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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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BBC: Will workers continue to pay a price for flexibility?

Dr Thomas Roulet, Associate Professor in Organisation Theory at Cambridge Judge Business School, comments on the democratisation of flexible work. “The democratisation of flexible work might make those who don’t go for this option stand out even more,” he says.…

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MIT Sloan Management Review: How hyperflexibility can benefit – or burn out – your team

Thomas Roulet, Associate Professor in Organisation Theory and Deputy Director of the MBA Programme at Cambridge Judge Business School, co-authored an article in MIT Sloan management review about flexible time off policies and why they might backfire. “The pandemic-driven shift…

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Flexibility backfiring

Employee 'hyperflexibility' can institutionalise burnout and cause inequity by shifting workload to colleagues who don’t take leave, says article in MIT Sloan Management Review co-authored by Dr Thomas Roulet of Cambridge Judge Business School. Dr Thomas Roulet Forced time off…

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Forbes: Christmas party at work, online or in-person: A must for corporate morale and culture?

Dr Thomas Roulet, Associate Professor in Organisation Theory at Cambridge Judge Business School, discusses why it’s important to have a work Christmas party despite the coronavirus pandemic. “This time of the year, the Christmas party at work is approaching. The…

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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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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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Forbes: Working from home two-days a week should be made a legal right in the post pandemic world

Dr Thomas Roulet, University Senior Lecturer in Organisation Theory at Cambridge Judge Business School, writes about making remote work a legal right in Forbes. “Both remote and office work are complementary: requiring a balance will help organisations and workers better…

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Fast Company: Research reveals the return to work is causing a specific type of anxiety

Sunita Sah, KPMG Professor of Management Studies at Cambridge Judge Business School, discusses employees’ mental health in the preparation to returning to the office, in Fast Company. “After a year of social distancing, mask-wearing, and–for millions–working from home, many employers…

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