Why the boss always gets the blame

An employee receives significantly more praise if his actions result in positive consequences than his superior. An experiment conducted by a team of researchers from Bochum and Cologne has demonstrated that, unlike previously ...

Abusive bosses experience short-lived benefits

Being a jerk to your employees may actually improve your well-being, but only for a short while, suggests new research on abusive bosses co-authored by a Michigan State University business scholar.

Uber to investigate sexual harassment claim by engineer

Uber's chief executive ordered an investigation Monday into a sexual-harassment claim made by a female engineer who said her prospects at the company evaporated after she complained about advances from her boss.

Bad bosses come in two forms—dark or dysfunctional

Bad bosses generally come in two forms. There are the dysfunctional ones, like Michael Scott from the TV series The Office; then there are the dark ones, like Gordon Gekko from the film Wall Street. Researchers including ...

New research explores why people 'pass the buck'

People are more likely to delegate decisions—or "pass the buck"—when faced with choices that affect others than when those decisions affect only themselves, according to new research from Mary Steffel, assistant professor ...

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