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Friday
Jul172015

Griffith Business School Alumni Newtwork Breakfast: The future Australian workforce and its wellbeing

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The future Australian workforce and its wellbeing

Join the Griffith Business School Alumni Network and the Centre for Work, Organisation and Wellbeing for breakfast as an interactive expert panel of workplace researchers and industry representatives discuss the make-up of the future Australian workforce and its wellbeing.

This group of professionals will provide a unique take on the traditional GBS Alumni Network Business Breakfast. Armed with many years experience the panel may address the following issues:

  • Employment relationships in organisations
  • Employee and employer expectations in modern organisations
  • Fostering more adaptable workers
  • The cost rationalisation mode of contemporary business
  • The role of employment and related legislation in meeting future workforce needs
  • Wellbeing at work

 

Your Panel

 

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Janis Bailey has taught and researched in the Griffith Business School for 14 years. A late entrant to academia, she was a union industrial officer, public servant and Industrial Relations management consultant before making the jump. Her research interests encompass union strategy, fairness at work, and employment relations in the hospitality, higher education and retail industries. She is a member of the management committee of the Industrial Relations Society of Queensland, and is an activist within the National Tertiary Education Union. 

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Chris Elston has over 34 years’ experience in the broad spectrum of Human Resources with an emphasis on organisational reform, change and development. Chris’ expertise are well positioned to focus on the alignment between business strategies and human resources service delivery. Chris holds a Graduate Diploma in Industrial Relations, a Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety, and an MBA (with Distinction). 

ashlea-troth

Ashlea Troth is Associate Professor and Acting Head of the Department of Employment Relations and Human Resources, Griffith Business School. She was awarded her PhD in 1999 (University of QLD) and a Masters of Organisational Psychology in 2012 (Griffith University). She is also a Registered Psychologist. Ashlea's research examines how employees' workplace emotions, Emotional Intelligence and Emotion Regulation impacts on communication and performance outcomes in organisational contexts. 

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Paul Vittles is a researcher, executive coach, and business mentor. He has been in CEO/director level positions in some of the world’s leading knowledge-based consultancies. He is currently a Director with Instinct and Reason. Paul has an academic background as an economist and 30 years' professional training and experience as a market, social and behavioural researcher and business development consultant specialising in vision-led transformational change and stakeholder engagement. His recent work in Australia includes mapping the characteristics of a happy, healthy, productive workplace and monitoring how the current state compares to the desired state.

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Peter Jordan (Moderator), Griffith Business School, is an expert in performance in work teams, the role of emotions in organisations, Emotional Intelligence, and leadership. Peter has published extensively in leading international journals on these topics and attracted significant Australian Research Council funding to support his research.  He has significant experience consulting to organisations in the South East Asia Region.

When
Friday, 21 August, 2015 7:00 am  - 9:00 am

Where
Brisbane City Hall
Brisbane Room, 64 Adelaide Street, Brisbane, Queensland 4000, Australia

Attire
Smart Casual

Fees|Individual Registration
Alumni, staff, student AUD 45.00
General Admission AUD 50.00

Fees|Table Registration

Table of 10 AUD 450.00

View Event Summary & Fees


Button - Register Now


alumni-event-banners-2015-breakfast

The future Australian workforce and its wellbeing

Join the Griffith Business School Alumni Network and the Centre for Work, Organisation and Wellbeing for breakfast as an interactive expert panel of workplace researchers and industry representatives discuss the make-up of the future Australian workforce and its wellbeing.

This group of professionals will provide a unique take on the traditional GBS Alumni Network Business Breakfast. Armed with many years experience the panel may address the following issues:

  • Employment relationships in organisations
  • Employee and employer expectations in modern organisations
  • Fostering more adaptable workers
  • The cost rationalisation mode of contemporary business
  • The role of employment and related legislation in meeting future workforce needs
  • Wellbeing at work

 

Your Panel

 

Janis Bailey (2)-178x178

Janis Bailey has taught and researched in the Griffith Business School for 14 years. A late entrant to academia, she was a union industrial officer, public servant and Industrial Relations management consultant before making the jump. Her research interests encompass union strategy, fairness at work, and employment relations in the hospitality, higher education and retail industries. She is a member of the management committee of the Industrial Relations Society of Queensland, and is an activist within the National Tertiary Education Union. 

