Mendoza School of Business


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    How to battle boredom at work

    Casher Belinda, assistant professor of management and organization at the University of Notre Dame's Mendoza College of Business, authored an opinion piece for The Conversation about his research into boredom at work and strategies to remain productive.

    The Conversation

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    Dull happens: Here’s how to stop boredom from impeding productivity

    Ladders wrote about research conducted by Mendoza College of Business Management Professor Casher Belinda, that shows trying to overcome boredom and disinterest may actually prolong its detrimental effects on work productivity and engagement.


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    Suppressing boredom at work hurts future productivity, study shows

    New research from the University of Notre Dame shows that trying to stifle boredom prolongs its effects and that alternating boring and meaningful tasks helps to prevent the effects of one boring task from spilling over to reduce productivity on others.

    Shannon Roddel

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    Boeing CEO Dave Calhoun will step down amid amid management shakeup

    “This delay may reflect poor succession planning or a desire by Calhoun to keep power a little longer,” said Timothy Hubbard, assistant professor of management at the University of Notre Dame’s Mendoza College of Business in a Washington Post article about Boeing CEO Dave Calhoun's announcement that he is departing the company at the end of the year.

    The Washington Post

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    Boeing CEO Dave Calhoun leaving the company seen as good news for the stock

    Management professor Timothy Hubbard was quoted in a Market Watch piece about Boeing CEO Dave Calhoun stepping down at the end of 2024.

    Market Watch

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    Boeing CEO Dave Calhoun to step down by end of year

    "Boeing is in deep need of a change in culture around safety and quality," said Timothy Hubbard, assistant professor of management at the University of Notre Dame's Mendoza College of Business, in an email to CBS News. "These changes take time, but can be accelerated by new leadership. It's unfortunate that it will take 9 months to get a new chief executive officer."

    CBS News

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    Our Bosses Tell Us to Unplug From Work. We Don’t Believe They Mean It.

    Management professor Casher Belinda co-authored an op-ed for the Wall Street Journal about ‘always on’ work culture and how employees feel shame about taking time off, even if company policies purport to encourage it.

    Wall Street Journal

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    How paying attention to your nightly dreams could impact your career

    New research by Mendoza College of Business professor Casher Belinda looks at the connections between what you dream about at night and your career.

    Fast Company

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    Women entrepreneurs benefit from women mentors

    A study by Marketing Professor Frank Germann and his co-researchers demonstrates a clear advantage for businesswomen who work with female mentors.

    Chicago Booth Review

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    When commitment to failing projects is perfectly rational

    Charging ahead with a plan despite negative feedback has been at fault for failing projects around the world. Nicholas Berente, professor of IT, Analytics, and Operations, along with his co-researchers, studied the reasoning behind project escalation and why failing projects are not abandoned.

    Claire Zulkey