Aspa Sarris, PhD


Senior Lecturer
School of Psychology
University of Adelaide
Adelaide SA 5005, Australia

Biography

Dr. Sarris is a Senior Lecturer in the School of Psychology at the University of Adelaide. Her research aims to contribute to our understanding of the factors in the workplace that impact upon inidividual and organisational health and wellbeing.

Research Interest

Her research interests include: the assessment of organisational culture, the impact of individual differences on behaviour, and the functioning of groups and teams.

Scientific Activities

Dr. Sarris is the Program Coordinator of the Master of Psychology (Organisational & Human Factors) program. She is a member of the Australian Psychological Society and the College of Organisational Psychologists.

Publications

1. Sarris A. Psychology and family caregiving. Psychol Cogn Sci Open J. 2016; 2(1): 64-65. doi: 10.17140/ PCSOJ-2-116
2. Sarris A, Kirby N. Organisational Psychology: Research and Professional Practice. Tilde University Press: Melbourne. 2013.
3. Sarris A. Individual Differences. In: Sarris A, Kirby N. Organisational Psychology: Research and Professional Practice. Tilde University Press: Melbourne. 2013.
4. Sarris A. Organisational Culture. In: Sarris A, Kirby N. Organisational Psychology: Research and Professional Practice. Tilde University Press: Melbourne. 2013.
5. Robins TG, Roberts RM, Sarris A. Burnout and Engagement in Health Profession Students: The relationship between study demands, Study resources and personal resources. Australasian Journal of Organisational Psychology. 8: 1-13.
6. Jenkins MF, Zapf D, Winefield H, Sarris A. Bullying allegations from the accused bully’s perspective. British Journal of Management. 2012; 23: 489-501. doi: 10.1111/j.1467-8551.2011.00778.x
7. Jenkins M, Winfield H, Sarris A. Consequences of being accused of workplace bullying: An exploratory study. International Journal of Workplace Health Management. 2011; 4(1): 33-47. doi: 10.1108/17538351111118581
8. Webber M, Sarris A, Bessell M. Organisational culture and the use of work- life balance initiatives: influence on work attitudes and work- life conflict. The Australian and New Zealand Journal of Organisational Psychology. 2010; 3: 54- 65. doi:10.1375/ajop.3.1.54
9. Crisp G, Palmer E, Turnbull D, et al. First year student expectations: Results from a university-wide student survey. Journal of University of Teaching & Learning Practice. 2009; 6(1):1-18.
10. Ng C, Sarris A. Distinguishing between the effect of perceived organisational support and person-organisation fit on work outcomes. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Organisational Psychology. 2009; 2(1):1-9. doi: 10.1375/ajop.2.1.1
11. Sarris A. A study of the impact of University values and culture on staff and student attitudes. International Journal of Knowledge, Culture and Change Management. 2009; 9(11): 15-26.
12. Sarris A. Applying organisational theory to isolated, confined and extreme settings. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Organisational Psychology. 2008; 1(1): 1-6. doi:10.1375/ajop.1.1.1
13. Sarris A. Antarctic culture: 50 years of antarctic expeditions. Aviation Space and Environmental Medicine. 2007; 78 (9): 886-892.
14. Sarris A. Personality, perceptions of organizational culture and perceived fit in an extreme environment. Aviation, Space and Environmental Medicine. 2007; 78: 886-892.
15. Sarris A, Kirby N. Behaviour norms and expectations on Australian Antarctic stations. Environment and Behavior. 2007; 39: 706-723. doi: 10.1177/0013916506293428
16. Sarris A. Personality, culture-fit and job outcomes on Australian Antarctic stations. Environment and Behavior. 2006; 38: 356-372. doi: 10.1177/0013916505279044
17. Sarris A. The polar adventure: A case study of Antarctic station life and culture. International Journal of Knowledge, Culture and Change in Organisations. 2006; 5(6): 171-178.
18. Sarris A, Kirby N. Antarctica: A study of person-culture fit. Australian Journal of Psychology. 2005; 57(3): 161-169. doi: 10.1080/00049530500125165
19. Sarris A. Australian in Antarctica: A case study of organisational culture. Doctoral Dissertation. University of Adelaide. 2002.
20. Sarris A, Winefield H, Cooper C. Behaviour Problems in Adolescence: A comparison between adolescent offenders and adolescents referred to a mental health service. Australian Journal of Psychology. 2000; 52(1): 17-22. doi: 10.1080/00049530008255362
21. Sarris A, Sawyer M. Issues in the Implementation of Automated Information Systems in Mental Health Services: A Review. International Journal of Mental Health. 1990; 18(4): 18-30.
22. Sarris A, Sawyer M, Quigley R. Clinicians Attitudes Toward the Application of Computer Technology in Mental Health. Professional Psychology: Research and Practice. 1993; 24(2): 220-223.
23. Sawyer M, Sarris A, Cross D, Kalucy R. Family Assessment Device: Reports from Mothers, Fathers and Adolescents in Community and Clinic Families. Journal of Marital and Family Therapy. 1988; 14(3): 287-296. doi: 10.1111/j.1752-0606.1988.tb00748.x
24. Sawyer M, Sarris A, Baghurst P, Worsley A, Kalucy R. Early Childhood Development: A Comparative Study held by Adolescents, Medical Students and Mothers. Australian Paediatrics Journal. 1989; 25: 226-229.
25. Sawyer M, Sarris A, Baghurst P, Cornish C, Kalucy R. The Prevalence of Emotional and Behaviour Disorders and Patterns of Service Utilisation in Children and Adolescents. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry. 1990; 24: 323-330. doi: 10.3109/00048679009077699
26. Sawyer M, Sarris A, Quigley R, Baghurst P, Kalucy R. The Attitude of Parents to the Use of Computer-Assisted Interviewing in a Child Psychiatry Service. British Journal of Psychiatry. 1990; 157: 675-678. doi: 10.1192/bjp.157.5.675
27. Sawyer M, Sarris A, Baghurst P. The use of a Computer-Assisted Interview to Administer the Child Behaviour Checklist in a Child Psychiatry Service. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. 1991; 30: 674-681. doi: 10.1097/00004583-199107000-00022
28. Sawyer M, Sarris A, Baghurst P. The Effect of Computer-Assisted Interviewing on the Clinical Assessment of Children. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry. 1992; 26: 223-231.