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Why do model employees tend to give up?


June 3rd, 2012 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 3 (IANS) Model employees committed to their organisation are willing to go the extra mile to see it thrive but can give up if they sense that they're ... Read more...

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Bangladeshi Nobel laureate meets Sharjah ruler


May 10th, 2012 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
Sharjah, May 9 (IANS/WAM) Nobel laureate Muhammad Yunus, the founder of Bangladesh's Grameen Bank, met the ruler of Sharjah in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Wednesday and discussed economic and ... Read more...

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Collectible toys could foster healthy food choices


September 25th, 2011 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 25 (IANS) The idea of toys being given out as a part of children's meal deals might be more acceptable if they are tied to healthy, nutrition-rich food ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Employees with respected reputation benefit from work-family programs


May 4th, 2011 - 5:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 4 (ANI): Prior research studies have shown employees participating in work-family programs are at risk of fewer promotions and lower wages than those who do not.But, a new study has ... Read more...

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Unrealistic expectations of happiness behind overuse of credit cards


April 16th, 2011 - 3:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 16 (ANI): People who expect strong and unrealistic transformational beliefs from their purchases are more likely than others to overuse credit and take on excessive debt, according to a University ... Read more...

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Morning mood of employees affects how they feel the rest of the day


April 5th, 2011 - 5:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 05 (ANI): A new study of telephone customer service representatives found that employees' moods when they clocked in tended to affect how they felt the rest of the day.Early ... Read more...

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Murder of Indian student in Australia unfortunate: Krishna


March 14th, 2011 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 14 (ANI): External Affairs Minister S M Krishna has termed the rape and murder of a 24-year-old Indian student in Australia as unfortunate, and said that the government is ... Read more...

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Indian student’s murder in Australia unfortunate: Krishna


March 14th, 2011 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna Monday described the rape and murder of a 24-year-old Indian girl in Australia as "unfortunate" and said the government is ... Read more...

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‘Green’ companies give a boost to employees’ morale


February 2nd, 2011 - 4:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 2 (ANI): A new study has suggested that employees are more likely to be satisfied with their jobs if they are working for a company that is perceived to ... Read more...

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Kids know which brands deliver what they want: salt, sugar and fat


January 26th, 2011 - 5:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 26 (ANI): A research has indicated that a child's preference for certain tastes mostly includes salty, sugary and fatty foods; what's more, they know exactly which food brands will deliver ... Read more...

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Committed customers don’t like logo redesigns: Study


January 12th, 2011 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 12 (ANI): A new research has found that loyal customers who are strongly committed to a brand react more negatively toward logo redesigning, while more casual customers typically view the ... Read more...

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How companies can perk up depressed workers during recession


November 30th, 2010 - 7:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 30 (ANI): Researchers in business and management have formulated a model of how employee engagement could change during an economic downturn.The model could help management identify and acknowledge the ... Read more...

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Graphic images on cigarette packs influence intentions to quit smoking


November 14th, 2010 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 14 (ANI): Highly graphic images of the negative consequences of smoking have the greatest impact on smokers' intentions to quit, say researchers at the University of Arkansas, Villanova University and ... Read more...

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Being forced to adopt international treaties does developing countries more harm than good


September 17th, 2010 - 5:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 17 (ANI): A new study by an Oregon State University business professor, Ted Khoury, has found that developing countries, which adopt major international economic treaties under coercion do not necessarily ... Read more...

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Internet banking preferred due to benefits


April 27th, 2010 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 27 (IANS) People prefer to use internet banking either because of its benefits or because of peer pressure but rarely because of perceived prestige or celebrity endorsement, a new study ... Read more...

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Celeb endorsements play almost no role in fuelling internet banking trend


April 27th, 2010 - 4:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 27 (ANI): People use internet banking either because of its benefits or peer pressure but very rarely due to perceived prestige or celebrity endorsement, a new study has found.Understanding what ... Read more...

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Wooing consumers with puffed-up claims doesn’t pay


April 5th, 2010 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 5 (IANS) There's bad news for advertisers who hope to woo buyers with a smatterng of glossy but obscure product claims. Advertising that touts head-scratching scientific ingredients or other details only ... Read more...

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Happy people are not always trusting people


March 3rd, 2010 - 1:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 3 (ANI): Happy people are trusting people - this is something already known. But now a new study has claimed that, in some instances, individuals may actually be less trusting ... Read more...

