Dr Clara Cheung

Synopsis

At the conference APM will launch their latest research fund study entitled Measuring What Works: workplace well-being of project professionals, which seeks to benchmark the well-being levels of project professionals and develop corresponding interventions to enhance it providing the next level of understanding needed to ensure our profession remains thriving and healthy.

About Clara

Clara has over fifteen years work experience in the field of project management. She is currently a Lecturer in Project Management at the University of Manchester. Prior to that, she taught project management units at the University of Maryland, in the USA.

Before being an academic, Clara led a vast number of organisational change projects in Fortune 500 companies to improve supply chain management. She has experienced working in Australia, China, India, and the USA. She is also a project management professional (PMP). Her research for APM entitled Measuring what works: workplace well-being of project professionals seeks to benchmark the well-being levels of project professionals and develop corresponding interventions to enhance it providing the next level of understanding needed to ensure our profession remains thriving and healthy. 

This study builds on previous research for the CIOB on the state of well-being in the construction industry and the best paper award at the 2017 Annual Association of Researcher in Construction Management (ARCOM) conference for their paper titled Happiness for Project Managers: Framework and Empirical Analysis.

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