Dr Jillian Cavanagh is a Senior Lecturer in the School of Management (SoM), and the Higher Degree Research Coordinator for the SoM.
Dr Jillian Cavanagh's research expertise is in human resource management (HRM), healthcare management and qualitative research methodologies.
She has carried out projects on workers with disability, healthcare management in hospitals and aged care facilities and Men's Sheds and Groups and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Men's Groups and their health and well-being. Her expertise in qualitative research currently has her working with a research team to examine violence against nurses in Aged Care facilities and in-home care for aged clients.
Jillian is also working with a research team to examine unspent funds in in-home aged care for a funded research project. Jillian has led the qualitative data collection and analysis of data in most projects.
- 2007 Dr of Education, Griffith University - Human Resource Management and Workplace Learning - awarded perfect score from two international examiners.
- 2000 Master of Education, Griffith University - Organisational Development and TESOL
- 1998 Bachelor of Adult Vocational Teaching, Griffith University - double degree in Human Resource Development and Teaching
Dr Cavanagh's industry experience began in the legal sector where she was the Practice Manager responsible for financial control, HRM, information technology and general administration. She continues to consult to various legal and medical practices.
Jillian's research in the disability sector has resulted in organisations requiring workshops with supervisors and managers to better support workers with disability. For example, she and a colleague delivered two full day workshops on equity and diversity, and employment relations and workers with disability.
- Halvorsen, B.,Bartram, T.,Kia, N.,Cavanagh, J. (2023). Meeting customer needs through ethical leadership and training: examining Australian bank employees In: Asia Pacific Journal of Human Resources, 61, 79 - 100
- Pariona-Cabrera, P.,Meacham, H.,Tham, T.,Cavanagh, J.,Halvorsen, B.,Holland, P.,Bartram, T. (2023). The buffering effects of psychological capital on the relationship between physical violence and mental health issues of nurses and personal care assistants working in aged care facilities In: Health Care Management Review, 48, 42 - 51
- Bartram, T.,Cavanagh, J.,Stanton, P.,Walker, M.,Pariona-Cabrera, P.,Halvorsen, B. (2023). In press - Medical science an undervalued profession: Strengthening professional identity through union strategy In: Journal of Industrial Relations, , 1 - 22
- Cavanagh, J. (2023). Employers’ conceptions of quality and value in higher education In: Higher Education, , 1 - 17
- Engelsberger, A.,Cavanagh, J.,Bartram, T.,Halvorsen, B. (2023). Maximizing team development for open innovation in digital product development: the role of collaborative HRM and relational leadership In: Personnel Review, , 1 - 17
- Cavanagh, J.,Pariona-Cabrera, P.,Bartram, T. (2022). Culturally appropriate health solutions: Aboriginal men 'thriving' through activities in Men's Sheds/groups In: Health promotion international, 37, 1 - 10
- Cavanagh, J.,Wang, Y.,Meacham, H.,Byrne, L.,Bartram, T. (2022). Human Resource Management Challenge to Innovate to Support Employees With Disability and Mental Health Challenges In: The Emerald Handbook of Work, Workplaces and Disruptive Issues in HRM, Emerald Publishing, Bingley, United Kingdom
- Cavanagh, J.,Bartram, T.,Walker, M.,Pariona-Cabrera, P.,Halvorsen, B. (2022). Health services in Australia and the impact of antiquated rostering practices on medical scientists: a case for HR analytics and evidenced-based human resource management In: Personnel Review, , 1 - 16
- Engelsberger, A.,Bartram, T.,Cavanagh, J.,Halvorsen, B.,Bogers, M. (2022). In press - The role of collaborative human resource management in supporting open innovation: A multi-level model In: Human Resource Management Review, , 1 - 14
- Pariona-Cabrera, P.,Cavanagh, J.,Halvorsen, B. (2022). In press - Examining the need for HR analytics to better manage and mitigate incidents of violence against nurses and personal care assistants in aged care In: Asia Pacific Journal of Human Resources, , 1 - 19
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