Category «Management»

What Leadership Styles and Characteristics Do Industry Partners Need to Exhibit to Produce Positive Outcomes from Collaborative Projects that Include Government and University Partners?

This is a Rapid Evidence Assessment focused on the identification of leadership styles and traits that enable industry partners to optimize their support on collaborative research projects. While there is considerable research on collaboration, there is a gap related to the leadership contributions that industry partners bring to team science projects.

The Impact of War on U.S. Army Leader Self-Development Domain in the Early 21st Century

The past 19 years of war have impacted the U.S. Army in countless ways. One is arguably on its most precious capability—its officer leaders. As the Army rose to war-related challenges, it did so at leader-development costs. Little time, focus, and a battle environment left developing others and oneself low on the list of priorities.

Predictors of Economic Outlook in Stability Operations

Despite the high cost and high frequency of failure in expatriate assignments, the potential value and U.S. participation in stabilization efforts create conditions for locally legitimate authorities to manage conflict and prevent violence. Stability functions conducted by the U.S. government include security, foreign humanitarian assistance, economic stabilization and infrastructure, the rule of law, and governance.

Methods of Assessing Intercultural Competence for International Assignments:  A Systematic Review of Reviews

Despite the high cost and high frequency of failure in expatriate assignments, the potential value and opportunity gained by sending employees overseas is driving the number of business expatriates skyward. One way organizations can significantly mitigate risk is by assessing and selecting candidates for intercultural competence. Intercultural competence has affective, cognitive, and conative aspects.

How can Organizations Effectively use Performance Appraisal Systems and Competent Evaluator to Retain Knowledge Workers? A Systematic Review of the Literature

Organizations can improve the retention of knowledge workers by identifying them, segmenting them, and strategically deploying suitable performance appraisal systems. Using competent raters can improve positive reaction to appraisal outcomes and potentially mitigate intention to quit.