WOW’s Deputy Director, Professor Peter Jordan, researches how emotions impact on people’s behaviour at work. Why? He just finds it interesting to understand why people behave and react as they do because in his opinion, emotions will be behind most of it! Paying him to do this is a bonus, Peter adds, because it certainly […]
Associate Professor Ashlea Troth has always been interested in people. She likes to know what makes them tick!! We spend a lot of time in the workplace, she says, and how one thinks and feels at, and about work, has a huge impact. So we spent five minutes with Ashlea to learn a little more […]
What would you rather have in your workplace: a happy environment where co-workers celebrate their birthdays with a singalong over a supermarket sponge cake, or simply fewer frustrations?
We’re looking for a Postdoctoral Research Fellow to join the Centre for Work, Organisation and Wellbeing (WOW)! About the GUPF scheme Griffith University administers an annual competitive Postdoctoral Fellowship (GUPF) scheme, offering up to eight (two year, fixed–term) Fellowships University–wide. Full details can be accessed via the Office for Research website. WOW invites Expressions of […]
Dr Arthur Poropat conducts research on personality, the prediction of academic performance, organisational citizenship behaviour, and the management practices that improve staff performance. We spent five minutes with Arthur to learn a little more about his work… In what area/s does your current research interests lie? Recently, I have published several articles on the value […]
Early on, Dr Sandra Lawrence’s research considered how social support helped people cope in the workplace. A former Research Fellow of the Centre for Work, Organisation and Wellbeing, and now Chief Investigator on two Australia Research Council projects – one of which she leads – we spent five minutes with Sandra to learn a little […]