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Article ID: 703667

How Nurses Rate Daily Job Difficulty Plays Key Role in Patient Care

Ohio State University

A nurse’s ability to provide optimal patient care is influenced by a variety of factors – not just how many patients he or she is caring for or how sick they might be, a new study suggests.

8-Nov-2018 3:05 PM EST
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Article ID: 703524

'Bargaining While Black' May Lead to Lower Salaries

American Psychological Association (APA)

African-American job candidates are more likely to receive lower salaries in hiring negotiations when racially biased evaluators believe they have negotiated too much, according to research published by the American Psychological Association.

7-Nov-2018 10:05 AM EST

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Article ID: 703245

Take a Lot of Sick Days? Who You Know and Where You Live Might Be Partly to Blame

Vanderbilt University

New research by Lijun Song suggests that knowing high-status people may not always be good for your health--but it depends on how economically unequal your country is.

1-Nov-2018 3:05 PM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences


Article ID: 703147

Workers without Paid Sick Leave Endure Significant Financial Worries

Florida Atlantic University

A study shows that Americans without paid sick leave worry significantly about both short-term and long-term financial issues. The highest odds of reporting worry were associated with normal monthly bills like housing expenses. Concern about making the minimum payment on credit cards was statistically significant, too. Conversely, workers with paid sick leave were less likely to report worrying about common financial obligations. Only the U.S. and Japan do not mandate a national sick leave benefit.

1-Nov-2018 9:00 AM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Article ID: 702741

Moral leaders perform better — but what’s ‘moral’ is up for debate

University at Buffalo

.New research from the University at Buffalo School of Management is clear: Leaders who value morality outperform their unethical peers, regardless of industry, company size or role. However, because we all define a “moral leader” differently, leaders who try to do good may face unexpected difficulties.

24-Oct-2018 1:05 PM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences


Article ID: 702612

Leave the Job at Work to Ensure Better Health and Sleep

University of South Australia

Feeling tired, sluggish and sleep-deprived? The culprit could be work-creep, according to new research from the University of South Australia released today.

23-Oct-2018 3:30 PM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Article ID: 702561

Keep to Yourself! Don’t Offer Co-Workers Help Unless Asked

Michigan State University

New workplace research from Michigan State University found that when it comes to offering your expertise or assistance at work, it’s better to keep to yourself or wait until you’re asked.

22-Oct-2018 10:05 AM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences


Article ID: 702449

Sponsoring Women in the #Metoo Era

University of Virginia Darden School of Business

Women and men don’t differ in intelligence or business acumen, yet women continue to fly under the radar when it comes to advancement into executive positions. Christina R.’s story provides insight into why: Sometimes it’s not just what you know or who you know, but who knows you.

18-Oct-2018 4:10 PM EDT

Article ID: 702414

New Tool Uses Your Smartphone Camera to Track Your Alertness at Work

Cornell University

Our level of alertness rises and falls over the course of a workday, sometimes causing our energy to drop and our minds to wander just as we need to perform important tasks. To help understand these patterns and improve productivity, Cornell University researchers have developed a tool that tracks alertness by measuring pupil size, captured through a burst of photographs taken every time users unlock their smartphones.

18-Oct-2018 10:05 AM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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