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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.

How Does Organizational Culture Influence the Adoption of Research Evidence by Management Practitioners?

Using the best available evidence from multiple sources can lead to more effective management practice. However, management practitioners often make decisions based on limited evidence, mostly from personal experience and judgment. Values, beliefs, and practices may conflict with a manager’s ability to use research evidence in practice.

Case Study: A Workplace Wellness Policy and HIV/AIDS Policy for Zambia’s Ministry of Tourism and Arts

The Ministry of Tourism and Arts (2018) identified an overall goal of utilizing Zambia’s natural and cultural resources as a tourism driver to increase economic growth for the country. However, the industry has experienced problems with attrition, productivity, and high mortality rates of wildlife police officers (WPOs) which negatively affects the ability to protect the …

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.

How Does a Member’s Perception of Value Influence Their Decision to Join a Professional Organization?

A professional organization can increase their paying membership by providing items and activities of value to their members. The items and activities most desired from professional organizations include knowledge sharing, opportunities for collaboration, expanding professional networks, and the availability of collaboration spaces.