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Month: October 2016

Call for Papers: China Business Studies Initiative (CBSI) 2nd International Conference

Call for Papers: China Business Studies Initiative (CBSI) 2nd International Conference

China Innovation and Global Integration: Silicon Valley and Beyond The 2nd Annual China Business Studies Initiative (CBSI) International Conference hosted by University of San Francisco in collaboration with Peking University, the Department of International Science and Technology Cooperation, Ministry of Science and Technology of China, and the World Federation of Overseas Chinese Associations . Date: May 17-19, 2017 Location: Langfang, JingJinJi, China (near Beijing) Submission Deadline: January 25, 2017 Notice of Acceptance: February 25, 2017 Early Bird Registration: March 10,…

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Can job crafting reduce job boredom and increase work engagement? A three-year cross-lagged panel study

Can job crafting reduce job boredom and increase work engagement? A three-year cross-lagged panel study

Can job crafting reduce job boredom and increase work engagement? A three-year cross-lagged panel study                                   Who conducted the study?   Lotta K. Harju, Jari J. Hakanen, and Wilmar B. Schaufeli Lotta K. Harju currently works as a researcher at Finnish Institute of Occupational Health (Helsinki, Finland). Lotta K. Harju is a Ph.D. candidate at Aalto University School of Science and Technology. Dr. Hakanen is a research professor at Finnish Institute of Occupational Health (Helsinki, Finland). Dr. Schaufeli is a…

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Employees’ Surface Acting in Interactions with Leaders and Peers

Employees’ Surface Acting in Interactions with Leaders and Peers

Who conducted the study? This study was conducted by Xiaoxiao Hu of the Department of Psychology, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, Virginia, USA and Junqi Shi of the Lingnam College, Sun Yat-sen University, Guanzhou, China. What was the aim of the study? We engage in surface acting when we intentionally display emotions that we aren’t currently feeling. The degree of surface acting varies depending on the type of work you do that calls for presenting most likely a positive attitude for…

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Flourishing Via Workplace Relationships: Moving Beyond Instrumental Support

Flourishing Via Workplace Relationships: Moving Beyond Instrumental Support

The study of meaning, positive experiences, and life satisfaction, are increasingly gaining attention in organizational literature all around the world. With the wave of millennials now entering the workplace, there are changing expectations and growing appetites to find meaning at work. A new generation in business and a new generation for business is emerging. Today, the value of flourishing in the workplace is a critical element to be considered for business strategy, from talent acquisition and employee retention to organizational…

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