Adelaide Business School
Faculty of Arts, Business, Law and Economics
Eligible to supervise Masters and PhD - email supervisor to discuss availability.
Dr Valerie Caines holds a Doctor of Philosophy (Management/OB) from the Australian National University, Canberra. She joined the University of Adelaide in February 2022. Prior to joining University of Adelaide, she worked at Flinders University (South Australia) and has had a long career in the private sector in senior HR Executive roles and Management Consulting.She is a Certified Practitioner with the Australian Human Resources Institute and is devoted to the HR profession and HR practitioner education.
Val is currently the Head of Discipline for Management in the Adelaide Business School.
Val is focussed on making ageing at work a positive experience for both individuals and organisations. She is affiliated with the Work and Ageing Research Network (WARN) located at the Australian National University. Her program of research focuses on older workers, mature entrepreneurship, retirement transitions, and employee development in late career.
Date Position Institution name 2019 - 2021 Lecturer, Management Flinders University 2011 - 2019 Lecturer HRM (casual/contract) Flinders University
Date Institution name Country Title 2018 Australian National University Australia Doctor of Philosophy (Management/OB) University of South Australia Australia Bachelor of Management (Honours) University of South Australia Australia Bachelor of Management (Employee Relations)
Date Title Institution name Country 2021 Certified Academic Australian Human Resource Institute Australia
Year Citation 2023 Caines, V., & Treuren, G. J. M. (2023). The importance of external social support for workplace-related stress as we grow older. Australasian Journal on Ageing, 8 pages.
2022 Melville, A., Caines, V., & Walker, M. (2022). The grey zone: the implications of the ageing legal profession in Australia. Legal Ethics, 24(2), 141-170.
2020 Caines, V. D., Crane, M. F., Noone, J., Griffin, B., Datta, S., & Earl, J. K. (2020). Older workers: Past, present and future. Australian Journal of Management, 45(3), 425-448.
DOI Scopus8 WoS7
2019 Caines, V., Earl, J. K., & Bordia, P. (2019). Corrigendum: Self-employment in later life: How future time perspective and social support influence self-employment interest (Front. Psychol. 10, 448, (2019) 10.3389/fpsyg.2019.00448). Frontiers in Psychology, 10(AUG), 1 page.
DOI Scopus8 WoS1 Europe PMC1
2019 Caines, V., Caines, V. D., Earl, J. K., & Bordia, P. (2019). Self-employment in later life: How future time perspective and social support influence self-employment interest. Frontiers in Psychology, 10(MAR), 13 pages.
DOI Scopus17 WoS26 Europe PMC4
2018 Garcia, P. R. J. M., Bordia, P., Restubog, S. L. D., & Caines, V. (2018). Sleeping with a broken promise: the moderating role of generativity concerns in the relationship between psychological contract breach and insomnia among older workers. Journal of Organizational Behavior, 39(3), 326-338.
DOI Scopus37 WoS38
Year Citation 2022 Henderson, R., & Caines, V. (2022). Factors influencing successful working from home during the COVID-19 pandemic: An ICT employees’ perspective. In Not yet published. Gold Coast, Australia. 2022 Caines, V. (2022). Why is letting go so hard to do: A Conceptual Model of Resistance to Retirement. In The Future of Ageing Well. Adelaide, South Australia. 2021 Caines, V., & Treuren, G. (2021). HR Managers as leaders through paradoxical tensions and toxin handlers: A study of two aged-care organisations in the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic. In 34th Annual Australian & New Zealand Academy of Management Conference. Virtual format. 2021 Caines, V. (2021). Preparing students to work in a pandemic and Industry 4.0: A model for teaching interpersonal skills in undergraduate business degrees. In 34th Annual Australian & New Zealand Academy of Management Conference. Virtual format. 2020 Feakes, A., & Caines, V. (2020). Does Context Matter? Factorial and Measurement (Non-) Invariance Of McGee Et Al.’s Entrepreneurial Self-Efficacy Scale - In Age and Culturally Diverse Cohorts. In https://acereconference.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/ACERE2020-Program-V6-Post-Conference-WEB.pdf. Adelaide, Australia. 2019 Melville, A., & Caines, V. (2019). The Grey Zone: The Perspectives of Aging Lawyers Towards Retirement. In Linking generations in global justice. Spain. 2015 Fordham, K., Fisher, G. B., & Caines, V. (2015). Internal auditor’s commitment issues: the mediating effects of training effectiveness and career growth opportunities. In 29th ANZAM Conference (Managing for Peak Performance). Queenstown, New Zealand. 2011 Caines, V., & Bordia, P. (2011). Exploring Organisation Image in the Public Sector: Toward an Employee Value Proposition for Engineers and Technical Officers. In 25th Annual Australian New Zealand Academy of Management Conference. Wellington, New Zealand. 2010 Caines, V., & Bordia, P. (2010). Recruiting Older Workers: The Implications of Generativity on Organisation Attraction. In 24th Annual Australian New Zealand Academy of Management Conference. Adelaide.
