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In the LEAD

State-of-the-art research on the effectiveness of leadership

Leadership is essential for the effective functioning of both organisations and society at large. At centre of expertise In the LEAD (Leadership, Evidence, Advice & Data), we provide organisations with state-of-the-art research on the effectiveness of leadership. We also deliver tailored advice and present lectures and talks to professionals and organisations.

It is our mission to support organisations and strategic leaders by means of scientific research and education in making effective choices, based on the context in which they operate. This involves bringing together the knowledge of our economists, leadership and management experts, and giving clear, research-based advice. Read more about our mission and vision .


Ontslagwoede Trump: 'alleen maar ja-knikkers is gevaarlijk'
Date:16 March 2018

De Amerikaanse president Trump blijft maar mensen ontslaan. Wat is het effect daarvan op de mensen om hem heen? En op het beleid dat uit het Witte huis komt?

Handel(i)sOorlog volgens Trump
Date:13 March 2018

In Het Financieele Dagblad (FD) van 13 maart 2018 staat een opiniebijdrage van onze hand over Donald Trump en de door hem voorgestelde invoerheffingen onder de titel “ 'Handel is oorlog’-benadering Trump met meer dan gelijke munt betalen”, hieronder staat (de...

Blog: Should we pay for their goldfish ponds?
Date:05 March 2018

In the LEAD-affiliate Jana Oetmichen wrote a blog about the signaling effects of managerial compensation and explains how and why firms can actively use it in a beneficial way. You can read the full blog here.


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