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Blindingly obvious disconnection

Powerful bosses can be 'blind' to gaps in workplace connections between employees, finds new study co-authored by Dr Jochen Menges at Cambridge Judge Business School. Have you ever felt that your powerful boss fails to introduce you to useful co-workers…

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Connect the dots

Powerful bosses can be 'blind' to gaps in workplace connections between employees, finds new study co-authored by Dr Jochen Menges of Cambridge Judge Business School. Powerful bosses can be "blind" to gaps in workplace connections between employees, finds new research…

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HR Zone: Keep a caring eye on your most engaged staff

A study based on more than 1,000 US employees says many people who are highly engaged in their work are also exhausted and ready to leave their organisations. “High engagement levels in the workplace can be a double-edged sword for…

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The HR Director: Burnout is fuelling attrition

Many employees who are highly engaged in their work are also exhausted and ready to leave their organisations, says a new study based on a survey of 1,085 US employees. "These findings are a big challenge to organisations and their…

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My Science: Many highly engaged employees suffer from burnout

Many employees who are highly engaged in their work are also exhausted and ready to leave their organisations, says a new study based on a survey of 1,085 U.S. employees. "These findings are a big challenge to organisations and their…

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Incentive and motivation: Beware of disincentives

The “ratcheting” up of bonus goals can make workforces less motivated, so managers need a clear system of communicating changes to incentives, says a new study co-authored by Francisco Brahm, a PhD candidate at Cambridge Judge. The study focuses on…

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Business Insider: The habit that creates a culture of distrust at work

Copying your boss into an email to your colleague could backfire, says a study by David De Cremer, KPMG Professor in Management Studies at Cambridge Judge Business School. Cc’ing supervisors into emails between co-workers, even if done in good faith,…

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Family ties

Stuck in a boring job? Doing it for your family can make it meaningful, finds study co-authored by Dr Jochen Menges of Cambridge Judge. Boredom is a serious and common problem at work. It can make work feel meaningless, reduce…

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Cc’ing the boss can ‘backfire’

"Cc'ing" supervisors to emails between co-workers erodes trust among office colleagues, finds study at Cambridge Judge Business School, outlined in Harvard Business Review. Copying, or "cc'ing" supervisors into emails between co-workers, even if done in good faith, erodes trust between…

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Science Daily: Too much structured knowledge hurts creativity, shows study

Structure organises human activities and help us understand the world with less effort, but it can be the killer of creativity, concludes a study co-authred by Dr Yeun Joon Kim, University Senior Lecturer in Organisational Behaviour at Cambridge Judge Business…

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