Clifton B. Parker

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Working Alone ‘Together’ Can Be Good Motivation

September 12, 2017 The sense that you’re not the only one tackling a challenge—even if you’re physically alone—can increase motivation, say researchers. As the new study notes, people undertake many activities in life on their own but with others in mind—a researcher writes a paper on a new medical treatment and knows that...

How Organizations Fail to Prevent ‘Insider Threat’ Leaks

July 12, 2017 Although the probability is low that a company or government organization will have to cope with information being leaked by someone working inside, the probability rises over time that an “insider threat” event will occur, political scientist Scott Sagan argues in a new book. An insider threat comes from within...