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Understanding Group Dynamics at Work

Anurag Harsh | Posted 04.19.2016 | Business
Anurag Harsh

A saving grace of group dynamics is that the longer a group stays together, the longer the people in it begin to think similarly, act similarly, and live similarly. That's referred to as social cohesion, and that cohesion is the stuff of culture.

Want to Make it in This World? Better Learn to Collaborate

The University of Central Florida Forum | Posted 09.09.2016 | College
The University of Central Florida Forum

Most humans prefer to socialize in groups but work in solitude, usually because the perception is they have more control over the finished product and will yield the benefits of a job well done. But business does not value that independent spirit in the same way.

Take Creative Actions and Leave Behind the Predictable Talk

Great Work Cultures | Posted 06.15.2016 | Business
Great Work Cultures

Be aware of how many words you talk this week. Be aware of how many creative actions you take. Do you want to dive into the waters of creativity more often? Do you want to live in the waters of creativity?

Coping With Divorceaphobia: What To Do When People Turn On You During Your Divorce

Christina Pesoli | Posted 08.04.2013 | Divorce
Christina Pesoli

When you are trying to get through one of the toughest ordeals of your life and you suddenly become a social pariah and you have no idea why, it can do a real number on your self-esteem.

What Our Founding Fathers Didn't Know Might Help Us

Edward Muzio | Posted 11.29.2011 | Politics
Edward Muzio

We may want to update some of our old processes with our new knowledge. To that end, I humbly offer four truths of human interaction that are only about fifty years old.

To Maximize Collective Intelligence, Communicate More

Heidi Grant Halvorson, Ph.D. | Posted 10.24.2011 | Healthy Living
Heidi Grant Halvorson, Ph.D.

Not necessarily. Teams can be smarter and more effective than the individuals who make up the team -- the whole can indeed be bigger and better than just the sum of its parts, but only under the right circumstances.

Singles Bonding Over Food and Friendship: Cooking Club, Year 39

Bella DePaulo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Bella DePaulo

If you love food, friends, and camaraderie, and if you would like to hear the story of a club for singles that has nothing to do with dating and has l...