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Keynote speakers

Professor Duncan Lewis

Professor Duncan Lewis

Duncan Lewis is a management professor at Plymouth Business School and completed his PhD at Cardiff University. His research interests include emotional labour, destructive leadership, discrimination, bullying and workplace conflicts. He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (FCIPD) and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts (FRSA). He has recently completed two large Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) funded research projects that amounted to a total of more than £1.3 million. He has also recently completed two independent research contracts for Royal Mall and Barts Health NHS Trust on workplace bullying and discrimination.

He has co-authored several book chapters and has published in several high quality journals including International Small Business Journal and Sociology. He completed a co-authored book Trouble at work that features the largest specialist research programme to date on ill-treatment in the workplace.

Professor Stephen Teo

Professor Stephen Teo

Stephen Teo is a Professor of Work and Performance and Professorial Research Fellow at Edith Cowan University, Australia. Prior to this appointment, he was the Interim Director of the Global Business Innovation Research Platform at RMIT University. He is recognised as one of the leading scholars in the field of human resource management, as shown by the outcome of the 2012 New Zealand Performance-based Research Funding evaluation.

He has published in leading refereed journals such as Human Resource Management (USA), Human Resource Management Journal, Journal of Vocational Behavior, the International Journal of Human Resource Management, International Business Review, Asia Pacific Journal of Management, and others such as the Journal of Advanced Nursing. His most recent projects examined the impact of organisational change on the well-being and performance of public sector employees in Australia, New Zealand, the United Kingdom, the USA and Italy. He is currently undertaking research into workplace ill-treatment and psychological capital.

Associate Professor Julia Richardson

Associate Professor Julia Richardson

Julia Richardson has recently joined Curtin University after moving to Australia from Canada.  She has pursued an international career in both academic and corporate sector in Canada, Singapore, Japan and the UK. Her research expertise focuses on contemporary careers and the implications for Human Resource Management practices and organisational performance.  Much of her work involves international collaboration with scholars in other universities, including colleagues in the USA, Canada and the UK. She is also a strong proponent of collaborating with junior scholars and doctoral researchers.

Julia has published her work in several high quality journals including British Journal of Management, Human Relations, Management International Review, International Journal of Management Reviews, Journal of World Business, International Journal of Human Resource Management, Personnel Review, Career Development International, amongst others. She has also written multiple book chapters and co-edited several books including her recently published book ‘An Intelligent Career: Taking Charge of Your Work and Your Life’ (with Prof. Michael Arthur and Prof. Svetlana Khapova, published by Oxford University Press, January 2017).

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