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COVID-19 shapes political approval ratings
During the early days of the pandemic, COVID-19 created a rally effect around political leaders, according to a large-scale study published Sept. (2020-09-24)
Dismantling structural racism in nursing
Confronting the uncomfortable reality of systemic racism - the system that creates and maintains racial inequality in every facet of life for people of color - is having a national heyday. (2020-09-09)
As collegiate esports become more professional, women are being left out
A new study finds the rapidly growing field of collegiate esports is effectively becoming a two-tiered system, with club-level programs that are often supportive of gender diversity being clearly distinct from well-funded varsity programs that are dominated by men. (2020-09-09)
Decline in plant breeding programs could impact food security
A team of scientists led by Kate Evans, a Washington State University horticulture professor who leads WSU's pome fruit (apples and pears) breeding program, found that public plant breeding programs are seeing decreases in funding and personnel. (2020-08-07)
Study links attraction to 'tyrannical' leaders to dysfunctional family dynamics
An SF State Assistant Professor of Management found a link between dysfunctional family conflict and the types of leaders people follows as adults. (2020-07-13)
Pandemic inspires framework for enhanced care in nursing homes
As of May 2020, nursing home residents account for a staggering one-third of the more than 80,000 deaths due to COVID-19 in the U.S. (2020-07-10)
Collectivism drives efforts to reduce the spread of COVID-19
Research from the University of Kent has found that people who adopt a collectivist mindset are more likely to comply with social distancing and hygiene practices to help reduce the spread of COVID-19. (2020-06-29)
Study: New leaders emerge as organizations go to virtual work spaces
The study found that in face-to-face gatherings, team members value those with 'classic' leadership characteristics, such as extroversion and intelligence, but in virtual settings, those qualities take a backseat to those who take action. (2020-06-29)
Women underrepresented in academic hospital medicine leadership roles, study finds
Of academic hospital medicine programs, 79% are run by men, Johns Hopkins researchers report in a new paper published March 3 in the Journal of General Internal Medicine, and male hospitalist leaders are more likely to have attained the rank of full professor than women leaders. (2020-06-25)
Randomly selecting leaders could prove to be a remedy for hubris
History shows us that power tends to corrupt; a team of Swiss and German researchers have recently examined historical examples of large-scale business fraud and misconduct at the highest-levels of government in order to highlight how leaders sometimes lose all sense of morality. (2020-05-13)
Could hotel service robots help the hospitality industry after COVID-19?
A new research study, investigating how service robots in hotels could help redefine leadership and boost the hospitality industry, has taken on new significance in the light of the seismic impact of the Covid-19 outbreak on tourism and business travel. (2020-05-06)
New mathematical model can more effectively track epidemics
As COVID-19 spreads worldwide, leaders are relying on mathematical models to make public health and economic decisions. (2020-03-25)
Researchers identify commonly overlooked key attributes of effective leaders
Two leadership experts looked at the underlying processes that contribute to leaders' decision-making and behavior: their mindsets (2020-02-05)
Study: US presidents play surprising role in driving corporate social responsibility
A president's political party plays a big role in corporate social responsibility efforts, reveals new research from San Francisco State's Lam Family College of Business. (2020-01-03)
Frequency of worship, not location, matters more when it comes to being good neighbors
Americans travel farther on average to their worship places than they did a decade ago. (2019-12-03)
Leadership's in the blood for tiny fish
Leadership during cooperation runs in the family for tiny fish called Trinidadian guppies, new research shows. (2019-11-20)
Government integrity holds key to tackling corporate corruption -- study
Government leaders must set a good example to the business community if they want to eliminate corporate corruption, a new study reveals. (2019-11-20)
Women CEOs judged more harshly than men for corporate ethical failures
People are less likely to support an organization after an ethical failure if the business is led by a woman, according to a study published by the American Psychological Association. (2019-10-24)
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)
Consumers trust influencers less when there is a variety of choices for a product
Consumers have been relying on opinion leader recommendations to make choices about product quality and purchases for a long time. (2019-10-16)
'Hidden' data exacerbates rural public health inequities
While some of the data rural public health officials need to serve their communities and guide public health policy exists, that data is hard to access and use. (2019-08-18)
Over-sensationalized scandal can actually be a job saver for strong performing leader
A new study from the University of Notre Dame introduces the role of the 'severity gap,' showing that when media or public perceptions of a scandal outpace its actual severity, strong-performing leaders are more likely to keep their jobs. (2019-08-07)
Infants expect leaders to right wrongs, study finds
Infants 17 months of age expect leaders -- but not others -- to intervene when one member of their group transgresses against another, a new study reveals. (2019-07-29)
Study examines how picture books introduce kids to politics
Meagan Patterson of the University of Kansas has authored a study in which she analyzed political messages in some of the most popular picture books of the last several years to see how political topics are introduced to children. (2019-07-29)
Workplace safety can worsen under bullying bosses, PSU study finds
A new Portland State University study suggests that bullying bosses aren't just bad for employee morale and well-being -- they can also be bad for workplace safety. (2019-07-29)
Strongman leaders make for weak economies, study finds
Autocratic leaders are often credited with purposefully delivering good economic outcomes, but new research challenges that long-held assumption. (2019-07-22)
What agility and agile mean for you
SIOP has published a new white paper that explores critical elements for organizational effectiveness amid turbulence. (2019-06-27)
G20 leaders: Achieving universal health coverage should top your agenda
G20 leaders meeting in Japan this week should focus on fulfilling their obligations to improve and expand their nations' health care systems. (2019-06-27)
'Female leadership trust advantage' gives women edge in some crisis situations
Researchers find that trust established by female leaders practicing strong interpersonal skills results in better crisis resolution when outcomes are predictable. (2019-06-26)
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)
1 in 5 civil monetary penalties due to EMTALA violations involved psychiatric emergencies
Nearly one in five civil monetary penalty settlements related to Emergency Medical Treatment and Labor Act (EMTALA) violations involved psychiatric emergencies. (2019-05-13)
The perils of a leader who is too extroverted
Extroverts are often seen as natural leaders in organizations. But a new study suggests that some leaders may have too much of a good thing. (2019-05-06)
Responding to extremist attacks: For Muslim leaders, 'It's damned if you do, damned if you don't'
Muslim leaders face a perilous task when asked to publicly respond to violent attacks carried out by Muslim extremists. (2019-04-30)
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)
Computer games for fish uncover why some prey lead and others follow
For the first time, researchers have shed new light on the evolution of different social roles within animal groups by exploring how fish predators target and attack groups of virtual prey. (2019-04-15)
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. (2019-04-03)
Avoidance or responsible moral choices -- what is your supervisor like?
It is important to understand and prevent unethical behavior in working life. (2019-03-21)
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)
Positivity can transform the healthcare workplace
Positivity can transform the healthcare workplace, according to a professor at Binghamton University, State University of New York. (2019-03-04)
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. (2019-02-21)
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