Rosenbaum and Billinger study the dark side of leadership

Steven Rosenbaum and Stephan Billinger discussing their latest experimental research project about the role of managers in inducing and sustaining worker cooperation.

A new study sheds light on the ‘dark side of leadership’. It shows how managers in a hierarchy can act opportunistically and try to manipulate their subordinates. The results are important for the design of hierarchies in organizations. The study was recently featured in The Economist.

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