Associate Professor Ann Dadich

Associate Professor Ann Dadich

Associate Professor,
Human Resources and Management (SoBus)

Biography

Dr Ann Dadich is an Associate Professor within the Western Sydney University School of Business. She is also a registered psychologist, a full member of the Australian Psychological Society, and a Justice of the Peace in New South Wales. A/Prof. Dadich has accumulated considerable expertise in health service management, notably knowledge translation. This encompasses scholarship on the processes through which different knowledges coalesce to promote quality care. This is demonstrated by her publishing record, which includes over 150 refereed publications; the research grants she has secured; and the awards she has received. A/Prof. Dadich holds editorial appointments with several academic journals, including: the Australian Health Review; and BMC Health Services Research. She is also the Deputy Director of the Sydney Partnership for Health, Education, Research and Enterprise (SPHERE) Knowledge Translation Strategic Platform; she chairs the Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management (ANZAM) Health Management and Organisation (HMO) Conference Stream; and she convenes the ANZAM HMO Special Interest Group. Additionally, A/Prof. Dadich supervises doctoral candidates and teaches undergraduate units on change management, innovation, creativity, and organisational behaviour.

This information has been contributed by Associate Professor Dadich.

Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philisophy University of Western Sydney
  • BSS Psych (Hons) University of Western Sydney
  • BSS University of Western Sydney

Organisational Unit (School / Division)

  • Human Resources and Management (SoBus)

Contact

Email: A.Dadich@westernsydney.edu.au
Phone: (02) 9685 9475
Mobile:
Location: 1.8.13
Website:

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Teaching

Previous Teaching Areas

  • 200571 Management Dynamics, 2009
  • 200585 Organisational Behaviour, 2010
  • 200585 Organisational Behaviour, 2011
  • 200585 Organisational Behaviour, 2012
  • 200570 Management of Change, 2013
  • 200585 Organisational Behaviour, 2013
  • 200570 Management of Change, 2014
  • 200862 Creating Change and Innovation, 2015
  • 200862 Creating Change and Innovation, 2016

Publications

Books

  • Beech, N., MacIntosh, R., Krust, P., Kannan, S. and Dadich, A. (2017), 'Managing Change: Enquiry and Action', : Cambridge University Press 9781316639252.

Chapters in Books

  • Olson, R. and Dadich, A. (2019), 'Power, (com)passion and trust in interprofessional healthcare', Emotions in Late Modernity, Routledge 9780815354321.
  • Dadich, A. and Hodgins, M. (2017), 'How to promote youth well-being across sectors : an evaluation of the YHRK', Needles in Haystacks: Finding a Way Forward for Cross-sectoral Youth Policy, Council of Europe Publishing 9789287184412.
  • Dadich, A. (2015), 'Beyond the romance of participatory youth research', A Critical Youth Studies for the 21st Century, Brill 9789004243750.
  • Dadich, A. and Khan, A. (2015), 'How is social media used to promote youth wellbeing? : an examination of Twitter use among national mental health organisations', Social marketing: Global Perspectives, Strategies and Effects on Consumer Behavior, Nova Science Publishers 9781634825979.
  • Curry, J., Fitzgerald, A., Prodan, A., Dadich, A. and Sloan, T. (2014), 'Combining patient journey modelling and visual multi-agent computer simulation : a framework to improving knowledge translation in a healthcare environment', Investing in E-Health: People, Knowledge and Technology for a Healthy Future: Selected Papers from the 22nd Australian National Health Informatics Conference (HIC 2014), IOS Press 9781614994268.
  • Dadich, A. (2013), 'Self-help groups', Interventions for Adiction : Comprehensive Addictive Behaviors and Disorders, Elsevier 9780123983381.
  • Dadich, A. (2010), 'How do we Teach them? Using Self-Help Support Groups to Promote Knowledge Translation', Community Psychology New Developments, Nova Science Publishers, Inc. 9781608768585.
  • Fitzgerald, A. and Dadich, A. (2010), 'Organizational-Professional Conflict in Medicine', Culture and Climate in Health Care Organizations, Palgrave MacMillan 9780230584655.
  • Dadich, A. (2010), 'Self-help support groups: Adding to the toolbox of mental health care options for young men', Doing youth work in Australia, ACYS (Australian Clearinghouse for Youth Studies) 9781875236633.
  • Dadich, A. (2010), 'What is supported accommodation? A comparison of supported accommodation and residential rehabilitation policy frameworks', Social policy: Challenges, developments and implications, Nova Science Publishers 9781608769612.
  • Dadich, A. (2009), 'Participation among young people with mental health issues', A Handbook of Children and Young People's Participation, Perspectives from theory and practice, Routledge, Taylor and Francis Group 9780415468527.
  • Fitzgerald, A., Lum, M. and Dadich, A. (2008), 'How Can Human Technology Improve the Scheduling of Unplanned Surgical Cases', Encyclopedia of Healthcare Information Systems (3 Volumes), IGI Global 9781599048895.
  • Dadich, A. (2005), 'The Role of Self-Help Support Groups in fostering Autonomy in young people', The Chameleon and the Quilt: a Cross-Disciplinary Exploration in the Social Sciences, University of Western Sydney 0975814508.

