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Victim blaming in the workplace

Victim blaming in the workplace

Why does the victim get blamed for office rudeness, and why does the office bully get away with it? The latest research from a decade-long study of incivility in the workplace by Spears School of Business researcher Dr. Matt Bowler and colleagues shows that supervisors often blame the victims of rude and abusive behavior.

Faking emotions at work: the positive and negative side of workplace acting

Faking emotions at work: the positive and negative side of workplace acting

In many jobs, employees are expected to act happy, or at least friendly, even when they just don’t feel like it. So, it’s not unusual that workers occasionally fake positive feelings, even when the results actually make them feel worse. But research by an Oklahoma State University professor has found that a person can actually feel better by doing the opposite, or faking negative emotions.

OSU hosting Tribal Esports Conference and Gaming Festival

OSU hosting Tribal Esports Conference and Gaming Festival

Esports is growing in popularity with competitive gamers of all ages and has led to Oklahoma State University’s Spears School of Business hosting the Tribal Esports Conference and Gaming Festival March 8 at the ConocoPhillips OSU Alumni Center.

Taking ownership of workplace culture is goal of innovative program hosted by OSU

Taking ownership of workplace culture is goal of innovative program hosted by OSU

An innovative program allowing participants to discover new ways to take ownership of workplace culture and take concrete tools back to organizations to help advance the group’s cultural agenda is coming to Tulsa. The Culture Summit, hosted by Oklahoma State University in Stillwater, is from 8 a.m. to noon on Feb. 7 at the Downtown DoubleTree Hotel.

Spears School of Business faculty, staff honored at University Awards Convocation

Spears School of Business faculty, staff honored at University Awards Convocation

The Spears School of Business was well represented at the annual University Awards Convocation ceremony when several faculty members and a staff member were recognized for their contributions to the school’s success on Dec. 4 at the ConocoPhillips OSU Alumni Center.

The best of the best OSU researchers honored

The best of the best OSU researchers honored

Oklahoma State University has honored seven top research faculty with the 2018 Regents Distinguished Research Award. Recipients are selected based on evidence of outstanding and meritorious research achievements and are recognized nationally and internationally in their fields of study. The winners were recognized Dec. 3 at the University Awards Convocation.

Five Spears Business students selected Top 20 Freshmen Men

Five Spears Business students selected Top 20 Freshmen Men

Five outstanding Spears School of Business students are among the top 40 in their class at Oklahoma State University after being selected as Top 20 Freshmen Men.

Former QuikTrip executive featured speaker for Puterbaugh Ethics Lecture on Oct. 9

Former QuikTrip executive featured speaker for Puterbaugh Ethics Lecture on Oct. 9

Former QuikTrip senior executive Marc Delametter will be the featured speaker for the Puterbaugh Ethics Lecture on Oct. 9 at Oklahoma State University’s Stillwater campus.