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The Roots Of Human Altruism

The Roots Of Human Altruism

Judith Burkart, University of Zurich Apes hardly ever act selflessly without being solicited by others; humans often do. What has caused this curious divergence, which is arguably the secret to our species’ unparalleled success? A team headed...

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2014-08-29 23:09:39

Sports Conflict Institute Founder, Joshua Gordon, interviews Gary Namie, Research Director of the Workplace Bullying Institute about bullying in sports. Namie clears up a number of issues regarding bullying, including its definition, the line between toughening up a player and bullying a player, and why bullying has been accepted by many sports organizations in the past. Eugene, OR (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 What is bullying and why does it matter in sports? Dr. Gary Namie defines bullying...

2014-08-28 23:13:00

PeopleKeys has released the results of a new study showing that employee job satisfaction in the healthcare industry has a direct impact on the quality of care offered to patients. Boardman, OH (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 In the healthcare industry, there is one primary question that hospitals and private practices struggle with: How can the overall quality of patient care be improved? A new multi-year study of the healthcare industry tackles this question, and has collected data that shows...

2014-08-28 08:31:14

LONDON, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Achievers, the only true cloud Employee Success Platform(TM), today announced the appointment of Eric Allen as Managing Director, EMEA. Based in London, Allen is responsible for leading the company's business in EMEA and growing market share for Achievers' Employee Success Platform - the industry's most powerful solution for engaging, aligning, and recognizing employees. Allen brings leadership experience in enterprise solutions and has held...

2014-08-28 08:24:48

APA survey links employee recognition to satisfaction, motivation and work effort WASHINGTON, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Labor Day is a celebration of American workers and the contributions they have made to the well-being of the country. As we mark Labor Day's 120(th) year as a federal holiday, only about half of the U.S. workforce (51 percent) say they feel valued by their employer, more than a third (36 percent) haven't received any form of recognition in the last year and...

2014-08-27 23:13:48

From the developers of “The Social Express®,” Cool School includes lesson plans, interactive videos, assessments and everything else teachers need to educate and empower students. Encinitas, CA (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 According to the National Center for Educational Statistics, nearly 1 in 3 students report being bullied during the school year. States have implemented strict anti-bullying laws, but any educator will tell you that punitive action alone won’t extricate the...

2014-08-27 23:13:22

Barb Moses of Discover Leadership Training is thrilled to unveil her new two-part webinar series, “A Women’s Guide to Making Her Life Story a Best Seller.” The first of which will take place on Friday, September 5th at 12:00pm CDT. Houston, TX (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 Discover Leadership Training is the foremost expert in the field of personal and corporate transformation through their comprehensive leadership programs. As the Vice President of Discover Leadership Training, Barb...

2014-08-27 23:10:43

Leading HCM research and advisory firm cites cfactor's Vibe HCM has a unique focus on employee engagement – a philosophy inherent throughout the application. Saskatoon, SK (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 Brandon Hall Group, a preeminent HCM research and advisory services firm with more than 10,000 clients globally, releases Vibe HCM Solution Briefing complete with Analyst insights. Vibe HCM is a cloud-based human capital management suite that delivers comprehensive HR, Talent Management...

2014-08-27 23:01:46

Gun Crime in The United States, A Guide Released Today By NoBullying http://nobullying.com/gun-crime-statistics/ London, UK (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 Guns have been in the news a considerable amount these last few years. With the number or school shootings such as the Columbine school shooting and other violent attacks continuing to take over headlines, more and more individuals push to regulate guns. It is important to understand gun crime statistics inside of the United States, whether it...

2014-08-26 23:16:49

The John C. Maxwell Company leadership simulcast, L2:Learn-Lead and Transformational Leadership Summit will be presented in Washington, DC on October 10, 2014. The simulcast and live event will be hosted by the Georgetown University, Hariri Building / McDonough School of Business, located at 37th and O St., NW, Washington, DC (http://www.leadership.buzz). Washington, DC (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 The John C. Maxwell Company leadership simulcast, L2:Learn-Lead and Transformational Leadership...

2014-08-26 23:16:01

Bullying continues to be a hot topic for school communities. New violence prevention materials are now available to help administrators, teachers and parents give their students the understanding of what bullying is, and what they can do to stop it. Santa Cruz, CA (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 The back-to-school bell has rung! Each school year finds school administrators, parent groups, community organizations and mental health agencies increasing their focus on improving school climate and...


Word of the Day
bodacious
  • Remarkable; prodigious.
  • Audacious; gutsy.
  • Completely; extremely.
  • Audaciously; boldly.
  • Impressively great in size; enormous; extraordinary.
This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'
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