Professor Robyn Mayes

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Faculty of Business & Law,
School of Management


Contact

+61 7 3138 1261

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Personal details

Positions

Professor
Faculty of Business & Law,
School of Management

Keywords

labour migration, au pairs in Australia, gender, corporate social responsibility, work and workers in the digital economy

Discipline

Business and Management, Human Geography

Field of Research code, Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification (ANZSRC), 2008

Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy (Curtin University of Technology)

Professional memberships and associations


  • Director, Center for Decent Work & Industry QUT Faculty of Business and Law
  • Co-Deputy Director QUT Centre for Justice
  • Director, QUT Business School Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Research and Engagement Strategy
  • Senior Fellow, Higher Education Academy, UK
  • Associate Fellow, Higher Education Academy (Indigenous)
  • Member, Institute of Australian Geographers

Teaching

Areas of teaching:

  • Organisational Behaviour
  • Managing Out: community and stakeholder engagement
  • Research Methodologies
  • Critical Literacies: thinking and reading critically


Reading Strategies for Research Students This set of short videos presents active reading strategies grounded in scholarly practice through which students can hone their skills and improve efficiency and confidence. 

Experience

Publications

QUT ePrints

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Awards

Research projects

Supervision

Current supervisions

  • Shop floor worker voice in the Strategic CSR agenda of the Sri Lankan apparel industry
    PhD, Principal Supervisor
    Other supervisors: Associate Professor Deanna Grant-Smith
  • Understanding the barriers and enablers to Australian Indigenous career succession and progression in the workplace
    MPhil, Principal Supervisor
    Other supervisors: Dr Juliana Mclaughlin
  • Understanding dynamics of emancipation and co-optation in social finance ecologies: The case of alternative food networksFeeding (from) the crowd: ecologies of social finance in alternative food networks
    PhD, Associate Supervisor
    Other supervisors: Associate Professor Carol Richards
  • The Social Construction of Spaces of Spas and the Identity of the Masseuse in Sri Lanka
    PhD, Associate Supervisor
    Other supervisors: Associate Professor Deanna Grant-Smith
  • Working in the Gig Economy: Can Platform Work also be Decent Work?
    PhD, Mentoring Supervisor
    Other supervisors: Dr Jannine Williams, Dr Penny Williams
  • 'Walking the Chain': A Sustainable Value Chain Analysis for the Australian Cotton Industry
    PhD, Associate Supervisor
    Other supervisors: Associate Professor Alice Payne, Adjunct Professor Elinor Buys
  • Understanding food waste governance: the case of small-scale restaurants in Australia
    PhD, Associate Supervisor
    Other supervisors: Associate Professor Carol Richards