Rui Yao, a nationally recognized expert on retirement savings from the University of Missouri, suggests that employees can't trust that the retirement plan sponsored by their employer is in good hands just because the plan uses an adviser. To ensure a strong retirement plan performance, consumers must be active participants in retirement planning, she says.
Highlighting female achievements in the workplace makes capable women significantly more likely to want to be the boss, a study shows.
An observational study of academic working hours has identified large differences in how researchers around the world manage their work-life balance.
It's been long been believed that different personalities align better with different jobs. Large-scale evidence now exists of the distinctive personality profiles that occur across occupations and how, using social media, they can be matched to an individual for the perfect fit.
SIOP publishes white paper that explores how to promote your overseas workers' productivity and well-being. This white paper provides an overview of the experiences and challenges encountered by people who live and work outside of their home societies and introduces some of the solutions currently available to meet these challenges based on I-O psychology research.
Country music songwriters must perform a careful dance when they work with famous singers who may be less talented at writing songs but bring the needed star power to attract fans -- and, importantly, to get the song recorded in the first place, research suggests. A study of 39 successful country-music songwriters found that they use two strategies to navigate creative collaboration with more famous artists.
Magazine adverts continue to tell mothers to put caring for their families front and centre - and encourage them to devote all their knowledge to protecting and caring for them rather than for their own benefit or professional advancement.
A study finds that men who previously worked in male-dominated or mixed-gender fields are significantly more likely to transition to female-dominated jobs following a bout of unemployment, bucking past evidence showing resistance by men to working female-dominated jobs. When they do make the switch, the study finds they reap benefits in wages and job prestige.
As Mongolia and northeast Asia are hit hard by a warming climate, soaring temperatures are exposing rare insights into the region's past while threatening its future. In a new study published in PLOS ONE, researchers report that permanent patches of non-glacial snow and ice in northern Mongolia, known as ice patches, are melting for the first time in decades -- exposing rare artifacts that provide some of the region's first archaeological data.
A company with a gender-diverse board of directors is interpreted as revealing a preference for diversity and a weaker commitment to shareholder value, according to new research in the INFORMS journal Organization Science.