The Trait That Turns Some Bosses into Micromanagers
Individuals who felt powerless, despite a high-ranking leadership position, were far less likely to share decision-making authority with their subordinates.
Higher Status People Are Meaner Drivers
Frustrated drivers are more likely to lash out aggressively at vehicles they perceive as having a lower social status.
Powerful People Think Differently About Their Thoughts
New York Magazine: Being in power does, in a very real sense, go to people’s heads. Psychologists have found that when people are made to feel powerful, they believe more in the things they’re thinking.
Faced With Ambivalence, Powerful People Are Less Decisive Than Others
Although powerful people often tend to decide and act quickly, they become more indecisive than others when the decisions are toughest to make, a new study suggests.
To Seem Better at Your Job, Ignore the Office Dress Code
New York Magazine: Regardless of your office’s dress code, there’s something to be said for showing up at work in a power suit. The clothes, to a certain extent, make the employee: Past research has
The Most Effective Way to Get Revenge on a Terrible Boss
New York Magazine: An employee, sick of her new boss’s verbally abusive behavior, hatches a plan to exact her revenge: She lies in wait until the next time said boss goes on one of his