Scientists discover unique stretchable conductor

The Air Force Research Laboratory has developed liquid metal systems which autonomously change structure so that they become better conductors in response to strain.

Rise in worker happiness leads to an increase in productivity

A new report to be published on IZA World of Labor finds that a rise in workers' happiness leads to an increase in productivity; and companies would profit from investment in their employees' well-being, following research ...

Concept of 'glass cliff' resonates for women

The inventors of the term "glass cliff" – which appears on the shortlist for the Oxford Dictionaries word of the year 2016 – say it has found fame because it resonates for so many women.

Happy-go-lucky CEOs score better returns

A CEO's natural sunny disposition can have an impact on the way the market reacts to announcements of company earnings, according to research from the University of British Columbia's Sauder School of Business.

India's Wipro shares dive after business split

Shares in India's third-biggest software firm Wipro tumbled more than 11 percent on Tuesday, its first day of trading as a standalone IT company since it hived off other businesses into a separate unit.

Report finds it pays to hire disabled workers

Expanding the workplace talent pool through hiring employees with disabilities makes good business sense, according to a report produced by an ILR School partnership with The Conference Board.

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