BA(Hons) W.Aust.; MA Br.Col. ; PhD Macq.
H03 - Institute Building
The University of Sydney
NSW Australia 2006
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Susan McGrath-Champ is Associate Professor in Work and Organisational Studies in the University of Sydney Business School. Her main research interests lie in human resource management, and the spatial (geographical) aspects of work and employment. Susan's current research includes studies of gender pay equity and organisation's emergency evacuation policies for international assignees in the not-for-profit and corporate sectors. As sole or lead chief investigator on Australian Research Council projects, she has analysed the spatial aspects of enterprise agreements and examined training, migration and global aspects of the Australian construction industry. As recipient of an Exchange from the Australian Academy of Social Sciences and the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, she has also researched performance management aspects of international assignments within international and global firms.
Susan is the chief editor of an international Handbook of Employment and Society: Working Space (2010 with Andrew Herod and Al Rainnie) which develops understandings of the active role of geography in the world of work. Her work is widely published and she has been special issue guest editor of Economic and Industrial Democracy and Labour and Industry (with Bradon Ellem).
Teaching in strategic human resource management, international human resource management, globalisation and employment relations she has been a recipient of a Faculty Award for Teaching Innovation, is the Academic Champion for the Business School's Inspired by Business program and publishes research on teaching method and innovation.
Susan is a Fellow of the Australian Human Resources Institute (AHRI) and on the Organising Committee of AHRIs International Human?? Resource Management Special Interest Group. She is a member of the Women and Work Research Group former Executive Committee Member of the Association of Industrial Relations Academics of Australia and New Zealand, is a professional Member of the Institute of Australian Geographers (MIAG) and is on the editorial board of the International Employment Relations Review.
Part Time Job Numbers 18 Mar 2013
ABC News 24
ABC NewsRadio has interviewed Associate Professor Susan McGrath-Champ about part-time job numbers. Associate Professor McGrath-Champ says there is ongoing demand for part-time work and that is where the main growth is.
The University of Sydney Business School
Australia will be forced to take more workers from abroad to meet the skills and labour needs of the resources 'boom' because of a failure in recent years to train enough tradespeople and technical professionals, writes Associate Professor Susan McGrath-Champ. Read more
Blue Collar Millionaires 16 Aug 2012
Associate Professor Susan McGrath-Champ has been interview by The Tradie magazine, regarding a new study which shows that skilled blue collar workers are earning more than ever.
- Geographical aspects of work and employment
- Gender and ethnicity
- Pay equity
- Human resource and management strategy
- International human resource management
- Employment relations in mining and construction
Recent Units Taught
2013: Semester 1, 2012: Semester 2,