Staff profile - Amanda Allisey

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Dr Amanda Allisey

Position: Lecturer
Faculty or Division: Faculty of Business & Law
Department: Department of Management
Campus: Melbourne Burwood Campus
Phone: +61 3 92445073 +61 3 92445073
Email: amanda.allisey@deakin.edu.au

Biography

Biography

Amanda is Lecturer in Organisational Behaviour in Deakin Graduate School of Business. Amanda was awarded her PhD in Organisational Behaviour in April 2012 and also holds degrees in Psychology from Monash University. Her role in the Deakin Business School involves delivering programs to managers and executives in the MBA program with a focus on effective leadership practices, management skills and developing healthy and more productive workplaces.

Amanda has significant experience as an applied researcher and practitioner, implementing programs to improve leadership capacity and employee mental health and wellbeing, particularly within high-strain working environments. She currently works on a range of projects that include leadership development and coaching, positive psychology approaches in the workplace and the full range of organisational health assessment through to intervention. Amanda also has experience translating research to practice. She is an active contributor to a number of disciplines and has published in well-regarded outlets including those spanning organisational psychology, public sector management, and human resources.

Amanda is currently the unit chair of MPM721 Organisational Behaviour and also teaches on MPR771 Principles of Leadership.


Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Arts, Monash University, 2006
  • Postgraduate Diploma of Psychology, Monash University, 2007
  • Doctor of Philosophy, Deakin University, 2012


LinkedIn profile

http://au.linkedin.com/pub/amanda-allisey/20/6b3/618


Academic

Teaching Interests

  • Organisational Behaviour
  • Leadership


Subjects and units currently teaching

MPM721 - Organisational Behaviour

MPR771 - Principles of Leadership


Knowledge areas

Organisational health and wellbeing

Organisational psychology

Job stress

Public Sector management

Leadership development

Organisational change and development

Research design and analysis

Program evaluation


Conferences and seminars

Allisey, A. F., Noblet, A. J., Page, K.M., LaMontagne, T. L. (2014). Continuous implementation improvement: Purposeful infidelity to improve acceptability, appropriateness and feasibility outcomes in an organisational health intervention. International Congress for Occupational Health, Work and Psychosocial Factors, Adelaide, 17 – 19 September.

Noblet, A. J., Allisey, A. F., Page, K. & LaMontagne, T. L. (2014). Examining Implementation Outcomes in a Leadership Development and Coaching Program – Barriers and Facilitators. International Congress for Occupational Health, Work and Psychosocial Factors, Adelaide, 17 – 19 September.

Allisey, A. F., Noblet, A. J., Page, K.M., LaMontagne, T. L. (2013). Preparation for a strategic job stress intervention in the community health sector: Qualitative findings. Work, Stress and Health Conference, Los Angeles, 15 – 19 May.

Page, K. P., Allisey, A. F., Noblet, A. J., LaMontagne, T. L. (2013). Creating healthy workplaces: Development and implementation of an organisational stress prevention program in an Australian policing organisation. Work, Stress and Health Conference, Los Angeles, 15 – 19 May.

Noblet, A. J., Allisey, A. F., Page, K. P., LaMontagne, T. L. (2013). Examining the working conditions associated with employee attitudes in a reformed community health service. Work, Stress and Health Conference, Los Angeles, 15 – 19 May.

Allisey, A. F., Rodwell, J. R. & Noblet, A. J. (2012). Officer perceptions of reward fairness and withdrawal behaviour. Presented at ANZAM conference, 5th – 7th December, Perth, Australia.

Allisey, A., Rodwell, J., Noblet, A. (2009) Reconsidering Type A Personality as a Risk Factor for Angina: Interactions with Perceived Effort-Reward Imbalance at Work. Paper presented at ANZAM conference, 2nd – 4th December, Melbourne, Australia.

Steane, P.D., Rodwell, J.J., Noblet, A., Osborne, S. & Allisey, A. (2009). Management Issues in a Third Sector Health Care Organisation: Preliminary Findings. Paper presented at International Research Society for Public Management (IRSPM) Conference.

Allisey, A., Rodwell, J.J. & Noblet, A. (2008) A Clarification of the ERI Model: The Role of Personality. Paper presented at ANZAM Conference, 2nd – 5th December.

