Anveshan

The Indian Institue of Business Psychology presents ‘Anveshan’, our monthly newsletter that consists of curated articles in the field of business psychology. Our team searches far and wide to shortlist the best and most interesting write-ups that allow you to learn something new, every month. These concise pieces of writing help you look at a popular issue with a different point of view or even explore new fields that you may not have been aware of before.

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Positive Organisations

The impact of work on general wellbeing of an individual has always been a subject of occupational psychology but in recent times it has widely been explored by the positive psychology paradigm. It proposes that questions about what goes right, what gives life, what inspires and what is experienced as good, in addition to what is problematic and difficult in …

Valuable Employee Traits for a Work-from-home Setting

The COVID pandemic has tilted the functioning of the world and has had serious implications for organizations. Not only have companies had to move online regardless of the field in which they work, but many employees have also been let go off due to the economic strain the world has suffered. The pandemic points towards the uncertainty that all employees …

Counselling: Signs that you NEED it.

Counseling, today has become a very common word amongst the general public but cultural stigma still surrounds it. People reach out to their friends or family when they face difficulties in dealing with problems in their life rather than going to a trained certified counselors. While it may work for some in specific situations, mental health problems always require a …

Motivation: A driven factor in the work culture

Have you ever wondered what might be stopping you from progressing further? Do you feel, losing the inner drive while engaged in your work? Motivation is regarded as a significant construct and a major topic of research in organizational behavioral studies. Motivation largely contributes to an employee’s attitude that is analyzed through one’s work commitment, performance growth, and achievements. Just …

Recent Studies suggest that Anxiety and Panic Attacks can be treated using Cognitive Therapy

Anxiety disorders constitute symptoms such as excessive fear and subsequent avoidance, typically in response to a specific object or situation and in the absence of true danger. They have a high prevalence, of about 18% and lifetime rates of about 29% (Kessler et al.,2010). Similarly, Panic disorder is an anxiety disorder characterized by recurrent unexpected episodes of sudden panic and …