Jane Parker

Jane Parker

HRM and Employment Relations, School of Management, Massey University

Jane is Professor of Employment Relations and Human Resource Management in the School of Management. Her research focuses on comparative employment relations, equality and diversity developments at work, employee consultation, (strategic) HRM, labour market analysis and trade union strategy. Jane was Senior Research Fellow at the Industrial Relations Research Unit (IRRU) in the University of Warwick’s Business School before joining AUT as Senior Lecturer Above the Bar in 2008. She has many publications including international journal articles, books, book chapters, commissioned reports and conference proceedings. She received the highest grade in the 2012 and 2018 TEC PBRF research rounds and was HRNZ’s 2017 NZ HR Researcher of the Year. Jane was also part of the winning Research Team of the Year at the HRINZ 2019 HR Awards. She is a member of the International Labour and Employment Relations Association (ILERA) Executive Committee, representing Asia.   

Before leaving Warwick, Jane served as the UK National Coordinator and Contributing Editor to the European Working Conditions Observatory (EWCO), and as a contributor to the European Industrial Relations Observatory (EIRO). She is co-editor in chief of the Labour and Industry journal and co-director of the Massey University People, Organisation, Work and Employment Research (MPOWER) Group.