B.A., B.Com (Hons), PhD
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Angela teaches mainly in the area of human resource management, particularly in the areas of Organisational Behaviour (MBA) and Business Communication (undergraduate). Angela also co-ordinates the Honours programme.
In 2008, Angela was awarded the Vice-Chancellors Citation for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning.
In 2009 Angela was awarded a national teaching award from the Australian Learning and Teaching Council Citation for The creation of curricula and multimedia resources that develop interpersonal skills and psychological capital in current and future managers.
Angela completed her PhD in organisational psychology in 2002 and has taught in management and psychology courses at four Australian universities since 1996. Prior to working as a full-time academic, Angela was a Project Manager for an Australian Research Council (ARC) Industry Linkage Partnership grant investigating organisational change within a large public hospital and a state government department. She has also worked as a policy, research and project officer in the public sector, in areas such as rural health, media and communications, economic development, industrial relations and vocational education. Other positions that Angela has held include client service officer for Legal Aid and volunteer counsellor and counsellor trainer for the Queensland AIDS Council.
Angela is provisionally registered as a clinical psychologist in Tasmania and is currently undertaking further training for full registration.
Angela was recently awarded a National Competitive Grant (ARC Linkage Partnership with beyond blue, Workcover Tasmania and the Tasmanian Chamber of Commerce and Industry). The project is entitled “Promoting employee mental health through the development of managers’ psychological capital: A controlled field experiment” and will run from 2009-2012. Business in Mind Project
Angela is currently supervising PhD projects on topics such as workplace health promotion, humour and organisational effectiveness, work/life balance policies and the costs and benefits of ‘presenteeism’.
Angela’s research interests focus on the psychological aspects of work and organisations such as employee well-being, organisational climate, change management, communication and general human resource management issues. Current topics of investigation include mental health and the workplace and the concept of psychological capital.
Authorised by the Head of School, Management
15 October, 2012