Dr Sanjee (Sanjeewa) Perera is a Senior 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.
Mature-age workers and stereotype threat: The project investigates the organizational contexts that are most likely to induce or inhibit concerns about age stereotypes.
Ongoing research projects
- Work experiences of mature-age people.
- Gender diversity practices in organisations.
- Career success of business school academics.
Publications pertaining to work and ageing
Kulik, C. T., Perera, S., & Cregan, C. (2016). Engage me: The mature-age worker and stereotype threat. Academy of Management Journal, 59, 2132-2156.
Perera, S., Sardeshmukh, S. R., & Kulik, C. T. (2015). In or out: Job exits of older workers. Asia Pacific Journal of Human Resources, 53, 4-21.