Dr Jean Jenkins

Dr Jean Jenkins

Reader in Employment Relations

Cardiff Business School

Email:
jenkinsj1@cardiff.ac.uk
Telephone:
+44 (0)29 2087 5338
Location:
D28, Aberconway Building, Colum Road, Cathays, Cardiff, CF10 3EU

My work relates to employment rights and conditions of work in low paid sectors, with a particular focus on the international garment sector. A commitment to social justice informs my teaching and research.

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Teaching commitments

Current Teaching:

I currently teach on the MSc International Management programme and am module leader for Globalisation and the Management of Labour.

Past Teaching Commitments:

Past teaching commitments have involved, lecturing on Employment Relations and International Human Resource Management at undergraduate level and International Business Environment at postgraduate level.

Supervision:

I supervise postgraduate and doctoral students in the field of employment relations, with a particular focus on labour conditions, organisation and labour rights in the international setting.

Research interests

  • Industrial relations in the international clothing sector
  • Work-life integration and decent work
  • Union-management partnership

PhD supervision research interests

  • Labour conditions in the international clothing sector, labour rights in global supply chains, organising strategies and trade unionism, precarious work.

I am currently supervising doctoral students researching in the following areas:

Chinese HRM 

Industrialisation and Trade Policies in Vietnam

Past projects

  • In 2018, I supervised four Masters students undertaking research project work in collaboration with Anti Slavery International. 
  • Co-supervisor (33%) for Jenna Pandeli's doctorate on Prison Work.
  • Co-Supervisor (33%) for Mila Ivanova's doctorate on Shareholder Activism.