Professor John Trougakos
Department of Management, University of Toronto Scarborough
Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto
Wednesday, March 22, 2017
5:30 PM – 7:30 PM
Refreshments & Presentation
Toronto Public Library
Epic Hall & Prologue
789 Yonge Street
We will be live-streaming this talk for anyone who cannot attend in-person. You can watch the live-stream HERE
at 5:50 p.m. EDT. This talk will be archived, so viewers may watch at their own convenience.
Do you feel overworked? Stressed out? Burnt out? Not as productive as you could be? You're not alone. Statistics suggest that work is interfering more and more with people's personal time, and that stress and burnout are at near-epidemic levels. The cost to organizations and governments is in the billions, and the cost to workers comes not only in the form of lower job effectiveness, but often in their mental and physical well-being. Job demands, technology, and organizational norms and culture tie people to their work in a manner that is unprecedented in modern times, but the question is: Are we really working as smart as we can? In spite of recent advances in some countries (e.g., Sweden and France) the answer seems to be no.
In this talk, Prof. Trougakos will share ways in which you can work smarter, be more productive, and live a healthier life, while actually working less.
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