The Faces of Fraud

The Faces of Fraud

Posted by on Mar 31, 2012 in Communications | No Comments

I recently profiled Queen’s University School of Business accounting professor Pamela Murphy and her work on the psychology of fraud. Prof. Murphy is doing excellent research in helping us understand how people rationalize unethical or fraudulent behaviour. She says that individuals can … Continue reading »

When Union Members and Managers Learn Together

When Union Members and Managers Learn Together

Posted by on Mar 31, 2012 in Organizational Learning | No Comments

Joint union-management training is unusual in North America, and it’s not hard to figure out why. On the continuum of union-management relations—from confrontation through armed truce, working harmony, and cooperation—a great many relationships sit on the cantankerous side. And for … Continue reading »

Women as Negotiators

Posted by on Mar 31, 2012 in Communications | No Comments

When it comes to being effective negotiators, women have it tough. Either they’re reluctant to push their interests or, if they do, are tagged with being pushy for asking too much. What to do? One, the female negotiator should get … Continue reading »