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Academic Observer

Twelve Tips for Department Chairs

It’s not easy being chair. The Academic Observer identifies organizational and interpersonal skills that department chairs can cultivate for successful leadership. ... More>


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Google Scientist Searches the Workplace

Are managers really necessary? Using her workplace as a laboratory, Google’s Jennifer Kurkoski seeks answers to that question and other organizational puzzles. ... More>


Group Identity Emphasized More by Those Who Just Make the Cut

Marginal members of a high-status or well-esteemed group tend to emphasize their group membership more than those who are squarely entrenched in the group. ... More>


People Are More Likely To Lie To Women During Negotiations, Study Finds


The Best Way to Make Up After Any Argument