How companies are getting collaboration wrong

We just get caught up in our own gospel around col­lab­o­ra­tion,” says Ethan Bern­stein, an assis­tant pro­fessor of orga­ni­za­tional behavior at Har­vard Busi­ness School, and a coau­thor of the paper, with Dr. […]

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Meet the lawyers facing off on gay marriage

The Supreme Court will first hear from civil-​​​​rights lawyer Mary Bonauto who is rep­re­senting 16 gay and les­bian cou­ples for­bidden by states to marry. Ms. Bonauto, who is 53, has never […]

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What’s keeping teens out of work

Such soft skills, as they are also known, are usu­ally devel­oped through job expe­ri­ence, cre­ating a Catch-​​​​22 for young would-​​​​be workers, said Alicia Sasser Mod­es­tino, an econ­o­mist at North­eastern University […]

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How being a worrywart helps at work

A major ben­efit of a down­beat mood is greater aware­ness of others’ moods and reac­tions. In a 2011 study led by researchers at North­eastern Uni­ver­sity in Boston, 50 people looked […]

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Are working dads having it all?

Do working fathers have things all fig­ured out? Employed dads who spend more time caring for their chil­dren feel greater job sat­is­fac­tion and less work-​​​​life con­flict, according to a new paper on […]

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