The SMART model of work design: A higher order structure to help see the wood from the trees (2023)

This new paper on the SMART model of work design synthesizes the work design literature by showing how particular work characteristics coalesce together into higher-order categories (Stimulating, Mastery, Autonomy, Relational, and Tolerable Demands), serving to integrate existing models and address contemporary work design challenges.

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Thrive at Work Survey

This survey from Curtain Uni was completed over 3 years by 6813 Australian workers. It reveals how workers perceive their work, and how work influences their mental health and overall wellbeing. Findings show some issues with burnout and self stigma with help seeking, and certain workplace factors act as strong predictors of mental health. Overall, organisations are most effective when they recognise and address the spectrum of mental health, from addressing ill-health to promoting wellbeing.

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