Professor Mark Bray

Professor

Newcastle Business School (Human Resource Management)

Career Summary

Biography

Mark has held the Foundation Chair in Employment Studies at the University of Newcastle since 1997. Before then, he held positions at the Universities of NSW, Wollongong and Sydney. He has taught Australian and comparative industrial relations, human resource management and research methods over many years. He has since 2005 been author (with Peter Waring, Rae Cooper and Johanna Macneil) of Australia's leading university textbook in the field: Employment Relations: Theory and Practice (McGraw-Hill, Sydney, 2014, 3rd Edition). He has performed in a range of leadership roles at the University of Newcastle, from Head of the Management and Business Schools to various Assistant Deanships.

His current research interests include the role of tribunals in promoting workplace cooperation and performance; and the structures and processes of labour regulation, including labour law, collective bargaining and awards. Over his career, he has also researched topics like: industrial relations and human resource management in selected industries (including health, road transport, airlines, electricity generation, aluminium smelting, hospitality); HRM in multinational corporations; national and industry differences in labour regulation; the complexity of labour regulation; and industrial relations public policy.

Research Expertise
Industrial relations and human resource management in selected industries (including health, road transport, airlines, electricity generation), National and industry differences in labour regulation and the complexity of regulation. Industrial relations public policy. HRM in multinational corporations. 


Qualifications

  • PhD, University of New South Wales
  • Bachelor of Economics (Honours), University of Sydney
  • Master of Arts, University of Warwick - England

Keywords

  • Human Resource Management
  • Industrial Relations
  • Labour Regulation
  • Multinational Corporations

Fields of Research

Code Description Percentage
150499 Commercial Services not elsewhere classified 10
150799 Transportation and Freight Services not elsewhere classified 5
150399 Business and Management not elsewhere classified 85

Professional Experience

UON Appointment

Title Organisation / Department
Casual Academic University of Newcastle
Newcastle Business School
Australia
Professor University of Newcastle
Newcastle Business School
Australia
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Publications

For publications that are currently unpublished or in-press, details are shown in italics.


Book (6 outputs)

Year Citation Altmetrics Link
2014 Bray M, Waring P, Cooper R, Macneil JL, Employment Relations: Theory and Practice, McGraw Hill, Sydney, 433 (2014) [A4]
Co-authors Johanna Macneil
2011 Bray MD, Waring PA, Cooper R, Employment Relations: Theory and Practice, McGraw-Hill, North, Ryde, NSW, 448 (2011) [A4]
2010 Bray MD, Waring PA, Cooper R, Advances in Australian Employment Relations: July 2008-March 2009: To Accompany Employment Relations: Theory and Practice, McGraw-Hill, North Ryde, 30 (2010) [A2]
2009 Bray MD, Waring PA, Cooper R, Employment Relations: Theory and Practice, McGraw-Hill, North Ryde, NSW, 438 (2009) [A2]
2006 Waring PA, Bray MD, Evolving Employment Relations: Industry Studies from Australia, McGraw-Hill, Sydney, 187 (2006) [A3]
2005 Bray MD, Deery S, Walsh J, Waring PA, Industrial Relations: A Contemporary Approach, McGraw-Hill Australia Pty Ltd, Sydney, 424 (2005) [A2]
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Chapter (14 outputs)

