skip to navigation skip to content

workplace shame

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…

Read more

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,…

Read more

Turning workplace shame into creativity

Archives