CPHR news

We need HR for a horizontal world 30/01/15

We need HR for a horizontal world

Writing in HR Magazine, Paul Sparrow says that if HR wants to build and retain a reputation as a vital function then it must embrace horizontal management strategies and build cross-functional skills.

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Engagement programmes have had no impact on wellbeing 26/01/15

Engagement programmes have had no impact on wellbeing

HR Magazine reports a speech by Professor Cary Cooper at the second Why Mental Health Matters conference in London. "My studies have shown that virtually all employee happiness areas have got worse since 2007," said Cooper.

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Performance-related pay in the public sector 15/12/14

Performance-related pay in the public sector

LUMS professors from the Department of Economics and the Centre for Performance-Led HR formed an advisory expert group for research undertaken by The Work Foundation for the Office for Manpower Economics. The final report can be downloaded from The Work Foundation's website.

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This much I know: Professor Sir Cary Cooper 27/11/14

This much I know: Professor Sir Cary Cooper

The Chartered Management Institute profiles Lancaster’s Cary Cooper, who describes his progress from social worker in Los Angeles to leading academic in the UK.

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Do we need HR? How the function has developed 18/11/14

Do we need HR? How the function has developed

In an opinion piece in HR Magazine, Paul Sparrow describes some of the themes of the latest book to come out of Lancaster's Centre for Performance-Led HR.

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Knighthood for LUMS professor 12/11/14

Knighthood for LUMS professor

Cary Cooper, Distinguished Professor of Organisational Psychology, has been knighted for his services to social science.