Year Citation Altmetrics Link
2013 Collins DA, Bray M, Burgess J, 'Responding to Global Warming Mitigation Policies: The Hunter Valley Construction and Engineering Cluster', Resources and Competitive Advantage, Rainer Hampp Verlag, München, Mering 113-131 (2013) [B1]
DOI 10.1688/9783866189652
Co-authors David Collins
2011 Bray MD, Waring PA, 'Employment relations', Human resource management in Australia: Strategy, people, performance, McGraw-Hill, North Ryde, NSW 143-172 (2011) [B2]
2011 Bray MD, 'The distinctiveness of modern awards', Work and employment relations : An era of change : Essays in honour of Russell Lansbury, The Federation Press, Sydney, NSW 17-33 (2011) [B1]
2006 Bray MD, Waring PA, 'Theoretical Foundations', Evolving Employment Relations: industry studies from Australia, McGraw-Hill, Macquarie Park 3-15 (2006) [B1]
2006 Bray MD, Waring PA, 'The changing national system of employment relations in australia and the importance of industry-level studies', Evolving Employment Relations: industry studies from Australia, McGraw-Hill, Macquarie Park 17-34 (2006) [B1]
2006 Bray MD, Waring PA, 'The evolution of employment relations, Workchoices and beyond', Evolving Employment Relations: industry studies from Australia, McGraw-Hill, Macquarie Park 171-187 (2006) [B1]
2006 Spiess LJ, Bray MD, 'Domestic Airlines', Evolving Employment Relations : industry studies from Australia, McGraw-Hill, Macquarie Park 99-118 (2006) [B1]
2005 Bray MD, Stanton P, White NL, Willis E, 'The Structure of bargaining in public hospitals in three Australian states', Workplace reform in the healthcare industry: the Australian experience, Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke 63-90 (2005) [B1]
2005 White NL, Bray MD, 'The processes of workplace change for nurses in NSW public hospitals', Workplace reform in the health care industry: the Australian experience, Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke 131-149 (2005) [B1]
2005 White NL, Bray MD, 'The Labour Relations of Public Health Care Reform in New South Wales', Labour relations and health reform: a comparative study of five jurisdictions, Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke 162-197 (2005) [B1]
2003 Waring PA, Bray MD, 'Human resource management and the individualisation of the employment relationship', human resource management: challenges & future directions, John Wiley & Sons Australia Ltd, Milton Queensland 117-134 (2003) [B2]
2003 White NL, Bray MD, 'An exceptional case? The lack of enterprise bargaining in the NSW public hospital sector', Developments in Enterprise Bargaining in Australia, Tertiary Press, Croydon Victoria 306-322 (2003) [B1]
2002 MacDonald DK, Bray MD, 'Preparing for the National Electricity Market:The New South Wales Electricity Industry', Privatisation, Globalisation and Labour, The Federation Press, Sydney 78-101 (2002) [B1]
1999 Bray MD, Lansbury R, 'ABB in Australia: Local Autonomy versus Globalisation', Being Local Worldwide: ABB and the Challenge of Global Management, Cornell University, Ithaca 119-130 (1999) [B1]
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Journal article (26 outputs)

