This dossier defines and addresses the roots of transactional leadership; provides examples of transactional leadership interventions; describes the advantages and disadvantages of transactional leadership, and finally, discusses the relationship between transactional leadership and organizational outcomes.
Virtual teams are groups of people who have a shared goal which they meet across space, time, and other boundaries. Advancements in communication technology have enabled virtual working for teams. In this CQ Dossier, we consider when it makes sense to make use of virtual teams and point out benefits and challenges associated with them.
In this CQ Dossier we focus on the broad construct of commitment with a special focus on workplace and organizational commitment. Learn what it is, why it is important and how to increase the level of commitment in your project, team or organization.
When individuals engage in destructive leadership behaviors, this can lead to mistakes within the organization and, ultimately, the leader derails. This dossier describes leadership incompetence and derailment and focuses on the root causes of why leadership fails through an examination of traits and behaviors that describe leadership incompetence and derailment.
This CQ Dossier describes workplace bullying, mobbing, and abusive supervision and the impact of these negative factors on individiuals and organizations. We also provide examples of the behaviors associated with it and suggestions how to deal with it.
This CQ Dossier focuses on how organizations can effectively manage and lead teams through effective performance management. Organizations have focused on using teams to increase organizational effectiveness, yet many of these practices have not always been based on scientific principles.
The benefits associated with situational awareness are significant with an increase in safety, task, team and organizational performance as the most important outcomes. We have a look how you can use situational awareness as a management tool in the private and public sector.
Team conflicts are common occurrences that are difficult to manage. In this CQ Dossier, we ask where team conflicts come from, how they can be managed sustainably, and whether they can be beneficial for teams.
Job performance (sometimes also called work performance) is a widely used tool in management, however organizations rarely address what it really is, which dimensions it includes, and in which areas of work it becomes important.
This CQ Dossier focuses on agile leadership, the principles underpinning it, and ways to implement agile leadership in practice. Learn how agility leadership ties into organizational practice relating to leadership, teamwork, processes and strategic tools and how to implement it for your benefit.
Team Mental Models is a team level phenomenon that derives from team member's cognition and has a positive impact on team performance. This CQ Dossier introduces the Team Mental Model concept, reviews the body of evidence supporting the Team Mental Model - team performance relationship.
Creativity and innovative problem-solving must be cultivated within an organization. While productive, useful idea-generation does require a degree of structure, and even deadlines, a truly innovative organization provides its employees with room to explore, pursue novel approaches, and even fail (Ciit, 2016).
In this CQ Dossier we focus on how to implement an effective safety policy. We draw on safety research to propose a series of recommendations on how to implement such a policy. The dossier describes the key elements of an effective safety policy and then describes how best to implement these characteristics to create an effective safety climate for the organization.