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Jun 6, 2022

Poole Podcast Season 2, Episode 5: Leadership in a Post-COVID World

Bradley Kirkman and Donald Thompson discuss the future of work through the lens of emotional intelligence, generational differences in leadership, and diversity in the C-suite.

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Apr 4, 2022

Study Finds Empowering Workers Can Backfire

If institutional obstacles make it difficult for workers to thrive, empowering them can lead to unethical behavior.

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Oct 13, 2021

Why Some Business Leaders Oppose Empowering Workers – And Why They Should Do It Anyway

How (and why) business leaders should be doing more to support their workers.

Passion at Work

Sep 1, 2021

Finding Passion in Everyday Work

In a new research paper, Jeffrey Pollack, professor of entrepreneurship; and Brad Kirkman, General (Ret.) H. Hugh Shelton Distinguished Professor of Leadership, set out to discover whether or not feeling passionate about work actually leads to better outcomes for employees and their companies.

Aug 17, 2021

Making Sense of Emergent Leadership

Brad Kirkman and his co-authors set out to define emergent leadership, organize existing literature into a clear framework and propose new research directions.

Feb 23, 2021

5 Ways to Make Your Virtual Team More Resilient in Times of Crisis

Brad Kirkman offers a timely guide for keeping those teams resilient in the face of adversity.

Aug 21, 2020

Equipping Leaders to Support Virtual Teams

Poole's Brad Kirkman, professor of leadership, is fielding inquiries from business leaders struggling to lead their teams in a new, entirely virtual work environment.

May 20, 2020

There’s an ‘I’ in Team: Why 3D Team Leadership is Necessary in Uncertain Times

Brad Kirkman, General (Ret.) H. Hugh Shelton distinguished professor of leadership and department head of the department of management, innovation and entrepreneurship, provides must-have tips for leaders during complex and uncertain times.

Apr 6, 2020

Maintaining Resilient Teams When Adversity Strikes

Bradley Kirkman explains the critical role teams play when navigating uncertain times.