Chris is Professor of Organisational Studies at the University of Sydney Business School and Network Leader of the Balanced Enterprise Research Network. His research interests include the diffusion of management knowledge, managerial and professional identity, and organisational and workplace change. His current research focuses on business and organisational responses to climate change; identity, emotion and justification in organizational life; and the role of consultancy in organisational change and innovation.
Chris has published in broad range of leading international journals including Journal of Management Studies, Organization Studies, Research Policy, Human Relations, British Journal of Management, Organization, Management Learning, Environment & Planning A, and Work, Employment and Society. In addition his work has appeared in a range of edited collections and he is the author of several monographs including The Management of Labour: A History of Australian Employers (Oxford University Press, 1995). He has been a Chief Investigator on a range of major research projects and is the team leader on a current Australian Research Council Discovery project (2011-2013) into business responses to climate change.