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Researcher: Hess, M (Professor Michael Hess)

Fields of Research

Public Policy
Industrial Relations
Public Administration
Innovation and Technology Management
Entrepreneurship
Human Resources Management
Policy and Administration
Population Trends and Policies
Australian History (excl. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander History)
Labour Economics
Business and Management
Small Business Management

Research Objectives

Productivity (excl. Public Sector)
Expanding Knowledge through Studies of Human Society
Management
Management and Productivity
Human Capital Issues
Technological and Organisational Innovation
Industrial Relations
Community Service (excl. Work)
Expanding Knowledge in History and Archaeology
Wholesale and Retail Trade
Marketing
Government and Politics
Public Sector Productivity
Public Services Policy Advice and Analysis

Career Best Publications

Community in Public Policy: Fad or Foundation?; Australian Journal of Public Administration
Knowing and Skilling in Contemporary Public Administration; Australian Journal of Public Administration
Public Sector Reform and the Public Interest in Australia; Asian Journal of Political Science

Research Publications

'Unions' in Asia?; Australian Labour and Regional Change
Changing concepts of work in Thailand; Journal of Comparative International Management
Community as a factor in union organization; Journal of Organizational Change Management
Community in Public Policy: Fad or Foundation?; Australian Journal of Public Administration
Employment and labour markets
From Fragmentation to Unity; National Library of Australia
Governance and community strengthening: a case study from Victoria, Australia; Social capital, lifelong learning and the management of place: an international perspective
Governance and community strengthening: A case study from Victoria, Australia; Social Capital, Lifelong Learning and the Management of Place
Governance and knowledge in the post-market state; Canberra Bulletin of Public Administration
Innovation and the Interface between Local Community and Global Economy; Public Administration Today
Innovation in public management: The role and function of community knowledge; The Innovation Journal
Knowing and Skilling in Contemporary Public Administration; Australian Journal of Public Administration
Knowing and skilling in contemporary public administration; The International Policital Science Association Committee, Structure and Organisation of Government Research
Labour and Management in Development Journal; Labour and Management in Development Journal
Localisation in Contemporary Public Management; Community and Local Governance in Australia
New Research Instruments for Government: Measuring Community Engagement; Making Knowledge Work: Sustaining Learning Communities and Regions
Operationalising place-based innovation in public administration; Journal of Place Management and Development
Papua New Guinea; The Handbook of Human Resource Management Policies and Practices in Asia-Pacific Economies
Public Sector Reform and the Public Interest in Australia; Asian Journal of Political Science
Ray Tilley of Birchalls: innovation in the book trade; Tasmanian Historical Studies
Ray Tilley of Birchalls: Innovation in the book trade; Tasmanian Historical Studies
Right vs Left in the Tasmanian Liquor Trades Union; Labour History
Social innovation as a new public administration strategy; The 12th annual conference of the International Research Society for Public Management
Successful unionism in a difficult environment: the Papua New Guinea Maritime Workers Industrial Union in the 1990s; Journal of Pacific Studies
Tasmanian Historical Studies; Tasmanian Historical Studies
Training the next generation of local government managers; ANZAM
Unions and economic development: an overview; Labour Organisation and Development: Case Studies
Unions and economic development: an overview; NCDS Asia Pacific Press
Unions Under Economic Development: Private Sector Unions in Papua New Guinea; Oxford University Press
Work motivation in Vietnam: some aspects of change under Doi Moi; Labour and Management in Development Journal
Work, Management and Culture; National Centre for Development Studies

Research Projects

Research Candidate Supervision

An Exploration of Innovation and Governance in Australian Superannuation Organisations
Australia's National Skilling System and its Trajectory- A Model and Analysis for the Period 2001-2006
Conflict Engagement- Application for Early Intervention.
Evolution of Transport Logistics Patterns and Characteristics of Innovative Tasmanian Firms
Exploring Reputation Management in an Episodic Event Organisation- The Case of Targa Tasmania
Getting the Truth- A Case-Based Qualitative Comparative Analysis of Nurses' Attitude to Safety Climate and their Views of reporting a Hypothetical Medication Error
Human Resource Management and Hospitality
Innovation at Heritage Tourist Attractions
IS/IT Governance in Tasmanian SMEs
Optimising Human Resources in Oman- The impact of gender characteristics and cultural influence on appointment to executive positions
Putting Strategic Human Resource Management (SHRM) into Practice- An Australian Case Study
Tasmanian Trade Unions and Women's Issues 1960 - 2000- Experiences of Women in Senior Positions
The Decision Making Process for the Adoption of Enterprise Systems as Innovation in Australian SMEs
The facilitation of innovation and creativity through human resource management in small organisations
The legal service industry- Business level strategy in Australia in the new communication age
The management of regulatory compliance
The Process and Outcomes of Accelerated Internationalisation. A study of the Deregulation of the Singapore Banking Sector.
The Strategic Management of Brand Equity in Emerging Markets
The Volunteer Citizen, Health Services and Agency- The Identity Work of Australian and New Zealand Ambulance Volunteers