Allisey, A., Rodwell, J.J. & Noblet, A. J. (2008) Job Conditions and Employee Wellbeing, Satisfaction and Commitment. Paper presented at 22nd AIRAANZ conference, 5th – 8th February.

Rodwell, J.J., Noblet, A.J., Steane, P.D. & Allisey, A. (2007). An Inductive Investigation of the Driving People Management Issues of a Third Sector Health Care Organisation. Paper presented at 7th Pacific Employment Relations Association (PERA) Conference 14th – 16th November.

Rodwell, J.J., Noblet, A.J. & Allisey, A. (2007). Improving Employee Outcomes in The Public Sector: The Beneficial Effects of Social Support at Work and Job Control. Paper presented at 7th Pacific Employment Relations Association (PERA) Conference 14th – 16th November.

Noblet, A.J., Rodwell, J.J. & Allisey, A. (2007). Predictors of Strain and Performance in Police: A Demand-oriented Analysis. Paper presented at 7th Pacific Employment Relations Association (PERA) Conference 14th – 16th November

Research

Research interests

  • Occupational stress
  • Employee health and well-being
  • Organisational change and development
  • Leadership development
  • Intervention design and evaluation


Research grants

VicHealth Grant: An investigation of resilience and the transition of youth into the workplace, LaMontagne T., Allisey, A., & Milner, A., 2014, $20,000.

Victoria Police Grant: Developing systems-based knowledge for the prevention of suicide in Victoria Police. Allisey, A., LaMontagne, T., Milner, A., Allender, S. & Noblet, A., 2014, $50,000.

Superfriend Grant: Strategies for promoting positive mental health in the workplace: A ‘how to’ guide. Page, K., Reavely, N., Allisey, A., & LaMontagne, T. L., 2014-2015, $89,870.

VicHealth Grant: Developing Workplace Health Promotion Curriculum. Allisey, A., Noblet, A. J., External research grant, 2013-2014, $42,000.


Research groups

Amanda is a full member of the Work, Health and Wellbeing Strategic Research Centre of the Population Health Faculty in Deakin University


Research page

https://www.deakin.edu.au/apps/research/find-a-researcher/39633/Dr-Amanda-Allisey


Publications

Publications

Biggs, A., Noblet, A. & Allisey, A. (2014). Organizational Interventions, in Dollard, M., Shimazu, A., Bin Nordin, R., Brough, P. & Tuckey, M. (eds), Psychosocial Factors at work in the Asia Pacific, pp. 355-376, Springer Science+Business Media, Dordrecht.

Burke, R. J., Allisey, A. F. & Noblet, A. N. (2013) The importance of human resource management in the public sector, future challenges and the relevance of the current collection, in Burke, Ronald J.; Noblet, Andrew J. and Cooper, Cary L. (eds), Human resource management in the public sector, pp. 1-13, Edward Elgar Publishing, Cheltenham, England.

Allisey, A., Noblet, A., LaMontagne, A., Houdmont, J. Testing a model of officer turnover intentions: The mediating effects of job stress and job satisfaction. Journal of Criminal Justice and Behavior.

Burke, R.J., Allisey, A.F. and Noblet, A.J. (2013). The importance of human resource management in the public sector, future challenges and the relevance of collection, in Human Resource Management in the Public Sector, Cheltenham, UK, Edward Elgar

Allisey, A.F., Rodwell, J.R. and Noblet, A.J. (2012). Personality and the Effort-Reward Imbalance Model: Individual differences in reward sensitivity, Work and Stress, 26(3), pp. 230-251

Rodwell, J.R., Noblet, A.J. and Allisey, A.F. (2011). Improving employee Outcomes in the Public Sector: The Benefical Effects of Social Support at Work and Job Control. Personnel Review, vol. 40 (3), pp. 383-397.

Rodwell, J.R., Noblet, A.J., Steane, P.D., Osborne, S. and Allisey, A. (2009). Investigating People Management Issues in a Third Sector Health Care Organisation: An Inductive Approach, Australian Journal of Advanced Nursing, 27(2), p. 55.

Noblet, A.J., Rodwell, J.J. and Allisey, A. (2009). Job Stress in the Law Enforcement Sector: Comparing Linear, Non-linear and Interaction Effects of Working Conditions, Stress and Health, 25(1), pp. 111-120.


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