We’ve explored the top articles within the realms of leadership research and have discovered the top 10 trends and insights for 2017.
Can bosses rectify bad leader behavior by suddenly becoming extra nice? Research shows that this kind of inconsistency could actually be a detriment to employee health. Only employees with high self-esteem or high “quality of work life” will be able to cope with such inconsistency and benefit from the boss’s quick turnaround.
Every leader has a different style, from unilateral to more democratic decision-making. But a new study suggests that, as long as supervisors and employees agree on the Power Distance (or disparity in control) between them, it can have positive benefits on workplace performance.
Schools have adopted a zero-tolerance policy towards bullying. But what about bullying in the workplace? A new study on abusive supervision suggests that supervisor aggression can create emotional exhaustion among employees, ultimately leading to feedback avoidance.