Flourishing under an abusive boss? You may be a psychopath, study shows

Flourishing under an abusive boss? You may be a psychopath, study shows

Shannon Roddel

When you hear the term “psychopath,” you probably picture Charles Manson or Jeffrey Dahmer. Psychologists, however, define it as a personality trait, and we all fall somewhere along a scale from low to high levels of psychopathy.

In the workplace, employees respond differently to abusive management styles, in part due to their varying levels of psychopathy, according to a new study from the University of Notre Dame.

Yahoo’s woes transcend privacy

Yahoo’s woes transcend privacy

Shannon Roddel

“This situation ... does portend a future for companies and citizens that they have no control over their online content,” explains data security expert Timothy Carone. 

Creating more effective product recalls by improving traceability

Shannon Roddel

Each year, an estimated 48 million Americans get sick – sometimes mortally – from an all-too-common source: food-borne pathogens. Even as the industry looks for ways to curb this burgeoning trend, a new University of Notre Dame study find that just being able to trace a product through its supply chain is at once critical, and difficult.…