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POW: The Psychology of Work

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POW is the Psychology of Work podcast from the Association for Business Psychology. In this podcast we give you the latest explosive insights from some of the brightest thinkers - and doers - in the field of business psychology. Episodes cover topics such as the rise of the gig economy, leadership, personality, and assessment, and include interviews with small business 'tsar' Emma Jones MBE, Chief Executive of the RSA Matthew Taylor, the journalist James Bloodworth, and business psychology pioneer Professor Peter Saville.

POW is the Psychology of Work podcast from the Association for Business Psychology. In this podcast we give you the latest explosive insights from some of the brightest thinkers - and doers - in the field of business psychology. Episodes cover topics such as the rise of the gig economy, leadership, personality, and assessment, and include interviews with small business 'tsar' Emma Jones MBE, Chief Executive of the RSA Matthew Taylor, the journalist James Bloodworth, and business psychology pioneer Professor Peter Saville.

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United Kingdom

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POW is the Psychology of Work podcast from the Association for Business Psychology. In this podcast we give you the latest explosive insights from some of the brightest thinkers - and doers - in the field of business psychology. Episodes cover topics such as the rise of the gig economy, leadership, personality, and assessment, and include interviews with small business 'tsar' Emma Jones MBE, Chief Executive of the RSA Matthew Taylor, the journalist James Bloodworth, and business psychology pioneer Professor Peter Saville.

Language:

English


Episodes

Episode 14 - Kate Waters and Rory Sutherland on behavioural biases and psychology in marketing

9/17/2020
This episode of POW, the Psychology of Work podcast, features a fascinating discussion with Kate Waters, Director of Strategy and Client at ITV, and Rory Sutherland, vice chair of Ogilvy UK, TED talk superstar and ABP Honorary Member, recorded at the 2019 ABP Conference. They discuss how biases inform how we think about behaviour, TV, advertising, technology, and the value of psychological 'moonshots' in business. At the conference Kate delivered a brilliant talk on how psychology informs...

Duration:00:38:54

Episode 13 - Eric Singler, CEO and founder of BVA Nudge Unit, on driving successful behaviour change

7/24/2020
This episode of POW, the Psychology of Work podcast, features a fascinating interview with Eric Singler, the Founder, President and CEO of the BVA Nudge Unit, recorded at the 2019 ABP Conference following his keynote speech. Eric is also Global Managing Director of the BVA Group, one of the 15 largest consulting and market research firms in the world (www.bva-group.com). Eric is an entrepreneur, a marketing & research expert, a pioneer in applied behavioural sciences, an author and a...

Duration:00:27:51

Episode 12 - Claudia Hammond, presenter of BBC Radio 4's 'All in the Mind', on the psychology of money

5/26/2020
This episode of POW, the Psychology of Work podcast, features an interview with Claudia Hammond, an award-winning broadcaster, writer and academic psychologist, conducted after her keynote at the 2019 ABP Conference. Hammond is the presenter of All in the Mind, Case Study & Mind Changers on BBC Radio 4 and the weekly Health Check on BBC World Service Radio & BBC World News TV. She has appeared often on TV discussing psychological research, and is on the part-time faculty at Boston...

Duration:00:21:43

Episode 11 - An Interview with Bruce Daisley, Author of ’The Joy of Work’ and Host of the ‘Eat, Sleep, Work, Repeat’ Podcast

4/19/2020
This episode of POW, the Psychology of Work podcast, is a fascinating interview with Bruce Daisley, author of Sunday Times bestselling book 'The Joy of Work' (published as 'Eat, Sleep, Work, Repeat' in the USA) and host of the number 1 European business podcast 'Eat, Sleep, Work, Repeat'. At the time of interview (October 2019), Daisley was the VP of Twitter for Europe, Middle East and Africa, and we spoke to him ahead of his brilliant keynote at the ABP Conference. He explains the epidemic...

Duration:00:25:35

Episode 10 - Creating Lasting Behaviour Change in The Workplace

4/19/2020
In this episode of POW, the Psychology of Work podcast, Dr Zara Whysall and Carina Derrick from Kiddy and Partners share insights on how to create behaviour change amongst business leaders, recognising context, mindset and skillset - building on their great talk at the 2019 ABP Conference. How can we help facilitate change when that pace of change is increasing, particularly at times of crisis? How can we make training "stick", so that behaviours change as a result? They explain how learning...

