"Management by Walking Around" May Do More Harm Than Good

MBWA can backfire if management fails to meet staff expectations raised by the program
How Pervasive is Employee Distrust?

How Pervasive is Employee Distrust?

APA survey finds only half of workers believe their employer is open and upfront with them
Growing Green

Growing Green

Laboratories can be one of the largest users of electricity and water at an institution. They are also among the la...
Managing Your Chemical Inventory

Managing Your Chemical Inventory

As with any other organization, successful management of your laboratory entails a significant deal of business str...
Lab Manager Academy: Customer-Centered Negotiations

Lab Manager Academy: Customer-Centered Negotiations

Negotiating skills can make the difference between disappointment and great joy in dealing with others to get ...
Women Do Not apply to

Women Do Not apply to "Male-Sounding" Job Postings

The way leaders are assessed is determined by stereotypes – and emotions
Academic Workplace Bias Against Parents Hurts Nonparents Too

Academic Workplace Bias Against Parents Hurts Nonparents Too

The study, “Consequences of Flexibility Stigma Among Academic Scientists and Engineers,” examined “flexibil...
Industry-Sponsored Academic Inventions Spur Increased Innovation

Industry-Sponsored Academic Inventions Spur Increased Innovation

Study of records from the University of California system reveals surprising findings
Attractive Men Fare Best in Gaining Venture Capital

Attractive Men Fare Best in Gaining Venture Capital

Women, less-attractive men lag in the effort to find financial backing for startups
Science Matters: Why Continuing Education Matters

Science Matters: Why Continuing Education Matters

Every year it seems the subject of continuing education can creep up on us all. We know we may need it—o...