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Dread Networking? Here’s How to Make It Feel Less Icky.

If you’re avoiding networking opportunities, you’re likely hurting your career. A simple shift in mindset could get you back in the game.

Researchers: Francesca Gino, Maryam Kouchaki and Tiziana Casciaro

July 30, 2021

Careers

A Surprising Benefit of Feeling Ownership over Your Possessions

Owning things can boost our self-esteem. And that, in turn, can make us want to help others.

Researchers: Ata Jami, Maryam Kouchaki and Francesca Gino

January 4, 2021

Social Impact

Is Your Company’s Code of Conduct Encouraging … Misconduct?

Using words like “we” and “us” can signal to employees that they won’t be severely punished.

Researchers: Maryam Kouchaki, Francesca Gino and Yuval Feldman

March 2, 2020

Organizations

Why You Should Skip the Easy Wins and Tackle the Hard Task First

New research shows that you and your organization lose out when you procrastinate on the difficult stuff.

Researchers: KC Diwas, Bradley Staats R. Staats, Maryam Kouchaki and Francesca Gino

November 4, 2019

Organizations

We Remember Our Coworkers’ Misdeeds, but What about Our Own?

“Unethical amnesia” helps preserve our positive self-image.

Researchers: Maryam Kouchaki and Francesca Gino

August 1, 2016

Fake It Until You Make It? Not So Fast

How we compensate when we can’t be our authentic selves.

Researchers: Francesca Gino, Maryam Kouchaki and Adam D. Galinsky

August 3, 2015

Leadership

Networking Is a Dirty Business

Seeking out professional connections leaves people feeling morally, and physically, dirty.

Researchers: Tiziana Casciaro, Francesca Gino and Maryam Kouchaki

October 6, 2014