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Dr Annette Dunham is a Lecturer in the Graduate Certificate and Diploma Courses in Coaching and Counselling Psychology. Her specific interests in coaching include coaching and mentoring at work, coaching for career and professional development, and health coaching.
Annette worked previously as a registered occupational therapist before entering the field of organizational psychology. She has a BA in Psychology, MSc (First-Class Hons) in Applied Psychology (Industrial and Organizational Psychology) and PhD in Psychology from the University of Canterbury in Christchurch, New Zealand.
HPY702 Foundations of Coaching and Counselling
HPY705 Evaluation, Ethical Practice and Professional Development
- Mentoring as Knowledge-Sharing in Organizations: mentor motivations, costs and benefits; organizational barriers and facilitators; and, experienced workers and retirees as mentors.
- Implementation of evidence-based practices: Organizational barriers and facilitators.
- “Distributed Leadership” and Allied Health Careers.
2012 - Winner, Emerald Publishing/European Foundation for Management Development:
Outstanding Doctoral Research Award (Knowledge Management category) for thesis: Knowledge Management in the Context of an Ageing Workforce: Organizational Memory and Mentoring.
2006 - New Zealand Tertiary Education Commission Top Achiever Doctoral Scholarship.
2006 - University of Canterbury “Canterbury” Scholarship (Doctoral).
2004 - The University of Canterbury New Zealand Federation of University Women (Canterbury Branch) Masters Scholarship.
2002 - University of Canterbury Senior Scholarship.
2002 - The University of Canterbury Alumni Scholarship (for Faculty of Arts).
Australian Psychological Society Interest Group in Coaching Psychology
Mentoring and Discussion Group for Sessional Staff
Continuing professional development spanning the allied health career. Invited address, Loddon-Mallee Regional Allied Health Conference, Bendigo, 4th May 2012.
Concept definition issues in knowledge management: The development of an organizational memory self-report scale. The 10th European Conference on Knowledge Management, Vicenza, Italy, 2009.
Development of an organizational memory scale. Poster presented at the 21st Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management (ANZAM) Conference, Sydney, Australia, 2007 (COP).
Organizational memory and the propensity to mentor. The 8th European Conference on Knowledge Management, Barcelona, Spain, 2007.