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Thursday 12th October 2017            Thursday 19th October 2017
        Creating Good Work                    Limits, Tensions and
        that Makes an Organisational          (Potential) Demise

       Group:  Oldham                        Group:  MIRS/CIPD
       Speaker:  Michele Piertney            Speaker:  Professor Tony Dundon
       Speaker Background:  Michele          Speaker Background:  Professor of
       Piertney, who is a Senior Adviser at   Human Resource Management and
       ACAS                                  Employment Relations, Alliance
                                Speaker                               Speaker
       Venue:  Best Western Smokies Park   Michele Piertney  Manchester Business School,   Professor Tony
                                             University of Manchester;
       Hotel. Ashton Road, Bardsley, Oldham,                          Dundon
                                             Editor-in-Chief Human Resource
       Lancashire, OL8 3HX                                            Organiser
                                             Management Journal (HRMJ)
       Time:  6.00pm for 6.30pm start        (2010-2016); former Chief Examiner   Professor Ralph
       until 8.00pm approx                   CIPD (2009-2014).        Darlington
       Description of Event:  "Productivity"   Venue:  Manchester Metropolitan University Business
       is one of those words that refers to so   Organiser  School, All Saints Oxford Rd, Manchester, M15 6BH
                                Gary Hewins
       many different things and evokes
                                             Time:  5.45pm for 6.00pm start until 8.00pm approx
       many different feelings – individuals are
       often very excited to learn new ways of being personally  Description of Event:  Critically assesses the current
       productive and so you often see articles titled ‘5 tips to  fortunes of HRM and suggests there are significant limits
       increase your productivity and get you out of the office on  and tensions to the approach in both theory and practice
       time’ or some such. Whereas, a report on productivity at  that signal HRM’s potential demise. Presentation by Tony
       the economic level can be seen as complex, intimidating,  Dundon followed by discussion.
       not relevant for me, too industrial, too big picture and even  Cost:  CIPD Members FREE* / Non Members £15
       boring. It even can evoke images of exploitation and
       taking a ‘low road’ approach to organisational strategy of  Organiser Contact:
       pushing down costs relentlessly       Professor Ralph Darlington, 0161 2955456
       Cost:  CIPD Members FREE* / Non Members £15
       Organiser Contact:
       Gary Hewins, 07425 171961

       Eventbrite link:

        Refreshments:                         Refreshments:
        Tea, coffee and                      Soft drinks, wine
        light sandwich                          & nibbles.

       *CIPD Members £15 fee for non-attendance or late cancellation.  *CIPD Members £15 fee for non-attendance or late cancellation.

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