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Expert on #metoo Movement: Response Overwhelming, but Just a First Step in Long Process

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Death From Overworking? UAB Doctor Says It Is Real

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Non-Disclosure Laws Cover Up Decades of Sexual Harassment

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New Study Finds Childhood Cancer Survivors Commonly Stay at Jobs to Keep Health Insurance

The results of a national cancer survey find a significant number of childhood cancer survivors are worried about keeping their health insurance, to the point of letting it affect their career decisions. The findings were published today in JAMA Oncology.

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Supervisor Support Critical to Employee Well-Being and Workforce Readiness

Nearly half of American workers are concerned about the changing nature of work, and although most report that they have the skills they need to perform their current job well, those without supervisor support for career development are more likely to distrust their employer and plan on leaving within the next year, according to a new survey released by the American Psychological Association.

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New Examination of Occupational Licensing Contradicts Decades of Research

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Broad consensus among researchers holds that licensure creates wage premiums by establishing economic monopolies, but according to Northwestern University  research, licensure does not limit competition nor does it increase wages.

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You Would Not Ask a Firefighter to Perform Open-Heart Surgery

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The concept of “collective intelligence” states that if a team performs well on one task, it'll repeat that success on other projects, regardless of the work. While it sounds good in theory, it doesn’t work that way in reality, according to an Iowa State University researcher.

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Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), Psychometrics, Assistive Technologies, Management

Autism & Innovation Center Established to Help People with ASD Find Meaningful Work

Creating a model pipeline that will assist adults on the autism spectrum find meaningful and gainful employment while enhancing local business innovation. That is the purpose of Vanderbilt University’s Center for Autism & Innovation (VCAI). The new center brings together academic researchers, educators, employers, philanthropists and community organizers to address one of the biggest problems that individuals with ASD and their families face as they reach adulthood: How can they achieve financial independence and become contributing members of society? “Autism now represents one-and-a-half percent of the population,” said center director Keivan Stassun, Stevenson Professor of Physics and Astronomy.

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University of Virginia Darden School of Business, University of Virginia Darden, UVA Darden School of Business, UVA Darden, Mary Gentile, Business, Business Ethics, Giving Voices to Values, Values, Ethics, Conflicts, Curriculum, Workplace, Work Environment, Workplace Communication

Giving Voice to Values: How to Counter Rationalizations Rationally

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Mary Gentile, a Professor at UVA Darden, discusses commonly confronted rationalizations and potential responses for those who wish to act effectively and with integrity under pressure. This is the companion piece to Giving Voice to Values: An Overview.

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‘Little Effect’ on Coal Jobs From Clean Power Plan Rollback, WVU Expert Says







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