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Jun 23, 2016

In today's episode, Pilar talks to Richard A MacKinnon from the Future Work Centre, about the World of Work model and taking an evidence-based approach to making changes in our organisations. 

 Introduction

Pilar talks about her experience in in-person conferences (she gets very tired...).

How proxemics inform our online communication - see Sococo screenshot.

Changing the Context of communication in virtual teams, to allow for different people to engage.

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The Conversation with Richard A. MacKinnon from The Future Work Centre

19:40mins What does The Future Work Centre do?

Pilar met Richard at the E-Resilience Conference. Hear more about this in a previous episode.
http://virtualnotdistant.com/eresilience-conference/
The problem with 'top tips'.

"The public has a real appetite for science."

Think Like a Scientist! http://www.futureworkcentre.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/Lies_damn_lies_and_statistics.pdf

The World of Work Model: http://www.futureworkcentre.com/who-we-are/world-of-work/

"People don't get up in the morning with the goal of making bad decisions."

On employee engagement: http://www.futureworkcentre.com/2016/04/employee-engagement-emperors-new-clothes/

Next seminar on 22 Sept 2016, London: http://www.futureworkcentre.com/events/evidence-matters/employee-engagement/

Insight into Action events: http://www.futureworkcentre.com/events/insight-into-action/

Beware of 'confirmation bias' and 'action bias'.

Annual performance reviews: what's the evidence to say they don't work?

Events at the Future of Work Centre

New research area: Management and Leadership

 

Get in touch with Richard: info [at] futureworkcentre.com
Follow on Twitter @fw_centre
Website: http://www.futureworkcentre.com/