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Research

Katia Dupret researches the future work-life from a social psychological perspective, technology-human relations and organizational change and social design. She has a special focus on how professionals and management aim to create sustainable ways of organizing in order to solve lack of meaningfulness, stress and inequality. Digitalization creates an extra dimension to this and she investigates how that global development influences work engagement, professional competencies, knowledge sharing and ethics. Through a social innovation focus, she is currently investigating societal and civil engagement in research practices and methodologies among european researchers.

Teaching

Social sustainability, organizational change, social psychology in working life, STS, social design

Administration

Head of studies for the Master's program Social Entrepreneurship.

Head of Centre for Social Entrepreneurship

Study board member for the Master's programs, IMT, RUC

Steering group member in Triple-Helix business network CoroLab for the cluster in Social Innovation Member of the Advisory board for Greencubator - a green entrepreneurial house in Copenhagen

Mentor in Erhvervsmentorkorpset.dk - Foreningen NyDansker

Research

Katia Dupret has special competences within the field of technology-human relations and organizational change, practical ethics and social design. The global and technological development and its influence on changes in work related well-being, professional competences, knowledge sharing and ethics are some of her core areas of expertise.  She has a special focus on the future of (knowledge) work and how organizations can get inspired by the field of social entrepreneurship and social innovation in creating more social sustainability. She received her MA from Roskilde University (2002) and her PhD from Aarhus University (2010). She is currently the PI for the multi-stakeholder research project Socially Innovative Knowledge Work that examines the future of knowledge work and how grand challenges can be addressed and resolved through social innovative organizing processes. She collaborates with private companies, NGO’s, sector research institutions, interest organizations and labour unions in the project. She is the founder of the social entrepreneurial Impact Hub, I’mpACT focusing on promoting social innovation and sustainability among university students and external partners through democratic co-creation processes and involvement. She is the head of studies of the professional Master of Social Entrepreneurship at Roskilde University.

Research

Katia Dupret's special competences are within the field of technology-human relations and organizational changes, practical ethics and social design. She has a special focus on the change in working life within knowledge work and social entrepreneurial forms of organization with a focus on more social sustainability. The global and technological development and its influence on changes in work related well-being, professional competences, knowledge sharing and ethics are some of her core areas of expertise.  She received her MA from Roskilde University (2002) and her PhD from Aarhus University (2010).

She is currently the PI for the multi-stakeholder research project Socially Innovative Knowledge Work that examines the future of knowledge work and how grand challenges can be addressed and resolved through social innovative organizing processes. She collaborates with private companies, NGO’s, sector research institutions, interest organizations and labour unions in the project.

She is initiator of the social entrepreneurial Impact Hub, I’mpACT focusing on promoting social innovation and sustainability among university students and external partners through co-creation processes and involvement. She is the head of studies of the professional Master of Social Entrepreneurship at Roskilde University.

Homepage: http://www.ruc.dk/~katia

E-mail: katia@ruc.dk

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 17 - Partnerships for the Goals

Education/Academic qualification

Phd, Aarhus University

Award Date: 22 Jan 2010

M.Art., kandidat, Roskilde University

Award Date: 1 Aug 2002

External positions

Forskningsmedarbejder, Psykiatrien Region Sjælland

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Keywords

  • Psychology
  • Social psychology
  • embodied ethics
  • organisation psychology
  • organisational change
  • Technology
  • knowledge work
  • online work
  • Education, Learning, Training
  • Welfare state, Welfare society
  • social change
  • welfare technology
  • Labour market
  • knowledge work
  • future of work
  • Management, Organization, Business economy and administration, Management and organization of industry, trade, and communication
  • alternative organizing
  • organisation change
  • work commitment
  • UN Sustailable Development Goals/ SDG’s
  • social sustainability

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