We all think of forgiveness as a way to improve relationships and remove tension from a situation. Recent studies have shown that this is not always the case. Offering forgiveness can actually prove detrimental to a working relationship. When is forgiveness productive and when can it backfire?
New research suggests that caffeine consumption in the workplace may play an unexpected role in helping sleep-deprived employees. Specifically, it helps give them the extra boost they need to exert better self-control and avoid unethical behavior.
Generous employees can contribute to a business climate that is profitable, productive, and efficient. But it is possible to be too generous. Harvard Business Review offers some suggestions for effective giving.