Federal Government releases report National Report on Mental Health and Suicide Prevention.

Federal Government releases report National Report on Mental Health and Suicide Prevention. In May 2017, the National Mental Health Commission released its 2016 National Report on Mental Health and Suicide Prevention.  In the Report, they consider the factors that will lay the foundations for the Commission’s future monitoring and reporting and share the experiences of people, […]

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Overconfident CEOs are less socially responsible

Barry Oliver, The University of Queensland Overconfident CEOs tend to lead to less corporate social responsibility in a company,  research shows. The more confident the CEO, the less their firm invests in activity that has a positive impact on society. They looked at 2,138 firms with 3,478 different CEOs from US exchange listed firms across […]

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Productivity push should focus on Frontline Managers

Productivity push should focus on Frontline Managers Daryll Hull, Macquarie University Australia has more than two million registered businesses, and at least equally that number of actual places of work. These range from one and two person workplaces to groups of 100 people plus. These work places are the front line in the productivity debate. […]

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Everything you need to know about workplace bullying

Everything you need to know about workplace bullying Frances McGregor, University of Huddersfield Whether it happens in the playground or in the workplace, bullying can be enormously distressing and disturbing for anyone on the receiving end. Stories crop up in many places including allegations made during employment tribunals, political parties of all sizes and by […]

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Why going the extra mile at work could be a backward step

Why going the extra mile at work could be a backward step Nicholas Kinnie, University of Bath; Bruce Rayton, University of Bath; Janet Walsh, King’s College London, and Stephen Deery, King’s College London In an increasingly competitive world, employers are always looking for ways to get more from their staff. Typically, this involves encouraging employees […]

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WorkLife: Why is work making us sick? (Audio)

WorkLife: Why is work making us sick? (Audio) Worker compensation claims have been decreasing over time but this masks all kinds of problems with our wellbeing at work. Making our workplaces healthier and safer means we have to confront all those things causing us stress at work. And that’s not going to be solved by […]

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These are the characteristics of people most likely to cut corners at work

These are the characteristics of people most likely to cut corners at work Peter O’Connor, Queensland University of Technology and Peter Karl Jonason, Western Sydney University In a newly published study, we found that employees who “cut corners” tend to be morally compromised, low in conscientiousness, self-focused and impulsive. This in addition to the potential […]

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