The Warm Glow of Restaurant Checkout Charity: Do You Participate?

It's often seen and experienced that retail stores, restaurants, and supermarkets ask for a donation to the cause of the season when you checkout. How often do you donate and agree to that $1-$5 on the pin pad? If you do donate, do you feel like an avid supporter of both the store you're shopping … Continue reading The Warm Glow of Restaurant Checkout Charity: Do You Participate?

Strategies for coping with rejection in work-related circumstances

Career-related rejection is inevitable, since everyone faces this reality at some point in in his or her life. Your idea for approaching project management could be rejected, you could be passed up on a desired promotion, or you could simply not be offered that dream job you've wanted since high school. In a recent paper … Continue reading Strategies for coping with rejection in work-related circumstances

Emotional Self-Leadership: How Leader Emotion and Self-Leadership Intersect

[We're pleased to welcome Charles Manz of University of Massachusetts, Amherst. Charles recently published an article in Journal of Leadership & Organizational Studies with co-auhtors Jeffrey D. Houghton, Christopher P. Neck, Mel Fugate, and Craig Pearce entitled "Whistle While You Work: Toward a Model of Emotional Self-Leadership". Charles discusses the article:] A primary reason that … Continue reading Emotional Self-Leadership: How Leader Emotion and Self-Leadership Intersect

An Argument for Compassionate Research Methods

[We are pleased to welcome Hans Hansen of Texas Tech University. Hans recently published an article in Organizational Research Methods, entitled "This is Going to Hurt: Compassionate Research Methods" with co-author Christine Quinn Trank of Vanderbilt University.] Compassionate research hopes to make the world a better place by reducing suffering, but it can also provide … Continue reading An Argument for Compassionate Research Methods

The Stress of Cyber Incivility at Work

Cyber bullying has been an emerging issue in recent years, and recent news, like the recent suicide of firefighter Nicole Mittendorff, have brought to light just how pervasive and harmful cyber bullying can be in the workplace. A recent article published in Journal of Management, entitled "Daily Cyber Incivility and Distress: The Moderating Roles of Resources at … Continue reading The Stress of Cyber Incivility at Work

The Positive Collective: The Impact of Positivity on Team Performance

[We're pleased to welcome Nale Lehmann-Willenbrock. Nale recently published an article in Group & Organization Management entitled "Understanding Positivity Within Dynamic Team Interactions: A Statistical Discourse Analysis" with co-authors Ming Ming Chiu, Zhike Lei, and Simone Kauffeld.] What inspired you to be interested in this topic? Positivity has been studied extensively at the individual level, … Continue reading The Positive Collective: The Impact of Positivity on Team Performance

Mindfulness Leads to Positive Outcomes at Work

Mindfulness training can help individuals increase their attention and awareness, but how can this present-centered mindset help in the workplace? The recent article published in Journal of Management entitled, "Contemplating Mindfulness at Work: An Integrative Review" from authors Darren J. Good, Christopher J. Lyddy, Theresa M. Glomb, Joyce E. Bono, Kirk Warren Brown, Michelle K. Duffy, Ruth A. Baer, Judson … Continue reading Mindfulness Leads to Positive Outcomes at Work

Emotion in Family Business and Entrepreneurship

Family business and entrepreneurship are not often studied together, and yet both fields incorporate research on the impact of emotions. Research on emotion not only provides a point of intersection between the two fields, it also creates an opportunity to expand  the application of socio-emotional research across multiple fields, including family business, entrepreneurship, management, and more. In the Family … Continue reading Emotion in Family Business and Entrepreneurship

The Workplace Bully is Not Always a Lone Wolf

[We are pleased to feature a post from the LSE Business Review website, originally posted here, on the Journal of Leadership and Organization article "Alpha and Omega: When Bullies Run in Packs" written by Patricia A. Meglich and Andra Gumbus. You can read the full article free for the next two weeks by clicking here.] … Continue reading The Workplace Bully is Not Always a Lone Wolf

Unequal to the Task: Task Segregation As a Mechanism of Inequality for Women at Work

Gender inequality studies have long focused on identifying the material disparities between men and women in the workforce, including researching the gender wage gap. But gender inequality in the workforce extends beyond differences in earnings and promotional opportunities--women also experience inequality in more subjective forms, such as through task segregation, which ultimately impacts job quality. … Continue reading Unequal to the Task: Task Segregation As a Mechanism of Inequality for Women at Work