Leadership & Workplace Dynamics

GE’s leadership problem goes beyond its CEO

Knowledge@Wharton

Management professor Tim Hubbard recently participated in a Knowledge@Wharton podcast about General Electric's decision to replace CEO John Flannery.

“I don’t think a lot of the time they disagreed necessarily with the decisions [Flannery made], but once the decisions were made, the pace of change wasn’t keeping up with their expectations,” said Tim Hubbard, management professor at the University of Notre Dame’s Mendoza College of Business, also on the Knowledge@Wharton radio show.

Here's your class assignment: Get involved

Carol Elliott

Chris Stevens' Principles of Management students practice the mission of Mendoza by helping nonprofit organizations, local businesses and other causes. Their current projects include the Logan Center and a 15-year-old victim of the Parkland school shooting.

Flourishing under an abusive boss? You may be a psychopath, study shows

Flourishing under an abusive boss? You may be a psychopath, study shows

Shannon Roddel

When you hear the term “psychopath,” you probably picture Charles Manson or Jeffrey Dahmer. Psychologists, however, define it as a personality trait, and we all fall somewhere along a scale from low to high levels of psychopathy.

In the workplace, employees respond differently to abusive management styles, in part due to their varying levels of psychopathy, according to a new study from the University of Notre Dame.

When Doing Good Ends Badly for CEOs

Fox Business

CEOs of socially responsible companies are 84% more likely to be fired than other CEOs, according to research by Timothy Hubbard, assistant professor of Management & Organization.