Twitter accounts really are echo chambers, study finds

Editor’s note: Maybe not overly surprising but a reminder of the role of homophily in shaping our world view.

Empathy in the workplace

Editor’s note: This research from the Center for Creative Leadership shows that empathy is positively related to job performance.

Tech-enabled learning increases productivity by 14%, according to Towards Maturity research

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Technology-enabled learning is having a big impact on organisations. It increases productivity by 14%, the ability to roll out new processes and products quickly by 24% and reduces staff turnover by 9%. So says the Towards Maturity benchmark study of over 500 organisations. The annual study also found that technology-enabled learning has a significant effect […]

Young and old: who performs more consistently?

Editor’s note: Research suggests cognitive performance fluctuates less during the day in older people.

School leavers lack the right experience and attributes for the modern workplace, CBI report finds

Editor’s note: Yet another call for school reform from the CBI based on their research showing skills gaps in many industry sectors.

NextGen: A generational study of millennials in the workforce

Editor’s note: PwC’s NextGen: A global generational study conducted by PwC, the University of Southern California and the London Business School. The study captures the various forces at play that are influencing the experience of Millennial employees. These include: workplace