May 21, 2019Concerns often not offered or accepted in close employee-manager relationships, study shows
Research has long suggested that strong relationships between managers and employees lead to positive outcomes, including employees feeling safe to speak up and take risks. But new research from the University of Notre Dame shows that employees may not want to sacrifice social capital with their leader by voicing concerns.
December 11, 2018Research: When overconfidence Is an asset, and when it’s a liability
Harvard Business Review published a piece on Nathan Meikle…
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November 8, 2018Series brings nonprofits leaders, top researchers together around program evaluation
The four-part Fall Nonprofit Breakfast Series concluded Oct. 26 with a collaborative discussion of quantitative and qualitative approaches to program evaluation.
October 29, 2018Commentary: Why good businesspeople do bad things
Business ethics professor Joseph Holt reflected on the recent conviction of an Adidas exec and two others on fraud charges in a commentary piece published in the Chicago Tribune.
October 25, 2018Psychopaths may not be as useful in leadership as you think — and women are often punished for dark traits while men are rewarded
Business Insider featured Management & Organization professor Charlice Hurst's research in a roundup of studies about psychopaths in the workplace. Lead author Charlice Hurst, an assistant professor of management in Notre Dame's Mendoza College of Business, said that this is harmful in the long run because it could enable people who are likely to "perpetuate abusive cultures."…
October 19, 2018Notre Dame Stories: Confidence, building
In this episode: Confidence, building. New research from Mendoza College of Business on confidence says nonverbal cues can help people avoid the social penalties of overconfidence. And, a collaboration between Notre Dame’s School of Architecture and the City of South Bend shows how buildings from the past can help plan for the future.…
October 17, 2018Notre Dame’s new one-year graduate business degree focuses on nonprofit leadership
The U.S. nonprofit workforce ranks third in size among the 18 major U.S. industries, behind only retail trade and manufacturing. The sector includes a dynamic array of industries, from health care and education, to social services and the arts. And many economic experts foresee strong job growth in the future, as nonprofit sector sees increasing demand for vital services.…
October 9, 2018GE’s leadership problem goes beyond its CEO
Management professor Tim Hubbard recently participated in a Knowledge@Wharton podcast about General Electric's decision to replace CEO John Flannery.
October 1, 2018GE replaces CEO and investors cheer, despite a profit warning and huge charge
In a MarketWatch story, management professor Tim Hubbard weighed in on General Electric's stock price jump Monday morning following news that GE had ousted John Flannery as CEO and named Larry Culp as his successor.…
September 25, 2018Sidestepping the pitfalls of overconfidence with plausible deniability
Although confidence can serve as both a blessing and a curse, new research from the University of Notre Dame shows how people can reap the rewards without risking the social penalties for overconfidence.