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Tiredness, money and consideration

The thought of money can help energise exhausted employees, making them less self-centred and more likely to act in the interest of others, finds new study in the Journal of Business and Psychology. Conventional wisdom holds that the thought and…

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Spending for smiles: money can buy happiness after all

Money can buy happiness when spending fits our personality, finds study by University of Cambridge researchers based on 77,000 real bank spending transactions. Money really can buy happiness when spending fits our personality, finds a pioneering "big data" study based…

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Psychology and business

Business leaders need to tame their irrational tendencies, David De Cremer argues in ‘Academic View’ article in The Economist. Three irrational tendencies can tend to trip up business executives, so they need to be managed carefully, says David De Cremer,…

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Psychology and business

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