Jean-Nicolas Reyt

Employee monitoring software could alienate remote workers

Published: 2Nov2022

Remote work promised office workers more freedom and flexibility, but digital surveillance tools are already eroding that. Some employers use digital surveillance tools that monitor employees’...

The four-day work week can reduce turnover, reduce recruiting requirements

Published: 6Oct2022

About a year ago, Poche et Fils conducted a trial of the four-day work week that has since become permanent. Employees at the Montreal-based clothing companies receive the same pay as when they...

When wages don’t keep pace with inflation, companies risk losing their top performers

Published: 11Aug2022

It is no secret that inflation has sent costs soaring, but wages are going up too. In a recent survey of US small businesses, more than two-thirds said they had increased the wages of their...

Celebrating excellence in teaching at Desautels

Published: 10Jun2022

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...

Montreal telecom company Oxio is a leader on salary transparency, but many companies are unlikely to volunteer this information

Published: 18May2022

If a company doesn’t want to share salary information, there could be a reason for that. About 75 per cent of people don’t negotiate a higher salary for themselves, and women and minorities are...

When the medium massages perceptions: Personal (vs. public) displays of information reduce crowding perceptions and outsider mistreatment of frontline staff

Published: 21Feb2022

A long wait in a crowded environment can feel like a special kind of purgatory for those waiting their turn, yet front-line workers often bear the brunt of the public’s frustrations. Nurses,...

The case for a four-day work week

Published: 22Nov2021

According to Professor Jean-Nicolas Reyt, making the switch to a four-day work week will require significant shifts in social and economic rhythms at a personal and professional level. Fortunately,...

Delve podcast: New Normal: COVID-19 and the Leadership Crisis with Jean-Nicolas Reyt

Published: 11Oct2021

Launching the second season of Delve’s The "New Normal" podcast series, Professor Jean-Nicolas Reyt discusses why businesses should embrace a hybrid work method, why the future of workspaces needs...

How to create a successful hybrid workplace

Published: 8Sep2021

Although remote employees have more flexibility to establish a work/life balance that suits their needs, there are several downsides to the arrangement, says Professor Jean-Nicolas Reyt. Remote...

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