Year Citation Altmetrics Link
2015 Bray M, 'Studying Organizations using Critical Realism: A Practical Guide', JOURNAL OF INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS, 57 115-118 (2015)
DOI 10.1177/0022185614560090
2014 Stewart A, Bray MD, Macneil JL, Oxenbridge S, '¿Promoting cooperative and productive workplace relations¿: Exploring the Fair Work Commission¿s new role', Australian Journal of Labour Law, 27 258-280 (2014) [C1]
Co-authors Johanna Macneil
2014 Sun S, Bray M, 'The dynamics of recent changes in the Chinese trade union movement', Labour & Industry: a journal of the social and economic relations of work, 24 173-191 (2014) [C1]
DOI 10.1080/10301763.2014.961680
2013 Mitchell RJ, Obeidat S, Bray M, 'The Effect of Strategic Human Resource Management on Organizational Performance:The Mediating Role of High-Performance Human Resource Practices', Human Resource Management, 52 899-921 (2013) [C1]
DOI 10.1002/hrm.21587
Citations Scopus - 1
Co-authors Rebecca Mitchell
2013 Macneil J, Bray M, 'Third-party facilitators in interest-based negotiation: An Australian Case Study', Journal of Industrial Relations, 35 699-722 (2013) [C1]
DOI 10.1177/0022185613491681
Co-authors Johanna Macneil
2013 Bray MD, Stewart A, 'From the Arbitration System to the Fair Work Act: The Changing Approach in Australia to Voice and Representation at Work', Adelaide Law Review, 34 21-42 (2013) [C1]
2013 Bray MD, Stewart A, 'What is Distinctive About the Fair Work Regime?', Australian Journal of Labour Law, 26 20-49 (2013) [C1]
2012 Bray MD, Macneil JL, 'Individualism, collectivism and awards in the Australian Hospitality Industry', Labour and Industry, 22 333-359 (2012) [C1]
Co-authors Johanna Macneil
2011 Bray MD, Macneil JL, 'Individualism, Collectivism, and the Case of Awards in Australia', Journal of Industrial Relations, 53 149-167 (2011) [C1]
DOI 10.1177/0022185610397139
Citations Scopus - 3Web of Science - 4
Co-authors Johanna Macneil
2010 Collins DA, Bray MD, Burgess KJ, 'Green jobs, environmental sustainability & industrial relations', Indian Journal of Industrial Relations, 45 522-538 (2010) [C1]
Co-authors John Burgess, David Collins
2010 Bray MD, 'The SAGE Handbook of Industrial Relations', Journal of Industrial Relations, 52 119-120 (2010) [C3]
2009 Bray MD, Underhill E, 'Industry differences in the neoliberal transformation of Australian industrial relations', Industrial Relations Journal, 40 372-392 (2009) [C1]
DOI 10.1111/j.1468-2338.2009.00533.x
2009 Bray MD, Waring PA, 'The (continuing) importance of industry studies in industrial relations', Journal of Industrial Relations, 51 617-633 (2009) [C1]
DOI 10.1177/0022185609346174
Citations Scopus - 5Web of Science - 4
2007 Whittard JA, Bray MD, Larkin RM, Lewer J, Groen E, 'Collective Bargaining Rights under the Workplace Relations Act: The Boeing Dispute', Labour and Industry, 18 1-7 (2007) [C1]
Citations Scopus - 2
Co-authors John Lewer, Roslyn Larkin
2006 Bray MD, Waring PA, 'The Rise of managerial prerogative under the Howard Government', Australian Bulletin of Labour, 32 45-61 (2006) [C1]
2005 Bray MD, Waring PA, ''Complexity' and 'Congruence' in Australian Labour Regulation', The Journal of Industrial Relations, 47 1-15 (2005) [C1]
DOI 10.1111/j.1472-9296.2005.00155.x
2003 White NL, Bray MD, 'The Changing Role of Nursing Unit Managers: A Case of Work Intensification?', Labour & Industry, 14 1-19 (2003) [C1]
2002 Bray MD, White NL, 'A System Under Pressure: Industrial Relations in New South Wales Public Hospitals', New Zealand Journal of Industrial Relations, 27,2 193-219 (2002) [C1]
2001 Bray MD, Waring PA, MacDonald DK, Le Queux S, 'The 'Representation Gap' In Australia', Labour and Industry: A Journal of the Social and Economics Relations of Work, 12 1-32 (2001) [C1]
2000 Bray MD, Lansbury R, 'The Conditions for Convergence:Multinationals, Product Markets, Production Systems and Employment Relations', Journal of Industrial Relations, 42,(2) 295-313 (2000) [C1]
2000 Le Queux S, Ostenfeld SA, Bray MD, 'Australie: Branle-bas de combat pour un renouveau syndical', Chronique Internationale de L'IRES, 66 84-92 (2000) [C1]
1999 Bray MD, Ostenfeld SA, 'Introduction - Recent Developments in australian Industrial Relations: A Unique Experience?', New Zealand Journal of Industrial Relations, 24,3 219-229 (1999) [C3]
1999 Bray MD, Wailes N, 'Reinterpreting the 1989 Pilots' Dispute: The Role of Managerial Control and Labour Productivity', Labour & Industry, 10,1 79-106 (1999) [C1]
1998 Bray MD, Walsh P, 'Different Paths to Neo-Liberalism ? Comparing Australia and New Zealand', Industrial Relations, 37 358-387 (1998) [C1]
Citations Scopus - 27Web of Science - 21
1998 Bray MD, Waring PA, 'The Rhetoric and Reality of Bargaining Structures under the Howard Government', Labour & Industry, 9 61-80 (1998) [C1]
1998 Bray MD, 'Union and the Politics of Economic Restructuring: the Experience of the Australian Accord', Renewal, 6 40-50 (1998) [C3]
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Review (1 outputs)

Year Citation Altmetrics Link
2002 Bray MD, MacDonald DK, Waring PA, 'NCP Review of Chapter 6 of the NSW Industrial Relations Act', NCP Review of Chapter 6 of the NSW Industrial Relations Act (2002) [D1]

