Category: Leadership

Effective Decision-Making: Why are Some Leaders Better at it than Others?

Effective decision-making is critical to successful leadership. However, not all decisions are created equal. Military leaders make their best decisions by taking into account the whole view of a situation, not just following rules or repeating past choices.

Responsibly Irresponsible

While the topic of corporate social responsibility (CSR) is relatively well-researched, less is known about corporate social irresponsibility (CSiR). The authors of the present study address this gap by considering the relationship between CSR and CSiR. They predict that prior CSR is positively associated with subsequent CSiR, and that leaders’ moral identity symbolization will moderate the CSR–CSiR relationship. Through an archival study of 49 firms, findings support the hypotheses.

Why LMX Works: Some Reasons Why High-Quality Relationships Are So Important

Topic: Citizenship Behavior, Leadership Publication: Personnel Psychology (Autumn 2011) Article: How Leader–Member Exchange Influences Effective Work Behaviors: Social Exchange and Internal–External Efficacy Perspectives Authors: Walumbwa, F. O., Cropanzano, R., & Goldman, B. M. Reviewed By: Thaddeus Rada Leader-member exchange (LMX) theory has been an influential leadership theory for many years.