The Business Psychology Blog
Explaining the psychology of common workplace issues and how to avoid them, Hayoka explore how team management and coaching can create a successful work dynamic.
Priming – techniques that can be used in order to subtly change the behaviour of another person by manipulating the environment.
Social loafing is the term that describes how people are likely to put in less effort when taking part in a group task, because they know others will complete it.
Diener (1976) investigated this with over 1000 children in Seattle on Halloween. Children were faced with a dilemma, whilst trick or treating they were offered a bowl of candy, with an adult telling them they could take one before leaving to go inside for something…