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“Social capital” may be a big factor in whether or not a CEO leaves a failing company. Researchers found that CEOs who have strong social capital—or personal relationships with business colleagues and key external stakeholders—are less likely to jump ship...
Giving help to coworkers in the morning can lead to feeling tired and behaving selfishly in the afternoon, potentially leading to a toxic workplace environment, a new study suggests. The study, published in Personnel Psychology, builds on the previous work of...
JC Penney implemented a "best price" strategy in 2012, assuming consumers prefer fair, everyday prices as opposed to sale prices that are discounted from original, inflated prices. It was wrong. Longtime customers--loyal fans of sales and coupons--rejected the new...
A new method, dubbed the “small wins model,” is showing promise in reducing the kind of bias that leads to gender inequality within a company’s workforce. “Step by step, I believe that these small wins are the path to achieving...
People who are tolerant of ambiguity—a kind of uncertainty in which the odds of an outcome are unknown—are more likely to cooperate with and trust other people, according to new research. “…we try to predict other people without ever having...
As you work toward your degree in Sports Management, you will learn how sports franchises function and how they make money – fundamental knowledge for any Sports Manager. Also important is each franchise’s ROI. For instance, did you know...
IT downtime is something that happens to most businesses at one time or another, but the impacts on your business can be enormous. The obvious impacts are on customers trying to use websites and services supported by your IT infrastructure;...
Too many deadlines—such as upcoming appointments—makes us less efficient with our time, research shows. People facing upcoming appointments, meetings, tasks, etc., perceive they have less time than they actually do, an eight-test study shows. In addition, these boundaries result in...
Lueneburg. A recent study on the psychology of trademarks shows that they are perceived by the same psychological mechanisms as those, which enable the recognition of faces. The survey, whose result is particularly interesting for the advertising industry and...
If you find advertising on Facebook too much, now you'll have a reason to get even angrier. Mark Zuckerberg's company announced new tools for content creators to make more money, which means more ads on videos and stories within...