Emotions

Can You Read Emotions From Faces?

We mentioned previously that some researchers—the psychologist Paul Ekman is the best known—have studied whether facial expressions reveal true emotions. These researchers have distinguished real smiles ( so-called Duchenne …
Job Design

Crafting A Better Job

Consider for a moment a midlevel manager at a multinational foods company, Fatima, who would seem to be at the top of her career. She’s consistently making her required …
Culture

Culture and Work-Life Balance

The increased time pressures of the always-connected workplace are eroding the boundary between work life and personal life, and many individuals in postindustrial economies struggle to balance the two. …
Books

Lost in Translation?

Walk into your nearest major bookstore. You’ll undoubtedly find a large section of books devoted to management and managing human behavior. A close look at the titles will reveal …