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With people returning to work, how can organisations ‘build back better’?

As part of a series of papers commissioned to mark the centenary of the Work Foundation, Exeter based Dr. Peter Totterdill was invited to contribute a ‘provocation’ paper exploring how UK businesses can innovate to improve working practices and boost performance.

Entitled ‘Are we really serious about securing enhanced productivity, through our people?’ the paper was published this week and, while it was produced prior to the Covid-19 crisis, its proposals for the ways businesses across the country can ‘build back better’ hold new relevance in the context of the current crisis.

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