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Tainted suggestions

Why are you telling me this? People distrust unsolicited workplace advice and, surprisingly, this negative reaction is not reduced if the advice-giver is a friend or shares many ties with the recipient, says a new study co-authored by Dr Jochen…

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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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Forbes: What does commuting do to innovation?

Further coverage of a study co-authored by Dr Jochen Menges, University Lecturer in Organisational Behaviour at Cambridge Judge Business School, which suggests that not commuting stops the transition from work to home mode for many workers. The study says that…

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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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Cool career advice

Passions don't always have to be pursued through work, says an article in Harvard Business Review co-authored by Dr Jochen Menges of Cambridge Judge Business School. Passions can help make our lives satisfying and meaningful, but they need not be pursued…

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The Atlantic: The psychological benefits of commuting to work

A study on benefits of commuting co-authored by Dr Jochen Menges, University Lecturer in Organisational Behaviour, quoted in The Atlantic. The study found that “workers who engaged in “role-clarifying prospection” during their morning commute - deliberately thinking about plans for…

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Timely advice

Working from home saves commuting time but there are ways to use that extra time more wisely, says Harvard Business Review article co-authored by Dr Jochen Menges of Cambridge Judge. Millions of hours of commuting time are being saved by…

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Top 15 reads of 2020

The news and insight section of Cambridge Judge Business School's website attracts audiences with eclectic interests ranging from business to healthcare to the arts. In 2020, attention was focused on articles related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Confirming behaviour 13 January…

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Mic: What makes someone charismatic?

Dr Jochen Menges, University Lecturer in Organisational Behaviour at Cambridge Judge Business School comments on charismatic leaders and what behaviours are typical for them. For example, a charismatic leaders would oppose the status quo. “They are not happy with how…

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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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