Workplace rudeness is contagious, study says
Rudeness in the workplace isn't just unpleasant: It's also contagious.
Are those jerks at work dragging you down?
Sometimes co-workers can enliven your day and even inspire, while others...well, some can be downright soul-crushing.
Faculty in doctoral programs more responsive to white male prospective students, research finds
Faced with requests to meet with potential doctoral students of easily identifiable gender, race or ethnicity, faculty in almost every academic discipline are significantly more responsive to white males than to women and ...
Study provides academic support for new Steve Jobs portrayal
It's no surprise that some of the most celebrated leaders in the business world also happen to be self-promoting narcissists.
Workplace negativity can hurt productivity
Employees who point out problems in the office may help the company improve, but could be hurting themselves in the process.
Cheater, cheater: Study shows what happens when employees feel excluded at work
When employees feel left out, they act out. That's the message that new research from the University of Georgia Terry College of Business delivers as it explains why employees can become weasels to benefit their work group.
By studying twins, psychologist researches proactivity in the workplace
A Kansas State University psychological sciences professor is using twin studies to understand the nature versus nurture debate of the workplace: Do genetic factors or environmental factors influence employee proactivity?
Liberal countries have more satisfied citizens while conservatives are happier individuals
People living in more liberal countries are happier on average than those in less liberal countries, but individually, conservatives are happier than liberals no matter where they live, according to a study of people in 16 ...
Abusive leadership infects entire team
Supervisors who are abusive to individual employees can actually throw the entire work team into conflict, hurting productivity, finds new research led by a Michigan State University business scholar.
Study shows calm candidates perform better on tests used to screen job applicants
Applying for a job can be stressful at the best of times and even more so in today's very competitive job market. For some it is especially daunting when standardized tests—a proven tool in the selection process—are required. ...