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Dr Natalia D'Souza PhD, HEA

Lecturer

School of Management

Natalia is a lecturer in the School of Management (Albany). She is a member of the Healthy Work Group, which is a multidisciplinary team of researchers from Massey interested in psychosocial factors in workplace health and safety. Her main area of expertise is around forms of workplace ill-treatment such as bullying and cyberbullying, with a particular focus on the healthcare sector in New Zealand. Natalia teaches courses on Leadership, Decent Work, Contemporary Human Relations Management (HRM) and Employment Relations.

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Professional

Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy - Massey University (2018)

Fellowships and Memberships

  • Member, Higher Education Academy (Associate Member/Fellow) (2017)

Research Expertise

Research Interests

My research background is in Organisational Behaviour and Human Resource Management, with my main area of expertise being around forms of workplace ill-treatment such as bullying and cyberbullying. Much of my research is situated within the context of the healthcare sector in New Zealand. As a member of the Healthy Work Group, I am also interested in the broader topic of psychosocial risk and well-being at work. 

Thematics

21st Century Citizenship, Health and Well-being

Area of Expertise

Field of research codes
Business and Management (150300): Commerce, Management, Tourism And Services (150000): Human Resources Management (150305): Organisational Behaviour (150311)

Keywords

Bullying

Cyberbullying

Harassment

Cyber abuse

Nursing

Research Projects

Summary of Research Projects

Position Current Completed
Project Leader 2 0

Research Outputs

Journal

D'Souza, N., Forsyth, D., Tappin, D., & Catley, B. (2018). Conceptualizing workplace cyberbullying: Toward a definition for research and practice in nursing. Journal of Nursing Management. 26(7), 842-850
[Journal article]Authored by: Catley, B., D'Souza, N., Forsyth, D., Tappin, D.
D'Souza, N., Forsyth, D., Tappin, D., & Catley, B. (2017). [¶33-221] Engaging industry specialists on the issue of workplace cyberbullying - A New Zealand study. Journal of Health, Safety and Environment. 33(2)
[Journal article]Authored by: Catley, B., D'Souza, N., Forsyth, D., Tappin, D.

Thesis

D'Souza, NJ. (2018). Cyberbullying at Work: Exploring Understandings and Experiences. (Doctoral Thesis)
[Doctoral Thesis]Authored by: D'Souza, N.Edited by: Catley, B., Forsyth, D., Tappin, D.

Report

D'Souza, N., Blackwood, K., & Forsyth, D. (2018). Breaking Barriers: A report on Cyber Abuse Among New Zealand Workers.
[Commissioned Report]Authored by: D'Souza, N., Forsyth, D.
D'Souza, N., Forsyth, D., Tappin, D., & Catley, B.(2017). Workplace Cyberbullying in New Zealand Nursing: A Report for Participants and Professional Bodies..
[Technical Report]Authored by: Catley, B., D'Souza, N., Forsyth, D., Tappin, D.

