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BBC Worklife: Why you might be missing your commute


Study on commute co-authored by Dr Jochen Menges, University Lecturer in Organisational Behaviour at Cambridge Judge Business School, featured in BBC article. The study says the daily commute time can be a useful period of “role transition” from home to work. “Through role-clarifying prospection, employees mentally shift their attention from what they are experiencing in the present – thoughts pertaining to their commute, or thoughts unrelated to their past or future role – to what they will be experiencing when they arrive at work, namely, thoughts pertaining to their workday,” the authors write.

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