Mental health of emergency services personnel and HRM: preliminary findings

Centre for Work Organisation and Wellbeing
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The results of a survey conducted by researchers at the Centre for Work, Organisation and Wellbeing with 272 Australian paramedics has revealed the invaluable role of family, friends and work supervisors’ support as they go about their job. With three years’ funding from the Australia Research Council Linkage program (LP160100004) and industry partners United Voice (QLD and NT branches) and the Ambulance […]

Five minutes with…Ruth McPhail

Centre for Work Organisation and Wellbeing
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WOW’s Professor Ruth McPhail is Head of the Department of Employment Relations and Human Resources (with whom the Centre has a close working relationship). Raised as an academic at Griffith University, her social justice agenda has always been very strong. We spent five minutes with Ruth to learn a little more about what research underpinned by […]

Five minutes with…Keith Townsend

Business and government
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An undergraduate degree focusing on industrial relations (IR), public policy and politics, coupled with previous management and [IR] practitioner experience combined to reveal for Associate Professor Keith Townsend, just how complicated working life can be. Spending his life talking to others about their workplace complications has set him on a path; and the destination is […]

Post-doc research continues to break down employee voice

Business and government
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After wrapping up her PhD dissertation on the management of employee voice, the Centre for Work, Organisation and Wellbeing welcomes Dr Paula Mowbray as Griffith University’s newest Postdoctoral Research Fellow. “It’s fantastic. It’s the ideal opportunity!” said Mowbray. “It’s brilliant to continue with the flow of what I have been doing [as a PhD candidate] […]

Five minutes with…Mohan Thite

Centre for Work Organisation and Wellbeing
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With a strong technology industry background, Associate Professor Mohan Thite’s research is global and heavily practice-focussed. We spent five minutes with Mohan to learn a little more about his work… In what area/s does your current research interests lie? My current research interests are strategic human resource management (HRM), HRM information systems, multinational corporations (MNCs) […]

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 […]