Managers who encourage staff to take more control over their workflow by putting them in the driver’s seat find themselves with more competent and connected teams with motivated, engaged, high-performing and loyal employees, research by the University of Melbourne shows.
Allowing employees to be self-driven improves performance
The population of the US is not as young as it used to be, and the year 2035 represents a major demographic turning point.
Seniors will soon outnumber children, but US isn't ready
By Rangita de Silva de Alwis*
EU urged to ban early and forced child marriages
South Africa’s health-care system may face a major overhaul as the government moves ahead with plans to implement mandatory national insurance and reduce the cost of private care.
South Africa plans sweeping changes to health-care system
For the first time in a decade, more people have been reported undernourished mainly due to conflict, drought, and disasters linked to climate change.
Conflict, climate change choke efforts to cure poverty, inequality
The US President Donald Trump administration has offered conflicting messages and no clear solutions for reuniting more than 2,300 migrant children who were separated from their parents at the US-Mexico border under a policy that dictated all parents be charged and separated while awaiting a court hearing.
Will migrant parents be able to reunite with their kids?
The decision to class gaming addiction as a mental health disorder was ‘premature’ and based on a ‘moral panic’, experts have said.
WHO gaming disorder listing a ‘moral panic’
International aid agencies and Bangladesh authorities are struggling to protect hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees against deadly monsoon landslides and floods ahead of the peak rainy season expected in July.
Officials struggle to protect Rohingya refugees
Somalia has launched a new education curriculum for primary schools across the country to ensure access to quality education for its youthful population, a government official said.
Somalia launches new curriculum to improve access to education
Teachers view parental involvement differently for different students, believing that mothers and fathers of immigrant or minority students are less involved in their children's education, according to research from the University of Pennsylvania and New York University published in Social Science Research.
Immigrant, minority parents less involved in children's education

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