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How to turn Blue Monday less blue

Two Cambridge Judge Business School faculty members offer tips that can be used to help chase the blues away on Monday 16 January – through serendipity, mindfulness and other techniques.  While it’s open to debate whether “Blue Monday” (on 16…

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Blue Monday: the most depressing day of the year.

Employee wellbeing: how measurement is key to improvement

A new toolkit that provides a framework to measure employee wellbeing is launched by Highsight Analytics and the University of Cambridge Psychometrics Centre at Cambridge Judge Business School. While employee wellbeing has recently vaulted to the forefront of organisational thinking,…

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Quiet quitting: what managers can do

'Quiet quitting' is not a novel concept and there are clear ways to combat it, Thomas Roulet of Cambridge Judge Business School says in MIT Sloan Management Review. Dr Thomas Roulet The in-vogue term 'quiet quitting' is not a new…

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Happier employees – ‘wants’ in addition to ‘musts’

Employers should create 'passion opportunities' for workers to pursue their out-of-work interests ranging from cooking to travel, says Harvard Business Review article co-authored by Dr Jochen Menges of Cambridge Judge Business School. Dr Jochen Menges Employers who seek to retain…

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Surfing: example of employers creating 'passion opportunities' for workers to pursue their out-of-work interests.

Taming the ‘green-eyed monster’ at work

Should I stay or should I go? Envious employees who strive for co-operation are more likely to be absent and quit than those who seek to excel at work, finds a new study co-authored by Dr Jochen Menges of Cambridge…

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Taming the ‘green-eyed monster’ at work.

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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Making the most of remote working in the great outdoors.

Executive Courses: Executive Education courses in positive leadership

Companies want leaders with a human touch, prompting business schools to roll out courses that nurture social and emotional skills to promote wellbeing and boost diversity, writes Seb Murray in the article for Executive Courses. Some business schools have launched…

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Competitive advantage

In the post-pandemic world, employers can differentiate their brands through flexible work policies, says Dr Thomas Roulet of Cambridge Judge Business School. Dr Thomas Roulet By Dr Thomas Roulet Google just announced it would reduce the salaries of remote workers.…

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Implementation key

Strategy can be translated into action through a 'cascading' process that requires collaboration in problem solving and communication, says an article co-authored by Professor Christoph Loch and Professor Stelios Kavadias of Cambridge Judge. Professor Christoph Loch Effective strategy execution isn't…

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Employee growth

Emotionally intelligent behaviour by supervisors boosts employee creativity and motivation, finds study co-authored by Dr Jochen Menges of Cambridge Judge Business School. Dr Jochen Menges Supervisors who demonstrate emotionally intelligent behaviour are linked to creativity and innovation among employees, finds…

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