Remote jobs can help workers craft more satisfying lives, with higher psychological well-being and work engagement, but only if that work occurs during regularly contracted hours, according to new Cornell University ILR School research.
When a company commits in writing to a statement of higher purpose, a new survey shows that it promotes the employees’ well-being, more happiness and even lower stress from the COVID-19 pandemic.
And when the workers write their own, the effects are even more substantial.
As companies increasingly prioritize charitable spending and promote employee-directed giving, new research finds employee moods have a lot to do with the effectiveness of an organization’s philanthropic efforts.
Three researchers from Olin Business School at Washington University in St. Louis and one from Said Business School at Oxford University have completed a study of workplace theft among restaurant workers that details, for the first time, how such stealing is contagious — and new restaurant workers are particularly susceptible. This may represent a workplace pattern where employees steal or cause their company greater unseen losses.