Duration:00:28:06

Episode 9: Encouraging Social Mobility - An Interview with Neil Morrison

2/16/2020
This inspiring podcast looks at the issue of social mobility in the labour force, focussing on the questions organisations need to consider regarding recruitment, retention and promotion of the best talent in their business. Neil Morrison, HR Director at Severn Trent, talks about the steps they have taken as an organisation to support social mobility, with the support of their workforce and their leadership teams. He addresses some difficult issues, putting the business case forward to...

Duration:00:18:57

Episode 8: An Interview with Dr Susan Kahn, resilience expert and author of 'Bounce Back'

1/24/2020
What is resilience? How do we define it? How does it manifest itself? Can we build up our resilience 'muscle' so that we can cope with difficulties, adversities or unexpected changes and still be able to function, especially in the workplace? In this episode of POW, the Psychology of Work podcast, we speak to Dr Susan Kahn, business psychologist, consultant, coach, mediator and author of the new book: 'Bounce Back: How to Fail Fast and Be Resilient at Work'. Dr Kahn explains how a resilience...

Duration:00:44:39

Episode 7: Could you be a certified business psychologist?

11/26/2019
Do you want to become a certified business psychologist? In this episode of POW, the Psychology of Work podcast, we give you an insight into the certification process and the benefits it brings. You can hear from some of the key people involved in our certification program, and hear first-hand from people who have been through the process: Debbie Hance, one of the mentors for the program; Brian Baxter, a founder member and former chair of the ABP; Stewart Desson, board member and...

Duration:00:32:29

Episode 6: Personality and Risk - An Interview with Geoff Trickey

10/22/2019
Have you ever wondered why some people seem to love taking risks, whilst others shy away from it? In this episode of POW, the Psychology of Work podcast, Geoff Trickey (CEO of Psychological Consultancy Ltd) talks about the link between risk and personality. Could uncovering your staff’s risk type could help you to understand how each individual employee perceives, reacts and manages themselves in risky situations? And could this knowledge help employers predict how their staff make...

Duration:00:37:11

Episode 5: The Big Nudge - the 2019 ABP Conference, with Kate Waters, Rory Sutherland and Kate Glazebrook

8/23/2019
In this episode of POW, the Psychology of Work podcast, we preview this year's ABP conference on 10th and 11th October (https://theabpconference.org.uk). The theme of this year's conference is 'The Big Nudge: Behavioural Economics meets Business Psychology', and features exclusive interviews with three people at the forefront of applying behavioural economics/science in business, who are speaking at this year's conference. Kate Waters is the Director of Client Strategy and Planning at ITV,...

Duration:00:39:35

Episode 4: An Interview with Professor Ivan Robertson

6/19/2019
This episode of the Psychology of Work podcast looks at wellbeing in the workplace. It gives us an insight into what this means and how businesses can try to create 'good days at work for everyone, everywhere'. Our podcast features an interview with Professor Ivan Robertson, author of over 40 books and 200 scholarly articles/conference papers on wellbeing and work psychology. Ivan is also an Emeritus Professor of Work and Organisational Psychology at The University of Manchester and he is a...

Duration:00:30:53

Episode 3: Leadership, Entrepreneurship and the Changing World of Work

4/17/2019
In this episode we take a deep dive into the themes of leadership and entrepreneurship in the evolving workplace. What makes a good leader? When do we want people to demonstrate entrepreneurial skills in business - and when don’t we? This episode features exclusive interviews with Emma Jones MBE, founder of Enterprise Nation and the government’s small business ’tsar’, and Derek Draper, CEO of CDP Leadership Consultants. We’ll also hear from Professors Peter Saville and Geoff Trickey, as well...

Duration:00:26:57

Episode 2: An Interview with Professor Peter Saville

3/15/2019
In this episode you can hear an exclusive interview with Professor Peter Saville that ABP board members Richard Chataway and Gab Gallassi conducted at last year's ABP conference. Saville is the founder and chair of 10x Psychology Limited and is widely credited with establishing the modern UK industry of occupational psychology, having been previously listed amongst the UK's leading entrepreneurs and co-founding the company SHL in his garage in 1977. SHL was later floated on the London Stock...

Duration:00:48:54

Episode 1: The Psychology of the Gig Economy

3/15/2019
You will have almost certainly bought from Amazon. You may have travelled in an Uber taxi. You, or someone you know, may rely on home help from a carer. But have you ever considered what it's really like to work in one of those jobs, as part of the so-called gig economy? A job where you may be on a zero hours contract, with no guarantee of work one day to the next, and without the same safety and security provided by a traditional full time job. If you are a business psychologist you may be...

Duration:00:38:42