Peter Gahan is Professor of Management at the University of Melbourne and the former Director of the Centre for Workplace Leadership. He began his career with a Bachelor of Commerce (Hons) at the University of New South Wales and, since then, has held academic positions at University of Southern California, LA; UNSW and The European University Institute.
Peter has added extensive hands-on experience in business management training to his CV, including four years as Director of Workplace Innovation in the Victorian Department of Industry, Innovation and Regional Development (DIIRD). He has published over 70 journals, books and reports commissioned for both state and commonwealth governments. Peter’s expertise covers high performance work practices, managing conflict and negotiations, management and leadership, industry trends and labour markets, and employment relations.
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