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Researcher: Barton, RT (Dr Ruth Barton)

Fields of Research

Industrial and employee relations
Organisation and management theory
Employment equity and diversity

Research Objectives

Employment patterns and change
Industrial relations
Expanding knowledge in commerce, management, tourism and services
Understanding Australia's past

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

Agency and the deunionisation of managers in an Australian telecommunications company; Journal of Management & Organization
The charismatic organization: Vision 2000 and corporate change in a state-owned organization; Enterprise & Society
The Local is Now Global: Building a Union Coalition in the International Transport and Logistics Sector; Industrial Relations
The State, Labour Management and Union Marginalisation at Electrolytic Zinc, Tasmania, 1920-48; Labour History
Trade unions and industrial regeneration in North West Tasmania: moving beyond lock-in?; Environment and Planning A
Understanding the dynamics of inequity in collective bargaining: evidence from Australia, Canada, Denmark and France; Transfer: European Review of Labour and Research
Unions interrogating regions and regionalism in Australia: The challenges of experimentation; Trade Unions and Regions: Better Work, Experimentation, and Regional Governance
What can unions do? Addressing multinational relocation in North West Tasmania; Journal of Industrial Relations
‘'We’re here to make money; we’re here to do business’: privatisation and questions for Trade Unions; Competition & Change
“Good Riddance to the Stinkin' Place”: Deindustrialisation and Memory at Associated Pulp and Paper Mills in Burnie, Tasmania; Labour History: A Journal of Labour and Social History
“Our Tarkine, Our Future”: The Australian Workers Union Use of Narratives Around Place and Community in West and North West Tasmania, Australia; Antipode

Research Projects

Research Candidate Supervision