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2013-08-02 11:30:04

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Responsible parents may teach their kids "don't judge a book by its cover" or "real beauty is on the inside," but those same parents may not be following their own advice when it comes to relationships in the workplace. According to a new study in the journal Human Performance, less attractive and less agreeable people tend to be the target of counterproductive work behavior (CWB), or "behavior intended to hurt the organization or...

2013-02-15 23:01:47

New article explains challenges and misconceptions of unhealthy work behavior and opportunities of Human Capital Risk Management New York, NY (PRWEB) February 15, 2013 Employers lose $50-200 billion annually thanks to employee theft, fraud, embezzlement, and vandalism. Workplace bullying is becoming a major public health concern with an estimated 71.5 million workers affected. The business costs of harmful workplace behaviors can be devastating, yet many leaders and HR professionals fail...


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