Male bosses negative toward depression
Depression, anxiety, and other forms of mental ill-health are among the most prevalent and rapidly growing categories of health problem worldwide. Stress-related mental ill-health is also the category of disorder that is increasing most among people on sick leave in advanced countries.
Higher frequency of financial reporting hinders corporate innovation
A more relaxed approach to reporting requirements gives managers the space they require to focus less on short-term increments to appease shareholders, and more scope to increase expenditure on more valuable projects
Building your professional brand in a prestigious job
In most professions, the whole concept of a brand is undergoing change. In the future, for most professionals, “brand” is going to be more about relationship ability and what were dismissed as “soft skills” than about just knowledge and expertise.
Pandemic-related stress leads to less employee engagement
Companies play an important role in helping their employees cope with the stress of the COVID-19 pandemic - leaders who keep their employees’ well-being as a top concern can help their anxious workers stay engaged at work and encourage them to contribute to the broader community.
Candidates who lie more likely to win elections
Pundits tell us endlessly that the public has grown tired of candidates who say one thing on the election trail then do another when in office, yet they are still the ones more likely to gain our vote.
Empathy prevents COVID-19 spreading
The more empathetic we are - which can be induced by stories of real people suffering - the more likely it is that we will keep our distance and use face masks to prevent coronavirus spreading.
How narcissistic leaders infect their organizations' cultures
Like carriers of a virus, narcissistic leaders “infect” the cultures of their organizations, leading to dramatically lower levels of collaboration and integrity at all levels—even after they are gone.
Bullying - the answer
We live in an age of bullying. In many ways it’s built into the system. It will increase with the added stressors created by working from home and increasingly become cyber and Zoom-bullying and harassment. What do organizations and their leaders need to do to prevent bullying?
Narcissists don't learn from their mistakes because they don't think they make any
Narcissists often rise in the ranks within organizations because they exude total confidence, take credit for the successes of others, and deflect blame from themselves when something goes wrong.
Study links attraction to 'tyrannical' leaders to dysfunctional family dynamics
Researchers have identified a correlation between adolescents who reported a high level of conflict at home and those who later identified socially undesirable traits as ideal leadership qualities.
New leaders emerge as organizations go to virtual
With fewer cues available for human interaction and more opportunities for miscommunication, members of virtual teams identify leaders in significantly different ways compared to members of in-person teams.
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