Change Management Expert,
Professor, Faculty of Management,
Sprott School of Business, Carleton University
In the past decade, Dr.
Linda Duxbury has completed majors study on Balancing Work
and Family in the public, private Sectors and not for profit
sectors; HR and Work-family Issues in the Small Business Sector;
Management Support (What is it and Why does it Matter?); Career
Development in the Public Sector and in the High Tech Sector;
generational differences in work values. Dr. Duxbury also conducts
research which evaluates the organizational and individual impacts
of E-mail, portable offices, cellular telephones, blackberry's,
telework, flexible work arrangements, shiftwork and change
management and studying what makes a "supportive" manager. She has
completed three national studies (1991, 2001, 2012) on work-life
balance in which over 70,000 Canadian employees participated. She
is currently conducting a national study looking at issues
associated with balancing work and caregiving as well as a research
project evaluating the sustainability of policing in Canada.
Dr. Duxbury has published widely in
both the academic and practitioner literatures in the area of
work-family conflict, change management, supportive work
environments, stress, telework, the use and impact of office
technology, managing the new workforce and supportive management.
She has also given over 350 plenary talks on these issues to
public, private and not for profit sector audiences.
Dr. Duxbury is also an accomplished
trainer and speaker in the area of supportive work environments,
work-life balance, managing the new workforce, recruitment and
retention, change management, gender and communication and the