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Why measuring wellbeing makes business sense - 23 September 2021

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About the event

Sara Connolly (University of East Anglia) and Martin Short (Ministry of Defence) will discuss wellbeing and its measurement. This will be done within the context of wellbeing interventions. They will draw on insights gained from a case study of an evidence-based approach from Defence Intelligence. Implications for how we build back better post-COVID19 will be discussed.

About the speakers

SaraConnolly
Sara Connolly

Prof Sara Connolly is a Professor of Personnel Economics in Norwich Business School at UEA. Her research interests are in gender and the labour market. She was part of the What Works Wellbeing Evidence Programme for Work and Wellbeing and is now a part of the team at UEA working with RAND Europe exploring 'Practices and Combinations of Practices for Health and Wellbeing at Work’.

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Martin Short

Martin Short is the Head of Wellbeing, Diversity and Inclusion for Defence Intelligence (Ministry of Defence) and formerly the Workplace Sector Lead at the What Works Centre for Wellbeing. His primary focus is on how structured, evidence-based approaches to workplace wellbeing can be used to improve outcomes for individuals, teams and organisations.

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Michael  Clinton

Michael Clinton

Reader in Work Psychology and HRM


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23 September 2021

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michael.clinton@kcl.ac.uk