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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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Narcissistic Leaders Negatively Impact Different Employees in Different Ways

Idea posted: January 2020

Institutions: University of Missouri, St Louis   

Research has identified as non-productive the narcissistic tendencies of a leader, such as a grandiose sense of self-importance and need for constant admiration, that have a negative impact on the…

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Avoiding Toxic Workers Is More Profitable Than Hiring Superstars

Idea posted: January 2019

Institutions: Cornerstone OnDemand    Kellogg School of Management   

While a great deal of attention has been paid to the performance and cost advantages of hiring superstars, less attention is paid to employees at the other end of the…

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Why Workplace Conversations Are More Successful than You Believe

Idea posted: December 2018

Institutions: Cornell University    Harvard University    Essex University    Yale University   

Conversations with new people are an important part of most people’s social and professional lives. After such conversations, people often seem to underestimate whether the other person in the conversation…

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Why Competent Jerks Get Hired

Idea posted: July 2018

Institutions: University of Virginia Darden Business School    Stanford Graduate School of Business   

The ideal candidates for a new job are highly competent and highly sociable. They are knowledgeable and skilled in their fields while at the same time have collegial and easy…

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Too Much of a Good Thing: Collaborative Overload

Idea posted: May 2018

Institutions: Babson College    The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania   

In the 21st century interconnected, global, cross-functional, flat-hierarchy, silo-busted world of business, collaboration and teamwork are viewed as one of the foundational pillars of success, at both the organizational level…

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Why You Need Diplomats In Your Organization

Idea posted: November 2017

Institutions: Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University    University College London   

Friendship in the workplace can be a positive factor as friendly colleagues collaborate harmoniously, share information easily and support each other’s work.  On the negative side, friendships can also lead…

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