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Klodiana Lanaj and Remy Jennings

This quick morning routine tip can make you much better at your job

Do you have aspirations of rising to a leadership role in your company? Similarly, perhaps you just want to build a better reputation for yourself among co-workers and be seen as a more diligent employee. If either scenario sounds familiar, a study from Martin L. Schaffel Professor Klodiana Lanaj and Ph.D. student Remy Jennings have a new suggestion on how to start your day. Read the suggestion in this story from Ladders. 

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Warrington management department among top 3 in research productivity

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Despite its small size, the Department of Management at the University of Florida Warrington College of Business was ranked No. 3 for research productivity in the 2020 Texas A&M/University of Georgia Rankings of Management Department Research Productivity. “It is great that the Management Department continues to take the lead on this productivity ranking,” said Mo Wang, Lanzillotti-McKethan Eminent Scholar Chair, Department of Management Chair and Director of the Human Resource Research Center. “It is a true testament

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With great power comes…benefits and costs?

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Power is often necessary for employees to succeed in their workplace. But as the famous saying goes, “With great power comes great responsibility.” New research from the University of Florida Warrington College of Business finds that feeling psychologically powerful makes leaders’ jobs seem more demanding. And perceptions of heightened job demands both help and hurt powerful leaders. Trevor Foulk (Ph.D. ’17) of the University of Maryland Robert H. Smith School of Business and Klodiana Lanaj, Martin L.

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Alternative New Year’s Resolution: Focus on three key strivings instead of setting big goals

COLLEGE PARK, Md. – After a year like 2020, with so much turmoil, is anyone even making new year’s resolutions? It feels like it’s resolve enough just to carry on from day to day. And while this is a moment, if ever there was one, to give yourself a pass on a full-scale, full new year resolution, you can still have meaningful goals that can help you this year, says Trevor A. Foulk (Ph.D. ’17) an assistant professor of management and

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Research Roundup: Innovative ideas from Warrington in 2019-2020

Over the 2019-2020 academic year, Warrington College of Business faculty members reminded us why they’re some of the best in the world. From producing hundreds of new research papers, to teaching countless students the fundamentals of business, to writing or being quoted in the news about trending topics, the innovative ideas from Warrington faculty members continued to elevate the college into one of the most respected. Warrington faculty had 128 papers accepted or published in the 2019-2020 academic year, including:

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How self-reflection energizes leaders

Squeezing the Orange of Social Science podcast hosts Professor Dan Cable and comedian Akin Omobitan are joined by author and leadership mentor Terence Mauri. Together, the trio squeeze a research paper by Martin L. Schaffel Professor Klodiana Lanaj, W.A. McGriff, III Professor Amir Erez and Trevor Foulk (Ph.D. ’17) of the University of Maryland Robert H. Smith School of Business that scientifically finds measurable methods by which leaders can better harness their energy and be more influential at work. Listen in on

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Warrington management department ranked No. 4 in research productivity per capita

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The Department of Management at the University of Florida Warrington College of Business ranked No. 4 for research productivity per capita in the 2019 Texas A&M/University of Georgia Rankings of Management Department Research Productivity. “I am really proud of our department’s prolific work,” said Mo Wang, Lanzillotti-McKethan Eminent Scholar Chair, Department of Management Chair and Director of the Human Resource Research Center. “Compared to our peers, we are a rather small department, but we have world-class productivity.”

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Warrington management professor named among 30 thinkers to watch

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Dr. Klodiana Lanaj, Martin L. Schaffel Professor in the University of Florida Warrington College of Business’ Department of Management, was named among a list of 30 worldwide thinkers to watch in the coming year as a member of Thinkers50 Radar Class of 2020. Thinkers50 Radar is produced annually and features the top 30 emerging management and business thinkers whose ideas are likely to make lasting contributions to how organizations are managed and led. Thinkers50 Radar brings an

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UF Warrington management department highlights new research at co-hosted conference with Shanghai Jiao Tong University

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – In early summer 2019, the University of Florida Warrington College of Business’ Department of Management worked with faculty from one of China’s most prestigious universities, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, to co-organize a workshop highlighting recent research advancements in the management field. The workshop, titled Advancements in Organization and Management Research, was hosted at Shanghai Jiao Tong University’s Antai College of Economics and Management over two days this May. More than fifty scholars from across China joined Warrington

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Leadership SOS: First-ever study finds that leaders are in worse mood after helping employees with personal issues

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – It’s not uncommon for employees to send an SOS signal to their leaders when they need help, regardless of whether it’s related to an in-office problem or one of personal nature. In fact, some researchers estimate that leaders spend an average of 2.5 hours per week helping employees with personal problems like marital issues, challenging children and employee depression. Spending all of that time helping employees with personal problems can cause leaders to send out a distress