Deposit N287 - Michael Hess Collection

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Michael Hess Collection


  • 1946 - 1950 (Creation)

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Michael Hess began his research career in the field of industrial relations with a focus on 'developing' economies. He has held appointments at the University of New South Wales and the University of Western Australia. He was Reader in the Asia Pacific School of Economics and Director of the Graduate Studies in Developmental Administration at the Australian University. As a Fellow at ANU, Hess' research included the history of the Aboriginal pastoral workers' strike, 1946-1949. In 2004 he held the position of Professor of Management at the University of Tasmania and where he was a founding member of the Australian Innovation Research Centre. He then joined the University of New South Wales at the Australian Defence Force Academy as Head of School, Business School. He is editor of the e-journal, Labour & Management in Development.

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Photocopies of documentary material and notes on the 1946-1949 Pilbara pastoral workers' strike. Includes a transcript of a book on shipping problems by Rupert Lockwood.


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Entered from deposit description on 19 September 2011




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