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RSM Discovery Magazine 36: out now!
Funding for disruptive start-ups, effective leadership development, sustainable development and more. RSM Discovery Magazine 36 is out now!
Middle Managers Find Walking the Talk Is Not Easy Without Top Management Support
To be an inspirational middle manager you need behavioral integrity. But how do you do that if you are undermined by higher management?
Power turns people with high testosterone into narcissists
People in power positions often act like narcissists. Do narcissists get themselves into power positions, or does power create narcissists?
The influence of power on prosocial behaviour
Fair leadership behaviour and decisions promotes prosocial behavior of employees.
Extraverted CEOs do more and bigger M&A deals
Extraverted CEOs want to do big things. `Consequential strategic decisions such as mergers and acquisitions fulfill that desire.
Why it’s harder for women to be seen as authentic, effective leaders
Combining a masculine and feminine leadership style makes women come across as less authentic and effective leaders.
Leaders who ‘walk their talk’ improve performance and profits
Behavioural integrity is effective, because it improves your communication. And you can develop it! research by Hannes Leroy.
Why people find it hard to forgive leaders who say ‘sorry’
Sometimes saying 'sorry' is ineffictive. Duped employees are less likely to forgive when a violator with higher power apologises.
Power to the people: the fine line between hands-on and hands-off leadership
Employees have different ideas about empowering leadership. Listen to them, says Prof. Steffen Giessner.
Foreign leaders bring out the best in multicultural teams, and locals can learn
Multicultural teams flourish under foreign leadership, and local leaders can learn.
How to encourage more women to become leaders
Here’s what firms can do to enhance female leadership aspirations through organisational changes.
Put ‘human’ back into HRM and let employees flourish
Make employees flourish. How? Put ‘human’ back into HRM, says Prof. Dirk van Dierendonck in his inaugural address.
Leadership that offers rewards triggers more employee ideas
Generating ideas is essential for companies to improve processes and create efficiencies. And there are direct links between the type of leadership and the number of successful ideas generated.
Humble leaders most effective – especially when in power
Milton Sousa of RSM reveals that the more power you have as a leader, the more humility will help to be a successful one.
RSM Discovery Debate: Ethical Leadership
Is it possible to be an ethical leader in today’s shareholder-focused economy?
Combination of leadership styles means success
New research by Associate Professor Dirk van Dierendonck shows that combining transformational and servant leadership benefits organisations the most.
Rejection motivates to come back for more
Assistant Professor Dirk Deichmann of Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University (RSM) reveals the surprising positive effect of rejection.
Dirk van Dierendonck: Servant leadership will help employees reach their true potential
Servant leaders do not consider themselves above those they lead. Rather, they are primus inter pares, Latin for "first among equals."
Procedural fairness and the power of giving voice to employees
A perennial question faced by managers is how much they should listen to their employees.
Effective leaders let their emotions show