Unveiling the Unobtrusive: The Rising Power of UICs in Culture Measurement

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Unobtrusive indicators of culture are providing new and growing data streams to assess company culture from the outside. There are several ways a business might choose to measure its company culture. The fruits of most are confidential…

Ready or Risky? Assessing Organizational Preparedness for Political Polarization

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Organizations can mitigate workplace threats from political and social pressures by thinking ahead. Is your organization prepared to face politically charged problems in the workplace as we enter the 2024 election cycle, or does it remain…

Political Polarization and Ignored Incivility: A Catastrophic Combination?

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We’re in for what should be an explosive election cycle that very well might inflame or provoke workplace conflict and incivility.

Navigating Polarization and Activism in the Workplace

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A couple days before the World Cup in Qatar was set to kick off, FIFA, soccer’s governing body, announced a ban on beer.

5 Things to Do When You Encounter People with “Dark Personality Traits” at Work

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Have you ever suffered through tales of greatness from a self-absorbed “friend” who reminds you of Michael Scott from The Office—and not in a good way?

It Takes Courage to Acknowledge Your Burnout

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Of the many changes to the working world brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic and the Great Resignation, one of the most noteworthy is the increased attention given to burnout.

Why Abuse in Women’s Professional Soccer Was an “Open Secret”

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An investigation has found that widespread abuse of players in U.S. women’s professional soccer existed despite some of the behavior of coaches being “an open secret.”

Can We Learn to Disagree Better? with Adam Grant

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In this episode of the The Economist Asks podcast, host Anne McElvoy is joined by Adam Grant.

The Lasting Anguish of Moral Injury

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On a Sunday evening in September 1994, David Peters drove to a church service in Beckley, West Virginia, as the sun set over the horizon. He was 19 years old, just back from Marine Corps boot camp.

What Have We Learned About Business and Ethics from the Pandemic Discussion Series: Part One

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In this episode of the Work in Progress podcast, host Christopher Michaelson is joined by Alison Taylor and Ed Freeman to discuss profit and price-gouging during the pandemic and to what extent the cost of doing business has been externalized onto stakeholders.