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Daily Archives: August 15, 2008

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Holding leaders accountable for toxic organizations

By sheer coincidence this week, I’ve been exploring the theme of "Toxic Organizations" with all the first year Commerce students in my organizational behaviour...
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Working Moms Make Time for Baby on the Weekend

Working moms may spend at least 40 hours a week away from their children, but when it comes to quality time—time spent caring for...
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Stress at Work and at Home Increase Risk of Death

Aug 15, 2008 1:53 pm For men with an above average risk of heart disease, the combination of a very stressful job and their marriage...
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Are your Childcare Needs Being Met?

Are employers doing enough to support working parents? For the most part, the answer is no. Parents sign up years in advance hoping for a...
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Poisonous Environments at Work

Do you work in a poisonous environment? Think about the phrase "poisonous workplace". What does it make you think of? Do cynical, unfulfilled, contemptuous people...
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Leadership Examined

Leadership: The Good, the Bad & the Ugly Leadership is challenging in good times, and even more so in difficult ones. The demands of leadership are...
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Woman Executives and Mr. Moms at Higher Risk for Health Problems

Men and women who defy traditional societal roles may suffer health consequences such as heart disease, researchers reported recently. "Nontraditional roles may not be healthy,"...
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Greenhouse Work can Pose Asthma Risk

Aug 15, 2008 1:36 pm Greenhouse workers may face a heightened risk of contracting asthma due to exposure to molds and allergy-causing flowers, according to...
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Burning Calories and Building Brain Power

Not long ago, a researcher at the University of Illinois made a startling discovery. He put a group of rats on a treadmill for...
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Regular Hot-tub ‘Vacations’ Drown Out the Daily Grind

Our muscles tense up, our brains stress out, the day feels like it’s been dragging for hours and it’s barely 10 a.m. We all...