Why Does Paranoia Arise in the Workplace?

[We’re pleased to welcome authors Barbara C. Lopes of the Universidade de Coimbra, Caroline Kamau of Birkbeck College, and Rusi Jaspal of De Montfort University. They recently published an article in the Journal of Leadership and Organizational Studies entitled "Coping With Perceived Abusive Supervision: The Role of Paranoia," which is currently free to read for a limited time. Below, they recount … Continue reading Why Does Paranoia Arise in the Workplace?

Did You Hear? When Rumors Are Used As Revenge At Work

According to a 2008 study done by the publishers of the Myers-Briggs Assessment and the Thomas-Kilmann Conflict Mode Instrument, 85% of employees at all levels are involved in workplace conflict to some degree. In the United States alone, time spent dealing with this conflict equates to an average of 2.8 hours weekly, or approximately $359 … Continue reading Did You Hear? When Rumors Are Used As Revenge At Work

Job Stress and Incivility

Sara J. Roberts, Lisa L. Scherer and Casey J. Bowyer, all of University of Nebraska, published "Job Stress and Incivility: What Role Does Psychological Capital Play?" in the May 2011 issue of the Journal of Leadership & Organizational Studies. Sara Roberts provided some background on the recent article, with additional thoughts from Lisa Scherer and Casey … Continue reading Job Stress and Incivility