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The Leadership Quarterly

The bad boss takes it all: How abusive supervision and leader–member exchange interact to influence employee silence

Abusive supervision is a dysfunctional leadership behavior that adversely affects its targets and the organization as a whole. Drawing on conservation of resources (COR) theory, the present research expands our knowledge on its destructive impact....

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Webinar: Coaching Noxious Leaders and Their Followers with Carol Kauffman, PhD

Institute of Coaching's Founder, Carol Kauffman, PhD, presents the webinar "Noxious Leaders and Thier Followers."  Highlights of the webinar include:...

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Snakes in Suits: When Psychopaths Go to Work

Snakes in Suits is a compelling, frightening, and scientifically sound look at exactly how psychopaths work in the corporate environment: what kind of companies attract them, how they negotiate the hiring process, and how they function day by day....

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2014 November / December Coaching Report

This month our webinar, research update and book reviews are about the darker side of leadership and a reverse focus look at Positive Psychology. Our webinar looks at issues in coaching noxious leaders from both sides of the desk. Why can one person’s toxic boss be another’s inspiration?...

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The depleted leader: The influence of leaders' diminished psychological resources on leadership behaviors

While much is understood about the outcomes of different leadership styles less is known about the antecedents of leadership particularly with regards to how leaders' own psychological well-being impacts leadership behaviors....

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Abusive supervision and the entitled employee

We present two studies that examine the effects of psychological entitlement on employees' ratings of abusive supervision and their behavioral reactions to these perceptions. Study 1 indicated that entitlement was positively associated with ratings of abusive supervision....

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Subordinate social adaptability and the consequences of abusive supervision perceptions in two samples

The present investigation examined social adaptability as a moderator of the relationships between perceptions of abusive supervision and several work outcomes....

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Evidence for a curvilinear relationship between abusive supervision and creativity in South Korea

Applying activation theory this study examined the possibility of a curvilinear relationship between abusive supervision and employee creativity. Using survey responses of 203...

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A model of injustice abusive supervision and negative affect

In this study we test a model of workplace interactional injustice abusive supervision and subordinate outcomes (work–family conflict and job performance) using affect to explain behavior....

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How bad are the effects of bad leaders? A meta-analysis of destructive leadership and its outcomes

While the focus on constructive leadership still dominates leadership research an increasing number of studies investigate different forms of destructive leadership. This meta-analysis integrates different conceptualizations of destructive leadership and analyzes the relationship between destructive leadership and outcome variables....

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