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.
Sharing of tacit knowledge is most important aspect of mentorship
The most impactful mentors are those who teach students to think independently and communicate their unique viewpoints effectively.
HRM practices a predictor for business resilience after layoffs
Organizations that encourage participative, motivation practices will recover more quickly after layoffs than those that emphasize financial incentives.
Artificial intelligence can help some businesses but may not others
The temptation for businesses to use artificial intelligence and other technology to improve performance, drive down labor costs, and better the bottom line is understandable. But before pursuing automation that could put the jobs of human employees at risk, it is important that business owners take careful stock of their operations.
Have more women on boards to ensure consumer safety
Boards that include women may be more responsive to a diverse set of stakeholders, including at-risk customers. Boards do not make the recall decisions, but instead they set the tone and expectations for how managers are to make these decisions.
The best way to support stressed out friends and family
Too often we try and console people by using language that is more about us than them. The person in an anxious, stressed or depressed state is not concerned with what you understand or know.
Toxic personality but still successful professionally?
Toxic personality is a term used to describe people who behave greedily, immodestly and unfairly and take the truth very lightly (again, no DT jokes). Researchers have now found out why such people can still succeed in their careers. The trick that leads to the top is social skill. The results were published in the journal “Personality and Individual Differences”.
Complex effects of contact between minority and majority groups
The job of the leaders of an organization is to provide a sense of safety and belonging and a system of values, together with an overarching sense of shared purpose.
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