Michael Gold has worked in journalism, local government and universities. Having covered industrial relations for almost ten years as a journalist, he moved to the University of Westminster and then to Royal Holloway University of London, where he is now Professor of Comparative Employment Relations. He was also a councillor in the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames for eight years.
Closing the gap between evidence-based and common practice -Workplace innovation and public policy in Europe
The Lisbon strategy largely ignored the workplace. Europe 2020 risks doing the same. At the same time, the launching of a EU-wide Workplace Innovation Network is promising. This article approaches workplace innovation from a European policy viewpoint, documenting the current innovation policy environment member states have to build upon. The authors also draw lessons for