Resources on meaningful work, articles and publications.


External resources

Walking back to happiness: The resurgence of latent callings in later life
– Human Relations

The Meaning of Work – CIPD

Meaningful Work – Human Resource Development Masterclass

Employee Engagement: an Evidence Review – CIPD

How to be a Better Leader – The Conversation

What Makes Work Meaningful or Meaningless – MIT Sloan Management Review

Where Can we Find Meaningful Work – IES

Why We Don’t Talk About Meaning at Work – MIT Sloan Management Review

Technology’s Make or Break Role in Employee Engagement – Harvard Business Review

Why Should we Bother About Meaningful Work? – Personnel Today

Working out the Meaning of Work – Harvard Law School

Managing the Pitfalls of Meaningful Work – HR Zone

The Search for Meaning in Work – HRM Online

Working out the Meaning of Work – Harvard Law School

Meaning and Purpose at Work – Ministry of Defence

How Meaningful work is Destroyed – IES

The Government’s Response to the Taylor Review – Employee Benefits

Why does Employee Engagement Remain Stubbornly Low? – LSE

How Work Can be Made Meaningful – The Conversation

Everyone Wants Meaningful Work. But What Does That Look Like, Really? – Entrepreneur