Computers might win at chess, but humans can win at work even after automation increases exponentially. Using job design, we can craft jobs that are more skilled and motivating, making the future of work less robotic and more human.
Fitting The Behavioral Science Piece In The Organizational Puzzle
Behavioral science is growing quickly as a field. But there's always the question about how it can be practically applied within an organization. In this article, a behavioral scientist explores the world of tech products to understand where the subject can add value and how it can be used most effectively.
Don’t Ask If Your Job Will Be Automated. Ask These Questions Instead.
Will artificial intelligence really take away our jobs? The impact of artificial intelligence on job automation won't be all or nothing. We need to start asking better questions about which of our tasks will get automated, what will fill their places, and what opportunities are lost when we get rid of repetitive work.
COVID-19 May Worsen Biases During The Hiring Process. Here’s How That Can Be Avoided
Companies will start to interview many candidates as we pull through the COVID-19 crisis. When this happens, the ‘new-normal’ will create bias-related challenges for HR managers globally. By drawing on behavioral science, HR managers can develop a new set of tools that will help their evaluations become fairer.
We’ve Got Something For Everyone: How The Business World Can Leverage The Psychology Behind Horoscopes
Horoscopes owe more of their tremendous popularity to psychology than astrology. As it turns out, the science behind why horoscopes are so popular can also offer interesting insights for the business world.
How Working From Home Can Amp Up Your Team’s Communication and Creativity
Despite positive results in work from home experiments, including a 22% performance increase, why are companies still apprehensive about this change?
The Dos and Don’ts of Corporate Social Responsibility
Corporate Social Responsibility has become a buzzword for business executives. To remain competitive in this changing economic culture, firms tout their CSR programs, funnelling money into philanthropy, social movements, advertising their new green policies, and emphasizing their commitment to local communities.