Despite extensive safety training, when workers are making decisions on the shop floor – even life-threatening and business critical decisions – they sometimes let emotions cloud their judgment. Why? What are we doing wrong?
The week of March 16-20th, at the free online VITALITY conference, consultants working with leading businesses, including Amazon, HP, Google, BMW and FedEx, will show why investing in emotional intelligence increases productivity.
Years ago, around the campfire, I heard this story and have told it to every troop of which I have been a Scoutmaster. Two brothers were leaving the town they had lived in for several years. They were both moving to a new town many miles away.
SIOP committee seeks volunteer writers and reviewers
February 20, 2015
The Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP) wants to get more IO content into undergraduate introductory psychology textbooks. IO, or industrial-organizational psychology is the scientific study of the workplace. Rigor and methods of psychology are applied to issues of critical relevance to business, including talent management, coaching, assessment, selection, training, organizational development, performance, and work-life balance.
Why should employers be concerned about mental health? At any one time, one in six British workers will be affected by a mental health condition or problems relating to stress. Work-related stress is the biggest occupational health problem in the UK after musculoskeletal disorders.
One of the more difficult situations in which to make an ethical decision is when more than one person is potentially impacted by your action and their expectations of how you should proceed are in conflict.
If you suffer from anxiety, the constant, nagging feelings of worry can be troubling and hard to control. These feelings are usually intense and out of proportion to the actual troubles and dangers in your everyday life. They can make it hard to function at home, at work, or in social situations.
Timothy Ludwig, Ph.D., was appointed to serve a three-year term on the Board of Directors of the Cambridge Center for Behavioral Studies™ (CCBS) during its 2014 Annual Meeting of the Trustees recently held in Atlanta, Georgia.