"Why you gotta be so rude?" The rise of the 'vicious cycle' of workplace incivility
Uncivil behavior at work can range from criticizing someone in public, rude or obnoxious behavior or withholding important information, to more subtle acts such as arriving late to a meeting, checking email or texting during a meeting, or ignoring or interrupting a colleague.
Female professionals suffering domestic abuse feel socially and professionally isolated
Domestic abuse has been increasing—up 70% in Europe according to the WHO and 100% in parts of the US. It has been called the silent pandemic. A new study shows how the increase in domestic abuse is affecting one particular class of professionals: Female doctors.
Rethinking women's mental health following partner abuse
Researchers are arguing for a completely new approach to women’s mental health following intimate partner violence - one that sees a woman’s distress as a normal response, in a society where gender inequalities and biases underpin that violence.
The economic costs of workplace bullying
In addition to lost productivity from workplace bullying, there are also likely to be costs associated with early retirement and presenteeism. Furthermore, bullying-related costs are unlikely to have gone away as a result of new COVID-19 work-from-home practices.
How couples weather the COVID-19 financial storm
It’s all very well to “be there” for your partner, but unless you know that that means for them, you’re not going to get very far. We assume we know and, statistically, 90% of the time we don’t.
Groups work better when stakes are gradually increased
A gradual approach to increasing the stakes of group coordination projects can improve overall team performance, according to a new research paper.
Caring for family is what motivates people worldwide
"People consistently rated kin care and mate retention as the most important motivations in their lives, and we found this over and over, in all 27 countries that participated,"
Greater well-being comes from smaller social networks
Loneliness is becoming an epidemic in our society affecting people of all ages. Many physical and psychiatric diseases are directly tied to it, including dementia, heart disease and schizophrenia. Without sufficient face-to-face contact the psychic and physical immune systems prepare for death.
Weakening link between workplace sexual harassment and women's negative self-views
Increased feelings of support and empowerment have been reported in response to the #MeToo movement.
How bosses react influences whether workers speak up
How a leader responds to employee suggestions can impact whether or not the employee opens up in the future.
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