Humans are influenced by implicit biases in their day-to-day behavior. Particularly when it comes to the hiring process in organizations, implicit bias can play a strong role in deciding who to interview, who to hire and who to fire. This strongly influences organizational outcomes.
Leadership in organizations can often be dark and destructive. Utilizing a so-called trait approach is particularly helpful in understanding destructive leaders. Such leaders share common personality traits, notably including narcissism, hubris and Machiavellianism.
Professionals can display a range of leadership behaviors including autocratic leadership, whereby management control organizational practices and procedures. In this CQ Dossier you will learn the foundation of autocratic leadership, its benefits and shortcomings and when applying this leadership approach is appropriate.
Decisiveness is a key characteristic important for professionals in leadership positions and beyond. We have a look at the foundation of decisiveness, how it works and what you can do to benefit from it in this CQ Dossier.
Job satisfaction is one of the most widely used concepts in management and organizational behaviour. It is a valuable barometer to measure the organizational culture and to point out areas that need improvement.
Meeting minutes are an important building block of an effective communication approach. In this CQ Dossier you will learn why meeting minutes are important and how to create them in the most effective and efficient way.
To be an effective and analytical consumer of the literature on evidence-based management strategies, some familiarity and comfort with statistics is necessary. In this CQ Dossier you will learn the basics of statistics for management.
In this CQ Dossier, the foundation of understanding science and reading scientific papers for management practitioners will be discussed: knowledge of how to prove cause & effect, basic statistical awareness, and an understanding of science as tentative and self-correcting.
Organizational climate is a barometer for judging the employee sentiment about their employers’ policies and practices. By measuring the readings of this barometer, organizational policies and practices can be made more aligned with organizational goals and strategy.
Organizational communication can play an important role in an organization’s performance and survival, affecting critical issues like innovation, safety, and operational improvements This CQ Dossier provides an introduction into the impact of organizational communication on performance.
Communication is the lifeblood of any organization. Effective workplace communication has thus an immeditate impact on organizational performance. Learn how to improve workplace communication in this CQ Dossier.