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Is music at work a hit or miss?

Following last week’s report on BBC that police chiefs in the UK pay £600,000 per year to PRS so that staff can listen to music, music in the workplace has again been debated in media this week. BBC News Magazine … Continue reading

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Interview on music2work2

This is old news, actually! From earlier this year. But I just realised I had not mentioned this interview on the website, so here it is – click on the image to read the full interview:

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Music at work article popular in Musicae Scientiae

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BBC Radio Scotland interview

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New Music in Offices Survey

Tell me what you think are the benefits and disadvantages with music in offices! I have put up a new survey (only 10 questions) about music listening  in offices – anyone who works in an office environment can take part … Continue reading

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BBC Radio Scotland tomorrow

Tune into BBC Radio Scotland – MacAulay and Co – at 11.10 tomorrow, and I will be live on air talking about music in offices!

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Music increases staff morale also in retail sector

New research by PPL and PRS for Music states that: 65% say music makes employees in the retail sector more productive 75% believe that background music could help to relax and minimize awkward silences in workplaces This is an interesting … Continue reading

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My latest talk in Leicester

2 weeks ago, I gave a talk at the Department of Media and Communication at University of Leicester. Here is a Storify account with tweets from the lecture: http://storify.com/PaulJReilly/dr-anneli-b-hakke-music-in-the-workplace#publicize  

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Music at work: distracting or beneficial?

I recently read a piece of research, which argues that multi-tasking is ruining our brains. The idea is that our brains are changing because we have to multi-task to a greater extent today, with all new technology etc. This is according to … Continue reading

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Bleak picture of work stress acc to new research

According to new research based on the figures from the Department for Work and Pensions in the UK, less than a fifth of employers provide support for stressed employees at work. Short-term stress-related absences topped 42,000 in the three months … Continue reading

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