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Month: August 2016

Employee Resistance to Organizational Change: Managerial Influence Tactics and Leader-Member Exchange

Employee Resistance to Organizational Change: Managerial Influence Tactics and Leader-Member Exchange

Who conducted the study? Stacie A. Furst from the University of Cincinnati, and Daniel M. Cable from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. What was the aim of the study? The aim of the study was to determine the ideal influence tactics to compensate for employee resistance during organizational change. Researchers¬†focused on using the Leader-member exchange (LMX) to correlate tactics with positive or negative results to employee resistance. LMX suggests exchanges ¬†between employees and their managers develop a…

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Relational Energy: Energizing the Workforce

Relational Energy: Energizing the Workforce

Who conducted the study? The study was conducted by Bradley P Owens of Brigham Young University, Wayne E. Baker of the University of Michigan, Dana McDaniel Sumpter of California State University, Long beach, and Kim S. Cameron of the University of Michigan. What was the aim of the study? In the industrial and organizational field, the idea of energy at the workplace is one of great importance to organizations and other workplaces wherein human involvement is needed for the company…

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