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Because I’m happy

Jochen Menges of Cambridge Judge Business School discusses how to create happier employees in the new issue of strategy+business magazine published by PwC. An interview with Dr Jochen Menges of Cambridge Judge Business School on how to create happier employees…

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Strategy+Business: How to create happier employees

Dr Jochen Menges, University Lecturer in Organisational Behaviour at Cambridge Judge Business School, discusses well-being initiatives in companies and how they can be improved. Such initiatives are a good start, Jochen says, but often they don’t make a huge difference:…

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Accelerate Cambridge supports Rize, a new app that aims to improve mental well-being

It's estimated that over 70 million working days are lost in the UK due to mental health issues each year. Work-related mental health problems cost the British economy between £70 billion to £100 billion annually through lost working days, staff turnover…

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Measuring national ‘well-being’ (The Well-Being Institute Debate)

All over the world today 'well-being' is a hot topic for policy makers whether you are in the UK, Europe or South America. But just exactly how do you go about measuring it? What questions do you ask, and how…

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David Halpern, The Cabinet Office, and Professor Andrew Gamble, University of Cambridge: How we feel?

David Halpern, Director of the Behavioural Insights Team at the Cabinet Office, and Professor Andrew Gamble, University of Cambridge, say subjective well-being measurements are empowering citizens.…

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Nic Marks, Centre for Well-Being: Our disconnected lives

High and low scoring countries on the 'Well-Being' index tell us much about our own lifestyles and what makes us happy says Nic Marks, Founder of the Centre for Well-Being. Costa Rica does well.…

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Measuring happiness

Claudia Hammond, BBC: Job losses, library closures

The BBC's Claudia Hammond says earning a salary of over £20k doesn't necessarily make you any happier but job losses do matter - so will employment policies really change to incorporate 'well-being'?…

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Job loss

Professor Felicia Huppert, Jen Beaumont and Dr Simon Learmount: The heart of ‘well-being’

Professor Felicia Huppert, Director of the Well-Being Institute, Jen Beaumont from the Office of National Statistics and Dr Simon Learmount, Director of the Executive MBA at Cambridge Judge Business School, tell us why well-being matters and how we measure it.…

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Heart of well-being