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We host a range of seminars and workshops throughout the year, as well as a number of distinguished guests.

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All seminars will take place in the following venues between 10 – 11 am, unless otherwise noted:

  • Nathan campus: room –1.18, building N72 (Glyn Davis)
  • Gold Coast campus: room 1.11, building G27 (Business 2)

Trimester 1, 2020

DateSpeakerTitle
Wednesday 26 FebruaryDr Amy Hawkes, Griffith University

With great power comes great responsibility: Understanding leadership and genetics

Note venue: Room 2.06, building N54 (Bray Centre), Nathan campus video conference to Room 3.01, building G23 (Multimedia), Gold Coast campus.

RSVP: http://www.cvent.com/d/2nql6y ​​​​​​​

Tuesday 3 MarchProfessor Peter Fleming, UTS

On why Uber has not taken over the world

RSVP: http://www.cvent.com/d/gnqp8z

Wednesday 4 March

Professor Mark Saunders, University of Birmingham

HDR Coffee n Conversation: Writing (and reviewing) for publication

RSVP: wow@griffith.edu.au

Tuesday 10 March

Professor Mark Saunders, University of Birmingham

Developing meaningful doctor patient relationships: the dance of trust

RSVP: http://www.cvent.com/d/7nqq8d

Wednesday 11 March

Professor Mark Saunders, University of Birmingham

HDR Coffee n Conversation: Why sampling matters and how many are enough

RSVP: wow@griffith.edu.au

Monday 16 MarchProfessor Gregor Gall, Leeds University

The torrid troika: The importance of studying power, ideology and material interests in work and employment

CANCELLED

Wednesday 1 AprilWorkshop in Equity, Diversity and Gender in EmploymentCANCELLED
Wednesday 15 AprilDr Wim Vandekerckhove, University of GreenwichCANCELLED
Wednesday 29 AprilProfessor Adrian Wilkinson, Griffith University/WOW Director

HDR Reading Discussion:  The collapse of sensemaking in organizations - The Mann Gulch Disaster - Karl E. Weick

Note: This is a virtual discussion that will take place on Microsoft Teams for internal members only.

RSVP: wow@griffith.edu.au

Wednesday 6 MayProfessor Paula Brough, Griffith University

The enigmatic concept of work-life balance: Ensuring meaningful progress

Note: This is a virtual seminar that will take place on Microsoft Teams for internal members only.

(Post seminar HDR discussion to be held by Professor Peter Jordan)

RSVP: wow@griffith.edu.au

Wednesday 13 MayDr Paula Mowbray, Griffith University

HDR Reading Discussion: Bowen and Ostroff

Note: This is a virtual discussion that will take place on Microsoft Teams for internal members only.

RSVP: wow@griffith.edu.au

Tuesday 19 MayProfessor Keith Townsend, Griffith University

Kitchen bench HRM: Managing the early stages of COVID-19

Note: This is a virtual discussion that will take place on Microsoft Teams for internal members only.

(Post seminar HDR discussion to be held by Professor Paula Brough)

RSVP: wow@griffith.edu.au

Tuesday 26 MayProfessor Adrian Wilkinson, Griffith University
HDR Reading Discussion: The strength of ties - A network theory revisit

Note: This is a virtual seminar that will take place on Microsoft Teams for internal members only.

RSVP: wow@griffith.edu.au

Tuesday 2 JuneProfessor Peter Jordan, Griffith University

Fear at work

Note: This is a virtual discussion that will take place on Microsoft Teams for internal members only.

(Post seminar HDR discussion to be held by Professor Keith Townsend)

RSVP: wow@griffith.edu.au

Tuesday 9 JuneProfessor Kate Hutchings, Griffith University

HDR Reading Discussion: Protecting expatriates in hostile environments - Institutional forces influencing the safety and security practices of internationally active organisations

Note: This is a virtual discussion that will take place on Microsoft Teams for internal members only.

RSVP: wow@griffith.edu.au

Wed 17 JuneAssociate Professor Alannah Rafferty, Griffith University

The process, content and context of change: What is it about organisational change events that influence employees' stress appraisals and coping behaviours?

Note: This is a virtual discussion that will take place on Microsoft Teams for internal members only.

(Post seminar HDR discussion to be held by Professor Kate Hutchings)

RSVP: wow@griffith.edu.au

Tuesday 23 JuneProfessor Liz Jones, Griffith University

New approaches to improving healthcare delivery at the individual, team and system levels

Note: This is a virtual seminar that will take place on Microsoft Teams for internal members only.

(Post seminar HDR discussion to be held by Associate Professor Alannah Rafferty)

RSVP: wow@griffith.edu.au

Tuesday 7 JulyAssociate Professor Mohan Thite, Griffith University
HDR Reading Discussion: International HRM insights for navigating the COVID-19 pandemic - Implications for future research and practice

Note: This is a virtual seminar that will take place on Microsoft Teams for internal members only.

