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Experts believe workers’ ability to adapt is crucial to their survival in the tech age
Listen in on the conversations of the characters who populate modern offices
Bosses design careers as if spouses are still 1980s homemakers
‘Some quirks are so ingrained that the natives aren’t even aware they might need explaining’
The author and academic on culture wars, diversity and the workplace
Ignore guff from bosses and focus on sensible ways to improve working life
Commuters and homeworkers listen to music but are denied the ability to tweak the mix
Research suggests humour can be effective for managers as well as staff
New research proves ancient Persians right — alcohol can help us solve problems
More men are going into PA and EA roles but are still a minority and in some companies even a novelty
Listen to female colleagues, do not interrupt and do not steal their ideas
New services claim to democratise rewards, but can they improve the annual appraisal?
Pessimism and worry help us to avoid mistakes — and can make good business sense
US imports have overtaken jeans and are used to calculate UK inflation — but are they fit for work?
How to resolve conflict in a social media age when everything is being questioned
Factories have become neater in recent years — now automation is cleaning up offices
There is truth in the cliché that people leave managers rather than companies
Many people say office life supports a return to normality — and employers can assist
One financial services boss was so productive on his reduced week he has rolled it out
A psychotherapist explains why some leaders may be hyper-critical of employees
A mate in the office can be a huge support — but will it last?
Disruption has reached the information hub of the office — and workers must adapt