Marie Mitchell, University of Georgia (image) University of Georgia Share Print E-Mail Caption 'Everybody has a need for social approval. It's the basis of our human functioning,' said Marie Mitchell, co-author of the research and professor of management at UGA. And her research shows that when employees feel left out, they act out. Credit University of Georgia Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.