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People With Higher Emotional Intelligence Are Better Decision Makers
2013-11-20 12:02:49

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The concept of emotional intelligence (EQ) has been recognized in the field of psychology, most especially in the school of thought established by the humanists. EQ is understood as the ability to identify, use, understand and manage emotions. When a person possesses an elevated or high EQ, they are able to use their abilities positively as a means to relieve stress, communicate effectively, empathize with others, overcome challenges...

2013-10-31 23:24:58

Pushes Boundaries of Business Apps for iPad and Android Tablets Princeton, NJ (PRWEB) October 31, 2013 Every day employees across organizations must solve difficult problems and make tough decisions that impact the bottom line. Kepner-Tregoe (KT), the global capability development and consulting company, announced the launch of the new Kepner-Tregoe Tablet App, created to help employees manage these business challenges whether they are on a shop floor, in the field, at a remote office or...

2013-07-30 10:41:25

Men who decide to be screened for prostate cancer and those who forgo PSA screening stick with their decisions after receiving materials explaining the risks and benefits of the test. The decision aids greatly increased their knowledge about screening and reduced their conflict about what to do, but did not have an impact on their screening decision when measured a year later. That's the finding of a new study published today in JAMA Internal Medicine that examined both web-based and...

2013-07-17 23:25:28

i-Sight Software has announced that it will offer a free training webinar on how to eliminate bias in investigations. The webinar will be presented by Amy Oppenheimer, attorney, author and leading expert on workplace investigations, on July 31st 2013 from 2pm to 3pm EST. Ottawa, Ontario (PRWEB) July 17, 2013 An investigator’s job is to come to an unbiased conclusion about something that has occurred, but if the investigator is impacted by unconscious biases, staying impartial can be...

2013-07-09 16:33:52

U.S. intelligence agents – like the embattled Edward Snowden – are more prone to irrational inconsistencies in decision making when compared to college students and post-college adults. That's according a new Cornell University study to be published in an upcoming issue of the journal Psychological Science. The study found intelligence agents exhibited larger biases on 30 gain-loss framing decisions, and were also more confident in those decisions....

2013-05-28 15:30:23

In a research letter, Harlan M. Krumholz, M.D., S.M., from Yale University School of Medicine and colleagues, "sought to investigate preferences for participation in the decision-making process among individuals hospitalized with an acute myocardial infarction ([AMI] or heart attack)." The researchers combined data from two similar AMI registries (TRIUMPH and PREMIER) which resulted in 6,636 patients in the study sample who were asked about who should make decisions on treatment options....


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grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'