Pressure at work

Are you suffering from the "threat rigidity effect" at work? Business Daily will help you diagnose this serious consequence of unemployment.
And how middle managers get squeezed by recession. Their bosses want more. Their underlings get grouchy.
Steve Evans talks to Jenny Chatman of the Haas School of Business at the University of California at Berkeley who advises about pressures in the workplace and unemployment.
Professor Andrew Kakabadse of the Cranfield School of Management led research across teams of managers and boards of directors, what emerged was division and in-fighting with managers often afraid to tell truth to power.
And Brazil grows at about five per cent a year and the economy is very diversified, but despite all this, is the optimism well-placed? A question the BBC's Peter Day has tackled.

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Fri 9 Oct 2009 07:32 GMT

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