When a sudden boost in status at work isn't all good
Imagine getting a sudden boost in status at work that changes you from a largely ignored worker to someone that others turn to for advice and help.
Managers beware of gender faultlines
Do you have gender "faultlines" in your organization? New research suggests that such fissures appear when gender differences solidify into cliques. And this tends to occur when members of one gender share other demographic ...
When bosses 'serve' their employees, everything improves, research says
When managers create a culture where employees know the boss puts employees' needs over his or her own, measureable improvements in customer satisfaction, higher job performance by employees, and lower turnover are the result, ...
Assessing feedback interactions in a creative setting
Feedback - the objective response, opinion, or input - is something most of us experience either at work or amongst friends to bodies of work or projects that are complete. But in the world of creative processes - where no ...
How to succeed in business without sucking up
Many people seem to think that landing a big-time appointment—like a spot on a company's board—is all about who you know.
Study shows employees become angry when receiving after-hours email, texts
People who receive electronic correspondence from work after hours become angry more often than not and that can interfere with their personal lives, a new study from a management researcher at The University of Texas at ...
Introverts could shape extroverted co-workers' career success, study shows
Introverted employees are more likely to give low evaluations of job performance to extroverted co-workers, giving introverts a powerful role in workplaces that rely on peer-to-peer evaluation tools for awarding raises, bonuses ...
Trouble with your boss? Own it
Don't get along with your boss? Your job performance may actually improve if the two of you can come to grips with the poor relationship.
How companies can minimize the stigma of affirmative action
(Phys.org) —Affirmative action policies in the workforce have increased diversity, often at the cost of stigmatizing the very workers the policies are designed to help.
Effective corporate governance employs multiple strategies, study says
The most effective corporate governance occurs when a mix of complementary mechanisms that include CEO incentive alignment and both internal and external monitoring mechanisms are present, according to a new study from Penn ...