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Don’t Grin and Bear it: Fake Smiles at Work Could Lead to Unethical Behavior, Study Finds

Wednesday, November 28, 2018
Work

Faking a smile at work could mean more than becoming someone that at the moment you’re not. It could leave you more vulnerable to acting like someone you…

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Helping Coworkers in the Morning Can Lead to Afternoon Selfishness

Wednesday, May 10, 2017
Russell Johnson

If you show up at work tired, you may want to focus strictly on your own tasks. New research suggests helping coworkers in the morning can lead to…

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How Incivility Spreads in the Workplace

Wednesday, August 10, 2016
Russell Johnson

Condescending comments, put-downs and sarcasm have become commonplace in the politically charged workplace, and a new study co-authored by a Michigan State University business scholar shows how this…

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Workplace Stress Impacts Health Care Workers

Thursday, August 4, 2016
Arnetz

Stress can adversely affect a physician’s decision making, Bengt Arnetz and colleagues found in a recent study supported by the Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Foundation. The…

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Helping Co-Workers Can Wear You Out

Tuesday, June 14, 2016
Russell Johnson

Helping your co-workers too often can lead to mental and emotional exhaustion and hurt your job performance, a new study suggests. Reporting in the Journal of Applied Psychology,…

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Lifting Families Out of Poverty – with Dignity

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

America’s welfare state is quietly evolving from needs-based to an employment-based safety net that rewards working families and fuels dreams of a better life, indicates a new study…

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