Field Configuring Events is a new concept from organizational science that provides valuable insights into how change happens on a micro-level. It emphasizes the role of change events such as meetings, projects, workshop and conferences play in driving change.
This CQ Dossier summarizes the existing evidence about the financial, social, psychological, and operational aspects of organizational performance to arrive at a comprehensive definition and introduce interventions how to improve it.
One approach to stimulating change is through motivational interviewing. The practice of motivational interviewing is well-established in the field of counseling yet is also relevant to those seeking to foster change.
Innovation potential is the ability of a person to think in a unique and boundary breaking way. More than just creativity, innovation potential speaks to an individual’s capacity to generate novel and useful ideas that can inspire others and produce growth.
Complexity leadership theory allows you for an understanding of how successful organizations thrive in turbulent times. It puts an emphasis on the whole system of an organization including its social interactions and the specific context.
The terms change agents, change champion or change catalyst have become an integral part of jargon in almost any type of organization. We provides practical tips on how to best utilize change agents, their benefits and limitations.
This CQ Dossier will define and describe adaptability and adaptive performance. We will describe why it is important for individuals and organizations to foster adaptability and how to implement it in practice.
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.
There is a vast amount of research about which leadership skills drive leadership performance. In this CQ Dossier we introduce the concept of leadership skills, different leadership skill models, and the benefits associated with a skill-based approach.
This CQ Dossier focuses on how organizations can effectively provide feedback to teams. Within performance appraisal research, attention has been paid on how best to provide feedback to individuals. It is less clear how to provide feedback to teams to help them be effective and efficient.
Having a basic understanding of what a strategy is and how to develop one is an important asset for every professional. In this CQ Dossier we provide you with an introduction on how strategies work and how you can develop one.
Over the last thirty years, the psychological contract between employer and employee has changed because of globalization and major advances in technology. This CQ Dossier focuses on the concept of psychological contracts and raises several important questions such as what is a psychological contract and how does it work?
Lean management is a philosophy with a proven track record of improving efficieny and performance in organizations. In this CQ Dossier, we have a look at the foundation of lean management, the principles behind it and and its benefits.
Changes in technology and the workplace have resulted in an increase in virtual teams. These teams may seem similar to regular, offline teams - but they require a nuanced set of skills and a deep understanding to be managed successfully. In fact, this is a key skill relevant for the 21st century knowledge economy. This CQ Dossier describes how leaders can effectively manage virtual teams and introduces a fresh set of skills to facilitate virtual team effectiveness. The dossier draws on research and theory on leadership style and virtual teams.