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Our team at the Centre for Workplace Excellence bring together a unique alignment of experience and capabilities to help your organisation achieve its excellence.

Leadership team

Professor Maureen Dollard
Co-Director Centre for Workplace Excellence, Professor of Work and Organisational Psychology
Professor Jimmy Donaghey
Co-Director Centre for Workplace Excellence, Professor in Organisational Behaviour/Human Resource Management

Researchers

Dr Ali Afsharian
Organisational and clinical psychology, psychosocial safety climate
Dr Tessa Bailey
Psychosocial factors at work, risk management
Dr Ashlee Borgkvist
Gender and flexible working arrangements, work-life integration, parenting and work
Dr Chia-yen (Chad) Chiu
Work teams, positive leadership traits, and social networks
Dr Helena de Anstiss
Policy and context in which government funded services are delivered, social impact investing
Dr Jill Gould
Organisational gender diversity, gender pay gap
Dr Frank Huo
Workforce performance, job design, high-involvement work processes
Professor Carol Kulik
Workplace diversity, organisational justice, HRM practices
Dr Valerie O'Keeffe
Work design, job quality, workplace/occupational health and safety management
Professor Cheri Ostroff
Organisational culture, climate and change, person-organisation fit
Dr Mikaela Owen
Worker and student mental health and wellbeing, psychosocial risk factors, psychosocial safety climate
Dr Sanjee Perera
Emotion in the workplace , workforce diversity
Dr Silvia Pignata
Employee health and well-being, stress interventions, human factors and aviation psychology
Dr Rachael Potter
Psychological health at work, psychosocial risk regulation, policy evaluation
Dr Harry Savelsberg
Social Policy: education, employment and youth affairs
Dr Sukhbir Sandhu
Social and environmental sustainability, diversity and sustainability
Dr Shruti Sardeshmukh
People dynamics related to innovation, entrepreneurship and SMEs
Dr Ruchi Sinha
Teams dynamics: voice, conflict, emotions, leadership &power; Negotiation
Dr Gerry Treuren
Volunteering motivation, employee turnover and retention, migrant and refugee employment
Professor Michelle Tuckey
Workplace bullying, workplace mental health and well-being, occupational stress
Dr Amy Zadow
Psychosocial safety climate theory, psychosocial risk factors, work injuries, organisational stress interventions
A.Prof Tahereh Ziaian
Transcultural mental health cross-cultural psychology, Immigration, acculturation and intercultural relations

Adjuncts

Prof Deanne den Hartog, University of Amsterdam
Leadership, teams, personality, well-being, HRM, culture and trust

Prof Ingrid Fulmer, Rutgers, School of Management and Labor Relations
Human resource management, organisational behaviour and business ethics

Prof Anthony McDonnell, Cork University
International human resource management, employment relations, talent management

Prof Larry Williams, University of Nebraska
Organizational and social science research methods and data analysis techniques

Professional Staff

Ms Bernadette Burgert
Centre Coordinator
Ms Sarah Jarvis
Project Officer, (supporting Prof Carol Kulik)