office http://michiganradio.org en How co-workers view 'personal expressions' of their colleagues at work http://michiganradio.org/post/how-co-workers-view-personal-expressions-their-colleagues-work <p>Ask anyone here at Michigan Radio who walks by my cubicle: I love my husband, kids and grandson. I love the countryside in County Cork Ireland, and I love Roger Daltrey of The Who.</p><p>Why do they know that?</p><p>Because all around my desk, I've tacked up photos of my family, of the fields of West Cork, and of my meeting with the legendary Who singer.</p><p>It's something I've always done at my desks throughout my career.</p><p>But an intriguing study by University of Michigan researchers suggests I might not be doing myself a favor with such "visible expressions" of my personal life.</p><p>Joining me is one of the five co-authors of the research paper, set for publication in the Journal of Organizational Behavior.</p><p>Jeffrey Sanchez-Burks is an Associate Professor of Management and Organizations at the Ross School of Business at UofM.</p><p> Tue, 26 Nov 2013 21:42:21 +0000 Cynthia Canty 15452 at http://michiganradio.org How co-workers view 'personal expressions' of their colleagues at work State employees will move into vacant office space in downtown Lansing http://michiganradio.org/post/state-employees-will-move-vacant-office-space-downtown-lansing <p>Over the past decade, the number of Michigan state government workers has shrunk, and that's left some state-owned buildings with lots of vacant space.<br><br>Now the state is hoping to fill in those gaps and save money at the same time.<br><br>The idea is to move some workers from leased offices across Lansing into Constitution Hall and the Mason Building.&nbsp; Both of those state-owned buildings will undergo renovations to prepare the new workspace.<br><br>Kurt Weiss is with the state. He says Constitution Hall is 30 percent vacant.<br><br>"So as you can imagine, as you're walking down some of those hallways, there's a lot of empty cubicles," he said. Tue, 11 Dec 2012 23:32:32 +0000 Michigan Radio Newsroom 10316 at http://michiganradio.org Lessenberry: what do governors DO after they leave office? http://michiganradio.org/post/lessenberry-what-do-governors-do-after-they-leave-office <p>When Governor-elect Rick Snyder assumes the role of governor in January it will mark the end of Jennifer Granholm’s final term as Governor of Michigan.&nbsp; All Things Considered Host Jenn White sat down with Michigan Radio Political Analyst Jack Lessenberry to discuss the roles of former governors in Michigan history.</p> Tue, 16 Nov 2010 14:24:36 +0000 Zoe Clark 331 at http://michiganradio.org Lessenberry: what do governors DO after they leave office?