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Workplace harassment usually occurs because of problems with companies' organisational structure, rather than due to personality clashes between employees, suggests a paper published today in the British Psychological Society's Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology.
British soldiers are being forced to work so many hours each week that they could be experiencing harm to their mental health, a new report has found. The document came from the Army Families Federation (AFF), which surveyed 2,587 British soldiers and their relatives online.
Our Scottish Branch - Meur Albannach in Gaelic - is holding its Annual General Meeting and a scientific meeting at the Surgeons’ Hall, Edinburgh, on Friday 14 February. The day will also see the AGMs of the Scottish branches of two Society Divisions.
Building on the success of previous conferences, the themes for this year will be:
A relaxing holiday may be a lovely prospect, but people who fill their breaks with activities are likely to find it easier to fit back into their working life afterwards.
Having women on corporate boards could be more vital than businesses think - because they could save a considerable amount of money on new deals.
Creating a more positive environment in which to work could be all it takes to provide employees with a significant boost to their wellbeing, new research has sug
Executive coaching has been the development trend sweeping the UK and US for the last 20 years, but now new research shows that the impact of coaching on performance is even greater than training or 360 degree feedback.
Women's identification with their occupation and their sense of career progression can be undermined by working in male-dominated places, according to new research.
More than 20 years after it made its debut, email is still a vital form of communication in the workplace.
Teaching young people how to be more positive could make them happier, healthier and better able to succeed in the future, new research being presented at today's annual conference of the
Employers who provide support for emotionally troubled staff could see it pay dividend in terms of raised productivity, reduced absenteeism and lower staff turnover, researchers have said.
Employees who are religious may be happier and more fulfilled than their counterparts who do not actively believe in God, according to a new study.
Managers of workplaces in 2030 will need very different skills to today's bosses as they will have to cope with a range of disparate challenges, according to new research.
People who are feeling under pressure and overloaded at work may be using the internet compulsively in their free time as a coping mechanism. That is the finding of research being presented today at our Division of Occupational Psychology's Annual Conference in Brighton.
It is a prerequisite of their job that nurses are compassionate and caring towards patients.
A new study has suggested that having clear goals in mind and revisiting them regularly can help people to stay on track with their new year fitness regimes, something that could help anyone heading to the gym this month.
Women across the country could be unwittingly holding themselves back in their careers because they are suffering from imposter syndrome, Rosalind Adler and Lea Sellers from Media Skills for Women have warned in an article for the
A trend showing greater equality in leadership in the UK was welcomed by the Professional Associations Research Network (PARN).
The colleagues a person spends each day with are more important in terms of their happiness levels than their managers, new research has suggested.
The Society has contributed to two consultations issued by NICE recently.
Business owners need to do more to ensure that women are getting into the top executive positions they deserve, according to experts at the recent Whitehall and Industry Group Gender Diversity Conference.
Earlier this month, Germany’s main political parties agreed to implement national quotas of at least 30 per cent of women filling board posts by 2016.
People whose working hours are not guaranteed each week may be happier than their counterparts on normal contracts, a new
New research has revealed the extent to which new mothers feel ostracised upon their return to the workplace.
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