Diane Bergeron writes about the plight of the ‘organizational wife’ and how helping can be a doubled-edged sword.
David Altman and Samir Mehta offer a fresh perspective on leadership and why you should act like a leader –​​​​​​​ whether or not it’s part of your job description.
Jean Leslie and John Fleenor co-author 4 Decades of Benchmarks® Research, a summary of over 145 studies on a wide range of topics related to 360 assessment and leadership development.
Over 23,000 leaders describe the changes they will make based on their leadership development experience. Changes include providing feedback, improved communication & listening skills, better direction alignment commitment, and more focus on managing relationships.
CCL Researcher Diane Bergeron interviewed about Equal Pay Day to highlight workplace wage discrepancies.
In a keynote and facilitated experiential, CCL Researcher Marcia A. Dawkins shared a leadership model based on fortitude and her own experiences as a leader and strategic communication scholar.
In a keynote and podcast, CCL Researcher Marcia A. Dawkins shared a new leadership model based on sincerity and her own experiences as a leader and strategic communication scholar.
CCL researcher Marcia A. Dawkins combined meaningful experientials with leading-edge research to inform leaders of 2023’s top leadership trends.
The conversation is an initiative of the Black Professionals ERG and is designed to be useful for both Black professionals and organizations interested in better understanding the multi-faceted challenge of resilience and well-being for Black professionals at their organizations.
Three studies of 8000+ U.S. students suggests that motivational payoff does not lead to equivalent academic achievement for White, Black, Latinx, and Indigenous students.
CCL senior data scientist Sirish Shrestha was invited to attend an evening discussion with industry leaders to discuss the latest issues in AI and data science.
CCL Chief Research and Innovation Officer, Dave Altman, joins ILA Board.
In this post, David Altman shares how incrementalism theory by applying small changes in processes, technology, or resources can result in big changes.
CCL Researcher Diane Bergeron’s article discussing sex-biased measurement scales selected for SAGE Perspectives blog.
The International Leadership Association and the Center for Creative Leadership are pleased to co-sponsor the annual Kenneth E. Clark Student Research Award to recognize outstanding unpublished papers by undergraduate and graduate students.
Stephanie Wormington is featured in a publication of the most productive early career scholars in educational psychology.
Among the topics discussed were gendered social roles, bias in organizational processes, women’s heavier caretaking burden (at work and at home), the myth of meritocracy, and actions steps for both individuals and managers.
CCL Researcher Diane Bergeron discusses how workplaces can better support bereaved employees and explains how the empathy-efficiency paradox can make bereavement difficult for grieving employees, managers and coworkers.
Working from home is now a part of many of our routines. Do these home working environments help close or widen socioeconomic inequalities? New research from CCL provides some intriguing findings.
Sometimes employees experience mixed feelings about whether they should go above and beyond their role and help out at work. This paper explores four ways employees respond to this ambivalence.
Research Insights Papers
Data from 43,393 leaders indicate that the future of work has arrived, bringing challenges such as remote work isolation, leadership burnout, and the need to do more with less while engaging employees.
Learn about several widely held myths regarding teamwork as well as a framework for moving beyond such misperceptions towards a clearer understanding of effective teams.
This paper presents a pathway for how leadership development can lead to larger scale impact. We include impact examples and provide a typology of stories for communicating complex impact pathways.
Uncover some of the mechanisms through which leadership development might contribute to invigorating organizations’ talent attraction and retention efforts.
Learn how organizations made sense of EDI in the wake of George Floyd’s murder and how leaders handle risks of moving from cosmetic diversity to inclusive conversation and committed action.
Learn how challenging the assumption that team members experience similar levels of psychological safety can improve our understanding of team effectiveness.
Leverage evidence-based practices to accelerate leader development at scale and unlock the collective potential of your workforce.
Learn how to make sense of the crises leaders and workers are experiencing as the COVID-19 pandemic stretches on.
How do the conversations you have with yourself influence how you lead?
New research helps leaders and organizations better understand the impact that the COVID-19 pandemic has had on the workplace.
Are you interested in building resilience or know of leaders who might be? Learn how in this Research Insights paper.
This paper introduces CCL’s framework for measuring and maximizing the impact of leadership development. The framework includes the type of impact that can be expected and measured as well as key factors that influence impact.
In observance of Mental Health Awareness Month in the United States, this blog offers do’s and don’ts for managing mental health in the workplace.
In this blog, we couple Martin Schneider, CCL’s CEO, experience as a hockey player and professional skating coach with data-driven insights from professional hockey to highlight three lessons for today’s leaders.
All learning and personal growth requires time and experience, which means leaders, like athletes, need opportunities to practice and expand on their new skills once they return from “camp”.
With this year’s World Cup tournament fast approaching, I discuss how soccer teams can succumb to the “too much talent effect” and what that means for team development (and this year’s competitors).
image of 4 people riding a tandem bicycle with the leader pointing the way
Leading teams can be challenging. In this blog, learn about the questions CCL clients are asking about their teams and the answers our expert is providing.
If you are trying to measure something, it is critically important to think about how you will use those measures.
We often use measurement scales in survey research without knowing how they were developed. Because of this, we may either be missing important data, or we may be drawing inaccurate conclusions.
A case study on an in-depth analysis of corporate messages and motives on the Supreme Court’s landmark decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, overturning Roe v. Wade.
Star employees can often be an asset or a liability within teams. Learn how to get the most out of these exceptional contributors and ensure they make the team more effective.
This post explores the day-to-day life of decision-makers in organizations and the opportunities they have to lead with an equity-based mindset.
Assessment is often the starting point on the journey to becoming a more effective team. In this article, I discuss how a “benchmarking” perspective can yield powerful insights for teams.
In this final blog of the Impact Series, I provide a few final reflections on the blogs posted over the past 16 months.
Have you ever completed a survey at the end of a program and wondered if anyone was really going to look at it? We present our 7-step approach to leveraging web-based text-analysis for evaluative purposes.
How important is it to view yourself as a leader? In this post, we explore how leader identity develops over time, and what factors might support or hinder its development.
Incidents of gun violence are on a rising trajectory and for many Americans, gun violence is part of their everyday lives. Leaders have a critical part to play in keeping employees and communities safe.
Understanding what organizations are saying and doing is necessary for effective leadership. Corporate statements are a starting point for EDI commitments and a baseline for measuring progress.
In this article in the Impact Blog Series we share insights about Latin American women’s development needs and challenges in STEM fields. Tailoring development programs to specific populations can result in better impact.
This article in the Impact Blog Series highlights how behavior change stemming from a leadership development intervention can be used to demonstrate ROI.
As part of our Impact Blog Series, we share research highlights about the impact of the Carol Emmott Fellowship on the powerful networks developed by women leaders in healthcare.
As part of the Impact Blog Series, this post shares some initial findings that indicate that leaders are able to have meaningful connections with one another while participating in virtual leadership development sessions.