Chris Elston-178x230

Chris Elston has over 34 years’ experience in the broad spectrum of Human Resources with an emphasis on organisational reform, change and development. Chris’ expertise are well positioned to focus on the alignment between business strategies and human resources service delivery. Chris holds a Graduate Diploma in Industrial Relations, a Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety, and an MBA (with Distinction). 

ashlea-troth

Ashlea Troth is Associate Professor and Acting Head of the Department of Employment Relations and Human Resources, Griffith Business School. She was awarded her PhD in 1999 (University of QLD) and a Masters of Organisational Psychology in 2012 (Griffith University). She is also a Registered Psychologist. Ashlea's research examines how employees' workplace emotions, Emotional Intelligence and Emotion Regulation impacts on communication and performance outcomes in organisational contexts. 

Paul Vittles-178x237

Paul Vittles is a researcher, executive coach, and business mentor. He has been in CEO/director level positions in some of the world’s leading knowledge-based consultancies. He is currently a Director with Instinct and Reason. Paul has an academic background as an economist and 30 years' professional training and experience as a market, social and behavioural researcher and business development consultant specialising in vision-led transformational change and stakeholder engagement. His recent work in Australia includes mapping the characteristics of a happy, healthy, productive workplace and monitoring how the current state compares to the desired state.

 WOW peter-jordan-178x267

Peter Jordan (Moderator), Griffith Business School, is an expert in performance in work teams, the role of emotions in organisations, Emotional Intelligence, and leadership. Peter has published extensively in leading international journals on these topics and attracted significant Australian Research Council funding to support his research.  He has significant experience consulting to organisations in the South East Asia Region.

When
Friday, 21 August, 2015 7:00 am  - 9:00 am

Where
Brisbane City Hall
Brisbane Room, 64 Adelaide Street, Brisbane, Queensland 4000, Australia

Attire
Smart Casual

Fees|Individual Registration
Alumni, staff, student AUD 45.00
General Admission AUD 50.00

Fees|Table Registration

Table of 10 AUD 450.00

View Event Summary & Fees

RSVP
Friday, 14 August, 2015

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Monday
Apr272015

Sydney Buiseness School: Positive Psychology@Work: The Science & Practice 

As part of our Professional Development Series I would like to invite you to attend a public lecture on Positive Psychology@Work: The Science & Practice presented by Dr Suzy Green at the Sydney Business School.
 
Beginning with a brief networking event, the lecture will explore the current status on the science of Positive Psychology in organisational and workplace settings.
Participants will learn about some innovative and inspiring applications of positive psychology in organisational settings.
 
Event Details
Date: Wednesday 29th April
Time: 5:30pm-7:30pm
Location: Level 18,
Gateway Building, 1 Macquarie Pl
Circular Quay


Cost: Free
RSVP: malin@uow.edu.au

Friday
Apr242015

GMAA & LaTrobe BS Present "Delivering Messages with Impact"

 

Delivering Messages with Impact 

 

 The keys to powerful speakers and communicators

Speaker: Jon Yeo, TEDxMelbourne Licensee and Curator

 

Date: Tuesday 26th May 2015

 

What makes a great presentation? How do you get audiences to see your presentation as engaging and relevant? Jon presents a flexible framework has been used by professional speakers, sales people, CEOs and various TEDx events all over the world.


You'll find this perfect as a speaker learning:

  • The types / style of talks you can use to convey your message 

  • How you can enhance message relevance and increase engagement with your audience 

  • The framework necessary to develop and deliver higher quality talks 

  • Identify what causes impact and how you can measure that 

  • Who do you need to be to deliver your message with authenticity and integrity?


