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Designing Meaningful Work: Leadership Implications For The Future of Work

    Designing meaningful work: Leadership implications for the future of work

    Session Title: Designing meaningful work: Leadership implications for the future of work
    ​Speaker: Jonathon H. Westover, Chair / Professor of Organizational Leadership; Managing Partner and Principal, Utah Valley University; / Human Capital Innovations, LLC
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    Session description: This presentation will summarize a series of studies comparing job satisfaction and its determinants across 37 countries, based on data from the most recent wave of the International Social Survey Program. This research explores various work-life balance factors, job autonomy, and meaningful work indicators and the related considerations for managers as they work to design work (including remote work) during the COVID-19 pandemic.​

    Bio: Jonathan H. Westover, PhD is an award-winning US-based #1 Best Selling Author, ranked # 1 HR, Innovation, and Future of Work Global Thought Leader & Influencer (Thinkers360), ranked in the Top 30 in Management and Organizational Culture (Global Gurus), entrepreneur, management consultant, teacher, and research academic based in Orem, Utah. He is the host and producer of the popular Human Capital Innovations (HCI) Podcast and serves on a host of nonprofit, community, and association boards and committees and has received numerous awards for his teaching, research, and service to the community. Dr Westover is a professor and chair of Organizational Leadership in the Woodbury School of Business at Utah Valley University, Academic Director of the UVU Center for Social Impact and the UVU SIMLab, and Faculty Fellow for Ethics in Public Life (previously the Associate Director) in the Center for the Study of Ethics. Dr Westover has been published widely in academic journals, books, and practitioner publications. He is a regular visiting faculty member in other international graduate business programs.