Is It Time For A Peer-Reviewed Bonus System?


While both companies may have opened up the door to such systems becoming a popularity contest, the idea of distributing bonus power to all employees is a innovative idea for counter-acting our tendency to assess our work and compare it with others. Leadership bonus burkus Coffee & Power compensation equity HCL human resources incentives performance managementIncentive compensation systems often seem just as likely to disappoint employees as to motivate them.

Good Bosses Switch Between Two Leadership Styles

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These two leadership styles, which I and other researchers refer to as dominance and prestige , respectively, reflect two fundamental strategies people use to navigate their way through social and organizational hierarchies. Some leadership situations call for dominance, whereas others call for prestige. Being maximally effective as a leader means being able to diagnose the situation and adopt the leadership approach that works best.


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The Countries with the Boldest Business Leaders

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Our leadership development work with organizations has given us a database of 360-degree assessments from over 75,000 business leaders around the world. In the last couple of years, we’ve heard from multiple Fortune 100 companies that they’re interested in encouraging their leaders to be bolder, so we wanted to look more closely at that type of leadership. We called this the “bold index” — we then compared it to 42 other leadership behaviors.

Are CEOs Overhyped and Overpaid?

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For example, Steve Jobs, Jeff Bezos, and Elon Musk enjoy cult-like status and are widely regarded as modern tycoons of innovation. My focus was on peer-reviewed journal articles (academic papers) that included reliable measures of CEO attributes (e.g., I came up with three major conclusions from this literature review: CEOs Do Matter a Lot. Indeed, the consequences of destructive leadership are well documented, and they are most severe at the top.

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How Physicians Can Keep Up with the Knowledge Explosion in Medicine

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Innovating for Value in Health Care. One service, called UpToDate , employs 6,300 physician authors, editors, and peer reviewers to manually review the most recent medical information to produce synopses for practicing doctors. Imagine an oncologist with more than a decade of practice experience is evaluating a lung cancer patient today. During her training years ago, there would have been a handful of therapy options to consider.

Is Employee Engagement Just a Reflection of Personality?

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In this impressive study which synthesized data from 114 independent surveys of employees, comprising almost 45,000 participants from a wide range of countries — and mostly published academic studies, which met the standards for publication in peer-reviewed journals — the researchers set out to estimate the degree to which people differed in engagement because of their character traits. pbombaert/Getty Images.

How Leaders Can Help Others Influence Them

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We were discussing his firm’s approach to teaching leadership. ” This is a fundamental gap in leadership approaches. We still believe that the essence of leadership is about influencing others to do what we want them to do. The allure of influencing others and the aversion to being influenced by others shows up often in the leadership literature. Our leadership measures and language also illustrate this gap.