Rethinking the five-day work week

Published: 8 December 2021

Employers across the globe are shifting to a four-day work week to boost productivity and morale. According to Professor Lisa Cohen, a longer weekend doesn’t just create wider margins for rest and...

Celebrating excellence in teaching at Desautels

Published: 11 June 2021

Across programs and subject areas, the Desautels Faculty of Management recognizes the vital role that teaching plays in enriching the student experience and in inspiring the next generation of...

Delve - "New Normal" podcast: Working from Home, Living at Work with Lisa Cohen

Published: 21 May 2021

In episode 2 of The ‘New Normal’ hosted by Dave Kaufman, Professor Lisa Cohen discusses how the shift to working from home that has been hastened by the Covid-19 pandemic, how the work from home...

Expectation vs reality in the workplace

Published: 13 May 2021

Romanticizing a career can lead to disillusionment, Professor Lisa Cohen concludes in her recently published study. The employees she interviewed for the study had at least one thing in common:...

How to avoid ‘glossy work’

Published: 31 March 2021

Professor Lisa Cohen once coined the term ‘glossy work’ to describe the mismatch between an employee’s job title and their day-to-day responsibilities. By asking informed questions in job...

Prof. Lisa Cohen co-edits special virtual issue of Administrative Science Quarterly

Published: 16 March 2021

Congratulations to Lisa Cohen, Associate Professor of Organizational Behavior, for co-editing the special virtual issue of Administrative Science Quarterly in honor of Women’s History Month!

Experts: International Women's Day | March 8

Published: 5 March 2021

This year, the theme for the International Women’s Day, “Women in leadership: Achieving an equal future in a COVID-19 world,” celebrates the tremendous efforts by women and girls around the world...

A disconnect between job title and actual duties leads to “glossy work”

Published: 4 March 2021

Professor Lisa Cohen once coined the popular term “glossy work” to describe a mismatch between an employee’s job title and day-to-day responsibilities. In “How to Recognize and Avoid the Toxic...

2020 SSHRC Insight Grants awarded

Published: 23 February 2021

Congratulations to the Desautels professors who received 2020 SSHRC Insight Grants and Insight Development Grants....

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