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Dr Kate Blackwood PhD, PGDipBusAdmin

Senior Lecturer

School of Management

Kate is a senior lecturer in the School of Management (Albany). She is a co-director of the Healthy Work Group - a multidisciplinary team of researchers from Massey interested in psychosocial factors in workplace health and safety. She is a co-editor of the New Zealand Journal of Human Resources Management and an Associate Editor for the Journal of Management and Organisation. Her primary research interests include interventions in workplace bullying and the prevention of psychosocial hazards at work. She is currently working on an HRC-WorkSafe funded project evaluating psychosocial hazard interventions in small and medium sized enterprises. 


Contact details

  • Location: QB3.06, Quad B
    Campus: Albany


  • Doctor of Philosophy - Massey University (2016)
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Business Administration - Massey University (2015)

Prizes and Awards

  • Received Best Paper award in the HRM stream of the ANZAM conference 2012. - Australia and New Zealand Academy of Management (2012)
  • Awarded the Vice-Chancellors Doctoral Scholarship - Massey University (2011)
  • Placing on the 2015 Massey University Deans List of Exceptional Theses - Massey University (2016)

Research Expertise

Research Interests

Workplace bullying, psychosocial hazards, interventions, employee wellbeing, healthy work, qualitative research


21st Century Citizenship, Resource Development and Management, 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)

Research Projects

Summary of Research Projects

Position Current Completed
Project Leader 0 2

Teaching and Supervision

Courses Coordinated

Summary of Doctoral Supervision

Position Current Completed
Co-supervisor 3 0

Current Doctoral Supervision

Co-supervisor of:

  • Zagross Hadadian - Doctor of Philosophy
    The relationship between interpersonal conflict and workplace bullying - the role of conflict management style and situational factors
  • Jishuo Sun - Doctor of Philosophy
    Exploring the Experience of Workplace Bullying in China
  • Nimeesha Odedra - Doctor of Philosophy
    Migrant Women's Career Capital

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