leadership

Benevolent Leadership Promotes Employee Creativity
LIN, Weipeng | MA, Jingjing | ZHANG, Qi

The success of an organization is largely dependent on the effectiveness of the leadership process, rendering the study of leadership essential. Virtuous leader behavior in form of benevolent leadership, referring to leaders&rsquo ...

Occupational Failures May Limit Your Leadership Capabilities

With the increasing demands for innovation and adaption, organizations need employees not in formal leadership roles to take initiatives and exhibit informal leadership among their peers.  Prior research has focused on &ldquo ...

Firms Innovation Disclosure and Their Banking Relationship

Firms face a trade-off between patenting, thereby disclosing innovation, and secrecy. We show that this trade-off interacts with firms’ financing choices. As a shock to innovation disclosure, we study the American Inventor’s Prote ...

Executive Hubris: Good News for Innovation
YANG, Hongyan | TANG, Yi | LI, J. T.

Overconfidence among top managers may be “instrumental” to firm innovation, according to a pioneering new study of more than 6,000 U.S. and Chinese companies. Given the crucial role played by executives in every aspect ...