Organizational Behavior

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A woman stands in front of shelves of beverages | Reuters/Stephane Mahe
November 9, 2016
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Are Consumers Turned Off by Too Many Choices? Not Yet.

A Stanford researcher disputes the theory of “choice overload.”

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A girl uses her phone. | Reuters/Damir Sagolj
October 26, 2016
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The Latest Advice for Post-Disaster Therapy: Have Fun

Researchers use phone records to measure the “hedonic behavior” of earthquake victims.

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An African American and white person holding hands ​ | Reuters/Brian Snyder
October 12, 2016
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A Better Way to Diffuse Racial Discrimination

Research shows why understanding the source of discrimination matters.

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 An attendee wears a rainbow tie during a reception to observe LGBT Pride Month in the East Room at the White House in Washington, June 24, 2015. | Reuters/Jonathan Ernst
October 4, 2016
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Authenticity Can Help LGBTQ Leaders Be More Effective

Being open about who you are can help you succeed.

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Two doctors consult | Reuters/Henry Romero
October 14, 2016
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Three Problems with Top-Down Teams (and How to Fix Them)

A researcher shows how to encourage participation, influence, and even conflict.

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Kathryn Shaw
October 6, 2016
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A Data-Driven Guide to Becoming an Effective Boss

A good boss shares a vision, teaches well, and helps employees meet their career goals.
Learn to build management teams, encourage professional development, and create a productive culture within your corporation or business.

Latest Stories in Organizational Behavior

March 25, 2016
Video

Effective People Think Simply

Following a simple set of rules can bring clarity during chaos.
March 23, 2016
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What Business Can Learn from Protestors

Protests do more than draw attention to causes. They can also spur innovation.
March 15, 2016
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Solving Silicon Valley’s Gender Problem

The authors of a survey on women in high tech answer the question: What now?
March 9, 2016
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Creating Corporate Longevity

Strategic leadership can shape a business to go the distance.
March 3, 2016
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Why Messy Beats Perfection at Hewlett-Packard

Flexibility may be more important than dominance in the market.
February 25, 2016
Written

How Work Stress Hits Minorities and Less Educated Workers the Hardest

Researchers analyze workplace health to find inequalities.
February 24, 2016
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How a 93-Year-Old Media Company Keeps the Magic Alive

The COO of Walt Disney Company focuses on customer experience to inspire innovation.
January 26, 2016
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Managers Are Not Always the Best Judge of Creative Ideas

A professor turns to circus acts to determine how to predict the success of ideas.
January 22, 2016
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Should Employees Design Their Own Jobs?

A scholar who studies job crafting says you may be less stuck in your job than you think.
January 20, 2016
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Why You Should Have an Extrovert on Your Startup Team

The quality of ideas produced through networking may depend on the personality types of those interacting.

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A Bundeswehr soldier casts his shadow on the ground | Reuters/Fabrizio Bensch
October 1, 2015
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Gil-li Vardi: Can Businesses Learn from Military Strategy?

A military historian says organizational assumptions are rarely correct.