On an implicit measure, white US participants, as well as white participants from other countries, consistently associated the attribute “human” (as opposed to “animal”) with their own group more than other racial groups.
How have women in the workforce fared, three years into the pandemic?
The middle of March will now, forever, signify a turning point.
At work, bosses express religion more than subordinates, study says
How much individuals express their religious beliefs in the workplace depends on how much power they hold there, according to new research from the Boniuk Institute for the Study and Advancement of Religious Tolerance’s Religion and Public Life Program at Rice University.
Horrible bosses: How algorithm managers are taking over the office
The 1999 cult classic film “Office Space” depicts Peter’s dreary life as a cubicle-dwelling software engineer.
What happens when dissatisfied workers feel they can’t speak up in the workplace
U.S. workers have been at the forefront of three big trends in recent months.
Horrible bosses cause ‘race to the bottom,’ study finds
A new study has found that hostile behaviors from “abusive” bosses can lead to co-workers adopting similar behavior, leading to a toxic atmosphere of insecurity and exhaustion in the workplace.
Study outlines steps to reduce ‘cybervetting’ bias in hiring
A new paper on cybervetting says that organizations need to develop and implement clearly defined rules regarding how they use online information about job candidates.
Tackling workplace bullying
Workplace bullying has always been a problem but recognition of this problem and how we must stand up to it and try to eradicate it from the workplace culture has only come to the fore in recent years.
How workplace culture perpetuates gender gaps and impacts diversity in fields where ‘brilliance’ is prized
New research from NYU Abu Dhabi may offer an explanation to the reasons behind the underrepresentation of women in fields that are perceived to prize raw intellectual talent or “brilliance.”
Workers returning to the office soon become more optimistic about COVID-19 safety
As people inch closer to returning to work after staying home during the pandemic, they tend to downplay the risks of getting a COVID-19 infection, according to new research.
Why disability bias is a particularly stubborn problem
Our most negative societal prejudices can fade, but what sparks that change, and what does it mean when those views haven’t budged in years?
Men are more likely to respond negatively to gender threats in the workplace than women, research finds
When male workers believe their gender status is threatened, they are more likely than their female counterparts to engage in deviant behavior such as lying, cheating or stealing in the workplace, new research suggests.
Workplace homophobia rises during recessions
Gay men experience increased discrimination in the labor market during times of economic recession, with significant discrepancies in pay and offers of job interviews compared to heterosexual men, according to a study by Anglia Ruskin University (ARU).
Chance encounters in the workplace help build trust, so how do you replicate that online?
For many of us it feels like there’s no going back—at least not full-time.
Baby boomers or millennials? Four generations are in today’s workforce
When it comes to diversity in the workplace, “a lot has changed,” said Dr. Pavica Sheldon, Professor and Department Chairperson of Communication Arts at The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH).