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We conduct high quality, independent and innovative research to understand the role of work design in generating healthy and productive work. Alongside this, we work with managers, employees and policy makers to create healthier lives, unlock human capability and support a skilled economy.

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Managing the High-Intensity Workplace: HBR Article

Updated: Sep 6, 2019

"Tales of time-hungry organizations—from Silicon Valley to Wall Street and from London to Hong Kong—abound. Managers routinely overload their subordinates, contact them outside of business hours, and make last-minute requests for additional work. To satisfy those demands, employees arrive early, stay late, pull all-nighters, work weekends, and remain tied to their electronic devices 24/7. And those who are unable—or unwilling—to respond typically get penalized." This article speaks about three key strategies used by individuals to navigate high intensity workplaces including the effects that these strategies often have on the individuals, their supervisors and the organisations they work for.


Read more here: https://hbr.org/2016/06/managing-the-high-intensity-workplace