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Why Managers’ Attempts to Empower their Employees Often Fail – and...

Why managers’ attempts to empower their employees often fail – and even lead to unethical behavior
A majority of American workers right now are not feeling very motivated on the job, a new survey suggests. Management experts often encourage business leaders...

How the Philosophy Behind the Japanese Art Form of Kintsugi can...

How the philosophy behind the Japanese art form of kintsugi can help us navigate failure
Authored by Ella Tennant, Keele UniversityIn our 20s and 30s, there can be immense pressure to measure up to the expectations of society, our families,...

Tackling Burnout: How to Deal with Stress and Safety in the...

Tackling burnout- How to deal with stress and safety in the workplace
Authored by Kristen Deuzeman, Northern Alberta Institute of Technology When I began working in disaster and emergency management, there was a funny anecdote suggesting the job...

How do we make Workplaces Work for Autistic People?

Sandra Jones How do we make Workplaces Work for Autistic People
Authored by Sandra Jones, Australian Catholic University The unemployment rate in Australia for autistic people is 34.1%, according to the most recent data. This is more...

Quantum Physics Offers Insights about Leadership in the 21st Century

Quantum physics Offers Insights about Leadership in the 21st Century ManageMagazine
Authored by Randall Carolissen, University of Johannesburg It may seem strange to look to the discipline of quantum physics for lessons that will help to create...

Narcissists and Psychopaths: How some Societies Ensure these Dangerous People Never...

Narcissists and Psychopaths: How some Societies Ensure these Dangerous People never Wield Power
Throughout history, people who have gained positions of power tend to be precisely the kind of people who should not be entrusted with it....

Four Black Women who have Advanced Human Rights

Four Black Women who have Advanced Human Rights
Around the world, the activism of Black women has been instrumental in shaping social justice agendas and promoting human rights. Their work has improved...

January Blues: Cross-Country Skiers hold Clues to Beating it

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Authored by Martina Svensson, Lund University It’s that time of the year again. The festive season is over and we are left with the prospect of...

If CEOs want to Promote Diversity, they have to ‘Walk the Talk’

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Authored by Eddy Ng, Queen's University, Ontario In the business world, the adage often holds true: the buck stops at the desk of the chief executive...

Four Key Rules for Successful Leadership

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Authored by Christian Harrison, the University of the West of Scotland The disruption and devastation caused by the COVID-19 pandemic have changed the world. Not only has...