New study examines how bullying by bosses emerges
As anyone who has experienced it will attest, dealing with a boss who acts abusively can be a very difficult and confusing experience. However, the process by which such behavior emerges has received little attention from ...
Wide-ranging networking boosts employee creativity
Companies can promote creativity in employees by encouraging them to network beyond their immediate business networks, according to a new study by management experts at Rice University, Australian National University (ANU), ...
Workplace rudeness is contagious, study says
Rudeness in the workplace isn't just unpleasant: It's also contagious.
Anxiety in the workplace can lead to lower job performance
The effect of workplace anxiety on job performance is closely connected to the quality of relationships between employees, their bosses and their co-workers, according to a new study from the University of Toronto focusing ...
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?