B Science, M Science, PhD

Griffith Business School

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Adrian Wilkinson is Professor and Director of the Centre for Work, Organisation and Wellbeing at Griffith University, Australia. Prior to his 2006 appointment, Adrian worked at Loughborough University in the UK where he was Professor of Human Resource Management from 1998, and Director of Research for the Business School. Adrian has also worked at the Manchester School of Management at the University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology. He holds Visiting Professorships at Loughborough University, Sheffield University and the University of Durham, and is an Academic Fellow at the Centre for International Human Resource Management at the Judge Institute, University of Cambridge. Adrian has authored/co-authored/edited thirty books and over 150 articles in academic journals.

Adrian served on the Australian Research Council College of Experts from 2008-2010.  He is both  an Academician (Fellow) of the Academy of Social Sciences in the UK and  a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences in Australia. He has been short listed for HR Magazine’s most influential International thinker. At Griffith he has received the Vice Chancellor's Senior award for Research Excellence.

Research expertise

  • Employee involvement / voice
  • Industrial relations and human resource management
  • High performance workplaces
  • International and comparative employment relations
  • International human resource management

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