9 June 2017

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The Dirty Dozen: A Concise Measure of the Dark Triad

There has been an exponential increase of interest in the dark side of human nature during the last decade. To better understand this dark side, the authors developed and validated a concise, 12-item measure of the Dark Triad: narcissism, psychopathy, Machiavellianism. Known as the 'Dirty Dozen', this measure is a consise psychological assessment of the the three dark personality traints most often found in leadership.

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13 October 2017

9th International Conference Retrospective: Collaboration in a Competitive World

If you have missed CRF's 9th International Conference in Amsterdam - Collaboration in a Competitive World: Driving Innovation, Efficiency and Productivity - access a summary of all speaker presentations and conference proceeding here. Our keynote speakers included Amy C. Edmondson, Rob Cross, Hamish Taylor, Margaret Heffernan and Alex Steele.

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9 October 2017

Reclaiming Your Day: How Successful People Manage Collaborative Overload

The collaborative intensity of work has exploded over the past decade. Collaborative time demands have risen by more than 50 percent over the past decade, and most knowledge workers or leaders now spend 85 percent or more of their work time on email, in meetings and on the phone. To help address this critical issue, Rob's team conducted both quantitative and qualitative research over the past several years looking into collaborative overload. Download this article, kindly shared with CRF by Rob Cross, to find out how top executive can reclaime 18 - 24% of their time spent on collaborative tasks.

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6 October 2017

Four Experiments in the Art of Collaboration

During his session at CRF's 9th International Conference, Alex Steele, Leadership Consultant and Jazz Pianist, performed with a live jazz band to conduct four experiments in the art of collaboration. With the use of jazz as an analogy, Alex demonstrated the collaborative process that can be drawn from jazz musicians: the improvisational mindset, responsiveness to change and disruption, accepting new and novel ideas, managing ambiguity and finding confidence in uncertainty.

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9 June 2017

Political Skills in Organizations

This paper from the Journal of Management was kindly shared by our speaker, Oliver James. It defines characteristics and dimensions of political skills, as well as effects of political skills on self and others.

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14 July 2016

Progress - Issue 4: Good and effective leadership

Within this fourth edition of our e-magazine - Progress – Andy Newall, Group HR Director at Imperial Brands, provides his recommendations on what constitutes effective leadership.

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14 July 2014

Progress - Issue 2: Repressed Narcissism and The Values of High-performing Teams

Within this second edition of our e-magazine - Progress - Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic, Professor of Business Psychology at University College London discusses the area of repressed narcissism and the values of high-performing teams.

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