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The Power of Guilt

Highly guilt-prone people are less likely to free-ride on others' expertise, and they will sacrifice financial gain out of concern about others' welfare...

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Happy CEOs Make Bigger Profits

Managers whose language displays an optimistic state of mind are more likely to have a positive influence on their firm's position in the market. ...

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Office Jerks and their Uses

People do not need to be jerks to have fresh ideas. However, such an attitude helps when you want to steamroll your ideas so that others will accept them...

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Carrot or Stick, Which Works?

A "first carrot, then stick" policy can drive cooperation toward a specific goal...

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Reduce Stress? Check Your Email…. Less.

Easing up on email checking can help reduce psychological stress....

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Givin’ it Some Verbal. Office Abuse by Gender

Among the studies that show significant differences, a majority conclude that men are more at risk (11 studies) than women (5 studies)....

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Dub No Bike With My Head – Dublin Resists Bikes

Participants thought traveling by bike was inconvenient, dangerous, and too hard to deal with in a wet climate...

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When The TUC Abandoned Unions

The power of labour to challenge capital is to be absorbed into the benefits system. Trade unions are no longer necessary....

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How Germs Move and How to Stop ‘Em

A simple intervention can greatly help to reduce exposure to viruses...

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Baker’s Wheeze : Flour and Asthma

Occupational Asthma: Where people are being exposed to harmful agents and who is most likely to be affected. Report...

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Workplace Misery is a Good Thing

Positive and negative dynamics affect the working environment....

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Dignity of Work Remains, Even When Unpaid

Analysis shows that welfare-to-work schemes indeed increase the life satisfaction, happiness and feelings of life worth of the jobless....

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Interruptions and Workflow

Interruption can cause a noticeable decrement in the quality of work...

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Fatherhood and the Work/Life Balance

There is no "one size fits all" image of how men view their role as fathers within the context of the workplace...

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Women Avoid Applying for ‘Mens” Jobs

TUM have discovered something that actually does deter women from applying for a job, even if they are qualified: the wording of the job ads....

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Happy Workers are Harder Workers

Happier workers use the time they have more effectively, increasing the pace at which they can work without sacrificing quality...

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Male Culture Makes Mothers Leave Jobs

Many women leave high-powered jobs because they are relegated to lesser roles and feel the need to suppress their identities as mothers...

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Do Narcissists Make Better Bosses?

The risk-taking and persuasiveness of narcissists may make them strong leaders in the midst of chaos....

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Less Than Zero Hours?

As the number of workers on 'zero-hours' contracts is estimated at over a million, new fees for employment tribunal claims put justice out of reach for many...

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