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Visiting Fellow Profile

Anil Verma


Anil VermaDr. Anil Verma is Professor of Industrial Relations and Human Resource Management at the University of Toronto where he holds a joint appointment at the Rotman School of Management and the Centre for Industrial Relations. He has taught previously at the University of California, Los Angeles, the University of British Columbia, University of Saskatchewan and worked in the steel industry as an engineer for five years.

His primary research interests are in the area of management responses to unionization, participative forms of work organization, wage and employment outcomes, and the
contribution of workplace innovations to organizational effectiveness and performance.

He has served as President of the Canadian Industrial Relations Association and on the Executive Board of the International Industrial Relations Association, Geneva. Professor Verma consults with a wide range of businesses, unions, governments and international agencies including the Advisory Committee on Labour & Income Statistics, Statistics Canada.

He has published over sixty articles in research journals and books. He is a member of the editorial board of several journals. He has co-edited seven books including: Unions in the 21st Century: An International Perspective (London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2004); Restructuring Work and the Life Course (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2001); Contract and Commitment: Employment Relations in the New Economy (Kingston, ON: IRC Press, 1999); Regionalization and Labour Market Interdependence in East and South-east Asia (London: Macmillan, 1997).


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Visit: Through summer 2007

Faculty sponsor: Sarosh Kuruvilla

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