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Consumer Affairs: Being open to criticism at work can be beneficial to creativity

Negative feedback at work should be delivered by someone of a lower rank, suggests a research paper by Dr Yeun Joon Kim, University Senior Lecturer in Organisational Behaviour at Cambridge Judge Business School. “It makes sense that employees might feel…

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Ze.tt.: We need a more cozy culture for criticism at work

A study co-authored by Dr Yeun Joon Kim, University Senior Lecturer in Organisational Behaviour at Cambridge Judge Business School, looked how negative criticism in companies affects creativity. The team found that criticism from subordinates made superiors more creative. "It is…

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Hindustan Times: Employees should be receptive to criticism to stay creative

According to a paper co-authored by Cambridge Judge Business School academic, bosses and co-workers “need to be more careful when they offer negative feedback to someone they manage or to their peers.” Co-author Dr Yeun Joon Kim, University Senior Lecturer…

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The Economic Times: Negative feedback does more good than harm, may help you become creative

According to a recent study, to keep the creative juices flowing, employees should be receptive to criticism. "It's a bit counterintuitive because we tend to believe we shouldn't criticize the boss. In reality, most supervisors are willing to receive negative…

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Thrive Global: Three ways to use criticism to boost your creativity

Dr Yeun Joon Kim, University Senior Lecturer in Organisational Behaviour at Cambridge Judge Business School, comments on how to boost creativity at work by giving a negative feedback. “It’s a bit counterintuitive because we tend to believe we shouldn’t criticise…

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Science Daily: To keep the creative juices flowing, employees should be receptive to criticism

Negative feedback at work can stunt the creative process, according to a study co-authored by Dr Yeun Joon Kim, University Senior Lecturer in Organisational Behaviour at Cambridge Judge Business School. "I personally hate hearing negative feedback - as most people…

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Inverse: Don’t get along with your new boss? Here’s the most likely reason why

CEOS often implement inefficient office cultures by relying too much on their past experiences, according to a study co-authored by Dr Yeun Joon Kim, University Senior Lecturer in Organisational Behaviour at Cambridge Judge Business School. “This is actually really prevalent.…

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The Globe and Mail: How Lego can get employees thinking outside the blocks

Dr Yeun Joon Kim, University Senior Lecturer in Organisational Behaviour at Cambridge Judge Business School co-authored a research exploring the relationship between information structure and creativity. Dr Kim used Lego blocks in the study which concluded that ‘when presented with…

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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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The Globe and Mail: The nine habits of unhealthy managers

A research on creativity coauthored by Dr Yeun Joon Kim, University Senior Lecturer in Organisational Behaviour at Cambridge Judge Business School, is featured in the article. Dr Kim worked with Professor Chen-Bo Zhong on the experiment with participants and found…

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