No-one likes or benefits from a negative performance review, new research has found, and a critical evaluation can have a negative effect on any employee, even those normally motivated to learn and improve.
Far from being dominated by women juggling work and childcare, the ranks of remote workers in the US are overwhelmingly made up of men, a new survey has found.
For senior executives, it's inspiration, not perspiration, that matters. More precisely, the ability to motivate and lead others is the most important skill that boards are looking for when they make senior appointments, far more so than their ability to be a "top performer".
Given how much time most of us spend there, it's not surprising that our offices can be fertile breeding grounds for romantic intrigue. But what influences how such liaisons are perceived by coworkers?
Open innovation doesn't just happen by magic. Companies that want to encourage more open and participatory innovation need to nurture and support it. And according to a new study, that can be done in just three simple steps.
Higher levels of corporate integrity lead to better outcomes and greater profitability. But a new study suggests with an excessive focus on shareholder value means that public companies are less able to maintain their "integrity capital".
Vision, confidence and pride in one's own accomplishments are all desirable leadership traits. But they're also signs of a narcissist. Which is why a new study has tried to come up with a definitive answer to the question: do narcissists make good leaders?
The role that exercise can play in helping to reduce stress is well-known. But new research has found that exercise also helps us 'detach' from work and can empower us to feel that we have better work-life balance.
With narcissism a growing problem in the workplace, new research has revealed some tell-tale signs of this toxic behavior. Narcissists, it seems, like to tweet and are keen to make their mark Facebook.
Developing and engaging talent and encouraging employees to providing a good customer experience are the most pressing challenges facing CEOs in the year ahead, a new report from the Conference Board suggests.
Despite all the stereotypes about Gen Y's technological savvy, a new study has found that many of these 'digital natives' are ignorant or even sceptical about the usefulness and desirability of using social media to enhance their job search experience.
What are the hot jobs that are likely to be in demand in 2014 and beyond? If one thing is certain, its that executives with skills in big data and analytics are among those who will find employers queuing up for their services.
Despite the endless platitudes about the importance of customer service and the big-money efforts companies are making to improve it, American consumers are more dissatisfied than ever with the products and services they buy.
Employees working in environments that support their spirituality have better relationships with their colleagues and are more likely to be engaged in their work, recent research has found. But don't confuse "faith-friendly" with "faith-based".
Companies that invade the privacy of job applicants by prying into their social media activities risk alienating and driving away the very top job candidates they hope to attract , new research has shown.