J. Kim Wright's blog
According to a new study, workers who witness incivility towards colleagues feel negative emotions - especially when the incivility is aimed at workers of the same sex. The work, by Kathi Miner from Texas A&M University and Angela Eischeid from Buena Vista University, Iowa, is the first to look at the relationship between employees' observations of incivility towards same gender co-workers and negative emotions. It is published online in Springer's journal Sex Roles.
A person's risk of suffering a heart attack increases by approximately 21 times in the first 24 hours after losing a loved one, according to a study lead by researchers at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.
I was a guest on Mali Rowan Presents Restorative Justice show recently. Here is the audio recording of that interview:
When Peggy Thompson, Lisa Schneider, and I offered a revamped three-day basic team training in Birmingham, Alabama this fall, we incorporated quite a bit more practice group development material than is customary in a basic event. The training ended with a module in which participants formed ongoing study groups and were given the assignment to have at least two meetings before the end of 2011. We provided study group agenda ideas and guidance about how to do it. Setting up mechanisms that support using the new understandings and techniques learned in a training