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How to boost social media engagement for climate-change action

Public sentiment on social media (including fear, sadness and anger) is highly reactive to global policy actions, finds study co-authored at Cambridge Judge Business School based on more than 250,000 tweets over a 13-year period. Dr Ramit Debnath Public sentiment…

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Busting myths: why keeping it in the family can be good news when it comes to CEOs

Family CEOs are more likely to make employees feel positive about their workplace and stay longer due to their ‘emotion-evoking double role’, finds a new study co-authored by Dr Jochen Menges of Cambridge Judge Business School. Dr Jochen Menges The…

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Finding love and worth at work

Amelia Dunlop, Chief Experience Officer at Deloitte Digital, bestselling author and Cambridge Judge Business School alumna (MBA 2003), shares her advice on the ‘worthiness gap’. Amelia Dunlop (MBA 2003) For Amelia Dunlop (MBA 2003), 27 May 2010 will always be…

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Remote working mindset

Are people more productive and emotionally positive working remotely? A new study co-authored by Dr Jochen Menges of Cambridge Judge Business School finds the answer may be in the mindset of employees. The coronavirus pandemic has sparked plenty of debate…

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Dear diary

Personal diaries can help understand how society approaches 'grand challenges' such as war, starvation and poverty, says a study co-authored by Shaz Ansari at Cambridge Judge Business School. Professor Shahzad Ansari The analysis of unsolicited personal diaries can help in…

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Opening up

'Embrace your inner Sharer': leaders should not be afraid to talk about fears and anxieties, says a Harvard Business Review article co-authored by Dr Jochen Menges of Cambridge Judge Business School. The COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic has posed plenty of challenges…

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Sadness vs fear

The ability to recognise emotions of others is important but can get lost in translation, so a new study develops a face-based test not affected by linguistic differences. The ability to recognise emotions expressed by others is vital for job…

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Because I’m happy

Jochen Menges of Cambridge Judge Business School discusses how to create happier employees in the new issue of strategy+business magazine published by PwC. An interview with Dr Jochen Menges of Cambridge Judge Business School on how to create happier employees…

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Unsettling research

No ivory tower here: how academics are affected by research in unsettling contexts like refugee camps, prisons and rape-crisis centres. A frequent refrain voiced about academic institutions is that there is too much “ivory tower” research divorced from the realities…

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My Science: How emotions shape our work life

Emotions can make a difference in employee work performance and behaviour, says Dr Jochen Menges, University Lecturer in Organisational Behaviour at Cambridge Judge Business School. "When it comes to how people feel in a business, many point to the leader.…

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