ABP Workforce Experience Awards 2017 Finalists Announced

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The Association for Business Psychology has recently announced their annual shortlist for the 'Workforce Experience Awards'.

The ABP’s Workforce Experience Awards offer a unique and distinctive platform for the celebration of excellence in the application of Psychology in Business. They are passionate in acknowledging the diversity of individuals, teams and professionals in this field and recognise the importance of sharing experiences and celebrating excellence across the spectrum of applied Business Psychology. You may have used psychology in how you developed an assessment process, a change management intervention, a performance management intervention - or other applied setting. 

The Awards provide a platform for over 100 HR, OD, Learning, Resourcing and business psychology practitioners to share their expertise.

The full shortlist is listed below:

Excellence in Assessment

  • Helen Clark, Cubiks:  Creating a candidate-centric online assessment tool for Beauty Retail roles at Boots UK
  • Martyn Sakol, Organisation Effectiveness Cambridge:  New Ventures: Harnessing Disruptive Talent
  • Ali Shalfrooshan, a&dc with Gillian Goss, South Wales Fire and Rescue Service: Identifying talent to support and revolutionise a modern Fire and Rescue Service
  • Capp & Co Ltd for Barclays:  Barclays’ Immersive Recruitment Process
  • Capp & Co Ltd for EY:  EY - Changing the Emphasis
  • Capp & Co Ltd for Severn Trent:  One Diverse Severn Trent

Excellence in Innovation in Assessment

  • Dr Maretha Prinsloo, Cognadev UK Ltd: An innovative assessment system for the measurement of cognition, consciousness and motivation for purposes of talent management
  • Howard Grosvenor, cut-e:  An integrated, valid and innovative solution for Rolls-Royce
  • Capp & Co Ltd for Barclays:  Barclays’ Immersive Recruitment Process
  • Capp & Co Ltd for Lloyds Banking Group: Assessment in Virtual Reality
  • Jessica Wheeler, TMP Worldwide for SSE:  Smart assessment of Smart Meter Installers

Excellence in Change Management

  • Kevin Eyre, Talk is Action Limited:  Creating a Culture of Improvement - 'Talk' as the medium for change
  • Rose Padfield & Emily Sun, The Padfield Partnership: Enabling large-scale organisational transformation through people
  • Katy Lyne, OPP Ltd:  Creating Systemic Change in a Fast-growing SME
  • Emma Rees, Inspiring Insights & Ben Williams, Sten10:  Igniting Change at the Heart of London
  • Helder Simoes, Dynamic Group & Anne Marie Dancy, Lumina Learning:  Business Psychology in Action in creating a Sales Academy in Portuguese for a multi-national beverage company

Excellence in Coaching and/or Training

  • Catherine Ellwood, OPP Ltd: Achieving sustainable performance and outcomes through coaching
  • Nicola Jones & Jane Armytage, Athena Professional:  Growing Future Talent at City & Country: The Graduate Programme 2014

Excellence in Employee Engagement

  • Claire Jordan, Cummins:  Six Significant Conversations for Engagement
  • Dr Amanda Potter, Zircon Management Consulting & BeTalent:  Creating a Winning Mindset within a New Graduate Cohort - A Babcock Case Study
  • Clare Davey,  Kier:  Cultural Development through Employee Engagement
  • Diana Barea, Accenture:  Accelerating Onboarding at Accenture in 30 Tiny, Digital Steps

Excellence in Performance Improvement

  • Heather Taylor, H T Consulting:  From conflict to win-win. - A psychological approach to consultant job planning in the NHS
  • Antony Roscoe, Kier: Kier wished to return to a more holistic view of behaviour, culture and performance improvement 

Excellence in Wellbeing, Health & Inclusiveness

  • Rachel Lewis & Emma Donaldson Feilder, Affinity Health at Work: Making evidence accessible, and collaboration standard practice, through an online work, knowledge hub:The Affinity Work Health and Wellbeing Hub
  • Clive Lewis OBE DL, Globis Mediation Group:  Mediation and Organisation Diagnosis in the NHS
  • Harriet Western-Williams & Rebecca Milner, Arup: Transforming the driver workplace to reduce road deaths
  • Phil Wilson, Civil Service Fast Stream and Early Talent:  Making a difference with autism: a workplace intervention and evaluation

Excellence in Innovation in Business Psychology

  • Rachel Lewis & Emma Donaldson Feilder,  Affinity Health at Work: Making evidence accessible, and collaboration standard practice, through an online work, knowledge hub:The Affinity Work Health and Wellbeing Hub
  • Kevin Eyre, Talk is Action Limited:  Creating a Culture of Improvement - 'Talk' as the medium for change
  • Ruth Patel, OPP Ltd: Developing virtual teams using virtual facilitation
  • Ian McLaren Wallace, Archegyral:  Archegyral Illuminators: Illuminating The Dark Side
  • Harriet Western-Williams & Rebecca Milner, Arup: Transforming the driver workplace to reduce road deaths
  • Diana Barea, Accenture:  Accelerating Onboarding at Accenture in 30 Tiny, Digital Steps

 

The winners will be announced at their Conference Gala Dinner on Thursday 12 October.

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