Christopher Nyland

Adjunct Prof

1981 …2023

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Personal profile


Chris Nyland is a professor in the Department of Management. His teaching areas include international business regulation, diplomacy and statecraft and the management of market economies. His research spans a number of areas. He has a long term interest in the history and evolution of business and economic ideas. Key areas that he has researched in this regard include the evolution of management thought and practice in the United States in the first half of the twentieth century and how classical political economist have explained the respective status of the sexes. A second research area is globalisation and education. Here he has studied the evolution and regulation of international education markets and the efforts of China's government to develop a workforce that is suited to a knowledge intensive economy.

Research interests

Globalisation and Human Security

History of the Scientific Management Movement

Business Regulation

Monash teaching commitment

The Contemporary World
Diplomacy and Statecraft

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 1 - No Poverty
  • SDG 4 - Quality Education
  • SDG 5 - Gender Equality
  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

Research area keywords

  • Globalisation and Human Security
  • History of Scientific Management Movement
  • Business Regulation

Collaborations and top research areas from the last five years

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