Leadership study hints that age beats height

Professor Mark Elgar, an expert in evolutionary biology and animal behaviour from the School of BioSciences, analysed data from elite-level team sports to shine a light on the nature of leadership.

Beware the 'awestruck effect'

Charismatic business leaders can cause their followers to suppress emotions, which can harm companies over the long term, according to new research. 

Facial cues factor into future retail pay

Trying to score a pay rise? A UWA study has found having attractive, trustworthy or dominant facial traits can increase a person's pay in retail workplaces.

Power can corrupt even the honest

When appointing a new leader, selectors base their choice on several factors and typically look for leaders with desirable characteristics such as honesty and trustworthiness. However once leaders are in power, can we trust ...

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