Researcher biography

Kim Peters gained a Masters in Organisational Psychology and a Ph.D. in Social Psychology at the University of Melbourne, and is a Lecturer in Organisational Psychology at The University of Queensland. Kim's work focuses on the cognitive and motivational determinants of effective communication and leadership and she has worked closely with many organisations in Australia and internationally (e.g., QLD Department of Justice, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, the Royal Marines and the Royal College of Surgeons) to design workplaces that are motivating and effective. Her research has been published in top journals in the discipline, including the Journal of Management, Journal of Personality and Social Psychology and Psychological Bulletin.