Journal Articles

  • Karimi, L., Dadich, A., Fulop, L., Leggat, S., Eljiz, K., Fitzgerald, A., Smyth, A., Hayes, K. and Kippist, L. (2019), 'Brilliant health service management : challenging perceptions and changing HR practices in health services', Asia Pacific Journal of Human Resources, vol 57, no 2 , pp 174 - 190.
  • Collier, A., Hodgins, M., Crawford, G., Every, A., Womsley, K., Jeffs, C., Houthuysen, P., Kang, S., Thomas, E., Weller, V., Van, C., Farrow, C. and Dadich, A. (2019), 'What does it take to deliver brilliant home-based palliative care? : using positive organisational scholarship and video reflexive ethnography to explore the complexities of palliative care at home', Palliative Medicine, vol 33, no 1 , pp 91 - 101.
  • Baker, J., Raman, S., Kohlhoff, J., George, A., Kaplun, C., Dadich, A., Best, C., Arora, A., Zwi, K., Schmied, V. and Eapen, V. (2019), 'Optimising refugee children's health/wellbeing in preparation for primary and secondary school : a qualitative inquiry', BMC Public Health, vol 19, no 1 .
  • Kippist, L., Fulop, L., Dadich, A. and Smyth, A. (2019), '[In Press] Brilliant renal care : a really positive study of patient, carer, and staff experiences within an Australian health service', Journal of Management and Organization, .
  • Dadich, A. and Jarrett, C. (2019), '[In Press] Understanding practitioner perspectives of youth healthcare using thematic and lexical analyses', Health Expectations, .
  • Stout, B., Dadich, A., Hosseinzadeh, H. and Herbert, J. (2018), 'Living on the edge : juvenile justice work as a form of edgework', Crime, Law and Social Change, vol 69, no 3 , pp 371 - 384.
  • Dadich, A., Collier, A., Hodgins, M. and Crawford, G. (2018), 'Using positive organizational scholarship in healthcare and video reflexive ethnography to examine positive deviance to new public management in healthcare', Qualitative Health Research, vol 28, no 8 , pp 1203 - 1216.
  • Dadich, A. and Wyer, M. (2018), 'Patient involvement in healthcare-associated infection research : a lexical review', Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology, vol 39, no 6 , pp 710 - 717.
  • Dadich, A. and Doloswala, K. (2018), 'What can organisational theory offer knowledge translation in healthcare? : a thematic and lexical analysis', BMC Health Services Research, vol 18 .
  • Lau, H., Dadich, A., Nakandala, D., Evans, H. and Zhao, L. (2018), 'Development of a cost-optimization model to reduce bottlenecks : a health service case study', Expert Systems, vol 35, no 6 .
  • Ollerton, J. and Dadich, A. (2018), 'The challenges of translating knowledge into third sector practices', Third Sector Review, vol 24, no 1 , pp 27 - 47.
  • Burton, S., Dadich, A. and Soboleva, A. (2018), 'Promotion of JUUL on Twitter', Journal of Adolescent Health, vol 63, no 5 , pp 525 - 526.
  • Fulop, L., Kippist, L., Dadich, A., Hayes, K., Karimi, L. and Smyth, A. (2018), '[In Press] What makes a team brilliant? : an experiential exploration of positivity within healthcare', Journal of Management & Organization, .
  • Bragge, P., Grimshaw, J., Lokker, C., Colquhoun, H., The AIMD Writing/Working Group, x. and Dadich, A. (2017), 'AIMD - a validated, simplified framework of interventions to promote and integrate evidence into health practices, systems, and policies', BMC Medical Research Methodology, vol 17 .
  • Dadich, A. and Olson, R. (2017), 'How and why emotions matter in interprofessional healthcare', International Journal of Work Organisation and Emotion, vol 8, no 1 , pp 59 - 79.
  • Hodgins, M. and Dadich, A. (2017), 'Positive emotion in knowledge creation', Journal of Health Organization and Management, vol 31, no 2 , pp 162 - 174.
  • Karimi, L., Dadich, A., Fulop, L., Leggat, S., Rada, J., Hayes, K., Kippist, L., Eljiz, K., Smyth, A. and Fitzgerald, A. (2017), 'Empirical exploration of brilliance in health care : perceptions of health professionals', Australian Health Review, vol 41, no 3 , pp 336 - 343.
  • Sherwood, E., Paul, C., Freund, M., Dadich, A., Meiser, B., Taylor, N. and Lynam, J. (2017), 'Smoking cessation care for patients with cancer in NSW hospitals', Asia-Pacific Journal of Clinical Oncology, vol 13, no S5 , pp 30 - 30.
  • Jiwa, M., Chakera, A., Dadich, A., Meng, X. and Kanjo, E. (2016), 'The profile of patients with chronic kidney disease who regularly present at an Australian general practice', Current Medical Research and Opinion, vol 32, no 1 , pp 183 - 189.
  • Reath, J., Abbott, P., Dadich, A., Hosseinzadeh, H., Hu, W., Kang, M., Usherwood, T., Murray, C. and Bourne, C. (2016), 'Evaluation of a sexually transmissible infections education program : lessons for general practice learning', Australian Family Physician, vol 45, no 3 , pp 123 - 128.
  • Hosseinzadeh, H. and Dadich, A. (2016), 'Cross-cultural integration affects attitudes towards people with HIV/AIDS in Australia', Sexual Health, vol 13, no 2 , pp 182 - 189.
  • Dadich, A. and Hosseinzadeh, H. (2016), 'Communication channels to promote evidence-based practice : a survey of primary care clinicians to determine perceived effects', Health Research Policy and Systems, vol 14 .
  • Samaranayake, P., Dadich, A., Fitzgerald, A. and Zeitz, K. (2016), 'Developing an evaluation framework for clinical redesign programs : lessons learnt', Journal of Health, Organization and Management, vol 30, no 6 , pp 950 - 970.
  • Dadich, A., Stout, B. and Hosseinzadeh, H. (2015), 'Reacting to and managing change within juvenile justice', Journal of Organizational Change Management, vol 28, no 2 , pp 315 - 328.
  • Hayes, K., Eljiz, K., Dadich, A., Fitzgerald, A. and Sloan, T. (2015), 'Trialability, observability and risk reduction accelerating individual innovation adoption decisions', Journal of Health Organization and Management, vol 29, no 2 , pp 271 - 294.
