MPhil(Hons); BCom BA Auck. ; PhD
Associate Professor; Director, MBA Programs
H03 Institute Building
The University of Sydney
NSW 2006 Australia
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Nick Wailes specialises in comparative employment relations and strategic management.
Nick's current research projects include a comparison of the effects of globalisation on industrial relations and human resource developments in retail banking and automobile assembly across seven countries and a study of the impact of enterprise resource planning systems on aspects of organisational management in large Australian firms. Both these projects are funded by ARC Discovery Grants. Findings from Nick's research have been published in a number of leading international journals including Journal of Applied Behavioral Science, Journal of Organisational Change Management, International Human Resource Management Journal and the British Journal of Industrial Relations.
Nick is one of the editors of International and Comparative Employment Relations (with Greg Bamber and Russell Lansbury, published by Allen and Unwin and Sage) and Cases in Strategy and Management (with Leanne Cutcher, published by McGraw Hill).
In 2006 Nick was invited to act as a Rapporteur at the International Industrial Relations 15th World Congress held in Peru in September 2006. He is a member of the Organisational Discourse, Strategy and Change Group (ODSCG) and acts as a consultant to industry.
MBAs: For women as much as men? 12 Apr 2013
Associate Professor Nick Wailes, Director of MBA Programs, has been interviewed on the topic of gender equality in participation rates in MBA programs around Australia.
Sydney MBA seven-year hitch ends 04 Mar 2013
Australian Financial Review
The Australian Financial Review has interviewed Co-Dean, Professor Tyrone Carlin and MBA director, Associate Professor Nick Wailes on the new leadership focused MBA Program, following the start of course.
Choice of future leaders 08 Nov 2012
Sydney Morning Herald
The Sydney Morning Herald has interviewed Associate Professor Nick Wailes, director of MBA programs, for an article on how to go about choosing the right MBA.
Women the new breed of bosses 26 Sep 2012
Director of the University of Sydney Business School's MBA program, Associate Professor Nick Wailes, has been interviewed on the number of women undertaking business and commerce studies.
Price Varies by Degree 24 Sep 2012
The Australian Financial Review
The Financial Review has interviewed Associate Professor Nick Wailes, director of MBA programs, re his view that Australian students prefer local courses and are not daunted by the high course fees.
The project examines the adoption and use of new recruitment related technologies by Australian professional services firms. It will provide insights into how Australian organisations can make more effective use of internet and social media technologies to attract new talent - a critical challenge affecting many Australian businesses.
ARC Discovery Project
- Comparative industrial relations
- Corporate governance and strategy
- Enterprise resource planning
- Globalisation and industrial relations
- Organisational change
- Strategic management
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