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Lynnaire Sheridan image image 2021

B. App. Sci. (Hons), Grad Cert Tert Teach, PhD
Senior Fellow, Higher Education Academy UK
Member, Human Resources New Zealand

Senior Lecturer
Room: OBS 701
Tel +64 3 479 8035

Lynnaire's research focus is on identifying key insights and potential learnings emerging from complex scenarios to facilitate problem solving and promote positive socio-cultural ecological and economic outcomes. She has applied this approach to investigating organisational issues within the domains of workplace health and safety, tourism, health and global migration as well as in higher education via her teaching and learning research on work integrated learning, academic integrity and equity.

Teaching responsibilities

Lynnaires's teaching responsibilities include:

Research interests

  • The future of work as an enabler for workplace diversity
  • Workplace health and safety management
  • Integration of indigenous knowledges into management education
  • Effective teaching and learning practices (SoTL)
  • Practice Theory

Current supervisions

Lynnaire is currently supervising the following students:


Andrew, Catherine (2016 –Ongoing, part time), Exploring Employee Experiences of retirement due to signs and symptoms of dementia, supervised by Lyn Phillipson and Lynnaire Sheridan.
Renee Cunial (2018 –Ongoing, part time) What are employers work–ready requirements for industrial relations in a HRM degree? Where's WIL? Supervised by Lynnaire Sheridan and Oriana Price.
Justin Placek (2019 – ongoing, full time), Understanding the dynamic interplay of super-ordinate and sub-ordinate goals within organisations through the lens of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, supervised by Lynnaire Sheridan, Ann Rogerson and Belinda Gibbons.


Pedersen, David (2017 – Ongoing, part time), Neoliberalism and Tourism in Indonesia, supervised by Susan Engel and Lynnaire Sheridan.
Paul Ikutegbe (2019 – ongoing, full time), Developing a theoretical model of successful work placements for people with disabilities, supervised by Melanie Randle, Robert Gordon and Lynnaire Sheridan).
Savage, Susan (2011-2017, part time), An investigation into local government's ideal role in enhancing community liveability via the creative industries, supervised by Lynnaire Sheridan and Sam Garrett-Jones.
Sotear Ellis (2009 – 2012, full time), Community Based Tourism in Cambodia: Exploring the role of community for successful implementation in Least Developed Countries, supervised by Lynnaire Sheridan and Dale Saunders.
Attama Boonpalit (2006 – 2008, full time), Empowering Stakeholders in Community-based Tourism Development: The case study of Pa Hin Ngam National Park, Thailand, supervised by Ross Dowling and Lynnaire Sheridan.


Cuniala, R., Price, O., & Sheridan, L. (2024, February). Caring for who? Caring about what? Caring human resource management in practice in an early childhood education and care setting. Verbal presentation at the Association of Industrial Relations Academics of Australia and New Zealand (AIRAANZ) Conference: Reimagining Industrial Relations: Work, Care, Climate & Safety, Perth, Australia. Conference Contribution - Verbal presentation and other Conference outputs

Cunial, R., Price, O., & Sheridan, L. (2024, February). Performing care as human resource management: Implications of a market logic on caring practices. Verbal presentation at the Performance of the Real Research Theme Interdisciplinary Conference: Performing Care and Carelessness, Dunedin, New Zealand. Conference Contribution - Verbal presentation and other Conference outputs

Cooper, J., & Sheridan, L. (2024, January). The influence of 'idealism' on burnout: An empirical study of Australian and New Zealand workers. Verbal presentation at the 5th Human Resources International Conference (HRIC): Common Good Human Resource Management, Dunedin, New Zealand. Conference Contribution - Verbal presentation and other Conference outputs

Ikutegbe, P., Randle, M., Sheridan, L., Gordon, R., & Dolnicar, S. (2024). Factors and key interactions influencing successful employment outcomes for people with disabilities. Asia Pacific Journal of Human Resources, 62, e12377. doi: 10.1111/1744-7941.12377 Journal - Research Article

Ikutegbe, P., Sheridan, L., Gordon, R., & Randle, M. (2023). The importance of corporate culture and climate in creating inclusive workplaces for people with disabilities. Proceedings of the 36th Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management (ANZAM) Conference. (pp. 1116). Retrieved from Conference Contribution - Published proceedings: Abstract

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