Drilling Down — Diversity in the Mining Industry: Exploring the Barriers to Gender and Indigenous Diversity in the Australian Mining Industry
Explores impact of mining on women and Indigenous communities. Analyses possibilities for greater diversity in mining negotiations and workforce planning.
||Diversity,, Gender,, Labour market, Mining, Organisational Cultures, Knowledge, Productivity, Indigenous
International Journal of Knowledge, Culture and Change Management, Volume 5, Issue 3, pp.157-168.
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Dr Lia Bryant is a sociologist who carries out research on gender and work focusing on gender relations in large organisations. She has vast experience in studies of rural society and in particular has received Australian Research Council and Rural Industries Research and Development Grants to pursue studies on youth, rural and global labour markets, occupational health and safety, information technology, agriculture and gender relations among workers, families and community members. Dr Bryant supervises postgraduate students and has published in European and American referred journals.
Deirdre Tedmanson is a Lecturer in Social Work and Social Policy at the University of South Australia and a member of the Social Policy Research Group. She has been Project Manager for a strategic research and development partnership with the SA Government which provides capacity building support for Aboriginal organisations and professional development for managers and Board Directors of Aboriginal agencies. Ms Tedmanson has managed community agencies at local and regional levels and previously worked as a policy adviser to State and Commonwealth Ministers. She co authored the report Experiences and perceptions of volunteering in Indigenous and non-English speaking background communities and has a strong research interest in issues related to community capacity building, labour markets, equity for women, social capital and Indigenous governance and policy issues.
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