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Digitalising Employee Voice

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This thesis explores employee participation in decision making within workplaces, and how this can be supported using digital technologies. Using an action research approach, two digitalised employee voice processes and systems were designed, deployed and evaluated. The first system, OurVoice, is a bottom-up anonymous secure platform that facilitates workplace discussion. The second system, OurStrategy, was a top-down management-led, but employee-driven organisational strategy consultation process. Both systems were deployed and evaluated in real-world contexts, engaging over 1000 employees, employers and stakeholders.


Campus location


Principal supervisor

Patrick Olivier

Additional supervisor 1

Reuben Kirkham

Additional supervisor 2

Tom Bartindale

Year of Award


Department, School or Centre

Human Centred Computing

Additional Institution or Organisation

Action Lab


Doctor of Philosophy

Degree Type



Faculty of Information Technology