Research World Café


The research centre recently held a school-wide forum using the World Café format to bring together the different and diverse research ideas and interests of the staff members. The aim of the forum was to determine where researchers whose research didn’t quite match the centre’s main groups could fit in and perhaps establish a new […]

HR Forum


On the 13th of March, 2018, the Centre hosted an HR Forum inviting practitioners from various organisations to attend and discuss the outcomes of the first phase of the CIPD funded research on employee voice. Instead of merely disseminating our findings in front of a PowerPoint, it was decided that we would use a World […]

Contextualising Good Work after the Taylor Review


The Taylor Review of Modern Working Practices has become a cornerstone for a renewed focus on job quality within the UK. Even if, for some odd reason, you have been actively seeking to lower your job quality in the past couple of years, you will have been hard pressed to avoid hearing about the report […]

Gathering perspectives on Good Work – A Q methodological approach


Work can occupy most of our waking hours, it can provide us with money, it can give us a sense of purpose, and it can show that you are a willing and contributing member of society. Not only that, but the quality of your work can of course have a substantial impact on your health and well-being. This job quality approach as […]

Launch of Engage for Success East Midlands Regional Group


Engage for Success and Nottingham Business School are pleased to announce the launch of the Engage for Success Employee Engagement East Midlands Regional Group. Date: 27th November 2018 Venue: Nottingham Conference Centre The aim of the day is to provide a space for academics and organisations to learn and inspire each other to improve employee […]

Good Work and Engaging Employees: From Evidence to Practice


What does good work look like? What are the barriers to producing good work? Insight from the East Midlands. Key Note Speaker: Matthew Taylor (Chief Executive, Royal Society of Arts) Tuesday, 18th September 2018, 9.30am – 4pm. Nottingham Conference Centre. Book here Drawing on leading researchers from NTU’s Centre of People, Work, and Organisational Practice […]