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Andreas Richter

Learning from workplace failure

Employees can learn from failure if their teams offer psychological safety and provide informational resources, says study co-authored by Dr Andreas Richter of Cambridge Judge Business School. Perhaps all employees, at some point, fail in ways large and small –…

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IEDP: From shame to creativity

Research co-authored by Dr Andreas Richter, University Lecturer in Organisational Behaviour at Cambridge Judge Business School, concludes that employees can help channel workplace shame into creativity if the situation is handled skillfully and sensitively. “People naturally want to overcome their…

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Why sorry isn’t the only word

We've all been there: that moment when we make a mistake so bad we feel embarrassed, humiliated and want the ground to swallow us up. In some situations a simple "sorry" coupled with the immediate opportunity to make amends gets…

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Why leadership is not all about YOU

When, in 2012, US businessman Arne Sorenson became the first ever head of the Marriott Hotel chain in its 88-year history to be appointed from outside the Marriott family, he had a surprisingly modest vision of how the company would…

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Cambridge Network: Turning workplace shame into creativity

Research co-authored by Dr Andreas Richter, University Lecturer in Organisational Behaviour at Cambridge Judge Business School, concludes that employees can help channel workplace shame into creativity if the situation is handled skillfully and sensitively. Read the full article [cambridgenetwork.co.uk]…

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Turning workplace shame into creativity

Mistakes are inevitable but organisations can learn from them, says new research co-authored at Cambridge Judge Business School. Shame, according to the famous Swiss psychiatrist Carl Jung, is a “soul-eating emotion” - and because some mistakes at work are inevitable,…

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Turning workplace shame into creativity

Cambridge Business Magazine: It’s such a shame

Dr Andreas Richter, University Lecturer in Organisational Behaviour at Cambridge Judge Business School, discusses how shame can be transformed into creativity at work. He says that "managers can channel shame into creativity by establishing team environments that promote creativity". Read…

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Cambridge Judge Business School’s new Business Breakthrough Series begins ‘innovatively’

The Cambridge Business Breakthrough Series launched its first physical event on 8 May 2013 with a session on 'Fostering a Culture of Innovation' from Professor Jaideep Prabhu, Jawaharlal Nehru Professor of Indian Business & Enterprise and Director of the Centre…

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Professor Jaideep Prabhu

iedp: Self-efficacy, individual creativity and creative teams

Thomas Edison was surely being disingenuous in saying his genius was 1% inspiration 99% perspiration - no amount of sweat could turn the high-street busker into Bob Dylan (35 albums and counting)... Dr Andreas Richter of Cambridge Judge Business School…

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Getting creative

Dr Andreas Richter says the connection between creative self-efficacy and individual creativity is more positive than originally thought. Fresh research into creative self-efficacy and creativity in teams has thrown new light onto an area overlooked in previous studies. Prior research…

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