  • Dadich, A., Jarrett, C., Robards, F. and Bennett, D. (2015), 'How professional identity shapes youth healthcare', Journal of Health Organization and Management, vol 29, no 3 , pp 317 - 342.
  • Samaranayake, P., Dadich, A., Hayes, K. and Sloan, T. (2015), 'Patient-journey modelling and simulation in computed tomography : an integrated framework', Business Process Management Journal, vol 21, no 5 , pp 988 - 1014.
  • Jiwa, M., Meng, X., O'Shea, C., Magin, P., Dadich, A. and Pillai, V. (2015), 'How do general practitioners manage patients with cancer symptoms? : a video-vignette study', BMJ Open, vol 5 .
  • Dadich, A., Fulop, L., Ditton, M., Campbell, S., Curry, J., Eljiz, K., Fitzgerald, A., Hayes, K., Herington, C., Isouard, G., Karimi, L. and Smyth, A. (2015), 'Finding brilliance using positive organizational scholarship in healthcare', Journal of Health Organization and Management, vol 29, no 6 , pp 750 - 777.
  • Dadich, A., Abbott, P. and Hosseinzadeh, H. (2015), 'Strategies to promote practice nurse capacity to deliver evidence-based care : an example from sexual healthcare', Journal of Health Organization and Management, vol 29, no 7 , pp 988 - 1010.
  • Gray, J., Clark, R., Sloan, T. and Dadich, A. (2015), 'Personal and business improvements and innovations : methodology and mechanisms for successes', Rural Extension and Innovation Systems Journal, vol 11, no 1 , pp 93 - 102.
  • Dadich, A., Jarrett, C., Robards, F. and Bennett, D. (2014), 'Enhancing youth health in primary care : lessons learned from general practitioners', Health Communication, .
  • Dadich, A. (2014), 'Citizen social science : a methodology to facilitate and evaluate workplace learning in continuing interprofessional education', Journal of Interprofessional Care, vol 28, no 3 , pp 194 - 199.
  • Hosseinzadeh, H., Dadich, A., Bourne, C. and Murray, C. (2014), 'Clinician resources to improve evidence-based sexual healthcare : does content and design matter?', International Journal of Learning and Change, vol 7, no 3/4 , pp 181 - 196.
  • Jiwa, M., Chakera, A., Dadich, A., Ossolinski, G. and Hewitt, V. (2014), 'The impact of the quality of communication from nephrologists to primary care practitioners : a literature review', Current Medical Research and Opinion, vol 30, no 10 , pp 2093 - 2101.
  • Jiwa, M., Meng, X., O'Shea, C., Magin, P., Dadich, A. and Pillai, V. (2014), 'A randomised trial deploying a simulation to investigate the impact of hospital discharge letters on patient care in general practice', BMJ Open, vol 4 .
  • Dadich, A., Hosseinzadeh, H., Abbott, P., Hu, W., Usherwood, T., Kang, M., Bourne, C., Murray, C. and Reath, J. (2014), 'Improving sexual healthcare in general practice', British Journal of Healthcare Management, vol 20, no 7 , pp 344 - 349.
  • Sebastian, A., Fulop, L., Dadich, A., Fitzgerald, A., Kippist, L. and Smyth, A. (2014), 'Health LEADS Australia and implications for medical leadership', Leadership in Health Services, vol 27, no 4 , pp 355 - 370.
  • Jiwa, M., Meng, X., O'Shea, C., Magin, P., Dadich, A. and Pillai, V. (2014), 'Impact of referral letters on scheduling of hospital appointments : a randomised control trial', British Journal of General Practice, vol 64, no 624 , pp 419 - 425.
  • Dadich, A., Fisher, K. and Muir, K. (2013), 'How can non-clinical case management complement clinical support for people with chronic mental illness residing in the community?', Psychology, Health & Medicine, , pp 482 - 489.
  • Jiwa, M. and Dadich, A. (2013), 'Referral letter content : can it affect patient outcomes?', British Journal of Healthcare Management, vol 19, no 3 , pp 140 - 146.
  • Burton, S., Dadich, A. and Soboleva, A. (2013), 'Competing voices : marketing and counter-marketing alcohol on Twitter', Journal of Nonprofit & Public Sector Marketing, vol 25, no 2 , pp 186 - 209.
  • Jiwa, M., McManus, A. and Dadich, A. (2013), 'Continuity of cancer care : where do primary care practitioners fit in?', Cancer Forum, vol 37, no 1 , pp 31 - 34.
  • Jiwa, M., McManus, A., Dadich, A., White, J., Rieck, A. and Razmi, S. (2013), 'Harnessing information technology to innovate in primary care', Quality in Primary Care, vol 21, no 1 , pp 43 - 49.
  • Abbott, P., Dadich, A., Hosseinzadeh, H., Kang, M., Hu, W., Bourne, C., Murray, C. and Reath, J. (2013), 'Practice nurses and sexual health care : enhancing team care within general practice', Australian Family Physician, vol 42, no 10 , pp 729 - 733.
  • Jiwa, M., McManus, A. and Dadich, A. (2013), 'The impact of knowledge, attitudes and beliefs on the engagement of primary and community-based healthcare professionals in cancer care : a literature review', Current Medical Research and Opinion, vol 29, no 11 , pp 1475 - 1482.
  • Dadich, A. and Hosseinzadeh, H. (2013), 'Healthcare reform : implications for knowledge translation in primary care', BMC Health Services Research, vol 13, no 490 , pp 1 - 11.
  • Dadich, A., Jarrett, C., Sanci, L., Kang, M. and Bennett, D. (2013), 'The promise of primary health reform for youth health', Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, vol 49, no 11 , pp 887 - 890.
  • Dadich, A., Burton, S. and Soboleva, A. (2013), 'Promotion of alcohol on Twitter', Medical Journal of Australia, vol 199, no 5 , pp 327 - 329.
  • Ngune, I., Jiwa, M., Dadich, A., Lotriet, J. and Sriram, D. (2012), 'Effective recruitment strategies in primary care research : a systematic review', Quality in Primary Care, vol 20, no 2 , pp 115 - 123.
  • Dadich, A. (2012), 'Learning for the frontline : how fire-fighters integrate learnt behaviours with difficult contexts', International Journal of Learning and Change, vol 6, no 1-2 , pp 97 - 121.
  • Jarrett, C., Dadich, A., Robards, F. and Bennett, D. (2011), ''Adolescence is difficult, some kids are difficult': General practitioner perceptions of working with young people', Australian Journal of Primary Health, vol 17, no 1 , pp 54 - 59.
