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Professor Tony Machin

Professor Tony Machin
Name Tony Machin
Position Professor (Psychology)
Section School of Psychology and Counselling
Office W421
Location Toowoomba Campus
Phone +61 7 4631 2587
Extension 2587
Email
Qualifications BA Qld , BA(Hons) Qld , BSc Qld , MA Qld , PhD USQ
Homepage http://scholar.google.com.au/citations?user=_LcKcUcAAAAJ
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Fields of Research (FoR)

  • Urban and Regional Planning not elsewhere classified ( 120599 )
  • Business and Management not elsewhere classified ( 150399 )
  • Psychology not elsewhere classified ( 170199 )

Research interests
1. I am a CI on an ARC Discovery grant with Griffith University commencing in 2018 focusing on “Juggling priorities: How do tertiary students balance work and study?”.

2. I contribute to HDR students in areas such as health and safety in the workplace, development of interventions to assist the unemployed, and addressing mental health issues in the workplace.

Professional memberships
? Fellow of the Australian Psychological Society (Member since 1989).
? Member of the Australian Psychological Society College of Organisational Psychology (Member since 1992).
? Member of the International Association for Applied Psychology (Member since 1992).
? Member of the Society for Occupational Health Psychology.
? Member of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology (Division 8 of the APA).
? Member of the Society for the Teaching of Psychology (Division 2 of the APA).
? Member of the Society for Industrial & Organizational Psychology (Division 14 of the APA).
? International Affiliate of the American Psychological Association (APA)
? Chair of the organising committee for the 2017 Inaugural Australian psychology Learning and Teaching Conference (AusPLAT).
? Member of the organising committee for the 2018 Australian Psychological Society Congress
? Member of the Nominations Committee for the Australian Psychological Society Board of Directors

Industry affiliations
Registered Psychologist, Psychology Board of Australia Registration number PSY0001362866.

Member of the National Committee of the APS College of Organisational Psychology from 1999 to 2001.

Editor of Interface, the newsletter of the APS College of Organisational Psychology from 1999 to 2001.

USQ Research affiliations

  • Institute for Resilient Regions (IRR)

Administrative responsibilities
1. Head of the School of Psychology and Counselling (formerly Psychology, Counselling and Community) from 1 July 2013 to 30 June 2018. Previously Head of the Psychology Department (from 14 July 2008).
2. Psychology Fourth Year (Honours) Coordinator (2001-2004).
3. Psychology Undergraduate Coordinator (S2, 2004 - S3, 2007).
4. Director of the Career and Organisational Research (CORE) Unit from 2005 to 2014.
5. I was a member of the Heads of Departments and Schools of Psychology Association (HODSPA) and the Treasurer from 2008-2018. HODSPA’s purpose is to represent the discipline of psychology in universities in Australia (see www.hodspa.org.au ).

Research most recent
1. Parsons-Smith, R.L., Terry, P.C., & Machin, M.A. (2017). Identification and Description of Novel Mood Profile Clusters. Frontiers in Psychology, 8, 1958. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2017.01958

2. Fein, E. C., Skinner, N., & Machin, M. A. (2017) Work Intensification, Work–Life Interference, Stress, and Well-Being in Australian Workers. International Studies of Management & Organization, 47(4), 360-371. doi: 10.1080/00208825.2017.1382271

3. Sankey, K. S., & Machin, M. A. (2014). The role and core proactive motivation processes in non-mandatory professional development participation. International Journal of Training and Development, 18(4), 241-255. doi: 10.1111/ijtd.12036


Research most notable
1. Machin, M. A. & Sankey, K. S. (2008). Relationships between young drivers’ personality characteristics, risk perceptions, and driving behaviour. Accident Analysis & Prevention, 40, 541-547.

2. Machin, M. A. (2002). Planning, managing, and optimizing transfer of training. In: K. Kraiger (Ed.), Creating, implementing, and managing effective training and development (pp. 263-301). San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

3. Fogarty, G. J., Machin, M. A., Albion, M. J., Sutherland, L. F., Lalor G. I., & Revitt, S. (1999). Predicting occupational strain and job satisfaction: The role of stress, coping, personality, and affectivity variables. Journal of Vocational Behavior, 54, 429-452.


Publications in ePrints

Parsons-Smith, Renee L. and Terry, Peter C. and Machin, M. Anthony (2017) Identification and description of novel mood profile clusters. Frontiers in Psychology, 8 (Article 1958). pp. 1-13.

Machin, Tony and Dearman, Dale and Smith, David (2017) Respectful workplace dimensions mediating relations between engaging leadership and employee outcomes. In: 12th International Conference on Occupational Stress and Health, 7-10 June 2017, Minneapolis, MN, United States.

Smith, D. and Dearman, D. and Machin, M. A. and Beccaria, G. (2017) Restoration of organisational climate: an advanced (in)civility model and measure of experienced, instigated and observed workplace incivility. In: European Association of Work and Organizational Psychology 2017: Enabling Change Through Work and Organizational Psychology: Opportunities and Challenges for Research and Practice. , 17-20 May 2017, Dublin, Ireland.

Smith, D. and Machin, M. A. and Schaufeli, W. and Alban-Metcalfe, J. (2017) Self-determined leadership and motivation: relating two European constructs of engaging leadership and six dimensions of employee work motivation. In: European Association of Work and Organizational Psychology 2017: Enabling Change Through Work and Organizational Psychology: Opportunities and Challenges for Research and Practice. , 17-20 May 2017, Dublin, Ireland.

Smith, D. and Machin, M. A. and Beccaria, G. (2017) The Organisational Socio-Ecological (In)Civility Model: framing multilevel (in)civility effects on employees within organisational climate and culture. In: European Association for Work & Organizational Psychology 2017: Enabling Change Through Work and Organizational Psychology: Opportunities and Challenges for Research and Practice , 17-20 May 2017, Dublin, Ireland.

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Approved research supervisor in the area of:

  • Urban and Regional Planning not elsewhere classified ( 120599 )
  • Business and Management not elsewhere classified ( 150399 )
  • Psychology not elsewhere classified ( 170199 )


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