This CQ Dossier discusses the trait-based approach to leadership and reviews those personality traits that distinguish effective from ineffective leaders. The dossier also identifies key skills or competencies that are related to leader effectiveness and can be used by organizations for selection, promotion, and training.
This CQ Dossier examines the benefits of humility within the workplace. Most research on human behavior in the workplace has focused on the more popular personality traits such as the Five Factor Model of personality.
In a world that is driven by growth and progress, human performance is one of the key concepts we all rely on. Having a good understanding of the concept of human performance, its components and how...
Within the organizational science literature, it is well understood that organizations that treat their employees well tend to be more effective. Organizational justice has been linked to job performance at the individual, team, and organizational level, including both task and contextual performance. In this CQ Dossier we have a look at the foundation of organizational justice.
Soft skills also called people or management skills get increasingly important in our 21st knowledge economy. In contrast to many hard skills, management skills cannot be substituted by technologies...
This CQ Dossier describes the qualities of transformational leaders and how they gain commitment to their vision and the mission of the organization. The paper draws on the main theories of transformational leadership to present the key behaviors that distinguish transformational leaders from transactional leaders.
Leadership skills are somehow seen as magic skills only relevant for a executives, senior managers and CEOs. We argue that this understanding of leadership is outdated and that leadership skills are...
This CQ Dossier will review the existing psychological research on how innovation and innovative thinking is defined, its relation to creativity, and how it impacts success in an organizational context.
This CQ Dossier focuses on effective performance management and how organizations can initiate an effective performance management system (EPMS) that allows both managers and employees to strive for excellence.
In most professional settings, doing innovative, meaningful work requires effective collaboration with a team. This CQ Dossier provides an overview of evidence-based practices to form innovative groups.