Employee relations and motivation

Application of techniques to improve interpersonal relationships between workers and enhance individual and organisational performance through increased willingness to act in a certain manner.

Key Tasks

  • Employee assistance programmes
  • Conflict resolution
  • Performance incentive systems, i.e. remuneration.
  • Performance management programmes
  • Fostering health and well-being among employees, including stress and stress management.

NZ Research

Bullying and Conflict

Engagement, Motivation and Satisfaction

Stress and Stress Management

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Renzo Bianchi, Irvin S.Schonfeld, Eric Mayor and Eric Lauren (2016). Burnout-depression overlap: A study of New Zealand schoolteachers. New Zealand Journal of Psychology, 45 (3).


Other Activities

  • Ask a peer to critically review your work
  • Prepare or review a best practice guideline in the area
  • Aim to read an article regularly and review it for the practical implications for your work
  • Canvas a post graduate University Course to refresh your approach and be exposed to the latest literature