1987 …2024

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Personal profile


Professor Helen De Cieri is the Director of Research in the Department of Management at Monash Business School.  She is a member of the Human Resources and Industrial Relations Research Group.

Helen holds qualifications in psychology and management. Her current research combines her interests in international HRM, diversity and inclusion, and employee health, safety and wellbeing.  Recent research projects include studies of how employers and their HR teams can design innovative solutions to non-routine issues, to support employees’ wellbeing and respond to new demands. Helen’s publications include a textbook on HRM in Australia and articles in academic journals such as Human Resource Management, Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of World Business, Leadership Quarterly, and Safety Science. Helen is an Associate Editor for Human Resource Management Review and serves on several editorial boards. 

Over her career, Helen has taught HRM and international HRM courses to undergraduate and masters students and has supervised more than 20 doctoral students. 

Helen has researched and consulted with a wide range of public and private organisations in Australia and overseas. She has extensive experience in collaborative and impactful research projects with a broad range of partner organisations. 

Helen has received numerous awards including a Vice Chancellor's Social Inclusion Award in 2010 and  Dean's Awards for Research Excellence and Impact in 2011, 2015, and 2018.

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 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • 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

  • Employee Wellbeing
  • International Human Resource Management
  • Workplace incivility
  • Health and safety
  • Diversity and inclusion
  • Thriving at work

Collaborations and top research areas from the last five years

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