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Pieter works in the Faculty of Business and Economics at Monash University as an Associate Professor

Associate Professor Pieter Van Dijk (BBus, BBusComm (Hons), PhD) is in the Department of Management and Course Director of the Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) in the Monash Business School at Monash University. Pieter has a particular interest in employee well-being as well as the evaluation of factors that promote workforce participation and quality of work-life for people with chronic illness and disability. Recent research projects include an examination of psychosocial factors that facilitate the employment retention of people with Multiple Sclerosis, the role of psychological safety for chronically ill employees in predicting organisational citizenship behaviours, which have shown to improve the retention of employees and the psychosocial experiences of employees after the voluntary disclosure of diagnosis of MS to employers. Pieter also has specialised interest and expertise in the evaluation of employment support services for people with a chronic illness or disability, and MS in particular.

Research interests

  • Chronic Illness and maintaining employment and full work-force participation
  • Employee stress and wellbeing
  • Emotional Labour and employee wellbeing 
  • The efficacy and sustainability of Disability Employment Networks
  • Psychosocial wellbeing and employment support

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being

Research area keywords

  • Maintaining Employment
  • Chronic Illness
  • Employee Wellbeing
  • Psychosocial Wellbeing
  • Emotional Labour
  • Multiple Sclerosis

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