Lockdown six months on: how COVID-19 & Black Lives Matter have changed our working lives
It’s been six months since the country went into lockdown – and what a six months. In this episode, we talk to Professor Jonathan Wilson from Regents University in London, taking a look at the changes 2020 has brought to our working lives, how we’ve responded to COVID-19 and BlackLivesMatter, and where we might need to go next to address racism within our organisations and institutions.
Professor Jonathan A.J. Wilson has spent over 20 years in industry and academia. He is a multi award-winning Academic having published over 200 pieces of work. He is Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Islamic Marketing and is Professor of Brand Strategy & Culture at Regent's University London.
Prof. Jonathan A.J. Wilson PhD DLitt (LinkedIn)
In this episode:
- How organisations responded to COVID-19
- The need for a more holistic and nuanced perspective for diverse communities
- Why organisations feel defensive about racism and being culturally insensitive
- How diverse organisations are not necessarily culturally sensitive organisations
- Experiencing racism – from structural racism through to everyday racism and online trolling