  • Fitzgerald, A., Eljiz, K., Dadich, A., Sloan, T. and Hayes, K. (2011), 'Health services innovation: Evaluating process changes to improve patient flow', International Journal of Healthcare Technology and Management, vol 12, no 41002 , pp 280 - 292.
  • Hunter, D., Baber, J., Hayes, K. and Dadich, A. (2011), 'How will we know brilliance in healthcare when we see it, be it say of a team, unit or individual? What sort of approach could we adopt to define and describe it?', Asia Pacific Journal of Health Management, vol 6, no 1 , pp 15 - 18.
  • Doloswala, K. and Dadich, A. (2011), 'The accidental criminal : using policy to curb illegal downloading', First Monday, vol 16, no 6 .
  • Eljiz, K., Hayes, K., Dadich, A., Fitzgerald, A., Sloan, T. and Kobilski, S. (2011), 'Can that work for us? Analysing organisational, group and individual factors for successful health services innovation', Asia Pacific Journal of Health Management, vol 6, no 2 , pp 29 - 38.
  • Spooner, C. and Dadich, A. (2010), 'Issues for sustainability of non-government organisations in the alcohol and other drugs sector', Drug and Alcohol Review, vol 29, no 1 , pp 47 - 52.
  • Dadich, A. (2010), 'Transferring knowledge to the providers and users of health and mental health services', International Journal of Learning and Change, vol 4, no 2 , pp 119 - 146.
  • Dadich, A. (2010), 'Expanding our understanding of self-help support groups for substance use issues', Journal of Drug Education, vol 40, no 2 , pp 189 - 202.
  • Dadich, A. (2010), 'From bench to bedside : methods that help clinicians use evidenced-based practice', Australian Psychologist, vol 45, no 3 , pp 197 - 211.
  • Fitzgerald, A., Dadich, A. and Sloan, T. (2010), 'Doing more with less : ways to improve patient flow in hospital settings', Asia Pacific Journal of Health Management, vol 5, no 2 , pp 36 - 46.
  • Muir, K., Fisher, K., Abello, D. and Dadich, A. (2010), ''I didn't like just sittin around all day': facilitating social and community participation among people with mental illness and high levels of psychiatric disability', Journal of Social Policy, vol 39, no 3 , pp 375 - 391.
  • Dadich, A. (2009), 'Researching community-based support networks : what policymakers should know', Journal of Community Psychology, vol 37, no 2 , pp 194 - 210.
  • Chapman, G. and Dadich, A. (2009), 'Instinct in Organisational Research: Putting it back on the Agenda', The Cambridge Business Review, , pp 253 - 259.
  • Dadich, A. (2009), 'Communicating evidence-based mental health care to service users', Australian Journal of Psychology, vol 61, no 4 , pp 199 - 210.
  • Fitzgerald, A. and Dadich, A. (2009), 'Using Visual Analytics to Improve Hospital Scheduling and Patient Flow', Journal of Theoretical and Applied Electronic Commerce Research, vol 4, no 2 , pp 20 - 30.
  • Dadich, A. and Muir, K. (2009), 'Tricks of the Trade in Community Mental Health Research: Working With Mental Health Services and Clients', Evaluation & the Health Professions, vol 32, no 1 , pp 38 - 58.
  • Fitzgerald, A. and Dadich, A. (2009), 'The I.D. system: A reliable approach to improve team performance', International Employment Relations Review, vol 15, no 2 , pp 14 - 25.
  • Dadich, A. (2008), 'What can Self-Help Support Groups offer Clinicians', Australasian Medical Journal - AMJ, vol 1, no 2 , pp 1 - 9.
  • Dadich, A. and Spooner, C. (2008), 'Evaluating playgroups: An examination of issues and options', The Australian Community Psychologist, vol 20, no 1 , pp 95 - 104.
  • Muir, K., Fisher, K., Dadich, A. and Abello, D. (2008), 'Challenging the exclusion of people with mental illness : the Mental Health Housing and Accommodation Support Initiative (HASI)', Australian Journal of Social Issues, vol 43, no 2 , pp 271 - 290.
  • Dadich, A. and Swift, W. (2008), 'The Supported Accommodation needs of People with Mental Health and Substance Use Issues: A Perspective from Service Providers', Journal of Dual Diagnosis, vol 4, no 3 , pp 260 - 272.
  • Fitzgerald, A., Dadich, A. and Lum, M. (2007), 'The Operating Theatre Gridlock: how are decisions made on emergency surgical cases', Asia Pacific Journal of Health Management, vol 2, no 3 , pp 21 - 29.
  • Dadich, A. (2007), 'Is spirituality important to young people in recovery? Insights from participants of self-help support groups', Southern Medical Journal, vol 100, no 4 , pp 422 - 425.
  • Fitzgerald, A., Dadich, A. and Fitzgerald, J. (2006), 'What can the Instinctive Drive system TM Offer the Workplace? A Wualitative Exploration', Journal of Business Systems Governance & Ethics, vol 1, no 2 , pp 29 - 46.
  • Fitzgerald, A., Lum, M. and Dadich, A. (2006), 'Scheduling unplanned surgery: a tool for improving dialogue about queue position on emergency theatre lists', Australian Health Review - Journal of the Australian Healthcare Association, vol 30, no 2 , pp 219 - 231.
  • Dadich, A. (2006), 'What can self-help support groups offer young people who experience mental health issues?', Australian Community Psychologist, vol 18, no 3 , pp 26 - 36.
  • Dadich, A. (2006), 'Self-help support groups: Adding to the toolbox of mental health care options for young men', Youth Studies Australia, vol 25, no 1 , pp 33 - 41.
  • Dadich, A. (2004), 'Self-help support groups and issues in research', International Journal of Self Help and Self Care, vol 2, no 1 , pp 41 - 55.
  • Dadich, A. (2003), 'Supporting the mental health needs of young people', Network: The Official Journal of the Australian Psychological Society College of Community Psychologists, vol 15, no 1 , pp 28 - 34.
  • Dadich, A. (2003), 'The self-help support group: A means of fostering social capital', Third Sector Review, vol 9, no 1 , pp 7 - 24.
  • Dadich, A. (2002), 'Can self-help support groups help Australian young people?', Network: The Official Journal of the Australian Psychological Society College of Community Psychologists, vol 13, no 1 , pp 17 - 28.

