Sustaining employee well-being in the 21st century

Posted on 15 March 2016

Ways of measuring employee well-being

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Dr Tina Kowalski, who has recently joined The York Management School, is one of the organisers behind an ESRC Seminar Series on sustaining employee well-being in the 21st century.

The 7th seminar in the ESRC series was held in London on the 4th of March at the Work Foundation. The session examined the various ways in which employee well-being can be measured from a range of perspectives.

Speakers at the event were:

Hande Inanc - Organisation for Economic and Co-operative Development, Paris.
Presentation title: The OECD Job Quality Framework: Defining, Measuring and Assessing Job Quality and its Links to Well-Being

Professor Gillian Symon (Royal Holloway, University of London) and Dr Rebecca Whiting (Birkbeck, University of London)
Presentation title: Video Diaries for Reflective Learning: The Case of Work Life Boundaries

Peter Kelly - Health and Safety Executive
Presentation title: Measuring subjective well-being and making it meaningful: from theory into practice

Dr Karen Scott - University of Newcastle upon Tyne
Presentation title: Measuring well-being: the role of power, politics and participation

The next seminar in the series will be held in York on Friday 10 June 2016 and is co-hosted by The University of York Management School, the University of Durham Business School and the University of Edinburgh Business School.