Highlights – August 2016

In order to improve a firm’s performance, Chief executive officers (CEOs) should have a different leadership style from the norm in the organization’s culture.  The findings, published recently in The Journal of Applied Psychology, are based on data collected from 119 CEOs and 337 top management team members in 119 organizations in the U.S. software and hardware industries.

The researchers found CEOs who adopt a leadership style similar to that of the organization’s cultural norms have a negative impact on firm performance.  I.....

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