Conference Papers

  • Hodgins, M., Dadich, A. and Bye, J. (2018), 'How emotion promotes multidisciplinary healthcare : an examination of palliative care', Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management. International conference, Auckland, N.Z..
  • Kippist, L., Fulop, L., Dadich, A. and Smyth, A. (2018), 'How to promote brilliant renal care', Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management. International conference, Auckland, N.Z..
  • Wang, Y., Dadich, A. and Fan, Y. (2018), 'How does self-identity influence the experiences of floating populations? : an examination of the Lao Piao group in Australia', Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management. International conference, Auckland, N.Z..
  • Hammill, K., Dadich, A., Aggarwal, R., Peronchik, J., Vasquez, D. and Bejjani, C. (2018), 'A family-video to die for : bringing the family back to family-centred palliative care with VRE', Australian Consortium for Social and Political Research Incorporated. Conference, University of Sydney.
  • Symonds, T., Dadich, A., Collier, A., Hosie, A., De Bellis, A., Bevan, A. and Morgan, E. (2018), 'Video reflexive ethnography in hospital with people with dementia and delirium : can it be done?', Australian Consortium for Social and Political Research Incorporated. Conference, University of Sydney.
  • Moraby, K., Dadich, A., Elliot, C., Diamantes, M. and Hodge, K. (2018), 'How to reveal and encourage brilliant feeding care', Australian Consortium for Social and Political Research Incorporated. Conference, Sydney, NSW.
  • Hodgins, M., Dadich, A. and Bye, J. (2018), 'Blending individual and social emotions via analytical plurality', Australian Consortium for Social and Political Research Incorporated. Conference, University of Sydney.
  • Wang, Y., Dadich, A. and Fan, Y. (2017), 'What influences satisfaction with rural medical insurance in China?', Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management. International Conference, Melbourne, Vic..
  • Hodgins, M., Dadich, A. and Womsley, K. (2017), 'Using the consolidated framework for implementation research to understand clinicians' innovations', Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management. International Conference, Melbourne, Vic..
  • Dadich, A., Hodgins, M. and Collier, A. (2016), 'Video reflexive ethnography : a creative approach to understand and promote brilliant organisational experiences', Australian Consortium for Social and Political Research Incorporated. Conference, Sydney, N.S.W..
  • Hodgins, M., Dadich, A. and Collier, A. (2016), 'Negotiating access and undertaking video reflexive ethnography in a community-based palliative care setting', Australian Consortium for Social and Political Research Incorporated. Conference, Sydney, N.S.W..
  • Alshahrani, A., Dadich, A. and Klikauer, T. (2016), 'Critical success factors of knowledge management in higher education', Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management. International Conference, Brisbane, Qld..
  • Kippist, L., Dadich, A., Fulop, L., Hayes, K., Karimi, L. and Smyth, A. (2016), 'Understanding positivity in healthcare teams : a research odyssey', Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management. International Conference, Brisbane, Qld..
  • Dadich, A. and Khan, A. (2015), 'How Twitter is used to set a youth mental health agenda', Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management. International Conference, Queenstown, N.Z..
  • Hodgins, M. and Dadich, A. (2015), 'The role of positive emotion in translating knowledge to practice', Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management. International Conference , Queenstown, N.Z..
  • Dadich, A. and Khan, A. (2014), 'Tweeting our way to better youth wellbeing', Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management. International Conference, Sydney, NSW.
  • Dadich, A., Stout, B. and Hosseinzadeh, H. (2014), 'The effects associated with new public management-inspired change within juvenile justice in New South Wales', Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management. International Conference, Sydney, NSW.
  • Dadich, A., Fulop, L., Smyth, A. and Ditton, M. (2014), 'A POSH way to enhance health service management : inquiry and engagement intertwined', ACSPRI Social Science Methodology Conference, University of Sydney.
  • Dadich, A. and Olson, R. (2014), 'Interprofessional socialisation in healthcare : a POSH approach', ACSPRI Social Science Methodology Conference, University of Sydney.
  • Khan, A. and Dadich, A. (2014), 'Managing a stakeholder network? : tweet it!', Australian and New Zealand Marketing Academy. Conference, Brisbane, Qld..
  • Samaranayake, P., Dadich, A., Fitzgerald, A. and Zeitz, K. (2013), 'How to evaluate redesigned clinical processes : lessons learnt', Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management Conference, Hobart, Tas..
  • Fulop, L., Dadich, A., Ditton, M., Campbell, S., Curry, J., Eljiz, K., Fitzgerald, A., Hayes, K., Herington, C., Isouard, G., Karimi, L. and Smyth, A. (2013), 'Working on the edge : positive organisational scholarship in healthcare (POSH) and looking for what's good in healthcare', Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management Conference, Hobart, Tasmania.
  • Dadich, A. and Doloswala, K. (2013), 'Knowledge translation and organisational theory : views from the edges of scholarship', Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management Conference, Hobart, Tasmania.
  • Dadich, A. and Hosseinzadeh, H. (2012), 'Knowledge translation in general practice during an era of healthcare reform', Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management. International conference, Perth, W.A..
  • Hayes, K., Campbell, S., Curry, J., Dadich, A., Ditton, M., Eljiz, K., Fitzgerald, J., Fulop, L., Herington, C., Isouard, G., Karimi, L. and Smyth, A. (2012), 'Building a research community of practice, and researching brilliance in health care : now for something different', Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management. International conference, Perth, W.A..
