One Way to Save Money, Reduce Fraud and Employ People Faster During the height of the Great Recession, when 10 percent of workers were out of a job, unemployment insurance pumped $155 billion into the pockets of laid-off workers. Today, … Continue reading How to improve benefits programs
Walking the Walk: Can ideas42 Team Members Truly Disconnect? Happy New Year! We hope you were able to take some time off at the end of 2016, and that your 2017 is off to a good, fresh start. At ideas42, … Continue reading Disconnected at Christmas?
Why Morning People Should Not Work at Night It has been known for a long time that early risers work less efficiently at night than night owls do. But researchers from the Higher School of Economics and Oxford University have … Continue reading The influence of sleep deprivation
When Tough Performance Goals Lead to Cheating When Enron, one of the world’s largest energy companies, collapsed in 2001, it sent shock waves through the corporate world. Revelations of systematic fraud, deception, and corruption across the organization showed the devastating … Continue reading Incentives to cheating
How to Motivate Your Employees: Give Them Compliments and Pizza It is Monday morning. You have just arrived at work, and you get one of the following three emails, each promising a different reward if you get everything done that … Continue reading Is pizza the best motivator?
When Work Can Be Damaging To Your Health The incessant search for results, the tension over deadlines and the stress caused by hours spent in traffic on the way to and the way back from work are part of the … Continue reading The pressures of the workplace
The truth about the gender wage gap Nearly 10,000 people graduated with MBAs from University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business between 1990 and 2006. In 2009, three economists decided to study a quarter of those graduates. They asked a … Continue reading Why does the gender wage gap exist?