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Dr. Sam Hunter's publication featured in the news

Dr. Sam Hunter and alumni Dr. Lily Cushenbery have been featured in numerous recent news stories (see list below) based on a recently published article in the Journal of Business and Psychology entitled Is being a jerk necessary for originality? Examining the role of disagreeableness in the sharing and utilization of original ideas. In general their research found that being a jerk was not related to having original ideas, just getting ideas heard in a group. The findings have had such an impact that it has been translated into several other languages.

Reference

Hunter, S.T., & Cushenbery, L. (2014). Is Being a Jerk Necessary for Originality? Examining the Role of Disagreeableness in the Sharing and Utilization of Original Ideas. Journal of Business and Psychology.

 Links to News sources

Springer Press Release

Pacific standard magazine

Fastcompany.com

msn.com

bigthink.com

Human Resource Executive Online

sciencedaily.com

RedOrbit.com

Business-standard.com

Psychcentral.com

Phys.org

Ninemsn.com

Firstpost.com

Trebuchet-magazine.com

Culturalite.com

Focusnews.com

Science_2.0.com

Lifesciencelog.com

Science newsline.com

The news report.com

Technology.org

Hindustantimes.com

Khaleetimes.com

The hansindia.com

The Indian express.com

Darpanmagazine.com

Bollywoodcountry.com

Yahoo.com (Singapore)

Quo magazine (translated into Spanish)

OggiScienza (translated into Italian)

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