Change is an inevitable, all pervasive part of life and organizations need to predict and plan for future changes. People are programmed psychologically to resist change as they prefer status quo and familiar situations, dislike cognitive dissonance, and abhor the unknown. We have a look at change resistance, why it is important and how to overcome it in this CQ Dossier.
There is much to learn about how professionals and organizations can effectively weather the storm during a crisis such as the current Covid-19 pandemic. Organizational resilience and the practices associated with fostering it are key to managing disruption.
Taking a high-quality personality test can have a range of benefits for your professional development. It helps you to prepare for your next job interview, provides you the necessary insights to make...
Managing change is one of the most fundamental skills you need to succeed in an organization. It doesn’t matter whether you work in a private, a public or a non-governmental organization. Every time...
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.
Within organizations, there is inevitably conflict between supervisors and their subordinates and also between team members and peers. However, sometimes there are individuals who are destructive in...
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.