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Tag: human resources and management

News, research, and other announcements.

September 27, 2022

In the News: Canada needs to encourage more youths to pursue skilled trade jobs

Students are being urged to enter the skilled trades as the industry faces labour shortages.

A woman "quietly quitting" her job.
September 13, 2022

In the News: The term ‘quiet quitting’ is worse than nonsense

The research by Human Resources & Management Professor Erin Reid is featured in this Financial Times article on quiet quitting.

Tired or stressed businessman sitting on the walkway in panic digital stock market financial background
September 6, 2022

In the News: Scandal hits: Should the organization’s leaders stay? Or should they go?

Yair Berson, professor of human resources and management weighs in on the importance of considering the interests of all stakeholders.

May 4, 2022

COVID-19 Disruptions Have Presented Opportunities in World of Work, Says Expert

The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted some ways in which companies and managers can incentivize and engage workers, says Vishwanath Baba.

May 2, 2022

In the News: Workers Push Back as Return-to-Office Plans Roll Out

A return to the office doesn’t affect all workers equally, says Catherine Connelly in a recent Toronto Star article.

Two women doing an elbow shake with masks on
October 8, 2020

Commerce 4BB3: Examining employment challenges facing Black Canadians

DeGroote’s fourth-year Recruitment and Selection course educates students about the role of bias in staffing practices.

July 18, 2018

Employees deserve to be treated with civility and dignity in the workplace, says DeGroote’s Aaron Schat

Schat, an expert in industrial-organizational psychology, knows how much aggression and incivility customer service workers face.

April 17, 2018

Fair play: Doing right by employees ultimately pays off, according to Isik Zeytinoglu

Isik Zeytinoglu’s research shows that being supportive of workers makes them healthier, more productive, and more likely to stick around.

February 8, 2018

Is the customer always right? Aaron Schat looks at workplace aggression and revenge behaviours

Because the service industry is often tilted in favour of the customer, Schat says so-called “revenge” on the customer is covert.

January 22, 2018

Divergent in the workplace: Maggie Cheng looks at what pop culture can teach us about hiring

Maggie Cheng: "Are we attempting to differentiate employees based on stereotypes so that we can control them?"