Is professor at Centre of Working Work Life Studies, Roskilde University, Denmark.
Helge Hvid has conducted numerous studies in work place changes, and has participated in the Danish and Scandinavian debate on working life issues. Helge Hvid is chef editor of ‘Nordic Journal of Working Life Studies.’ He was strong advocate, with Niels Møller, of the Developmental Work discussion in Denmark in the early 1990’s, publishing two much-discussed books, (Det Gode Arbejde, 1990, Det Udviklende Arbejde, 1992). His extensive research and experience in work life change research, in organizational change processes, in participatory work organization have been published as “Human Development and Working life: Work for Welfare,” 2003 with Peter Hasle, and these topics and the social effects of working life are core areas in the ENSPAC academic program which he heads at Roskilde Univ. He has done much academic research in the areas of “control in organizations,” and also in work and sustainability (Arbejde og Bæredygtighed, 2006).