Tag Archives | Productivity

What do your co-workers really think of you?

Everyday in the workplace, colleagues actively compete for a limited amount of perks, including raises, promotions, bonuses and recognition. But new research from Washington University in St. Louis in the USA shows that, more than often than not, people fall short in determining which co-workers might be trying to edge them out on the job. […]

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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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Creative activities promote day-to-day wellbeing: Otago research

Everyday creative activity may lead to an “upward spiral” of increased wellbeing and creativity in young adults, new University of Otago research suggests. In their study, Department of Psychology researchers asked 658 university students to keep a daily diary of their experiences and emotional states over 13 days. After analysing the diaries the researchers, led […]

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