PrOPEL

The Productivity of Outcomes of Workplace Practice, Engagement & Learning (PrOPEL) Hub brings together leading academics from 7 institutions across the UK and the CIPD to explore workplace practices that deliver high quality, engaging work and and enhance business performance and productivity.

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The Hub brings together many of the UK’s leading researchers in this area. It will showcase the latest research and best practice and offer practical lessons, toolkits and new ways of doing things that any business can learn from.

PrOPEL: The Productivity of Outcomes of Workplace Practice, Engagement & Learning


This exciting new initiative aims to boost UK productivity by helping businesses design and build more effective workplaces. Better workplaces will lead not only to higher productivity, more jobs and prosperity but will also improve the wellbeing of employees across the UK.

Professor Graeme Roy, PrOPEL Hub Director


The Hub is a new initiative led by Strathclyde Business School, and funded by the Economic & Social Research Council. It brings together leading academics from 7 institutions across the UK and the Chartered Institute of Personnel & Development (CIPD) to explore workplace practices that deliver high quality, engaging work and enhance business performance and productivity. In addition to the University of Strathclyde, partners include UEA, Aston, Sheffield, Nottingham, Ulster and Cardiff.

Professor Paul Latreille, Head of Work, Employment & Organisation at Sheffield University Management School, leads the Managing People project stream.

Project website

Find out more about PrOPEL by visiting the project website.

Staff

Professor Paul Latreille
Head of Work, Employment and Organisations
Sheffield University Management School
The University of Sheffield
Conduit Road
Sheffield S10 1FL
p.latreille@sheffield.ac.uk