The Manchester Management Lecture

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Start Date: 19 Feb 2015

Start Time: 6:00 PM

End Time: 8:30 PM

Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes

Capacity: 100

Venue: MMU Business School, All Saints Campus, Oxford Road, Manchester, M15 6BH › View map

Admission price: Free

Event Capacity: Full

This lecture will explore the costs of lack of workplace wellbeing, what causes it and what can be done about it.  The impact of the recession has had huge consequences on organisations and the pressures that have been placed on their staff.  Sir Cary will provide the latest evidence, based on recent research, on these factors and current trends in how best to address some key issues.

Sir Cary L Cooper CBE – Distinguished Professor of Organisational Psychology and Health at Lancaster University, and also Pro-Vice Chancellor for External Relations. He is the author/ editor of over 140 books (on occupational stress, women at work and industrial and organizational psychology), has written over 400 scholarly articles for academic journals, and is a frequent contributor to national newspapers, TV and radio.

Professor Cooper is Chair of the Academy of Social Sciences (comprising 43 learned societies in the social sciences and over 87,000 members).  He is also the President of the Institute of Welfare, Immediate Past President of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy, President of RELATE, a national Ambassador of The Samaritans,  and a Patron of Anxiety UK.  HR Magazine named him the Most Influential Thinker in HR in 2014. From January 2015 he will also be President of the British Academy of Management.

He was awarded the CBE by the Queen in 2001 for his contributions to organizational health and safety, and in 2014 obtained a Knighthood for his services to social sciences. 

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