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Measuring Humility and Its Positive Effects

Research on the construct of humility has lagged because of disputes regarding definition and measurement. ... More>

Compassion & Business Conference

The Compassion & Business Conference will be held Tuesday, Tuesday, April 30, 2013 from 8:00am to 4:00pm at Stanford University. For more information visit More>

Is it actually less stressful to be in charge?

Good Versus Effective Leadership

Influence in Times of Crisis: How Do Men and Women Evaluate Precarious Leadership Positions?

We’ve all heard of the “glass ceiling” but the recent economic crisis has illuminated another workplace phenomenon: the “glass cliff.” Women seem to be overrepresented in precarious leadership positions at organizations going through crisis. Evidence is growing that more feminine leadership traits, such as being understanding and tactful, are believed to be desirable under such circumstances, causing people to make a “think crisis – think female” association. ... More>