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Devastating Effects of Toxic Work Culture on People and Organizational Effectiveness

Mike Cardus

In any work environment, toxic work cultures have become a pressing concern for organizations. Toxicity in the workplace affects employees’ well-being and morale and significantly impacts organizational effectiveness and profitability. This article explores the effects of toxic work cultures on individuals and the organization, shedding light on the detrimental consequences of such environments.

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How Partisanship Affects Counterfactual Thinking

The Horizons Tracker

Many of us can recount “sliding door” moments where our lives may have taken a very different path if we had chosen other options. These are examples of what are known as “counterfactual thinking”, and research from Kellogg outlines that such thinking can go beyond our personal and professional lives. The researchers explored how counterfactual thinking operates politically and asked participants what they thought would happen to the world if politicians behaved different

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Do Consumer Boycotts Hurt Companies?

The Horizons Tracker

It’s increasingly common for employees and consumers alike to have high expectations of companies in terms of their social and environmental behavior. A recent study from Kellogg explores whether consumer boycotts actually hurt companies enough to trigger change. The researchers explain that things are seldom as simple as one group choosing to stop buying from a particular company, as it’s equally possible that an opposing group may increase their support to counter this initial move

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