By Cheryl Wakslak, University of Southern California, and Priyanka Joshi, San Francisco State University
When someone gives a speech, leads a meeting, or sends us an email, we don’t generally think much about how abstract or concrete their language is. But the authors’ research suggests that this subtle difference in communication style can substantially impact how people are perceived, as more-abstract speech tends to be associated with power and leadership.
By Eric Anicich, University of Southern California
CEO is probably not the job you think of when you hear the term "gig work." More likely, it's an Uber driver or food delivery person that comes to mind. But freelancing is increasingly common in all sectors and across skill levels.
Data science is emerging as a powerful weapon in the fight against climate change from algorithms that analyze thousands of satellite images to precision agriculture that reduces water use and soil depletion.
By Nandini Rajagopalan, University of Southern California, Sun Hyun Park, Seoul National University, and Sung Hun (Brian) Chung, Rice University
As a CEO, it’s only natural to want to take credit for unexpected positive outcomes — especially if your compensation is tied to self-reported updates on company performance. But in a recent study, the authors find a hidden cost to taking credit for success.