Conference (12 outputs)

Year Citation Altmetrics Link
2011 Bailey J, Van Acker L, Macneil JL, Bray MD, 'Capstone courses: Approaches and strategies', Proceedings of the 25th Conference of the Association of Industrial Relations Academics of Australia and New Zealand (AIRAANZ), Auckland, NZ (2011) [E3]
Co-authors Johanna Macneil
2010 Obeidat SM, Bray MD, Mitchell RJ, 'The relationship between high performance human resource practices and organisation performance: Electronic-HRM as a moderator', The 10th Annual Pacific Employment Relations Association Conference Proceedings Part II, Gold Coast, QLD (2010) [E1]
Co-authors Rebecca Mitchell
2009 Postrado L, Macneil JL, Bray MD, ''We came from B shift, and B shift was the enemy': Rules, norms and conflict at an aluminium smelter', Labour, Capital and Change: Proceedings of the 23rd Conference of the Association of Industrial Relations Academics of Australia and New Zealand, Newcastle, NSW (2009) [E1]
Co-authors Johanna Macneil
2009 Bray MD, Macneil JL, 'Individualism, collectivism and awards in Australia', 15th World Congress of the International Industrial Relations Association (IIRA): Congress Proceedings, Sydney, NSW (2009) [E3]
Co-authors Johanna Macneil
2008 Macneil JL, Bray MD, 'Institutional influences on the adoption and fate of high performance work systems', Work Matters: 26th International Labour Process Conference. Papers, Dublin, Ireland (2008) [E2]
Co-authors Johanna Macneil
2007 Whittard JA, Bray MD, Larkin RM, Lewer J, 'The Boeing dispute at Williamtown: What right to bargain collectively?', Proceedings of the 21st Conference of the Association of Industrial Relations Academics of Australia and New Zealand, University of Auckland, N.Z. (2007) [E1]
Co-authors John Lewer, Roslyn Larkin
2004 White NL, Bray MD, 'Awards, Managerial Prerogative and Workplace Change: Case Study Evidence from the Health Sector', New Economices: New Industrial Relations Proceedings of the 18th AIRAANZ Conference, Noosa, Queensland (2004) [E1]
2004 Waring PA, Ostenfeld SA, Bray MD, ''Award Pull' in the Hospitality Industry', New Economies: New Industrial Relations Proceedings of the 18th AIRAANZ Conference, Noosa, Queensland (2004) [E1]
2003 Bray MD, Waring PA, ''Complexity' and 'Congruence' in Australian Labour Regulation', Reflections and New Directions, Melbourne (2003) [E2]
2002 Bray MD, White NL, 'A System Under Pressure Industrial Relations in New South Wales Public Hospitals', Celebrating Excellence: The Proceedings of the 16th AIRAANZ Conference, Queenstown, New Zealand (2002) [E2]
2000 Le Queux S, Ostenfeld SA, Bray MD, Connell JA, Lewer J, Waring PA, Zeffane RM, 'Teaching the Cockatoo to Talk? A Political Economy of HRM in Australia', Proceedings of AGRH Eleventh Annual Conference, Paris, France (2000) [E1]
Co-authors John Lewer
1998 Bray MD, Lansbury R, 'Local versus Global: Employment Relations in a Global Corporation', Developing competiveness and social justice: the interplay between institutions and social partners, Bologna, Italy (1998) [E2]
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Grants and Funding

Summary

Number of grants 21
Total funding $388,766

Click on a grant title below to expand the full details for that specific grant.


20143 grants / $137,000

Facilitating workplace change: Redefining the role of industrial tribunals in Australia$117,000

Funding body: ARC (Australian Research Council)

Funding body ARC (Australian Research Council)
Project Team Professor Mark Bray, Doctor Johanna Macneil, Professor Andrew Stewart, Justice Iain Ross, Ms Emma Morson
Scheme Linkage Projects
Role Lead
Funding Start 2014
Funding Finish 2014
GNo G1301218
Type Of Funding Aust Competitive - Commonwealth
Category 1CS
UON Y

Facilitating workplace change: Redefining the role of industrial tribunals in Australia$10,000

