in the health sector: Sub Program (Activity 3: Qualitative comparative analysis of the Aboriginal Health Worker job role); Bretherton T, Buchanan J; Cooperative Research Centre for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health/Research Support.

2012 - 2014

  • Deed of Standing Offer for the provision of social policy research, evaluation, data investment and professional development services; Buchanan J; Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs/Social Policy Research Services Agreements.

2012 - 2012

  • From Competencies to capabilities project; Buchanan J; New South Wales Department of Education and Communities/Research Support.

2012 - 2014

  • Innovation work: Cotton workforce development for sustained competitive advantage; Buchanan J; Cotton Research and Development Corporation/Research and Development Projects.

2012 - 2012

  • Incentives to Bargain Research; Buchanan J, Bretherton T, Verma G, Schutz J; Fair Work Commission/Research Support.

2012 - 2012

  • EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT WORKFORCE - LITERATURE REVIEW; Buchanan J, Raffaele C; Emergency Care Institute NSW/Research Support.

2012 - 2014

  • Reserve Bank Survey of Inflationary and Wage Expectations; Buchanan J, Raffaele C; Reserve Bank of Australia/Research Support.

2012 - 2013

  • Health and Work Research Network; Buchanan J, Bohle P, Schofield D, Colagiuri S, Hickie I, Glozier N, Shaw T, Leeder S, Grunstein R, Riley J, Johnstone R, Quinlan M, Schofield T, Jones M, Matthews L, Grant A, West S, Chen T, Nyberg D, Shrestha R, Fattore T, Scott L, Knox-Haly M, McNamara M, Callander E; DVC Research/Research Network Scheme (SyReNS).

2012 - 2012

  • The changing situation of electrical apprenticeships; Buchanan J; Electrical Trades Union (ETU)/Research Support.

2012 - 2012

  • Identify award reliance for employees; Buchanan J, Wright S; Fair Work Commission/Research Support.

2012 - 2012

  • tba; Buchanan J; Fair Work Commission/Research Support.

2011 - 2011

  • DEVELOPMENT OF CONTENT AND RELATED RESOURCES FOR A NATIONAL HEALTHY WORKERS PORTAL; Colagiuri S, Buchanan J, Shaw T, Bauman A, Caterson I, Gill T, Rissel C; Department of Health (Federal)/Targeted Prevention Programs.

2007 - 2012

  • Workchoices and the Evolution of Australian Working Life: Understanding the Changing Role of the Labour Contract; Van Wanrooy B, Considine G, Robertson J, Wright S, Chan S, Buchanan J; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Linkage Projects (LP).

2007 - 2011

  • Police@Work: A longitudinal Study of police workers in Australia; Buchanan J, Burgess M; Police Federation of Australia/Research Grant.

2004 - 2006

  • Trust and the changing nature of work; ; DVC Research/Postdoctoral Fellowship (Sesqui).

2001 - 2003

  • The Changing Role of Not-for-Profit Organisations School to Adult Life Transition Through Work and Study.; Watson I, Zappala G, Buchanan J; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Strategic Partnerships with Industry - Research and Training (SPIRT).

2000 - 2000

  • The impact of the changing nature of share ownership in work in Australia.; Buchanan J, Watson I; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Small Grants.

2000 - 2001

  • Workplace agreements: what difference do they really make?; Buchanan J, Golden J; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Strategic Partnerships with Industry - Research and Training (SPIRT).

Newsroom articles

  • Hard skills 04 Aug 2018

    ABC Radio National

    ABC Radio National interviewed Professor John Buchanan in the Business School about a report he led for the NSW Department of Education that investigated the skills needed for future workplaces.

  • Why your wages aren’t going up 13 Jul 2018

    MundiNews

    MundiNews (USA) quoted Professor John Buchanan on why wages aren’t increasing.

  • John Buchanan on 2GB Sydney 11 Jul 2018

    2GB Sydney

    2GB Sydney interviewed Professor John Buchanan on new figures from the Bureau of Statistics, which show a 30 percent increase in the number in the workforce taking on second jobs, saying that the hours are hazardous to health.

  • Wage growth climbing across the industries 06 Jul 2018

    Australian Financial Review

    The Australian Financial Review quoted Professor John Buchanan on recent wage increases and whether they are due to a surge in union-negotiated bargaining.

  • Has Education Overdone Creative Problem Solving? 03 Jul 2018

    Hope 103.2

    Professor John Buchanan was interviewed on Hope 103.2 on a new report commissioned by the Department of Education which asked what today’s children need to thrive with the growth of artificial intelligence and other disruptive technologies.

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Videos

John Buchanan from the Workplace Research Centre at the Business School highlights the challenges facing Qantas following the recent industrial action.

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