Podcast: How to make hybrid meetings effective

Socio-Technical Centre
Workplace Behaviour Research Centre

Emma Gritt and Babak Tizkar

Dr Emma Gritt (Leeds University Business School) welcomes back Babak Tizkar (Head of Building Information Modelling at Atkins) to discuss how to make hybrid meetings more effective. They talk about how to: encourage engagement, ensure that the right tools are used, and provide appropriate training. 

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This project – Adapting Offices for the Future of Work – is funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC), as part of UK Research and Innovation’s rapid response to Covid-19.  

This podcast episode was recorded remotely in April 2022. If you would like to get in touch regarding this podcast, please contact research.lubs@leeds.ac.uk. A transcript of this episode is available.   

About the speakers: 

Dr Emma Gritt is a lecturer in Information Management, and Programme Director for the Undergraduate Business Management programmes. Her research interests focus on the role of digital technologies in organisations. 

Babak Tizkar works for Atkins as Head of BIM across their multi-disciplinary Building Design practice. He leads a dedicated BIM team whose mission it is to develop and deploy existing and emerging digital strategies and technologies to enhance the design development and delivery process, streamline production workflows and guide project teams to adapt and deliver more efficient and better-quality building projects using advance technologies. 

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