Psychological Research Shows How Biased We Are When It Comes To Female Leadership
Whether we like to confront it or not, our culture has shared unconscious biases of what each gender looks like in terms of qualities and abilities and how each gender should or should not behave.
The Fox And The Hedgehog: The Triumphs And Perils Of Going Big
The Greek poet Archilochus wrote, “the fox knows many things, but the hedgehog knows one big thing.” There are many different interpretations of this parable, but psychologist Phil Tetlock sees it as a way of
Why People Dislike Really Smart Leaders
Intelligence makes for better leaders—from undergraduates to executives to presidents—according to multiple studies. It certainly makes sense that handling a market shift or legislative logjam requires cognitive oomph. But new research on leadership suggests that
Dominant Leaders are Bad for Groups. Why Do They Succeed?
Dominant group members tend to view others as either allies or foes as a way of evaluating their usefulness.
Close to you: Research helps teams work well in close quarters
Teamwork and leadership are important on any mission, but when the mission is in orbit around Earth, or a multi-year trip to Mars, personalities and styles are magnified. Marissa Shuffler applies the science of industrial and
Why Introverts Shy Away From Leadership
Introverted people don’t expect to enjoy being in charge — but research suggests these predictions are often wrong.