Latest Committee on Institutional Cooperation Stories

Workers Want Life Outside Of The Workplace
2013-02-21 10:59:19

Michigan State University A memo to employers: Just because your workers live alone doesn´t mean they don´t have lives beyond the office. New research at Michigan State University suggests the growing number of workers who are single and without children have trouble finding the time or energy to participate in non-work interests, just like those with spouses and kids. Workers struggling with work-life balance reported less satisfaction with their lives and jobs and more...

Sharing Space Breeds Collaboration
2012-10-26 15:18:08

University of Michigan A new University of Michigan study shows that when researchers share a building, and especially a floor, the likelihood of forming new collaborations and obtaining funding increases dramatically. The findings have wide relevance to corporations, as well. “Our analyses clearly show that there are benefits to co-location,” said Jason Owen-Smith, an associate professor of sociology and organizational studies. Researchers who occupy the same building...

Word of the Day
  • Good cheer; viands.
  • To revel; to feast.
The word 'bellycheer' may come from 'belle cheer', "good cheer".