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New free online course on Modern Empowerment in the Workplace

Modern Empowerment in the Workplace explores the benefits and dangers of increased empowerment of employees in the 21st Century workplace.

15th September 2017

Inequalities, discrimination and the pay gap

Can HR play a role in fostering workplace inclusion and equality?

11th September 2017
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Preparing for disruptions to work and society: Research into Employment, Empowerment and Futures

While there is much talk about the need to prepare for technological disruptions to work and society, there is little discussion about what values, structures and practices can be fostered to help people do so in a constructive and engaged way.

10th September 2017

New introductory course on Managing Public Money, delivered in partnership with CIPFA

The Open University Business School has partnered with The Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (CIPFA) to offer a free four-week course targeted at those with an interest in financial management across the public and not-for-profit sectors.

8th September 2017
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The Open University Business School shortlisted for Times Higher Education Awards

The Open University Business School has been shortlisted for Business School of the Year in the Times Higher Education Awards 2017. The awards celebrate the best of UK higher education institutions.

7th September 2017

Benefits of networking: organisational innovation

Dr Peter Bloom from The Open University Business School talks about how networking can help organisational innovation, and how to go beyond just making personal connections.

6th September 2017

Rapid internationalisation and performance: Is the sky the limit?

To speed or not to speed is the looming question in today’s time-competitive international markets.

29th August 2017
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Robots will revolutionise work, but can they also empower humans?

Many experts are predicting that we are rapidly headed toward a “fourth industrial revolution” where automation, robotics and computing take centre stage. Obviously, this shift could be revolutionary. However, the perhaps more important question is if it will also be empowering? 

24th August 2017

Empowerment and the future of work

Find out about the Research into Employment, Empowerment and Futures group (REEF) with these two introductory videos.

23rd August 2017

Martin Lewis helps young people figure out their financial future

TV’s Money Saving Expert, Martin Lewis OBE engaged an audience of Denbigh School Sixth Formers earlier this month, whilst filming with for a new Open University Business School online free personal finance course.

29th June 2017

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