Caroline Webb shared her discovery at a conference by the Royal Society for the Encouragement of Art, Manufactures and Commerce (RSA) in a presentation called “How to have a good day”.
Groups where “social censorship” is put into place are more productive, the research found
The steady increase of so-called 'collaborative work' can eventually undermine an employee’s performance
Social pressures or rewards such as bonuses made candidates work harder. But rewards did not improve performance, according to a new study.
SMART goals, apps and a 21-day challenge are all on standby. Who'd have thought it?
3.2 million people are working so hard that they risked mental or physical breakdown, study finds
Renowned labour market economist warns it would be premature to put up the Bank’s base rates from 0.5 per cent
Economic View: In the past, there may have been more people working in the informal economy
The online retailer Zappos is the largest company yet to adopt “holacracy”, a new business approach in which bosses are banished and workers choose their tasks. But who makes the tea?
Whatever the leaders gathering at the Swiss ski resort say to reporters, to really understand the strength of the recovery, we need to follow the money
George Osborne was facing a backlash from business leader today over his support for a sharp increase in the value of the national minimum wage.
Shell dropped a bombshell on investors after warning that fourth quarter profit will be "significantly" lower than last year, blaming low production, high exploration costs and continuing problems with refining.
These inactive folks stand ready to return to the labour force if jobs become available
America's central bank acts after two year budget deal was recently agreed in Congress - removing the threat of another government shutdown in the near future
Job prospects for graduates and apprentices are looking brighter for next year as more companies expect to hire staff, according to a new report.
The immigration chief in Calais has said the UK has created "a magnet for illegal immigrants."