Using nonverbal cues like hand gestures can help make communicating over video more effective.
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Two strategies can make videoconferencing as effective as meeting face to face, or even better.
Airbnb listings aren’t required to comply with the ADA.
Airbnb’s platform perpetuates the social exclusion of people with disabilities, while the 30-year-old ADA doesn’t apply to the sharing economy.
Some people fear we’re interacting more with our phones at the expense of our loved ones.
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While there are negative impacts, many of the risks of too much screen time are overblown. A scholar who has studied the topic for years offers some tips for finding the right balance.
Trump has broken a lot of norms.
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Norms are perceptions or beliefs about what we understand the rules for acceptable behavior to be. Trump’s impeachment could help restore some of them.
More workplaces are banning employee relationships.
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Bosses tend to be oblivious to the power dynamics at play in such romantic entanglements.
A recent poll showed seven out of ten South Australian voters are against drilling in the Great Australian Bight.
It would take 17 days to respond to an oil spill in the Great Australian Bight. And that’s the best-case scenario.
Cohen testified that the Trump Organization is more about Trump than doing business.
While Trump may be an extreme example, much of the conduct Cohen highlighted reflects attitudes and actions commonplace among public companies.
Trump recently called the border a crisis during a televised address.
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Trump and other leaders use the word ‘crisis’ to claim there’s an emergency that demands urgent action. A leadership expert explains how to evaluate those claims.
There were 84 women in the U.S. House of Representatives in 2018 - and there are 106 in 2019.
Office of Nancy Pelosi
Research shows that women work more collaboratively than men in groups and create more inclusive solutions to thorny problems. More women in Washington could bridge America’s yawning partisan divide.
Google employees protest outside the Googleplex HQ in Mountain View, California.
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At a time when discussions about tech companies revolve around algorithms making automated decisions, the walkout gives Google a thousand human faces.
Trump meets with his ‘board.’
The allegations raised in a book on the Trump administration by Bob Woodward and an anonymous op-ed would be enough to get most CEOs fired.
Trump and Putin shake hands at the conclusion of their joint news conference.
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Research on proactive behavior shows it can help people perform better at their jobs. A failure to do so can be even more consequential.
The bravado of bank CEOs in Australia has left a trail of scandals that may take years to fully uncover.
Positive emotions, such as passion, have an established foothold in airport books on great leadership and executive coaching seminars. However, overemphasising “positive” emotions can be problematic.
Race Discrimination Commissioner, Tim Soutphommasane, has criticised the lack of diversity in Australian business leaders.
Some leadership attributes, like being trustworthy or encouraging, are viewed the same way in all cultures but there are other traits that only spell leadership to people of Anglo-Celtic backgrounds.
Leaders often don’t notice how much they base their idea of leadership on themselves.
We may often criticise our lack of leaders. But leadership is not easy to define – even by leaders themselves.
Patriots head coach Bill Belichick talks to players during a game against the New Orleans Saints on Sept. 17, 2017.
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According to a management scholar, a team’s mindset and structure – not its stars – will often determine its success.
Congress could learn a thing or two about acting proactively from Elon Musk, seen here with his Dragon space capsule.
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Research shows the ability to act strategically for the long term is a key component of successful leadership – and sorely lacking in Congress these days.
Managers’ short term incentives mean they can’t follow through on grand climate change programs.
Climate change may be a business opportunity, but research shows that market forces serve to systematically undermine climate change programs.
The classroom can be a cultural minefield or a place to grow cross-cultural understanding, depending on how you engage with it.
Framing freedom of speech and cultural sensitivity as competing goals makes us miss opportunities to develop cross-cultural competency.
BMW recently opened a factory for aging workers in southern Germany.
Employers who cater for their ageing workforce will get better staff productivity and engagement levels