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Social scientists who wish to drive policy should 'think big' 26/02/15

Social scientists who wish to drive policy should 'think big'

Professor Cary Cooper is interviewed in Times Higher Education about how academics developing social sciences careers should seek to make an “impact” on policymaking.

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Illuminating the ‘dark side’ of IT 17/02/15

Illuminating the ‘dark side’ of IT

Research by Professor Monideepa Tarafdar and colleagues, published in MIT Sloan Management Review, reveals the unforeseen consequences of over-reliance on technology.

Supporting health and social care workers 16/02/15

Supporting health and social care workers

A Lancaster University Management School project will help health and social care workers professionally in the light of the demands of an ageing population.

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.

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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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Whistleblowing: Removing the wilful blindfold 06/02/15

Whistleblowing: Removing the wilful blindfold

HR Magazine features research led by Professor Mike West that finds that the priorities of NHS Trust meetings have a direct correlation to patient care.

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