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Resultaten voor tag: Leadership

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...

Foreign experience sparks creative innovations of organizations, but more is not better

Foreign experience sparks creative innovations of organizations, but more is not better

Datum:13 november 2018
Auteur:Suqing Wu

Many employees nowadays have experiences of working abroad, which is often viewed as providing a spark of creativity by organizations. Indeed, previous studies have suggested that people with multicultural experiences are more creative: they are more...

Work pressure sparks creativity, if conditions are right

Work pressure sparks creativity, if conditions are right

Datum:06 november 2018
Auteur:Yan Shao

Workload pressure has been long regarded as a devil for killing creativity of employees. Many advices have thus been given on how to minimize workload pressure in order to maximize employee creativity. However, insights from our recent research suggest...

Employees can be both creative and productive, if conditions are right

Employees can be both creative and productive, if conditions are right

Datum:10 januari 2017
Auteur:Yan Shao

How many ideal employees do you have? Those who are very good at thinking creatively, and at the same time are very efficient in production and following routines. We want employees to explore new knowledge and opportunities (exploration), and at the same...

Gene politics, or how our evolutionary past influences us in the modern workplace

Gene politics, or how our evolutionary past influences us in the modern workplace

Datum:04 november 2014
Auteur:Elena Martinescu

Humans are the most social of all species. For the greatest part of our existence we have lived in small groups of people in which every individual was related to the others by ties of kinship. People in these small­­­­ communities of families knew each...