Jonny Gifford @jonnygiff is Senior Advisor for Organisational Behaviour at the CIPD and visiting fellow at Westminster Business School. He has been conducting applied research into employment, people management and organisations for almost 15 years.
Research interests include job quality, workplace conflict, social technology in the workplace, and applying behavioural science to the areas of recruitment, reward and performance management. He leads UK Working Lives, a new national survey of employees that includes CIPD’s Job Quality Index. He actively promotes evidence-based practice, including through systematic reviewing and running randomised trials. He also runs the CIPD’s Applied Research Conference, which exists to strengthen links between academic research and HR practice.
Previously, Jonny has held positions at the Institute for Employment Studies and Roffey Park Institute. He has an MA in comparative labour studies and social research from Warwick University and is an Academic Member of the CIPD.