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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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Making the most of remote working in the great outdoors.

Navigating a career

Olivia Coffey, a Cambridge MBA alumna and a member of the US Olympics rowing team, outlines five tips regarding competition and career. Olivia Coffey (Photo credit: Cambridge University Boat Club) Olivia Coffey (MBA 2017), an alumna of the Cambridge MBA…

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Olivia Coffey focussed while preparing for a race, one foot in the rowing boat.

Looking after workers

Companies need to revisit their values and identify their top cultural challenges in ensuring employee wellbeing in the post-coronavirus world, says an article in MIT Sloan Management Review co-authored by Dr Thomas Roulet of Cambridge Judge Business School. The COVID-19…

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Woman with headphones in focussing while working on computer and digital tablet in her home office during the pandemic.

MIT Sloan Management Review: How organisations can promote employee wellness, now and post-pandemic

Dr Thomas Roulet, University Senior Lecturer in Organisation Theory at Cambridge Judge Business School, discusses how organisations can support employees’ wellness. “The COVID-19 pandemic, which has left many of us working at home for months, has intensified the impact of…

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Cambridge Independent: New mental health charity to ask the question: You Okay, Doc?

A surgical trainee in cardiothoracics at the Royal Papworth Hospital Daniel Gearon (MSt in Entrepreneurship 2019) founded the charity You Okay, Doc? hoping to support the mental health and wellbeing of doctors and healthcare workers. “Hospitals have wellbeing services for…

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Cambridge Independent: Cancer survivor sets up a startup and offers free course in response to COVID-19 crisis

Sheila Kissane-Marshall has established Boutros Bear rehabilitation company that now offers a free 12-week exercise and mindfulness programme helping to cope with coronavirus. Sheila, who is also a startup coach at Accelerate Cambridge programme, says a combination of exercise, mindfulness…

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ITV: University research calls for employers to cut hours, not jobs

Companies should cut working hours instead of jobs in order to boost the economy and people’s mental health says research by the Centre for Business Research (CBR) at Cambridge Judge Business School. The study found that reducing hours for all…

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The Guardian: Happiness? There’s an app for that

Two Cambridge MBA teams took part in an Adobe design competition focusing on mental health and wellness in education. One team came up with the idea for the Grow app where students indicate how happy they are on a scale…

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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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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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