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Anne Bardoel is a Professor of Human Resource Management, Swinburne University of Technology, Melbourne, Australia.

Professor Anne Bardoel, is the Course Director for the Master of Human Resource Management at Swinburne Business School. She has undertaken a wide variety of academic and community leadership roles, successfully supervised PhD students, and has an impressive research and publication record. The focus of Anne’s research is to conduct applied and relevant research based on academic knowledge.

Her research is centred on human resource management, organisational behaviour, and general management. Anne has a national and international reputation as a researcher in the work and family/life area. She has published articles in high ranking academic journals such as Human Resource Management, International Journal of Human Resource Management, and Sociology.

Her current research interests include:
-Flexible work practices
-Hybrid work
-Work-life balance
-Employee and organisational resilience
-Mental health in the workplace
-Caregiving and work

Awards include:
-Finalist for the Rosabeth Moss Kanter Award for Excellence in Work-Family Research. Paper nominated - Bardoel, E.A. (2016). Work-life management tensions in multinational enterprises (MNEs), International Journal of Human Resource Management, 27 (15), 1681-1709.
-2014: Work Family Research Network Award for exemplary contributions to work-family research.
-Dean’s Commendation for Excellence in Teaching 2010, Monash University.
Faculty of Business and Economics Award for outstanding teaching and contributions to the student learning.

Honorary Appointments:
-Vice President, Work Family Research Network (2017-2019).
-Member Data Advisory Panel, Women’s Gender Equality Agency, Australian Government. (2012- 2018).
-Visiting Professor EDHEC Business School, Nice Campus, France. (2010, 2012).
-Member of the Victorian Government Working Families Council. (2007-2010).
-President, Work/Life Association Inc. (2001-2012)

In these roles, she has actively promoted discussion among business leaders and policy makers about work-life issues. Her teaching experience is reflected in the range of units she has taught which include organisational behaviour, human resource management, business communication, and work, family and life. In 2011 she was awarded a Dean’s Commendation for Excellence in Teaching at Monash University. She has taught postgraduate classes at Northeastern University (Boston, USA), University of Nijmegen (Netherlands), and was a Visiting Professor at EDHEC Business School (Nice, France).


  • 2017–present
    Chair professor, Swinburne University of Technology


  • 2002 
    Monash University, PhD
  • 1988 
    University of Melbourne, MBA
  • 1984 
    Monash University, Graduate Diploma Educational Psychology
  • 1980 
    Monash University, Bachelor of Economics


  • 2011
    Bias Avoidance: Cross cultural differences in the US and Australian academies, Gender, Work and Organization
  • 2011
    Global work-life management in multinational enterprises: A challenge for vertical integration, Universia Business Review
  • 2010
    Freeing time?: The ‘family time economies’ of nurses, Sociology

Research Areas

  • Human Resources Management (150305)