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In the CTWD, our research focuses on “all things work design”.  

By work design, we mean the nature and organisation of people’s tasks, responsibilities, relationships, and activities, such as whether people work in teams and how much decision-making responsibility people have. 


From a practical perspective, we use the SMART work design model to capture the key aspects of work that research has shown profoundly affect outcomes like mental health and job performance.

Our research is organised into five research streams: