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Frino, Betty Dr

Lecturer

  • Faculty of Business and Law
  • School of Management, Operations and Marketing
  • Discipline: Management

Overview


Betty Frino is a Lecturer in the School of Management, Operations and Marketing, with a background in Human Resources, Employment Relations and Organisational Psychology.  Her research experience spans areas such as wage setting and remuneration, labour regulation, pay equity, motivation and productivity, leadership styles, and more recently in employee engagement, employee voice and wellbeing.  

Prior to UOW, Betty’s experience spanned 17 years of policy based research on work and employment relations at the University of Sydney.  With a strong client focus, her research addressed employment and labour issues facing Australian workplaces and implications for government policy and business practice.  Betty’s skills and experience ranges from project management, analytical and applied research skills, data management, client and stakeholder relations, staff supervision, and presentation skills.  Her doctoral studies examined the impact of the work environment on employee engagement, using a HR lens.

Betty has taught across various university institutions on subjects covering Management, HRM, Employment Relations, Industrial Relations Policy, Work, Health and Safety, and Research Methods.  Bringing real work scenarios and contemporary research to the classroom setting is paramount to her teaching philosophy.   She has published in peer-reviewed and practitioner based journals and presented her research at several domestic and international academic and practitioner conferences.  Betty is passionate about conducting scholarly research that can also address the challenges of the business community and government policy. 

Research Overview


  • Betty's research interests include:

    • Workplace Relations
    • Human Resource Management
    • Wage Determination and Collective Bargaining
    • Workplace Productivity
    • Work Motivation, Employee Engagement and Wellbeing
    • Women and Gender Equality
    • Remuneration, Rewards and Performance

Available as Research Supervisor

Selected Publications


Available as Research Supervisor

Potential Supervision Topics


    • Employee Engagement, work motivation
    • Wellbeing
    • Work Health & Safety
    • Human Resource Management: Organisational culture, Employee voice and participation
    • Productivity & Organisational Performance
    • Employment Relations: wages and earnings, wage underpayments, wage determination and collective bargaining, digital economy and labour regulation
    • Wage growth and labour productivity, absenteeism
    • Women, work and Identity, Gender Pay Gap, Women in Leadership
    • Remuneration, Rewards and Performance
    • Leadership
    • Research methods: qualitative and quantitative

Advisees


  • Graduate Advising Relationship

    Degree Research Title Advisee
    Doctor of Philosophy (Integrated) Enhancing Organizational Citizenship Behaviour And Its Impact to Organizational Productivity Rathnayake, Udaya

Education And Training


  • Doctor of Philosophy in Management, Macquarie University, Department of Management 2018
  • Master of IR&HRM (Hons) in Human Resource Management, University of Sydney, Work and Organisational Studies 1999
  • B.A. in Psychology and Industrial Relations 1994

Keywords


  • Remuneration System
    Labour regulation
    Employee engagement
    Employee voice and well being

Full Name


  • Ms Betty Frino

Mailing Address


  • School of Management, Operations and Management, UOW

    Northfields Ave

    Wollongong

    NSW

    2522

    Australia

Located In Facility


Research Overview


  • Betty's research interests include:

    • Workplace Relations
    • Human Resource Management
    • Wage Determination and Collective Bargaining
    • Workplace Productivity
    • Work Motivation, Employee Engagement and Wellbeing
    • Women and Gender Equality
    • Remuneration, Rewards and Performance

Selected Publications


Potential Supervision Topics


    • Employee Engagement, work motivation
    • Wellbeing
    • Work Health & Safety
    • Human Resource Management: Organisational culture, Employee voice and participation
    • Productivity & Organisational Performance
    • Employment Relations: wages and earnings, wage underpayments, wage determination and collective bargaining, digital economy and labour regulation
    • Wage growth and labour productivity, absenteeism
    • Women, work and Identity, Gender Pay Gap, Women in Leadership
    • Remuneration, Rewards and Performance
    • Leadership
    • Research methods: qualitative and quantitative

Advisees


  • Graduate Advising Relationship

    Degree Research Title Advisee
    Doctor of Philosophy (Integrated) Enhancing Organizational Citizenship Behaviour And Its Impact to Organizational Productivity Rathnayake, Udaya

Education And Training


  • Doctor of Philosophy in Management, Macquarie University, Department of Management 2018
  • Master of IR&HRM (Hons) in Human Resource Management, University of Sydney, Work and Organisational Studies 1999
  • B.A. in Psychology and Industrial Relations 1994

Keywords


  • Remuneration System
    Labour regulation
    Employee engagement
    Employee voice and well being

Full Name


  • Ms Betty Frino

Mailing Address


  • School of Management, Operations and Management, UOW

    Northfields Ave

    Wollongong

    NSW

    2522

    Australia

Located In Facility