Good nursing managers help nurses to cope with the challenges of shiftwork

Centre for Work Organisation and Wellbeing
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An investigation into the experiences of nurses exposed to shift work is shining new light on coping strategies health care workers go through, and is emphasising the importance of strong front-line management. Griffith University’s Jane Gifkins, under the supervision of the Centre for Work, Organisation and Wellbeing’s Rebecca Loudoun, published the research as a result of […]

Five minutes with…Adrian Wilkinson

Business and government
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Professor Adrian Wilkinson is the Centre for Work, Organisation and Wellbeing’s long-serving (foundation) Director. He’s a pretty darn good captain of the WOW-ship with his ‘open door’ style and keen interest in seeing workers’ voices not fall on deaf ears, so we spent five minutes with Adrian (because it looks like that’s all he’ll have […]

Post-doc research continues to break down employee voice

Business and government
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After wrapping up her PhD dissertation on the management of employee voice, the Centre for Work, Organisation and Wellbeing welcomes Dr Paula Mowbray as Griffith University’s newest Postdoctoral Research Fellow. “It’s fantastic. It’s the ideal opportunity!” said Mowbray. “It’s brilliant to continue with the flow of what I have been doing [as a PhD candidate] […]

Postdoctoral Fellow sought for workplace research

Centre for Work Organisation and Wellbeing
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We’re looking for a Postdoctoral Research Fellow to join the Centre for Work, Organisation and Wellbeing (WOW)! About the GUPF scheme Griffith University administers an annual competitive Postdoctoral Fellowship (GUPF) scheme, offering up to eight (two year, fixed–term) Fellowships University–wide. Full details can be accessed via the Office for Research website. WOW invites Expressions of […]

New worker voice must be heard

Centre for Work Organisation and Wellbeing
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The voice of the employee remains a key dynamic of any workplace, but how has its influence and appreciation changed with time? That question and most other queries on the expression of the views of the worker are addressed in a new book co-edited by Professor Adrian Wilkinson, Director of Griffith University’s Centre for Work, […]