Hate your office cubicle? Science backs you up. In a research paper, Harvard Business School doctoral candidate Ethan S. Bernstein found support for a "transparency paradox," in which job performance declines as workers become more visible to managers. In other words, most modern offices are a disaster from a productivity standpoint. But is the cubicle, specifically, so deserving of our ire?
You don’t have to wait for Ben Affleck in the next Batman movie to see a superhero. Look in the mirror. A recent Popforms article says you — yes, you —have a power to master new skills, control conversations, get better at your job and improve your relationships at home, at work and with your peers.