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A Recipe for Healthy Conflict

Mild task conflict — when group members disagree about the content of a task being performed — could be beneficial for teams, encouraging members to share different opinions and perspectives. ... More>


Updating the Glass Cliff

Janet Kottke, California State University, San Bernardino, present her research on "Updating the Glass Cliff: Female Characteristics Perceived Essential for Leading Thriving Companies" at the 2014 APS Annual Convention in Washington, DC. ... More>


Lousy Weather May Fuel Work Performance

Wet, gray days are likely to leave you feeling dampened in spirit and low on energy. But, those ugly days may actually enhance the quality and volume of your work. ... More>


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Making Tasks More Difficult May Help Overrule Office Distractions

Increasing the difficulty of a task may help focus attention and shield against noisy office distractions, especially for people who are more easily distracted. ... More>