Articles

Below is a sample of recent articles and research

Making Strategy and Change Sustainable

Making Strategy and Change Sustainable

In today's business landscape, tight marketplaces create the need for organisations to be skilful in adapting to change to remain sustainable. Tom Pietkiewicz and Melinda Chin consider the research in this area. Published June 2009. 

Skill Shortage and the Economic Crisis

Skill Shortage and the Economic Crisis

Melinda Chin and Tom Pietkiewicz look at the global economic crisis and the recent skill shortage. The article goes on to outline the way organisations can take advantage and use the current conditions to secure talent. Published March 2009.

Change and Culture

Change and Culture

Published in Illuminations, a Journal of Organisational Psychology (APS) June 2008. Organisational Psychologists play a significant role in shaping culture during the change process. The paper explores  the change process, highlighting key areas organisations need to address along the way to ensure success. 

Technology, Teamwork and Collaboration Now and the Future

Technology, Teamwork and Collaboration Now and the Future

Published in Illuminations, a Journal of Organisational Psychology (APS) September 2008. Changing technology has impacted significantly on the way we work. This paper focuses on current trends and implications for HR and management, and future developments and opportunities.

Managing Stress in difficult times BCME

Managing Stress in difficult times BCME

Published in BCME a building trade magazine, this article highlights the importance of managing employee stress during the current tough economic climate. Both employees and leaders are facing a number of additional challenges and organisations who are best able to address the current situation are more likely to weather the conditions.

The Impact of Cars on quality of life and wellbeing

The Impact of Cars on quality of life and wellbeing

Published in Illuminations, a Journal of Organisational Psychology (APS) December 2008. This article highlights the impact of city design and transport on work-life balance and general wellbeing. Increasing congestion and travel times have become a major time factor in the life of today's workers and can be in part adressed through organisational design.