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Auckland IO SIG: Workers’ views of work under Covid: April to December 2020

How did the wellbeing and the attitudes of New Zealand workers change between April and December 2020 - What does the data show?

Join Auckland Branch and Auckland IO SIG as we explore the research with Jarrod Haar. Jarrod has been following the experiences of workers across the Covid-19 period and will report on fresh evidence of two samples of 1000 New Zealand employees from April and again in December. How has the wellbeing and the attitudes of New Zealand workers fared across this time? Come along to find out!

About our Speaker Professor Jarrod Haar - AUT

Dr Jarrod Haar (PhD, Waikato) has tribal affiliations with Ngati Maniapoto and Ngati Mahuta. He is a Professor of Human Resource Management at Auckland University of Technology. His research focuses on (1) work-family and work-life balance, (2) Māori employees and Mātauranga Māori, (3) leadership, (4) wellbeing, and (5) R&D, entrepreneurship, and innovation.

Professor Haar is a world-class ranked researcher under the New Zealand research system, has won Industry and best-paper awards; and multiple prestigious research grants (Marsden, FRST). He is currently a researcher on a 10-year National Science Challenge (Science for Technological Innovation), a co-leader of a 3-year Marsden grant (Living Wage) and a 3-year Health Research Council grant (Wellbeing and the precariat), and has just finished a 1-year Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga grant exploring Māori employee experiences of HRM.

He has over 390 refereed outputs (including 105 journal articles) and serves on the Marsden Fund Council at the Royal Society of New Zealand and convenes the Economics and Human Behaviour Marsden panel. He provided the empirical evidence for Perpetual Guardian’s 4-day week initiative and frequently comments for the media.


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