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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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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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Episodes

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

8/23/2019
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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