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Anya Johnson

Anya Johnson

BPsych, UWA; MSc (Occ Psych) Sheffield; PhD Manchester
Lecturer

Rm 305
H03 - Institute Building
The University of Sydney
NSW 2006 Australia

Telephone +61 2 9351 6387
anya.johnson@sydney.edu.au

Bio

Anya Johnson is a Lecturer in Work and Organisational Studies at the University of Sydney Business School. Her research investigates the regulation of emotion and cognition in the workplace, and their role in the relationship between the design of jobs and teams and outcomes such as engagement, wellbeing and performance.

Prior to joining Sydney University Business School Anya worked at the University of New South Wales and taught on the executive MBA program. She has international work experience in management consulting in Hong Kong, the UK and USA. She is a registered Psychologist, an Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society and a member of the Society of Industrial Organizational Psychologists and the Academy of Management.

Anya received her PhD from Manchester Business School, University of Manchester, her Masters in Occupational Psychology from the University of Sheffield and her Bachelor of Psychology from the University of Western Australia. Her work has been published in the Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Management, Journal of Vocational Behavior and other peer reviewed journals. She has received competitive research grants, including an ARC linkage grant.

Anya currently teaches in the postgraduate program and in Semester 1, 2014, she will be teaching WORK6118 Managing Communications in Organisations. You are welcome to contact Anya for further information.

Publications

2014

4
Journal Article/s

Nguyen H, Groth M and Johnson A 2014 Forthcoming 'When the Going Gets Tough, the Tough Keep Working: Impact of Emotional Labor on Absenteeism', Journal of Management

5
Conference Paper/s

Brown T, Dalton S, Yu N and Johnson A 2014 'Coaching Programme Introduced for Final Year Trainees at Sydney Children’s Hospital Network Enhances Consultants’ Coaching Knowledge, Skills and Confidence', Royal Australasian College of Physicians Congress - "Future Directions in Health", Auckland, New Zealand, 21st May 2014

Johnson A, Yu N, Nguyen H and Groth M 2014 'Changing Emotional Labor Strategies to Enhance Proactivity and Innovation', 29th Annual Conference of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Honolulu, United States, 17th May 2014

Johnson A, Yu N, Nguyen H and Groth M 2014 'Changing Emotional Labor Strategies to Enhance Proactivity and Innovation', 29th Annual Conference of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Honolulu, United States, 17th May 2014

2013

4
Journal Article/s

Parker SK, Johnson A, Collins C and Nguyen H 2013 'Making the Most of Structural Support: Moderating Influence of Employees’ Clarity and Negative Affect', Academy of Management Journal, vol.56:3, pp. 867-92

5
Conference Paper/s

Johnson A, Nguyen H, Groth M, Bove A, Crisp J and White L 2013 'Effect of Violence in Organizations on Organizational Effectiveness: The role of Engagement', 73rd Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, Orlando, United States, 13th August 2013

2012

4
Journal Article/s

Johnson A and Jackson PR 2012 'Golden parachutes: Changing the experience of unemployment for managers', Journal of Vocational Behavior, vol.80:2, pp. 474-85

5
Conference Paper/s

Nguyen H, Groth M and Johnson A 2012 'An investigation of the effects of individual- and unit-level display rules on work outcomes', 72nd Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, Boston, United States, 7th August 2012

Johnson A, Parker SK and Nguyen H 2012 'Helping others or helping yourself: The differential effects of motives on role outcomes enhanced by team affective climate', 72nd Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, Boston, United States, 7th August 2012

2011

4
Journal Article/s

Johnson A, Nguyen H, Groth M and Parker SK 2011 'Learning and development: Promoting nurses’ performance and work attitudes', Journal of Advanced Nursing, vol.67:3, pp. 609-20

Johnson A, Hong H, Groth M and Yu N 2011 'Who cares? The emotional labour of nursing and why it matters', Nursing Monograph

5
Conference Paper/s

Parker SK, Johnson A, Bindl U, Nguyen H and Groth M 2011 'Silence speaks volumes: The differential effects of silence motives on work outcomes over time', 71st Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, San Antonio, United States, 16th August 2011

Nguyen H, Johnson A and Groth M 2011 'In Sickness and in Health: The Moderating Role of Personal Control on the Strain of Emotion Regulation', 26th Annual Meeting of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Chicago, United States, 16th April 2011

Johnson A, Nguyen H, Groth M, Crisp J and White L 2011 'Leadership Matters: Getting the Process Right in Health Care Teams', 26th Annual Meeting of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Chicago, United States, 16th April 2011

2009

5
Conference Paper/s

Crisp J, Boyle A, Gotterson F, Johnson A, Johnson J, White L and Williams K 2009 'C-Change at SCH: 2 years on', Annual Conference of the Children’s Hospitals Australasia and Women’s Hospitals Australasia WCHA 2009, Brisbane, Australia, 13th November 2009

Johnson A 2009 'The Heart of Health Care: Developing effective strategies for advancing engagement and performance in Hospitals through teamwork and change initiatives', Investing in the Healthcare Workforce: Aligning Strategy, Leadership and the Team Conference, Sydney, Australia, 6th November 2009

Collins C, Parker S, McCarthy S and Johnson A 2009 'Leading Emergency Department Junior Doctors to be Proactive: Balancing Inspiration and Error Management', 8th Industrial and Organisational Psychology Conference IOP 2009, Sydney, Australia, 28th June 2009

Groth M, Nguyen H, Johnson A and Goodwin RE 2009 'Patient Care with a Smile: The Role of Emotional Labour in Delivering Quality Patient Care', 8th Industrial and Organisational Psychology Conference IOP 2009, Sydney, Australia, 28th June 2009

Nguyen H, Groth M, Johnson A and Goodwin RE 2009 'The Cost of Faking: The Effects of Emotional Labour on Nurses' Sick Leave and Turnover Behaviour', 8th Industrial and Organisational Psychology Conference IOP 2009, Sydney, Australia, 28th June 2009

Johnson A and Jackson PR 2009 'The Experience of Unemployment and Re-Employment for Managers and their Partners: The Crossover of Psychological Strain within a Family Systems Perspective', 8th Industrial and Organisational Psychology Conference IOP 2009, Sydney, Australia, 28th June 2009

2008

5
Conference Paper/s

Parker SK, Bindl UK, Collins CG, Groth M and Johnson A 2008 'Why don't people speak out? Investigating active and passive silence', 68th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, Anaheim, United States, 13th August 2008

Johnson A and Jackson PR 2008 'Golden Parachutes: Exploring unemployment through the experience of supported unemployed managers', Institute of Work Psychology IWP Conference 2008 - "Work, well-being and performance: New perspectives for the modern workforce", Sheffield, United Kingdom, 20th June 2008

Research Grants

2009-2013

The Heart of Health Care: Advancing Emotional Well-being, engagement and Performance in Hospitals

Partner Organizations: Sydney Children's Hospital, Prince of Wales Hospital, Royal Children's Hospital, Royal Hospital for Women and Sydney Hospital Sydney Eye Hospital.

ARC Linkage Grant

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Research Expertise

  • Emotions at work
  • Proactive performance
  • Well being
  • Team effectiveness
  • Job design
  • Career transitions
  • Unemployment