  • Samaranayake, P., Hayes, K., Dadich, A. and Sloan, T. (2012), 'Computed tomography process modelling using integrated data in healthcare : model development and simulationodelling using integrated data in healthcare : model development and simulation', Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management. International conference, Perth, W.A..
  • Dadich, A. (2012), 'GP : general practitioner or general pragmatist? : the plight of management within primary healthcare', International Organisational Behaviour in Healthcare Conference, Dublin, Ireland.
  • Dadich, A., Jarrett, C., Robards, F. and Bennett, D. (2011), 'What helps and hinders GP-capacity to support young people?', 20 years strong - and now a renaissance, Contemporary TheMHS in Mental Health Services, Sydney Conference Proceedings 2010, Sydney.
  • Dadich, A., Burton, S. and Soboleva, A. (2011), 'Intoxicated on Twitter: The role of social media in the marketing of alcohol', 25th ANZAM (Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management) Conference, Wellington, NZ.
  • Evans, H., Teo, S., Dadich, A. and Wilson, I. (2011), 'Occupational stress and intention to quit of general practitioners: propositions drawn from a literature review', 25th ANZAM (Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management) Conference, Wellington, NZ.
  • Russ, H., Dadich, A. and Sloan, T. (2011), 'Memes and organisational culture: What is the relationship?', 25th ANZAM (Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management) Conference, Wellington, NZ.
  • Hauptman, O., Dadich, A., Greenhalgh, T., Chilingerian, J., Kogan, S., Litvin, S. and Lewin, A. (2011), 'What Can "Knowledge Translation" and Innovation Management Learn From Each Other? KT and Innovation Management', 2011 Academy of Management Conference, San Antonio.
  • Eljiz, K., Hayes, K., Dadich, A., Fitzgerald, A., Sloan, T. and Kobilski, S. (2010), 'Group factors influencing the diffusion of process innovations from Manufacturing to Health Settings', 7th Biennial International Conference in Organisational Behaviour in Health Care (OBHC), Mind the Gap: policy and practice in the reform of health care, Birmingham, United K.
  • Hayes, K., Dadich, A., Fitzgerald, A., Sloan, T., Eljiz, K. and Kobilski, S. (2010), 'Organisational Factors Influencing the Diffusion of Process Innovations from Manufacturing to Health Services Settings', 7th Biennial International Conference in Organisational Behaviour in Health Care (OBHC), Mind the Gap: policy and practice in the reform of health care, Birmingham, United K.
  • Eljiz, K., Dadich, A., Hayes, K., Fitzgerald, A., Sloan, T. and Kobilski, S. (2010), 'Individual Factors Influencing the Diffusion of Process Innovations from Manufacturing to Health Services Settings', 7th Biennial International Conference in Organisational Behaviour in Health Care (OBHC), Mind the Gap: policy and practice in the reform of health care, Birmingham, United K.
  • Santa Maria, J. and Dadich, A. (2010), 'How to Optimise Efficiencies within a Government Department', ANZAM Conference 2010, Adelaide.
  • Samaranayake, P., Sloan, T., Fitzgerald, A., Hayes, K. and Dadich, A. (2009), 'Continuous Improvement through the Implementation of BPR in Health Services', 10th International CINet Conference 2009, Brisbane, Australia.
  • Johnston, M., Samaranayake, P., Dadich, A. and Fitzgerald, A. (2009), 'Modelling radiology department operation using discrete event simulation', The 18th World IMACS Congress and MODSIM09 International Congress on Modelling and Simulation, Cairns, Australia.
  • Chapman, G., Dadich, A. and Sloan, T. (2009), 'Identifying Innovators in the Workplace', 23rd ANZAM Conference 2009 Sustainable Mangement and Marketing, Southbank, Melbourne.
  • Fitzgerald, A. and Dadich, A. (2008), 'Organisational-Professional Conflict in medicine', Sixth International Conference on Organisational Behaviour in Health Care, Sydney.
  • Fitzgerald, A., Dadich, A. and Lum, M. (2007), 'Innovation in the Healthcare Sector: Does a Triage Tool for Scheduling Emergency Surgical Cases Improve Decision-Making Challenges', 8th International CINet Conference, Continuous Innovation - Opportunities and Challenges, Gothenburg, Sweden.
  • Dadich, A., Fitzgerald, J. and Fitzgerald, A. (2007), 'Stress Management in the workplace: Managing human capital through the I.D. SystemTM', Managing our intellectual and social capital: Proceedings of the 21st Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management ANZAM 2007 Conference, Sydney.
  • Fitzgerald, A. and Dadich, A. (2006), 'Changing Professional Identities: The evolution of professional delineations in the healthcare sector', Management: Pragmatism, Philosophy, Priorities : Proceedings of the 20th ANZAM Conference, Rydges Capricorn Resort, Yeppoon, Queensland.
  • Fitzgerald, A., Dadich, A., Ferres, N. and Fitzgerald, J. (2006), 'The I.D. SystemTM: An improved way to enhance team performance in the workplace', 2nd International Conference for the Australasian Business and Behavioural Sciences Association (ABBSA), Adelaide, Australia.
  • Dadich, A. and Fitzgerald, A. (2006), 'When two worlds collide: Research partnerships between academia and the private sector', College of Business Research Symposium 2006, University of Western Sydney, Parramatta Campus, Rydalmere, NSW, Australia.
  • Dadich, A. and Fitzgerald, A. (2006), 'Qualitative research in the making: A practical guide to project design', ACSPRI Social Science Methodology Conference 2006, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia.
  • Dadich, A. (2006), 'How do young people with mental health issues engage in social change? An explication of participation in Self-Help Support Groups', Social Change in the 21st Century Conference, Carseldine, QLD.
  • Fitzgerald, A., Lum, M. and Dadich, A. (2005), 'How Can Human Technology Improve Decision-making Practices in Operating Rooms', 4th International Conference on the Management of Healthcare & Medical Technology, Aalborg, Denmark.

