New Evidence That CEOs Rarely Combine Integrity, Innovation, and Risk-Taking

Corporate chief executive officers who have a high degree of integrity—that is, a commitment to act by a morally justified set of principles and values—tend to be less creative, more risk-averse, and less likely to take initiative than other CEOs, according to new research I co-authored.

Elon Musk and What Makes an Organization Trustworthy

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“Tell us how you think about trust,” a moderator said to Elon Musk.

The Four Top Workplace Trends That Will Make Or Break Companies in 2023

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Uncertainty shaped 2022—a tumultuous year in which employees and organizations faced meaningful cultural shifts.

The Race to Cooperation

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In this episode of Re:Thinking with Adam Grant, Adam speaks with Andrea Jones-Rooy, a data scientist who’s skeptical about data (as well as a comedian).

Estonia’s Prime Minister Kaja Kallas on Leading with Strength and Sincerity

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In this episode of Re:Thinking with Adam Grant, Adam speaks with Kaja Kallas, Estonia’s prime minister—the first woman to hold the position.

3 Organizational Issues Most Leaders Fail to Get Right

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When surveys find workers feeling disrespected at work as a leading reason for quitting, it can be all too easy for leadership to brush this off as either a generational problem (“kids these days”) or something that only HR can address. When…

The Culture That Tech Companies Have Worked So Hard to Cultivate Is Lost Amid Layoffs

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As companies like Amazon and Meta lay off thousands of employees to cut costs, they lose something valuable in the process that can’t be quantified: workplace culture.

FTX Bankruptcy Is Bad News for the Charities That Crypto Mogul Sam Bankman-Fried Generously Supported

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FTX, an exchange for trading cryptocurrencies, quickly became bankrupt and defunct in November 2022.