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The Irish Times: How to ensure your company is not stuck in the past

A study co-authored by Dr Yeun Joon Kim, University Senior Lecturer in Organisational Behaviour at Cambridge Judge, is featured in the article. The study found that leaders often transfer culture from their previous job and this can affect their decisions…

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Stuck in the past

New CEOs and other leaders transfer culture from their previous jobs and this can 'blindside' them into proposing obsolete solutions to new problems, says a study authored at Cambridge Judge Business School, published in the Academy of Management Journal. In…

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Human Resources: Here’s why you shouldn’t tell staff to bcc you in emails

People in offices think colleagues who bcc a supervisor are “less moral” and “less fit to be the team leader”, but cc’ing the supervisor also carries its own baggage in reducing trust. A better bet is to rewrite the email…

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Avoid bcc’ing the boss

People who bcc the supervisor in emails are seen as "less moral" and "less fit" to be team leader, finds study led by Cambridge Judge Business School researchers outlined in new Harvard Business Review article. What's an office worker to…

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Narcissism and downsizing

Narcissism can help liberal-leaning CEOs in pushing corporate social responsibility, but it doesn't help conservative CEOs translate their ideology into downsizing, says a new study co-authored at Cambridge Judge Business School. Narcissism (as in arrogance and entitlement) and extraversion (as…

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Emotions can help make work meaningful

Dr Jochen Menges, an expert in organisational behaviour, thinks that emotions matter profoundly for employee performance and behaviour. His studies bring nuance to our understanding of how employees wish to feel at work. It is important for people to feel…

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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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Connect the dots

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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Employee burnout risk

Many highly engaged employees are also exhausted and ready to leave their organisations, finds study of 1,085 US workers co-authored by Dr Jochen Menges of Cambridge Judge Business School. Underlining the danger of job burnout, a new study of 1,085…

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The competition contagion

Does the mere presence of a competition change the behaviour of individuals, even when not officially competing? New research suggests the 'competition contagion' could have wide reaching implications for how we view competitive behaviour and motivation. by Dr Vincent Mak,…

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