The future of management – how managers are managed?

Adrian Wilkinson
Centre for Work Organisation and Wellbeing
Published
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 […]

‘We are very focussed on the muffins’: product trumps employment matters in franchises

Centre for Work Organisation and Wellbeing
Published
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 […]

Shazam! WOW researchers impress at ANZAM

Mrs Alice Evans
Centre for Work Organisation and Wellbeing
Published
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 Wilson was admitted as a […]