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Why are people overconfident so often?


August 14th, 2012 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 14 (IANS) Overconfidence helps individuals attain social status, and less capable people who believe they are better than others are given a higher place in the social ladder, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Worrying about office politics can trip you


August 1st, 2012 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Aug 1 (IANS) Worrying a too much about office politics can really trip you, says a new finding from Canada.A study by University of British Columbia (UBC) Sauder School ... Read more...

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‘Bad to invest in firms with political ties’


July 23rd, 2012 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, July 23 (IANS) Politically connected companies with excess cash holdings may be placing political interests before profitability, a study says.The company may pay to invest, but it might be ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Australia’s medal count to fall in London: Study


July 17th, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 17 (IANS) Australia's medal tally from Beijing Games to London will be bad to worse, a new study has revealed.A study conducted by the Tuck School of Business ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

First options are considered the best


July 5th, 2012 - 5:34 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 4 (IANS) People consistently prefer the options that come first, first in line, first college to offer acceptance, first 'salad' on the menu - first is considered the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Respect brings more happiness than bank balance


June 21st, 2012 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 21 (IANS) Overall happiness is based on the degree of respect and admiration you command in society, rather than your bank balance, says a new research. Psychological scientist ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Adi Godrej is new CII president


April 18th, 2012 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) Godrej Group Chairman Adi Godrej has been elected as the president of the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) for 2012-13.Godrej succeeds B. Muthuraman.Godrej is ... Read more...

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Lack of employment options fuel burnout in job


April 4th, 2012 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, April 4 (IANS) Sticking to an organisation out of obligation or for lack of job options can fuel emotional exhaustion, a chronic state of burnout resulting from continuous stress ... Read more...

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IGNOU bags best teaching practices award (With Image)


January 28th, 2012 - 12:00 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) here, one of the world's largest, Friday received an award for the best teaching practices at the ... Read more...

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Emirates Identity Authority signs MoU with e-varsity


January 7th, 2012 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Jan 7 (IANS/WAM) The UAE's Emirates Identity Authority (EIDA) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Hamdan Bin Mohammed e-University (HBMeU).The objective is to benefit from ... Read more...

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Why do people justify inept, corrupt systems?


December 18th, 2011 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 18 (IANS) Why do we resist change even when the system is blatantly corrupt or unjust? A new study calls it 'system justification,' the conditions under which we ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Rasquinha to make comeback in WSH


November 1st, 2011 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 1 (IANS) Former India hockey captain Viren Rasquinha will make a comeback in the sport after three years with the World Series Hockey (WSH) beginning Dec 17.Rasquinha ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Identifying with car prompts aggressive driving


October 18th, 2011 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 18 (IANS) Those who view their car as an extension of themselves seem to develop more aggressive driving tendencies, says a new study.The study, conducted by Ayalla Ruvio ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Cricket to curry, Indian students energise US B-school


September 25th, 2011 - 12:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) From cricket to curry, Indian students who account for one of the largest overseas groups at the premier Darden B-school in the US have a ... Read more...

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‘India one of most appealing growth venues globally’


September 22nd, 2011 - 12:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Promising demographics, freedom of speech and respect for investor rights make India one of the most appealing growth venues, says a leading American B-school head ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Power without status glories in demeaning others


September 21st, 2011 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 21 (IANS) People who possess power but lack status tend to engage in activities that demean others, says a new study.That explains why the government clerk is so ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

IIM-Lucknow signs accord with US B-school


September 1st, 2011 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 1 (IANS) The Indian Institute of Management-Lucknow (IIM-L) Thursday said it has signed an agreement with Kelley School of Business (KSB) at Indiana University, US, to promote research ... Read more...

