Vietnamese workers have their say: linking job autonomy, motivation and performance

Centre for Work Organisation and Wellbeing
How does a worker’s autonomy — that is, the degree to which they can schedule their tasks and the processes they employ to carry them out — link with their performance on the job? Centre for Work, Organisation and Wellbeing (WOW) Higher Degree Research (HDR) student member, Thao Nguyen has spent the past three years […]

Top Vietnamese Law University visits Griffith

Arts Education Law
President Mai Hồng Quỳ of Ho Chi Minh City University of Law, alongside Vice-President Trần Hoàng Hải and colleagues visited Griffith University Gold Coast campus on 26 November and met with representatives from Griffith International, Griffith Law School and the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice. Areas for potential collaboration were discussed including Bachelor Degrees […]

Climate change draws Vietnamese environment professionals to Griffith

Griffith International
by Elspeth Muir Food security, high quality freshwater, and health standards were among the issues discussed at the Griffith hosted Australia Awards Fellowship climate change program for the Vietnamese Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MONRE). The Australian Government funds Australia Awards Fellowships administered by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade. They aim to […]

Capacity building for Vietnamese government

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Department of Accounting, Finance and Economics
Griffith University’s leading economics experts are helping shape Vietnam’s rapidly growing economy. Twenty three Vietnamese government officials from the Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI) have recentlyreturned home with fresh ideas on developing robust planning and investment strategies, after participating in a seriesof workshops, seminars and discussions in Brisbane. The three week intensive program, conducted […]

Chinese territorial disputes may escalate this year

Griffith Asia Institute
Territorial disputes between an increasingly assertive China and its regional neighbours Japan, South Korea, The Philippines and Vietnam dominated coverage of the region in 2013. Analysts are warning that any of these disputes could potentially escalate into armed conflict in 2014. Professor Andrew O’Neil comments on this issue in an interview with ABC Radio National […]