Co-Lead, Research Theme 3: Employers’ and Employees’ Experiences of Digital Work Across Sectors
Monash University
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I am a Fellow of the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia.


I received my PhD degree from the University of Manchester, UK. I have worked as a professor at the University of Manchester, RMIT University and currently at Monash University, Australia. I have written several books on Human Resource Management in China and I am author/co-author of more than 140 academic journal articles and book chapters.

Research interests
  • Digitalisation and implications for skill, employment and Human Resource Management (HRM)
  • Employee resilience, HRM practices and engagement in the finance sector in the Asian region
  • Organisational practices and management models in the care sector
  • HRM in the care sector, including healthcare, aged care and disability care
Policy publications

Cooke, F. L. (2019), Digitalization and Decent Work: Implications for Pacific Island Countries. International Labour Organization Report: ILO Office for Pacific Island Countries.—asia/—ro-bangkok/—ilo-suva/documents/publication/wcms_712544.pdf

Researchers present at BUIRA conference 2022

30 June 2022

Digit researchers discuss their work at the BUIRA Annual Conference

Digit Researcher presents at Alliance Manchester Business School

6 May 2022

Fang Lee Cook will deliver a talk at the University of Manchester on Digitalisation, Work and Employment in Emerging and Developing Economies on 10 May 2022.

Digit Co-Director to give keynote at BAM HR Management conference

23 March 2022

Professor Jacqueline O’Reilly will be a keynote speaker at the BAM Human Resource Management SIG International Symposium in June 2022.