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In this episode, Christine Porath talks about what happens when people are incivil at work. She highlights research that shows negative effects of incivility on creativity, performance, and leadership. Many leaders aren’t even aware when they a
Marcus Butts talks about what happens when employees receive emails or texts from work after they have left work for the day. Surprisingly, he and his co-researchers find that certain kinds of nonwork time electronic communications actually mak
 Mike interviews Roy Chua about how cultural tightness and cultural distance affect creativity. In a study of hundreds of contests on an international crowdsourcing platform, Roy and his colleagues looked at who entered and won these creative
In this podcast, Mike interviews Jenny Hoobler about why the glass ceiling effect still persists for executive women. Jenny talks about the results of her study that show that managers tend to perceive women as having lower levels of fit with t
Mike interviews Brad Kirkman about his research on how culture affects leadership. Brad discusses how the cultural value of power distance affects how followers respond to leaders. When followers espouse low power distance values, transformatio
Mike interviews Stuart Bunderson about his research on work as a calling. Drawing on rich philosophical and theological traditions, Stuart talks about how calling changes the way people think about their occupations. Using an unusual sample of
Morela interviews Sabrina Deutsch Salamon about her research on trust and the advantageous effects that nurturing manager trust in employees may have on organizational performance. Sabrina proposes that employees who feel trusted by their manag
Morela Hernandez interviews Joshua Margolis and Andy Molinsky about a study they recently conducted that examined how individuals performing “necessary evils” respond to the reality of causing harm to others and how different response styles to
Mike interviews Christina Maslach of the University of California-Berkeley about her research on employee burnout. Her most recent study found that employees who show one of the symptoms of burnout will likely show full-blown burnout a year lat
Mike interviews Sabine Sonnentag from Universität Konstanz in Germany about a study she recently conducted on how people recover from work Sabine Sonnentag discusses how disengaging from work in the evening affects people’s moods.in the evening
Mike interviews Chris Barnes of Michigan State University about an experiment he and his colleagues conducted that looked at helping in teams. They find that providing back up help for team members sometimes harms both short-term and long-term
Mike interviews Amir Erez of the University of Florida regarding two studies he recently performed examining how charismatic leaders influence their followers through emotional contagion. He and his colleagues found that although charismatic le
Morela interviews Derek Avery about a study on discrimination he conducted using national Gallup polling data. Derek talks about how two types of dissimilarity” prototypical dissimilarity and demographic dissimilarity” lead to different percept
Morela interviews Scott DeRue about a study he and his team recently conducted that examined how different structural approaches to downsizing affect team adaptation. Testing three approaches where either a junior team member or the team leader
Mike interviews Niro Sivanathan about a study he and his colleagues recently conducted on the phenomenon of escalation of commitment, where people invest additional resources in failing projects. He talks about how escalation often occurs when
Mike interviews Terri Scandura regarding her body of research on mentoring at work. She discusses the relationship between mentoring and leadership, the effects of gender on mentoring relationships, and how dysfunctional mentoring relationships
Morela interviews Subra Tangirala about research he and Ranga Ramanujam did on the managerial and organizational implications of employee silence. They propose that managers can prevent employee silence by creating a procedurally fair climate w
Mike interviews Todd Rogers about a series of laboratory experiments he and co-author Max Bazerman performed on the future lock-in effect. They found that people are more likely to choose what they think they should when the decision will be im
Mike interviews Adam Grant about a series of field experiments he performed on task significance” the sense that one’s job has a positive impact on the wellbeing of other people. Adam found that increasing task significance dramatically improve
Morela interviews Batia Wiesenfeld about her research on justice and the counterintuitive effects a person’s self-esteem may have of the perception of fairness. Batia proposes that managers should take a customized approach to dealing with fair
Mike interviews Joel Brockner about a 20+ year stream of research on procedural fairness. Joel summarizes numerous studies that showed how the fairness of an organization’s policies and procedures for making and communicating decisions is one o
Mike interviews Brent Scott about a paper he recently published in the Journal of Applied Psychology with co-authors Jason Colquitt and Cindy Zapata-Phelan. They found that employees who were rated as more charismatic by their managers received
Mike interviews Jay Carson about a study he recently published in the Academy of Management Journal with co-authors Paul Tesluk and Jennifer Marrone. They found that coaching by an external leader was a critical factor in the emergence of share
Morela interviews Oana Branzei about a study she and her colleagues recently conducted that examined how trust develops and breaks in cross-cultural business relationships. Utilizing a sample of Canadian and Japanese students, they examined whi
Mike interviews Tanya Menon about a series of studies she and Leigh Thompson conducted that examine people’s perceptions of interpersonal threat. They introduce the phenomenon of threat immunity, where people believe that they are more threaten
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