In a Nutshell: Issue 83  


This author’s research reveals the importance of fostering an open culture in which employees feel comfortable speaking up, voicing ideas or asking questions. The business benefits of these cultures are plain to see, and demonstrated via numerous research papers and case studies.   

Reviewed by:

Jake Young, Research Associate

Jake joined the CIPD in 2018, having completed a master’s degree in Social Science Research Methods at the University of Nottingham. He also holds an undergraduate degree in Criminology and Sociology.

Jake’s research interests concern aspects of Diversity and Inclusion, such as inequality, gender and identity in the workplace. Jake is currently involved in the creation of a research project examining the effectiveness of organisational recruitment programmes and their relationship with workplace performance.

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