Job satisfaction is on the up.

67% of managers say that overall they’re satisfied with their jobs, according to CMI’s 2016 Quality of Working Life study.

CMI and Work Psychology Group surveyed 1,574 UK managers. Read on to:

  • Find out what’s driving the 'feel good factor'
  • Discover how progressive businesses are finding innovative ways to continue to improve the quality of their employee’s working lives
  • Take away recommendations on the effective management skills that further improve welfare at work
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  • Complete insight into what's affecting managers' quality of working life and the impact it's making.
  • Case studies of major employers finding new ways to improve staff welfare through better management.
  • Recommendations for developing managers to improve workplace wellbeing and productivity.
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Helping managers to strike the necessary work/life balance must be a priority for every organisation facing up to the challenge of improving productivity.

Get the lowdown on the latest working trends affecting managers’ stress levels, and the impact it’s having on their wellbeing – and that of their employers.

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Case Studies

Learn from the likes of Arup, Imperial College London and Loopdynamic on how they are improving the quality of working life of their employees.



'Building a caring company'

Evan Davidge

Head of Reward, Arup

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Imperial College London

Imperial College London

'Creating a culture shift'

Leyla Okhai

Head of Equality, Diversity & Inclusion, Imperial College London

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'Headhunters with a passion for the gym'

Katy Garnell

HR & Operations Manager, Loopdynamic

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Sunderland City Council

Sunderland City Council

'How to be successful in times of great change'

John Rawling

Deputy Director of Human Resources & Organisational Development, Sunderland City Council

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'Employee empowerment is key'

Diane Foster

HR Director, Flamingo

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