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Underdogs might not be so highly motivated after all


February 11th, 2010 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 11 (IANS) Members of a group or team will work harder when they're competing against a group with lower status than when pitted against a more highly ranked group, according ... Read more...

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Online quiz benefits questioned


January 21st, 2010 - 3:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 21 (ANI): Online quizzes may not be of great help to students in learning, a new study claims.Experts have questioned the benefit of online quizzes introduced to offset larger ... Read more...

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Scientist looks for better ways to route relief supplies to disaster sites like Haiti


January 16th, 2010 - 2:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 16 (ANI): In a new research, a scientist is looking for better ways to route relief supplies to disaster areas like Haiti.The earthquake that leveled much of Haiti and its ... Read more...

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Planning, positivism influence success in finding a job at different stages


September 25th, 2009 - 4:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 28 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Missouri in the U.S. have found that planning activities and positive emotions have a large impact on success when it comes to finding ... Read more...

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Narcissistic bosses wreck morale, productivity


August 8th, 2009 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 8 (IANS) People who work for a narcissistic boss find their stress levels shooting up and output going down, a new study has confirmed. They also have less job satisfaction ... Read more...

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Narcissistic bosses destroy workers’ morale and diminish performances


August 8th, 2009 - 12:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 8 (ANI): Working under a narcissistic boss can destroy workers' morale, increased stress levels, and even took a toll on their performance, according to a recent study.The study was conducted ... Read more...

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Absence of negative emotions behind vacation success


August 2nd, 2009 - 11:30 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 2 (ANI): If you think that success of a vacation depends on experiencing positive emotions like feeling relaxed and refreshed, you need to rethink, for a new study has something ... Read more...

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Restoring privileges can improve performance: study


July 10th, 2009 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 10 (IANS) Managers who try to impose discipline by taking away privileges are missing a vital key to improving performance and behaviour, according to a new study. Denying privileges is ... Read more...

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Economic crisis taking its toll on families, work


March 13th, 2009 - 6:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 13 (ANI): A new study on 300 married, working couples has found that the ongoing economic crisis is taking its toll on families and companies across the US. Wayne Hochwarter, ... Read more...

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How do firms gauge effectiveness of internal communications?


March 9th, 2009 - 12:04 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, March 9 (IANS) Most companies consider internal communication important enough for their health, but have no formal methods in place for the purpose. New research has found that most businesses measure the ... Read more...

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It’’s most difficult to restore trust if broken early in relationship


January 8th, 2009 - 4:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 8 (ANI): Trust, they say, once broken can never be built again, but researchers have now said that if the breach of trust happens in the beginning of a ... Read more...

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Reducing CEOs” stock-option compensation can help limit risky investments


October 23rd, 2008 - 12:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 23 (ANI): A new University of Missouri study has found that decreasing option-based compensation of chief executive officers (CEOs) help in reducing risky investments.After the recent credit crunch, people ... Read more...

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Gender stereotypes influence intent to pursue entrepreneurial careers


May 23rd, 2008 - 1:45 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 23 (ANI): When it comes to business, only the aggressive, risk-taking alpha male can expect to succeed. The statement might sound sexist but according to a new research, it ... Read more...

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Trust is the key to successful joint business ventures


May 4th, 2008 - 11:40 am ICT by admin
Washington, May 4 (ANI): In order to survive in the global economy, corporate collaboration is becoming a necessity, thereby making trust critical to the success of joint business ventures.A University of ... Read more...

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Software crackers gain motivation from tough challenges


February 21st, 2008 - 4:00 pm ICT by admin
Sydney, February 21 (ANI): Software crackerspeople who specialise in the illegal activity of modifying copyright software to remove protectionare motivated by the challenge of cracking software, according to a new study.Dr ... Read more...

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Products appeal more with a touch of art


February 12th, 2008 - 5:07 pm ICT by admin
Washington , Feb 12 (ANI): A touch of art not only adds a shimmer to your drawing room, it can also add appeal to consumer related products.A new study at University of ... Read more...

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Women base their hopes on plastic surgery treatments that dont work


December 13th, 2007 - 1:27 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Dec 13 (ANI): A new research has found that women would keep on trying different creams, supplements and plastic surgery to look younger, even when the treatment does not work.Professor Brett ... Read more...

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