Funding body: FairWork Commission

Funding body FairWork Commission
Project Team Professor Mark Bray, Doctor Johanna Macneil, Professor Andrew Stewart, Justice Iain Ross, Ms Emma Morson
Scheme Linkage Projects Partner funding
Role Lead
Funding Start 2014
Funding Finish 2014
GNo G1301283
Type Of Funding Aust Competitive - Commonwealth
Category 1CS
UON Y

Two case studies of the role of industrial tribunals in promoting workplace cooperation and productive workplace relations$10,000

Funding body: FairWork Commission

Funding body FairWork Commission
Project Team Professor Mark Bray, Doctor Johanna Macneil
Scheme Research Project
Role Lead
Funding Start 2014
Funding Finish 2014
GNo G1400787
Type Of Funding Other Public Sector - Commonwealth
Category 2OPC
UON Y

20133 grants / $55,000

Facilitating workplace change: Redefining the role of industrial tribunals in Australia$25,000

Funding body: Industrial Relations Society of New South Wales

Funding body Industrial Relations Society of New South Wales
Project Team Professor Mark Bray, Doctor Johanna Macneil, Professor Andrew Stewart, Justice Iain Ross, Ms Emma Morson
Scheme Linkage Projects Partner Funding
Role Lead
Funding Start 2013
Funding Finish 2013
GNo G1301047
Type Of Funding Aust Competitive - Commonwealth
Category 1CS
UON Y

Improving labour productivity through co-operative workplace relations: A proactive role for industrial tribunals in Australia.$20,000

Funding body: University of Newcastle

Funding body University of Newcastle
Project Team Professor Mark Bray, Doctor Johanna Macneil
Scheme Linkage Pilot Research Grant
Role Lead
Funding Start 2013
Funding Finish 2013
GNo G1301036
Type Of Funding Internal
Category INTE
UON Y

The evolution of workplace cooperation at Delta Electricity$10,000

Funding body: Delta Electricity

Funding body Delta Electricity
Project Team Professor Mark Bray, Doctor Johanna Macneil
Scheme Research Grant
Role Lead
Funding Start 2013
Funding Finish 2013
GNo G1300731
Type Of Funding Other Public Sector - State
Category 2OPS
UON Y

20031 grants / $10,000

Employee Attitude Surveys and Human Resource Strategies: A Survey of Businesses in the Hunter Region$10,000

Funding body: University of Newcastle

Funding body University of Newcastle
Project Team Professor Mark Bray, Doctor Peter Howley, Conjoint Professor Kerrie Mengersen
Scheme Project Grant
Role Lead
Funding Start 2003
Funding Finish 2003
GNo G0182452
Type Of Funding Internal
Category INTE
UON Y

20022 grants / $14,362

The Implications of Award Simplification on Bargaining Structures$12,000

Funding body: University of Newcastle

Funding body University of Newcastle
Project Team Professor Mark Bray, Dr Shane Ostenfeld, Conjoint Associate Professor Peter Waring
Scheme Project Grant
Role Lead
Funding Start 2002
Funding Finish 2002
GNo G0181326
Type Of Funding Internal
Category INTE
UON Y

Workforce Issues in the Health Sector, 31 May 2002$2,362

Funding body: University of Newcastle

Funding body University of Newcastle
Project Team Professor Mark Bray
Scheme Conference Establishment Grant
Role Lead
Funding Start 2002
Funding Finish 2002
GNo G0181958
Type Of Funding Internal
Category INTE
UON Y

20002 grants / $13,061

Trade Union Renewal and the 'Oganising Model'.$11,000

Funding body: ARC (Australian Research Council)

Funding body ARC (Australian Research Council)
Project Team Professor Mark Bray, Mr Colin Lynch
Scheme Small Grant
Role Lead
Funding Start 2000
Funding Finish 2000
GNo G0178964
Type Of Funding Scheme excluded from IGS
Category EXCL
UON Y

11th Congress of the Association de la Gestion des Resources Humaines, France 16-17 November 2000$2,061

Funding body: University of Newcastle

Funding body University of Newcastle
Project Team Professor Mark Bray
Scheme Travel Grant
Role Lead
Funding Start 2000
Funding Finish 2000
GNo G0180570
Type Of Funding Internal
Category INTE
UON Y

