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Mixed Motives May Mess Up Motivation

Two motives are better than one, right? Social science suggests otherwise: being motivated by both internal and instrumental aims may ultimately undermine persistence and performance on the job. ... More>


Human Factors and Ergonomics Society 2014 Annual Meeting

The HFES 2014 Annual Meeting will be held October 27–31, 2014, at the Hyatt Regency Chicago in Chicago, Illinois.... More>


Job Insecurity: It’s Not Just the Economy, Stupid

Research suggests that along with economic conditions and company performance, personality and feelings of control influence workers' perceptions of job security. ... More>


Does Your Sexual Orientation Shape Your Career Plans?

Many gay professionals believe their sexual identities will at some point encumber their careers, and this expectation may influence their actual career choices. ... More>


Literally Touching Greatness Can Increase Your Creativity