We provide workshops, consultancy and research tailored to your organisational needs

We can assist your not-for-profit, industry and government organisation with tailored services to suit your unique industry needs. With a team comprising more than 20 professionals, our expertise spans human resource management, industrial relations, workplace innovation and organisational behaviour.

Tailored solutions

Engage WOW if you are seeking research, training or advice on:

  • workplace management
  • learning and training
  • employee retention
  • career development
  • equity and diversity management
  • leadership
  • employee engagement
  • emotion and other workplace behaviours.

Dedicated research

Using evidence-based research, we can help target a range of contemporary workforce issues. You may engage us for research by:

  • contracting WOW as a consultant to undertake your research
  • becoming a research grant partner
  • sponsoring a HDR scholarship.

Find out more about our research process and the benefits of each of these options.

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How we can help

Engage our services if you require research, training or advice on:

  • How improvements in organisational behaviour at the individual, team and organisational level can contribute to a better experience of organisational life.
  • How organisations can enhance innovation and efficiency while improving employee wellbeing.
  • How well changing employment and related legislation, and workplace institutions and the workplace, can meet the needs of today's employers and employees.
  • Evaluating human resource management and/ or industrial relations policy and practice.
  • Enhancing organisational and individual employee performance.

Research process: A guide for business and industry

Got a problem to solve or questions to answer?

Project completed

  • Sharing of data/findings: Presented to client/grant partner/ funding body in manner agreed to.
  • Final reports prepared (if part of funding terms).
  • Post-project, parties may pursue new funding and/or collaborative opportunities to build upon the recently completed, or new, research.

Milestones met

  • Interim/annual reports submitted to client/grant partner/funding body;
  • Workshops, symposium, seminars;
  • Board presentations
  • Training initiatives
  • Engagement via media outlets, civic forums etc;
  • Publications via academic and media outlets;
  • Subsequent invoices raised by Griffith for progress payments.

How researchers can help

WOW researchers use an evidence-based approach to deliver research.

What does research involve?

  • Conducting surveys, interviews and focus groups in the field or your business;
  • Reviewing the academic, policy and practice-based literature around your question/problem to identify information that already exists;
  • Evaluating your business and/or industrial relations policy and practice; and
  • Developing case studies from, or pilot studies within, your business.

Types of research

  • Funded by business/industry client i.e. researcher as consultant or contractor.
  • Business/industry become grant partner i.e. Australian Research Council (ARC) Linkage grant scheme.

Project commences

  • WOW research team make submission to Griffith University Human Research Ethics Committee for clearance to commence.
  • Additional members of the project team hired (if part of funding terms).
  • Creation, collection, analysis and storage of data.

Whom do I contact?

WOW researchers hold expertise in the areas of gender, equity and diversity; employee voice; managing human capital; wellbeing; health and safety; emotion; and collectivism at work.

Contact the Centre on (07) 3735 3714, wow@griffith.edu.au or the researchers with the expertise you need, directly.

Proposal developed

Consultation between WOW researcher/s and client/grant partner.

Proposal to proceed: documentation

  • Funded research: Contract/s drawn up by Griffith University (unless client requires use of their contract);
  • or
  • Grant partner on ARC Linkage grant: Partner commitment required in writing. If ARC Linkage application is unsuccessful, WOW researcher/s and grant partner renegotiate project.
  • Invoice raised by Griffith University for first payment.

Research process: A guide for business and industry

Got a problem to solve or questions to answer?

How researchers can help

WOW researchers use an evidence-based approach to deliver research.

What does research involve?

  • Conducting surveys, interviews and focus groups in the field or your business;
  • Reviewing the academic, policy and practice-based literature around your question/problem to identify information that already exists;
  • Evaluating your business and/or industrial relations policy and practice; and
  • Developing case studies from, or pilot studies within, your business.

Types of research

  • Funded by business/industry client i.e. researcher as consultant or contractor.
  • Business/industry become grant partner i.e. Australian Research Council (ARC) Linkage grant scheme.

Whom do I contact?

WOW researchers hold expertise in the areas of gender, equity and diversity; employee voice; managing human capital; wellbeing; health and safety; emotion; and collectivism at work.

Contact the Centre on (07) 3735 3714, wow@griffith.edu.au or the researchers with the expertise you need, directly.

Proposal developed

Consultation between WOW researcher/s and client/grant partner.

Proposal to proceed: documentation

  • Funded research: Contract/s drawn up by Griffith University (unless client requires use of their contract);
  • or
  • Grant partner on ARC Linkage grant: Partner commitment required in writing. If ARC Linkage application is unsuccessful, WOW researcher/s and grant partner renegotiate project.
  • Invoice raised by Griffith University for first payment.

Project commences

  • WOW research team make submission to Griffith University Human Research Ethics Committee for clearance to commence.
  • Additional members of the project team hired (if part of funding terms).
  • Creation, collection, analysis and storage of data.

Milestones met

  • Interim/annual reports submitted to client/grant partner/funding body;
  • Workshops, symposium, seminars;
  • Board presentations
  • Training initiatives
  • Engagement via media outlets, civic forums etc;
  • Publications via academic and media outlets;
  • Subsequent invoices raised by Griffith for progress payments.

Project completed

  • Sharing of data/findings: Presented to client/grant partner/ funding body in manner agreed to.
  • Final reports prepared (if part of funding terms).
  • Post-project, parties may pursue new funding and/or collaborative opportunities to build upon the recently completed, or new, research.

Want to know more?

Get in touch with the Centre for Work, Organisation and Wellbeing