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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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Contingent employment and innovation

by Dr Sunwoo Hwang, Research Associate, Cambridge Centre for Finance and Cambridge Endowment for Research in Finance There has been a rapid increase in contingent employment worldwide. As of 2015, it accounts for 15.8 per cent of the US labor…

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Remote culture

Jennifer Howard-Grenville says maintaining organisational culture while working from home involves far more than just stating company values, in a webinar for the What's Next? How to Survive and Thrive in a Post COVID-19 World series. Here's an opportunity to…

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Voice America: Emotional health at work

Dr Jochen Menges, University Lecturer in Organisational Behaviour at Cambridge Judge Business School, was a guest speaker at Wanda Wallace’s “Out of the Comfort Zone” podcast to talk about well-being at the workplace, corporate mindfulness programmes and what leaders should…

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Strategy+Business: How to create happier employees

Dr Jochen Menges, University Lecturer in Organisational Behaviour at Cambridge Judge Business School, discusses well-being initiatives in companies and how they can be improved. Such initiatives are a good start, Jochen says, but often they don’t make a huge difference:…

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The Economist: Companies can appeal to workers and consumers with liberal messages

Jaideep Prabhu, Professor of Marketing at Cambridge Judge Business School, comments on how young people want to be proud about where they work, so they “don’t want to work for a company if it is seen as harmful to the…

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People Management: Are your staff too skilled for their jobs?

In the article Dr Thomas Roulet, University Senior Lecturer in Organisation Theory at Cambridge Judge Business School, comments on over-skilled workers: “Organisations could consider reserving parts of the week for employees to work autonomously on projects of their own, in…

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The New York Times: Feeling burned out? Here are three things that can help

Research co-authored by Dr Jochen Menges, University Lecturer in Organisational Behaviour at Cambridge Judge Business School, is cited in an article about workplace burnout. The study found that one in five highly engaged employees is at risk of burnout, so…

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Psychology Today: People prefer to be evaluated relative to themselves

People feel an evaluation is more fair if it’s is compared with their past performance rather than comparison with the performance of others, says a study co-authored by David De Cremer, KPMG Professor of Management Studies at Cambridge Judge Business…

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The HR Director: Businesses failing to connect useful workers together

Powerful bosses can be “blind” to gaps in workplace connections between employees, finds new research co-authored by Dr Jochen Menges, University Lecturer in Organisational Behaviour at Cambridge Judge. “The psychological experience of power diminishes individuals’ ability to perceive opportunities to…

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