leadership

Leadership, Followership, & Ethics

Is leadership something that leaders do? Or is it something that leaders and followers do together? This research suggests that followers who believe the former are more likely to carry out an unethical demand made by a leader. The idea…


Are Psychopathic Leaders Effective or Harmful?

Jacqueline Marhefka over at I/O at Work published a plain-English summary of Shall We Serve the Dark Lords? A Meta-Analytic Review of Psychopathy and Leadership from the Journal of Applied Psychology. The implicative segment of this paper’s title–Shall We Serve…


Bullying Bosses Compromise Worker Bonds & Create Safety Risks

Bullying bosses are not only bad for employee morale, but they may also compromise employee judgment when it comes to workplace safety, according to research from Portland State University (PSU).Valerie Bolden-Barrett, HR Dive Read Study: Bullying Bosses Compromise Worker Bonds,…


Gordon Schmidt on the Virtual Future of Leadership

In this episode, Dr. Gordon Schmidt discusses how virtual work and the gig economy may change how we look at leadership, team cohesion, and organizational identification. Show Links Follow Gordon on Twitter: @iopsychologyThe Future of Leadership is VirtualUsing Amazon Mechanical Turk…


Implicit Quota on Women in Top Management

Does having a woman in a top management position for a company make it easier or harder for a other women to attain a top management position in that same company? We apply our method to the underrepresentation of women…



Image-Based Vision Statements

Which of these visions is more inspiring? “I hope that someday we will achieve full racial equality.” “I have a dream that one day little black boys and girls will be holding hands with little white boys and girls.” Visions…



Alok Sawhney on Leadership Assessment and Coaching

In this episode, Dr. Alok Sawhney (@alok_ilage) talks about his work as a consulting psychologist for Vantage Leadership Consulting. Alok combines his experience as a business leader and his training in clinical psychology to offer leadership assessment and coaching. In this…