Pieter Van Dijk

Assoc Professor

Accepting PhD Students

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Biography

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

Research area keywords

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

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Projects

Research Output

  • 20 Article
  • 4 Conference Paper
  • 1 Commissioned Report
  • 1 Comment / Debate

Comorbidities are prevalent and detrimental for employment outcomes in people of working age with multiple sclerosis

Chen, J., Taylor, B., Winzenberg, T., Palmer, A. J., Kirk-Brown, A., van Dijk, P., Simpson, S., Blizzard, L. & van der Mei, I., 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Multiple Sclerosis Journal. 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Estimating MS-related work productivity loss and factors associated with work productivity loss in a representative Australian sample of people with multiple sclerosis

Chen, J., Taylor, B., Palmer, A. J., Kirk-Brown, A., van Dijk, P., Simpson Jr, S., Blizzard, L. & van der Mei, I., Jun 2019, In : Multiple Sclerosis Journal. 25, 7, p. 994-1004 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

6 Citations (Scopus)

Closing the gap: Longitudinal changes in employment for Australians with multiple sclerosis

Van Dijk, P. A., Kirk-Brown, A. K., Taylor, B. & van der Mei, I., 1 Sep 2017, In : Multiple Sclerosis Journal. 23, 10, p. 1415-1423 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

5 Citations (Scopus)

An empowerment model of workplace support following disclosure, for people with MS

Kirk-Brown, A. & Van Dijk, P. A., 2014, In : Multiple Sclerosis Journal. 20, 12, p. 1624 - 1632 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

12 Citations (Scopus)