Business Schools and History: Proceedings of the Second AAHANZBS Conference - 2010
Business Schools and History: Proceedings of the Second Annual Conference of AAHANZBS, 16-17 December 2010, The University of Sydney
Editor: Greg Patmore
Publisher: Business and Labour History Group, The University of Sydney
The second annual conference of the Academic Association of Historians in Australian and New Zealand Business Schools (AAHANZBS) is being held at The University of Sydney, 16-17 December 2010.
It is organised on behalf of AAHANZBS by the Business and Labour History Group, The University of Sydney, with the financial support of the University'sFaculty of Economics and Business.
The conference provides an opportunity for researchers to present papers across a wide range of topics. There are three main themes:
- The role of historical research in developing theoretical perspectives in business and management
- How historical research aids our understanding of contemporary issues in business and management
- Teaching history in business and management schools
The conference includes both refereed and non-refereed streams. All refereed conference papers (full versions) are double-blind assessed by two anonymous referees. The authors retain copyright over, and take full responsibility for their papers and abstracts.
Published 2010-12-01New Zealand first introduced legislation for parental leave in 1980, with the Maternity Leave and Employment Protection Act. This Act provided up to 26 weeks of employment protection and unpaid leave for women only. ...Conference paper
Published 2010-12-01The Australian cameleering industry, which thrived in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, played a crucial role in the exploration of the Australian outback, and development of the mineral riches of the new colony. ...Conference paper
Published 2010-12-01During industrial disputes with employers between 1944 and 1980 the Australian Journalist's Association occasionally turned to the tactic of the work-in, producing wild cat newspapers during strikes in Sydney. These ...Conference paper
‘The war is a money making show’: Working-Class Attitudes to World War II and Australian Nationalism Published 2010-12-01This paper will address the conference themes of ‘class, power and social structure’ through examining industrial and ideological conflict during World War II. The paper will also address the theme of ‘class and culture’ ...Conference paper
New Prospectors: The Formation and Early Years of the Scottish Australian Mining Company in Newcastle, NSW, 1850-70 Published 2010-12-01Following the end of the Australian Agricultural Company’s monopoly in the coal-mining region of Newcastle, NSW, in the late 1840s, the Scottish Australian Investment Company (SAIC), headquartered in London, was amongst ...Conference paper