From the press coverage, you might expect only wasted time and projects built over budget when the government invests in roads, buildings and other large projects. But the state — in Norway, anyway — doesn’t do a bad job after all.
Work and leadership
Cooks live less long on average than people in most other occupational groups. Changes in their working environment could result in better health for many.
Women who work on ships have to take responsibility for not being sexually harassed. This is the message according to a new book on gender, sexuality and power structures in large organizations.
May-Britt Moser and Edvard I. Moser have been awarded Norway’s Grand Cross of the Order of St. Olav.
What really happens in meeting rooms? Why does communication sometimes just flow and other times get totally stuck?
More and more people are heading to coffee shops to do work. And at the same time they’re changing cafe culture.
Rafting, paintball and go-karting on company outings do not improve interactions at work. Strangely enough, these activities can make things worse.
Help is not just a phone call away if you have an accident in the Arctic. That’s why the far northern Norwegian archipelago of Svalbard is establishing an educational and research centre for Arctic safety.
Unemployed people who have spent long periods on benefit become passive, and surrender responsibility for their situation to others. Research is now being carried out to develop a system to help them obtain a sense of empowerment.