Marlo Raveendran, faculty

Sharing a Love of Learning With Real-world Lessons

When Assistant Professor of Management Marlo Raveendran is not researching organization design and the division of labor, or engaging her students in discussing real-life examples of these topics, you might find her in another realm: playing World of Warcraft. The “massive multiplayer online” game is primarily a fun activity she shares with her husband—but one...
By Darin Estep |
Business woman

Should Companies Let Employees Choose Their Tasks?

Letting employees select their own tasks is a popular means of increasing work satisfaction. However, managers should also consider the nature of the task and the employees’ specialization before letting them select their own, suggests a new study led by UC Riverside and published in Organization Science. Traditionally, managers allocate tasks to employees who are...
By Holly Ober |