Flexible Public Holiday Arrangements

Flexible Public Holiday Arrangements: An Example of an Efficiency Wage

By Fabrizio Carmignani and Ambika Zutshi Workers value flexibility, as it provides them with a better work/life balance among other things. Hence the advantage of...
A Winning Deal

A Winning Deal: How Biculturals Can Supercharge Your International Business Negotiations

By Priyan Khakhar and Jasmina Najjar Transform how you approach international business negotiations with new findings that provide a novel contribution to the field. Discover...
The Overconfident Leader

Arrogance, Hubris, and Narcissism: The Overconfident Leader

By Adrian Furnham There is Freudian psychological and psychiatric business literature on narcissism. We are now used to discussing our politicians as well as business...
Businesswoman with notebook in hands, question marks and light bulb sketch

The 5 Most Important Recruitment Questions for 2024 … Answered 

By Dr Helmut Schuster and Dr David Oxley  Whatever challenges your company faces in 2024, people will be at the heart of the solution. But...
Compassionate Workplaces

Fostering Success: The Power of Compassionate Workplaces

Interview with Dr Bruno Roque Cignacco  Bruno Cignacco, author of The Art of Compassionate Business, delves into the transformative power of nurturing a supportive and caring...
empowering team

How to Empower Your Team and Free Yourself to Lead as a Startup Founder 

By Syed Balkhi As a startup founder, your role is diverse and challenging.   From investor relations to customer service, your tasks can often seem endless.   And that’s...
passive agressive

The Passive-Aggressive Individual 

By Adrian Furnham You must have met a few or maybe you are working with one right now. Who are passive-aggressive individuals and what makes...
Management Skills

The Management Skills Needed for the Future

By Federico Frattini In the face of contemporary challenges, today's managers confront a dynamic landscape shaped by climate change, geopolitical tensions, and relentless technological advancements....
Employee Wellbeing

The Financial Sector’s Guide to Employee Wellbeing

By Sarah Henson As the year begins and we start to plan for 2024, many are setting resolutions, perhaps considering how they can prioritise health...
political divide

Bridging the Political Divide – Workplace Dilemmas in a Polarised Era

By Grishma Jashapara Would you consider working for or hiring someone whose political or ideological convictions not only conflict with your own but also cause...
The Anatomy of the Corporate Psychopath

Have You Ever Met a Psychopath? The Anatomy of the Corporate Psychopath

By Adrian Furnham When we think of psychopaths, we think of blood-thirsty crazed killers who spend their lives in chains at maximum security prisons after...
culture as business symptom

Why Culture is the Ultimate Business Symptom and NOT a Root Cause of a...

By Jim Vaselopulos When we think of medical symptoms, fever, chills, or nausea might come to mind. But what about business symptoms? These “problems”, more...
Putting Humans First

Doing it Right by Putting Humans First: Interview with Paul Evans

Paul Evans and his friends founded software specialists Mindera with the emphasis on thinking of everyone else – clients, employees, and society – first....
beauty premium

A Beauty Premium and a Plainness Penalty: Attractiveness at Work

By Adrian Furnham Are physically attractive people seriously advantaged at work? Are they more likely to be selected, promoted, and given higher salaries? Does being physically...
Hybrid Office

Collaboration, Wellbeing, and Technology Solutions are at the Core of the Hybrid Office

By Dorthe Krogh Jensen Dorthe Jensen, VP, Global Marketing at EPOS talks about navigating the hybrid working landscape and how businesses can use technology and...
Empower Your Employees

How to Empower Your Employees to Adopt a Conscious Entrepreneurial Mindset

By Vlatka Ariaana Hlupic Until recently, the concept of a compassionate and collaborative leader was regarded as an exception rather than the norm. But with...
Leadership

Richard Glen Allison Explores How Ethical Leadership Shapes Corporate Reputation

In today's business world, companies and organizations are not only judged by how much profit they make or how successful they are in their...
employee promotion

5 Signs Your Employee is Ready for a Promotion

By Syed Balkhi  Do you want to know what signs to look for when an employee is ready for a promotion? If so, you’re in...
hybrid work

The Evolution of Remote and Hybrid Work

By Alanah Mitchell This article discusses the influence and impact of the pandemic on today’s work environments. Ideas and insights for designing workspaces and adopting...

Why Many Modern Psychology Test Publishers Fail

By Adrian Furnham In the midst of the razzmatazz surrounding AI, we hear a lot about its potential for the recruitment process. But is it...
The Future of Talent Acquisition How Recruiting Agencies are Shaping the European Job Market

The Future of Talent Acquisition: How Recruiting Agencies are Shaping the European Job Market

Recruiting agencies are playing a pivotal role in shaping the European job market, and their influence is set to grow in the future. As...
Meditation in the Workplace A Guide to Benefits and Integration

Meditation in the Workplace: A Guide to Benefits and Integration

By Emil Bjerg, editor and journalist of The European Business Review Meditation has gotten a lot of attention in the workplace in recent years, and...
Bruno Lanvin

The Global Quest For Talent: The Prospects Are … Mixed

Interview with Executive Director for Global Indices at INSEAD, Bruno Lanvin It's well known that, to be effective in any undertaking, you first have to...
Talent Development

Talent Development: Investing In Employee Growth And Success

Organizations that invest in talent development are setting themselves up for long-term success. Providing employees with opportunities to learn, grow and develop new skills...
Teaching Leadership

Can You Teach Leadership?

