Scientists cite need for more research on leadership development in adolescence
“The rapid development of personality, peer relationships, values and vocational identity during this period, make adolescence an optimal time for developing leadership potential.”
Stereotypes of middle-aged women as less 'nice' can hold them back at work
Both men and women are perceived as more capable as they get older, but only women are seen as less warm as they age—causing them to be judged more harshly.
Are leaders born or bred?
New research refutes conventional wisdom that says leaders are made through childhood experience and achieve their hierarchical position largely through chance.
Women leaders good for the environment
The simple presence of women on top management teams results in companies adopting progressive environmental standards.
Do masculine leadership titles undermine women's leadership?
While some dismiss calls for gender-neutral titles as mere acts of political correctness, masculine language is not a neutral stand-in for "person" or "leader."
Poor management the biggest risk factor for workplace bullying
Workplace bullying affects one in 10 employees, costing employers billions of dollars every year in absenteeism, stress leave and lost productivity. And it is rapidly increasing.
Promotion doesn't add up to gender equity at leading accounting firms
Women in public accounting firms appear to be sidelined into less prestigious, less powerful director positions.
Leadership online: Charisma matters most in video communication
Communication through digital channels offers fewer opportunities to motivate people and show charisma, presenting new challenges for managers. The good news: a charismatic leadership style can be learned.
An engaging leadership style may boost employee engagement
Despite the research engaging leadership is still very underused, with a focus on short-term results and output.
Women are better leaders of space missions
Although both genders are task-focused, women tend to be more positive and emphasize mutual support, while men focus on accomplishments.
Large cost benefits for companies with Machiavellian CEOs
Narcissism, psychopathy, and Machiavellianism are ubiquitous among CEOs, despite ample evidence these dark personality traits pose financial and managerial risks to organizations.
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