19996 grants / $101,188

The Role of Awards and Enterprise Bargaining in Workplace Change in the NSW Health Sector$62,268

Funding body: ARC (Australian Research Council)

Funding body ARC (Australian Research Council)
Project Team Professor Mark Bray, Associate Professor Glenda Strachan, Mr C Landrigan
Scheme Strategic Partnerships with Industry - Research & Training Scheme (SPIRT)
Role Lead
Funding Start 1999
Funding Finish 1999
GNo G0177887
Type Of Funding Aust Competitive - Commonwealth
Category 1CS
UON Y

The Role of Awards and Enterprise Bargaining in Workplace Change in the NSW Health Sector. 1999 SPIRT PARTNER.$15,000

Funding body: Hunter Area Health Service

Funding body Hunter Area Health Service
Project Team Professor Mark Bray, Associate Professor Glenda Strachan, Mr C Landrigan
Scheme SPIRT Partner funding
Role Lead
Funding Start 1999
Funding Finish 1999
GNo G0179135
Type Of Funding Other Public Sector - State
Category 2OPS
UON Y

Managerial and employee responses to restructuring in the generation sector of the NSW electricity industry$10,000

Funding body: University of Newcastle

Funding body University of Newcastle
Project Team Professor Mark Bray
Scheme Project Grant
Role Lead
Funding Start 1999
Funding Finish 1999
GNo G0178182
Type Of Funding Internal
Category INTE
UON Y

The Transformation of Industrial Relations in the Hunter Region - Part 1$5,500

Funding body: University of Newcastle

Funding body University of Newcastle
Project Team Professor Mark Bray
Scheme Collaborative Research Grant
Role Lead
Funding Start 1999
Funding Finish 1999
GNo G0179216
Type Of Funding Internal
Category INTE
UON Y

The Transformation of Industrial Relations in the Hunter Region - Part 1.$5,500

Funding body: Industrial Relations Society of New South Wales

Funding body Industrial Relations Society of New South Wales
Project Team Professor Mark Bray
Scheme Research Grant
Role Lead
Funding Start 1999
Funding Finish 1999
GNo G0179217
Type Of Funding Contract - Aust Non Government
Category 3AFC
UON Y

Globalisation and Labour Regulation in Small Open Economics.$2,920

Funding body: Canadian Studies - Canadian High Commission

Funding body Canadian Studies - Canadian High Commission
Project Team Professor Mark Bray
Scheme Canadian-Asia-Pacific Award in Canadian Studies (CAPA)
Role Lead
Funding Start 1999
Funding Finish 1999
GNo G0178651
Type Of Funding International - Non Competitive
Category 3IFB
UON Y

19982 grants / $18,744

The Impact of the Corporatisation and Potential Privatisation of the NSW Electricity Industry on Employment and Industrial Relations$11,800

Funding body: ARC (Australian Research Council)

Funding body ARC (Australian Research Council)
Project Team Doctor Duncan MacDonald, Professor Mark Bray
Scheme Small Grant
Role Investigator
Funding Start 1998
Funding Finish 1998
GNo G0177276
Type Of Funding Scheme excluded from IGS
Category EXCL
UON Y

Professor Gregor Murray, Department of Industrial Relations, Universite Laval, Quebec, CANADA, 22/1/99 - 30/6/99$6,944

Funding body: University of Newcastle

Funding body University of Newcastle
Project Team Professor Mark Bray
Scheme Visitor Grant
Role Lead
Funding Start 1998
Funding Finish 1998
GNo G0178282
Type Of Funding Internal
Category INTE
UON Y

19972 grants / $39,411

(SHARED) Employment relations in the Global Corporation: A Study of Power Transformer Plants in Three Countries$35,596

Funding body: ARC (Australian Research Council)

Funding body ARC (Australian Research Council)
Project Team Professor Mark Bray
Scheme Large Grant
Role Lead
Funding Start 1997
Funding Finish 1997
GNo G0177480
Type Of Funding Aust Competitive - Commonwealth
Category 1CS
UON Y

(SHARED) Strategic choice and the transformation of Australian Industrial Relations: Testing Theory against practice$3,815

