Prior research has shown us that self-control can lead to increased aggression. Building on that, we can now show that people often get irritated by their own self-control. Furthermore, it is not just anger and aggression that increases, but also a general difficulty in keeping any undesirable behaviour in check. In the research behind this […]
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There has been a large increase in employees working from home in recent years; in the US alone, over 10% of the workforce now report regular home-working. But there is still a lack of research into such arrangements and the long-term effects they have on an organization. In this Idea, researchers examined the results of […]
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Do managers at all levels routinely – and unwittingly – undermine the meaningfulness of work for their direct subordinates through everyday words and actions? Of all the events that can deeply engage people in their jobs, the single most important is making progress in meaningful work. Yet actions such as dismissing the importance of subordinates’ […]
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