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Dr Matthew Carter

 

Work & Organisational Psychology Group

Matthew Carter

Dr Matthew Carter is a Senior Research Fellow with a background in Work & Organisational Psychology with extensive experience in quantitative methodology gained from coordinating the NHS National Staff Survey, in conjunction with the organisational sponsor the Care Quality Commission, between 2003 and 2011.

Matthew coordinated the survey delivery process and this included the design and development of the questionnaire tool, production of resources used in the survey, liaison with NHS trusts and survey contractors during the fieldwork process, monitor fieldwork and produce regular feedback on progress, collation and analysis of large datasets, and the production of trust feedback reports for all NHS trusts and national reporting.

More recently, Matthew has been involved with a mixed method (quantitative and qualitative) project with researchers from the Aston Research Centre for Healthy Ageing (ARCHA) which is examining the health and well-being of older adults entering residential care (see: http://www.aston.ac.uk/lhs/research/centres-facilities/archa/extracare-project/).  

Position: Senior Research Fellow 

Phone: +44(0)121 204 3056 Email: m.r.carter@aston.ac.uk Room: SW716

  • 2002 PhD. University of Aston, Work & Organisational Psychology Group, Aston University
  • 1997 MSc People Management and Business Administration, Aston University
  • 1996 BSc (Hons) Combined Honours: Business Administration and Psychology, Aston University
  • 2007 - to date Senior Research Fellow, Work & Organisational Psychology Group, Aston University
  • Project Manager National NHS Staff Survey and Team-Based Working in the NHS research projects
  • 2003 - 2007 Research Fellow, Work & Organisational Psychology Group, Aston Business School
  • 2002 - 2003 Research Assiciate (PT), Work & Organisational Psychology Group, Aston Business School
  • 2002 - 2003 Research Associate (PT), Management Centre, Kings College London
  • 2001 - 2002 Data Analyst (PT), Organisational Studies, Aston Business School
  • 1998 - 2002 Course Tutor, Organisational Studies, Aston Business School
  • BED103, Qualitative & Quantitative Research Design and Analysis
  • BH3392, Learning, Training and Development in Organisations
  • BHM330, Research Methods in HRM & OB
  • BHM351, Learning & Talent Development
  • BHM353, Research Methods in HRM and OB
  • BHM356, Workplace Design & Health
  • BHM364, Quantitative Methods Workshop
  • BHMPROJ, Masters Project
  • BUP100, Undergraduate Placement Assessment
  • XPBA01, Placement
Human Resource Management (with particular reference to the effectiveness of training), workplace performance, and work-related stress.
  • Extracare - Does the ExtraCare approach give positive outcomes for healthy ageing which result in measurable care cost savings? (with Carol Holland (PI) and other from the Aston Research Centre for Healthy Ageing (ARCHA)).
  •  Network Rail – Review of Network Rail’s provision of welfare facilities for track based workers policy and practices (with Yves Guillaume and Judy Scully – this has been agreed in principle and we are waiting on the contracts to be signed by Network Rail. It’s a small 6mth project.)    
  • Nick Keca (with Joanne Lyubovnikova) 
  • Graduate Member, British Psychological Society.
  • Graduate Member, Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development.
 Articles in Academic Journals
  • West, M. A., Borrill, C. S., Dawson, J. F., Scully, J. W., Carter, M. R., Anelay, S., Patterson, M. & Waring, J. (2002) The link between the management of employees and patient mortality in acute hospitals. International Journal of Human Resource Management 13(8) pp. 1299-1310.
  • West, M. A., Guthrie, J. P., Dawson, J. F., Borrill, C. S. & Carter, M. R. (2006) Reducing patient mortality in hospitals: The role of human resource management. Journal of Organisational Behavior, 27 pp. 983-1002.

Official Reports

  • West, M. A., Carter, M. R., Dawson, J. F., Dunckley, M. Richardson, J. & Srivastrava, N (2008) Team-Based Working in the NHS. Birmimgham: Aston Business School.
  • West, M. A., Borrill, C. S., Carter, M. R., Scully, J. W., Dawson, J. F. & Richter, A. W. (2005) Working together: Employee involvement in organisational performance in the NHS. Birmingham:Aston Business School.
  • West, M. A., Fisher, G. K., Carter, M.K., Gould, V. B. & Scully, J. W. (2005) Rewarding customer service? Report to Institute of Customer Service and Chartered Institute of Personal Development. Birmingham: Aston Business School.

Research Projects Worked On

  • 2006 - to date Team-Based Working in the NHS (Dept of Health)
  • 2003 - to date National NHS Staff Survey (Healthcare Commision)
  • 2004 RSPCA Staff Survey
  • 2002 Link between Staff and Patient satisfaction (Dept of Health)
  • 2001-2004 Staff Involvement and organisational performance in the NHS (Dept of Health)
  • 2002-2003 The development and dissemination of evidence-based Human Resource Management in the NHS (Dept of Health)
  • 2001-2002 Clinical Governance Review-Staff survey (Commission for Health Improvement)
  • 1999-2001 Link between People Management and organisational performance in the NHS (Dept of Health)
 

Conference Presentations

  •  Karakitapoðlu-Aygün, Z., Litchfield, R., Gumusluoglu., L., Carter, M., Hirst, G. Euram. “When does team identity strengthen team innovative behavior? The roles of reflexivity and interdependence. Valencia, Spain (June 2014).
  •  Carter, M., Karakitapoðlu-Aygün, Z., Gumusluoglu., L., Litchfield, R., Hirst, G. Academy of Management Annual Meeting. "Connecting the Dots from Team Innovation to Performing Managerial Objectives." Lake Buena Vista (Orlando), FL. USA (August 2013).
  •  Lyubovnikova, J.. Carter, M., Dawson, J., Jerzembek, G., MacCurtain, S,. McCarthy, I., Topakas, A., West, M., MacMahon, J. British Academy of Management Conference, “Ensuring Quality and Safety in healthcare Delivery: The role of Teamwork and organisational Climate” Cardiff University, Cardiff, UK (September 2012).
  • Carter, M., Fear, W., British Academy of Management Conference, "Quality and patient mortality in NHS hospitals: Is the strength of climate for quality linked to mortality?," Aston University, Birmingham, UK. (September 2011).
  • Carter, M., Dunckley, M., Qualitative Research in Psychology (QMiP) Conference, "Team-based working in NHS Trusts," Nottingham University, UK. (August 2010).
  • Linking learning climate, motivation, and performance in the British healthcare context. Accepted for presentation at the 4th Australian Industrial & Organisational Psychology Conference. Sydney Australia, June 2001.
  • Maximising training motivation: The role of role stressors, supervisor support and self-efficacy. Accepted for presentation at the 5th Australian Indutrial & Organisational Psychology Conference. Melbourne Australia, June 2003.
  • The link between training and appraisal practices and patient mortality: the role of HR director. Accepted fror presentation at the Academy of Management Annual Meeting. Seattle USA, August 2003.
  • The relationship between Human Resource Management practices and organizational performance: The contribution of staff training. Accepted for presentation at the 11th European Congress on Work and Organizational Psychology. Lisbon Portugal, May 2003.

 

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