Monthly Archives: March 2018

Leadership and the Role of Followers

Select any OB textbook from your shelf and read the chapter(s) on leadership. You will quickly notice that the leadership research that is presented in these chapters is essentially leader-centred research. This admittedly is not a new insight. Much of … Continue reading

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Isolated, unprotected and scared to speak out

In case you are able to engage your students into reading longer texts, I would like to recommend the following one that I found in the “Guardian online” today: How the most vulnerable workers are targeted for sexual abuse In … Continue reading

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So what are emotions and how do we feel and talk about them?

Tiffany Watt Smith introduces us to the social nature of our way to experience emotions. She challenges the existence of a set of basic and universal emotions and, at least a bit, the commodification of emotions in our time and … Continue reading

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