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Ambition: The multiple roles of individuals in developing countries

The multiple roles of individuals in developing countries

A paper entitled, “Can I sell you avocados and talk to you about contraception? Well, it depends which comes first: anchor roles and asymmetric boundaries”, slated for publication in the Academy of Management Journal, looks at the different roles that people in the developing world play. Ellen Buchan reports

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Car cushioning causes casualties

To reduce the societal and public health impact of road accidents, policymakers should incentivise against bigger cars, according to to BI Norwegian Business School’s Luk Warlop. Tim Banjeree Dhoul finds out more

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Ambition: Mindful minimises monotony

Mindfulness minimises monotony

What impact does mindfulness have on those working more manual jobs, often characterised by monotony? Ellen Buchan reports on research conducted by the University of Essex Business School

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In defence of robots

A study by the Aarhus University School of Business and Social Sciences has shown that, rather than causing humans to lose their jobs, robots can lead to more employment and an upsurge in productivity, reports Tim Banjeree Dhoul

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Ambition: How to lead with empathy
emotional intelligence

How to lead with empathy

Research shows that empathic leaders contribute to a more engaged workforce and higher productivity. But being empathic comes with a risk, for while you’re busy protecting other people’s rights you might be breaching your own boundaries, as Jess Baker and Rod Vincent explain

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Ambition: The multiple roles of individuals in developing countries
communication

The multiple roles of individuals in developing countries

A paper entitled, “Can I sell you avocados and talk to you about contraception? Well, it depends which comes first: anchor roles and asymmetric boundaries”, slated for publication in the Academy of Management Journal, looks at the different roles that people in the developing world play. Ellen Buchan reports

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health

Car cushioning causes casualties

To reduce the societal and public health impact of road accidents, policymakers should incentivise against bigger cars, according to to BI Norwegian Business School’s Luk Warlop. Tim Banjeree Dhoul finds out more

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Ambition: Mindful minimises monotony
mindfulness

Mindfulness minimises monotony

What impact does mindfulness have on those working more manual jobs, often characterised by monotony? Ellen Buchan reports on research conducted by the University of Essex Business School

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artificial intelligence

In defence of robots

A study by the Aarhus University School of Business and Social Sciences has shown that, rather than causing humans to lose their jobs, robots can lead to more employment and an upsurge in productivity, reports Tim Banjeree Dhoul

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