A group of researchers from Trinity University and University of Kentucky have carried out an extensive inquiry into workplace bullying at Dunder Mifflin, the fictional Scranton-based paper company featured in the U.S. mockumentary TV show The Office. And the results,
If I ask you to name a place you wish you were right now, work wouldn’t necessarily be the first thing to come to mind. But for some people, work can be a welcome distraction from the stresses of their
It’s Monday. Of course it’s Monday. In a study published this month in Anxiety, Stress & Coping, researchers from Macquarie University in Australia looked at how workplace incivility fluctuates over the course of the workweek. Participants of both genders reported
Sitting in a gray room with no windows isn’t anyone’s idea of a good time. And according to some new research published in PLoS ONE, it’s not anyone’s idea of a productive time either. The paper, titled “Why We Need
What makes employees loyal to their employer? Competitive salaries? Lavish benefits? OK, those things definitely don’t hurt. But some new research suggests that trust also plays an important role. The study, a collaboration between researchers from Peking University’s psychology department
People are switching jobs more than ever before. An analysis published by LinkedIn this week found that job-hopping has almost doubled in the last two decades. Chalk it up to a changing economy, or maybe just another problem with millennials.
You’ve always been the “mature” one in your circle of friends; maybe you were recognized and praised by a coach or teacher for being considerate, understanding, patient with your peers and calm under pressure. Or, maybe no one really noticed.