When research goes awry: getting back on the horse

Centre for Work Organisation and Wellbeing
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Two academics walked into a pub… One beer coaster-transcribed book proposal and a pre-existing publisher’s meeting later comes 33 tales of trial and tribulation from researchers across Australia, New Zealand, the UK, Republic of Ireland, USA, Malaysia and Europe, in this collection from editors, Associate Professor Keith Townsend (WOW) and Professor Mark Saunders (University of […]

Mental health of emergency services personnel and HRM: preliminary findings

Centre for Work Organisation and Wellbeing
Published
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 […]

Esteemed acknowledgement of contribution to employment relations research

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The contribution of WOW’s Associate Professor Keith Townsend to the field of labour and employment relations (ER) research was acknowledged recently through his award as second runner up of the International Labor and Employment Relations Associations’ (ILERA) Luis Aparicio Prize. “As most of my research is conducted…in the [human resource management] HRM territory, I feel […]