Podcast: The future workplace

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Matthew Davis is an Associate Professor at Leeds University Business School, a Chartered Psychologist and an Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society. His research centres on how people interact with their environments, the impact of different office designs and how businesses engage in CSR, particularly to address sustainability and modern slavery.
Afshan Iqbal is an ESRC funded postgraduate researcher at Leeds University Business School. Upon previously graduating from the Business School with an MSc in Management, Afshan went on to build a career in Financial Services, working as a Business Development Manager in the North East of England for a UK Life & Pensions company. Afshan’s first-hand experiences of remote and virtual working has inspired her research in this area.

Matthew Davis and Afhsan Iqbal

What do we mean by “working from home” and how is it different to working in an office? Dr Matthew Davis and Afshan Iqbal give an overview of existing research on working from home, and discuss key considerations around the changing workplace. 

This podcast episode was recorded remotely in June 2020. If you would like to get in touch regarding this podcast, please contact research.lubs@leeds.ac.uk. Alternatively, you get in touch with Matthew on Twitter (@Matthew_C_Davis) or LinkedIn, and also Afshan on Twitter (@afshaniqbal04) and LinkedIn.

A transcript of this episode is available.

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