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Learning at Work Week – it’s more important than you know

Whatever the “new normal” turns out to be post-Covid19, the ability to prepare for and adapt to change with resilience are important survival skills for the 21st Century and learning is integral to that. Liz Moody, Head of Executive Education and OUBS Academic, discusses Learning at Work Week.

18th May 2020
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A post-pandemic business world needs The Bottom Line

This month sees the start of a new nine-part series of the OU/BBC collaboration The Bottom Line on Radio 4, presented by OU honorary graduate Evan Davis.

18th May 2020
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Appeal for volunteers for study on working with endometriosis

PhD research student Victoria Williams is exploring the experiences of those working with endometriosis and the influence of menstrual policy.

5th May 2020
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Professor of Public Leadership receives lifetime achievement award

Professor Jean Hartley has been recognised with an international lifetime achievement award for her outstanding record of teaching, research and publication on public leadership and management, over more than two decades.

23rd April 2020

Curiosity and Unlearning - Overcoming the inertia to learn

If there was anything logical about human behaviour we would all see the current strange times as the ideal the opportunity to learn about new things, pursue new hobbies or interests - albeit from the confines from our homes. 

14th April 2020
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Turning to Easter eggs to get through these dark times? Here's the bitter truth about chocolate

Turning to Easter eggs to get through these dark times? Before you fill your shopping trolley (online or virtual) with chocolate, we OUBS academic Cristiana Bernardi urges you to consider whether it’s ethically produced.

9th April 2020
A new beginning for social innovation

Social innovating for a better tomorrow

The COVID-19 pandemic has shown how society can innovate at speed. And while the focus for now is on helping each other, this social innovation demonstrates how we can all make an impact. Let’s start thinking now about how we can use this to improve society going forward, says OUBS academic Professor George Frynas.

9th April 2020

What do we really need in a crisis? Caring Leadership

In times of crisis, we demand different things from our leaders, organisations and institutions. Crisis situations stir up feelings of helplessness, and reawaken a primal need for nurturing, comfort, strength and guidance. When the world feels unmanageable, we look to leaders in all walks of life to steer us through the crisis and give us explanations for otherwise inexplicable events.

7th April 2020

Liz is a guest speaker as part of free daily webinar series

OUBS Director of Executive Education Liz Moody has been invited to join the Institute of Leadership and Management for one of their week long series of webinars exploring the impact, effects and implementation of change.

6th April 2020
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Leading social scientists honoured to be named new Fellows

Two OUBS academics are among the 51 leading UK social scientists to have been conferred the award of Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences (AcSS). They have all been elected for their outstanding contributions to research and to the application of social science to policy, education, society and the economy.

6th April 2020

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