Study says basic mindfulness can be key to solving workplace conflict
Workplaces are fraught with conflict — but according to a new study from the UBC Sauder School of Business, there’s an effective way to help manage conflict on the job: mindfulness.
Sep 9, 2020
Serial entrepreneur Devon Brooks taps into the popularity of coaching for her new venture
Daniel Skarlicki, a professor at UBC’s Sauder School of Business, spoke to the Globe and Mail for an article about a local entrepreneur’s new coaching venture. “Coaching accelerates learning. If […]
Mar 12, 2019
How getting employees involved in giving can produce big dividends
Daniel Skarlicki, the Edgar F. Kaiser professor of organizational behaviour in the marketing and behavioural science division of UBC’s Sauder School of Business, wrote an op-ed for the Globe and […]
Dec 19, 2018
Why everyone loses at the workplace blame game
A new UBC Sauder School of Business study finds the demoralizing effects of what researchers call “swift blame” not only hurts employees, but also the bottom line.
Jun 26, 2017
Bad bosses inspire employees to sabotage customers
When faced with rude customers, people in the service sector sometimes exact revenge – but they’re much more likely to do so if their boss mistreats them as well.
Oct 5, 2015
Lululemon’s downward dogfight
Founder Chip Wilson’s feud illustrates how boardroom politics can impact the bottom line.
Jun 19, 2014
The customer isn’t always right
Study looks at what happens when customers snap at call centre workers.
May 6, 2014 - by Jody Jacob
For tastier food, try a dash of workplace injustice
A new UBC study from the Sauder School of Business reveals that experiencing unfair treatment at work can sharpen the taste buds, providing evidence that stress has a physiological effect on people.
May 13, 2013