Researchers find that trust established by female leaders practicing strong interpersonal skills results in better crisis resolution when outcomes are predictable. They describe this 'female leadership trust advantage' in a paper published in the June 2019 print issue of Psychology of Women Quarterly, 'A Female Leadership Trust Advantage in Times of Crisis: Under What Conditions?' It is the first study to examine why and when a trust advantage emerges for female leaders during organizational crises.
US hospitals wait over a year on average to begin prescribing newly developed antibiotics, a delay that might threaten the supply or discourage future development of needed drugs, according to a University of Wisconsin-Madison study.
Students think it is instructors' responsibility to ensure they don't surf the web in class, according to a new study.
Recent research finds the internet is giving employers and job seekers access to more information, but has not made the hiring process more meritocratic. Instead, lower-wage jobs have become 'black holes,' with intense competition for positions, while many higher-wage jobs are going to targeted candidates and are open to only limited competition.
A new study proposes a framework to evaluate TV ad spots according to their immediate effects on consumers' online search activities.
Research points toward t-boosting supplements as having little or no known effect.
A Purdue University researcher and students created a computer model, based on the 1999 shooting at Columbine High School, which looks at what happens to victims caught in shooter situations to provide better training for schools and other organizations.
The smallest plants and creatures in the ocean power an entire food web, including the fish that much of the world's population depend on for food, work and cultural identity. In a paper published in Science Advances, NOAA Fisheries researcher Jason Link and colleague Reg Watson from the University of Tasmania's Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies suggest that scientists and resource managers need to focus on whole ecosystems rather than soley on individual populations.
Consumers are more willing to pay for wine that comes with an organic or organic grape label but providing information about certification standards and organic production practices reduces consumer willingness to pay for all wines.
Despite having few mutations, the immune system has no problem recognizing childhood leukemia.