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Can words heal? The role of the media in halting mass atrocities
The Montreal Institute for Genocide and Human Rights Studies at Concordia University, invites members of the media to (2011-10-19)

Values and gender shape young adults' entrepreneurial and leadership
Young adults who are driven by extrinsic rewards and money and less by a sense of security are more likely to want to become entrepreneurs and leaders, according to a recent study. (2018-03-26)

Health care leaders predict patients will lose under President Trump's health care plans
According to a newly released NEJM Catalyst Insights Report, health care executives and industry insiders expect patients -- more than any other stakeholder -- to be the big losers of any comprehensive health care plan from the Trump administration. (2017-04-20)

How a positive work environment leads to feelings of inclusion among employees
Fostering an inclusive work environment can lead to higher satisfaction, innovation, trust and retention among employees, according to new research from Binghamton University, State University of New York. (2019-03-18)

Fish step up to lead when predators are near
Researchers from the University of Bristol have discovered that some fish within a shoal take on the responsibilities of leader when they are under threat from predators. (2017-05-03)

Men in leadership gain from psychopathic behavior, women punished
People with psychopathic tendencies are slightly more likely to be a company boss, but a new study finds men are allowed a pass for those inclinations while women are punished. (2018-10-15)

Selection and reselection processes of executive political positions are gender biased
Although male over-representation in politics is a worldwide phenomenon, the executive is the most male-dominated branch. There have been very few women presidents and prime ministers. The figure has stagnated since 1990 at twenty female national leaders per year. In recent years their presence has even decreased: in December 2017 there were only thirteen female leaders of their respective country. (2019-01-11)

Study suggests ways to close CEO pay gap
Recent research from UT Dallas' Naveen Jindal School of Management examines how cultural perceptions affect the compensation of female CEOs in China, where women CEOs earn significantly less than their male counterparts. (2018-04-12)

Study finds bad bosses could turn you into a great boss
A new University of Central Florida study suggests abuse and mistreatment by those at the top of an organization do not necessarily lead to abusive behavior by lower-level leaders. When offered leadership opportunities, prior victims of workplace abuse are more likely to treat their own subordinates better by learning from the bad behavior of their bosses. (2018-12-03)

Feminine leadership traits: Nice but expendable frills?
The first study to examine tradeoffs in masculine versus feminine leadership traits reveals that stereotypically feminine traits -- like being tolerant and cooperative -- are viewed as desirable but ultimately superfluous add-ons. Instead, both men and women believe successful leaders need stereotypically masculine traits such as assertiveness and competence. The finding could help explain the concentration of men in top leadership roles. (2018-10-15)

What psychological science can offer to reducing climate change
The consequences of climate change are immense, and believed by many experts to be largely irreversible (and exponential), causing threats coming from heat waves, flooding, declines in agriculture, and decreasing biodiversity, to name a few. Given that climate change, at least in part, is rooted in human behavior, an obvious question to ask is: Can psychological science offer evidence-based solutions to climate change? (2018-07-17)

Leaders and managers should be taught how to 'love' their staff
Chartered Psychologist (Occupational) Dr. Fiona Beddoes-Jones, in a study of over 300 managers/leaders, found the majority of respondents were dissatisfied with the level of warmth and care displayed at work and believed that their wellbeing would be improved if there was more 'love.' (2017-01-05)

Media Alert: The Lancet special issue on primary health care
'Primary health care is in crisis... Leadership after the Astana meeting is essential to rejuvenate and revitalise all aspects of primary health care.' -- The Lancet special issue on primary health care marks 40 years since landmark Alma-Ata Declaration. (2018-10-18)

Leaders in Healthcare
Join aspiring leaders to address some of the biggest issues facing healthcare leadership and management in the UK, affecting the professional workforce as well as the population. (2016-10-19)

Practice leaders' and facilitators' perspectives on quality improvement may differ
Practice facilitators and practice leaders agreed on the value of a facilitated quality improvement program, but reached different judgments on practices' intensity and pace of change. (2018-04-09)

Assassination of political leaders connected to increase in social conflict
An increase in social conflict increases the likelihood of assassinations of political leaders, according to new research co-conducted by faculty at Binghamton University, State University of New York. (2018-02-20)

While a candidate's voice pitch sways voters, it doesn't result in better leaders
Studies show that people with lower-pitched voices are more likely to win elected office because they are believed to be superior leaders with greater physical prowess and integrity. But is voice pitch a reliable signal of leadership quality? And is the bias in favor of selecting leaders with lower voices good or bad for democracy? Researchers from Florida Atlantic University and the University of Miami are the first to address these questions in a new study. (2018-03-14)

Candidate voice pitch influences voters, but does not lead to better leaders
Voters may prefer voting for candidates with lower sounding voices but they are not necessarily better leaders, a paper recently published in the journal Evolution and Human Behavior by University of Miami Professor Casey Klofstad and Professor Rindy Anderson from Florida Atlantic University has revealed. (2018-03-14)

Psychological science can make your meetings better
Meetings are the bane of office life for many professionals but they don't have to be. Drawing from almost 200 scientific studies on workplace meetings, a team of psychological scientists provides recommendations for making the most out of meetings before they start, as they're happening, and after they've concluded. (2018-11-09)

Preventing toxic work environments through ethical leadership
Recently published research from SDSU management professor, Dr. Gabi Eissa and University of Wisconsin -- Eau Claire management professor, Dr. Rebecca Wyland, shows that 'managers who demonstrate ethical leadership through two-way communication, positive reinforcement and emotional support not only mitigates this type of employee behavior, but also helps alleviate stress in the work environment.' (2019-04-03)

