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 …

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 …

Talent Development: Strategies for Career Advancement And Adaptation

Team IIBP Anveshan, Business Psychology, Coaching, Development Centers, Employee Engagement, Issue 39, Leaderhsip Development, Occupational Health, Training and Development, Volume 4

The idea of a linear career path has been replaced by a dynamic journey of continual learning and adaptation in today’s quickly changing professional scene. Talent development has become a crucial component of job growth, helping people to thrive in a constantly changing environment and stay relevant. This essay examines efficient talent development tactics that promote professional advancement and the …

Social Media and Lifelong Learning: Fostering Adaptive Agility in the Digital Age

Team IIBP Anveshan, Business Psychology, General Psychology, Issue 39, Occupational Health, Social justice, Volume 4

In today’s rapidly evolving digital age, social media has transcended its role as a platform for communication and entertainment, becoming an invaluable tool for fostering lifelong learning and adaptive agility. The modern world is characterised by constant technological advancements and paradigm shifts, necessitating individuals to continuously acquire new knowledge and skills to remain relevant and competitive. Social media platforms offer …

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 …

The Influence of Anxiety Disorders on Work Performance

Team IIBP Anveshan, Employee Health, Employee wellbeing, Issue 37, Mental Health, Occupational Health, Volume 4

“Mental illness is a disease and like any other medical condition individuals need support, interventions and continued care to address their symptoms”– Angeleena Francis. According to a global prediction provided by Forbes Health in an article titled “Mental Health Statistics,” there are expected to be 374 million cases of anxiety disorders worldwide in 2023, a 25% increase from the previous …

Psychology of Workplace Communication: Understanding Barriers and How to Overcome them

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

An organizational setting is one of the primary locations where individuals from diverse backgrounds come together, uniting their efforts to function as a unit. As people collaborate, effective workplace communication becomes inevitable. However, due to variations in background, culture, education, and other factors, being on the same page while engaging in conversations can be challenging. While communication primarily involves information …

Exploring the Dark Triad: Understanding Manipulative Personalities in the Office

Team IIBP Anveshan, Business Psychology, Employee Health, Employee wellbeing, General Psychology, Issue 37, Leaderhsip Development, Occupational Health, Training and Development, Volume 4

Over the last 20 years, there has been a growing fascination among scholars and aware human population in studying “Dark Behaviours”. Many individuals have put their mind in rumination in order to be cognisant about their dark personality and dark traits. One taxonomy of dark traits that has sparkled particular interest is the “Dark Triad”, which consists of three toxic …

The Puzzle of personality disorders: Understanding the Blueprint of dysfunction

Team IIBP Anveshan, Business Psychology, Coaching, Emotional Intelligence, Employee Engagement, Employee Health, Employee wellbeing, General Psychology, Issue 37, Mental Health, Occupational Health, Organizational Culture, Organizational Development, Team Effectiveness, Training and Development, Volume 4

The ancient Greeks were among the first to elicit that certain personality traits are problematic. For instance, they described “melancholia” and “hysteria,” which can be seen as early descriptions of what we now know as personality disorders. Sigmund Freud and his psychoanalytic theory in the late 19th and early 20th centuries greatly influenced the understanding of personality disorders. Freud identified …