Trust, clarity and openness in the workplace

In times of uncertainty employers should engage more openly with their staff and drop the jargon to improve communication and allow feedback, according to a paper in this month’s International Journal of Productivity and Quality Management.
D. Kei…

Brain imaging provides window into consciousness

NEW YORK (Feb. 25, 2011) — Using a sophisticated imaging test to probe for higher-level cognitive functioning in severely brain-injured patients provides a window into consciousness — but the view it presents is one that is blurred in fascinating …

When nature calls

COLLEGE STATION, Feb. 9, 2011 — When you’ve got to go, you’ve got to go — upstream, that is, if you are a male swordtail fish seeking a mate, according to research from Texas A&M University.
A recent study led by Texas A&M biologists Dr. Gi…

UT Study: Charismatic leadership can be measured, learned

KNOXVILLE — How do you measure charisma? That’s the question UT professor Kenneth Levine seeks to answer.
Much has been written in business management textbooks and self-help guides about the role that personal charisma plays in leadership. But a…

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