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The hesitancy of companies towards distance can lead to situations that are detrimental to the well-being and performance of teleworkers. Shutterstock

To demonstrate their commitment, teleworkers are making themselves more available than ever

In a context where physical presence is still highly valued, employees are extending their working hours to gain the trust of their superiors.
The family business is among the most common organizations in the world. But figuring out succession plans is rife with complications. (Unsplash)

The future of the family business: 4 strategies for a successful transition

As aging parents wonder about the future of the family businesses they founded, four succession strategies could help.
For narcissistic managers, it’s all about them, not their employees. Anna Koldunova/Shutterstock

Can narcissistic managers fake that they care?

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?
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. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)

The painful collision between work life and pregnancy loss

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.
A lifeguard disinfects mattresses used to slide down a water slide in Bromont, Que., in June 2020 as water parks reopened in the province. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson

Managers must listen to workers of all ages on COVID-19 safety

Clear and consistent safety messaging in workplaces is imperative for employees both young and old.
Most management theories still in practice were developed more than a century ago. (Shutterstock)

Why good people manage badly

Very few companies have embraced alternative management systems that satisfy the interests of customers, employees and shareholders concurrently,
Life Care Center in Washington state was at the center of the U.S. outbreak back in early March. AP Photo/Ted S. Warren

Why some nursing homes are better than others at protecting residents and staff from COVID-19

While nursing homes have accounted for more than half of COVID-19 deaths in some states, they've barely been a factor in others. Three experts explain why.

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