Rae Cooper talks about teaching an innovative Industrial Relations program as part of the IR/HR degree emphasizing the importance of industry exposure. Students also speak about their work placement experience.
Justice Iain Ross, President Fair Work Commission
11th June 2013 6:00-7:30pm
CBD Campus, The University of Sydney Business School
Level 17, 133 Castlereagh Street, Sydney
Work and Organisational Studies (WOS) is a large discipline within the University of Sydney Business School. Our group includes leading international scholars investigating work and organisations and our research expertise informs our teaching across undergraduate and postgraduate courses.
Scholars in WOS have published several hundred key monographs and academic peer-reviewed articles in leading international journals. Our research expertise spans a range of fields, with a particular emphasis on management in the workplace. Our research is supported by major international and national grant schemes. We also engage with business, government and the broader community to produce intelligent and insightful research. Much of this research has informed policy making at business and government levels.
Our expertise spans the following areas:
There is a strong tradition of teaching excellence within the discipline and our undergraduate and postgraduate students are among the best and brightest in the country. In our teaching, we expose students to cutting-edge research and we use innovative and engaged teaching methods. A number of market-leading textbooks in our area of expertise have been written by WOS academics. We nurture critical thinking and relevant industry knowledge to prepare students for their careers. Our graduates report high levels of teaching satisfaction and many of our alumni are now leading successful careers in business.
Business Leader Postgraduate Scholarship Recipient