The Butterfly Effect: How Minor Gestures Transform Employee Wellbeing

Team IIBP Business Psychology, Emotional Intelligence, Employee wellbeing, Issue 47, Mental Health, Mental Health Champions, Organizational Culture, Organizational Development, Team Effectiveness, Uncategorized, Volume 4

In business operations, a single action can trigger a domino effect, reverberating throughout the organization. Within the complex dynamics of workplaces, prioritizing employee well-being emerges as a linchpin for organizational success. The adage ‘happy employees, productive workforce’ encapsulates a truth proven time and again. However, fostering employee well-being does not necessarily require grand gestures or lavish perks. Often, it begins …

The Unseen Backpack: Supporting Mental Health in Invisible Battles

Team IIBP Business Psychology, Emotional Intelligence, Employee Engagement, Employee Health, Employee wellbeing, General Psychology, Issue 47, Leaderhsip Development, Mental Health, Mental Health Champions, Occupational Health, Organizational Culture, Organizational Development, Volume 4

In the bustling world of business, the spotlight is, more often than not, placed on outward accomplishments and observable triumphs. However, amid the hustle and bustle, there exists a quieter, often overlooked realm—the realm of mental health. Just like an unseen backpack, many professionals carry the weight of invisible battles, grappling with stress, anxiety, and other psychological challenges behind the …

Paws for Thought: The Therapeutic Power of Workplace Pets

Team IIBP Business Psychology, Corporate Social Responsibility, Development Centers, Emotional Intelligence, Employee Engagement, Employee Health, Employee wellbeing, General Psychology, Issue 47, Mental Health, Mental Health Champions, Occupational Health, Organizational Culture, Organizational Development, Team Effectiveness, Volume 4

The inclusion of pets in the workplace has garnered increasing attention due to its profound impact on employee well-being and productivity, backed by a growing body of research. For instance, a study conducted by the American Psychological Association found that interacting with animals can igger the release of oxytocin, a hormone associated with stress reduction and social bonding. This physiological …

Cultivating a Culture of Empathy

Team IIBP Anveshan, Business Psychology, Corporate Social Responsibility, Emotional Intelligence, Employee wellbeing, Issue 42, Organizational Culture, Volume 4

Discover the untapped power within your company: its people.” From a Darwinian perspective, survival of the fittest in the workplace looks like how rapidly and efficiently employees adapt to its changing environment. This adaptation ensures the functioning of the company in an ever-changing, complex business environment. One of the elements crucial to the adaption are healthy interpersonal relationships between the …

Addressing Work-Life Balance Challenges in Springtime

Team IIBP Anveshan, Business Psychology, Employee Health, Employee wellbeing, Issue 42, Occupational Health, Volume 4

Spring appears, colouring the world with bright shades, seducing us with warmer weather and the promise of new initiatives. However, an important aspect is often overlooked between the excitement associated with removing winter layers and planning outdoor adventures: the balance between work and life. Spring renewal’s unique energy and feeling create problems that can ruin the delicate balance between professional …

Workplace Diversity: A new norm

Team IIBP Anveshan, Business Psychology, Employee Health, Employee wellbeing, Issue 42, Organizational Culture, Organizational Development, Team Effectiveness, Training and Development, Volume 4

Audre Lorde once said, “It is not our differences that divide us. It is our inability to recognize, accept, and celebrate those differences”. One can view diversity as putting together different pieces of fabric. As unpleasant as it might seem to look, it has its own charm and is worth embracing and fostering in the workplace, despite the intricacies. Diversity …

From Overworked to Energized: A Fresh Approach to Work

Team IIBP Anveshan, Business Psychology, Emotional Intelligence, Employee Engagement, Employee wellbeing, General Psychology, Issue 40, Leaderhsip Development, Volume 4

Coming across the topic of this month’s issue, my mind really kept going back to how routines have been helpful in my life. May it be a time when I studied hard for my mid-sems or finals, or may it be a time when I had to wake up, go to school or college, and now work. Routines really do …

Curiosity-Driven Leadership: Igniting Innovation and Adaptation in Organizations

Team IIBP Anveshan, Business Psychology, Emotional Intelligence, Employee Engagement, Employee wellbeing, General Psychology, Issue 39, Leaderhsip Development, Organizational Development, Volume 4

"Organizations that prioritize curiosity are better positioned to adapt to change and thrive in the midst of disruption" (Smith & Brown, 2022). In the constantly evolving business landscape, a curiosity-driven leadership strategy has emerged,paving the way for constant innovation and adaptability. The critical role that it plays in steering organizations toward innovative solutions, allows firms to enable them to not ...

Emotional Factors in Decision Making, The Role of Affect in Clinical Context

Team IIBP Anveshan, Development Centers, Emotional Intelligence, Employee wellbeing, Issue 38, Mental Health, Volume 4

Ms. Shreya. P Decision making, the process of making choices, which probably determines a great range of lifestyles. Well, when a man makes a decision he thinks in more than one dimension, situation, time, place, social status, purpose and much more! What about emotional context? Like, what about it? How does the mood of a person, an emotional reflection of …

Workplace Bullying and Personality Traits

Team IIBP Anveshan, Business Psychology, Employee Engagement, Employee Health, Employee wellbeing, General Psychology, Issue 37, Occupational Health, Organizational Culture, Organizational Development, Talent Management, Team Effectiveness, Training and Development, Volume 4

Scenario 1:Harish mails the report to his boss before leaving the office and when he is about to make a move his boss calls him inside his cabin and says “You call this a report? How can you not present the data in excel even after these many years of experience? Scenario 2:Harish mails the report to his boss before …