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Enhancing Mental Capital and Wellbeing at Work Happier

Distinguished Speakers Series in Thriving Organizations and Societies

Deadline: June 1, 2021,


Date & Time

June 1, 2021
(EDT)

Location

Zoom: we will provide you with the link a day before the event.

Contact

Geneviève Séguin
gseguin@telfer.uOttawa.ca

Deadline: June 1, 2021,

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The workplace as we know it is bound to evolve following the pandemic and the advent of work from home. As organizational stress has numerous and growing factors (i.e. augmented hours of work, lack of control and autonomy, lack of flexible working, technostress), the ability to develop new strategies to enhance wellbeing at work will be key for any organization looking to thrive in this evolving context. 

Our Distinguished Speaker, Professor Sir Cary L. Cooper, will explore the direct costs to health and productivity of a dysfunctional work environment, as well as explore the bottom line benefits to a strategic approach to wellbeing. 

This talk will be followed by a Q&A session.  

Live Captions: Please note that the presentation will take place in English, however French and English live captions will be available.

Speaker:

Sir Cary L. Cooper

Sir Cary L. Cooper, 50th Anniversary Professor of Organizational Psychology and Health at the Alliance Manchester Business School, University of Manchester

Distinguished scholar, he is the founding president of the British Academy of Management and has published over 250 books in the field of occupational health psychology, workplace wellbeing, women at work and occupational stress. As a recognized leading expert on these topics, he has advised international organisations as well as the industry. He was awarded the CBE by the Queen for his contributions to occupational health and was awarded a Knighthood for his contribution to the social sciences.

Distinguished Speakers Series in Thriving Organizations and Societies

This annual lecture series provides an opportunity for students, faculty, practitioners, and members of the community to learn from world-renowned researchers as they share their ideas on important topics aimed at building meaningful organizations and societies that thrive.  

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