Blog Category: Conferences

Destructive Leaders and Workplace Bullying

October 13, 2014 | By | 2 Comments

Workplace bullying is estimated to cost Australian organisations between $6 billion and $36 billion annually, while the average workers’ compensation claim is almost $20,000. These figures should disturb most people, but what’s more alarming is the recent finding that bullying can be committed unintentionally by managers reacting to workplace pressure …

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Neuroscience and destructive leadership

July 12, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

A recent study links a leader’s cognitive resources and emotions to bullying behavior in the workplace. We all know that the psychological, physical and organisational damage caused by workplace bullying is substantial. However, it becomes increasingly harmful when committed by leaders, and until recently we had no way to accurately assess this tendency …

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Leadership theory at a third tipping point

November 28, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

Leadership scholars have recently suggested that the field is fast approaching a third ‘tipping point’. Most now agree that leadership is far more complex than simple personality or transformational leadership theories …

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Speaking about neuroscience and leadership

October 18, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

Our Managing Director, Michael Collins, has presented his neurocognitive leadership research at the following academic and practitioner forums …

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