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No arguments - design work for good mental healthNo arguments - design work for good mental health

Dr Kirsten Way challenges some of the arguments commonly cited by business owners against building a mentally healthy workplace. In this newly released video, Dr Way closely explains what “reasonably practicable” really means when it comes to ensuring psychological health in the workplace by addressing each of the five relevant matters listed in the WHS laws.

Professor Wayne Hochwarter named fellow at ACU Professor Wayne Hochwarter named fellow at ACU

The Peter Faber Business School at Australian Catholic University (ACU) has named Florida State University management Professor Wayne Hochwarter the Professorial Fellow at the Centre for Sustainable HRM & Wellbeing. Hochwarter, the Jim Moran Professor of Management at FSU, is a leading international authority in organisational behavior research, with more than 100 scientific and applied articles to his credit.

International Research Symposium 2016International Research Symposium 2016

The Faculty of Law and Business at the Australian Catholic University, ACU welcomes you to The 2016 Social Identity in the Workplace and Employee Engagement International Research Symposium, which will be held at the Peter Cosgrove Centre, Tenison Woods House, 8-20 Napier Street North Sydney, Australia from 3-4 November 2016.

ACU Faculty of Law and Business celebrates ERA resultsACU Faculty of Law and Business celebrates ERA results

The following notes confirm the ERA (Excellence in Research for Australia) 2015 results for the ACU Faculty of Law and Business. The Faculty contributed to the ERA exercise via two discipline domain submissions in FoR 1503 (Business and Management) and FoR 1801 (Law).

International Research Symposium 2015International Research Symposium 2015

In 2015 the Faculty of Law and Business at the Australian Catholic University, ACU held the 2015 Sustainable HRM and Employee Well-Being International Research Symposium at North Sydney. Sustainable HRM represents an attempt to grapple with the relationship between HRM practices and outcomes beyond predominantly economic and financial outcomes.

Landmark Study Puts Fair Wages Firmly in the SpotlightLandmark Study Puts Fair Wages Firmly in the Spotlight

Managing wage levels remains a contested issue in the public arena. In recent times, Australia’s Transport Workers Union defended the timing of a legal challenge over the introduction of minimum pay rates for truck drivers, saying trucking contractors need better pay to compete and stay safe on the roads.

ACU School of Business Partnership with Middlesex University Business School, LondonACU School of Business Partnership with Middlesex University Business School, London

It is with a great deal of pleasure that Professor Thomas Lange, Associate Dean Research, ACU Faculty of Law and Business announces a formal agreement [MoU] has been signed by ACU and Middlesex University Business School to support joint research efforts as well as academic staff and student exchanges.

Professor Thomas Lange joins Editorial Board of globally renowned British Journal of ManagementProfessor Thomas Lange joins Editorial Board of globally renowned British Journal of Management

ACU’s Associate Dean Research at the Faculty of Law and Business, Professor Thomas Lange, has been invited to join the Editorial Board of one of the world’s most distinguished Management journals. The British Journal of Management (BJM) is a quarterly peer-reviewed academic journal, published by Wiley-Blackwell on behalf of the British Academy of Management.

Summary of my PhD research - Tamara GinigeSummary of my PhD research - Tamara Ginige

In the Sri Lankan economy, agriculture is one of the important sectors and approximately 33% of the total labour force is engaged in agriculture. Farming rice, vegetables or other crops are the most important activities for the majority of people living in rural areas of Sri Lanka. There are six stages of a farming cycle and different information needs depending on the crop cycle.

Professor Thomas Lange, new Associate Dean ResearchProfessor Thomas Lange, new Associate Dean Research

A leading German-born Management scholar has been named by Australian Catholic University (ACU) as the new Associate Dean Research for the Faculty of Law and Business.

World Leading Scholar Joins ACU School of BusinessWorld Leading Scholar Joins ACU School of Business

We are delighted to announce the appointment of Professor Yannis Georgellis as Professorial Fellow at the ACU School of Business.