The Open University has this week launched The Carers Scholarships Fund, which will provide 50 UK-based carers with a full fee-waiver scholarship of up to £18,000 to study an OU course of their choice. To ensure young adult carers are encouraged to apply, 15 places have been reserved for those between the ages of 18-28.
The 11th International Critical Management Studies Conference will be held at Walton Hall on Thursday 27 - Saturday 29 June. The conference is proudly hosted by the Department for People and Organisations in collaboration with VIDA (the Critical Management Studies Women’s Association).
Technology has been a great enabler for consumers. However, technology in the workplace is often painted in a negative light as automation expands. The reality is that technology can deliver high levels of engagement and productivity if businesses and organisations are transparent about their reasons for using it.
OUBS sponsored the ‘Supporting Business and Organisational Goals’ category for the 2018 Learning at Work Week which had a theme of ‘Networked for Learning’, aiming to highlight the importance and benefits of learning and development at work.
Big data analytics seems entirely absent in research on Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and sustainability. Yet the potential of big data to advance environmental and social concerns is enormous.