Posts Tagged ‘workplace’

For tastier food, try a dash of workplace injustice

May. 13, 2013 | Filed under: Business, Law and Society, Media Release | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , ,

A new UBC study from the Sauder School of Business reveals that experiencing unfair treatment at work can sharpen the taste buds, providing evidence that stress has a physiological effect on people.

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Catfight? Workplace conflicts between women get bad rap

Feb. 25, 2013 | Filed under: Business, Law and Society, Media Release, News Feed | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

A new UBC study suggests troubling perceptions exist when it comes to women involved in disputes at work.

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UBC research: Forget about fair – it’s better when bosses pick favourites

Jan. 21, 2013 | Filed under: Business, Law and Society, Media Release | Tags: , , , , ,

A new study from the University of British Columbia Sauder School of Business shows that bosses should pick favourites if they want top performing teams.

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Workplace sabotage fueled by envy, unleashed by disengagement: UBC research

Oct. 6, 2011 | Filed under: Media Release, News Feed, Uncategorized | Tags: , , , , , , ,

University of British Columbia research shows that managers should keep team members connected and engaged to avoid workplace sabotage. Co-authored by UBC Sauder School of Business Prof. Karl Aquino, the study reveals that envious employees are more likely to undermine peers if they feel disconnected from others. “We often hear that people who feel envious [...]

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