Other Publications

  • 2018, '100 Lives in Western Sydney: Presentation of Findings', Research Report
  • 2014, 'Detainee Behaviour Intervention Framework Research Programme: Part 1: Scoping Project', Research Report
  • 2012, 'GP Project: Process and Impact Evaluation', Research Report
  • 2012, 'The Impact of Knowledge, Attitudes and Beliefs on the Engagement of Primary and Community-based Healthcare Professionals in Cancer Care: A Rapid Review', Research Report
  • 2011, 'NSW Healthy Children Initiative: Social Marketing to Young People: Deliverable: Recommendations Report for Phase 2 and Phase 3', Research Report
  • 2011, 'Report for Cerebral Palsy Alliance: Evaluation of the Ignition Mentoring Program', Research Report
  • 2011, 'Instinctive Drives? Profiles: Exploring Data, Presenting Results and Expanding Horizons', Research Report
  • 2010, 'Innovative Strategies to Improve Frontline Negotiation Skills', Research Report
  • 2010, 'Evaluating an Acute Health Care Redesign Program to Improve the Patient Journey', Research Report
  • 2009, 'Health Management Innovation: Improving Efficiencies in the Emergency Department Via the Modelling of Work Processes', Research Report
  • 2008, 'Can the Instinctive Drives System Facilitate the Management of Occupational Stress?', Research Report

Current Projects

Title: Media Discourse on E-Cigarettes
Funder:
  • National Heart Foundation of Australia (non ACRG)
Western Researchers: Suzan Burton, Ann Dadich, Francine Garlin and Alena Soboleva
Years: 2019-09-16 - 2019-12-16
ID: P00026091
Title: The Marketing and Sale of E-Cigarettes
Funder:
  • Heart Foundation of Australia (NSW Division)
Western Researchers: Suzan Burton and Ann Dadich
Years: 2018-08-01 - 2019-12-30
ID: P00025213
Title: Safe and high quality palliative care in the acute hospital: A study to understand what it takes to deliver BRILLIANT care at the end of life
Funder:
  • The Hospital Research Foundation
Western Researchers: Ann Dadich
Years: 2018-09-03 - 2019-12-30
ID: P00025747

