HRM practices a predictor for business resilience after layoffs
Organizations that encourage participative, motivation practices will recover more quickly after layoffs than those that emphasize financial incentives.
Artificial intelligence can help some businesses but may not others
The temptation for businesses to use artificial intelligence and other technology to improve performance, drive down labor costs, and better the bottom line is understandable. But before pursuing automation that could put the jobs of human employees at risk, it is important that business owners take careful stock of their operations.
Have more women on boards to ensure consumer safety
Boards that include women may be more responsive to a diverse set of stakeholders, including at-risk customers. Boards do not make the recall decisions, but instead they set the tone and expectations for how managers are to make these decisions.
The best way to support stressed out friends and family
Too often we try and console people by using language that is more about us than them. The person in an anxious, stressed or depressed state is not concerned with what you understand or know.
Toxic personality but still successful professionally?
Toxic personality is a term used to describe people who behave greedily, immodestly and unfairly and take the truth very lightly (again, no DT jokes). Researchers have now found out why such people can still succeed in their careers. The trick that leads to the top is social skill. The results were published in the journal “Personality and Individual Differences”.
Complex effects of contact between minority and majority groups
The job of the leaders of an organization is to provide a sense of safety and belonging and a system of values, together with an overarching sense of shared purpose.
Rationality and reasonableness viewed as distinct principles of judgment
When it comes to making sound judgments, most people think that being rational is self-serving and being reasonable is fair and balanced, according to some interesting new research.
Preventing toxic work environments through ethical leadership
While it would be easy for supervisors to ignore the situation or to confront and punish employees for counter-productive behavior, research shows that ethical leadership may prevent these types of outbursts from ever even happening.
Being cooperative makes you a leader
New game theory research finds that the shorter time it takes imitators to naturally adopt the cooperators patterns of behavior, the more likely that person is to become a leader.
Winning-at-all-costs in the workplace: Short-term gains could spell long-term disaster
Machiavellian employees tend to develop a bottom-line mentality more strongly when they perceive their management endorses bottom-line outcomes and were more likely to deviate from organizational norms, rules and practices.
Supervisors driven by bottom line fail to get top performance from employees
Employees come to work or stay with a company for four main reasons.
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