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Book Chapters

Colley L; Williamson S, 2021, 'Navigating the Complex Variety of Feminisms', in Pabel A; Pryce J; Anderson A (ed.), Research Paradigm Considerations for Emerging Scholars, Channel View Publications, Bristol, UK, https://www.channelviewpublications.com/page/detail/?k=9781845418267

Brennan D; Williamson S, 2017, 'Time to Care: Paid Family Leave as Baseline Support for Gender Equality in Employment', in D'Agostino M; Marks Rubin M (ed.), Governing in a Global World: Women in Public Service, Routledge, pp. 199 - 212

Journal articles

Williamson S; Pearce A; Connor J; Weeratunga V; Dickinson H, 2022, 'The future of working from home in the public sector: What does the evidence tell us?', Australian Journal of Public Administration, pp. 1 - 9, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1467-8500.12556

Williamson S; Pearce A, 2022, 'COVID-normal workplaces: Should working from home be a ‘collective flexibility’?', Journal of Industrial Relations, pp. 1-13 - 1-13, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/00221856221094894

Williamson S; Colley L; Foley M, 2022, 'Public servants working from home: Exploring managers’ changing allowance decisions in a COVID-19 context', Economic and Labour Relations Review, vol. 33, pp. 37 - 55, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/10353046211055526

Wanninayake SD; O'Donnell M; Williamson S, 2022, 'Covid-19 and job demands and resources experienced by nurses in Sri Lanka', The Economic and Labour Relations Review, pp. 1 - 17, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/10353046221077509

O'Donnell M; Williamson S; Johnson M, 2022, 'Introduction to the Themed collection: Public sector employment relations in turbulent times', The Economic and Labour Relations Review, pp. 1 - 6, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/10353046211072543

Foley M; Cooper R; Colley L; Williamson S, 2021, 'Best person or best mix? How public sector managers understand the merit principle', Australian Journal of Public Administration, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1467-8500.12532

Thorpe A; Williamson S, 2021, 'Trusted institutions: Expertise, gender, and legitimacy on planning panels', Australian Journal of Public Administration, vol. 80, pp. 638 - 644, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1467-8500.12511

Cortis N; Foley M; Williamson S, 2021, 'Change agents or defending the status quo? How senior leaders frame workplace gender equality', Gender, Work & Organization, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/gwao.12742

Foley M; Williamson S, 2021, 'Women, work and industrial relations in Australia in 2020', Journal of Industrial Relations, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0022185621996407

Colley L; Williamson S; Foley M, 2020, 'Understanding, ownership, or resistance: Explaining persistent gender inequality in public services', Gender, Work and Organization, pp. 1 - 17, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/gwao.12553

Williamson S; Colley L; Hanna-Osborne S, 2020, 'Will working from home become the ‘new normal’ in the public sector?', Australian Journal of Public Administration, pp. 1 - 7, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1467-8500.12444

Foley M; Williamson S; Mosseri S, 2020, 'Women, Work and Industrial Relations in Australia in 2019', Journal of Industrial Relations, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0022185620909402

Williamson S; Carson L; Foley M, 2020, 'Representations of New Public Management in Australian Public Service gender equality policies', Equality, Diversity and Inclusion: An International Journal, pp. 1 - 16, http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/EDI-05-2019-0145

Colley L; Williamson S, 2019, 'The Review of the APS: Is gender really on anyone's agenda?', Australian Journal of Public Administration, vol. 78, pp. 651 - 656, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1467-8500.12398

Williamson S, 2019, 'Backlash, gender fatigue and organisational change: AIRAANZ 2019 presidential address', Labour & Industry: A journal of the social and economic relations of work, pp. 1 - 11, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10301763.2019.1677202

Williamson S; Colley L; Foley M, 2019, 'Human resource devolution, decoupling and incoherence: how line managers manage gender equality reforms', Public Management Review, pp. 1 - 1, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14719037.2019.1642951

O'Donnell M; Williamson S; Adikaram A; Foley M, 2019, 'Human Resource Managers as Liaisons Between Firms and Labour', Employee Relations, vol. 41, http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/ER-11-2017-0281

Milner S; Pochic S; Scheele A; Williamson S, 2019, 'Challenging Gender Pay Gaps: Organizational and regulatory strategies', Gender, Work and Organization, vol. 26, pp. 593 - 598, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/gwao.12274

Williamson S; Foley M; Cartwright N, 2019, 'Women, work and industrial relations in Australia in 2018', The Journal of Industrial Relations, vol. 61, pp. 1 - 15, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0022185619834051

Foley M; Williamson S, 2018, 'Does anonymising job applications reduce gender bias?: Understanding managers’ perspectives', Gender in Management, vol. 33, pp. 623 - 635, http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/GM-03-2018-0037

Williamson S; Colley L, 2018, 'Gender in the Australian Public Service: Doing, Undoing, Redoing or Done?', Australian Journal of Public Administration, vol. 77, pp. 1 - 14, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1467-8500.12267

Foley M; Williamson S, 2018, 'Managerial Perspectives on Implicit Bias, Affirmative Action, and Merit', Public Administration Review, vol. 79, pp. 35 - 45, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/puar.12955

Williamson S; Foley M, 2018, 'Unconscious Bias Training: The ‘Silver Bullet’ for Gender Equity?', Australian Journal of Public Administration, vol. 00, pp. 1 - 5, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1467-8500.12313

Foley M; Baird M; Cooper R; Williamson S, 2018, 'Is independence really an opportunity? The experience of entrepreneur-mothers', Journal of Small Business and Enterprise Development, vol. 25, pp. 313 - 329, http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/JSBED-10-2017-0306