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Go by gut feeling, you would be right


August 31st, 2011 - 10:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 31 (IANS) While setting goals one should go by his or her gut feeling, as more often than not it will be right, say researchers.According to a study ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Anupam gives lessons in life at B-school (With image)


July 13th, 2011 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Veteran actor Anupam Kher, who will be seen as a professor in his upcoming film "Buddha in a Traffic Jam", taught philosophy of survival ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

One lazy worker drags whole team down


June 28th, 2011 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, June 28 (IANS) Just having a single lazy person at work can drag down a high performing team.Benjamin Walker, doctoral student at the Australian School of Business (ASB), is ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

TVS Logistics to train executives at American business school


May 27th, 2011 - 12:52 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 26 (IANS) In order to develop its middle and senior management talent pool to take the company towards its billion-dollar turnover goal, city-based TVS Logistics Services Ltd has ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Presence of obese people prompts us to eat more


April 20th, 2011 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 20 (IANS) Consumers are likely to gorge on food especially in the presence of someone who is overweight."Why do people often think back on a pleasant evening with ... Read more...

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We tend to eat more after seeing overweight people: Study


April 20th, 2011 - 1:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 20 (ANI): A new study has indicated that consumers will choose and eat more indulgent food after they see someone who is overweight-unless they consciously think about their health goals."Why ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Compassion, not censure, restores harmony at workplace


April 15th, 2011 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 15 (IANS) Even a single act of support or compassion by a manager or co-worker can ease workplace tension.If management shows "an active interest in addressing underlying issues ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Compassion, not punishment, is best response to workplace anger


April 15th, 2011 - 12:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 15 (ANI): A professor of Temple University Fox School of Business has challenged the traditional view of workplace anger, suggesting that even intense emotional outbursts can prove beneficial if responded ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

ISB records 22 percent increase in placement offers


April 6th, 2011 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 6 (IANS) The premier Indian School of Business (ISB) here has registered a 22 percent increase in placement offers this year while the average salary for its graduates ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Adi Godrej succeeds Rajat Gupta as ISB chairman (Lead, correcting figure in para two)


April 2nd, 2011 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 2 (IANS) Godrej Group chairman Adi Godrej was Saturday elected chairman of the Indian School of Business (ISB), succeeding Rajat Gupta, who resigned last month after the US ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Women more likely to have ‘romantic regrets’


March 24th, 2011 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 24 (IANS) Women are more than twice as likely as men to have regrets about their romantic life. when it comes to admitting regrets, romance happens to be ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Women ‘more than twice as likely as men to have romantic regrets’


March 24th, 2011 - 11:06 am ICT by ANI
London, Mar 24 (ANI): A new research has revealed that women are more than twice as likely as men to have regrets about their romantic life.Neal Roese, professor of marketing at Northwestern ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Vivek Agnihotri’s next is titled ‘Buddha in a Traffic Jam’


March 17th, 2011 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 17 (IANS) Director Vivek Agnihotri has finally decided upon the title for his third directorial venture. The film will be called "Buddha in a Traffic Jam" ... Read more...

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College students often feel guilty about texting in class: Survey


February 27th, 2011 - 1:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 27 (ANI): Many students don't think texting should be allowed during class and almost half feel guilty about doing so when they're not supposed to, according to a survey of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Jobless spouse can affect partner’s performance


February 23rd, 2011 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 23 (IANS) Stresses of an unemployed spouse can hurt the job performance of the partner but ignoring the stresses of a spouse's job search does not bode well for the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Guide on how to shoplift by Brit university newspaper angers retailers


February 22nd, 2011 - 2:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 22 (ANI): A guide on the "art of shoplifting" produced by a university newspaper in Britain has angered retailers who feel it could cost them financially.The document encourages cash-strapped students ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Giving employees more autonomy pays huge dividends


January 25th, 2011 - 2:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 25 (ANI): Workers who feel they are free to make choices at workplace and be accountable for them are happier and more productive, suggests a new book.The book, 'Human Autonomy ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Common sense key to entrepreneurial success


January 8th, 2011 - 6:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 8 (ANI): A new research has suggested that practical intelligence is the key to achieving entrepreneurial success.Barbara J. Bird at American University's Kogod School of Business, and J. Robert Baum ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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