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  • 1 Sep 2020
    Todd L. Pittinsky, Barbara Kellerman

    Donald Trump and Joe Biden – Would You Believe Two Peas in a Pod?

    The two men could hardly seem any more different. Yes, they are both male and white and Christian and heterosexual and American. They are even approximately the same age. But in that which matters most – character, temperament, personality, and the policies with which they now identify – they are at opposite ends of the […]

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  • 27 May 2020
    Gerry Stoker, Will Jennings, Dan Devine, Jen Gaskell

    Two Faces of Trust: Why Trust Matters for COVID-19

    Trust is at the heart of societal and governmental responses to COVID-19, and will inevitably shape and be shaped by those responses. On the one hand, trust is essential for democratic governments needing the consent and support of citizens to cooperate with the substantial restrictions on their social and economic lives. At the same time, […]

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  • 27 Nov 2019
    Jon F. Wergin

    Social Polarization: Neither Hopeless nor Inevitable

    “Our nation is being torn apart; truth is questioned.” Dr. Fiona Hill, former official at the U.S. National Security Council, in testimony given to the congressional inquiry into presidential impeachment, November 21, 2019. Like many others, I’m disheartened by the escalating intolerance of worldviews other than one’s own.  Reasoned arguments based on data have little […]

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  • 5 Mar 2019
    Martha L. Maznevski, Kanina Blanchard

    Female Leadership and the Curious Puzzle of the Missing Diversity Benefit

    In honour of International Women’s Day we hear from Martha Maznevski, Organizational Behavior scholar, and Kanina Blanchard, a former senior executive at Dow Chemical, on the changing role of women in business. Martha and Kanina reflect on their experiences as female leaders, the progress they’ve been part of, and the continued improvements they hope to see.

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  • 26 Jan 2018
    Ryszard Praszkier

    Empowering Leadership of Tomorrow

    Ryszard Praszkier, researcher at the University of Warsaw and author/co-author to works including Social Entrepreneurship: Theory and Practice, explores the theories and practices behind empowering teams through creativity, outlined in his new book Empowering Leadership of Tomorrow.

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  • 7 Dec 2017
    Nick Forster

    Can Women Transform the Economies of the Middle East and North Africa?

    Amid widespread and often heated contemporary debates about an existential ‘clash’ between the ‘Islamic World’ and the ‘Christian West’, there is growing evidence that Arabic-Muslim women are already playing much more influential roles in their societies and national economies. My recent book, A Quiet Revolution: the Rise of Women managers, Business Owners and Leaders in […]

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  • 13 Jul 2017
    Bert A. Spector

    White House in turmoil shows why Trump’s no CEO

    Originally posted on The Conversation, Bert Spector, author of Discourse on Leadership, explains how recent White House turmoil relates to leadership theory

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  • 10 Jul 2017
    Bert A. Spector

    Team Meetings or Ritualized Events? How (Not) to Build Effective Leadership Teams

    Originally posted on Leaders at Work In the first few minutes of President Donald Trump’s inaugural cabinet meeting, the President seemingly encouraged all participants to, one by one, offer their allegiance, loyalty, and gratefulness for the opportunity to serve his agenda. They used words like, “privileged,” “deeply honored,” and even “blessed.” The President smiled broadly […]

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