Conference

Wu, M., Forsyth, D., & D'Souza, N.(2018, December). The internationalization of Knowledge-intensive Business Services Firms (KIBS). .
[Conference]Authored by: D'Souza, N., Forsyth, D.
Blackwood, K., D'Souza, N., Bentley, T., Catley, B., & Yarker, J.Management competencies for managing and preventing workplace bullying.. . Bordeaux, France
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Bentley, T., Blackwood, K., Catley, B., D'Souza, N.
D'Souza, N., Forsyth, D., Tappin, D., & Catley, B. (2018). Exploring workplace cyberbullying among New Zealand nurses. BETTER UNDERSTANDING OF WORKPLACE BULLYING AND HARASSMENT IN A CHANGING WORLD. : The 11th International Conference on Workplace Bullying and Harassment
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Catley, B., D'Souza, N., Forsyth, D., Tappin, D.
Bentley, T., Tappin, D., Catley, B., Forsyth, D., Blackwood, K., Gardner, D., . . . D'Souza, N. (2018, August). The New Zealand Workplace Barometer: Monitoring psychosocial risks and impacts on individual and organisational outcomes. Presented at 20th Congress International Ergonomics Association. Florence, Italy.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Bentley, T., Blackwood, K., Catley, B., D'Souza, N., Forsyth, D., Gardner, D., Port, Z., Tappin, D.
D'Souza, N., Tappin, DC., Forsyth, D., & Catley, B. (2017, August). You live and breathe it past working hours – The insidious nature of workplace cyberbullying. Presented at International Commission of Occupational Health - Work Organization and Psychosocial Factors (ICOH-WOPS). Mexico City, Mexico.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Catley, B., D'Souza, N., Forsyth, D., Tappin, D.
D'Souza, N., Catley, ., Tappin, ., & Forsyth, DK. (2016). Made to measure: A conceptualisation study in the measurement of cyberbullying. In The proceedings of the International Conference on Workplace Bullying and Harassment, The 10th International Conference on Workplace Bullying and Harassment: The International Association on Workplace Bullying and Harassment
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Catley, B., D'Souza, N., Forsyth, D., Tappin, D.Edited by: Catley, B.
D'Souza, N., Catley, ., Tappin, ., & Forsyth, . (2016). Bullying is in the eye of the beholder: Exploring nurses’ understandings of workplace cyberbullying. In Proceedings of the International Conference on Workplace Bullying and Harassment, The 10th International Conference on Workplace Bullying and Harassment Auckland: International Association of on Workplace Bullying and Harassment
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Catley, B., D'Souza, N., Forsyth, D., Tappin, D.Edited by: Catley, B.
Forsyth, D., D'Souza, N., Tappin, D., & Catley, B.In my professional opinion: Academic and practitioner views on workplace cyberbullying in New Zealand. . Osaka, Japan
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Catley, B., D'Souza, N., Forsyth, D., Tappin, D.
D'Souza, N., Forsyth, D., Tappin, D., & Catley, B. (2015). The case for a multi-faceted measurement approach to cyberbullying. In C. O'Kane, & E. Rose (Eds.) 29th Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management Conference - Managing for Peak Performance. (pp. 1 - 15). : 29th Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management Conference - Managing for Peak Performance
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Catley, B., D'Souza, N., Forsyth, D., Tappin, D.
D'Souza, N., Catley, BE., Forsyth, D., & Tappin, D. (2014). Cyberbullying at work: Towards a framework for advancing research. In A. Hermens, S. Benn, K. Redfern, M. dela Rama, A. Fee, & S. Harris (Eds.) 28th Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management Conference: Reshaping Management for Impact. (pp. 1 - 18). : 28th Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management Conference
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Catley, B., D'Souza, N., Forsyth, D., Tappin, D.

Supervision and Teaching

Summary of Doctoral Supervision

Position Current Completed
Co-supervisor 4 0

Courses Coordinated

Current Doctoral Supervision

Co-supervisor of:

  • Zagross Hadadian - Doctor of Philosophy
    Organizational context as an element of Toxic leadership
  • Jishuo Sun - Doctor of Philosophy
    The role of management competencies in managing workplace bullying and stress in New Zealand
  • Hadi Mousavi Zadeh - Doctor of Philosophy
    A conceptual model of Work-Life Balance and consequences of its policies: A contingency approach
  • Mian Wu - Doctor of Philosophy
    The Role of the Co-evolution of Knowledge and Network Relationships in the Internationalization of Internet Intermediary Firms: Evidence from New Zealand.

Media and Links

Media

  • 22 Nov 2017 - Online
    Health Central - Cyberbullying in Health
    Opinion piece on cyberbullying in health sector, particularly nursing
  • 21 Nov 2017 - Newspaper, Online
    Otago Daily Times - Nurses Facing Cyberbullying
  • 21 Nov 2017 - Online, Newspaper
    NZ Herald - Examples of Cyberbullying in Nursing
    Article in the NZ Herald outlining the issue of workplace cyberbullying in nursing
  • 06 Nov 2017 - Online, Magazine
    Nursing Review - Cyberbullying of Nurses
  • 05 Feb 2018 - Online
    The Conversation - Employers and Cyberbullying
    Media article
  • 01 Feb 2018 - Magazine, Online
    Management Magazine - Cyberbullying at Work

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