Psychology of Time – The Impact on Your Orientation

CO2

Zimbardo’s current research on the psychology of Time Perspective focuses on the ways in which individuals develop temporal orientations that parcel the flow of personal experience into the mental categories, or time zones, of Past, Present, and Future, and also a Transcendental Future (beliefs about a future life after one’s death). His book Just Ask Leadership - Why Great Managers Always Ask The Right Questions (McGraw Hill 2009).

Candidate Management During a Crisis

N2Growth Blog

I am no stranger to the challenges of candidate management during a crisis. Consider the following recommendations for effective candidate management during a crisis: Empathize: In a situation like this, it is human nature to think about one’s own health, safety, career, and expenses first. The first step to great candidate management is thinking about what he/she is going through psychologically and emotionally at any point in the interview process.

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Three Stops On The Search For Meaning

Lead Change Blog

Ever wonder why this small book about a psychotherapy model is so popular with leaders, managers, and others who deal with normal people, rather than with those who suffer psychologically? Frankl hit on this theme long before Philip Zimbardo divided his test subjects into guards and prisoners and discovered how easily we fall into our roles. I wish Viktor Frankl had been my uncle or even next-door neighbor.

Can We Reverse The Stanford Prison Experiment?

Harvard Business Review

When I met for lunch with Dr. Phil Zimbardo , the former president of the American Psychological Association, I knew him primarily as the mastermind behind The Stanford Prison Experiment. In the summer of 1971, Zimbardo took healthy Stanford students, gave them roles as either guards or inmates, and placed them in a makeshift prison in the basement of Stanford University. I asked Zimbardo, "Can you reverse the Stanford Prison Experiment?".

Maintaining Physical, Social and Mental Fitness for Peak Performance

Harvard Business Review

According to psychologist Philip Zimbardo and colleagues, social fitness refers to an individual's ability to speak and act on ones values in the face of situational pressure. Zimbardo and colleagues run the Heroic Imagination Project (HIP) and provides additional insights on the topic of building social fitness. Health Leadership Managing yourself HIPWhatever we give energy to, we give life to.

Ethics for Technologists (and Facebook)

Harvard Business Review

The ongoing explosion of technologically-enabled business opportunities inherently expand the ethical dilemmas, quandaries and trade-offs managements will confront. Everyone online can—if they want to make the effort—become an amateur Asch , Skinner , Zimbardo , Pavlov , Ariely , Kahneman and/or Vernon Smith. I recently finished writing a book about business experimentation and its future. In retrospect, if I had to write it again, I’d include a section or chapter on ethics.