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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

Williamson S; Foley M; Colley L, 2020, 'Overcoming Barriers: Middle Managers and Flexible Work Arrangements', 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

Williamson S; Carson L; Foley M, 2020, 'Representations of New Public Management in Australian Public Service Gender Equality Policies', 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, http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/EDI-05-2019-0145

Williamson S; Carson L; Foley M, 2020, 'Representations of New Public Management in Australian Public Service Gender Equality Policies', 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

Colley L; Williamson S, 2019, 'Public Sector Reform and its Effects on the Coherence of Human Resource Management', Edinburgh, presented at 35th European Group for Organizational Studies Colloquium, Edinburgh, 04 July 2019 - 06 July 2019

Williamson S, 2019, 'AIRAANZ 2019 Presidential Address: Feminist Zeitgeist in the Workplace? On backlash, gender fatigue and organisational change.', Melbourne, presented at 33rd Annual AIRAANZ Conference, Melbourne, 12 February 2019 - 14 February 2019

Greene A-M; Kirton G; Williamson S, 2019, 'Diversity consultants as change agents: Transcending theoretical, physical and spatial boundaries.', in 33rd AIRAANZ Conference, Melbourne, presented at 33rd AIRAANZ Conference, Melbourne, 12 February 2019 - 14 February 2019

Foley M; Williamson S; Cooper R; Colley L, 2019, 'Gender-blind or genderaware? Managers and the discourse of merit in the context of ‘inclusion’', Melbourne, presented at 33rd AIRAANZ Conference, Melbourne, 12 February 2019 - 14 February 2019

Cortis N; Foley M; Williamson S, 2019, 'Defending the status quo? An examination of how senior leaders frame workplace gender inequality', in 33rd AIRAANZ Conference, Melbourne, presented at 33rd AIRAANZ Conference, Melbourne, 12 February 2019 - 14 February 2019

Linda C; Williamson S; Foley M; Cooper R, 2019, 'Gender Equality Policies: Gender fatigue and implementation failure?', Melbourne, presented at 33rd AIRAANZ Conference, Melbourne, 12 February 2019 - 14 February 2019

Williamson S; Blackman D, 2017, 'Achieving Gender Equality in the Australian Public Service: From a trickle to a flood?', in Achieving Gender Equality in the Australian Public Service: From a trickle to a flood?, International Research Society for Public Management, Budapest, Hungary, presented at International Research Society for Public Management, Budapest, Hungary, 19 April 2017 - 21 April 2017

Williamson S; Adikaram A; O'Donnell M, 2016, 'Overcoming Resistance? The role of Collective Voice in Sri Lankan Garment Factories', in Gender, Work & Organization, Gender, Work and Organization 2016, Keele University, Staffordshire, England, presented at Gender, Work and Organization 2016, Keele University, Staffordshire, England, 29 June 2016 - 01 July 2016

Williamson S; O'Donnell M; Roles C, 2016, 'Agency bargaining and Industrial Action in the Australian Public Service in an era of ‘Austerity’', in Association of Industrial Relations Academics of Australia and New Zealand, Association of Industrial Relations Academics of Australia and New Zealand, Sydney, presented at Association of Industrial Relations Academics of Australia and New Zealand, Sydney, 10 February 2016 - 12 February 2016

Williamson S, 2015, 'Is the Public Sector Still an Employer of Choice?', in Employment Relations: The Hot Issues in 2016., 2015 Australian Labour and Employment Relations Association (ACT Branch) Conference, Canberra, ACT., presented at 2015 Australian Labour and Employment Relations Association (ACT Branch) Conference, Canberra, ACT., 30 October 2015 - 30 October 2015

Williamson S; Adikaram A; O'Donnell M, 2015, '‘Scolded’ or speaking out? Examining women’s voice in Sri Lankan garment factories'', in ‘Scolded’ or speaking out? Examining women’s voice in Sri Lankan garment factories', Regulating for Decent Work Conference, Geneva, presented at Regulating for Decent Work Conference, Geneva, 08 July 2015 - 10 July 2015

