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April 13, 2021
Have Something To Say? Your Boss Wants You to Do it in Private.
Managers want employees to share thoughts and concerns in one-on-one settings – not public meetings – because they want to save face, finds new research.
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April 13, 2021
The Other Side of Mobile App Adoption
New research shows higher app adoption among hotel chains could be linked to lower spending among lower level loyalty customers, who are more likely to use apps to get the best deals.
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March 25, 2021
How To Get Women To Speak Up More At Work
New research finds don't women speak up as much as men in organizations, but they can gain confidence to do so if they see women leaders speak up first.
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March 23, 2021
Behind The Dynamics of What We Buy
New research pair the data collected at checkout at major retailers with the “why” behind consumer purchases.
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March 23, 2021
The Cost of Being Transparent
New research shows that information public companies reveal in SEC disclosures cuts down their competitive advantage faster.
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March 23, 2021
Need To Delegate At Work? Pick the Popular People
New research finds that employees with more friends at work will be better at getting things done and asking for help when they need it.
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March 23, 2021
With Great Power Comes Great Job Demands, Stress
New research finds that having power at work is a double-edged sword: it makes your job more demanding, which has both good implications and bad implications, simultaneously.
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March 4, 2021
Unveiling the “Dark” Side of Business
New research shows the “dark” personality traits that make a boss bad may be the reason they got the job in the first place.
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February 23, 2021
Why Short-Termism Is Shortsighted
When companies focus on returning money to shareholders each quarter, rather than spending money on innovation and improvements, they’re dragging down the economy, says new research.
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February 18, 2021
Improving Access To Banking Without Sacrificing Profits
New research explores a successful bank making an impact in poor, rural areas in Africa.
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