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Study Identifies Ways to Share Key Data Between Researchers, Business Practitioners

A research team reports that researchers and practitioners share more interests than either group realizes and outlines ways that the two groups can collaborate more effectively -- and it involves changing how business schools do business.

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Small Businesses Face Challenges and Opportunities with Capital, Regulation, Workforce, and Technology, Says New Report From Babson College

”The State of Small Business in America” offers unique perspective from entrepreneurs on how to grow the U.S. business landscape

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Protecting Workers When the Heat is On

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How Are Beaches Restored? The Benefits of Calcification; Aggressive Behavior in City Birds, and More in the Environment News Source

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Penn Study: Friendly Competition and a Financial Incentive Increases Team Exercise

Would having your exercise performance compared to that of your peers motivate you do more? A new study suggests it might. And adding a financial incentive would only sweeten the deal even more. Comparing performance to average peers (the 50th percentile), and offering financial incentives was the most effective method for increasing physical activity among teams of employees.

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Differences in CEO Leadership Style, Company Culture Improve Firm Performance, Study Finds

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Chief executive officers (CEOs) should have a different leadership style from an organization’s culture in order to improve a firm’s performance, according to researchers at Georgia State University, Arizona State University, the University of South Australia and Auckland University of Technology.

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Top News Outlets See More Risks Than Benefits in Employees' Use of Social Media

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Realizing the risks of social media, major news organizations have created guidelines for employees regarding how to use these outlets, separate from the companies' existing codes of conduct. Little scholarly attention has been paid to the guidelines so far.

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Workplace Climate, Not Women's 'Nature,' Responsible for Gender-Based Job Stress

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A study by an Indiana University sociologist subjected both men and women to the negative social conditions that many women report experiencing in male-dominated occupations. The result: Men showed the same physiological stress response to the conditions as did women.

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Are Your Coworkers Judging You for Volunteering? UGA Researchers Say It Depends on Why You Volunteer

New research from the University of Georgia looks at how coworkers are judging volunteering—and whether its can help or harm your workplace reputation.

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UA Researcher Finds Link Between Parenting Styles and Workplace Behaviors

If you’re having problems at work, there’s a chance that your parents might share some of the blame, claimed Dr. Peter Harms, a University of Alabama researcher.

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Walking Meetings Could Bring Longer and Healthier Lives to Office Workers

Changing just one seated meeting per week at work into a walking meeting increased the work-related physical activity levels of white-collar workers by 10 minutes, according to a new study published by public health researchers with the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. The study, published June 24, 2016 in the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's journal Preventing Chronic Disease, suggests a possible new health promotion approach to improving the health of millions of white-collar workers who spend most of their workdays sitting in chairs.

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Queen's Researcher Finds Truth to Age-Old Maxim 'Work Hard, Play Hard'

KINGSTON - Queen's University biology professor Lonnie Aarssen has published a study that, for the first time, provides strong empirical support for a correlation between a motivation to seek accomplishment and an attraction to leisure.

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Researcher Finds 'Ghost Workers' Common in Migrant Farm Work

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New research by Sarah Horton, an anthropologist at the University of Colorado Denver, reveals that employers in agricultural industries often take advantage of migrants' inability to work legally by making their employment contingent upon working under the false or borrowed identity documents provided by employers.

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United States Parents Not as Happy as Those Without Children, Baylor University Researcher Says

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Parents in the United States generally are not as happy as those who aren’t parents. Not only that, the U.S. has the largest “happiness gap” among parents compared to non-parents in 22 industrialized countries, according to a new report.

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ACOEM Praises Passage of TSCA Reform Bill

American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (ACOEM) President James A.Tacci, MD, JD, MPH (FACOEM) today called the Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act "a major step forward for health and safety in the workplace.”

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How to Get the Most from Millennial and Generation Z Employees

Millennials, those who were born in the 1980’s and 1990’s—have emerged as the largest age cohort in today’s U.S. workforce, bringing digital savvy and an ‘always-on’ mentality to most jobs. Yet, millennials and Generation Z, who were born in the late 1990’s and 2000’s, are also challenging traditional employers with their professional restlessness and increased need for feedback and mentoring.

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Epic Fail: A Board Of Directors Can’t Oversee Execs

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How effective is a board of directors at overseeing company executives? Highly ineffective, according to a study co-authored by a Texas A&M University professor which finds boards cannot effectively monitor executives due to barriers that reduce their ability to process information.

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Dull and Dirty: Your Workplace Could Affect Brain Function

A new study by a Florida State University researcher shows that both a lack of stimulation in the workplace and a dirty working environment can have a long-term cognitive effect on employees.

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Helping Co-Workers Can Wear You Out

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Helping your coworkers too often can lead to mental and emotional exhaustion and hurt your job performance, a new study suggests.