Human Resource Development Masterclass

Meaningful Work

January 18, 2022 Academy of Human Resource Development Season 2 Episode 9
Human Resource Development Masterclass
Meaningful Work
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In this ninth episode of Season 2, guests Dr. Katie Bailey (King’s College London) and Dr. Sunyoung Park (Louisiana State University) discuss Meaningful Work, including:

  • What is meant by the term meaningful work.
  • What makes work meaningful.
  • The connection between meaningful work and HRD.
  • The predictors and outcomes of meaningful work.
  • Measures of meaningful work.
  • The benefits and risks of HRD seeking to increase the meaning that employees find in their work.
  • and much more.

In the first part of the episode, Katie and Sunyoung meet one-to-one with host, Darren Short. In the second part, they are together to discuss their shared interest in Meaningful Work.

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Conversation with Dr. Katie Bailey
Conversation with Dr. Sunyoung Park
Group conversation with Katie and Sunyoung