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Bosses Can Spot Self-Serving Workers

Supervisors are surprisingly good at gauging whether workers’ motivations are selfish or genuinely altruistic. ... More>

A New Take on Employee Burnout

Researchers from the Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières in Canada are seeking to learn more about employee burnout by studying how psychological needs affect certain job characteristics. ... More>

Too Much Workplace Positivity Might Dampen Employee Motivation

Employees who experienced a very positive mood at work engaged in fewer helpful, proactive behaviors compared to their colleagues. ... More>

Just Feeling Like Part of a Team Increases Motivation on Challenging Tasks

Small signals of collaboration can dramatically boost people’s motivation and interest in completing difficult tasks, even when working alone. ... More>

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