RSVP: wow@griffith.edu.au

Trimester 2, 2020

DateSpeakerTitle
Tuesday 21 JulyProfessor Liz Jones, Griffith University
HDR Reading Discussion: Why women build less effective networks than men - The role of structural inclusion and personal hesitation

Note: This is a virtual seminar that will take place on Microsoft Teams for internal members only.

RSVP: wow@griffith.edu.au

Tuesday 4 AugustProfessor Sharon Parker, Curtin University
Developments in work design research and practice: Some new directions

Time: 1pm - 2pm

Note: This is a virtual seminar that will take place on Microsoft Teams.

(Post seminar discussion to be held by Professor Peter Jordan)

RSVP: wow@griffith.edu.au

Monday 10 August
Professor David Peetz, Griffith University
Associate Professor Georgina Murray
Professor Werner Nienhueser, University if Duisburg-Essen
Socialising, media or social media? Union messaging and understandings amongst older and younger workers
Time: 3pm-4pm
Note: This is a virtual seminar that will take place on Microsoft Teams.
Wednesday 19 AugustDr Michelle Brady, University of Melbourne
In a man's world: The hierarchies structuring mothers' access to flexible work arrangements in male dominated occupations

Note: This is a virtual seminar that will take place on Microsoft Teams.

(Post seminar discussion to be held by Professor Kate Hutchings)

RSVP: wow@griffith.edu.au

Wednesday 26 AugustProfessor Paula Brough, Griffith UniversityHDR Seminar: Establishing a research track record

Note: This is a virtual seminar that will take place on Microsoft Teams.

RSVP: wow@griffith.edu.au
Tuesday 1 SeptemberProfessor Dian Tjondronegoro, Griffith University
Digitised workspace: New normal that transforms our productivity and wellbeing

Note: This is a virtual seminar that will take place on Microsoft Teams.

(Post seminar discussion to be held by A/Professor Alannah Rafferty)

RSVP: wow@griffith.edu.au

Tuesday 15 SeptemberAssociate Professor Rebecca Loudoun, Griffith UniversityMates in Construction: Developing a measure of worker-manager communication

Note: This is a virtual seminar that will take place on Microsoft Teams.

RSVP: wow@griffith.edu.au
Wednesday 23 SeptemberDr Carys Chan, Griffith UniversityParental stress and marital conflict during COVID-19 lockdown in Singapore: An exploration of working parents' work and non-work demands and resources

Note: This is a virtual seminar that will take place on Microsoft Teams.

RSVP: wow@griffith.edu.au
Wednesday October 7Professor Lucy Taksa, Macquarie Business School
Shifting attention from the individual to the collective: Rethinking inclusive leadership for migrant and refugee social inclusion

Note: This is a virtual seminar that will take place on Microsoft Teams.

RSVP: wow@griffith.edu.au

Wednesday 14 October Dr Sudong Shang, Griffith UniversityThe moral configurations of servant and ethical leadership: A dual-channel model

Note: This is a virtual seminar that will take place on Microsoft Teams.

RSVP: wow@griffith.edu.au
Monday 19 OctoberDr Elizabeth Sanders, Bond University
Dr Jessica Blomfield, Faethm AI
Dr Vicki Webster, Griffith University
Dr Lorraine Tulele, CQU
HDR Seminar: Life after a PhD - It's waiting for you!

Note: This is a virtual seminar that will take place on Microsoft Teams from 10am - 11:30am.

RSVP: wow@griffith.edu.au
Wednesday 21 October 
Mary Crawford, QUT
Maria Khan, QUT
Suzanne Maloney, University of Southern QLD
Kerrin Watter, Metro South Health
Purnima Nandy, Griffith University
Negar Faaliyat, Griffith University
Workshop on Equity, Diversity and Gender in Employment (WEDGE)
Exploring the complexities of diversity in contemporary society

Note: This is a virtual seminar that will take place on Microsoft Teams from 11:30am - 3pm.

RSVP: wow@griffith.edu.au

Tuesday 27 OctoberChris Elston, Railtrain Group PTY LTDHDR Seminar: How to get industry interested in your research project

Note: This is a virtual seminar that will take place on Microsoft Teams.

RSVP: wow@griffith.edu.au

Trimester 3, 2020

Date Speaker Title
Tuesday 3 NovemberDr Amie Shaw, Griffith UniversityTBA

Note: This is a virtual seminar that will take place on Microsoft Teams.

RSVP: wow@griffith.edu.au
Tuesday 10 NovemberProfessor Stephen Teo, Edith Cowan UniversityTBA

Note: This is a virtual seminar that will take place on Microsoft Teams from 11:30am - 12:30pm.

RSVP: wow@griffith.edu.au
Wednesday 18 NovemberProfessor David Peetz, Griffith UniversityThe impact of working from home during COVID-19 on university staff

Note: This is a virtual seminar that will take place on Microsoft Teams.

RSVP: wow@griffith.edu.au
Tuesday 24 NovemberProfessor Ashlea Troth, Griffith UniversityHDR Seminar: The three pillars of a good PhD - Theory, data and relevance

Note: This is a virtual seminar that will take place on Microsoft Teams.

RSVP: wow@griffith.edu.au

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