Not just topics for industry conferences, business traveler well-being and productivity also are among the issues examined last year by academic researchers. One study produced more evidence that frequent business travel was detrimental. Two others sought to help companies optimize ways to smooth it over: flying private and getting upgrades.
Let's start with the bad news — another study showing frequent business travel's negative effects on behavioral and mental health (1). Dr. Andrew Rundle, associate professor of epidemiology at Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health, and associates reviewed 2015 health assessments of . . .