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Your Workers are Helpless, and It’s Your Fault

A study on learned helplessness explains why workers are withdrawing at their day jobs

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I’m sitting on the couch, and my work computer chimes. I either have 15 minutes before my next meeting, or I’m 15 minutes late for a meeting that’s already started.




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