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Dr Huw Flatau Harrison



Lecturer in Organisational Behaviour/Management


Faculty of Business and Law


BL Deakin Business School


Melbourne Burwood Campus


Master of Industrial & Organisational Psychology, Univ. of Western Australia, 2018
Doctor of Philosophy, Univ. of Western Australia, 2018
Bachelor of Science (Honours), Univ. of Western Australia, 2014
Bachelor of Science, University of Melbourne, 2013



Huw Flatau Harrison is a Lecturer in the Department of Management in Deakin Business School. Huw recently completed a combined PhD and Master of Industrial and Organisational Psychology at the University of Western Australia.

His research focusses on how to improve people's safety behaviours at work in safety-critical industries, including examining factors to improve individual safety motivation and an organisation's underlying safety climate/culture. His work has used mining/oil & gas, construction and healthcare settings. He has published in leading international journals such as Journal of Occupational Health Psychology and Safety Science and presented at leading international (Academy of Management, US) and domestic (Industrial and Organisational Psychology, AU) conferences.

In addition, he is a Provisional Psychologist registered with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency and Psychology Board of Australia. He is currently in the process of applying for general registration and entrance into the registrar program to become an Organisational Psychologist. Huw uses this professional registration and accreditation to strengthen industry-university ties through consultation and practice.

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Research interests

  • Safety (climate/culture, motivation, behaviour, leadership)
  • Research Methods (multilevel modelling, missing data analysis, dispersion measures)
  • Organisational Behaviour


  • Member, Academy of Management (US).
  • Member, Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (US).
  • Member, College of Organisational Psychologists, Australian Psychological Society (AU).

Teaching interests

  • Organisational Behaviour
  • Research Methods
  • Human Resources

Units taught

  • MMM211 - Team Dynamics
  • MMH702 - Strategic Staffing


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Trickling down: the impact of leaders on individual role clarity through safety climate strength across time

H Flatau Harrison, M Griffin, M Gagné

(2020), Vol. 121, pp. 485-495, Safety science, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article

Should we agree to disagree? The multilevel moderated relationship between safety climate strength and individual safety motivation

H Flatau Harrison, M Griffin, M Gagne

(2020), pp. 1-13, Journal of business and psychology, New York, N.Y., C1

journal article

Assessing shortened safety climate measures: Simulating a planned missing data design in a field setting

H Flatau Harrison, M Griffin, M Gagne, D Andrei

(2018), Vol. 104, pp. 189-201, Safety Science, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal article

Safety climate and culture: integrating psychological and systems perspectives

T Casey, M Griffin, H Flatau Harrison, A Neal

(2017), Vol. 22, pp. 341-353, Journal of occupational health psychology, Washington, D.C., C1-1

journal article

Funded Projects at Deakin

Other Public Sector Funding

Independent Medical Examiner (IME) Quality Assurance Process redesign.

Dr Matt Mount, Prof Judy Currey, Dr Huw Flatau Harrison, Ms Stephanie Sprogis

  • 2020: $20,000


No completed student supervisions to report