Academy of Management Journal

Linking Empowering Leadership and Employee Creativity

May 16, 2017

In this article for the Academy of Management Journal, Xiaomeng Zhang1 and Kathryn M. Bartol discuss the influence of psychological empowerment, intrinsic motivation, and creative process engagement. To check out the complete article, check out others, and sign up for…

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The history of employee engagement

August 9, 2016

Here is a brief excerpt from an article by David Zinger for Halogen Software’s TalentSpace blog. To read the complete article, check out others, learn more about the firm, and sign up for email alerts, please click here. When did…

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Elements of a Good Story

January 25, 2015

In Act Like a Leader, Think Like a Leader, Hermina Ibarra explains that all great stories, from Antigone to Casablanca to Star Wars, derive their power from a beginning-middle-end end story structure and these other basic characteristics: A protagonist: The…

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Employee Engagement in Theory and Practice: A book review by Bob Morris

May 18, 2014

Employee Engagement in Theory and Practice Catherine Truss, Rick Delbridge, Kerstin Alfes, Amanda Shantz, and Emma Sloane, Co-Editors Routledge /Taylor & French Group (2014) Diverse perspectives on employee engagement and the practical implications of emerging engagement theories What we have…

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Rita Gunther McGrath, Part 1: An Interview by Bob Morris

February 26, 2014

Rita Gunther McGrath, a Professor at Columbia Business School, is regarded as one of the world’s top experts on strategy and innovation with particular emphasis on developing sound strategy in uncertain and volatile environments. Her ideas are widely used by…

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Teresa Amabile: Profile of a cutting edge thought leader

August 16, 2011

Long before almost anyone else, Teresa Amabile began to think about and write about creativity and innovation in business. Perhaps only her associates at Stanford, Michael Ray and Rochelle Myers, staked an earlier claim as pioneers in what has since…

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