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Why Extraverts Don’t Necessarily Make Good Leaders

Idea posted: January 2024

Institutions: State University of New York At Buffalo School of Management    Louisiana State University School of Leadership and Human Resource Development    Drexel University Management Department   

One resilient conclusion from leadership commentators and observers is the connection between extraversion and leadership—that is, extraverted individuals are more likely to become leaders than introverted individuals. Leadership research, however,…

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Photo by Alex Vasey on Unsplash
“I respect your opinion”: How to Improve the Exchange of Opposing Views

Idea posted: December 2023

Institutions: Harvard Business School    Harvard Kennedy School    University of British Columbia   

Individuals engaged in contentious conversations about controversial issues rarely communicate to others in the discussion that they are willing to respectfully consider opposing viewpoints—what social scientists “receptiveness.” One reason may…

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Photo by The Jopwell Collection on Unsplash
Followers Can Fix the Damage of Leadership Incompetence

Idea posted: June 2023

Institutions: Xavier University    Williams College of Business; University of Ghana Business School   

Leadership involves a dynamic relationship between leader and follower to which both parties contribute. The study of “followership,” focuses on the vital role that followers play in the leader-follower relationship…

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Statue of Don Quijote and Sancho Panza in Brussels (Source: Wikimedia Commons)
Statue of Don Quijote and Sancho Panza in Brussels (Source: Wikimedia Commons)
Why Employees Are Suspicious of Unsolicited Advice

Idea posted: April 2023

Institutions: London Business School    University of Zurich   

One often-overlooked element of an organization’s success is sharing of advice— information with guidance or recommendations. Advice is clearly beneficial to the individuals receiving the advice, who can use it…

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The Conversation, Théodule-Augustin Ribot (1823-1891). (Source: Wikimedia Commons)
The Conversation, Théodule-Augustin Ribot (1823-1891). (Source: Wikimedia Commons)
The Listening Paradox: Why Listening Is Often Difficult

Idea posted: March 2023

Institutions: Simon Fraser University, Beedie School of Business    University College London   

How does one listen well? The answer—as revealed in an exhaustive review of the listening research published between 2000 and 2021—is often built on the speaker’s perception. For example, some…

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Photo by Franco Antonio Giovanella on Unsplash
Why Objectification of People Is Rampant at Work

Idea posted: November 2022

Institutions: University of Virginia Darden Business School    University of California Berkeley Haas School of Business   

People treat each other differently at work than in non-work settings, and with good reason: they are work colleagues brought together solely to accomplish the work necessary for their jobs.…

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Photo by Noelle Rebekah on Unsplash
Conversations Don’t End When We Want Them To

Idea posted: November 2021

Institutions: Harvard University    The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania   

As human beings, we are spectacular at pulling off all the complicated tasks it takes to have a conversation. The one conversation challenge we have not mastered is coordinating the end…

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Charisma beyond Leadership: Influence + Affability

Idea posted: July 2021

Institutions: University of Toronto Rotman School of Management   

What is charisma? Much of past research focuses on the outcomes of charisma and often within the context of leaders in an organizational setting—e.g., charismatic leaders generate emotions that inspire…

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Persuading with Pitch, Volume and Non-Verbal Cues

Idea posted: July 2021

Institutions: Rutgers University Business School    The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania   

Most attempts at persuasion are met by wary resistance. People are naturally suspicious of the motives of persuaders, ready to believe that persuaders will use devious means to achieve their…

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