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To support lactating emergency physicians, consider these strategies
A new paper highlights strategies that emergency departments can implement to support lactating emergency physicians. (2020-06-30)
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)
Capital funding of health care in Canada is critical, yet declined in last 20 years
Capital funding of health care, used to build new hospitals, redesign or upgrade existing facilities and invest in new technologies, has declined in Canada over the last 20 years, according to an analysis in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal) http://www.cmaj.ca/lookup/doi/10.1503/cmaj.191126. (2020-06-22)
Black and female principal candidates more likely to experience delayed and denied promotions
Black and female assistant principals are systematically delayed and denied promotion to principal, compared to their White or male counterparts, despite having equivalent qualifications and more experience on average, according to a new study. (2020-06-15)
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)
Female physicians drive unfunded research on pay disparity
Physician gender pay gaps continue to persist in the US despite an impressive body of research spanning more than 25 years. (2020-03-26)
Independent investigative agency needed to tackle abuse in elite youth sport
An independent investigative agency as well as an international offender database are needed to tackle allegations of abuse in elite youth sport properly, urges an expert, in an editorial published online in the British Journal of Sports Medicine. (2020-03-17)
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)
Collective leadership groups maintain cohesion and act decisively
Members of collective leadership groups can maintain cohesion and act decisively when faced with a crisis, in spite of lacking the formal authority to do so, according to new research from Cass Business School. (2020-01-13)
Highlighting women's achievements makes them want to be the boss, research shows
Highlighting female achievements in the workplace makes capable women significantly more likely to want to be the boss, a study shows. (2020-01-08)
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)
Structured, salary-only compensation plan for physicians is a model for pay equity
Gender pay equity in the field of medicine remains elusive. (2020-01-02)
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)
Wide-ranging gender disparities remain in pediatrics
Three commonly argued justifications for the persistent discrimination and gender bias that prevent women from rising to leadership positions in the field of pediatric medicine have been debunked by a Drexel University College of Medicine researcher and colleagues in a special article published in the November 2019 issue of the journal Pediatrics. (2019-11-11)
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)
Job sharing can boost number of women in senior higher education roles
Research from Lancaster University Management School, shows job sharing offers a route to increase the number of women in senior leadership roles in higher education. (2019-09-24)
Research tracks narcissism from young adulthood to middle age
The belief that one is smarter, better looking, more successful and more deserving than others -- a personality trait known as narcissism -- tends to wane as a person matures, a new study confirms. (2019-09-11)
Clues to early social structures may be found in ancient extraordinary graves
Elaborate burial sites can provide insight to the development of socio-political hierarchies in early human communities, according to a study released Aug. (2019-08-28)
Antibiotics report highlights stewardship, workforce, research needs
A CDC report on antibiotics use in health care US healthcare settings show progress made in promoting appropriate use of infection-fighting drugs, but strengthened and continued efforts needed. (2019-08-20)
Study finds that female leadership affects wage-gap and firm performance
A new paper in The Economic Journal, published by Oxford University Press, finds that female executives decrease the wage-gap for women at the top of a firm while widening it at the bottom. (2019-08-14)
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)
Internet communities can teach amateurs to build personalized governments
Self-governing internet communities, in the form of games, social networks or informational websites, create their own rule systems that help groups of anonymous users work together. (2019-07-11)
'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)
Study shows visual framing by media in debates affects public perception
New research shows that in the 2016 primary debates the front runners from both parties benefitted from preferential visual treatment by the media, but Donald Trump won in terms of camera time and angle. (2019-06-24)
Visible public health leadership needed to boost vaccine coverage
Public health expert Professor John Ashton is calling for local directors of public health to provide visible leadership to address the recent systematic deterioration of vaccine coverage levels. (2019-06-05)
Good leadership and values key to staff satisfaction, study finds
Tourism and hospitality firms that score highly for leadership and cultural values see higher staff satisfaction, according to a new study by the University of East Anglia (UEA). (2019-05-20)
These four values lessen the power of transformational leadership
Transformational leadership is considered one of the most effective ways to motivate and inspire employees. (2019-05-16)
Women's leadership potential for top jobs overlooked in favor of men
The potential of women for leadership roles is being overlooked, while men benefit from the perception that they will grow into the role, new research from the University of Kent shows. (2019-05-14)
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)
Asian-Americans do better at university, but face barriers in the workplace
Asian-Americans graduate from university at far higher rates than white Americans, but despite this are no more likely to hold professional or managerial jobs, according to a new study. (2019-03-21)
Collaboration aims to reduce racial and ethnic disparities in clinical trials
Spencer Hoover, vice president and executive director of the Henry Ford Cancer Institute, is co-author of a manuscript published in the Journal of Oncology Practice aimed at establishing best practices to promote diversity in clinical trials. (2019-03-21)
Canadian food and beverage companies get mixed grades on nutrition goals: U of T report
Canada's largest food and beverage manufacturers could aim higher to improve nutrition, reduce obesity and prevent chronic disease, according to a new report by University of Toronto researchers. (2019-03-20)
Binge-watching political dramas with female characters could get you hooked on politics
Don't feel so bad for binge-watching a political drama -- it might lead to more civic participation, as long as the show features a female lead character. (2019-03-18)
Blindfolded training could help doctors save young lives
Doctors at Geneva University Hospital have found that pediatric team leaders improve more during resuscitation training if they wear a blindfold. (2019-02-14)
Women, your inner circle may be key to gaining leadership roles
According to a new Notre Dame study, women who communicate regularly with a female-dominated inner circle are more likely to attain high-ranking leadership positions. (2019-01-22)
For experts in aging, a new take on learning to lead with Tideswell-AGS-ADGAP ELIA program
With the publication of new research on the Emerging Leaders in Aging (ELIA) Program, geriatrics experts hope to chart a course toward leveraging long-distance mentoring and project-based learning to empower the emerging innovators we will need in greater and growing numbers as more of us age. (2019-01-03)
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