Russell Lansbury is Emeritus Professor of Work and Employment Relations at Sydney University Business School where he was Associate Dean, Research.
He holds a PhD from the London School of Economics and has been a Senior Fulbright Scholar at Harvard and MIT. His early research was on the impact of computerisation in the airline industry. He has been a research associate in the International Motor Vehicle Project at MIT His most recent research is on the impact of autonomous mining on the workforce, skills and work organisation in Australia and Sweden. He recently served on the advisory board of a major EU research project on the ‘intelligent mine of the future’ and its social and technological implications. His publications include jointly authored and edited books which include ‘After Lean Production: Changing Employment Practices in the Global Auto Industry’ Cornell Uni Press and ‘Working Futures’ Federation Press.