9 episodi

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: The Psychology of Work The Association for Business Psychology

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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.

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

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

    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 encourage other organisations to follow suit as leaders in encouraging social mobility. In this interview Neil Morrison explores some of the themes he covered in his brilliant talk at the 2019 ABP conference. You can read more in our featured article on social mobility here: https://theabp.org.uk/august-feature-article-social-mobility-a-different-kind-of-diversity/

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

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

    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 mindset is essential to being able to bounce back and return to form after experiencing challenging situations. She also offers some techniques that we can start using immediately on our own resilience journeys.

    • 44 min
    Episode 7: Could you be a certified business psychologist?

    Episode 7: Could you be a certified business psychologist?

    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 certification panellist; Emma Jennings, a recently certified business psychologist; Jo Parkes, a former candidate and mentor; Silpa Williams, a previously certified business psychologist; and Steve Apps, ABP board member who helped create the program. They discuss and answer all questions certification-related, such as what is the program? What is involved? Do you need an MSc or accreditation to apply? What are the benefits? What was the most enjoyable part - and the most difficult? How does mentoring work? If you are considering becoming a certified business psychologist, then this podcast is a must listen.

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

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

    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 decisions? What does that mean for teams? Is our appetite for risk innate, or learned?

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

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

    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, the UK's largest commercial broadcaster, and one of the UK's leading advertising planners - she describes how psychology was used to address a key public health issue: smoking. Rory Sutherland, vice-chair of Ogilvy UK, TED talk superstar and author of a brilliant new book 'Alchemy: The Surprising Power of Ideas That Don't Make Sense’ (that conference attendees will receive FREE) describes how behavioural science can be used to solve business problems. And finally, Kate Glazebrook, co-founder and CEO of Applied, describes how they are using latest latest evidence from behavioural science and new technology to address problems in diversity and inclusion in recruitment and assessment. ABP chair Ben Williams and vice-chair Lucy Standing also provide their views on the intersection of behavioural science and business psychology, and the value both can bring to business.

    • 39 min
    Episode 4: An Interview with Professor Ivan Robertson

    Episode 4: An Interview with Professor Ivan Robertson

    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 founding director of Robertson Cooper Ltd.

    • 24 min

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