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Dr Gregory Fetzer

Lecturer Work, Organisation and Management


Research Overview

For the most up to date and complete list of projects, see my CV

Meaningful work

Understanding the social and cultural factors which shape how we find purpose, significance, and worth in our work, individually and collectively

How work meaningfulness changes or is sustained over time

The role of larger social structures (e.g. socioeconomic status) in shaping the meaning of work


Understanding how creativity unfolds over time--how it is sustained, how it declines, and the processes affecting each stage

The social and cultural factors (e.g. team composition, collaboration) shape how new ideas are generated, elaborated, and evaluated

The role different temporal factors (e.g. tradition, future/past orientation) play in the creative process and with what effects

Qualitative methods

Grounded theory
Diary and experience sampling methods
Video methods