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Immediate rewards may boost motivation more than waiting to reward yourself until the end of a task, according to new research. In a new study, Kaitlin Woolley, assistant professor of marketing at Cornell University, found that giving people an immediate...
Does your boss empower you to make your own decisions? Or are you stuck with a micro-manager? New research from Gavin R. Slemp and Lara H. Mossman at the University of Melbourne identifies the best ways for bosses to foster...
Consumers are using less and less cash to pay when shopping. This is being replaced with credit card purchases, as well as a few other choices such as mobile payments. Today, not accepting card payments is a significant limit...
Picking the right insolvency practitioners is an important decision for your business. There are many reasons why company owners seek help and advice from professionals such as insolvency practitioners, they can help you liquidate your company or restructure your...
Players in all sectors are adapting to disruptive changes in the competitive environment, consumers’ habits and public expectations According to PwC’s Global Entertainment & Media Outlook 2018-2022 (Outlook), the ongoing rapid evolution of the industry has entered a dynamic new...
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...
Traditional marketing channels are usually too costly for small businesses running on a tight budget, but with the internet, you can still market your business without breaking the bank. In fact, as a small business, you should focus your...
Pretty much everything in life worth doing comes with a degree of risk. Ecommerce stores have a unique position in the consumer world. Some aspects make starting an ecommerce business less risky, such as lower overhead. Others, like the...
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...
The labour markets in advanced economies have (almost) never been better. But despite tightening labour markets, wages have not yet picked up as economic theory would predict. But what has been putting this downward pressure on wages? And more importantly,...