Using mindfulness to fight burnout while working from home
Melbourne Business School
by University of Melbourne
1y ago
Working remotely during COVID-19 has led to record levels of stress and burnout, but embracing the principles of mindfulness could help. In the latest episode of the Melbourne Business School Podcast, Professorial Fellow Amanda Sinclair explains why stress levels increase when people are working from home, and offers practical advice for professionals and managers on how to embrace the principles of mindfulness ..read more
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Why you shouldn't be afraid of silence during a negotiation
Melbourne Business School
by University of Melbourne
1y ago
People usually assume that silence during a negotiation is an intimidation tactic, but new research shows it can actually lead to more collaborative outcomes. Melbourne Business School Associate Professor of Management Jennifer Overbeck and MIT Sloan Gordon Kaufman Professor of Management Jared Curhan spoke with Yasmin Rupesinghe about their findings on the latest episode of the Melbourne Business School Podcast. "When you ask people, 'what's your intuition about what happens when someone goes silent in a negotiation', they report that they think the other person is trying to get into my head ..read more
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Why senior managers are the best placed to spot abuse in workplace
Melbourne Business School
by University of Melbourne
1y ago
Abusive supervision is the sustained display of hostile verbal and non-verbal behaviour toward subordinates, says Deshani Ganegoda, and it's up to senior managers to spot it. Abusive supervision includes actively lying to subordinates, ridiculing them, not giving them the credit they deserve, and being overly controlling. In her latest research, Deshani Ganegoda, an Associate Professor of Management at Melbourne Business School, looks at the psychological effects abuse has on the victimised employees and the role of the senior manager in these situations. She spoke with Yasmin Rupisinghe in th ..read more
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How leaders can build trust within a culturally-diverse team
Melbourne Business School
by University of Melbourne
1y ago
For a culturally-diverse team to perform exceptionally, leadership needs to be shared among its members, says Associate Professor Carol Gill. "We're all different in terms of the way we see the world, and culture is one of the lenses in which we see the world differently," she says. Professors Carol Gill from Melbourne Business School, Nicole Gillespie from University of Queensland and Bart De Jong from the Australian Catholic University spoke with Yasmin Rupesinghe on the latest episode of the Melbourne Business School Podcast about a new way to foster trust to improve performance in cultural ..read more
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Is an MBA worth it? Ep 5: Aglaia Nikas
Melbourne Business School
by University of Melbourne
1y ago
Lifestyle, finances and time tend to affect the decision to study an MBA, and it leads many of you to ask "Is an MBA worth it?" In a Melbourne Business School first, author Aaron Yeak sets out to answer this question by interviewing five alumni on life-changing journeys. Next up, Aglaia Nikas from Yarra Trams, Melbourne ..read more
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Is an MBA worth it? Ep. 3 Dean Robinson
Melbourne Business School
by University of Melbourne
1y ago
Lifestyle, finances and time tend to affect the decision to study an MBA, and it leads many of you to ask "Is an MBA worth it?" In a Melbourne Business School first, author Aaron Yeak sets out to answer this question by interviewing five alumni on life-changing journeys. Next up, Dean Robinson from KPMG ..read more
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Is an MBA worth it? Ep 2: Nick McInnes
Melbourne Business School
by University of Melbourne
1y ago
Lifestyle, finances and time tend to affect the decision to study an MBA, and it leads many of you to ask "Is an MBA worth it?" In a Melbourne Business School first, author and alum Aaron Yeak sets out to answer this question by interviewing five alumni on life-changing journeys. Next up, Nick McInnes from Peninsula Health ..read more
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Is an MBA worth it? Ep 1: Linda Li
Melbourne Business School
by University of Melbourne
1y ago
Lifestyle, finances and time tend to affect the decision to study an MBA, and it leads many of you to ask "Is an MBA worth it?" In a Melbourne Business School first, author Aaron Yeak sets out to answer this question by interviewing five alumni on life-changing journeys. First up, Linda Li from PS&C Group ..read more
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Why data analysts need business skills to be taken seriously
Melbourne Business School
by University of Melbourne
1y ago
With the power of data reaching prolific heights, organisations often invest in data analytics without understanding its real value – and data analysts often lack the skills to explain it. Professor Ujwal Kayande discusses the enormous demand for quantitative marketing, why an organisation’s leadership needs to understand analytics and just how important business skill are to the career of a data analyst ..read more
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How to communicate effectively in a multicultural workplace
Melbourne Business School
by University of Melbourne
1y ago
Diversity can be a powerful driver of innovation, but managers need to consider more than basic etiquette to get the most out of a team with different backgrounds. Professor Suder's background is German and French. She has worked in more than 20 countries around the world, both highly-developed and emerging, in senior leadership and academic roles for organisations including the UN, OECD and the European Union ..read more
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