Klodiana Lanaj Articles

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

Reading Time: 3 minutes 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

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

Reading Time: 3 minutes 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

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Warrington management professor receives award for distinguished early career contributions

Reading Time: 2 minutes GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Dr. Klodiana Lanaj, Martin L. Schaffel Professor in the Department of Management at the University of Florida Warrington College of Business, is the recipient of the 2019 Distinguished Early Career Contributions Science Award by the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP). The Distinguished Early Career Contributions

Leaders: Looking for more energy at work? Try writing about yourself

Reading Time: 2 minutes GAINESVILLE, Fla. –  For those in leadership roles, reaching for a sugary soda or double-shot of espresso might be how they attempt to increase their waning energy each day at work. However, new research from the Warrington College of Business at the University of Florida suggests that there is an

Agree to Disagree: Why Teams Perform Better with Divergent Perspectives

Reading Time: 2 minutes COLLEGE PARK, Md. – Team members aren’t always going to agree with leaders’ goals and strategies — but that’s not necessarily a bad thing. In certain circumstances, having disagreement among teams, and the discourse that this disagreement elicits, can translate into success for certain types of teams who are tackling

Warrington Management Department ranked No. 1 in research productivity per capita

Reading Time: 1 minute GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The Management Department at the University of Florida Warrington College of Business ranked No. 1 for research productivity per capita in the Texas A&M/University of Georgia Rankings of Management Department Research Productivity. Warrington’s Management Department was the top-ranked group for its production of research per capita in

Practicing social mindfulness improves service employees’ well-being

Reading Time: 1 minute Think back to your last experience with a customer service representative. Was your representative pleasant, helpful and able to solve your problem efficiently? If this was your experience, your customer service representative might have practiced social mindfulness and attempted to take on your perspective as a customer when solving your

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Women may fare better than men in assertive team leadership

Reading Time: 1 minute Research by Warrington management professor Dr. Klodiana Lanaj focuses on how women can showcase their leadership skills in the workplace without being penalized. Learn more about her innovative study.

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Late-night smartphone use has detrimental effects on next-day work productivity

Reading Time: 2 minutes GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Staying up late to work on your smartphone has negative effects on your productivity the next day, a recent University of Florida study shows. Klodiana Lanaj, an assistant professor of management at the Warrington College of Business Administration, and co-researchers Christopher M. Barnes (University of Washington) and