Five minutes with…Ruth McPhail

Centre for Work Organisation and Wellbeing
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WOW’s Professor Ruth McPhail is Head of the Department of Employment Relations and Human Resources (with whom the Centre has a close working relationship). Raised as an academic at Griffith University, her social justice agenda has always been very strong. We spent five minutes with Ruth to learn a little more about what research underpinned by […]

How a backup plan can lead to your dream career

Business and government
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Set backs are an inevitable part of life, but Associate Professor Ruth McPhail, from Griffith Business School believes that not getting what you want can actually lead to your dream career. “I think we are conditioned so that when our expectations are not met, it bothers us, we see it as a negative. But sometimes, […]

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

Centre for Work Organisation and Wellbeing
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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 […]

Ruth helping to change the world one student at a time

Corporate
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Students don’t have to wait until they’ve graduated from high school to meet passionate business academic Ruth McPhail. The Griffith Business School Associate Professor is the driving force behind pre-university aspiration raising and preparation, as the Chair or the Orientation and Curriculum Working Group, Academic lead founder of the Peer Assisted Study Sessions (PASS) strategy and a […]