Family & Lifestyle

New York Primary, Religion-Work Conflict, Emotional Complexity

The Matt Townsend Show
  • Apr 20, 2016 1:00 pm
  • 2:23:25

New York Primaries (15:08) Joe Cannon is our Washington Insider. Joe served as an assistant administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency from 1983-1985. Was a candidate for the U.S. Senate in 1992. He served as the Chairman of the Utah Republican Party from 2002 to 2006. He was named editor of the Deseret Morning News on December 8, 2006. Joe currently is the CEO of Fuel Freedom Foundation. Joe recaps the New York Primaries and what the results mean for the election process going forward. Kabrina Chang: When Religion and Work Conflict (1:04:11) Kabrina Krebel Chang is the Clinical Associate Professor of Business Law and Ethics at Boston University. She spends a lot of time researching and collaborating with experts on new ways of innovating business strategies and education. Since 2007, the number of complaints for religious discrimination filed with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has risen significantly. It’s not hard to see why: An increase in immigrants of diverse faiths, greater workforce diversity, and the globalization of business all play a role in more workers from different religious backgrounds meeting on the job. For many employers, it is only a matter of time before they face conflicts between religion and work. As an employee or as a boss, what do you do when this situation comes up in the workplace? Kabring Chang with some steps on addressing religious conflicts in the workplace Emotional Complexity (1:50:32) Dr. Igor Grossmann is an Assistant Professor of Psychology in the Social Psychology area at the University of Waterloo. We all know the classic scene with the patient lying on the psychologist’s couch and knowing exactly what the psychologist is going to ask. “How do you feel?” It’s such a simple question, but the answer might be quite complex and hard to label with just one word. You probably realize that the answer of how you feel might differ based on your situation and your upbringing, but have you ever thought that your culture could also play a factor in the way you feel? Igor Grossman shares his thoughts on Emotional Complexity