Research about virtuous leadership winner of Emerald Outstanding Paper Award
The paper “Virtuous leadership: a source of employee well-being and trust” has been awarded the Outstanding Paper Award from Emerald. This paper, published in Management Research Review, provides novel evidence that a supervisor’s virtuous leadership positively influences the work-related well-being of subordinates through greater trust. This insight holds across industries and countries and ultimately benefits organizational performance. In other words, virtuous leadership pays off!
The paper is written by Martijn Hendriks, Martijn Burger, Antoinette Rijsenbilt, Emma Pleeging and Harry Commandeur. All scientists are employed at Erasmus University Rotterdam.