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Leadership Humour Not Always Appreciated in Different Cultures

Idea posted: January 2023

Institutions: RMIT School of Management    St. John’s University    National Taiwan University   

Past studies have demonstrated the power of humor in strengthening relationships between leaders and followers. In the early stages of these relationships, the power position of leaders requires them be…

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Photo by Nimi Diffa on Unsplash
Divergent Views of Merit Complicate Merit-Based Corporate Practices

Idea posted: December 2022

Institutions: MIT Sloan School of Management   

Meritocracy is an ideal that today's organizations strive for. However, the practice of meritocracy doesn't often live up to the aspiration. For example, studies continue to show that women and…

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Photo by Tingey Injury Law Firm on Unsplash
Hidden Bias Can Hamper Diversity Efforts

Idea posted: October 2022

Institutions: The Samuel Dubois Cook Center on Social Equity    Duke University Fuqua School of Business    Duke University   

In 2008, a study led by Prof. Ashleigh Shelby Rosette of Duke showed that for Americans, Whiteness was one of the prototypical attributes of leaders. As a result, Whites, seen…

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Photo by John Noonan on Unsplash
Are Working Class CEOs Less Worried about Employee Welfare?

Idea posted: September 2022

Institutions: University of Miami    Florida State University    Stony Brook University   

CEOs and corporate leaders come from diverse backgrounds, with a broad range of childhood experiences. While some CEOs were raised in affluent families, with all the privileges and opportunities that…

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Jeff Bezos at Amazon Spheres Grand Opening in Seattle (Source: Wikimedia Commons)
Jeff Bezos at Amazon Spheres Grand Opening in Seattle (Source: Wikimedia Commons)
How Group Rituals Enhance Meaning in Work

Idea posted: June 2022

Institutions: University of Virginia    University of Virginia Darden Business School    Kenan-Flagler Business School    University of California    University of California Berkeley Haas School of Business    University of Chicago Booth School of Business    Harvard Business School   

Companies recognize today that helping employees find meaning and purpose in their work will maximize employee satisfaction, motivation, engagement, and performance. The challenge for leaders is how to increase meaning…

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Buster Keaton with his writing staff, 1923 (Source: Wikimedia Commons)
Buster Keaton with his writing staff, 1923 (Source: Wikimedia Commons)
The Power of Leadership Empathy

Idea posted: January 2022

Institutions: Catalyst   

Empathy entails making the effort to understand others’ perspectives and emotions, and demonstrating that understanding through care and concern. In the workplace, leadership empathy is manifested through actions ranging from…

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Why Supervisors Are the Keys to Preventing Employee Misconduct

Idea posted: November 2021

Institutions: University of Notre Dame Mendoza College of Business    MIT Sloan School of Management    University of Mannheim   

A new study of employee misconduct in the financial services field reveals that supervisors have the most significant impact—negative or positive—on employee misconduct in their firms.  Based on 10 years…

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Why Craft Is Relevant (and Needed) in Today’s Workplace

Idea posted: September 2021

Institutions: University of Cambridge Judge Business School    University College London    Warwick University Business School    University of Victoria Peter B. Gustavson School of Business   

Craft was long seen as a primitive form of work organization rendered obsolete by the Industrial Age. However, the concept of craft is making an energetic resurgence, influencing the making…

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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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