Williamson S; Adikaram A; O'Donnell M, 2015, '‘International Labour Standards and Employee Voice: A case study of female garment factory workers in a Sri Lankan Export Processing Zone'', in ‘International Labour Standards and Employee Voice: A case study of female garment factory workers in a Sri Lankan Export Processing Zone', Interuniversity Research Centre on Globalization and Work (CRIMT) Conference, Montreal, presented at Interuniversity Research Centre on Globalization and Work (CRIMT) Conference, Montreal, 22 May 2015 - 20 May 2015

Williamson S; O'Donnell ; Roles C, 2015, 'Austerity in the Australian Public Service', in Austerity in the Australian Public Service, Public Sector Austerity Symposium, UNSW Canberra, presented at Public Sector Austerity Symposium, UNSW Canberra, 27 March 2015 - 27 March 2015

Williamson S; O'Donnell, M ; Shingles, J , 2015, '‘Enterprise Bargaining in the Australian Public Service: Fostering employee engagement or increasing mistrust?’', in ‘Enterprise Bargaining in the Australian Public Service: Fostering employee engagement or increasing mistrust?’, 29th Association of Industrial Relations Academics of Australia and New Zealand Conference, Auckland, New Zealand, presented at 29th Association of Industrial Relations Academics of Australia and New Zealand Conference, Auckland, New Zealand, 04 February 2015 - 06 February 2015

Williamson S; Cooper R; Baird M, 2015, '‘Job-Sharing and Professional Employees: Intended and Unintended Consequences’', in ‘Job-Sharing and Professional Employees: Intended and Unintended Consequences’, Association of Industrial Relations Academics of Australia and New Zealand Conference, Auckland, presented at Association of Industrial Relations Academics of Australia and New Zealand Conference, Auckland, 04 February 2015 - 06 February 2015

Williamson S; O'Donnell M; Shingles J, 2014, '‘Collective Enterprise Bargaining in the Australian Public Service and the Psychological Contract’', in ‘Collective Enterprise Bargaining in the Australian Public Service and the Psychological Contract’, The 32nd International Labour Process Conference, London, presented at The 32nd International Labour Process Conference, London, 07 April 2014 - 07 April 2014

Williamson S; Clibborn S; Kaine S, 2014, ''Examining the Potential and Limits of the Fair Work Act: A case study of enterprise bargaining'', in 'Examining the Potential and Limits of the Fair Work Act: A case study of enterprise bargaining', 28th Association of Industrial Relations Academics of Australia and New Zealand Conference AIRAANZ 2014, Fremantle, presented at 28th Association of Industrial Relations Academics of Australia and New Zealand Conference AIRAANZ 2014, Fremantle, 05 February 2014 - 05 February 2014

Williamson S; Cooper R, 2013, ''The Right to Request' Provisions under the Fair Work Act, 2009: A Case Study’', in 'The Right to Request' Provisions under the Fair Work Act, 2009: A Case Study’, 5th International Community, Work and Family Conference, Sydney, presented at 5th International Community, Work and Family Conference, Sydney, 17 July 2013 - 19 July 2013

Williamson S; Cooper R; Baird M, 2013, '‘The Fair Work Act, 2009 and Individual Flexibility Arrangements’,', in ‘The Fair Work Act, 2009 and Individual Flexibility Arrangements’,, 27th Association of Industrial Relations Academics of Australia and New Zealand Conference AIRAANZ 2013, Fremantly, presented at 27th Association of Industrial Relations Academics of Australia and New Zealand Conference AIRAANZ 2013, Fremantly, 06 February 2013 - 08 February 2013

Williamson S, 2012, ''Gender Equality Bargaining: A key to union revitalisation and modernisation?'', in 'Gender Equality Bargaining: A key to union revitalisation and modernisation?', Interuniversity Research Centre on Globalization and Work (CRIMT) Conference - "Union Futures: Innovations, Transformations, Strategies, Montreal, presented at Interuniversity Research Centre on Globalization and Work (CRIMT) Conference - "Union Futures: Innovations, Transformations, Strategies, Montreal, 25 October 2012 - 27 October 2012

