WARN is a network of Australian academic researchers actively contributing to new research into work and ageing relevant to both public and private sectors.
Professor Prashant Bordia
Prashant Bordia is a Professor of Management at ANU and the founder and coordinator of WARN.
His research interests include retirement transition and adjustment, work stress over the lifespan and psychological contracts of older workers.
Dr Rajiv Amarnani
Rajiv K. Amarnani is a Lecturer in the University of Western Australia Business School.
His research examines how older workers’ careers—and their sense of self—evolve and change in later life. He is especially interested how older workers make forecasts about their future work, life, and careers.
Dr Valerie Caines
Valerie Caines is a Senior Lecturer in the Adelaide Business School at the University of Adelaide.
Her research focusses on late-career, career longevity, and retirement transition. Her research on grey entrepreneurship examines age-related factors which influence interest in entrepreneurship in late career. Additionally, her research on retirement transition examines the phenomenon of resistance to retirement from an individual and organisational perspective.
A/Professor Jo Earl
Joanne (Jo) Earl is an Associate Professor and MBA Director at Flinders University.
Jo’s research focuses on retirement planning across the lifespan and retirement adjustment. She consults to industry on a regular basis.
A/Professor Patrick Garcia
Patrick Garcia is an associate professor of Management and Organizational Behavior at the Peter Faber Business School at the Australian Catholic University.
His research interests include workplace aggression and deviance, career self-efficacy across the lifespan, and psychological contracts of older workers.
Dr Courtney von Hippel
Courtney von Hippel is a Senior Lecturer in the School of Psychology at the University of the Queensland.
Her research focuses on stereotyping, prejudice, and implicit attitudes. Her research on work and aging examines the consequences of feeling stereotyped at work on the basis of your age.
Professor Carol Kulik
Carol T. Kulik is a Research Professor of Human Resource Management at the University of South Australia Business School and a senior researcher within the Centre for Workplace Excellence.
Her research focuses on understanding how human resource management interventions influence the fair treatment of people in organisations – especially mature-age workers
Dr Sanjee Perera
Dr Sanjee (Sanjeewa) Perera is a Lecturer in the School of Management, University of South Australia and a researcher within the Centre for Workplace Excellence (CWeX).
Her research interests include emotion in the workplace and workforce diversity.
Professor Elissa L. Perry
Elissa L. Perry is a Professor of Psychology and Education and the Academic Program Director for Social-Organizational Psychology Program at Teachers College, Columbia University
Her research focuses on the role of demographic characteristics (e.g., age, generational membership, gender, race, disability) in human resource judgments and on organizational outcomes.
Professor Hannes Zacher
Hannes Zacher is a Professor of Work and Organizational Psychology at the University of Leipzig.
In his research program, he investigates aging at work, career development, and occupational well-being; proactivity, innovation, and entrepreneurship; as well as employee pro-environmental behavior.