Management & Organization

When Rudeness Becomes A Matter of Life or Death
New research shows how rudeness can become deadly, interfering with doctors' decision-making and lead to misdiagnoses.
Apr 15, 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.
Apr 13, 2021
Gaining Confidence To Speak Up
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.
Mar 25, 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.
Mar 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.
Mar 23, 2021
How Noncompete Agreements Stifle Workers
Maryland Smith’s Evan Starr has extensively studied noncompetes, with the same conclusion: the agreements hurt workers.
Dec 03, 2020
Show Your Work: A Plea For Better Research Methods
A new paper says management researchers should show more data and use a simple graphical tool.
Dec 03, 2020
Leadership Lessons from Japan’s Cotton Spinning Industry
When it comes to a company’s success, is it better to have one strong leader at the top or several leaders sharing responsibilities? The early Japanese cotton spinning industry might have the answer.
Nov 10, 2020
Why Critics Don’t Pan Blockbusters… At Least Not Right Away
New research finds media outlets delay negative reviews of movies and video games.
Sep 18, 2020
How to Feel Like You Belong No Matter Where You’re Working
New Research Offers Strategies for Inclusion in a Multinational Organization
Aug 20, 2020

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