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Journal of Work-Applied Management

ISSN: 2205-2062

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Information: Journal information  |  Editorial Team  | Author Guidelines

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Professor Tony Wall
Founder and Head of the International Centre for Thriving
Institutional lead for the Inter-University Research Programme for Sustainable Development & The European School of Sustainability Science and Research

Image: Professor Tony Wall.Professor Wall is the founder and Head of the International Centre for Thriving at the University of Chester, a global scale collaboration between business, the arts, health and education to deliver sustainable change for the common good. He has contributed 200+ publications and presentations internationally, and has won numerous Santander Research Excellence Awards and the prestigious Higher Education Academy’s National Teaching Fellowship Award. He works closely with organisations and bodies to deliver sustainable impact.

Associate Editors

  • Dr Scott Foster
    Liverpool John Moore’s University, UK (Associate Editor: Leadership, values, ethics and well-being)

    Dr Scott Foster has a varied background, which includes over 25 years in commercial business, financial management and education. Scott is currently the PhD Programme Leader at Liverpool Business School and co-leader of the LEAD Research group (Leadership, Education and Development).  Scott’s research interest is spirituality and he has published in this area.

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  • Dr Mohsen Varsei
    Australian Institute of Business, Australia (Associate Editor: Sustainability, operations and global supply chains, and analytics)

    Dr Mohsen Varsei is a Senior Lecturer at the Australian Institute of Business. Focusing on sustainable supply chain management, his award-winning research has appeared in Omega, Academy of Management Best Paper Proceedings and Supply Chain Management. Mohsen serves on the editorial board of the Academy of Management Review.

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  • Dr Prikshat Verma
    Cardiff Metropolitan University, UK (Associate Editor: Innovation, technology, and the future of work)

    Dr Prikshat Verma has more than 20 years of academic experience, including teaching, research and programme management at tertiary level in the UK, Australia and India. He has published his research findings in journals of repute and his research interests are in the areas of industry 4.0, the future of work, and leadership.

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Editorial Assistant

  • Sonja Rewhorn
    University of Chester, UK

    Sonja Rewhorn is an experienced academic development specialist and collaborates on the development of work applied management doctorates at the University of Chester’s Centre for Work Related Studies. Her peer-reviewed publications include topics in learning and professional development and she serves the editorial board of the Journal of Geography in Higher Education.

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Editorial Advisory Board

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Emeritus Professor Selva Abraham
Global Centre for Work-Applied Learning

Professor Abraham is a thought leader in Work-Applied Learning (WAL), work based learning using action research, action learning and reflective practice. He is also the founder of the Australian Institute of Business (AIB) and currently Chairman of the Global Centre for Work-Applied Learning. Over the last 40 years, his focus has been on work-based learning, which he has extended into the concept of WAL and he currently researches and consults in this area.

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Emeritus Professor Jonathan Garnett
Global Centre for Work-Applied Learning

Professor Garnett, a thought leader in work-based learning, was formerly the Director of the Institute for Work Based Learning and Professor of Work-Based Knowledge at Middlesex University. Jonathan has over 21 years’ experience at the leading edge of the development and operation of work-based learning partnerships at higher education level (Certificate to Doctorate) and has worked with public, private and third sector organisations in the UK and internationally.

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Dr. Felicity Kelliher
Waterford Institute of Technology, Ireland

Felicity Kelliher is a Senior Lecturer in Management at Waterford Institute of Technology and co-founder of the RIKON research group ( She has published widely in the area of management capability development and learning and has co-authored two books. A Fulbright Scholar, Felicity has been involved in research-led applied learning projects for nearly 20 years and was awarded the Knowledge Transfer Ireland Research2Business Collaborative Impact award in 2015 in recognition of this work.

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Content Editor

Editorial Advisory Panel

  • Dr Greg Barnes, Leeds Trinity University, UK
  • Prof Paul Davidson, Queensland University of Technology, Australia
  • Prof Erwin Loh, St Vincent's Health Australia, Australia
  • Dr Kristel Miller, University of Ulster, Northern Ireland
  • Dr Ron Passfield, Merit Solutions, Australia
  • Dr Ali Rostron, University of Liverpool, UK
  • Prof Shankar Sankaran, University of Technology, Sydney, Australia
  • Prof Ortrun Zuber-Skerritt, Griffith University, Australia