"Although there is an increasing trend of women taking management positions, the fact remains that women are working for major corporations but not leading them," writes MRG client Lynda McDermott of EquiPro International in T+D Magazine. But there are specific steps that women can take to move forward in their approach to leadership, according to MRG president, Tricia Naddaff.
MRG's Rob Kabacoff writes about developing strategic thinkers in Harvard Business Review's blog. In the study cited, MRG found that a strategic approach to leadership was, on average, 10 times more important to the perception of effectiveness than other behaviors studied.
Will we ever have a year where we don't stand back and marvel at all that has transpired in our lives and the world around us? This year, like so many before, has brought much into our lives - new beginnings to celebrate, passages to mourn, learning to embrace, challenges to navigate, and gifts to be grateful for.
Leaders in today's global business environment are frequently called upon to manage across countries and cultures. In his guest blog post, Rob Kabacoff describes MRG’s 10-year study of cross-cultural differences and some surprising findings.
In his blog published in Huffington Post, David Rock of the Neuroleadership Institute cites MRG research showing that less than 1% of leaders were ranked high in both goal and social focus.
In an article published in Psychology Today, David Rock of the Neuroleadership Institute cites MRG research showing that less than 1% of leaders were ranked high in both goal and social focus.
Fortune magazine’s article, Why Organizations Fail by David Rock of the Neuroleadership Institute, cites MRG research in this discussion.
With more than 18,000 global leaders participating, the Hay Group rankings show at least one common theme: 14 of the top 20 organizations utilize MRG leadership assessments in at least part of their leadership development programs.
Matthew D. Lieberman, Ph.D. from the Social Cognitive Neuroscience Lab at UCLA, shares MRG research findings in his recently published book, Social: Why our brains are wired to connect.
Two MRG articles authored by MRG VP of Research, Rob Kabacoff, Ph.D. appeared in the first issue of the International Journal of Contemporary Research in Management, Engineering and Health Sciences (volume1, issue 1, 2013):
- The Glass Ceiling Revisited: Gender and Perceptions of Competency
- Leading Across Boundaries: Country Differences in Leadership
BBC America has featured MRG Research in an article, “Taking a chance on gold star workers.”
Organized by the Global Science and Technology Forum, MRG presented a large scale global study of cultural differences in leadership involving over 96,000 leaders across 30 industries in over 26 countries. The conference was attended by leading HR professionals, consulting organizations and academics in Asia/Pacific.
OI Partner's Inc. blog, The vOIce: "Generation, Age and Leadership:Differences Matter" features a guest post by MRG's Vice President of Research, Robert Kabacoff, Ph.D.
Founded in 1983, MRG is proud to be celebrating its 30th year providing individuals and groups meaningful and actionable insights. In celebration of 30 years in business, MRG is introducing a special webpage showcasing a look back at the history of the company and just a few of the people who have made our time so successful and enjoyable: The MRG 30th Anniversary Page
MRG's Vice President of Research, Robert Kabacoff, Ph.D. recently conducted a Master tutorial on data analysis and visualization using the open-source R language at the SIOP conference in Houston, TX, USA. Rob's audience included 100 Ph.D. I/O Psychologists, scientists from industry and academia and many current students interested in making the transition to this powerful platform.
Management Research Group findings indicate numerous gender differences exist between men and women in leadership and may play a significant role in career progression. Considering the recent coverage of Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg's book "Lean In", Management Research Group discoveries add a new perspective to the conversation.
Management Research Group has been approved for continuing education credits in 2013 by the International Coach Federation (ICF) and American Psychological Association (APA) for the Strategic Leadership Development (SLD) and Personal Directions (PD) assessment products.
MRG is pleased to offer the following flexible and easy-to-use enhancements for our reports as part of our latest Quest release.
Organizers of the Neuroleadership Summit 2012, aimed to make "the most brain-friendly conference in the world". Both as a summit sponsor and as attendees, we feel they hit their mark!
MRG's Vice President of Research, Rob Kabacoff, a renowned scholar of global leadership behaviors, was recently interviewed by Decision Stats blog.
MRG network member, John Myers of Kensington International, was featured on the August 25 edition of the Game Changers Radio Show as he discussed the benefits of using assessments for smarter selection with MRG products.
MRG is proud to be a lead sponsor for the 2012 Global NeuroLeadership Summit, happening October 15-17, 2012.
MRG released updates to our assessment product lines on June 16th.
Many of you have worked with Rob over the years on client research projects, but did you also know that Rob is a thought-leader in the world of statistics and statistical computing? Rob has recently published two books, he writes a blog that has over 10,000 visitors per day, and he was recently invited to eBay Headquarters in San Jose, CA to train 100+ Silicon Valley software developers in data analytics!
MRG's Vice President of Research, Dr. Robert I. Kabacoff, presented "The Glass Ceiling Revisited: Gender and Perceptions of Competency" at the 27th Annual Conference of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, April 26-28, 2012. In his presentation Rob focused on new large-scale research into differences found when male and female executives are evaluated by their bosses and how these differences can have a direct bearing on advancement to senior levels.