Empowered employees are more proactive -- even when they don't trust their leader
New research confirms that employees with empowering leaders are more proactive -- and, for the first time, shows that this effect occurs by increasing employee confidence to undertake tasks beyond the job description. The researchers elaborate a model that explains why, and when, empowering leadership can promote proactivity in the workplace, and provide suggestions for managers and organizations. (2017-11-01)

Xenophobia strongly linked to Brexit, regardless of voter age, gender or education
New research provides evidence that British citizens who agreed that immigrants threaten their values and way of life were more likely to have voted for the United Kingdom to leave the European Union, regardless of their age, gender or education. People who just thought it was great to be British or just valued their British identity were not more likely to reject immigrants or vote for Brexit. (2017-11-27)

Research explores workers' response to abusive supervision
A recent Naveen Jindal School of Management study examined the damaging impact abusive supervision has in the workplace including the ways employees respond with retaliatory behavior, which lowers productivity. (2018-02-08)

Four skills key in establishing nurse-led cross-sector collaborations
About 70 percent of all variations in health care outcomes are explained by individuals' social conditions including housing, neighborhood conditions, and income, data show. In order to establish community cultures of health where people are empowered to live healthier lives, health care providers and community sector leaders in transportation, government, schools, and businesses must collaborate to address the social conditions that affect population health. (2018-05-29)

It pays to be nice to your employees, new study shows
New research from Binghamton University, State University at New York finds that showing compassion to subordinates almost always pays off, especially when combined with the enforcement of clear goals and benchmarks. (2018-09-11)

Conversion 'therapy' begins at home
A study by the Family Acceptance Project (FAP) at San Francisco State University has found that attempts by parents and religious leaders or therapists to change the sexual orientation of LGBT adolescents ('conversion therapy') contribute to multiple health and adjustment problems in young adulthood. These include higher levels of depression and suicidal behavior, as well as lower levels of self-esteem, social support and life satisfaction, and lower levels of education and income in young adulthood. (2018-11-08)

Bosses who put their followers first can boost their business
Companies would do well to tailor training and recruitment measures to encourage managers who have empathy, integrity and are trustworthy -- because they can improve productivity, according to new research from the University of Exeter Business School. (2019-04-25)

Cancer Cell Metabolism
This symposium will highlight insights into tumor metabolism from leaders in the field and explore how this information is being used to design safe and effective, metabolism-targeted therapies. (2015-05-13)

Can energy access end poverty?
On June 15, 2016, an interactive debate, (2016-06-13)

Public health leaders call for new efforts to promote vaccination acceptance
On Thursday, an international coalition of public health leaders including CUNY SPH Dean Ayman El-Mohandes and Senior Scholar Scott Ratzan issued a statement asserting its commitment to vaccine acceptance around the world and to eliminating vaccine-preventable diseases, including childhood diseases such as measles, mumps, and rubella. (2019-05-30)

Global Nursing Partnerships conference addresses international nursing shortage
International nursing experts and healthcare planners from around the globe will meet at The Carter Center in Atlanta to tackle the global nursing workforce crisis. The conference is the first ever global invitational forum involving representatives from both governments and nursing associations, including government chief nursing officers, national and international nursing association leaders, and human resource directors/health planners.Representatives from more than 50 countries will attend. Former President Jimmy Carter and Archbishop Desmond Tutu will speak. (2001-10-11)

Rice study assesses college leadership training programs
A new study from psychologists at Rice University found they teach students about leadership, but additional measures are needed to evaluate how they impact students' real-life leadership skills. (2019-10-22)

Toxic bosses are bad for your health and bad for your reputation
These are the key findings of a research team from the University of Manchester's Business School. Lead researcher Abigail Phillips will present the findings today, Friday, Jan. 6, at the British Psychological Society's annual conference of the Division of Occupational Psychology in Liverpool. (2017-01-06)

How narcissistic leaders infect their organizations' cultures
Like carriers of a virus, narcissistic leaders ''infect'' the very cultures of their organizations, leading to dramatically lower levels of collaboration and integrity at all levels--even after they are gone. (2020-10-05)

A medical charter: Commitments to limit physician burnout, promote well-being
More than half of U.S. physicians say they experience burnout in their work. Today, Mayo Clinic and other leading medical centers have published a (2018-03-29)

In small groups, people follow high-performing leaders
Researchers at the NYU Tandon School of Engineering have cracked the code on how leaders arise from small groups of people over time. The work is detailed in a study, 'Social information and Spontaneous Emergence of Leaders in Human Groups,' published in The Royal Society Interface. The team included Maurizio Porfiri, professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering and of biomedical engineering at NYU Tandon and Shinnosuke Nakayama, postdoctoral researcher at NYU Tandon. (2019-02-21)

Researchers design test for visioning ability
Two Penn State researchers have fine-tuned a test measuring one of the key components of leadership: the ability to shape a long-range vision for one's company, church or local school district. (2000-09-10)

Is the 'queen bee' phenomenon a myth?
Portrayals in the media and academic research suggest that females act like queen bees. When they succeed in male-dominated settings they mistreat subordinate women and stop their professional advancement -- contributing to gender inequality in the work place. The latest study on the 'Queen Bee' phenomenon, published in The Leadership Quarterly, presents a different perspective altogether. (2018-04-12)

Four practice characteristics facilitate integration of community health workers
Four practice characteristics facilitate integration of community health workers. (2018-01-09)

Leadership expert says political skills important to leader satisfaction
Political skill is a fundamental quality of a transformational leader and being good at it can increase job satisfaction and engagement, according to research published by Andrew Wefald, associate professor in the Staley School of Leadership Studies, and Kansas State University alumni Kyle van Ittersum and Jennifer Mencl. (2016-10-05)

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