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Meet the new members of our Editorial Committee - 2

December 5th, 2019

Secondly, we would like to introduce you to a prolific researcher and world-renowned university administrator, Professor Fang Lee Cooke

Fang Lee Cooke

Fang Lee Cooke (PhD, University of Manchester, UK) is Associate Dean (Graduate Research) and Distinguished Professor at Monash Business School of Monash University in Melbourne, Australia. She is also a Fellow of the Academy of the Social Sciences of Australia. Previously, she was a full professor (since 2005) at Manchester Business School, University of Manchester, UK. Her research interests are in the area of employment relations, gender studies, diversity management, strategic HRM, knowledge management and innovation, outsourcing, Chinese outward FDI and HRM, employment of Chinese migrants, and HRM in the care sector.

Fang has published over 100 journal articles and 60 plus book chapters. She is:

  • Co-Editor-in-Chief of International Journal of Human Resource Management and Asia Pacific Journal of Human Resources;
  •  Associate Editor of Human Resource Management; International Business Review; Gender, Work, and Organization; and Asian Business and Management;
  • Senior Editor of Asia Pacific Journal of Management;
  • Regional Editor of Gender in Management: An International Journal.

Fang’s current research projects examine some of these tensions, challenges and implications for various key stakeholders such as the state, employer’s associations, trade unions, workers, and labour NGOs. Funded projects include:

  • F. L. Cooke (2019) “Digitalisation and Decent Work in Pacific Island Countries”, International Labour Organisation Office, Pacific Island Countries;
  • F. L. Cooke (2019) “Digitalisation and its Implications for Skills, Employment and Human Resource Management”, Australian Human Resources Institute, Australia;
  • J. O’Reilly, M. Stuart,  F. L. Cooke, J. Rubery et al. (2019-2023) “Digital Futures at Work (Dig.IT Futures@Work)”, the Economic and Social Research Council;
  • S. S. Liu, F. L. Cooke, Q. H. Huang, K. Kubo, Y. F. Wang, C.M. Ge, L.  Qiu, X. L. Liu, F. Zhang and H. G. Ma (2019-2023) “Multiple Modes of Employment in the Concept of Sharing: Constructing Collaborative Talent Management Theories and Examining Impact Mechanisms”, the National Natural Science Foundation of China.


Fang is the recipient of the Dean’s Award for PRME Research Excellence (2018) and the Dean’s Award for Research Excellence (2011), Faculty of Business and Economics, Monash University, Australia. She was also a DAAD (German Academic Exchange Scheme) Visiting Professor in Georg-August-Universität Goettingen, Germany (2016).