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WA Central Metro Network Forum

Date: Tuesday 12 Nov 2019
Time 5:15PM - 7:30PM
University of WA - Business School
Michael Chaney Case Study Room G42
Hackett Entrance No4 - 35 Stirling Highway
Price: AHRI Members - 0.00
Non Members - 20.00
CPD: 2.00
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WA Central Metro Network Forum

WA Central Metro Network Forum

Check-in open:   5:15pm 
Session Start:   5:30pm 
Session Finish:     7:30pm

SMART Work Design: The Best Kept Secret to Employee Engagement and Wellbeing

Levels of engagement at work are continually low and declining in some parts of the world. In this session, Shannon and Lena from the Centre for Transformative Work Design (CTWD) will unpack why employees are facing such a lack of engagement, burnout, and dissatisfaction as a result of poorly designed work.

They will present their newly developed SMART work design model that can be used to design meaningful and motivating work. Based on decades of empirical research, the SMART Work Design model was developed by Australian Research Council Professor Sharon Parker and its application and underlying work design principles can positively impact on meaningful employee outcomes such as engagement, retention, proactivity, creativity, motivation and mental health.

This workshop will take a practical approach, empowering you to utilise the framework and providing a case study to illustrate the business case for making the SMART framework an integral part of any HR strategy.

Speaker: Shannon Butcher, Organisational Psychologist, Centre for Transformative Work Design

Shannon specialises in team and individual development, performance improvement, change management and the design and delivery of training. Shannon is truly passionate about designing work that helps employees, organisations and industry to thrive.

Possessing strong problem solving and diagnostic skills, she employs strategic interventions based on psychological theory to assist organisations to effectively develop performance driven cultures consistent with today's operating environment.

Speaker: Lena Wicha, Organisational Behaviour Specialist, Centre for Transformative Work Design

Lena has a bachelor’s and a master’s degree in organisational psychology and a strong focus on workplace well-being. She has more than 7 years’ experience in research, learning & development and the mental health sector. Lena has worked with global and local organisations in a broad range of sectors.

She is experienced in the design, delivery and evaluation of corporate learning and development programs, including programs on mental health, resilience, leadership, motivational psychology, effective communication, and stress management. Lena is passionate about utilising the science of organisational psychology and positive psychology to create evidence-based strategies that result in healthier, happier, and higher performing workplaces.


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12/11/2019 5:15 PM - 7:30 PM
University of WA - Business School Michael Chaney Case Study Room G42 Hackett Entrance No4 - 35 Stirling Highway Crawley, WA 6009
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