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Linking Business with Psychology, Markus Brauer Examines Human Behavior Change

December 12, 2019

Psychology and business are more naturally intertwined than most people realize, says WSB Affiliate Faculty Markus Brauer. Here he shares his research on behavior change, social norms, and diversity initiatives, including how employers can create a more inclusive environment.

Beyond a Doubt: Women and Subconscious Bias in Leadership

March 27, 2017

Back in the 1950s, major U.S. orchestras including the Boston Symphony Orchestra realized they had a gender problem: Female musicians made up a disproportionately low percentage of their membership. Organizations started holding “blind” auditions, with …

Is It Me or Her? How Gender Affects Interpersonally-Sensitive Behavior in the Workplace

February 27, 2015

In organizations, interpersonal sensitivity—caring and respectful treatment toward others—has been found to build trust, facilitate knowledge sharing, decrease vengeful behavior, increase individuals’ acceptance of unfavorable decisions, reduce stress, reduce emotional exhaustion, and increase employees’ organizational …

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