“While people may lament the proliferation of red tape, in the next breath, many complain that ‘There
ought to be a rule’; they grumble about hierarchy, but in the next breath ask, ‘Who’s
in charge around here?’” AOM scholars point out.
Employees don’t always get to implement their own ideas. Yet ideas that get handed off to others often
lose their creative spark because the implementers don’t fully embrace the projects as their own,
especially when handoffs occur late in the game, according to an
Academy of Management Journal article.
AOM scholars discover that when a supervisor and subordinate pair both had disabilities, or when neither had
disabilities, their relationships were fine. But when a supervisor had a disability and the subordinate
did not, or vice versa, they reported poorer relationships.
Earth Day events on April 22 will be celebrated around the world. This year’s theme is #InvestInOurPlanet. Companies that “develop strong environment social governance (ESG) standards have better profitability, stronger financials, happier employees, and more resilient stock performance,” according to EarthDay.org. Here is a sample of findings by AOM scholars related to climate change: