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Harvard Business Review: Humor, a catalyst for creativity

Dr Vanessa Marcié, CEO of Leading With Humour and an alumna of Cambridge Judge Business School (EMBA 2016), writes about humour in the French edition of Harvard Business Review. “Today, in companies, we are increasingly required to promote innovation and…

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Criticism and creativity

Bosses have thicker skin than assumed, so companies can boost performance by encouraging negative feedback of superiors by staff, says study co-authored by Dr Yeun Joon Kim of Cambridge Judge Business School featured in new issue of Harvard Business Review.…

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Boss staves off criticism with an umbrella.

Consumer Affairs: Bosses’ reactions could impact if workers speak up

The way the criticism is given at work can affect employees’ creativity says study co-authored by Dr Yeun Joon Kim, University Senior Lecturer in Organisational Behaviour at Cambridge Judge Business School. “It makes sense that employees might feel threatened by…

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Consumer Affairs: Ethical leadership in the workplace can create a positive work environment

Being open to criticism can benefit employees who are working on creative projects, says a study co-authored by Dr Yeun Joon Kim, University Senior Lecturer in Organisational Behaviour at Cambridge Judge Business School. “If you’re a supervisor, just be aware…

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Forbes: Four new ideas for giving feedback that gets positive results

A study co-authored by Dr Yeun Joon Kim, University Senior Lecturer in Organisational Behaviour at Cambridge Judge Business School, is featured in Forbes article about feedback at work. The research found that giving upward feedback has a positive impact on…

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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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