Profiling Employee Time Bandits: Weasels, Mercenaries, Sandbaggers, and Parasites

Nothing is more counterproductive for organizations than when employees use work time to engage in non-task-related activities. That said, time banditry is widespread and sometimes difficult for organizations prevent. A recent article published in Journal of Leadership & Organizational Studies, entitled "Time Banditry and Impression Management Behavior: Prediction and Profiling of Time Bandit Types," authors Meagan … Continue reading Profiling Employee Time Bandits: Weasels, Mercenaries, Sandbaggers, and Parasites

Payal Nangia Sharma on Empowering Leadership Research

[We’re pleased to welcome Payal Nangia Sharma of Rutgers University. Dr. Sharma recently published an article in Group and Organization Management with Bradley L. Kirkman of North Carolina State University entitled "Leveraging Leaders: A Literature Review and Future Lines of Inquiry for Empowering Leadership Research."] What inspired you to be interested in this topic? We … Continue reading Payal Nangia Sharma on Empowering Leadership Research

Why Entrepreneurs Are Less, Not More, Stressed Out

Entrepreneurs aren't the stressed-out workaholics we imagine them to be. In fact, a new study published in the Journal of Management finds that they experience less stress than the average worker. Why? Because they are psychologically better equipped to handle stressful situations:While creating and running new ventures, entrepreneurs are exposed to conditions known to generate … Continue reading Why Entrepreneurs Are Less, Not More, Stressed Out