Voodoo doll When given an outlet to express frustration, a third of study participants reported “lower feelings of injustice” and said they were “far less likely to still feel bitter” about their supervisor. (Photo: Shutterstock)

Must be that ol’ black magic. A new study finds that one of the cheapest employee benefits also provides an outsized return, especially if the boss otherwise isn’t nice to workers.

The Washington Post reports on a new study finding that the reward is all out of proportion to the technique when employees are provided a voodoo doll of the boss and allowed to take out their frustrations on the doll.

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Marlene Satter

Marlene Y. Satter has worked in and written about the financial industry for decades.

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