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Can Electronic Monitoring Improve Employee Performance?

New technology is allowing employers to keep tabs on workers like never before, and a new study finds that electronic observation may actually improve performance on the job. ... More>


The Upside of Rivalry: Higher Motivation, Better Performance

We’ve all seen epic rivalries push athletes to higher levels of achievement, but new research shows that rivalry may have broad implications for improving motivation and performance. ... More>


Innovative Assessment of Collaboration Prospectus for a 2-Day Working Meeting

The rapidly growing literature on teamwork and collaborative problem solving suggests that these skills are becoming increasingly important in today’s organizations. However, the significant developments in these domains are occurring […]... More>


Everyone Wins When Employees Have More Control at Work

A new study finds that employees who are able to negotiate with their managers for more control over their jobs benefit by being more motivated and excited about work. ... More>


Observer Article

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>