Postdoctoral Fellow sought for workplace research

Centre for Work Organisation and Wellbeing
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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 […]

Five minutes with…Zhou Jiang

Centre for Work Organisation and Wellbeing
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Dr Zhou Jiang joined the Centre for Work, Organisation and Wellbeing in early 2016. Although his interests are broad, and span continents(!), Zhou’s research primarily considers the areas of career development, organisational behaviour, and wellbeing. We spent five minutes with him to learn a little more… In what area/s does your current research interests lie? […]

Managing our ‘human resources’ at work: Where’s the wellbeing?

Centre for Work Organisation and Wellbeing
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The obsession of human resource management (HRM) research to link with performance over the last thirty years, is yet to prove that such an association makes a big influence. HRM strategies that ask what an organisation can get out of workers is also stalling, and is more likely to backfire in the contemporary (Western) employment […]

The good and bad of organisational change: Resistance, transformation, insomnia, wellbeing

Centre for Work Organisation and Wellbeing
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Prompted by the limitations of current research which looks only at organisational change attitudes at a single point in time; omits employees’ subjective experience of change; and, likewise, the role of psychological mechanisms as mediators between the two with one’s health and wellbeing, Associate Professor Alannah Rafferty (UNSW) has, with colleague, Professor Nerina L. Jimmieson […]

Five minutes with…Paula Brough

Centre for Work Organisation and Wellbeing
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For over 20 years, Professor Paula Brough’s research has focussed on evaluating and enhancing the psychological health of workers. She is the leader of the Behavioural Basis of Health (research centre’s) Social and Organisational Psychology Research Unit, and WOW’s newest academic member. We spent five minutes with (a very busy) Paula to learn a little […]