Shields, John

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Shields, John

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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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Created by Sarah Lethbridge on 21 February 2013.



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