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How to get environmental sustainability on the agenda of directors of boards?

How to get environmental sustainability on the agenda of directors of boards?

Datum:09 mei 2022
Auteur:Julia Prömpeler

As companies play a key role in building a sustainable economy and society, they are urged to contribute to managing local and global environmental changes. To what extent companies are well on track with this in large depends on those sitting at the top...

As a leader, when to stay close to your team? Team size matters

As a leader, when to stay close to your team? Team size matters

Datum:06 december 2021
Auteur:Yingjie Yuan

Managers often struggle to find a perfect distance among followers. How close should it be? Should leaders walk around employees day-to-day for timely instructions and corrections? Or can leaders stay away from followers’ practices?

Managing workplace stress with physiolitics: leveraging benefits and addressing concerns

Managing workplace stress with physiolitics: leveraging benefits and addressing concerns

Datum:28 september 2021
Auteur:Nevena Ivanovic

In 2019 in the Netherlands, 35% of employees indicated work-related stress as a reason for absenteeism and 17% reported burnout complaints [1] costing companies over 3 billion euros [2]. While interventions to reduce occupational stress have in general...

Leading innovation networks: The importance of a compelling vision of the future

Leading innovation networks: The importance of a compelling vision of the future

Datum:19 januari 2021
Auteur:Jesús M. Mascareño

COVID-19 is accelerating intercompany collaboration, as the pandemic is forcing businesses to rethink their products, services and business models. Most contemporary firms do not possess all the necessary competences to successfully innovate independently...

Women as successful crisis managers, will it impact their numbers after COVID?

Women as successful crisis managers, will it impact their numbers after COVID?

Datum:21 oktober 2020
Auteur:Kyra van Hinsberg

The past few weeks, the great successes of female leaders during the corona pandemic have widely been commented on. With female-led countries suffering six times as few confirmed COVID-19 deaths compared to male-led countries [1], one wonders why female...

The craft of balancing control and vulnerability

Resilience under COVID-19: dare to craft empathic directiveness

Datum:30 juni 2020
Auteur:Nevena Ivanovic

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, leaders continue to face challenges in managing the effects of the health crisis and keeping their organization under control. Meanwhile, for most of the employees, the new working arrangements have already become the new normal...

Show followers your authenticity? Join or leave, but be consistent

Show followers your authenticity? Join or leave, but be consistent

Datum:03 maart 2020
Auteur:Yingjie Yuan

Leading companies are focusing on developing authenticity in their leaders. Debates over effective leadership or best practices have lasted for decades. Yet authenticity, as declared by the Harvard Business Review, has emerged as “the gold standard for...

Smiling at Work is not Always a Good Thing!

Smiling at Work is not Always a Good Thing!

Datum:24 juni 2019
Auteur:Burcu Subasi

Imagine that you are a flight attendant. The plane has a long delay. You are making explanations with a smile on your face for the cause of the delay to angry passengers. They want to learn more, they criticize the company you work for, they keep...

Supervising the supervisors: why and when external regulation matters

Supervising the supervisors: why and when external regulation matters

Datum:19 januari 2019
Auteur:Julia Prömpeler

Elon Musk, known as the CEO of Tesla & SpaceX and founder of PayPal, is one of the most prominent entrepreneurs in Silicon Valley. Developments and visions regarding the future of electric cars and possible life on Mars frequently bring him to the news....

Critical thinking skills are more useful than IQ while making real life decisions

Critical thinking skills are more useful than IQ while making real life decisions

Datum:24 december 2018
Auteur:Burcu Subasi

Once I happened to meet a lady who graduated from the engineering department of one of the top universities in Turkey. In order to get accepted to this department in this university, you need to be very intelligent and be among the top performers of the...