Are you paid peanuts or do you get a fair salary?

How would you feel if you were doing exactly the same job as the person next to you but he or she was being paid more than you?

My guess is that you wouldn’t be feeling too happy as the principles of fairness and equality would clearly be broken.

It also raises the discussion of discrimination if one person doing the same job as another is paid less.

The video below however shows that it’s not just humans who get upset if someone else is paid more for doing the same job.

The video shows a researcher getting some Capuchin monkeys to each undertake the same job (handing the researcher a rock) but the rewards given are different. One of the monkeys gets a slice of cucumber whilst the other gets a tasty grape.

Now, how would you feel if your colleague was given a tasty grape whilst you were given the cucumber?

Well, the monkey wasn’t too happy…

Would a chocolate bar motivate you to...

It's a great feeling in the office when you're working hard in a team and you achieve a good result. Whether it's delivering on a[..]

I'd love to invite you to lunch but...

Have you ever been to lunch with a colleague? My guess is that unless (a) you work by yourself, (b) nobody likes you , or[..]

McDonalds: "I'm loving it" or "I'd rather eat my own diarrhea"?

So, it’s good and bad news for the fast food giant McDonalds. They recently released their latest annual results and things are looking good for[..]

Zooming in...

At the start of the year zoom calls were relatively uncommon. Now though, with the global pandemic, they are a common feature of business life[..]

I'll stick to that...

New product innovation is vital for lots of organisations. Sometimes though the idea for a new product can come from unusual places. VELCRO is a[..]

Out of this world advertising...

Getting professional photos taken for advertising can be expensive but this particular photo shoot for Estee Lauder is expensive. Very expensive in fact. 4 hours[..]

An Apple for 100 Companies..

Whilst a lot of companies around the world are struggling or going out of business due to the Covid-19 pandemic, some are doing very well.[..]

Cows vs. oats

Things are changing in the milk business. Or rather, I should say things are changing in the dairy milk and vegan milk business. Over the[..]

Big Mac with 4 sides

We blogged last year about the former boss of McDonald’s being fired due to a relationship with a colleague but it turns out, there may[..]