Dr Greig Taylor

Dr Greig Taylor

Business School
School of Management and Governance

Dr. Greig Taylor is a Lecturer in the School of Management and Governance at UNSW Sydney and a member of the Industrial Relations Research Group at UNSW Canberra. He received his PhD from Manchester Metropolitan University in 2014, which explored labour relations in the British dock industry from a historical perspective. In his academic career so far he has taught a variety of courses including Human Resource Management, International Human Resource Management, Leadership and Decision Making, Cross Cultural Management and Research Methods at both the postgraduate and undergraduate levels. His broad areas of academic research interest involve the sociology of work, trade unionism, labour history, critical management studies, cross-cultural management, and political economy.  Current research projects include an analysis of the efficacy of contemporary Australian port reform, international union cooperation in the dock industry, and transference of HR practices from HQ to emerging economy subsidiaries in the car manufacturing industry.  His research has been published in Labor History, Labour History Review, Applied Psychology: An International Review, and Cross-Cultural and Strategic Management (among others).  Recent research output was nominated for the American Psychological Association’s prestigious Abraham Maslow 2021 award for existential philosophy. 

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  • Book Chapters | 2019
    2019, 'Neoliberalism and global tourism', in Timothy D (ed.), Handbook of Globalisation and Tourism, pp. 27 - 43
  • Journal articles | 2023
    2023, 'Advancing a critical social psychological perspective on women's leadership: A case illustration from the Global South', Applied Psychology, 72, pp. 126 - 143, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/apps.12383
    Journal articles | 2022
    2022, '“Selling Their Jobs?” Thatcherism, Voluntary Redundancy and Worker Resocialisation', Labour History: a journal of labour and social history, 122, pp. 21 - 49, http://dx.doi.org/10.3828/jlh.2022.8
    Journal articles | 2021
    2021, 'Economic development, cargo handling methods and labour process change: the place of the Vietnamese dock worker in the ‘global’ history of dock work', Labor History, 62, pp. 41 - 58, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/0023656X.2020.1849586
    Journal articles | 2021
    2021, 'Positive Psychology Applied to the Workplace: A Foucauldian Discourse Analysis', Journal of Humanistic Psychology, pp. 002216782110294 - 002216782110294, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/00221678211029400
    Journal articles | 2020
    2020, 'Intra-union conflict and the 1970 dock strike in Britain', Labor History, 61, pp. 138 - 150, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/0023656X.2019.1656179
    Journal articles | 2019
    2019, 'Power distance in India: Paternalism, religion and caste: some issues surrounding the implementation of lean production techniques', Cross Cultural and Strategic Management, 26, pp. 2 - 23, http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/CCSM-02-2018-0035
    Journal articles | 2018
    2018, 'Advancing a cross-cultural narrative approach to career counselling: The case of Vietnam', Australian Journal of Career Development, 27, pp. 65 - 71, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1038416218780069
    Journal articles | 2018
    2018, 'Internecine strife in trade union organisations: status, competition and the effect of industry rationalisation and neo-liberalism', LABOR HISTORY, 59, pp. 162 - 184, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/0023656X.2018.1422380
    Journal articles | 2017
    2017, 'From "unofficial militants' to de facto joint workplace control: the development of the shop steward system at the port of Liverpool, 1967-1972', LABOR HISTORY, 58, pp. 552 - 575, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/0023656X.2017.1332604
    Journal articles | 2016
    2016, 'White-Collar Workers and Industrial Militancy: The Formation of the ACTSS 6/567 Branch at the Port of Liverpool', LABOUR HISTORY REVIEW, 81, pp. 49 - 75, http://dx.doi.org/10.3828/lhr.2016.3

Greig serves on the Editorial Board of Labor History and Economic and Labour Relations Review.

My Teaching

Greig is currently Lecturer-in-Charge for International Human Resource Management at both undergraduate and post-graduate levels (MGMT 5949/3702) and Lecturer-in-Charge for Managing Across Cultures (MGMT 2102).