Year Citation 2023 Chiu, C., Perera, S., & Caines, V. (2023). Are Older Colleagues More Trustable? The Interactive Effect of Employee Relational Age and Voice Behaviour on Coworker Trust and Task Performance. Poster session presented at the meeting of CEPAR (ARC Centre of Excellence in Population Ageing Research) International Conference:Population Ageing: Causes, Consequences and Responses. University of New South Wales. 2022 Caines, V. (2022). Slowly fading away: Toward an understanding of retirement resistance through the lens of the Australian legal profession. Poster session presented at the meeting of 35th ANZAM Conference. Gold Coast, Australia. 2022 Caines, V., Mooney, A., & Bastiaans, M. (2022). Smooth Transitions to a Successful Retirement. Poster session presented at the meeting of 55th Australian Association of Gerontology Conference. 2021 Treuren, G., & Caines, V. (2021). External social support, work-life conflict and stress. Poster session presented at the meeting of 34th Annual Australian & New Zealand Academy of Management Conference. Virtual Format. 2017 Caines, V., & Bordia, P. (2017). Too old to be enterprising? The role of social support and age norms in developing an interest in self-employment in later-life.. Poster session presented at the meeting of APS 12th Industrial and Organisational Psychology Conference. Sydney, Australia. 2016 Balan, P., Lindsay, N., Lindsay, W., Price, B., & Caines, V. (2016). SeniorPreneurs: Building a network for older entrepreneurs in Australia. Poster session presented at the meeting of 2016 ACERE Conference. Gold Coast, Australia. 2016 Caines, V., & Bordia, P. (2016). Older entrepreneurs: The Role of Support in developing Self-employment Interest and Goals. Poster session presented at the meeting of 2016 ACERE Conference. 2016 Caines, V., & Manoharan, A. (2016). Cultural determinants of the retirement intentions of Indian and Chinese immigrants in Australia: A conceptual model. Poster session presented at the meeting of Under New Management Innovating for sustainable and just futures 30th ANZAM Conference. 2015 Garcia, P., Bordia, P., Restubog, S. S., & Caines, V. (2015). Sleeping with a broken promise: Linking contract breach with insomnia. Poster session presented at the meeting of 30th Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology Conference. 2015 Caines, V., & Bordia, P. (2015). Future time perspective and interest in self-employment for older workers: The mediating role of self-efficacy. Poster session presented at the meeting of 29th ANZAM Conference (Managing for Peak Performance). 2014 Garcia, P., Bordia, P., Restubog, S. S., & Caines, V. (2014). Does psychological contract breach hurt older workers’ well-being? The role of generativity.. Poster session presented at the meeting of 74th Meeting of the Academy of Management.
2023 ABLE Advanced Engagement grant - $4830
Current Higher Degree by Research Supervision (University of Adelaide)
Date Role Research Topic Program Degree Type Student Load Student Name 2023 Co-Supervisor Examining the Impact of Leaders' Energy Levels on Inclusive Behaviour Towards Employees with Autism. Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Cecilia Tournour
Other Supervision Activities
Date Role Research Topic Location Program Supervision Type Student Load Student Name 2021 - 2022 Principal Supervisor The Influence of Emotional Intelligence on the Leadership Style of Young Managers in the Fast-Food Sector Flinders University Bachelor of Management Honours Honours Part Time Jessica Zadow 2021 - 2022 Principal Supervisor An Examination of the Factors Influencing Successful Working From Home during COVID-19 among ICT Professionals Flinders University Bachelor of Management Honours Honours Part Time Ryan Henderson
Date Role Membership Country 2022 - ongoing Member Australian Association of Gerontology Australia 2021 - ongoing Member Centre for Evidence-Based Management Netherlands 2010 - ongoing Member Australian & New Zealand Academy of Management Australia 1992 - ongoing Member Australian Human Resource Institute Australia
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