Dealing with harm in organizations can be tricky. In this post, Maja Graso explores a particularly difficult issue: How do people assess allegations of harm that they have not seen themselves and that leave no evidence, no witnesses, and no other reliable signal that the harm has actually occurred (e.g., “my word against yours” cases)?
Creativity researchers ask questions about creative ideas: where do they come from, how do we facilitate them, why do some people (dis)like them so much? However, one question seems to have been largely ignored: what are ideas, anyway?
Three master students write about the pitfalls and opportunities of creative group work. Traits that seem a bonus, may turn out to be a pitfall – and the other way around.
Some people love camping holidays, others hate them. Whatever your opinion, this blog probably won’t change your mind. Or…?
“I am 30 years old, and I will finish my Ph.D in organizational psychology this summer. You can imagine that people frequently ask me about my career plans. Depending on the situation, I tell them different things. But the truth is: I have absolutely no clue!” Close to the finishing line of her PhD, Anne-Kathrin Kleine shares her view on career goals.
Two years into the pandemic university staff at all levels have invested a lot of time and energy in transitioning to online teaching, supervision, and virtual work. YESS BSS surveyed early career researchers to learn more about their concerns. They suggest improvement could be made in offering support, reducing (or compensating for) teaching load, and considering career opportunities.
Some supervisors are wonderful, others can turn your working life into hell. Why do some employees put up with this? A recent model may provide the answer.
The COVID-19 crisis has affected all our lives, including our work life and well-being. How can you help yourself, colleagues and friends during these times? How can you avoid making it even worse? In this post, Iustina Armasu gives some evidence-based tips about what to do, and what to avoid.
Inspiration can be difficult to find, and even more difficult to hold on to. But is it even what we think it is? Eric Rietzschel explores the meaning of inspiration and its relation with creativity.
This blog post is about the dire effects of loss aversion in decision-making and serves as a quick guide on how to overcome this by preparing yourself to get out of your comfort zone to take on the challenges of entrepreneurship.