Recent research has indicated that, in addition to the anxiety induced by health fears and the uncertainty and disruption caused by the pandemic, the newly adopted hybrid workplaces can also increase the risk of mental health problems due to its complexity and interruption of the new normal.
Lonwabo Makapela, a PhD fellow in the Department of Human Resource Management, will join Vanderbilt University in the US for 10 months as a visiting student researcher in gender studies under the US Fulbright Foreign Student Program.
The University of Pretoria is proud to add a hat trick of three new National Research Foundation A-rated researchers to its rapidly growing list of NRF-rated researchers, now at 595, which is the highest nationally.
The Critical Management Studies (CMS) Division of the Academy of Management conferred the Rosa Luxemburg Award to Professor Stella Nkomo, of the Department of Human Resources Management, for her distinguished contributions to critical management scholarship.
Professor Jenny Hoobler of the Department of Human Resource Management in the Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences at UP has been elected as Fellow of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP).
Business schools should proactively design practices that support marginalised faculty members, write UP’s Prof Jenny Hoobler and Alexis Smith Washington of Oklahoma State University’s Spears School of Business in Stillwater.
Boss’s Day is observed every October to encourage colleagues to strengthen their relationship in the workplace. Fostering a professional environment that is free of intimidating behaviour is one way to do this, and recognising workplace bullying is where it needs to begin.
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