Evidence-Based Management

Myth-busting

Teamwork

The benefits of getting involved: top management and new product development projects

From service sector companies to the IT giants on everyone’s lips, everybody relies on developing new products, in order to survive on the market and raise to the top. The challenge can be anything: coming up with a new flavour for a soft drink, or creating a sharing service. So what does the success of new product development depend on? Is it all about the creativity and skills of the engineers, just luck, or can you as a manager do something concrete about it?
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Recruiting and Selection

Leadership

Managers… How Much Justice Is Enough?

In 2013, Colquitt et al. published a colossal meta-analysis pooling results from 413 scientific studies which investigated to what extent employee perceptions of justice in managerial behavior are associated with higher employee performance. The type of research studies included allows us to conclude if there is a positive relationship between perceptions of justice and performance.
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Wellbeing

Mental Health is your business: Workplace Interventions that do good, and those that do harm

Key points To promote mental health, give employees more control over the scheduling of their own work and introduce programs to facilitate a healthy lifestyle, for example enabling employees to engage in physical activity Screen employees when appropriate; recommend and support Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy and other effective interventions for those diagnosed with a mental health disorder
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Mental health is your business: The toxic job characteristics that risk our well-being

It is estimated that more than 3 in 10 employees will experience a mental health problem each year, with a staggering 80 million working days lost to anxiety and depression. These disorders are common yet devastating, and can make work a constant battle for employees. With such a widespread impact on employees across workplaces, identifying and addressing these risk factors is vital. What impact might they be having in your workplace?
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Change Management

Change management: Realizing a Competitive Advantage through Psychology

“Panta rhei”, everything flows! Already 2500 years ago greek philosophers argued that change is the only constant in the universe. In our rapidly changing modern economy, this notion is more true than ever. But can you effectively manage changes? In this article, you will learn about critical success factors of organizational change and how they can be cultivated based on a comprehensive literature review. You can apply this knowledge to increase the success rate of change projects in your organization which will improve the competitiveness of your company and help to establish yourself as a competent, strategic partner.
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Interviews

Interview with Shreya Sarkar-Barney, President of Human Capital Growth

ScienceForWork shares the contribution of scientific research  in the field of organizational psychology and personnel management with HR professionals, managers and consultants. Evidence-Based Management is the driving vision of ScienceForWork. We believe in the added value obtained by matching research and daily HR Management. We would like to give you the opportunity to introduce yourself to our readers: who
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