We’re going to have to keep working for longer than previous generations, and discussions about older people on the work floor tend to focus on their diminishing capacities for work. But Susanne Scheibe has shown that there is also a positive side in having employees who work to an older age: older people have important emotional skills which allow them to keep functioning well in challenging situations. Scheibe was recently awarded
a Vidi grant
to conduct further research on the relationship between age and dealing with emotions at work.
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In September 2018 the first cohort of the professional learning community 'Educational leadership for educational improvement' started.
Some jobs require not only professional knowledge, but also demand a lot on an emotional level. How does that actually affect employees’ own emotions?
This week, the Dutch Research Council (NWO) is putting UG Professor Linda Steg in the spotlight. Steg was awarded the NWO Stevin Prize in 2020, one of the two highest distinctions in Dutch academia, for her pioneering work into environmental...
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