Comment & analysis

LUMS researchers provide opinion and expert analysis of today's key issues.
How did the pollsters get it all so remarkably wrong? 24/02/15

How did the pollsters get it all so remarkably wrong?

Geraint Johnes examines the General Election campaigns and results.

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.

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Gas will replace oil in the UK – with or without fracking 06/02/15

Gas will replace oil in the UK – with or without fracking

Fracking might be unpopular with the public and many politicians but gas is still a good bet, says Mark Shackleton, writing in The Conversation.