"Hidden costs" of variable compensation can cause stress and directly counter the hoped-for positive effects on performance.
It is important to make a good first impression and according to research at the University of New Hampshire trusting a person early on can have benefits over the life of the relationship, even after a violation of that trust.
Entrepreneurs supported by volunteer marketers grew monthly sales, monthly profits, total assets, and paid employees, all of which can then improve lives, sustain livelihoods, enhance overall living standards, and strengthen societies.
The National Cancer Institute's Genomic Data Commons (GDC), launched in 2016 by then-Vice President Joseph Biden and hosted at the University of Chicago, has become one of the largest and most widely used resources in cancer genomics, with more than 3.3 petabytes of data from more than 65 projects and over 84,000 anonymized patient cases, serving more than 50,000 unique users each month.
A Yale-led study found that the process states use to prune voter rolls incorrectly marks significant percentages of registered as having changed addresses.
CATONSVILLE, MD, February 25, 2021 - Short notice versus no advance notice makes a huge difference when it comes to employee scheduling in the restaurant industry. New research in the INFORMS journal Management Science finds checks for parties handled by servers who were asked (with no advance notice) to stay longer than their scheduled shift dropped by 4.4%, on average.
Zoom dress up parties, tug-of-war, 'trust falls' and escape rooms - team building exercises have become the go-to tool for managers trying to increase team rapport and productivity, but unfortunately many employees resent compulsory bonding and often regard these exercises as the bane of their workplace existence. A paper published by Sydney researchers has found participants have mixed feelings about team-building interventions, with the research revealing ethical implications in forcing employees to take part.
Decades of research across fields have shown that men tend to publish more research papers than women. A new study published this week suggests the driving factor behind this gender gap is the differing roles men and women in academia play as parents. In the years after a female professor becomes a parent, it found, her productivity drops off 20 percent. Men did not see such a decline.
A new study of how the 2020 major hurricanes and the COVID-19 pandemic affected each other as well as disaster response found that although prior experience enabled community-based organizations to respond to the pandemic, the pandemic is also creating new challenges to preparing for and responding to natural disasters.
The Governance Lab (The GovLab) at the NYU Tandon School of Engineering released a report, "The Power of Virtual Communities," which examines the role online groups play in creating opportunities for people to build new kinds of meaningful communities they often could not form in real space.