Professor named Fellow of Royal Society of Arts

Centre for Work Organisation and Wellbeing
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Griffith University’s Professor Adrian Wilkinson has become a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts (first published, June 22, 2012). The RSA (Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce) was founded in 1754, and has a wealth of notable achievements and Fellows in its 250-year history. It is an enlightenment organisation committed […]

Is enterprise bargaining still a better way of working?

Negotiation
Centre for Work Organisation and Wellbeing
Published
In 1989, the Business Council of Australia produced a blueprint for change entitled ‘Enterprise Based Bargaining Units: a Better Way of Working’. To a great extent, this document and the corresponding shifts in business, government and union approaches to wage and conditions determination meant Australia shifted from a centralised to a workplace system of bargaining. […]

Shift, drive, fly: work and wellbeing in regional coal mining communities

Centre for Work Organisation and Wellbeing
Published
What is shaping up to be the largest longitudinal study of shift work and its impact on social, physical, psychological, and community wellbeing is well under way. The Australian Research Council Linkage project, co-funded by the Mining and Energy division of the Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union (CFMEU), has seen data collected from over 2 […]