PROGRAM

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22nd IERA CONFERENCE
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Hosted by Federation University Australia

Malaysian Support Centre

 

 

Day 1 – THURSDAY 9th November 2017

9:15 am  – Registration Open

9:30 am  – Official Opening

9:45 am  – Keynote Industry Panel session

  1. Jimmy Ng, Senior HR Manager, South Pacific Division, China Harbour Engineering Co. Ltd
  2. Eugene d’Cruz, Group General Manager – Human Resources, Capital Diamond Star Group
  3. Simona Costea, Change Agent and Transformation Head (Asia), Compassion International

11.15 am  – Morning tea

11:30 am – Paper Session 1

Bias and impartiality in the appointment and behaviour of the personnel of the Australian national industrial relations tribunal commission: a historical perspective

Simon Fry               RMIT University

Conceptual foundations of a Human Capital Index for Malaysia

Jonathan Winterton, Taylor’s University, Malaysia and Kenneth Cafferkey , Universiti Tun, Abdul Razak, Kuala Lumpur (UNIRAZAK)

Critical Factors for Successful Return to Work after Maternity Career Breaks of Female Academics: Hidden Priorities for University Leaders.

Sheree Gregory, Western Sydney University

1:00 pm  – Lunch

2:00 pm – Learning and Teaching Workshop: Technology or Pedagogy? Developments in Blended Learning.

  1. Abdel K Halabi, Program Manager, Master of Professional Accounting, FedUni Australia
  2. Michael Mustafa, Nottingham University
  3. Frank Xavier, Federation University Australia

3.00 pm – Afternoon tea

3:30 pm – Paper Session 2

Eldercare implications on work and mental health

Marjorie O’Neill, Wentworth Institute of Higher Education

Denise Jepsen, Macquarie University.

Impact of interactional justice on turnover intention of IT professionals

Arti Gupta and Vrijendra Singh, Indian Institute of Information Technology, Allahabad, India

5:00 pm – Informal canapés and drinks

 

Day 2 – FRIDAY 10th November 2017

9.30 am – Paper Session 3

Examining indicators of social capital and its impact on individual level outcomes

Keerti Badkhane, Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay

Trends and Drivers of Employee Turnover: A scenario of IT Industry in India

Arti Gupta and Vrijendra Singh, Indian Institute of Information Technology, Allahabad, India

Work-family enrichment for all employees: The Role of Mindfulness

Rujuta Matapurkar and  Shivganesh Bhargava

Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay

11:00 am – Morning tea

11.30 am  – Paper Session 4

Examining indicators of social capital and its impact on individual level outcomes

Keerti Badkhane  and Shivganesh Bhargava,

Indian Institute of Technology, School Of Management, Mumbai

Human Resource Strategy: A Retail Case Study

Dennis Mortimer and Karen Audley, Wentworth Institute of Higher Education

Women Entrepreneurship in India:

Ankita Kalia, Bharati Vidyapeeth university, BVIMR, New Delhi

1:00 pm  – Lunch

2:30 pm – New Researchers’ Forum: A shared experience –

                   Convenor: Marjorie O’Neill

3.30 pm – Afternoon tea

4:00 pm – Paper Session 5

The challenge of working as an expatriate in Malaysia

Christine O’Connor, Federation University Australia (Malaysia)

A comparative analysis of institutional forces and HRM practices of SOEs in Vietnam and the Maldives.

Ali Najeeb, Senior Lecturer, Villa College, Maldives; and Quy Ngoc Nguyen, Freelance Consultant, Vietnam

4:30 pm – IERA/PERA AGMs

7.30 pm – Conference Dinner – optional

 

Day 3 – SATURDAY 11th November 2017

10:00 am  – Developing Malaysian Cultural Understanding – Conference visit to Islamic Arts Museum

12 noon – Lunch

1:30 pm – Future Directions and Conference Close

 

Islamic Arts Museum

Islamic Arts Museum