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Associate Professor Linda Colley

2005 PhD (Griffith)
A/Prof HRM / Industrial Relations
School of Business and Law
Appleton Institute
(07) 3295 1133
About Me
Universities Studied At

2005 Doctor of Philosophy, Griffith

2000 Graduate Diploma in Public Sector Management, Griffith

1996 Bachelor of Commerce (Honours), Griffith

1992 Bachelor of Commerce, Griffith

Universities Worked At

Griffith University (2009)

The University of Queensland (2010-2014)

Queensland University of Technology (2014)

Southern Cross University (2014)


2017, CQUniversity, School of Business and Law, Deans Award for Outstanding Researcher

Media Citations

"Slow economy slowing PS promotion escalator", Canberra Times, 17/2/15

Previous teaching

Recent teaching and tutoring includes:

Research Planning and Design, The University of Queensland, 2014

Employment Relations, Queensland University of Technology, 2014

Negotiation, Griffith University, 2014

Management Employee Relations, Griffith University, 2014

Research Supervision

I am currently accredited for supervision in the following:

  • 1503 Business and Management
  • 4407 Policy and Administration

At the level of Principal Supervisor

Current Capacity
I am currently available to supervise more research candidates
Current Supervision
Master of Research
Understanding the Experiences of Temporary Work Migrants in Australia
Principal Supervisor
Doctor of Philosophy
Understanding Local Government Leadership in Regional Queensland. A Case Study Approach.
Associate Supervisor
Master of Research
I am thinking of applying for Foreign Direct Investment research.
Associate Supervisor
Doctor of Philosophy
ICT Contingency worker conundrum: A critical path commodity but are they devalued by leadership culture and organisational socialisation design.
Associate Supervisor
Master of Business
Exploring a millennial's meaningful work beliefs: A hospitality context
Associate Supervisor
Master of Business
Pathways and Experiences of Women on Government Boards - a Regional Queensland Perspective.
Principal Supervisor
Research Interests
Commerce, Management, Tourism And Services

Business and Management - Human Resources Management
I conduct research and publish on a range of topics in human resources, particularly public sector employment. My research interests and expertise include career service employment, merit and tenure, job security, redundancy and downsizing I conduct research in the field of gender at work.

Commerce, Management, Tourism And Services

Business and Management - Human Resources Management
Gender at work My research also includes gender at work, including elements such as pay equity, the inter-sectional effects of gender and age at work, and the representation of women in senior and executive roles and in political parties

Commerce, Management, Tourism And Services

Business and Management - Industrial Relations
I undertake historical research on work, particularly related to the removal of barriers to women working such as removal of the marriage bar, and changes to public service recruitment practices

Studies In Human Society

Other Studies in Human Society - Gender Specific Studies
including gender at work, gender in public services, gender in parliaments

Studies In Human Society

Policy and Administration - Public Administration
including public sector employment, public management reform, and privatisation

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