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Centre for Business and Organisational Psychology

About the Centre for Business and Organisational Psychology

The Centre for Organisational Psychology provides professional training for postgraduate students as well as collaborating in projects with both public and private sector organisations. Experts in the Centre are available for public consultation. Research and postgraduate training in Organisational Psychology is carried out through the Centre for Organisational Psychology. Postgraduate students in Organisational Psychology are affiliated with the Centre during their candidature. The objectives of the Centre include:

  • To develop the discipline of organisational psychology by conducting high-quality basic and applied programs of research that provide a link between organisational theory and practice
  • To provide students with high-quality teaching programs by offering postgraduate training in the professional practice of organisational psychology
  • To develop the profession of organisational psychology by engaging in the practice of organisational psychology with government, industry, and community groups

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Contact the Centre for Business and Organisational Psychology

Phone:
+617 3365 6409
Fax:
+617 3365 4466
Location
Level 1, McElwain Building (24A)
Postal Address:
The Centre for Organisational Psychology
School of Psychology
The University of Queensland
Email:

Centre for Business and Organisational Psychology Staff

Program Director

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Room:
McElwain 118
Phone:
+61 7 3365 6372
Email:

Centre Director

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Room:
132
Phone:
+61 7 3346 9157
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Senior Psychologists (Organisational)

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Room:
120
Phone:
3365 6391
Email:

Postgraduate Administrator - Coursework

Room:
MC-313
Phone:
Ext 54919
Email:

Academic Staff

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Phone:
+61 7 3346 7345
Email:
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Room:
McElwain 118
Phone:
+61 7 3365 6372
Email:
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Room:
24a-133
Phone:
+61 7 3365 6423
Email:
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Room:
132
Phone:
+61 7 3346 9157
Email:
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Room:
134, McElwain Building (Building 24A, St. Lucia Campus)
Phone:
+61 7 3346 9555
Email:
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Room:
327
Phone:
+61 7 3365 7293
Email:

Postdoctoral Members

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Room:
331
Phone:
+61 7 3346 9506
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Postgraduate Members

Honorary Staff

Internship Supervisors

Adjunct Professional Staff

Centre for Business and Organisational Psychology Expertise

Aging in the work context

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Room:
327
Phone:
+61 7 3365 7293
Email:

Communication

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Phone:
+61 7 3346 7345
Email:
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Room:
132
Phone:
+61 7 3346 9157
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Computational Modelling

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Room:
331
Phone:
+61 7 3346 9506
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Creativity

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Room:
134, McElwain Building (Building 24A, St. Lucia Campus)
Phone:
+61 7 3346 9555
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Employment discrimination

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Room:
327
Phone:
+61 7 3365 7293
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Group processes

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Phone:
+61 7 3346 7345
Email:
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Room:
134, McElwain Building (Building 24A, St. Lucia Campus)
Phone:
+61 7 3346 9555
Email:

Implicit bias

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+61 7 3346 7345
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Room:
132
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+61 7 3346 9157
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Intergroup relations

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Room:
327
Phone:
+61 7 3365 7293
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Job design

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Room:
McElwain 118
Phone:
+61 7 3365 6372
Email:
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Room:
24a-133
Phone:
+61 7 3365 6423
Email:

Job performance

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+61 7 3346 7345
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Room:
McElwain 118
Phone:
+61 7 3365 6372
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Judgement and Decision Making

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Room:
331
Phone:
+61 7 3346 9506
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Leadership

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Phone:
+61 7 3346 7345
Email:
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Room:
132
Phone:
+61 7 3346 9157
Email:
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Room:
134, McElwain Building (Building 24A, St. Lucia Campus)
Phone:
+61 7 3346 9555
Email:

Motivation

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Room:
331
Phone:
+61 7 3346 9506
Email:
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+61 7 3346 7345
Email:
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Room:
McElwain 118
Phone:
+61 7 3365 6372
Email:
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Room:
24a-133
Phone:
+61 7 3365 6423
Email:
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Room:
134, McElwain Building (Building 24A, St. Lucia Campus)
Phone:
+61 7 3346 9555
Email:

Occupational stress & employee health

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Room:
24a-133
Phone:
+61 7 3365 6423
Email:
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Room:
134, McElwain Building (Building 24A, St. Lucia Campus)
Phone:
+61 7 3346 9555
Email:

Organisational change

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Room:
132
Phone:
+61 7 3346 9157
Email:

Organisational climate & morale

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+61 7 3346 7345
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Room:
24a-133
Phone:
+61 7 3365 6423
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Organisational surveys

