A Meta-Analysis of the Relative Contribution of Leadership Styles to Followers’ Mental Health (2022)

This recent global meta-analysis of 53 studies comprising 93,470 participants explores the relative contribution of leadership styles to followers’ mental health. The study found transformational and destructive leadership were the strongest predictors of overall and negative aspects of mental health. In contrast, the strongest predictors of positive mental health outcomes were relations-oriented and task-oriented leadership.

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Q&A Blockbuster: How leaders can navigate the future of work

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Cultivating a wellbeing culture requires strategic and sustainable leadership. However, at a time when we’re asking our leaders to ‘dig deep’, this also requires them to prioritise and nurture their own personal wellbeing. In this blockbuster Faculty member Audrey McGibbon, Psychologist and CEO GLWS Wellbeing shares her insights into how leaders can navigate the future of work in these unprecedented times.

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Wellbeing – whose responsibility is it anyway?

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A leaders’ wellbeing has a direct impact on their teams’ performance – and the organisation’s bottom line. Successful organisations rely on having healthy, resilient and high performing leaders. This webinar explores what responsibility leaders can reasonably be expected to take for their team’s wellbeing and how practitioners can help leaders optimise wellbeing for their people.

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Leaders supporting leaders: Leaders’ role in building resilience and psychologically healthy workplaces during the pandemic and beyond

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This research paper explores ongoing challenges for leaders related to building resilience and psychologically healthy workplaces. It emphasises the need for supports and reflective time for leaders to bounce back in the face of adversity, personally, organisationally, and systemically, and respect the boundaries and limits each person brings to their work and to their health.

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