The Productivity and Futures of Work Blog aims to bring perspectives from Innovation Creative Industries, the Futures of work and health and well being to the 'productivity puzzle'. In this first series of blogs, experts from across the University of Warwick will be reflecting on the ways in which COVID-19 has questioned traditional thinking in relation to and aspect of productivity, well-being and the nature of work.
'Creativity at work: business as usual?'
Dr Chris Bilton
29 July, 2020
Can we work digitally and still have spontaneous encounters that inspire new ideas? Dr Chris Bilton explores the limits of digital culture and how we can make space for chance encounters and keep creativity alive.
17 July, 2020
How has covid-19 affected the self-employed and are the government's measures enough to help those who are self employed?
Professor Graeme Currie
04 June, 2020
In our latest blog Professor Graeme Currie looks at what we have learnt from Covid-19 in responding to a crisis and how this learning and recovery is essential in knowing how to deal with a second wave and future pandemics.
Dr Mark Elliott
02 June, 2020
How do we define wellbeing? Dr Mark Elliott explores the ways in which working from home has had positive and negative affects on our wellbeing.
Professor Chris Warhurst
01 June, 2020
Professor Chris Warhurst examines what the current landscape of employment looks like and what the UK government could do to reboot its industrial strategy.
Professor Jan Godsell
07 May, 2020
Professor Jan Godsell discusses how UK manufacturing supply chains can pivot and build capability for the future.
Professor Nigel Driffield
29 April, 2020
Professor Nigel Driffield considers how we have come to perceive essential work, and the services we really need to survive in a covid-19 era.
Professor Stephen Roper
22 April, 2020
Professor Stephen Roper examines industry collaboration, research and development and the importance of innovation during a time of Covid-19 and beyond.
Dr Chris Bilton explores what it means to be productive as an artist and how this could help us all in a time of Coronavirus.