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1
Feb

Leading Diversity, Equity & Inclusion with Dr Lionel Paolella

12:30 - 13:30

Part of a guest lecture series organised by Executive Education

Movements such as Black Lives Matter and #MeToo have pushed to the forefront of business agendas the need for employers to look more closely at Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI). Many organisations want to do the right thing. They want to increase their commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. However, a true DEI commitment starts not just with a collection of disparate initiatives, sometimes even inconsistent, but with a clear strategy. Effective and consistent DEI strategies have become crucial for surviving and thriving in the current environment.

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17
Feb

Emerging Technologies: Disruption to the Moral Value of Work with Professor Shaz Ansari

12:30 - 13:30

Part of a guest lecture series organised by Executive Education

How do workers cope with new technologies that change the meaning and morality of work?

In this webinar, Professor Shaz Ansari, shares insight into his latest study – entitled “Waging war from remote cubicles: how workers cope with technologies that disrupt the meaning and morality of their work”. The study based on the personal diaries of 43 US Air Force personnel involved in drone warfare, published in the journal Organization Science, shines a new light on how a changed working environment due to emerging technology is “infused” with moral emotions. The study’s novel use of unsolicited diaries allowed the authors to break through a macho military culture in which feelings are rarely expressed.

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