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March 11, 2015
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How to Preserve a Startup Culture as a Company Grows

The intense atmosphere at startups can make conflicts difficult to resolve.

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January 14, 2015
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Zakary Tormala: Why Certainty Matters in Business

A psychologist explores what makes our attitudes change over time.

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February 20, 2015
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Jeffrey Pfeffer: Why Companies No Longer Reward Loyal Employees

Repaying favors is the norm in our personal lives, but not in the workplace.
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Jeffrey Pfeffer
March 19, 2015
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Jeffrey Pfeffer: Power (and How to Get More of It)

A professor of organizational behavior describes how you can increase your influence at work.

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A trader plays a computer game in the trading room of the Shanghai Petroleum Exchange. | Reuters/Aly Song
March 18, 2015
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How a Bit of Play Might Lead to Better Work

The CEO of Badgeville says companies that “gamify” their workplaces could see more engagement and productivity.

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December 1, 2004
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How Do We Work Together on Sustainable Development?

Top U.S. environmentalists note that most Americans are "pro-environment," but the lack of a unified approach hinders progress.
October 1, 2004
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Even the Furniture Can Affect Business Attitudes

A study shows that design cues can put people in a competitive or collaborative frame of mind.
April 1, 2004
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Deborah Gruenfeld: Diverse Teams Produce Better Decisions

Research suggests that those with a team's minority viewpoint force the majority to think more and consider diverse evidence.
March 12, 2004
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Leonard Lauder: "We're a Family in Business, Not a Family Business"

The second-generation leader of Estee Lauder Companies explains why taking the business public was key to global expansion.
February 1, 2004
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Paul Oyer: New CEOs Don't Always Mean Executive Turnover

Research shows that CEOs promoted from within are much more likely to retain the senior management team.
January 1, 2004
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What We're Missing When We Study Success

A researcher argues that a research gap in understanding failure skews how we understand success.
October 1, 2003
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Research: Why Some Workers Fear Virtual Teams

Remote collaboration can increase efficiency, but some fear that freely pooling their knowledge may make them obsolete.
September 15, 2003
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Jeffrey Pfeffer: Too Much Management Can Block Innovation

Even some well-established practices may be counterproductive
June 15, 2003
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Stereotypes Do Reinforce the Status Quo

Research establishes cause and effect between exposure to certain stereotypes and subsequent agreement with statements that support current social norms.