Previous Projects

Title: Undertaking evaluation of the Youth Health Resource Kit
Funder:
  • NSW Kids and Families
Western Researchers: Ann Dadich
Years: 2015-05-04 - 2015-12-31
ID: P00022771
Title: Young and Well Cooperative Research Centre - YAWCRC - Transforming communities and institutions: Young people sharing experiences to promote understanding and inclusion
Funder:
  • Department of Industry, Innovation and Science (CRC)
Western Researchers: Amanda Third, Ann Dadich, Neil Hall and Louise Crabtree
Years: 2012-09-01 - 2016-06-30
ID: P00021662
Title: Feasibility study of research methods to capture lifestyle choices among young people
Funder:
  • The Cancer Council NSW
  • University of Western Sydney
Western Researchers: Ann Dadich, Daniela Spanjaard, Francine Garlin and Nicole Stegemann
Years: 2013-10-10 - 2016-07-18
ID: P00021694
Title: The evaluation of detainee behaviour intervention framework
Funder:
  • Department of Justice NSW
Western Researchers: Ann Dadich and Brian Stout
Years: 2012-08-02 - 2014-04-01
ID: P00020603
Title: Young and Well Cooperative Research Centre - YAWCRC - Mapping digital inclusion and exclusion: Understanding technologies to improve digital inclusion for vulnerable young people [via Murdoch Uni]
Funder:
  • Department of Industry, Innovation and Science (CRC)
Western Researchers: Amanda Third and Ann Dadich
Years: 2013-01-01 - 2016-06-30
ID: P00021358
Title: Implementing smoking cessation support for cancer patients in NSW: A feasibility study [via Uni Newcastle - Hunter Cancer Research Alliance - no funding to UWS]
Funder:
  • Cancer Institute NSW
Western Researchers: Ann Dadich
Years: 2014-10-01 - 2015-09-30
ID: P00022469
Title: Development of an implementation science community of practice and education program [via USYD - Sydney Catalyst - no funding to UWS]
Funder:
  • Cancer Institute NSW
Western Researchers: Ann Dadich
Years: 2014-10-01 - 2015-09-30
ID: P00022470
Title: 100 Lives in Western Sydney
Funder:
  • Department of Family and Community Services
  • Western Sydney Local Health District
  • The Sydney Children's Hospitals Network (Randwick and Westmead)
  • Department of Education (NSW)
  • WentWest Limited
  • University of Western Sydney
  • NSW Department of Premier and Cabinet
Western Researchers: Ann Dadich, Susan Evans, Kenny Lawson and Brian Stout
Years: 2016-06-15 - 2018-02-15
ID: P00024402
Title: Knowledge translation within youth health services
Funder:
  • University of Western Sydney
  • NSW Department of Health
Western Researchers: Ann Dadich
Years: 2009-09-30 - 2011-12-27
ID: P00017212
Title: Translating 'proportionate universal healthcare' into meaningful service system design to achieve outcomes for families with young children
Funder:
  • University of Western Sydney
  • South Western Sydney Local Health District
  • Southern NSW Local Health District
Western Researchers: Lynn Kemp, Virginia Schmied, Ann Dadich and Kenny Lawson
Years: 2017-02-01 - 2018-01-31
ID: P00023593
Title: Innovative Strategies to Improve Frontline Negotiation Skills
Funder:
  • VMP Pty Ltd
Western Researchers: Ann Dadich
Years: 2009-05-04 - 2013-06-30
ID: P00017113
Title: Brilliance in evidence-based palliative care
Funder:
  • The Agency for Clinical Innovation
Western Researchers: Ann Dadich
Years: 2015-05-11 - 2017-11-10
ID: P00022522
Title: NSW Healthy Children Initiative: Social Marketing to Young People - Implementation of Phase 1
Funder:
  • Health Administration Corporation
Western Researchers: Philippa Collin, Suzan Burton, Kathy Tannous and Ann Dadich
Years: 2011-10-10 - 2012-02-27
ID: P00020483
Title: Open Disclosure research and indicator development, including the '100 patient stories project' [via UTS]
Funder:
  • Department of Health (non ACRG)
Western Researchers: Ann Dadich, Terry Sloan, Anneke Fitzgerald and Ross Chapman
Years: 2009-07-14 - 2010-03-30
ID: P00017213
Title: Evidence-based mechanisms to accelerate improvements, innovations and adoption in beef businesses and regions
Funder:
  • Beef CRC Limited
Western Researchers: Terry Sloan and Ann Dadich
Years: 2009-07-01 - 2012-06-30
ID: P00017214
Title: Process and an impact evaluation of resources and training programs developed in the NSW STI Programs Unit General Practice Project
Funder:
  • NSW Department of Health
Western Researchers: Ann Dadich, Jennifer Reath, Wendy Hu and Penny Abbott
Years: 2011-01-11 - 2012-12-30
ID: P00019630
Title: Planning and Evaluating a Youth Skin Cancer Prevention Strategy - Phase One
Funder:
  • The Cancer Council NSW
Western Researchers: Daniela Spanjaard, Ann Dadich, Francine Garlin and Nicole Stegemann
Years: 2012-05-01 - 2013-06-30
ID: P00021028

Supervision

Associate Professor Dadich is available to be a principal supervisor for doctoral projects

Current Supervision

Thesis Title: Occupational Stress in Medical Students and Doctors
Field of Research:
Thesis Title: How `Meme' Management can effect Individual Fulfilment and Corporate Success in Non-profit Organisations within Australia and the Unites States
Field of Research:
Thesis Title: Optimisation of Hospital Processes: An International Comparison of the Application of Innovative Techniques for Knowledge Transfer
Field of Research:
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Field of Research:

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