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Current Events

Date Time Room Speaker Title
17th April 2018 6PM-7.45PM BE0.53 Claire Fox, Save the children Work-Life Symbiosis – getting the most out of work and life
2nd May 2018 1PM-2PM BE2.47 Catherine Casey, Loughborough University TBC
16th May 2018 1PM-2PM BE2.47 Hans De Witte, KU Leuven TBC
6th June 2018 1PM-2PM TBC Martin Gubler, Schwyz University of Teacher Education Views on career success across the globe – Insights from the 5C project
20th June 201 1PM-2PM TBC James Wickham, Trinity College Dublin (formerly) TBC

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Past Events

Date Speaker Title
8th March 2017 Penny Dick, University of Sheffield Meet the editor: On the experience of publishing in academia
22nd March 2017 Clive Trusson, Loughborough University The contribution of ICTs to the management and control of organizational professional work: observations from a study of IT service professionals
24th April 2017 Hans De Witte, KU Leuven Job Insecurity: a challenge or hindrance stressor?
14th August 2017 Kerry Young, Writer Writing workshop
25th October 2017 Ilke Inceoglu, University of Exiter Leadership behaviour and well-being. A review
1st November 2017 Sarah Brooks, Lecturer at Sheffield Researching Voice and Silence in the UK Police Service
15th November 2017 Adrian Wilkinson, Griffith University 4* journal publications
29th November 2017 Peter Ackers, Loughborough University Life-writing as Historical Social Science – putting people back in? Some exploratory thoughts
19th February 2018 - CIPD Event: Dignity at Work

Christine Coupland and Donald Hislop are collaborating with academics at Griffith University, Brisbane, on an edited book, to be titled, 'Professionals Under Pressure' (Edward Elgar).

Donald Hislop collaborated with Petra Bosch-Sijtsema (Chalmers University, Gothenburg) on special themed section of the journal New Technology, Work and Employment on mobile technologies and the work-life boundary.

Andrew Rothwell has co-authoreda book with Cooray D., Herbert I., Lambert S., Rothwell A., Stephen D., (2014), Transforming the Finance Function: Talent Management for World-class Performance in Offshore Business Service Centres, Best practice in Sri Lanka, London, Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, Sri Lanka Association of Software and Service companies (SLASSCOM).

Dan Sage, Lise Justensen (Copenhagen Business School), Kjell Tryggestad (Copenhagen Business School), Jan Mouristen (Copenhagen Business School) and Andrew Dainty are working on a collaborative project on the organisational geographies of wildlife management in infrastructure construction.

Alistair Cheyne is currently a Visiting Fellow at Griffith University in Brisbane, Australia, where he is presenting seminars to colleagues in the schools of Management and Psychology, and establishing collaborative contacts. He is a regular visitor to the Faculty of Psychology at the University of Valencia and has enjoyed many years of collaboration and publication with Amapro Oliver and Jose Tomás.  The collaboration on this research theme is being expanded to include Nick Turner (University of Manitoba). He has been awarded funds from the European Association of Work and Organisational Psychology to organise a Small Group Meeting in Santiago de Compostela, involving colleagues from across Europe, including Orenburg State University (Russian Federation), Göteborg University (Sweden) and ISCTE - Lisbon University Institute (Portugal).

Organising Roles:

Christine Coupland: co-organizer of the BAM Special Interest Group on Identity, 2013 and 2014.

Donald Hislop: convenor of subtheme on mobile technology and the work-life boundary at EGOS 2012, Helsinki

Donald Hislop: convenor of subtheme on Knowledge Management and  Information Systems at CMS 2009, Warwick

Donald Hislop: chair of a symposium on Unlearning and Forgetting at Academy of Management Conference, Orlando, 2013

Donald Hislop was a co-convenor of a conference stream on mobile technology use in work at the 2008 European Group for Organization Studies conference in Amsterdam

Christine Coupland is an Associate Editor for the Scandinavian Journal of Managementon and is on the editorial boards of Organization Studies and the Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology.

Donald Hislop is on the editorial boards of Work, Employment and Society and New Technology, Work and Society.

Ray Randall is a consulting editor for the Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology and a member of the BPS, Division of Occupational Psychology Training Committee.

John Arnold is a consulting editor with four leading journals: Journal of Occupational and Organizational PsychologyJournal of Vocational BehaviorHuman Relations, and Organizational Psychology Review.

Donald Hislop is on the Editorial Advisory Board of New Technology, Work and Employment.