Deposit N195 - Biographical Register of the Australian Labour Movement

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Biographical Register of the Australian Labour Movement


  • 1980 - 2011 (Creation)

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(c1955 -)

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John Shields is a Professor in the Discipline of Work and Organisational Studies, the University of Sydney Business School, where he teaches human resource management. His principal areas of research and publication are performance management, reward management, executive remuneration and corporate governance, and business and labour history. In the field of reward management, his most recent book publication is Managing Employee Performance and Reward, Cambridge University Press, 2007. He is currently engaged in an international collaborative project using survey evidence to test one of the verities of current reward management theory and practice, namely that firms that 'align' reward practices with business strategy and other organisational specifics will outperform firms that have misaligned reward practices. A second current project involves an industry partnership examining demographic and cross-cultural effects on Emotional Intelligence self-report scores, using data from five different countries. John Shields has been one of the main people responsible for the development of the a Biographical Register of the Australian Labour Movement.

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These files contain information about individuals and organisations used to compile entries in the Biographical Register of the Australian Labour Movement (BRALM).


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Records are arranged in alphabetical order by surname in the following groups - men included in the biographical register, men not included, women included, women not included, Broken Hill men and women, miscellaneous men and women. The last section is of newspaper and union journal cuttings.

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Entered from deposit description on 21 February 2013.



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