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Bridge-Building CEOs Unite Divided Management Teams to Succeed

Diverse backgrounds on top management teams (TMT) can lead to the creation of knowledge-based faultlines. These faultlines are the result of top managers clustering into TMT subgroups based on shared knowledge and expertise. Researchers debate whether these subgroups are positive or negative: some believe the subgroups allow better information processing, while others believe that they […]

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How Emotional Intelligence Leads to Effective ‘Human’ Leaders

People who are considered for positions of leadership have proven their intelligence and competence, have acquired the experience required for the job, and often display a sense of authority and strength. These attributes might have been sufficient at a time when top-down command-and-control leadership (where the job of followers was for the most part to […]

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Bosses Who Treat Women Middle Managers Will Have Happier Frontline Employees

Job satisfaction is often linked to the quality of the working relationship between an employee and his or her supervisor. A poor relationship can lead to an increase in turnover intention — the desire or intent to leave — and eventually turnover itself: the employee quitting the job, sometimes even in the absence of a […]

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Diversity and Inclusion: Key Success Factors for Today’s Companies

In today‚Äôs workplace, driven by demographic changes and the evolution in our social attitudes, diversity competencies in managers and leaders are required. Such competencies are based on the following abilities: attitudinal (for example, adapting to other cultural norms, withholding judgment) skills (practicing appropriate etiquette, seeking local expertise). managerial (using culturally appropriate motivational tools) knowledge (following […]

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