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The Redesigning and Redefining Work Summit (RRW) is an INVITATION ONLY summit at Stanford University to present new and innovative research and generate dialog among diverse perspectives to create a new platform for the design and definition of work for the twenty-first century.  The RRW Summit will bring together one hundred and fifty top academic researchers, corporate leaders, policy makers, and media representatives to set a research-based agenda for redesigning work.
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Friday, November 8 • 9:00am - 11:15am
Panel 2: What's in it for workplaces?

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What's in it for workplaces?
In what way might workplaces benefit from alternative work place structures and practices? How do alternative workplace designs affect productivity, employee health, and workforce engagement? This panel examines workplace design as a means to facilitate innovation and growth in order to build a stronger, more rigorous, business case for organizational change.

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Jennifer Allyn

Managing Director in the Office of Diversity for the US Firm, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
Jennifer Allyn is a Managing Director in the Office of Diversity for the US Firm of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP.  As an executive and thought leader promoting diversity initiatives, she is responsible for designing programs to retain, develop, and advance diverse professionals. Ms. Allyn has been recognized as a subject matter expert on gender, GLBT and work/life challenges.   She is a frequent public speaker and has been quoted... Read More →
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Leslie B. Hammer

Professor of Psychology and Director of the Center for Work-Family Stress, Safety, and Health, Portland State University
Dr. Leslie B. Hammer is a professor of psychology in the Department of Psychology at Portland State University.  Dr. Hammer is the Director of the Center for Work-Family Stress, Safety, and Health, funded by grants from the National Institute for Child Health and Human Development and the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health. This center is one of six centers that make up the national Work, Family, and Health Network (WFHN... Read More →
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Nicholas Bloom

Professor of Economics, Stanford University
Nicholas (Nick) Bloom is a Professor of Economics at Stanford University, and a Co-Director of the Productivity, Innovation and Entrepreneurship program at the National Bureau of Economic Research. His research focuses on management practices and uncertainty. He previously worked at the UK Treasury and McKinsey & Company. His work has been covered in a range of media including the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and Financial Times... Read More →
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Susan J. Lambert

Associate Professor in the School of Social Service Administration, University of Chicago
Susan J. Lambert is an Associate Professor in the School of Social Service Administration at the University of Chicago. Over the past twenty years, Lambert has conducted a series of studies on employer practices and employment conditions in low-level, hourly jobs with the goal of identifying ways to improve workers’ economic security and ability to fulfill caregiving responsibilities. | | The sites for Lambert’s research span both... Read More →

Introductory Remarks
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Phyllis Stewart Pires

Director of WorkLife Strategy, Stanford University
As the Director of WorkLife Strategy for Stanford University Phyllis has responsibility for designing and managing programs and services that support the Stanford community in navigating the competing demands of work, study, personal and family lives.  Phyllis came to Stanford with an extensive background in providing pragmatic, comprehensive programs to improve the workplace for working families.  She spent many years designing... Read More →

Friday November 8, 2013 9:00am - 11:15am
McCaw Hall, Stanford Alumni Center 326 Galvez Street, Stanford

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