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How are biracial people perceived in terms of race
December 6, 2017

How Are Black–White Biracial People Perceived in Terms of Race?

Understanding the answer—and why black and white Americans may percieve biracial people differently—is increasingly important in a multiracial society.

Two office teams have a tug-of-war in a conference room
December 1, 2017

How the Wrong Team Can End Up with Too Much Power in an Organization

Employee incentives that made sense at the time can lead to problematic power dynamics.

December 1, 2017

Video: Exploring the Psychology of Trust

“People are making judgements about trustworthiness within 100 milliseconds.”

November 10, 2017

Take 5: How to Adapt to Changes in Your Industry

In many businesses, change is the only constant. Are you prepared?

when do relative incentives work to motivate employees
November 2, 2017

Making Employees Compete for Rewards Can Motivate Them—or It Can Backfire

When employees care about each other, rewarding group performance may be the better strategy.

There are several ways to motivate employees.
November 2, 2017

Video: Two Leaders Explain How They Overcame Trust Deficits in Their Organizations

“A high trust culture is absolutely essential to deliver high performance.”

Being uncomfortably hot makes us less likely to help.
October 2, 2017

Is It Too Hot to Help Out?

Why the thermostat may be the key to better customer service.

Promoting employee as motivation
September 7, 2017

When Picking the Wrong Person for the Job Is the Right Move

Sometimes building credible relationships with your employees and suppliers is more important than finding the “perfect” fit.

Music can empower you to take initiative.
September 7, 2017

Take 5: How Power Dynamics Shape Our Behavior

Power—or the lack of it—impacts everything from snack choices to economic growth.

Huge Hand Bridge Between Mountains
August 4, 2017

Video: How Trust Takes Us Out of Our Comfort Zone

The more trusting the relationship, the more you have to gain—or lose.

Companies should adopt intentional leadership strategies since developing leaders internally is critical to success.
July 5, 2017

Four Strategies for Cultivating Strong Leaders Internally

A retired brigadier general explains how companies can prioritize talent development.

The spillover effect in offices impacts workers in close physical proximity.
May 8, 2017

Sitting Near a High-Performer Can Make You Better at Your Job

“Spillover” from certain coworkers can boost our productivity—or jeopardize our employment.

Social media echo chambers form surprisingly fast.
April 6, 2017

The Surprising Speed with Which We Become Polarized Online

Users isolate themselves in social media echo chambers, even when they start out looking at a variety of posts.

Demand for nurses outpaces supply, which can be bad for patients.
April 4, 2017

What Happens to Patient Care When There Are Not Enough Nurses?

The impact can be significant, especially in nursing homes.

How to act ethically at work and avoid unethical behavior
March 6, 2017

Take 5: How Leaders Can Stamp Out Bad Behavior and Create a Culture of Integrity

Practical tips to reign in an unethical boss and encourage employees to do the right thing.

Belief in fake news is about tribalism as much as truth.
March 6, 2017

The Psychology Behind Fake News

Cognitive biases help explain our polarized media climate.

Employees are intrinsically motivated by a climate of stewardship.
February 3, 2017

Are Your Employees Putting the Company's Interests First?

A new tool measures a firm’s “stewardship climate.”

An ex-offender tries to get hired despite his criminal record.
February 3, 2017

Should You Hire Someone with a Criminal Record?

Companies that give ex-offenders a fresh start may be rewarded with employees who stick around.

Using the psychology of persuasion to sell a new idea.
February 3, 2017

Four Tips to Persuade Others Your Idea Is a Winner

Want to shake up the status quo? Use psychology to your advantage.

Countering the effects of launching a startup in a recession.
January 5, 2017

Businesses Born in a Recession Tend to Start Smaller and Stay Smaller

Yet there are ways business owners can counter these long-term effects.

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