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BBC Worklife: Why you might be missing your commute

Study on commute co-authored by Dr Jochen Menges, University Lecturer in Organisational Behaviour at Cambridge Judge Business School, featured in BBC article. The study says the daily commute time can be a useful period of “role transition” from home to…

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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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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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Collective feelings matter

Study co-authored by Dr Jochen Menges of Cambridge Judge Business School says employees feel worse at work in less consumer-centric industries such as manufacturing, with consequences for workplace strain and absenteeism. Employees at less consumer-focused industries such as manufacturing feel…

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The myth of quitting in anger

(Don't) 'Take this job and shove it': Anger often decreases - rather than boosts - a person's intention to quit a job when they identify strongly with their company, says new study co-authored by Cambridge Judge Business School academic. Anger…

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Money and work

The thought of money can make ostracised workers feel better, says Harvard Business Review article co-authored by David De Cremer of Cambridge Judge. While money can't buy you love (according to the Beatles), the thought of money can make people…

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CMI (Chartered Management Institute): Six steps for stamping out workplace boredom

In an article addressing boredom in the workplace Mark de Rond believes it's necessary for workplaces to engineer a culture of "psychological safety" in which "it's okay to ask questions" helping to encourage an open office culture. Read the full…

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