NZWRI is regularly mentioned in the media. A selection of articles is listed below:
Four-day work week gets the tick
Reduced working hours without a cut in pay has proved a resounding success. Professor Jarrod Harr was one of two academic researchers called in to test the impact of a four-day working week.
Work less, get more: New Zealand firm’s four-day week an ‘unmitigated success’
Reduced hours for same pay increased successful work-life balance management, cutting stress levels and boosting commitment.
Four-day working week may become permanent for Kiwi company
The Kiwi boss that trialled giving his staff a full salary for four days' work says it was a success and that he wants it to become permanent at his Auckland company.
Four-day week. Yes we can!
Professor Jarrod Haar was extremely positive about what he found when he analysed the trial of a four day working week.
Women don't like open-plan
Researcher Rachel Morrison has found that men and women react very differently to open-plan offices.
Research: Women feel uncomfortable in open plan workspaces
Researcher Rachel Morrison found that employers need to be more aware that women are conscious of being observed when in open plan workspaces.
Women feel 'more observed' in open plan offices, Auckland researcher says
Open-plan offices could be making women feel "watched and judged", research shows.
Name changing a game changer for migrants' job prospects, study finds
AUT's Professor of Diversity Edwina Pio found migrants are changing names to sound more Kiwi to increase their chances of finding employment.
How office design can isolate women
A study conducted by Rachel Morrison looked at whether or not open office plans really did promote collaboration and conversation, as many bosses hoped.
The difference between being tired and burn out
TVNZ1, Breakfast, 12 June 2018
Interview with Professor Jarrod Haar discussing the difference between being tired and burnout, noting the latter is a chronic form of job stress. He mentions burnout can cause heart attack, mental health problems, depression, insomnia and poor performance in work. He says employees should have an open dialogue with their employers to make sure the latter does not suffer from burnout. He mentions people should learn how to say no to additional work roles. He adds social relationships are important.