Tag: Ryne Sherman

RELEVANT Releases Article on Humility and New Leadership

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For years, organizations across the globe have notoriously and foolishly promoted charismatic individuals into leadership roles, only to see these clever office politicians fail time and time again. In response to this global epidemic, RELEVANT Managementberatung and Hogan recently collaborated on a new article titled “Our View on New Leadership: How to Grow Humility in… Read more »

You Might Be a Narcissist If…

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A narcissist is defined as “a person who has an excessive interest in or admiration of themselves.” Given their self-obsession, it seems obvious that narcissists would be more likely to overuse first-person pronouns like “I,” “me,” “my,” and “mine.” We might especially think this is true on social media, where everyone has a platform to… Read more »

Mitigating Banking and Financial Risk Requires Better Leadership Selection

On December 14th, 2017 the Australian government launched the Royal Commission into Misconduct in the Banking, Superannuation, and Financial Services Industry. The Commission was launched on the heels of numerous banking scandals involving the Big Four Australian banks. The Commission provided a preliminary report in August of 2018 and the final report was made public in February… Read more »

Is Mental Toughness Part of Personality?

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*This post was authored by Georgi P. Yankov of Development Dimensions International and Ryne Sherman. Do us a favor. Go to Google and search for the term “mental toughness.” Then click on “news” to see the latest news on mental toughness. We can almost guarantee that you will find an article published within the past… Read more »

Our Assessments Work Anywhere

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*This post was authored by Ryne Sherman and Brandon Ferrell. A recently published study suggests that some of the most common personality assessments (i.e., one’s based on the Big 5) don’t work in other countries. The study was published in a prestigious journal (Science Advances, impact factor > 12), and it has already gained prominent… Read more »

Personality Theory and The Nature of Human Nature

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*This article was written by Dr. Robert Hogan and Dr. Ryne Sherman for a special issue of Personality and Individual Differences. People are the deadliest invasive species in the history of the earth. People have the potential to kill every living thing and, in certain instances have already done so (e.g., passenger pigeons, western black… Read more »

The 8 Personality Traits to Succeed in Cybersecurity

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Cybersecurity threats are on the rise. With the rapid increase of security breaches, company hacks and data leaks, cybercrime has become one of the most significant threats to global business. Skilled cybersecurity professionals are key for the safety of companies and governments, but there is an anticipated skills shortage of 1.8 million workers by 2022…. Read more »

Personality Assessment and Performance Management

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*This article was authored by Hogan Chief Science Officer Ryne Sherman, and was originally published by Training Industry on December 10, 2018. A critical task for leaders is to ensure that their followers are working efficiently toward the organization’s goals. In business, employees whose work is aligned with the organization’s objectives are more productive. So-called… Read more »