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Tag: Catherine Connelly

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August 5, 2022

In the News: Protect Employees from Mental Burnout

With our mental health strained and workplace arrangements changing, it’s time for an in-depth look at what’s needed to improve matters.

Businessman massaging his nose bridge, tired of work and struggling mental health
July 26, 2022

In the News: From COVID to the Economy — The Mental Health of Canadians is at a Breaking Point

DeGroote Professor of Human Resources & Management Catherine Connelly discusses workplace mental health in this Toronto Star article.

June 30, 2022

In the News: ‘Comfort is king’: Workers are returning to the office but formal wear isn’t following suit

In this Toronto Star article, Catherine Connelly discusses the shift to more casual workplace attire.

June 17, 2022

In the News: Nearly Half of Canadian Working Women Would Rather Quit Than Return to the Office Full-Time, Survey Finds

In this Toronto Star article, Catherine Connelly weighs in on a recent report which looks at women returning to in-person office work.

May 27, 2022

In the News: How to Stop Employees from Hoarding Knowledge

Unshared knowledge harms companies most by making day-to-day work less productive and employee transitions less effective.

May 2, 2022

In the News: Workers Push Back as Return-to-Office Plans Roll Out

A return to the office doesn’t affect all workers equally, says Catherine Connelly in a recent Toronto Star article.

Father working from home on a laptop while wearing a headset and holding his child.
March 28, 2022

Why Flexibility Over the Return to In-person Work is Crucial

Going back to the workplace doesn't necessarily mean returning to a pre-pandemic setup, and that's a good thing, says Catherine Connelly.

February 25, 2022

Finding the evidence to change behaviour

Catherine Connelly is named Changemaker by Globe and Mail Report on Business. She leverages evidence to change organizational behaviours.

December 7, 2021

Knowledge Labs: Hiring Employees with Disabilities

In the latest In the Know, Professor Catherine Connelly discusses the business case for hiring people with disabilities.

There are myriad myths about workers with disabilities. New research suggests they perform at a higher level, are absent less and are more loyal than employees without disabilities.
August 9, 2021

Why it makes good business sense to hire people with disabilities

Catherine Connelly's research shows that it's a smart business strategy to hire people with disabilities. Read more about the reasons why.

Full length portrait of two people working in field at vegetable plantation, focus on good boss planting in foreground
July 27, 2021

Are you a good boss?

Take a leadership quiz to find out. Catherine Connelly shares that the payoffs can be much bigger than anyone ever thought.

Catherine Connelly
December 15, 2020

A fair chance at fair work

Catherine Connelly is investigating the obstacles and injustices faced by vulnerable workers and identifying ways to overcome them.