By Adrian Furnham Can leadership be taught or is it an innate talent? This age-old question has been the topic of many debates in the...
putin tyrant

Tyrant Leadership: Putin and the Psychology of Power

By John Taylor and Adrian Furnham Vladimir Putin appears to be firmly in control of his country, able to bend it to his will and...
Digital Upskilling

Digital Upskilling, Gender Equality, and Leadership in Tech-Driven Organizations

By David De Cremer Renowned leadership expert John C. Maxwell (2007) is often quoted saying “Everything rises and falls on leadership.” This quote underscores the...
superficial chain

Authenticity at Work: Be Honest, is it a Good Thing?

By Adrian Furnham It is often said that honesty is the best policy. But if we apply that maxim invariably and unquestioningly, does that automatically...
Elearning Development

Revolutionizing Learning and Development of Talent With Custom Elearning Development

Introduction Custom-developed eLearning is becoming increasingly popular as a tool for employee development. It is an impersonal way of learning for the employee and increases...
Balancing Act

Am I Being My Best Self? Building Your Emotional Intelligence at Work – ...

By Carolyn Stern The archetypes of the screaming team leader, the oversharing colleague, or the coworker who never looks people in the eye are so...
Performance Appraisal

You Thought Performance Appraisal Was Bad? Get Ready for Worse.

By Yalcin Acikgoz Performance appraisals have always been surrounded by thorny issues of fairness and impartiality. In the post-pandemic work era, there is now a...
AI revolutionaries

AI Revolutionaries are at the Gates of Your Organization’s HR Department

By Andy Charlwood and Nigel Guenole AI has been widely tipped as a powerful potential asset in the field of human resources – particularly recruitment,...
Transformation of Education

New Outlook, New Educational Curricula And Proactivity

By Dr Mario Raich, Dr Kristine Marin Kawamura, Dr Simon L. Dolan, Dr Paweł Rowiński and Mr Claudio Cisullo  PART II: Towards A Visionary Prescriptive Transformation...
humor at work

Laugh and the World Complains to HR: Humour at Work

By Adrian Furnham But it was just “workplace banter”! Another pale, stale, frail male attempts to defend himself against a range of accusations of “inappropriateness”...
HR Discussion

Business Reactions to Roe v Wade Highlight Well-Intentioned but Misaligned HR Practices

By Michelle Gyimah In the face of SCOTUS overturning Roe vs Wade, companies have realised they need to act. In a world where the impact...
hiring

Make Hiring a Delightful Employee Experience

How to upgrade your employer brand to attract and retain the best talent By Avi Liran As the war for talent intensifies, creating a Delightful Employee...

Managing People’s Talent with Artificial Intelligence

Artificial Intelligence leadership goes beyond technology By Prof. Guido Stein, IESE Business School and Alberto Barrachina, Research Assistant For companies, the COVID-19 pandemic has underscored the...
Management Foresight

Foresight as a Management Tool

By Svyatoslav Biryulin “The future is already here. It is not evenly distributed yet.” William Gibson, an American-Canadian fiction writer The Black Mirror series and some other movies...
Pre-Employment

What’s Involved in a Pre-Employment Testing

Pre-employment testing is an assessment used by employers to identify candidates who have the skills and qualities needed for a specific job. There are...
Productive Team

Personality Tests: A Tool for Making a Productive Team

By Kate Parish The majority of large organizations use personality tests in one variation or another. They help select the best candidates and improve the...
recruitment trend

4 Recruitment Trends We’re Expecting to Catch On in 2022

One of the most important things a business needs to be successful is top talent. Many businesses have made a habit of finding and...
Spying

Trust, Treason and Treachery: The Psychology of Spying

By Adrian Furnham and John Taylor “In the world of intelligence, it is trust not betrayal which dominates the mindset” What exactly do spies do? What...
Employee people at modern office.

The Art of Discovery Questions in Hiring: How to Ensure you are Asking Candidates...

By Allison Todd The last time I checked, no one exactly enjoys the hiring process. Combing through countless applicants, weeding out the unqualified, interviewing the few...
Psychometric Test

Acing Job Interviews: Why Employers Use Psychometric Tests and How to Prepare

You have an upcoming interview and learn that the recruiting company relies on psychometric tests in its assessments. What are psychometric tests? High school...
HR Support

5 Qualities of a Great HR Support Expert

Human resource managers can't offer the right HR services all the time for businesses looking to succeed, especially if they don’t have the qualities...
Workforce

5 Ways to Keep Your Workforce Running Strong

It is vital to keep your workforce running strong as a business owner. This means ensuring that your employees are happy and productive. If...
Team-conflict

Navigating Tricky Conflict Resolutions: How To Stop a Chris Rock vs. Will Smith From...

Last Sunday’s night Oscar altercation is worth more than 10 Teen Choice Awards. ICYMI: In what can only be described as a surreal public cross...
Employee Fraud

What Is Employee Fraud? Tips on Spotting the Red Flags and How to Prevent...

By Jenna Bunnell Trust is an extremely important element for every business. Without confidence in your colleagues, you’ll fail to work effectively as a...
Digital Era

Towards the Future of Work – How to Thrive in the Digital Era

By Francesca Cristea The world has rapidly changed during the last two years marked by the global pandemic and our society took a big leap...
Group of motivated employees celebrating as a team.

5 Tips to Help Business Owners Motivate Their Staff

By Rae Oliver You simply cannot do without your employees. Regardless of the size of your business, they are integral to your success.  Many businesses face...

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