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Copy of Reflections on the COVID-19 pandemic: Perspectives on productivity, well-being and the futures of work

The COVID-19 pandemic has challenged much contemporary thinking in terms of productivity, well-being and the futures of work. The shift to home working, sectors unable to work, and others that are overwhelmed there is no ‘one size fits all’ response. In this series of webinars experts from across the University of Warwick will be reflecting on the way in which COVID-19 has questioned traditional thinking in relation to and aspect of productivity, well-being and the nature of work. The webinars are intended to spark conversation and debate. They will help to connect those with common interests for further discussion and exploration.

Previous Events

Webinar 1: Tuesday 12th May 11am

The first webinar in the series presented perspectives in productivity from the creative lens from Dr Chris Bilton, building more resilient UK manufacturing supply chains from Professor Jan Godsell, and innovation during a time of Cov-id 19 from Professor Stephen Roper.

Future Events

Webinar 2: Tuesday 3 June, 2020 at 2pm

In the second webinar in this series, Professor Nigel Driffield will discuss what a essential work really mean, how we define it and the services we need to survive in a covid 19 era. In light of high job losses caused by covid-19, Professor Chris Warhurst will take you through a seven point plan of how the UK government could reboot the industrial strategy in the UK,

If you have any queries about our webinars, please contact ProductivityGRP at warwick dot ac dot uk