In their article in the trade magazine personalSCHWEIZ, Dr. Anja Feierabend and Julian Pfrombeck use the Swiss HR Barometer Data 2020 to analyze the extent to which corporate digitization is widespread in Switzerland and what impact it has on employees of different ages.
Homophilia, the tendency to interact with similar people, underlies human relationships. Researchers from the University of California and Microsoft Workplace Intelligence have conducted a study on this phenomenon.
Der "Schweizer Human-Relations-Barometer" misst regelmässig die Einstellungen, Wahrnehmungen, Stimmungen und Absichten von Beschäftigten in der Schweiz. Für den Zeitraum 2021 bis 2024 wurde erneut ein Förderbeitrag des Schweizerischen Nationalfonds (SNF) gesprochen.
This spring, many companies and authorities set up task forces, working groups or crisis teams to respond to the consequences of Covid-19. Mostly temporary teams with HR specialists without medical training and in-depth knowledge in crisis management. A research team from the University of Lucerne has collected data to investigate the effectiveness of these teams.
This year’s Swiss HR Barometer combines two major trends: digitisation, and an aging society. Almost 40 percent of those surveyed can imagine working beyond retirement age. Job satisfaction decreases as digitisation of an employee’s tasks increases.
Risk of infection in social media: Who is immune and who is contagious?
Employees regularly compare their salaries or career developments with those of their colleagues. A study by the Center for Human Resource Management at the University of Lucerne has for the first time investigated how such comparisons are made in the social media.
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The extraordinary situation shifts the cooperation of many teams into virtual space. Even there mistakes happen, there are setbacks and conflicts. But which mechanisms help virtual teams to overcome difficulties well?