Work, Employment And Organisation

Organisational unit: Department

Organisation profile

The Department has an established reputation for research which is theory-led and policy relevant. Our main area of activity is in employment studies which was named as one of the main areas of the Strathclyde Business School's strengths in the UK-wide 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF). The Business School was rated 10th best in the UK for business and management research with a joint 1st rating for ‘research environment’ and 3rd highest for research impact.

We aim to make our research relevant to a number of different stakeholders, including government, employers, trade unions, the third sector and professional bodies such as the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD). Our staff hold prominent editorships of international journals; we take a lead in the organisation of international conferences; and work with international institutions and organisations in collaborative research networks and projects.

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  1. The Future of Work in Scotland: Mapping the Landscape

    Activity: OtherTypes of Business and Community - To be assigned

  2. Bristol University Press (Publisher)

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial workEditorial board member

  3. Für immer Veggie-Day Das Unternehmen WeWork verbannt Fleisch aus den Kantinen. Aber ginge das auch bei VW?

    Activity: OtherTypes of Public engagement and outreach - Media article or participation

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  1. Non-educational barriers to financial services professions

    Impact: Impact - for External PortalEconomic and commerce, Education, Policy and legislation, Professional practice, training and standards, Quality of life and safety

  2. Flexible But Not Precarious: Towards a Sustainable Social Contract

    Impact: Impact - for External PortalPolicy and legislation, Public understanding, information and debate

  3. Balancing shiftwork, safety and employee wellbeing in the NHS and police

    Impact: Impact - for External PortalEconomic and commerce, Health and welfare - new products, guidelines and services, Quality of life and safety, Policy and legislation

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  1. REA Studentship - Public leadership as robust collaborative action

    Project: Research - StudentshipResearch Studentship (Internally Allocated)

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  1. George and Ann Cameron Fellowship

    Prize: Fellowship awarded competitively

  2. Santander Mobility Fund

    Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

  3. Fellow of the RSA

    Prize: Election to learned society

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