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Bosses Face more Discrimination if they are Women – from Employees of...

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 fizkes/Shutterstock.com Martin Abel, MiddleburyImagine that your boss Ethan calls you into his office. He expresses disappointment in your recent performance and lack of commitment. How...

How Remote Working can Increase Stress and Reduce Well-Being

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ShutterstockStephanie Russell, Anglia Ruskin UniversityRemote working is becoming more popular than ever. A study released by the Swiss office provider IWG found that 70%...

Gender Equity. The Way Things are Going, We won’t Reach True...

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Gender Equality is changing Quickly in Lower Management, but at the very Top there Remains a Hard-to-Attack Barrier. Rebecca Cassells, Curtin University and Alan Duncan,...

Eight Reasons why Comedians make Good Leaders

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Authored by Kathleen Cronie, University of AberdeenIf you were browsing Netflix’s comedy section recently, you might have noticed the Ukrainian sitcom, Servant of the People....

Explainer: What is Emotional Intelligence and Why do You Need it?

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Authored by Suzanne Ross, Nottingham Trent UniversityBritish politician, Andrew Mitchell is clearly a highly intelligent man. He’s well-educated, good at his job and was once...

Four Ways your Name can Affect your Job Prospects

Four ways your name can affect your job prospects
Ricardo Twumasi, University of ManchesterWhat’s in a name? A lot, according to research. Your name can have a huge influence on your prospects in...

Striving for Happiness could be Making you Unhappy – Here’s How...

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Authored by Lowri Dowthwaite, University of Central Lancashire Happiness is Big Business Happiness is big business, with sales of self-help books in the UK reaching record levels...

Why Teach Ethnography to Managers (in the Big Data Era)?

Why Teach Ethnography to Managers Big Data Era Leadership
Joonas Rokka, EM Lyon and Lionel Sitz, EM LyonIn management circles and beyond, companies are rushing to integrate, adapt and exploit big data in...