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Moral anger as a dilemma? An investigation on how leader moral anger influences follower trust

Leaders' expression of moral anger is considered important in curbing unethical behaviors and maintaining an ethical environment in organizations, but how it affects follower trust in leaders is unknown. The present research examines how leader anger expression in response to moral transgressions influences follower trust....

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Too many cooks in the kitchen: The effects of dominance incompatibility on relationship conflict and subsequent abusive supervision

Across two studies, we explore the configurational effects of leader and follower dominance on dyadic relationship conflict and subsequent abusive supervision....

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Cognitive shifts within leader and follower teams: Where consensus develops in mental models during an organizational crisis

This empirical study investigates cognitive shifts in both leader and follower teams when developing consensus or agreement in how to resolve a slowly emerging organizational crisis over time. The cognitive maps of leaders and followers are analyzed in team settings to explain where consensus is formed....

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Jack of all, master of all? CEO generalist experience and firm performance

Although more generalist CEOs command a significant pay premium and are known for initiating a variety of strategic changes, whether their sought-after experience is associated with higher firm performance remains unexplored....

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From classroom to conscription. Leadership emergence in childhood and early adulthood

Research on leadership emergence has mainly focused on adulthood and relied on retrospective accounts of childhood factors. Based on a prospective cohort study of 7719 boys born in 1953, of which 5928 were later drafted, we explored individual differences in leadership emergence in childhood and early adulthood....

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The glass cliff myth? – Evidence from Germany and the U.K.

This study analyzes the “glass cliff” phenomenon using performance data from 233 large listed firms in Germany and the United Kingdom collected from 2005 to 2015. We examine these firms' accounting and stock market performance trends prior to the appointments of new board members and the short-term stock market reaction to these appointments....

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From problems to progress: A dialogue on prevailing issues in leadership research

This paper presents a dialogue between two scholars who have come to contribute to the leadership literature rather late in their careers and, as such, embody a combined insider/outsider perspective....

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Supervisor-subordinate proactive personality congruence and psychological safety: A signaling theory approach to employee voice behavior

Building on person-supervisor fit and signaling theory, this study explores the joint effects (i.e., congruence) of supervisor and subordinate proactive personality on subordinate voice behavior through subordinate perceived psychological safety. We examined our hypotheses using cross-level polynomial regressions and response surface analyses....

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Positive and negative emotional tone convergence: An empirical examination of associations with leader and follower LMX

Despite a growing importance and understanding of emotions and affective processes in leadership, the specific role of positive and negative emotional tone in leader follower relationships, as perceived by both parties to the relationship, is less well understood....

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Finding the right fuel for the analytical engine: Expanding the leader trait paradigm through machine learning?

Using self-report personality data and 360-degree performance evaluations of 973 managers across various contexts, we investigated the leader trait paradigm using a range of machine learning methods....

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