Development of a questionnaire for a longitudinal study on the social and economic participation of people with disabilities
The aim of this project was to undertake the developmental process for a questionnaire for the first wave of a longitudinal survey. This report outlines the four stage questionnaire development process.
It is of utmost importance to identify factors which lead to poor management in Lean construction activities. This paper proposes that lack of ‘top management support’, ‘misperception about Lean practices’, and ‘lack of information sharing and integrated change control’ are the top three barriers for...
Lean awareness in Australian construction: investigating the extent of Lean adoption across Australian construction sectors
The purpose and aim of this paper is to quantitatively explore the presence, extent and awareness of lean construction principles within the Australian construction industry, as a point of reference for further study into adoption and implementation rates.
Improved wellbeing or distress? Measuring the impacts of participation in a COVID-19 survey on participant wellbeing
For many throughout the world, the COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in drastic changes to life and social circumstances through health concerns related to the fear of infection with coronavirus, the negative impact of physical distancing measures and economic upheaval. For these reasons, COVID-19-related research has...
This paper provides an overview of the options for, and challenges of, conducting legal needs surveys in Australia. It highlights the factors which must be taken into account when designing a cost-effective survey to support the delivery of effective legal assistance services.
This report summarises a national survey of voters’ attitudes to population growth, immigration, and cultural and economic change run by The Australian Population Research Institute in 2018.
This paper describes and tries to reconcile trends in alternative work arrangements in the United States using data from the Contingent Worker Survey supplements to the Current Population Survey (CPS) for 1995 to 2017, the 2015 RAND-Princeton Contingent Work Survey (CWS), and administrative tax data...
The latest Australian Values Study from ANU and the Social Research Centre suggests younger Australians may be more willing to flirt with authoritarianism than prior generations. Study co-author, Jill Sheppard, speaks with Linda Mottram.
Since 1981, the World Values Survey has tracked changes in the values and beliefs of citizens in 97 countries, including Australia. These surveys have identified considerable change in what people want out of life and what they believe.
The Swinburne National Technology and Society Monitor provides an annual ‘snapshot’ of public perceptions of technological change. Each year it includes an in-depth focus on one particular technology: this year the focus is on stem cell research. The Monitor is based on a national survey...