A recent study suggests that organizations can lessen the negative effects of the pandemic by implementing key support measures to make employees feel more committed and content in their jobs.
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Organizations can reduce some of the negative effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. Providing customizable support measures can improve employees’ work commitment and well-being.
CEOs have to show they’re serious about diversity for their human resources managers to do so. That could involve tying compensation to diversity targets.
How human resources managers assess their CEO’s true intentions on diversity are crucial to understanding whether an organization’s diversity agenda will be followed.
Today’s workers are rejecting management hierarchies and want more autonomy and teamwork.
Employees are demanding a more human-centric workplace, with space for trust and vulnerability. Management is over. The era of co-creation is underway.
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has reshuffled his cabinet amid growing accusations of of graft, and an outbreak of violence unprecedented in 25 years.
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South Africa’s public sector works somewhat better than those of most other middle-income countries. Yet, unlike them, it has not managed to achieve gains in the midst of messiness.
Some young employees worry that not having the daily interactions of pre-pandemic office life will impede their career advancement.
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UK chancellor Rishi Sunak has warned that young people’s career chances could suffer without returning to the office. But lockdown has bigger lessons for workplaces.
Coal miner Alexei Stakhanov in 1935.
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A record-breaking Soviet miner from 1935 embodied a system of values that is central to contemporary work cultures today.
So many ideas, so many decisions to be made.
New research sheds light on how to steer a path between nurturing novel ideas and also subjecting them to the rigorous scrutiny needed to ensure they are truly viable.
The hesitancy of companies towards distance can lead to situations that are detrimental to the well-being and performance of teleworkers.
In a context where physical presence is still highly valued, employees are extending their working hours to gain the trust of their superiors.
The Morrison government’s decision to drop vaccination targets goes against decades of research and evidence on the importance of goal-setting.
The family business is among the most common organizations in the world. But figuring out succession plans is rife with complications.
As aging parents wonder about the future of the family businesses they founded, four succession strategies could help.
Unwanted touching in the office is an all-too-common experience for women.
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A review of some cases offers a window into why very few civil sexual harassment claims make it to trial.
For narcissistic managers, it’s all about them, not their employees.
Narcissism is relatively common among managers and can damage their relationships with employees. Yet some narcissists can enourage trust despite their shortcomings. So how can they be detected?
Donald Trump speaks to members of the media on the South Lawn of the White House in May 2019.
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While toxic CEOs may leave organizations, their style of leadership and the damage they leave behind have a long shelf life.
In this November 2019 photo, Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, stands beside her husband at a Remembrance Day ceremony. She’s among high-profile women to go public with her miscarriage.
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Employees who have suffered a miscarriage or stillbirth are more likely to quit their jobs and suffer from impaired work performance. Pregnancy loss is not just a personal issue, but a workplace issue.
Good leadership has hidden payoffs.
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Liking your boss and your company can lead to bad behaviour.
Many workplaces have dramatically changed during the COVID-19 pandemic. Performance assessments and compensation should reflect the new way of working.
Existing employee assessment and compensation structures are not suited to the reality of remote work. It’s time to change that.
A lifeguard disinfects mattresses used to slide down a water slide in Bromont, Que., in June 2020 as water parks reopened in the province.
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Clear and consistent safety messaging in workplaces is imperative for employees both young and old.
Many online users give consent for use of their data without worrying about the implications.
Our current digital era and reliance on technology favours information as a form of capital.
Two metres apart.
There’s an important distinction between planned and unplanned communication.
Taiwan celebrates a third week of zero cases of COVID-19 infection on April 17.
Taiwan and Iceland both deployed a cooperative strategy early on in the COVID-19 pandemic – and it’s helped win public trust.