Author Archives: The Old Grey Fox

JUNE: NEW PUBLICATION

ASSESSMENT OF POTENTIALLY STRESSFUL WORK AND ORGANISATIONAL ENVIRONMENTS: THEORY AND METHOD The Fourth Edition of the substantial text The Evaluation of Human Work has just been published edited by the late John Wilson and by Sarah Sharples. This book stands as … Continue reading

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MAY: NEW PUBLICATION

THE INFLUENCE OF NURSING TRANSFORMATIONAL LEADERSHIP STYLE ON THE QUALITY OF NURSES’ WORKING LIVES IN TAIWAN: A CROSS-SECTIONAL QUANTITATIVE STUDY Our paper describing a quantitative study of the effects of a transformational leadership style, within nursing, on nurses’ working lives has been published … Continue reading

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MAY: GARDEN PARTY AT BUCKINGHAM PALACE

AN AFTERNOON AT BUCKINGHAM PALACE: HRM GARDEN PARTY On 12th May, Sue and I were invited to attend a Garden Party at Buckingham Palace by the Lord Chamberlain on behalf of the Queen. The weather was unexpectedly good and the event most … Continue reading

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APRIL: NEW PUBLICATION

MEDICAL STUDENTS’ AND DOCTORS’ ATTITUDES TOWARD OLDER PATIENTS AND THEIR CARE IN HOSPITAL SETTINGS: A CONCEPTUALISATION Our paper describing a qualitative study of medical students’ and doctors’ attitudes toward older patients and their health care in hospital settings is to be published in Age & Ageing. The journal has … Continue reading

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ARPIL: NEW REVIEW ON CANCER SURVIVORSHIP, PSYCHOSOCIAL INTERVENTIONS & EMPLOYMENT

A SYSTEMATIC REVIEW PUBLISHED ON EFFECTIVENESS OF PSYCHOSOCIAL INTERVENTIONS WITH CANCER SURVIVORS TO PROMOTE EMPLOYMENT A systematic review by Carlton Fong, Kathleen Murphy, John Westbrook and Minda Markle on psychosocial interventions to facilitate employment outcomes for cancer survivors has been recently been published by the Campbell … Continue reading

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APRIL: ESRC SEMINAR ON CANCER & EMPLOYMENT

FIRST ESRC DISCUSSION SEMINAR ON CANCER & EMPLOYMENT: THE PERSPECTIVE OF THE PERSON WITH CANCER AND THEIR FAMILY The first Discussion Seminar in our ESRC Seminar Series on Cancer & Employment was held, as planned, on Tuesday 21st April in the … Continue reading

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APRIL: COLLABORATION MEETING

MEETING OF CSWL BIRKBECK & AUU ABERDEEN ON APPLIED RESEARCH & POSTGRADUATE EDUCATION A one-day meeting was held on 14th April at Birkbeck University of London between its Centre for Sustainable Working Life (CSWL), School of Business, Economics & Informatics, and … Continue reading

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APRIL: NEW PUBLICATION

LEADER-MEMBER EXCHANGE ACROSS TWO HIERARCHICAL LEVELS OF LEADERSHIP: CONCURRENT INFLUENCES ON WORK CHARACTERISTICS AND EMPLOYEE PSYCHOLOGICAL HEALTH. Our empirical paper on Leader – Member Exchange (LMX)  has now been published  in Work & Stress (TF Informa). The journal’s impact factor is: 2.14.  It is ranked 18th out of a 181 … Continue reading

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APRIL: 12th CONFERENCE EUROPEAN ACADEMY OF OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH PSYCHOLOGY

12th CONFERENCE OF THE EUROPEAN ACADEMY OF OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH PSYCHOLOGY (EAOHP) TO BE HELD IN ATHENS 2016 The 12th Conference of the EAOHP is to be held in the Royal Olympic Hotel in Athens from 11th – 13th April 2016. A … Continue reading

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MARCH: ESRC SEMINAR SERIES: UPDATE

ESRC SEMINAR SERIES ON CANCER AND EMPLOYMENT ~ SOCIAL SCIENCE PERSPECTIVES: DISCUSSION SEMINARS We are pleased to announce the dates for the first two Discussion Seminars in our ESRC funded Seminar Series on Cancer and Employment. This Seminar series is organised through … Continue reading

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