Far from being simply a virtue, according to professor of management Adam Waytz, being too empathetic at work can be counterproductive. Take compassion fatigue into consideration. Nobody questions the importance of putting others first. This quality is essential in meeting clients and as much in employee management—without even taking into account that it promotes a […]
There are tons of stories of getting fired offhandedly. When this situation happens to us, we can ask ourselves what is our recourse and how far can businesses go. Exploring the issue. Regardless of individual or massive layoffs, it is always possible to do it by the book. But what are these concrete rules? Golden […]
Blamed for having detrimental effects on all sorts of things from relationships to our jobs, routine is often perceived as the enemy of change. But is this really true? A Danish study reveals the extraordinary role that routine plays in organizational change.
A boring succession of political and empty phrases about the mission of the company... The employee handbook should reflect the company’s culture and flavour as a way of enticing a new employee to want to be part of the organization. Here's how to do it.