Dalton Philips has been appointed chief executive of  DAA for a seven-year term

Dalton Philips, the former chief executive of the supermarket chain Morrisons and Brown Thomas, has been named as the new head of DAA, the former Dubl(...)

Accommodation requests for Dublin Airbnb properties were 25% more likely to be ignored when they came from gay male couples, according to Dr Ronan Lyons and Mr Rishi Ahuja of Trinity College Dublin. Photograph: Getty Images

Gay male couples are discriminated against by Dublin hosts on the home-share website Airbnb, according to new research conducted by economists at Trin(...)

Girl power: A girl poses beside the ‘Fearless Girl’ statue that  appeared opposite Wall Street’s iconic bull in March this year

Taking the worry out of money The Mercer’s Inside Employees’ Minds survey in the US found that personal financial issues impact professional performa(...)

A study has found that spending money to save time may reduce stress about the limited time in the day, thereby improving happiness. Photograph: Getty Images

It’s a question central to daily life: Do you spend money to save time or spend time to save money? Well, if happiness is the goal, you might consid(...)

James McGlennon, chief information officer of Liberty Mutual Insurance . Photograph: Chris Bellew/Fennell Photography copyright 2017

For Galway-born executive James McGlennon, the future of insurance worldwide will be all about digital. As chief technology officer with Boston-based (...)

Liam Murphy, president Henkel UK& Ireland at the company’s facility in Tallaght.Photograph: Cyril Byrne / THE IRISH TIMES

A security guard explains why Henkel’s Irish headquarters mirror the entrance to Fort Knox. “There are at least 30,000 chemicals on site here,” says(...)

Some Trump defenders have said that the president thrives on chaos, but there is no empirical data or research that supports the notion that chaos is a productive management tool. Photograph: Al Drago/The New York Times

For someone who promoted his management skills and campaigned as an “organisational genius”, it has been a rocky White House debut for Donald Trump, t(...)

Happiness at work may be good for some jobs – such as customer-facing work where you need to make members of the public feel upbeat too – but there is evidence to suggest happiness could be a liability in other roles.

In their quest to make employees happier, companies around the world have been busy installing play equipment in the workplace. Google has set up sli(...)

John Stumpf, chief executive officer of Wells Fargo & Co, testifies before the US  Senate committee on banking, housing, and urban Affairs in Washington DC, in September.  Photograph: Pete Marovich/Bloomberg

By now you’ve probably heard the story of the fraudulent business practices at Wells Fargo, the US bank that put pressure on employees to create fals(...)

Donald Trump with his new chief of staff  Reince Priebus: Mr Priebus spent much of his post-appointment  media interviews defending his future colleague Steve Bannon and the latter’s links to white supremacists. Photograph: Jim Watson/AFP/via Getty

Barack Obama declined to step into the debate around Donald Trump’s appointment of chief strategist Steve Bannon, who has been criticised for his link(...)

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