Bridging the Gap: Analysing Regulations and Gender Norms in the Workplace

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Professor David Peetz and of the Centre for Work, Organisation and Wellbeing, and Professor Georgina Murray have released a new book that they have edited that aims to reshape how we look at gender gaps. The concept for Women, Labor Segmentation and Regulation: Varieties of Gender Gaps comes from Peetz’s 2015 article in the Cambridge […]

A very short book with very good answers

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The Centre for Work, Organisation and Wellbeing’s Director Professor Adrian Wilkinson has just released A very short, fairly interesting and reasonably cheap book about employment relations, a new book that he co-wrote with colleagues Tony Dundon (University of Manchester) and Niall Cullihane (Queens, Belfast), but it is not like any of his publications before. “This […]

How Organisational Identification can be used to predict organisational outcomes

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Associate Professor Ian Glendon from the Centre for Work, Organisation and Wellbeing will be presenting a special seminar Tuesday regarding organisational identification (OID) and its relationship with antecedent and criterion variables. “I think if people identify with the organisation that they are in then it has a sort of iterative context. People feel more comfortable […]

Re-examining the way we look at Foreign Workers in Australia

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As Australians and future hopeful visa holders are watching carefully as the Federal government prepares to announce details on what will replace the abolished 457 visa program, Professor Kate Hutchings of the Centre for Work, Organisation and Wellbeing says it comes at a time where we need to re-think about what international work looks like […]

Australia’s new Temporary Visa program may mean changes to the Hospitality Industry

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While there may be an air of uncertainty when it comes to the status of Australia’s new temporary visa program following the axing of the 457 Visas, Professor Ruth McPhail of the Centre for Work, Organisation and Wellbeing believes the local hospitality industry may see some hardships in some areas, but the situation may increase […]

End of 457 Visa program may be bad news for Australia’s STEM field

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While the Turnbull government’s recent announcement that they are axing the 457 Visa program has federal officials calling it a victory for Australian workers, Associate Professor Mohan Thite of the Centre for Work, Organisation and Wellbeing believes the decision is short-sighted. “Cracking a whip to make sure businesses only hire locals is more of a […]

The stigmatisation of stress and mental health in the workplace

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The idea of being able to deal with stress and mental health issues in the workplace is not a new concept to researchers and academics, but according to Dr Amanda Biggs of the Centre for Work, Organisation and Wellbeing, the stigma for the average worker is still very real. “Admitting to feeling stressed at the […]