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Abusive Leadership Can Infect The Entire Team

Abusive Leadership Can Infect The Entire Team

Supervisors who are abusive to individual employees can actually throw the entire work team into conflict, hurting productivity, finds new research led by a Michigan State University business scholar.

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Norwegian Study Investigates The Prevalence Of Workaholism

Nearly one in 10 employees suffer from some form of workaholism, researchers from the University of Bergen (UiB) Department of Psychosocial Science claim in research published Wednesday in the online edition of the journal PLOS ONE.

Apples CEO Not Satisfied With Employee Diversity Figures

Apple has become the latest of the large tech companies to release data on employee diversity. The figures reflect a lack of diversity already seen in previous reports by the likes of Google and Yahoo.

Want To Kill Creativity Of Women In Teams Fire Up The

Olin Business School study finds gender stereotypes continue to affect workplace behavior.

Launch Advisory Lockheed Martin Commercial Launch Services

Tomorrow, Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] Commercial Launch Services will launch the WorldView-3 commercial remote sensing spacecraft aboard an Atlas V. Live streaming video will be available.

Northrop Grumman to Provide Navigation System for Solar

Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) has been awarded a contract from the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (APL) to supply its space inertial reference system for NASA's Solar Probe Plus program.

Experts Divided On What Impact Robots And AI Will Have On

Nearly half of all industry experts believe that robots and artificial intelligence will displace a significant number of both blue-collar and white-collar workers by 2025, and many of them are concerned that this phenomenon will result in vast increases in income inequality.

Disney Appears To Be Amazons Latest Foe

In what looks to be the latest in a series of disputes, Amazon has restricted preorders of some big name Disney movies, including “Captain America: The Winter Soldier,” “Maleficent,” and “Muppets Most Wanted.”

Do Women Need To Man Up For Male-dominated Fields

Women applying for a job in male-dominated fields should consider playing up their masculine qualities, indicates new research

Verizon Defends Decision To Start Throttling Some Unlimited

A top mobile service provider is defending the decision to limit its decision to slow data transfer speeds for some customers, stating that it would only happen in “very limited circumstances” and is also accusing the FCC of coming down hard on the company over a common industry practice.

NASA Navy Prepare for Orion Spacecraft to Make a Splash

A team of technicians, engineers, sailors and divers just wrapped up a successful week of testing and preparing for various scenarios that could play out when NASA's new Orion spacecraft splashes into the Pacific Ocean following its first space flight test in December.

The Future is Now Innovative Advanced Concepts Selected for

Looking ahead to an exciting future, NASA is continuing to invest in concepts that may one day revolutionize how we live and work in space with the selection of five technology proposals for continued study under the NASA Innovative Advanced Concepts (NIAC) Program.

NASA Announces Next Opportunity for CubeSat Space Missions

NASA is opening the next round of its CubeSat Launch Initiative, part of the White House Maker Initiative, in an effort to engage the growing community of space enthusiasts that can contribute to NASA's space exploration goals.

Attention Bosses Web-Surfing At Work Has Its Benefits

Management might call it cyberloafing, but new research reveals how online breaks can benefit employees and employers.


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Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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