[EVENT] #MPAThrive – A day for Manchester industries looking at developing good working cultures

Yesterday I attended (part of) the MPA Thrive event, which was a really interesting collection of talks about understanding business (and individual) brand, values and culture, in order to seek to develop businesses which have a strong working culture, which benefits staff - and therefore benefits the business. Thanks to Manchester Met for providing some of us some tickets. I collected the tweets here:

[ACADEMIC] Membership of Centre for Decent Work and Productivity @mmu_decentwork

I'm pleased to have been invited to join Manchester Metropolitan University's new Centre for Decent Work and Productivity: Work that is both decent for workers and productive for organisations, is vital to the success of any good society. Our research centre builds knowledge about the relationship between work quality and performance, and how these can be aligned. We tackle the key question: “What is, and what causes, decent work and productivity?” through our four knowledge platforms. The knowledge…

[LIFE] Much walking with #BeeintheCity

Back in July, I found my first #BeeintheCity, outside work (Manchester Metropolitan University):   View this post on Instagram   Well. I remembered to come and look at my first #beeinthecity ‘To Bee or not to Bee ?’ A post shared by Bex Lewis (@drbexl) on Jul 24, 2018 at 11:10am PDT I remember once finding a few 'eggs' in London, a handful of Lambdas in Liverpool, and something else in Norwich a few years…

[SPEAKER] The Impact of Social Media in the Workplace: Creating Healthy Digital #BigSocial2018

Today, I was on a panel at The Big Social Conference 2018, on behalf of Manchester Metropolitan University: The impact of social media in the workplace: creating healthy digital habits Social media in business is no longer a novelty, it’s a necessary means of communication; to set tasks, promote company profile and build relationships. However, while it can certainly be an advantage to a company’s marketing efforts, social media use can also open the door…