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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.
In attempting to balance leadership gender gaps, organizations often take a ‘fix the female’ approach instead of making systemic changes. CCL Researcher Diane Bergeron weighs in with some solutions.
The conference brings together parents and families to remember and celebrate the lives of loved ones gone too soon. Education, encouragement, and hope are goals of the gathering.
When research measures are developed on one type of population (e.g., American white males), bias can get ‘baked in’ to research results and lead to flawed conclusions.
How can all employees, not just those at the top contribute to lasting culture change? This article provides research evidence, real-life examples, and concrete action steps for creating an inclusive culture.
Watch kids display leadership as they work together to build a bridge for their playground.
Encourage leaders in your organization to approach decision-making in a way that allows them to both do well financially and positively impact their employees and communities.
John Fleenor and Phillip Braddy are recipients of the Hogan Award for Personality and Work Performance, which was presented at SIOP on April 28.
Resilience That Works: Eight Practices for Leadership and Life offers a sustainable alternative to burnout: eight resilience practices to keep you healthy, focused, and functioning effectively long before crisis arises.
The book includes a variety of perspectives on the dark side, including dysfunctional personality characteristics, counterproductive behaviors, followers’ characteristics, and the situations that support the rise of bad leadership.
This year’s annual conference of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP) will be held April 27-30, 2022 in Seattle, Washington.
The conference brings together current and future data scientists in the Carolinas. Its aim is to support women in the field by providing training, networking, and mentoring opportunities
What do young leaders really value? In this article, learn more about what matters most to emerging leaders and how to align recruitment and employee support practices to these values. This work is based on insights from more than 24,000 18-30-year-olds across 63 countries.
How can researchers account for bias in their data sets? In this case study, read more about how CCL researchers partnered with SymphonyAI to examine bias in understanding key leadership challenges.
Help your emerging leaders navigate the unique challenge of leading efficient, productive and engaged teams with limited or no face-to-face interaction.
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.
What does it take to nurture a culture of doing good to do well? The collective wisdom of 20 C-suite and board leaders across Asia offer guidance in this paper.
How could societies benefit if young people felt included, supported, and engaged in leadership roles? More than 13,500 young people across 51 ASEM countries share their experiences and future recommendations.
CCLs Evaluation services, innovative methodologies, impact analytics, and Impact Blog Series leads the way.
This paper leverages natural language processing to generate a classification system of leader challenges and examines whether the challenges covary with leader characteristics.
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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.
Research Blog
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.
This post explores 5 key insights into how the pandemic and its associated significant disruptions and stressors have impacted leaders and organizations via data analysis of nearly 300 leaders.
This article in the Impact Blog Series highlights three steps that can be used by OD/LD professionals to identify critical leader skills or competencies for development.
In honor of Women's History Month, this Impact Series Blog looks closely at some of our women’s leadership programs to understand the role that leadership development can play in helping women break the glass ceiling and take on leadership roles.
Confidence is the first step to success. This series of data insights from multiple evaluation and research projects explores confidence as an indicator of leadership development.
This Impact Series blog highlights CCL’s flagship principal leadership program, the Margaret Waddington Institute for School Leadership (Waddington), and its efficacy in reducing principal attrition rates.
This article in the Impact Blog Series highlights three simple steps that can be used by LD professionals to begin their journey towards demonstrating ROI of leadership development initiatives.
In this Impact Blog Series entry, we discuss the impact of post-program coaching on leadership development.
This Impact Blog Series post shares early lessons acquired through intentional listening and learning from participants and how our practice was impacted.