When the Going Gets Tough, The Machiavellians Get Going

When the Going Gets Tough, The Machiavellians Get Going

It’s crunch time at the office—deadlines are looming, employees are slammed, bosses are panicked. Who’s in their element? The Machiavellians, that’s who. According to a study in the Journal of Business and Psychology, the people who thrive the most in tough office conditions are Machiavellians. Researchers assessed 110 psychology students … Read More

When the Going Gets Tough, the Weak Get Bullied

When the Going Gets Tough, the Weak Get Bullied

Tension in the office? Talk of layoffs? Merger? Hostile takeover? Well, it’s rough for everyone, but when things at work heat up, supervisors tend to take it out on submissive employees without many friends. This comes via a study published in the Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology. Researchers gathered … Read More

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