Griffith's Professor Bradley Bowden takes a critical and historical look at the widely misunderstood concept in his latest book, 'Work, Wealth and Postmodernism'.
The barista at your local coffee chain might be underpaid, but there’s probably not a whole lot the franchisor is going to do about it. The Franchise Council of Australia has indicated that franchisors are very keen to commit to their legal obligations publically, to avoid being put in the same basket as 7-Eleven. However, […]
Little research exists about how managers themselves are managed despite significant and ongoing changein 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 […]
A 2012 report from The Franchise Council of Australia highlights around 700 000 people to be employed by franchises nationally. Interestingly though, only one third of franchisors employed human resources (HR) or industrial relations (IR) professionals, or provided access to such advice for franchisees; nor did they conduct internal audits into how franchisees executed employment […]
The research of a cohort of Centre for Work, Organisation and Wellbeing (WOW) members was recognised recently by constituents and the Organising Committee of the annual Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management conference, held in Perth in early December (2012). Griffith Business School’s Dean (Academic), and WOW member, Professor Marie Wilsonwas admitted as a […]