Latest Thomas A. Wright Stories

2009-12-08 19:43:44

A Kansas State University professor's research is showing a gap between the character traits that business students say make a good executive and the traits they describe having themselves. Thomas A. Wright, the Jon Wefald Leadership Chair in Business Administration, said business schools need to close that gap by continuously discussing ethics and character in the classroom. Wright suggests that there is a significant moral decline in higher education, including in schools of business. He...

2009-03-19 12:31:06

Employee well-being is a significant predictor of one's cardiovascular health as measured by pulse product, U.S. researchers suggest. Thomas A. Wright of Kansas State University found a link between physical and mental well-being that employees and employers may be able to capitalize on -- because better employee health can translate into more productivity and wealth. He said both physical and psychological well-being should be considered in terms of efficiency. One's psychological...

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This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.