Five minutes with…Alannah Rafferty

Centre for Work Organisation and Wellbeing
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Associate Professor Alannah Rafferty wants to make the experience of organisational change a better one for everyday employees, so her research focuses on solutions which enhance organisations’ ability to implement that change and in return, improve employee wellbeing. We spent five minutes with Alannah, who’s also Director of Research with Griffith’s Department of Employment Relations […]

End of 457 Visa program may be bad news for Australia’s STEM field

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While the Turnbull government’s recent announcement that they are axing the 457 Visa program has federal officials calling it a victory for Australian workers, Associate Professor Mohan Thite of the Centre for Work, Organisation and Wellbeing believes the decision is short-sighted. “Cracking a whip to make sure businesses only hire locals is more of a […]

The future of management – how managers are managed?

Adrian Wilkinson
Centre for Work Organisation and Wellbeing
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Little research exists about how managers themselves are managed despite significant and ongoing change in the context of their work in recent years. Centre for Work, Organisation and Wellbeing members, Adrian Wilkinson and Keith Townsend (with Gabriele Suder, University of Melbourne) have sought to fill this gap with their newly edited book – Handbook of Research on […]

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 […]

New journal focuses on human capital management in South Asia

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The Centre for Work, Organisation and Wellbeing offers insights annually into the world of peer-reviewed journal publishing through its Seminar Series and Higher Degree Research student initiatives. But have you ever wondered what’s involved in getting an internationally- syndicated journal up and running? Launched by Sage India in 2014, the ‘South Asia Journal of Human […]