About the speaker

Jon holds a Degree in Information Management and Human Resources and has worked for Fortune 100 companies in Australia, UK and the United States. Jon is also a board member for a US charity that sponsors students in China and parts of Central and South America. He's passionate about how social entrepreneurship can support business and communities, building mutual benefits and outcomes. Today, Jon speaks and consults with businesses on delivering messages with impact and designing client experiences for loyalty and engagement.

 

 

Date:

Tuesday 26th May 2015

Time:

Arrivals & Registration 7:15am
Presentation: 7:45am
Meeting Concludes: 9:00am

Venue:

LaTrobe Business School
Level 20
360 Collins Street, Melbourne

Cost:  

GMAA Financial Members, Students & LaTrobe Alumni $25
Non-Members $40

RSVP:

  Thursday 21st May 2015 - Strictly limited number of places. 


Graduate Management Association of Australia Inc.
“The Bridge Between Business and Management Education”

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Present

Delivering Messages with Impact 

 The keys to powerful speakers and communicators

Speaker: Jon Yeo, TEDxMelbourne Licensee and Curator

Date: Tuesday 26th May 2015

What makes a great presentation? How do you get audiences to see your presentation as engaging and relevant? Jon presents a flexible framework has been used by professional speakers, sales people, CEOs and various TEDx events all over the world.


You'll find this perfect as a speaker learning:

  • The types / style of talks you can use to convey your message 

  • How you can enhance message relevance and increase engagement with your audience 

  • The framework necessary to develop and deliver higher quality talks 

  • Identify what causes impact and how you can measure that 

  • Who do you need to be to deliver your message with authenticity and integrity?


About the speaker

Jon holds a Degree in Information Management and Human Resources and has worked for Fortune 100 companies in Australia, UK and the United States. Jon is also a board member for a US charity that sponsors students in China and parts of Central and South America. He's passionate about how social entrepreneurship can support business and communities, building mutual benefits and outcomes. Today, Jon speaks and consults with businesses on delivering messages with impact and designing client experiences for loyalty and engagement.

 

Date:

Tuesday 26th May 2015

Time:

Arrivals & Registration 7:15am
Presentation: 7:45am
Meeting Concludes: 9:00am

Venue:

LaTrobe Business School
Level 20
360 Collins Street, Melbourne

Cost:  

GMAA Financial Members, Students & LaTrobe Alumni $25
Non-Members $40

RSVP:

  Thursday 21st May 2015 - Strictly limited number of places. 

Tuesday
Mar032015

NSW Breakfast Event Wednesday 11th March 2015: 

Guest Speaker: Dr Lee Styger, Sydney Business School

"The Changing Executive Education Market"


Dr Styger has recently been in the media and asked to comment on the redesign of Sydney Business School EMBA, his thoughts on the Executive Education Market and the new service model students (clients) expect when engaging in a competitive MBA market.

Biography

Dr Lee Styger's field of expertise is Innovation and Supply Chain and its many diverse and intricate interrelationships.  Lee also has an extensive knowledge in very specific areas of business operations such as reconfiguration, new product development, international business research and advanced manufacturing technology.    

Lee has worked with many prestigious companies such as BMW, Rolls Royce, British Aero Space, numerous leading international universities, governments and agencies, and he developed systems that enable innovative thought to be developed into tangible sustainable outcomes.  

Lee's role as an MBA Director provides the Sydney Business School with a leader in business innovation as well as a respected business mentor in their stable.  Lee is regularly invited to speak at international speaking engagements in Asia, Europe & Australia. 

Lee is a Chartered Engineer, Chartered Scientist, Chartered Environmentalist and Registered Engineering Designer further supporting the international recognition of his experience and expertise.

 

Where: 

Sydney Business School Board Room

Level 9, The Gateway Building, 1 Macquarie Place

Date:

Wednesday 11th March 2015

Time:

7:45am arrival, 8:00am start and 9:00am conclusion

Cost:  

Sydney Business School Students: Free

GMAA Financial Members & Sydney Business School Alumni: $25

Non-Members: $35

Bookings: 

Note: Bookings with the GMAA National Secretariat

Online Registration Link

Enquiries: events@gmaa.com.au

Tel:  (03) 9536 3109  Fax: 03 9525 3656