Comment & analysis

LUMS researchers provide opinion and expert analysis of today's key issues.
A bit more evidence on pay below the living wage 24/02/15

A bit more evidence on pay below the living wage

Geraint Johnes talks about the living wage and the groups of people who are not earning it.

Greece will stay in the euro – for now 24/02/15

Greece will stay in the euro – for now

Greece has been saved from expulsion for now but it would be unwise to speculate on how long its euro membership can continue, says John Whittaker in The Conversation.

Tackling youth unemployment 24/02/15

Tackling youth unemployment

Geraint Johnes talks about youth unemployment and the labour market in a blog post for the Work Foundation.

Living in a collaborative world: implications for HR operating models 13/02/15

Living in a collaborative world: implications for HR operating models

In an opinion piece for CIPD, Paul Sparrow discusses how HR needs to adapt to a world where collaboration and partnerships between organisations are the norm.

View article on the CIPD website
Creating a vision employees connect with 13/02/15

Creating a vision employees connect with

In an opinion piece in HR Magazine, Professor Cary Cooper says that connecting with employees is the soul of effective engagement. 

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The dark side of digital work: how technology is making us less productive 06/02/15

The dark side of digital work: how technology is making us less productive

Writing in the New Statesman, Monideepa Tarafdar says that the more time and effort we spend keeping on top of ever-changing applications and struggling to swim through gluts of information, the less productive we are at work.

View article on the New Statesman website