Sharon Parker

Sharon Parker
Director, Centre for Transformative Work Design


Sharon Parker is an Australian Research Council Laureate Fellow, a Professor of Organisational Behavior at Curtin University, Director of the Centre for Transformative Work Design, and an Honorary Professor at the University of Sheffield. She is a recipient of the ARC’s Kathleen Fitzpatrick Award, and the 2016 Academy of Management OB Division Mentoring Award. Prof Parker is also a Chief Investigator in the ARC's Centre of Excellence in Population Aging Research (CEPAR) and leads the 'Organisations' and the Mature Workforce' research stream.

Her research focuses particularly on job and work design, and she is also interested in proactive behavior, change, well-being, development, and job performance.

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