Here’s What Happens When New Employees Speak Up.

New employees bring fresh perspectives but whether they speak up with ideas and feedback often depends on the manager they are paired with, finds new research.

Love Your Work and Your Paycheck, Too? Don’t Tell the Hiring Manager

New research finds hiring managers are biased against job candidates who reveal interest in things like pay and benefits, not just the work itself. But being motivated by both is better for organizations and employees.

Bad Bosses Make Themselves Feel Bad Too

Call it karma. Abusive leaders cause suffering not only for their employees, but also for themselves.

The Science of Open Secrets at Work

Every workplace has its open secrets. Multiple people may witness the same bad behavior from the same source, but nobody speaks up. Maryland Smith research explains why.

Pitching Novel Ideas to the Boss

Have an amazing idea that could have a big impact for your organization? Now it’s up to you to really sell it to your boss. Maryland Smith professors explain how to make that happen.

Your Unfair Boss Might Just Be Overworked

Think your boss is a jerk because he or she treated you unfairly? New Maryland Smith research reveals that having too much to do can affect a manager's ability to be fair.

The Value of Opposing Viewpoints

Team members aren’t always going to agree with leaders’ goals and strategies. And sometimes, having disagreement among teams is actually ideal for dealing with complex problems.

The Trouble with Referrals from on High

Hiring managers invite harsh moral judgments when they give jobs to friends referred by high-powered individuals within their organizations.

Breaking the Spiral of Workplace Abuse

Targets of intimidation, humiliation and verbal attacks can flip the script on a bad boss, shifting the balance of power in their favor.

When the New Boss Has Big Shoes to Fill

Words of wisdom for new managers: First win over your team, then roll out your changes with a keen understanding of your predecessor.

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