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The Leadership Quarterly

Two faces of empowering leadership: Enabling and burdening

Despite prior work primarily focused on positive outcomes resulting from empowering leadership, scant research in this realm has questioned and examined whether, in all cases, more empowering leadership is actually associated with more desirable outcomes....

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Leader selection and leadership outcomes: Height and age in a sporting model

There is emerging interest in drawing insights from evolutionary biology to understand the nature of human leadership as a position within a social system. This perspective assumes that natural selection favors individuals who recognize leadership qualities that will benefit both leaders and followers....

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Shared temporal cognitions as substitute for temporal leadership: An analysis of their effects on temporal conflict and team performance

Due to changing organizational demands, team leaders increasingly need to engage in temporal leadership behaviors in order to coordinate team members' efforts, avoid time related conflicts and ensure that teams perform well. Simultaneously, temporal conflicts and team performance are impacted by team members' shared temporal cognitions....

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Do we want a fighter? The influence of group status and the stability of intergroup relations on leader prototypicality and endorsement

Based on the idea that leadership is a group process, we propose that followers' endorsement of a leader depends on particular leadership strategies being perceived to be best suited for maintaining or advancing group identity in the context of prevailing intergroup relations....

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Leaders' responses to creative deviance: Differential effects on subsequent creative deviance and creative performance

Leaders routinely reject employees' new ideas, and some employees violate leaders' instructions in order to keep their rejected ideas alive. These incidents of creative deviance are usually examined in terms of the personal characteristics of employees and the structural properties of the work context....

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Is modesty a subdomain of humility?

Although many scholars have sharply distinguished humility from modesty, several research teams recently conceptualized modesty as a subdomain of humility. In the present study, we compare these competing conceptualizations using confirmatory factor analyses. In Study 1, a model with general humility (i.e....

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A moderated mediation analysis of children’s physical activity enjoyment

Grounded in expectancy value theory (EVT), a moderated mediation model predicting children’s physical activity (PA) enjoyment was tested. Ability beliefs and subjective task value were initially investigated as mediating the relationship between social support from friends and PA enjoyment....

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Examining how aspects of vocational privilege relate to living a calling

The current study examined how aspects of vocational privilege directly – and indirectly via work meaning and career commitment – related to living a calling....

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Positive psychology in context: Effects of expressing gratitude in ongoing relationships depend on perceptions of enactor responsiveness

Recent correlational evidence implicates gratitude in personal and relational growth, for both members of ongoing relationships. From these observations, it would be tempting to prescribe interpersonal gratitude exercises to improve relationships....

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Defining the ‘positive’ in positive psychology: Part II. A normative analysis

Positive psychology has made a remarkable impact on psychological research and practice in recent years. Significant further work is needed, however, to clarify its core concepts. In a two-part project, the author presents the first systematic analysis of the most basic concept in positive psychology: the ‘positive’....

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