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Status in the Team: Extraverts Vs Neurotics

Idea posted: May 2013

Institutions: Rutgers University    UCLA Anderson School of Management   

When it comes to personalities and employment roles, extraverts have traditionally done well, as they tend to express confidence, dominance and enthusiasm easily - all traits typically associated with good-performing…

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Political Correctness Helps Expression in Mixed-Sex Teams

Idea posted: May 2013

Institutions: Cornell University    University of California Berkeley Haas School of Business    Washington University Olin Business School    The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania    Vanderbilt University   

In January 2011, a football commentator found himself unceremoniously fired after he made a remark about the appearance of a female match official, and questioned whether another was capable of…

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Gender and the Use of Deception in Negotiation

Idea posted: April 2013

Institutions: Melbourne Business School-Mt Eliza Executive Education    University of South Australia   

To an extent, all negotiations involve a certain level of deception; participants almost always withhold information as a self-protective strategy. After all, revealing all of your cards may leave you…

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The Value of Front Line Managers

Idea posted: April 2013

Institutions: Stanford Graduate School of Business    University of Utah David Eccles School of Business   

CEOs are often put under the spotlight, with everything from how they spend their time to their leadership style closely scrutinized. But what about managers and supervisors lower down in…

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Advantages of Confidence and Dangers of Overconfidence

Idea posted: April 2013

Institutions: University of California Berkeley Haas School of Business   

Executives cannot afford to ignore the dangers posed by acting overconfidently. Numerous examples in recent history can attest to this, from the inflation of the dot-com bubble in the late…

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Business Relationships: Test the Water or Take a Leap of Faith?

Idea posted: March 2013

Institutions: Columbia Business School    Rutgers University   

There are two basic types of exchanges employed by people when forming new relationships: incremental exchanges and constant exchanges. In the former, we ‘test the water’ and build relationships gradually…

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Why Good Bosses Tune Into Their People

Idea posted: February 2013

Institutions: Stanford Graduate School of Business   

Leaders can have a ripple effect through their company, particularly those in the C-suite; their actions reverberate throughout the organization, with followers sometimes even mimicking them. The CEO of BAE…

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How Women Can Be More Politically Savvy at Work

Idea posted: February 2013

Institutions: Center for Creative Leadership (CCL®)   

Is organizational politics good or bad, or does it even exist? This seems to be a debated topic, with many executives (especially women) finding office politics difficult to embrace.  Female…

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The Effect of Feminine Charm in Negotiations

Idea posted: February 2013

Institutions: London School of Economics    University of California Berkeley Haas School of Business   

‘Damned if they do, damned if they don’t’ — this is usually the unfortunate impression/management dilemma faced by female executives. If they adopt male behavioural traits typically associated with strong leadership,…

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