Division of Organizational Behaviour and Human Resources

The OBHR Division focuses on many aspects of the employment relationship, including the culture of organizations, managing organizational change, the roles and skills of managers, the development of human resources, labour-management relations, and international human resource management.

 

Research Supervisors

Name Research Interests
Clough, David Social Networks, Technological Innovations, Technological change, Organizational learning, Interorganizational networks, Entrepreneurship, Innovation management, Organization theory
Daniels, Michael Emotions in organizations; Emotional Labor; Workplace mistreatment; Leadership; Cultural values
Knight, Thomas Role of line managers in labour relations, interest-based collective bargaining, change processes in labour relations, human resources management, industrial relations, family business
Langton, Nancy Kenya, organizational behavior
Paluch, Rebecca Mee Kyung
Robinson, Sandra Workplace psychologist, workplace dysfunction, employee problems, workplace mistreatment, bullying, aggression, ostracism, broken promises, territoriality, trust, betrayal, deviance, theft, sabotage, social undermining, incivility, Employment contracts, Psychological contracts, Employee-employer relationships, Workplace deviance, Aggression
Sajjadiani, Sima
Schulz, Martin Military Institutions, Change and Persistence, Organizational Rules, Organizational Routines, Organizational Learning, Organizational Knowledge, Rule Networks, Bureaucracies, Knowledge Relevance, Obsolescence, Decision Making, Logics of Appropriateness and Consequences, Social Order
Seidel, Marc-David New Technology and Social Impacts, Impacts of New Information Technologies, Media and Society, Social Networks, Social Organization and Political Systems, Social, Economical and Political Impacts of Innovations, Entrepreneurship, Socio-Economic Conditions, Economic Systems, Life Cycles ( Childhood, Adolescence, Adulthood, etc.), Organizational Theory, Distributed Trust Technologies (Blockchain, etc.), Early life factors role in later life workplace outcomes, Social networks and organizational decision making, Discrimination and networks in the employment relationship
Strike, Vanessa Private Sector Corporations, Small and Medium Sized Enterprises, Family Business, Governance, Entrepreneurship, Advising, Sensemaking
van Jaarsveld, Danielle call centre management practices; employer-employee relations, Call centre management practices, employer-employee relationship, employment policy, labour market analysis, public sector collective bargaining, work and employment relations
Yu, Lingtao Management, leadership and ethics , abusive supervision , workplace deviance , emotions , mindfulness