Funding body: ARC (Australian Research Council)

Funding body ARC (Australian Research Council)
Project Team Professor Mark Bray
Scheme Large Grant
Role Lead
Funding Start 1997
Funding Finish 1997
GNo G0177635
Type Of Funding Aust Competitive - Commonwealth
Category 1CS
UON Y
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Research Supervision

Number of supervisions

Completed10
Current3

Total current UON EFTSL

PhD1.8

Current Supervision

Commenced Research Title / Program / Supervisor Type
2014 Explaining the Emergence and Effectiveness of Industry-Level Labour Regulation in the Chengdu Hotel Industry
Business Management, Faculty of Business and Law
Principal Supervisor
2011 Human Resource Practices and Voluntary Labour Turnover in the Readymade Garment Industry in Bangladesh
Business Management, Faculty of Business and Law
Principal Supervisor
2011 Employment Relations Reform in the Banking Sector in Indonesia: the Implementation of Dispute Resolution Procedures - a Case Study
Business Management, Faculty of Business and Law
Principal Supervisor

Past Supervision

Year Research Title / Program / Supervisor Type
2014 The Control Mechanisms and HR Policies and Practices of MNCs from Emerging Economies in their Subsidiaries in Developed Countries: Case Studies of Indian IT Companies in Australia
Business Management, Faculty of Business and Law
Principal Supervisor
2013 The Changing Structure of Labour Regulation: The Australian Domestic Airline Industry, 1990-2006
Business Management, Faculty of Business and Law
Principal Supervisor
2012 Understanding Adoption, Implementation and Outcomes of New Public Management Reforms in Developing Countries: a Case Study of Botswana
Business Management, Faculty of Business and Law
Principal Supervisor
2011 The Relationship between High Performance Human Resource Practices and Organisational Performance in the Jordanian Industrial and Financial Sectors
Business Management, Faculty of Business and Law
Principal Supervisor
2010 Employment Relations in the Indonesian Hospitality Industry: Three Case Studies
Business Management, Faculty of Business and Law
Co-Supervisor
2009 Modelling the Relationships Between Equity, Pay Satisfaction, Affective Commitment and Intention to Turnover: An Empirical Test in Botswana
Business Management, Faculty of Business and Law
Principal Supervisor
2006 Trade Union Strategy: The Problem of Structure and Agency
Business Management, Faculty of Business and Law
Sole Supervisor
2006 'Not Charted on Ordinary MAPS' The Newcastle Steelworks Closure and the Closedown Effect
Business Management, Faculty of Business and Law
Sole Supervisor
2005 Equity and Efficiency: The Case of Australian Workplace Agreements
Business Management, Faculty of Business and Law
Principal Supervisor
2002 The Impact of Australian Multinational Companies Upon Industrial Relations in Malaysia: A Workplace View
Business Management, Faculty of Business and Law
Sole Supervisor
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News

Prof Mark Bray and Dr Johanna Mcneil

Workplace Express Article Concerning Orora and AMWU

June 12, 2015

Workplace Express Article Concerning Orora and AMWU

The President’s Forum: Challenging Ideas on Workplace Relations

December 2, 2014

Prestigious panellists debate what makes for a productive workplace

Industrial tribunal

Industrial tribunal spotlight

August 20, 2014

A UON project will explore how industrial tribunals in the Hunter region are leading Australia in the proactive promotion of workplace co-operation.

Graduates and Awardees in Manila

June 5, 2014

Professor Mark Bray represented the Faculty of Business & Law and the University at the Australia Awards Scholarship GRANDuation in Manila in late May.

Celebrating ER and HRM Success

May 14, 2014

The Newcastle Business School celebrated four ER and HRM success stories

Professor Mark Bray

Positions

Professor
Newcastle Business School
Faculty of Business and Law

Casual Academic
Newcastle Business School
Faculty of Business and Law

Focus area

Human Resource Management

Contact Details

Email mark.bray@newcastle.edu.au
Phone (02) 492 15073
Fax (02) 492 16911

Office

Room SRS137
Building Social Sciences
Location Callaghan
University Drive
Callaghan, NSW 2308
Australia
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