One remarkably constant figure in Swedish Working Life Research for over 30 years has been Kennetn Abrahamsson, who has organised and financed research in the field on behalf of Swedish government agencies.
Workplace innovation (WPI) has many definitions, but what they have in common is being a driver for the ‘advancement of work’ and contributing to a ‘good jobs strategy’.
The current crisis has revealed how critical innovation practices are for improving companies’ resilience to adverse market conditions and tackling periods of transformation.
Innovative Work Organisation in Residential Care Centres (IWO in RCC) simultaneously tackles quality of care and workable work (the Flemish expression for job quality), does this together with employees and their supervisors, and is aimed at the entire sector.
International virtual exchange of experience between science and practice. Comparative approaches and instruments for leadership development in the digital age
Trade unions possess unique knowledge of how organisations really work. They are repositories of experience embracing many different situations and stretching over many years. Yet this experience and understanding is often an underused resource in workplaces.
This virtual special issue brings together a number of key articles published in Human Relations that focus on the quality of working life.