Category: Leadership

Managers… How Much Justice Is Enough?

In 2013, Colquitt et al. published a colossal meta-analysis pooling results from 413 scientific studies which investigated to what extent employee perceptions of justice in managerial behavior are associated with higher employee performance. The type of research studies included allows us to conclude if there is a positive relationship between perceptions of justice and performance.
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When the master learns from the pupil: career benefits associated with mentoring functions for mentors

In recent years the literature has demonstrate a widespread interest in formal mentoring programs by a wide range of organizations like educational institutions, non-profit and professional associations. But the recruitment of motivated mentors is still a substantial challenge for Human Resource Development (HRD) due to the constant efforts and psychological commitment that this role requires. Ghosh and Reio Jr. (2013) conducted a meta-analysis by comparing 13 published studies, 4 dissertations and 1 unpublished study with the purpose of provide a summary of the association between mentoring activity and mentor subjective benefits. The information that they collected can help HRD to better communicate the positive outcomes of mentoring as a career development tool, not only for protégés, but also for the mentors as well.
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Why Authentic Leadership Matters, Backed By Research

Is there a special cocktail of knowledge and skills that make for a successful leader?
A study among diverse leaders from various organizations (George et al., 2007) found no consistent defining traits of leaders, except one: that they led based on what they knew about themselves.
In other words, they were authentic.
Here, we’ll look at what this means for you as a leader, and why applying a few techniques could make a big difference for your organization.
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