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2012-01-18 22:46:26

If you are unhappy at work, it could be partly due to your boss' management style, according to a new study by Dr. Nicolas Gillet, from the Université François Rabelais in Tours in France, and his team.

2012-01-04 09:07:12

Confronting an abusive boss is easier said than done: employees coping with the stress of abusive treatment prefer to avoid direct communication even though it would be the most effective tactic in terms of emotional wellbeing.

Bad Boss, Bad Marriage?
2011-11-28 13:04:53

Having an abusive boss not only causes problems at work but can lead to strained relationships at home, according to a Baylor University study published online in journal, Personnel Psychology.

2011-04-28 21:21:12

A year after the BP explosion and oil spill, those trying to find someone to blame are misguided, says psychological scientist E. Scott Geller, Alumni Distinguished professor at Virginia Tech, and author of a new paper published in Current Directions in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science.

2011-03-02 01:54:41

The more honesty and humility an employee may have, the higher their job performance, as rated by the employees' supervisor.

2011-02-23 15:35:00

OAKLAND, Calif., Feb. 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- San Mateo County Supervisor Adrienne J. Tissier today took the helm of the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) after her fellow commissioners unanimously elected her as chair at their regularly scheduled monthly meeting.

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2010-11-10 06:05:00

A Connecticut woman who was fired after writing a Facebook post ridiculing her supervisor has sparked a groundbreaking, first-of-its-kind legal case by the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), who argues that the woman’s remarks are protected speech under the nation’s labor laws.

2010-11-04 06:00:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 4, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Sixty African-American plaintiffs are suing G.E. for disturbing racial discrimination. Plaintiffs allege that their G.E.

2010-08-02 08:00:00

Local Ordinance will help City Recover $17.7 Million in Alcohol-Related Health Care Costs SAN FRANCISCO, Aug.

2010-04-21 07:00:00

RICHMOND, Va., April 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- They coached Special Olympics athletes, created a soccer program for middle school students, collected food for the homeless and mentored youth in academics, technology or team-building.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.