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Room:
McElwain 118
Phone:
+61 7 3365 6372
Email:
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Room:
24a-133
Phone:
+61 7 3365 6423
Email:
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Room:
327
Phone:
+61 7 3365 7293
Email:

Personnel Selection

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Room:
24a-133
Phone:
+61 7 3365 6423
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Positive Organisational Behaviour

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Room:
24a-133
Phone:
+61 7 3365 6423
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Role Models

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Room:
132
Phone:
+61 7 3346 9157
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Safety climate & safety behaviour

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Room:
McElwain 118
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+61 7 3365 6372
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Self-management strategies

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Room:
24a-133
Phone:
+61 7 3365 6423
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Stereotypes in the workplace

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Room:
132
Phone:
+61 7 3346 9157
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Room:
327
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+61 7 3365 7293
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Training & development

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Room:
McElwain 118
Phone:
+61 7 3365 6372
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Women & leadership (i.e., the glass cliff)

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Phone:
+61 7 3346 7345
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Workplace diversity

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Phone:
+61 7 3346 7345
Email:
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Room:
132
Phone:
+61 7 3346 9157
Email:
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Room:
327
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+61 7 3365 7293
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Centre for Business and Organisational Psychology Latest News

Organisational Psychology Prizes

Organisational Psychology Prizes

The School of Psychology would like to extend a particular congratulations to our 2015 thesis and practice award winners
Org Psych Thesis Award

Org Psych Thesis Award

Excellence in org psych research prize awarded to Alecia Robinson & commendation to Jessica McMullin-Matthews.
Org Psych Practitioner Award

Org Psych Practitioner Award

The inaugural Award for Excellence in Organisational Psychology Practice was presented to Jill Edwards
Too much choice at work?

Too much choice at work?

Autonomy sometimes makes workers less happy and less productive
Genius and creativity (re)explained

Genius and creativity (re)explained

Creativity and genius are commonly seen as the product of the exceptional genes and personality of the individual.
ANZAM Award

ANZAM Award

The School would like to congratulate Mark Howarth who has been awarded Best Paper at the recent ANZAM Conference.

More News from the Centre for Business and Organisational Psychology...

Centre for Business and Organisational Psychology Current Events

Org Psych Symposium

Org Psych Symposium

Finished
2015 Symposium on Current Issues in Organisational Psychology
Current Issues in I/O Psychology

Current Issues in I/O Psychology

Finished
2014 Organisational Psychology Symposium

Publications from the Centre for Business and Organisational Psychology

An integrative formal model of motivation and decision making: The MGPM

Authors:
Ballard. T., Yeo, G., Loft, S., Vancouver, J. B., & Neal, A.
Journal:
Journal of Applied Psychology

A blind test of contrarian interpretations of climate data

Authors:
Lewandowsky, S., Ballard, T., Oberauer, K., Benestad, R.
Journal:
Global Environmental Change

When, not if: the inescapability of an uncertain climate future

Authors:
Ballard, T., & Lewandowsky, S.
Journal:
Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A, 373, 1-10

Departures from optimality when pursuing multiple approach or avoidance goals

Authors:
Ballard, T., Yeo, G., Neal, A., & Farrell, S.
Journal:
Journal of Applied Psychology

Overcoming alcohol and other drug addiction as a process of social identity transition: The Social Identity Model Of Recovery (SIMOR).

Authors:
Best, D., Beckwith, M., Haslam, C., Haslam, S. A., Jetten, J., Mawson, E., & Lubman, D. I.
Journal:
Addiction Research and Theory

How identification facilitates effective learning: The evaluation of generic versus localised professionalization training

Authors:
Bjerregaard, K., Haslam, S. A., & Morton, T. A.
Journal:
Ageing and Society

Social and relational identification as determinants of care workers’ motivation and wellbeing.

Authors:
Bjerregaard, K., Haslam, S. A., Morton, T. A., & Ryan, M. K.
Journal:
Frontiers in Psychology, 6, 1460

The stress of passing through an educational bottleneck: A longitudinal study of psychology honors students

Authors:
Cruwys, T., Greenaway, K., & Haslam, S. A.
Journal:
Australian Psychologist, 50, 372-381

"That's not what we do": Evidence that normative change is a mechanism of action in group interventions

Authors:
Cruwys, T., Haslam, S. A., Fox, N., & McMahon, H.
Journal:
Behaviour Research and Therapy, 65, 11-17

Social identity reduces depression by fostering positive attributions

Authors:
Cruwys, T., South, E., Greenaway, K., & Haslam, S. A.
Journal:
Social Psychological and Personality Science

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