Collaborative communities – problem solvers without bosses
Complex problems can be solved in networks where the members themselves decide how to participate. How is it possible to keep control without bosses and lines of command?
How private social media use at work affects work performance
New research from the Faculty of Psychology at the University of Bergen (UiB) shows that the use of online social media for personal purposes during working hours can have a negative effect on work performance and the well-being of organisations.
Think twice about quick decision-making
Some people have a strong need to make decisions quickly. However, a high need for closure may lead to decisions that are based on poor judgment, warns researcher at BI Norwegian Business School.
Mind over matter for entrepreneurs
Entrepreneurs who use a lot of their mental powers to obtain as much information as possible, have less success transforming their idea into a new business than those who automatically think implementation.
The art of empowering your employees
Employees are at their best when they feel a sense of ownership to their jobs. However, leaders may encounter a number of barriers when giving employees more influence over their own work situation.