Recent studies have shown that an eight-hour workday is a terrible idea as it has nothing to do with your productivity or efficiency. While some have called for a four-day work week, others think a four-hour workday is sufficient. Though the debate rages on, one thing is clear - an eight-hour workday is not the answer!
Keeping in mind these disparities, the survey suggested that companies must spend their time and effort on time-tested and effective initiatives like anti-discrimination policies and regulatory requirements, providing parental leave and child care and offering flexible working models.
Results showed that humble leaders promoted higher levels of creativity on their teams when team members expected them to be humble.
"It is a post-recession reality. Western clients are extremely cagey. If they think you are an Indian, their biggest fear is you are stealing their job and that everything is being outsourced,” said its author.
People who understand politics may be a little miserable but those who fail to read the situation in advance lose badly. Conquering office politics takes a right balance of speed, patience and stakeholder management.
Communicating with workers may help supervisors by releasing negative emotions through sharing, receiving social support and gaining relational energy from their co-workers.
One would be ready to move to Paris and must be fluent in English and French. Of course, they will get ample time to spend in the magical Disneyland, but as entertainers who would require dancing skills and will also have to participate in strenuous parades.
A grim factory in Noida turns into a sun-filled learning space, even as it holds on to its industrial past
Be a curious student and see what you should learn from Ramayana to take your professional life to the next level. The characters of Rama, Ravana, Kaikeye and Dashratha, among all the others, have much to teach, if only you know where to look.
In a lofty speech, as Nitish Kumar declared that his mandate was to serve the people of the state, not one particular family, he is being compared to the wily Chanakya and termed opportunist at the same time. Should he have stuck it out and become the beacon of hope as leader of a fragmented Opposition?
When employers encourage an office environment that supports positive and social relationships between women co-workers, especially in primarily male dominated organisations, they are less likely to experience conflict among women employees.
Academic success does matter although the topper of the class need not turn out to be the most successful necessarily. Yes, those toppers do not fail miserably in life and do well for themselves, but there are more factors that create extraordinary professional success than just academic excellence.
If you are an employee who perceives you are overqualified for your position, chances are you are unsatisfied with your job, uncommitted to your organisation and experience psychological strain, says a study. When an employee is expecting a job that utilises their qualifications but does not find themselves in such a position, they feel deprived.
There are ample of studies by reputed medical institutes published in world famous journals which prove that meditation is even more powerful than medication for sound emotional health. Meditation is the internal bathing and cleansing of the mind.
Companies can also plan to launch a "talk about wellness" chatbot on social media that will answer all the wellness queries from people and amplify wellness before business messaging on social media platforms and see it as an integral part of growth.
The researchers suggest that there is so much that organisations can do to foster purposeful and ethical leadership, including the adoption of relevant policies, leader role-modelling, alignment around a core vision, training, and organisational culture.
"We must have policies that sensitise men and there must be a counsellor and a gynaecologist visiting offices every week to discuss such issues. It must be a core part of the human resources in any organisation."
Kangana Ranaut spoke about the need for women to be vocal about sexual harassment at the workplace at an event.
People in certain occupations may legitimately fear losing their jobs to robots and software that can work for cheaper and for longer hours than any human.
The study demonstrates that unacceptable levels of discrimination, be they subconscious or conscious, still exists in our society.
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