PMI UK Chapter

PMI UK Webinar: Wellbeing in project-based organisations: The experience of project employees. 15th June 2021

PMI UK Webinar: Wellbeing in project-based organisations: The experience of project employees. 15th June 2021

15th June webinarv1

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Outline of subjects you will cover:

  • Growth of projectification of work and the potential impact on employee well being
  • Introduction to Guest’s (2017) analytic framework of HR practices leading to employee well being
  • Areas of improvement for wellbeing of project employees in PBOs

Project Management topics covered:

  • Characteristics of PBOs and potential impact on employee wellbeing.
  • Findings from a qualitative study on project employees, which include their experience of elements such as stress, bullying/harassment, reduced opportunities for career development/progression, and reduced opportunities for voice.
  • Insight into how PBO managers can address and support employee wellbeing in their organisations.

 

Speakers

Dr Sara Hajikazemi is a Senior Lecturer in Project Management at London South Bank Business School. She obtained her PhD and MSc in Project Management from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology. She has several years of experience in teaching, research and enterprise in the field of project management and has performed research on a variety of projects within different industries including oil and gas, construction, manufacturing and healthcare. Sara has published her research in peer-reviewed and well recognised journals within the field of project management and has presented her research in tens of academic conferences and business workshops in Europe and overseas.

Dr Rea Prouska is Associate Professor of Human Resource Management at London South Bank Business School. Rea’s research focus is on developing theoretical and practical approaches to improving work relationships (employee voice/silence) and working life (quality of working life, working conditions) and, subsequently, to use these approaches to better understand these concepts in a variety of economic contexts (e.g. emerging, transition, crisis economies) and organisational settings (e.g. SMEs, project-based organisations). She has co-edited books, published academic papers in various journals in the HRM field and authored/co-authored numerous book chapters. Her work has been presented in a variety of internationally reputed academic conferences and events.

Event Properties

Event Date 15-06-2021 12:00 pm
Event End Date 15-06-2021 1:00 pm
Individual Price Free