Organizational behavior  

The National Our Canada: Are We Happy?

It's an age-old pursuit, a never-ending search for that elusive all-too-often fleeting feeling: happiness. Canada ranks among the Top 10 happiest countries in the world, but there are definitely pockets of discontent, notably in our large urban areas. Positive psychology expert Shawn Achor talks about how we can rewire our brains to make ourselves happy within a matter of weeks. ...
  • 2015
  • 00:13:36
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/04/2015

Venture How Bad Is Your Boss?

“Demanding,” “insensitive,” “relentless” and “out of touch.” If these words are synonymous with “boss” for you, this program may open your eyes to the various skills of management. A quick quiz provides insight into leadership styles to help determine if a boss is doing their job or if they are truly lacking good managerial skills. The lively, fast-paced video uses ...
  • 2006
  • 00:21:19
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

Venture Revenge of the Middle Manager

Companies are always surprised when layoffs made in the pursuit of profits lead to losses through fraud. It's the dark side of downsizing – the stealing that starts after cuts go too deep. After the flurry of downsizing in the '90s, employee fraud is up and productivity is down. A look at why eliminating all those middle managers may not ...
  • 1999
  • 00:06:51
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 06/14/2013