Programme


Keynote speakers

Lips-Wiersma, Marjolein
Prof. Dr. Marjolein Lips-Wiersma
Marjolein Lips-Wiersma is Professor/Hoogleraar at AUT University in Auckland, New Zealand. Her research focuses on the intersection of meaningful work and sustainability. Her work is applied in profit and not-for-profit organisations around the world. She is co-author of numerous academic articles that appeared in journals such as Leadership Quarterly, Journal of Business Ethics and Journal of Organizational Behavior and was a founding member of the Academy of Management Workplace Spirituality Division.
Gond, Jean-Pascal
Prof. Dr. Jean-Pascal Gond
Jean-Pascal Gond is a Professor of Corporate Social Responsibility at Cass Business School, City, University of London where he heads ETHOS – The Centre for Responsible Enterprise.  His research mobilizes organization theory, sociology and psychology to investigate corporate social responsibility (CSR) and sustainability.  He has extensively published in the fields of corporate responsibility, organizational behaviour and organization theory in leading academic journals such as Academy of Management Review, Business Ethics Quarterly, Business and Society, Economy and Society, Human Relations, Organization Science, Organization Studies, Journal of Business Ethics, Journal of Management, Journal of Management Studies or Journal of Organizational Behavior as well as in French academic journals such as Revue Française de Gestion.
Personal page: https://www.cass.city.ac.uk/faculties-and-research/experts/jean-pascal-gond
ETHOS: https://www.cass.city.ac.uk/faculties-and-research/centres/cre


DAY 1Meaningful Work and Sustainability: New Insights and Future Directions
8.30-9.00
Registration & Coffee
9.00-9.15
Introduction
9.15-10.00
Keynote and panel discussion with
Prof. Dr. Marjolein Lips-Wiersma and Prof. Dr. Jean-Pascal Gond
10.00-11.00
Presentations
11.00-11.20
Coffee break
11.20-12.45
Presentations
12.45-14.00
Lunch
14.00-15.45
Presentations
15.45-16.15
Coffee break
16.15-17.00
Discussion
18.00-21.30
Drinks & Dinner

DAY 2Meaningful Work in Organizations: Academia Meets Practice
8.30-9.00
Registration & Coffee
9.00-9.30
Reflections Day 1
9.30-10.15
Keynote speech of Prof. Dr. Marjolein Lips-Wiersma
10.15-10.45
Reflective activity
10.45-11.00
Coffee break
11.00-12.00
Workshops 1 round
12.00-13.15
Lunch
13.15-14.15
Workshops 2 round
14.15-15.15
Meet the expert
15.15-15.30
Coffee break
15.30-16.15
Discussion
16.15-17.15
Drinks


Who Should Attend?
Everybody who is interested in and would like to engage in productive discussions on the topics, such as:

  • Academics in the fields of Meaningful work, CSR, healthy work places
  • Professionals (HR directors, HR managers, HR business partners, HR consultants), governmental institutions, employer organizations and trade unions

Organizing Committee

Dr. Evgenia LysovaJitske Both-Nwabuwe, MSc.Dr. Ruth Yeoman
Assistant Professor of Careers and Organizational Behavior
Department of Management & Organisation

Director of the VU Center for Meaningful Work
PhD Candidate Department of Organisation SciencesResearch Fellow Said Business School
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