Professor of Human Resource Management; Subject Leader HRM and OB Group; Director of Centre for Research in Asian Management, Faculty of Management.
Dr Rowley is a well known figure in the Human Resource Management area. He is the Editor of the journal 'Asia Pacific Business Review' and is an Editorial Board member for leading internatrional journals. He holds several Visiting Professorships and Distinguished Scholar positions at leading Asian universities. He has also acted as technical advisor (research and publications) to the HEAD Foundation, Singapore. He acts as an evaluator for several funding bodies. He is a respected author and has published over 370 articles, books, book chapters and other contributions and knowledge transfer outputs.
The Indian IT industry has sustained high levels of growth in revenues and employment since the late 1980s. This study examines how managers and entrepreneurs in the Indian IT industry have explored and exploited human capital opportunities at various stages of the industry's evolution to create both innovative human resources (HR) practices and new business models.
Professor Chris Rowley looks at global increases in executive pay and some of the ideas and policies that have been explored to try and limit it.
Professor Chris Rowley examines varying minimum wage levels around the world and considers why strong opposition to the policy continues.
Comment - Professor Chris Rowley invokes the still relevant 1950s work by Katz in a short piece on management recruitment.
Simply defined, 'interdisciplinarity' involves the combining of two or more academic discipines. There are calls for greater 'interdisciplinarity' (ID) in academic thought, research and publications. This article looks at why calls for greater ID are popular, and how relevant it is to Asia Pacific studies and publications.