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People in the Workplace
Work / Life Balance
People Issues / Stress
Cary Cooper is Distinguished Professor of Organisational Psychology & Health at the University of Lancaster's Management School. He was previously Deputy Vice Chancellor at UMIST.
He has been an advisor to two United Nations agencies: the World Health Organisation and the International Labour Office and is President of the British Academy of Management.
Professor Cooper was educated in California before moving to England to undertake a masters degree at Leeds University. As well as holding numerous honorary and visiting professorships, Cooper is a fellow of the British Psychological Society and the Institute of Management, and a member of the Royal Societies of Arts, Medicine, Literature and Health.
Professor Cooper is the Editor of the Blackwell Encyclopedia of Management and Editor in Chief of Who's Who in the Management Sciences. He was also founder of the international quarterly Journal of Organisational Behaviour, and he contributes regularly to the Sunday Times, The Guardian and The Daily Telegraph on topics of managerial and organisational behaviour.
Professor Cooper has given addresses to the IMF and to government and international bodies all over the world. He also appears frequently on British radio and television, and co-wrote and presented a five part documentary series on work stress, How to Survive the 9 to 5.
Professor Cooper is heading a new UK government think tank, the Sunningdale Institute, which brings the world's leading academics and industry figures together to advise on issues facing UK public sector organisations. The Institute will initially look at four broad topic areas - organisational leadership; people, organisations and partnerships; executing and engineering efficient systems; and futures.
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