Williamson S, 2012, ''Family Provisions and Equality Bargaining in Australia: Symbolic or Emerging?', in 'Family Provisions and Equality Bargaining in Australia: Symbolic or Emerging?, Inaugural meeting of the new Work and Family Researchers Network 2012 - "Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Work and Family", Nw York, presented at Inaugural meeting of the new Work and Family Researchers Network 2012 - "Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Work and Family", Nw York, 13 June 2012 - 16 June 2012

Williamson S, 2012, ''Bargaining for family provisions in Australia: The start of an equality bargaining continuum'', in 'Bargaining for family provisions in Australia: The start of an equality bargaining continuum', 26th Association of Industrial Relations Academics of Australia and New Zealand Conference AIRAANZ 2012, Gold Coast, presented at 26th Association of Industrial Relations Academics of Australia and New Zealand Conference AIRAANZ 2012, Gold Coast, 08 February 2012 - 10 February 2012

Williamson S; Baird M, 2010, '‘‘Madwomen’ and Paid Maternity Leave – Past and Present'', in ‘‘Madwomen’ and Paid Maternity Leave – Past and Present', 24th Association of Industrial Relations Academics of Australia and New Zealand AIRAANZ Conference 2010 - "Work in Progress: Crises, Choices and Continuity",, Sydney, presented at 24th Association of Industrial Relations Academics of Australia and New Zealand AIRAANZ Conference 2010 - "Work in Progress: Crises, Choices and Continuity",, Sydney, 04 February 2010 - 05 February 2010

Williamson S, 2009, '‘Equality Bargaining in the Australian Public Service: Incorporating Gender Mainstreaming’', in ‘Equality Bargaining in the Australian Public Service: Incorporating Gender Mainstreaming’, Proceedings of the 15th World Congress of the International Industrial Relations Association IIRA 2009 'The New World of Work, Organisations and Employment', Sydney, presented at Proceedings of the 15th World Congress of the International Industrial Relations Association IIRA 2009 'The New World of Work, Organisations and Employment', Sydney, 26 August 2009 - 28 August 2009

Williamson S, 2009, '‘Bargaining for Equality in the Australian Public Service: Turning Policy into Practice?’', in ‘Bargaining for Equality in the Australian Public Service: Turning Policy into Practice?’, 23rd Conference of the Association of Industrial Relations Academics of Australia and New Zealand AIRAANZ 2009- "Labour, Capital and Change, Newcastle, presented at 23rd Conference of the Association of Industrial Relations Academics of Australia and New Zealand AIRAANZ 2009- "Labour, Capital and Change, Newcastle, 04 February 2009 - 04 February 2009

Williamson S, 2008, '‘Varieties of Unionism: Different approaches to bargaining and implementing flexibility in US and Australian Universities’', in ‘Varieties of Unionism: Different approaches to bargaining and implementing flexibility in US and Australian Universities’, 22nd Association of Industrial Relations Academics of Australia and New Zealand AIRAANZ 2008 - "Workers, Corporations and Community: Facing Choices for a Sustainable Future",, Melbourne, presented at 22nd Association of Industrial Relations Academics of Australia and New Zealand AIRAANZ 2008 - "Workers, Corporations and Community: Facing Choices for a Sustainable Future",, Melbourne, 06 February 2008 - 08 February 2008

Williamson S, 2007, '‘A literature review on bargaining for family friendly working arrangements’,', in ‘A literature review on bargaining for family friendly working arrangements’,, 21st Association of Industrial Relations Academics of Australia and New Zealand AIRAANZ 2007 - "Diverging employment relations patterns in Australia and New Zealand?",, Auckland, presented at 21st Association of Industrial Relations Academics of Australia and New Zealand AIRAANZ 2007 - "Diverging employment relations patterns in Australia and New Zealand?",, Auckland, 07 February 2007 - 07 February 2007

Williamson S, 2006, '‘Family provisions and WorkChoices: Where to now?', in ‘Family provisions and WorkChoices: Where to now?, Our Work . . . Our Lives: National Conference on Women and Industrial Relations - Proceedings of the 1st Biennial Conference of the National Network of Working Women's Centres,, Brisbane, presented at Our Work . . . Our Lives: National Conference on Women and Industrial Relations - Proceedings of the 1st Biennial Conference of the National Network of Working Women's Centres,, Brisbane, 14 July 2006 - 14 July 2006


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