Staff profile - Simon Albrecht

Dr Simon Albrecht

Position: Senior Lecturer
Faculty or Division: Faculty of Health
Department: School of Psychology
Campus: Melbourne Burwood Campus
Phone: +61 3 924 43726 +61 3 924 43726


Teaching Interests

Unit Chair for:

HPS721 Organisational Development and Change

HPS730 Occupational Health, Stress and Wellbeing

Conferences and seminars

Albrecht, S. L. (2013). The relative influence of activated positive affect, focused striving and engagement on dimensions of employee performance. 16th European Congress of Work and Organizational Psychology, May 25-28, Dresden, GDR. Albrecht, S. L. (2013). Meaningful work and a climate for engagement: Their influence on employee engagement. 10th Industrial and Organisational Psychology Conference, July 3-6, Perth, Western Australia. Meadows, G., Ozmen, M., Pattern, J., Brooker, J., Shawyer, F., Kamruzzaman, J., Karmaka, G., Albrecht, S. McDermott, F., Gibbs, P., Gordon-Brown, L. & Inder, B. (2013). Estimating the long term effects on depression prevalence of introducing Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy to target depressive relapse; a simulation modelling approach. IFPE International Congress 5 8 June 2013, Leipzig, GDR. Landells, E. M., & Albrecht, S. L. (2012). Positive organizational politics? A qualitative study. BAM 2012 Conference, September 11-13, Cardiff, U.K Albrecht , S. L. (2012). Job resources and employee engagement: The mediating role of job meaningfulness, felt obligation and positive mood. 5th International Conference on Positive Occupational Health Psychology, June 7-8, Dublin, Ireland. Albrecht , S. L. (2011). Employee engagement, leadership and organizational culture: A qualitative investigation. 9th Industrial and Organisational Psychology Conference, June 23-26, 2011, Brisbane, Australia. Albrecht , S. L. (2011). EAWOP invited symposium Maastricht: When practice meets science: a qualitative investigation of manager perspectives on employee engagement. 15th European Congress of Work and Organizational Psychology, May 25-28, 2011, Maastricht, Netherlands. Albrecht , S. L. (2011). EAWOP individual paper Maastricht: How the organizational level resources of perceptions of senior management and a climate for engagement influence job resources and employee engagement: Test of a model. 15th European Congress of Work and Organizational Psychology, May 25-28, 2011, Maastricht, Netherlands.


Awards and prizes

ARC Linkage Grant: Improving management decisions in mental health care through applications of advanced simulation modeling. (2011-2014).

ARC Linkage Grant: Commitment and Performance at Westrail. (2000-2004).


Research interests

employee engagement

meaningful work

organisational politics

organisational culture and climate,

leadership and vision

attitudes to change

individual, team and organisational wellbeing and performance

Research page

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