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The Economist: Can human creativity prevent mass unemployment?

A study on craft co-authored by Dr Jochem Kroezen, University Lecturer in International Business at Cambridge Judge Business School, featured in the Bartleby column. The study examines “the idea of crafts as a way of remaking the organisation of work.”…

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The Economist: The benefits of part-time work

How much work is good for our mental health, asks The Economist article. Apparently, one day a week is enough. “We found that people working reduced working hours or being furloughed do not have poorer mental health,” says the study…

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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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Harvard Business Review: How to (actually) save time when you’re working remotely

Dr Jochen Menges, University Lecturer in Organisational Behaviour at Cambridge Judge Business School, co-authored an article suggesting few strategies on how to save time when working from home. “Around the world, shifting to remote work could save billions of hours…

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The digital divide of Latin America

A blog on connectivity in Latin America by José F. Otero, a student on the MSt in Social Innovation programme. Written by José F. Otero, VP Latin America & Caribbean at 5G Americas and student of the MSt in Social…

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Employers should cut hours not people

Calls for companies to reduce working hours instead of cutting jobs help mental health and to boost the economy after the pandemic. Research co-authored at the Centre for Business Research, Cambridge Judge Business School, calls for companies to reduce working hours instead of cutting jobs…

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Voluntary exposure

An alternative idea to social distancing from policy modeller Dr Chris Hope. A new working paper by Dr Chris Hope, Emeritus Reader in Policy Modelling at Cambridge Judge Business School, suggests an alternative that could be offered to social distancing…

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BusinessWeekly: Denied a commute could drive workers off course says Cambridge academic

A study co-authored by Dr Jochen Menges, University Lecturer in Organisational Behaviour at Cambridge Judge Business School, finds that commuting time can be a useful period of “role transition.” Dr Menges said: “Our study challenges the idea that commuting time…

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Long-term effects

Dr Philip Stiles outlines five key changes to business in light of the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic. The COVID-19 (coronavirus) crisis will usher in permanent changes to business. Philip Stiles, University Senior Lecturer in Corporate Governance at Cambridge Judge Business School,…

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Why your lack of a commute during the coronavirus pandemic could make it harder to work

Does our commute help us switch into "work mode"? Dr Jochen Menges looks into the new work from home era. Working from home due to the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic means no commute – but what seems like a relief may…

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