Baines D; Charlesworth S; Daly T; Williamson S, 2017, 'The work of care: tensions, contradictions and promising practices', Labour & Industry: a journal of the social and economic relations of work, vol. 27, pp. 257 - 260, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10301763.2017.1433286

Williamson S; O'Donnell M; Roles C, 2016, 'Bargaining over Australian public service cuts: Do forcing strategies work?', The Economic and Labour Relations Review, vol. 27, pp. 11 - 28, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1035304616629291

Williamson S, 2015, 'A case study of regulatory confusion: Paid parental leave and public servants', Economic and Labour Relations Review, vol. 26, pp. 430 - 447, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1035304615597838

Williamson S; Cooper R; Baird M, 2015, 'Job-sharing among teachers: Positive, negative (and unintended) consequences', Economic and Labour Relations Review, vol. 26, pp. 448 - 464, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1035304615595740

Williamson S, 2015, 'Can Collective Enterprise Bargaining Affect the Psychological Contract? An analysis of the 2011 Australian Public Service negotiations', Australian Bulletin of Labour, vol. 41, pp. 1 - 19, http://hdl.handle.net/2328/35441

Williamson S; O'Donnell M; Shingles J, 2015, 'Unintended Consequences: Implications of the 2014 Australian Defence Force Pay Deal', Australian Journal of Public Administration, vol. 74, pp. 354 - 358, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1467-8500.12149

Williamson S; Williamson S; Baird M, 2014, 'Gender equality bargaining: Developing theory and practice', Journal of Industrial Relations, vol. 56, pp. 155 - 169, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0022185613517468

Baird M; Williamson S; Heron A, 2012, 'Women, Work and Policy Settings in Australia in 2011', Journal of Industrial Relations, vol. 54, pp. 326 - 343, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0022185612443780

Williamson S, 2012, 'Gendering the Bricks and Mortar: Building an Opportunity Structure for Equality Bargaining', Journal of Industrial Relations, vol. 54, pp. 147 - 161, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0022185611435471

Baird M; Williamson S, 2011, 'Women, work and industrial relations in 2010', Journal of Industrial Relations, vol. 53, pp. 337 - 352, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0022185611401817

Baird M; Williamson S, 2010, 'Women, work and industrial relations in 2009', Journal of Industrial Relations, vol. 52, pp. 355 - 369, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0022185610365644

Baird M; Williamson S, 2009, 'Women, work and industrial relations in 2008', Journal of Industrial Relations, vol. 51, pp. 331 - 346, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0022185609104301

Williamson S, 2009, 'Bargaining for Gender Equality in the Australian Public Service', Labour and Industry: a journal of the social and economic relations of work, vol. 20, pp. 159 - 180

Williamson S; Baird M; Frino B, 2009, 'Paid Maternity and Paternity Leave and the Emergence of ‘Equality Bargaining’ in Australia: an Analysis of Enterprise Agreements, 2003-2007', Australian Bulletin of Labour, vol. 35, pp. 671

Williamson S; Williamson S; Baird M, 2007, 'Family Provisions and WorkChoices: Testing Times', Australian Journal of Labour Law, vol. 20, pp. 53 - 74

Conference Papers

Williamson S, 2022, 'Facing the future: Evolving social-political-administrative relations and the future of administrative systems', Online, presented at International Research Society for Public Management: Facing the future: Evolving social-political-administrative relations and the future of administrative systems, Online, 19 April 2022 - 22 April 2022

Williamson S; Colley L, 2022, 'Hybrid Working: Tensions and contradictions of managerial prerogative', Online, presented at Association of Industrial Relations Academics of Australia and New Zealand, 22nd Annual Conference, Online, 09 February 2022 - 11 February 2022

Colley L; Williamson S, 2021, 'Men and women leaders: Understanding, owning and or resisting gender equality in public services?', Virtual (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, presented at 37th EGOS Colloquium, Virtual (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, 07 July 2021 - 10 July 2021

Colley L; Williamson S, 2021, 'Are organisations tired of talking about gender equality? Do they even know what it means?', Virtual (University of Kent), presented at Gender, Work & Organization 11th Biennial International Interdisciplinary Conference, Virtual (University of Kent), 24 June 2021 - 26 June 2021

Williamson S; Colley L, 2021, 'Gender Equality and being an Employer of Choice? Disconnected discourses in the Australian Public Service', Online, presented at International Research Society for Public Management, Online, 20 April 2021 - 23 April 2021

Colley L; Williamson S; Foley M, 2021, 'IRSPM 2021 Rosemary O’Leary Prize - Understanding, Ownership or Resistance: Explaining persistent gender inequality in public services', Online, presented at International Society for Public Management, Online, 20 April 2021 - 23 April 2021

Colley L; Williamson S, 2021, 'Working from Home During the Pandemic: The experience of men and women public servants.', Online, presented at Association of IIndustrial Relations Academics of Australia and New Zealand Annual Conference, Online, 03 February 2021 - 05 February 2021

Williamson S; Colley L, 2021, 'Public Servants Working from Home during COVID: Managers’ Attitudes and Experiences', Online, presented at Association of Industrial Relations Academics of Australia and New Zealand Annual Conference, Online, 03 February 2021 - 05 February 2021

Williamson S; Colley L, 2020, 'Does the Australian Public Service Really Want to be an Employer of Choice?', Queenstown, New Zealand, presented at Association of Industrial Relations Academics of Australia and New Zealand (AIRAANZ), Queenstown, New Zealand, 12 February 2020 - 14 February 2020


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