Thursday, 2 April 2020
Room 3.09 (South Atrium), Business School
With Dr Jo Ingold, Associate Professor of HRM & Public Policy, Leeds University Business School.
Overview: Jo will draw on her research with businesses in the UK and Denmark to discuss what human resource management scholarship can bring to social policy, in particular public employment policies and active labour market policies and programmes.
Bio: Dr Jo Ingold is an Associate Professor of Human Resource Management and Public Policy in the Centre for Employment Relations, Innovation and Change (CERIC) at Leeds University Business School. Her research and publications cover welfare to work programmes in comparative context; employability and skills; disadvantaged labour market groups; workplace inclusion; recruitment and selection; and evidence and policy-making. Her most recent research has focused on employer engagement in welfare to work programmes, for which she received an ESRC Future Research Leaders Award. She is currently working on a number of research and research impact projects, including on re-conceptualising inclusion in the workplace. Jo previously worked in the third sector and in policy, research and people development in central government. She has published in a range of top-ranked academic journals and won the Policy & Politics journal Ken Young Prize 2016. She is a member of the Editorial Board of Work, Employment and Society, a Fellow of the UK Higher Education Academy and an Academic Member of the CIPD.