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Webinar: Quality of Working Life in Alternative Work Arrangements

Henley Business School Alumni Global Knowledge Webinar: Quality of Working Life in Alternative Work Arrangements

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Event information
Date 17th October 2018
Time 11:30am - 12:30pm

This online webinar will be presented by Dr Rita Fontinha, Assistant Professor in Strategic Human Resource Management; International Business and Strategy, Henley Business School, from 12:30 GMT to 13:30 GMT.

Webinar Synopsis:

In today’s business context, employers are moving, in varying degrees, toward increased flexibility regarding staffing. This means that traditional 9 to 5 office-based permanent work is slowly being replaced by a wide range of alternative work arrangements that include fixed-term contracts, frequent work-related travelling or virtual work. This webinar will discuss different alternative work arrangements and their potential implications for individuals’ quality of working life, later reflected on business performance. A research project based on a sample of permanent and temporary academics working in the UK will be presented.

About the Speaker:

Dr Rita Fontinha is an Assistant Professor in Strategic Human Resource Management; International Business and Strategy at Henley Business School. Her research has been published in journals such as Personnel Review, the Journal of Career Development and Human Resources Management. She has also been presented in multiple international research conferences such as the Academy of Management Meeting, EGOS Colloquia, EAWOP and ICOH-WOPS. Her broad research interests focus on the way human resource management practices may potentially influence attitudes and behaviours in the organisation which may ultimately influence organisational performance.

Please note that registration is free of charge, but you do need to register in advance to receive the login details. Please register by 23:59 GMT on Tuesday 16 October to receive your login details in good time.